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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

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Total Box Office Gross: $10,077,313,059
Tickets Sold: 1,195,410,417
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Finding Dory Jun 17 Walt Disney Adventure PG $486,293,573 57,686,070
2 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $408,084,349 48,408,582
3 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8 Universal Adventure PG $368,015,345 43,655,438
4 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $364,001,123 43,179,255
5 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $363,070,709 43,068,886
6 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $341,268,248 40,482,591
7 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $330,360,194 39,188,635
8 Suicide Squad Aug 5 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $325,100,054 38,564,656
9 Doctor Strange Nov 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $215,309,177 25,540,827
10 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $194,453,283 23,066,818
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Biggest Weekends of 2016

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 Walt Disney Action
2 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,242 Warner Bros. Action
3 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 Warner Bros. Action
5 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
6 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 Universal Adventure
7 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Nov 4, 2016 Doctor Strange $85,058,311 3,882 Walt Disney Adventure
10 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 16 $2,404,374,092 285,216,373 23.86%
2 Warner Bros. 31 $1,826,904,188 216,714,598 18.13%
3 20th Century Fox 21 $1,366,572,491 162,108,231 13.56%
4 Universal 20 $1,234,581,804 146,450,976 12.25%
5 Sony Pictures 24 $845,791,781 100,331,160 8.39%
6 Paramount Pictures 15 $731,948,080 86,826,575 7.26%
7 Lionsgate 24 $620,980,599 73,663,168 6.16%
8 STX Entertainment 7 $193,970,574 23,009,554 1.92%
9 Focus Features 9 $158,340,797 18,783,007 1.57%
10 Open Road 8 $105,598,793 12,526,544 1.05%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 46 $3,791,515,981 449,764,625 37.62%
2 Action 48 $2,246,864,742 266,531,977 22.30%
3 Comedy 93 $1,354,651,477 160,694,078 13.44%
4 Drama 258 $1,204,120,828 142,837,450 11.95%
5 Thriller/Suspense 61 $610,611,952 72,433,179 6.06%
6 Horror 26 $479,370,208 56,864,782 4.76%
7 Romantic Comedy 27 $136,511,645 16,193,536 1.35%
8 Western 6 $119,936,709 14,227,364 1.19%
9 Documentary 153 $48,675,718 5,774,027 0.48%
10 Black Comedy 6 $48,370,932 5,737,949 0.48%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 130 $4,762,667,922 564,966,473 47.26%
2 R 209 $2,794,733,501 331,522,252 27.73%
3 PG 58 $2,763,916,082 327,866,648 27.43%
4 Not Rated 346 $80,775,202 9,581,701 0.80%
5 G 10 $12,265,440 1,454,969 0.12%
6 NC-17 2 $35,527 4,213 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 356 $4,257,505,302 505,041,967 42.25%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,892,244,311 224,465,510 18.78%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 93 $1,770,557,427 210,030,490 17.57%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 25 $410,874,476 48,739,549 4.08%
5 Based on Real Life Events 195 $409,565,391 48,584,167 4.06%
6 Remake 11 $317,393,363 37,650,453 3.15%
7 Based on Game 5 $198,811,381 23,583,791 1.97%
8 Spin-Off 1 $183,507,403 21,768,375 1.82%
9 Based on TV 3 $181,849,618 21,571,721 1.80%
10 Based on Toy 2 $145,190,109 17,223,025 1.44%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 690 $7,102,489,712 842,525,119 70.48%
2 Digital Animation 22 $1,991,398,986 236,227,625 19.76%
3 Animation/Live Action 16 $922,550,276 109,436,562 9.15%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $51,571,742 6,117,643 0.51%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.03%
6 Hand Animation 4 $999,956 118,618 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 323 $2,355,876,199 279,463,212 23.38%
2 Kids Fiction 24 $2,059,806,760 244,342,427 20.44%
3 Super Hero 9 $1,883,227,934 223,395,956 18.69%
4 Fantasy 43 $1,324,475,805 157,114,544 13.14%
5 Science Fiction 31 $903,484,242 107,174,864 8.97%
6 Dramatization 69 $850,299,777 100,865,894 8.44%
7 Historical Fiction 81 $619,284,609 73,461,947 6.15%
8 Factual 151 $72,208,948 8,565,633 0.72%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,140,488 372,535 0.03%
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