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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

Total Box Office Gross: $3,266,253,968
Tickets Sold: 387,455,832
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $361,394,375 42,870,032
2 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $321,322,593 38,116,559
3 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $318,512,489 37,783,213
4 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $209,656,800 24,870,320
5 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $193,912,566 23,002,676
6 The Revenant Dec 25 20th Century Fox Adventure R $182,149,894 21,607,342
7 Kung Fu Panda 3 Jan 29 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $141,723,337 16,811,783
8 Ride Along 2 Jan 15 Universal Comedy PG-13 $90,862,685 10,778,491
9 10 Cloverfield Lane Mar 11 Paramount Pictures Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $70,949,749 8,416,340
10 The Divergent Series: Allegiant Mar 18 Lionsgate Action PG-13 $65,239,124 7,738,923
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Biggest Weekends of 2016

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Mar 25, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $166,007,347 4,242 Warner Bros. Action
2 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
3 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
5 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
6 Apr 22, 2016 The Jungle Book $61,538,821 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
7 Feb 19, 2016 Deadpool $56,470,167 3,722 20th Century Fox Action
8 Mar 11, 2016 Zootopia $51,339,887 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Apr 1, 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice $51,335,254 4,256 Warner Bros. Action
10 Jan 8, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $42,353,785 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 6 $759,675,202 90,115,679 23.26%
2 20th Century Fox 10 $744,077,850 88,265,458 22.78%
3 Warner Bros. 16 $425,992,290 50,532,887 13.04%
4 Universal 8 $279,202,360 33,120,086 8.55%
5 Paramount Pictures 8 $275,577,025 32,690,036 8.44%
6 Lionsgate 11 $200,566,263 23,791,960 6.14%
7 Sony Pictures 11 $164,798,127 19,549,001 5.05%
8 Focus Features 5 $92,480,738 10,970,429 2.83%
9 STX Entertainment 3 $45,027,743 5,341,368 1.38%
10 Open Road 3 $42,109,769 4,995,227 1.29%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 23 $1,124,873,232 133,436,909 34.44%
2 Action 17 $903,577,306 107,185,913 27.66%
3 Comedy 40 $481,156,477 57,076,667 14.73%
4 Drama 107 $407,375,339 48,324,418 12.47%
5 Thriller/Suspense 23 $203,882,018 24,185,281 6.24%
6 Romantic Comedy 12 $61,940,560 7,347,629 1.90%
7 Horror 6 $29,405,194 3,488,158 0.90%
8 Western 2 $26,585,354 3,153,659 0.81%
9 Black Comedy 5 $12,076,747 1,432,589 0.37%
10 Documentary 61 $8,103,393 961,229 0.25%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 R 88 $1,429,048,104 169,519,305 43.75%
2 PG-13 53 $1,269,297,921 150,569,122 38.86%
3 PG 24 $862,524,012 102,316,005 26.41%
4 Not Rated 119 $21,738,137 2,578,601 0.67%
5 G 8 $2,716,884 322,283 0.08%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 148 $1,516,635,430 179,909,223 46.43%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 5 $691,055,375 81,975,724 21.16%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 37 $629,313,675 74,651,665 19.27%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 11 $183,315,401 21,745,594 5.61%
5 Based on Real Life Events 81 $117,688,802 13,960,675 3.60%
6 Based on Religious Text 1 $36,749,336 4,359,351 1.13%
7 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 2 $24,610,744 2,919,423 0.75%
8 Based on TV 1 $18,204,198 2,159,454 0.56%
9 Based on Short Film 2 $12,459,204 1,477,959 0.38%
10 Based on Movie 1 $11,686,940 1,386,351 0.36%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 286 $2,345,721,636 278,258,649 71.82%
2 Digital Animation 9 $489,538,578 58,071,001 14.99%
3 Animation/Live Action 4 $421,880,889 50,045,181 12.92%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $3,548,654 420,955 0.11%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.09%
6 Hand Animation 3 $965,595 114,542 0.03%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 122 $740,834,285 87,880,634 22.68%
2 Super Hero 2 $682,716,968 80,986,591 20.90%
3 Kids Fiction 12 $508,250,234 60,290,651 15.56%
4 Dramatization 34 $442,232,636 52,459,371 13.54%
5 Fantasy 19 $360,750,822 42,793,682 11.04%
6 Science Fiction 15 $344,354,186 40,848,650 10.54%
7 Historical Fiction 38 $174,227,712 20,667,561 5.33%
8 Factual 58 $8,062,018 956,322 0.25%
9 Multiple Creative Types 2 $3,015,279 357,683 0.09%
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