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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $11,213,988,096
Tickets Sold: 1,296,414,413
Average Ticket Price: $8.65

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Finding Dory Jun 17 Walt Disney Adventure PG $486,295,561 56,219,140
2 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec 16 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $424,987,707 49,131,526
3 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $408,084,349 47,177,381
4 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8 Universal Adventure PG $368,384,330 42,587,783
5 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $364,001,123 42,081,054
6 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $363,070,709 41,973,492
7 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $341,268,248 39,452,976
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $330,360,194 38,191,929
9 Suicide Squad Aug 5 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $325,100,054 37,583,821
10 Doctor Strange Nov 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $230,107,790 26,602,056
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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 Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $155,081,681 4,157 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory $135,060,273 4,305 Walt Disney Adventure
5 Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad $133,682,248 4,255 Warner Bros. Action
6 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
7 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 Universal Adventure
8 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
10 Nov 4, 2016 Doctor Strange $85,058,311 3,882 Walt Disney Adventure

Weekend Breakdown Domestic Box Office for 2016

Weekend No. 1 Movie Weeks in
Release
No. 1
Box
Office
Combined
Weekend
Box Office
No. 1 /
Combined
Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 3 $90,241,673 $219,433,982 41%
Jan 8, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 4 $42,353,785 $159,108,042 27%
Jan 15, 2016 Ride Along 2 New $35,243,095 $165,747,695 21%
Jan 22, 2016 The Revenant 5 $16,009,718 $113,552,694 14%
Jan 29, 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 New $41,282,042 $139,141,239 30%
Feb 5, 2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 2 $21,242,181 $95,457,471 22%
Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool New $132,434,639 $238,410,261 56%
Feb 19, 2016 Deadpool 2 $56,470,167 $141,824,388 40%
Feb 26, 2016 Deadpool 3 $31,115,195 $112,368,782 28%
Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia New $75,063,401 $163,256,451 46%
Mar 11, 2016 Zootopia 2 $51,339,887 $135,238,171 38%
Mar 18, 2016 Zootopia 3 $37,164,158 $131,193,607 28%
Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice New $166,007,347 $252,187,885 66%
Apr 1, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2 $51,335,254 $132,575,608 39%
Apr 8, 2016 The Boss New $23,586,645 $104,943,680 22%
Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book New $103,261,464 $176,383,042 59%
Apr 22, 2016 The Jungle Book 2 $61,538,821 $128,171,223 48%
Apr 29, 2016 The Jungle Book 3 $43,714,706 $108,288,819 40%
May 6, 2016 Captain America: Civil War New $179,139,142 $239,261,747 75%
May 13, 2016 Captain America: Civil War 2 $72,637,142 $130,700,002 56%
May 20, 2016 The Angry Birds Movie New $38,155,177 $137,018,908 28%
May 27, 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse New $65,769,562 $163,996,584 40%
Jun 3, 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of … New $35,316,382 $134,807,821 26%
Jun 10, 2016 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist New $40,406,314 $152,695,488 26%
Jun 17, 2016 Finding Dory New $135,060,273 $232,909,024 58%
Jun 24, 2016 Finding Dory 2 $72,959,954 $188,434,933 39%
Jul 1, 2016 Finding Dory 3 $41,817,176 $190,311,778 22%
Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets New $104,352,905 $217,493,192 48%
Jul 15, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets 2 $50,838,355 $162,984,992 31%
Jul 22, 2016 Star Trek Beyond New $59,253,211 $195,879,955 30%
Jul 29, 2016 Jason Bourne New $59,215,365 $190,040,570 31%
Aug 5, 2016 Suicide Squad New $133,682,248 $228,617,027 58%
Aug 12, 2016 Suicide Squad 2 $43,536,013 $172,326,436 25%
Aug 19, 2016 Suicide Squad 3 $20,855,401 $132,089,690 16%
Aug 26, 2016 Don’t Breathe New $26,411,706 $116,878,151 23%
Sep 2, 2016 Don’t Breathe 2 $15,833,223 $99,575,464 16%
Sep 9, 2016 Sully New $35,028,301 $100,824,206 35%
Sep 16, 2016 Sully 2 $21,653,017 $89,845,916 24%
Sep 23, 2016 The Magnificent Seven New $34,703,397 $104,079,097 33%
Sep 30, 2016 Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar … New $28,871,140 $114,410,793 25%
Oct 7, 2016 The Girl on the Train New $24,536,265 $104,071,421 24%
Oct 14, 2016 The Accountant New $24,710,273 $98,931,424 25%
Oct 21, 2016 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween New $28,501,448 $124,972,915 23%
Oct 28, 2016 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween 2 $17,220,312 $89,069,356 19%
Nov 4, 2016 Doctor Strange New $85,058,311 $191,556,882 44%
Nov 11, 2016 Doctor Strange 2 $42,970,065 $158,339,917 27%
Nov 18, 2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them New $74,403,387 $157,961,951 47%
Nov 25, 2016 Moana New $56,631,401 $184,408,667 31%
Dec 2, 2016 Moana 2 $28,270,989 $95,512,474 30%
Dec 9, 2016 Moana 3 $18,533,804 $83,197,059 22%
Dec 16, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story New $155,081,681 $211,574,224 73%
Dec 23, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2 $64,033,768 $181,056,783 35%
Dec 30, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 3 $49,609,002 $186,298,831 27%

The highest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown in bold.

The lowest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown underlined.

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 17 $2,934,895,822 339,294,307 26.17%
2 Warner Bros. 33 $1,896,882,126 219,292,714 16.92%
3 20th Century Fox 24 $1,453,416,586 168,025,027 12.96%
4 Universal 21 $1,405,785,527 162,518,547 12.54%
5 Sony Pictures 25 $907,849,787 104,953,719 8.10%
6 Paramount Pictures 18 $843,739,756 97,542,159 7.52%
7 Lionsgate 26 $663,570,692 76,713,363 5.92%
8 STX Entertainment 7 $195,608,870 22,613,740 1.74%
9 Focus Features 9 $167,711,113 19,388,565 1.50%
10 Open Road 8 $105,841,222 12,235,975 0.94%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 49 $4,540,600,189 524,924,853 40.49%
2 Action 52 $2,296,781,414 265,523,836 20.48%
3 Comedy 98 $1,444,758,242 167,024,027 12.88%
4 Drama 277 $1,339,212,563 154,822,122 11.94%
5 Thriller/Suspense 66 $658,328,925 76,107,361 5.87%
6 Horror 28 $479,705,329 55,457,250 4.28%
7 Western 7 $147,173,775 17,014,306 1.31%
8 Romantic Comedy 29 $137,174,695 15,858,331 1.22%
9 Documentary 157 $50,795,237 5,872,206 0.45%
10 Black Comedy 6 $48,370,932 5,592,013 0.43%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 138 $5,471,245,784 632,513,891 48.79%
2 PG 61 $3,033,901,798 350,740,063 27.05%
3 R 222 $2,608,090,310 301,513,224 23.26%
4 Not Rated 365 $93,841,356 10,848,533 0.84%
5 G 10 $13,688,347 1,582,462 0.12%
6 NC-17 2 $35,527 4,106 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 378 $4,726,528,782 546,419,326 42.15%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 15 $1,907,027,954 220,465,653 17.01%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 101 $1,852,805,015 214,197,060 16.52%
4 Spin-Off 2 $649,112,965 75,041,960 5.79%
5 Based on Real Life Events 207 $438,324,386 50,673,239 3.91%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 26 $419,654,754 48,514,987 3.74%
7 Remake 11 $317,651,343 36,722,695 2.83%
8 Based on Game 6 $238,684,480 27,593,579 2.13%
9 Based on TV 3 $181,860,532 21,024,337 1.62%
10 Based on Toy 2 $154,155,309 17,821,422 1.37%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 730 $7,489,319,061 865,816,872 66.79%
2 Digital Animation 25 $2,259,299,482 261,190,679 20.15%
3 Animation/Live Action 19 $1,404,516,914 162,371,889 12.52%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 2 $51,571,742 5,962,051 0.46%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 325,643 0.03%
6 Hand Animation 4 $984,986 113,869 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 344 $2,541,370,193 293,799,856 22.66%
2 Kids Fiction 25 $2,326,544,648 268,964,687 20.75%
3 Super Hero 9 $1,898,026,547 219,425,030 16.93%
4 Science Fiction 36 $1,449,222,225 167,540,122 12.92%
5 Fantasy 41 $1,365,726,564 157,887,445 12.18%
6 Dramatization 79 $901,517,837 104,221,675 8.04%
7 Historical Fiction 87 $648,466,660 74,967,199 5.78%
8 Factual 155 $74,465,811 8,608,689 0.66%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,140,488 363,061 0.03%
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