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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

Total Box Office Gross: $5,135,864,613
Tickets Sold: 609,236,403
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $402,874,448 47,790,563
2 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $363,070,709 43,068,886
3 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $357,124,123 42,363,478
4 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $340,175,356 40,352,948
5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $330,360,194 39,188,635
6 Finding Dory Jun 17 Walt Disney Adventure PG $236,525,059 28,057,539
7 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $194,453,283 23,066,818
8 The Revenant Dec 25 20th Century Fox Adventure R $182,317,546 21,627,229
9 X-Men: Apocalypse May 27 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $149,386,991 17,720,876
10 Kung Fu Panda 3 Jan 29 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $143,422,691 17,013,367
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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 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
5 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
6 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
7 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
8 May 13, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $72,637,142 4,226 Walt Disney Action
9 May 27, 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse $65,769,562 4,150 20th Century Fox Action
10 Apr 22, 2016 The Jungle Book $61,538,821 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 10 $1,644,035,147 195,021,958 32.01%
2 20th Century Fox 13 $914,133,957 108,438,185 17.80%
3 Warner Bros. 21 $694,253,724 82,355,118 13.52%
4 Universal 12 $423,984,049 50,294,662 8.26%
5 Paramount Pictures 9 $352,856,397 41,857,220 6.87%
6 Sony Pictures 14 $319,373,041 37,885,290 6.22%
7 Lionsgate 12 $253,689,944 30,093,700 4.94%
8 Focus Features 6 $102,020,160 12,102,032 1.99%
9 Open Road 4 $74,765,900 8,869,025 1.46%
10 STX Entertainment 4 $47,782,715 5,668,173 0.93%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 29 $1,795,155,651 212,948,460 34.95%
2 Action 25 $1,554,082,942 184,351,465 30.26%
3 Comedy 54 $662,425,299 78,579,486 12.90%
4 Drama 140 $499,936,599 59,304,389 9.73%
5 Thriller/Suspense 37 $381,292,424 45,230,399 7.42%
6 Romantic Comedy 16 $102,578,530 12,168,262 2.00%
7 Black Comedy 6 $46,691,862 5,538,772 0.91%
8 Horror 9 $43,175,506 5,121,645 0.84%
9 Western 2 $26,585,354 3,153,659 0.52%
10 Documentary 87 $13,668,071 1,621,323 0.27%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 68 $2,211,592,722 262,347,859 43.06%
2 R 122 $1,728,498,004 205,041,219 33.66%
3 PG 33 $1,487,563,262 176,460,635 28.96%
4 Not Rated 165 $30,332,553 3,598,085 0.59%
5 G 9 $5,301,933 628,931 0.10%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 203 $2,250,018,901 266,906,050 43.81%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 9 $1,329,419,560 157,701,011 25.89%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 50 $918,355,771 108,938,978 17.88%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 13 $189,629,994 22,494,656 3.69%
5 Based on Game 3 $155,820,673 18,484,064 3.03%
6 Based on Real Life Events 112 $128,870,269 15,287,051 2.51%
7 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 2 $48,105,201 5,706,428 0.94%
8 Based on Religious Text 1 $36,880,033 4,374,855 0.72%
9 Based on TV 1 $18,240,037 2,163,705 0.36%
10 Based on Short Film 2 $14,537,685 1,724,517 0.28%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 390 $3,545,145,081 420,538,964 69.03%
2 Digital Animation 12 $862,993,714 102,371,727 16.80%
3 Animation/Live Action 7 $718,535,851 85,235,566 13.99%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $3,548,654 420,955 0.07%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.05%
6 Hand Animation 3 $965,595 114,542 0.02%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Super Hero 5 $1,321,059,897 156,709,357 25.72%
2 Contemporary Fiction 173 $1,133,102,050 134,412,969 22.06%
3 Kids Fiction 15 $881,644,185 104,584,119 17.17%
4 Fantasy 28 $736,449,313 87,360,518 14.34%
5 Dramatization 39 $451,816,472 53,596,240 8.80%
6 Science Fiction 18 $365,722,921 43,383,492 7.12%
7 Historical Fiction 45 $227,183,479 26,949,383 4.42%
8 Factual 85 $13,694,854 1,624,501 0.27%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,127,512 370,996 0.06%
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