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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

Total Box Office Gross: $4,109,758,393
Tickets Sold: 487,515,639
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $362,781,653 43,034,597
2 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $361,503,948 42,883,030
3 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $335,234,645 39,766,861
4 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $333,330,909 39,541,033
5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $328,843,925 39,008,769
6 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $194,432,936 23,064,405
7 The Revenant Dec 25 20th Century Fox Adventure R $182,317,546 21,627,229
8 Kung Fu Panda 3 Jan 29 20th Century Fox Adventure PG $142,835,369 16,943,697
9 Ride Along 2 Jan 15 Universal Comedy PG-13 $90,862,685 10,778,491
10 10 Cloverfield Lane Mar 11 Paramount Pictures Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $71,967,803 8,537,105
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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 Feb 12, 2016 Deadpool $132,434,639 3,558 20th Century Fox Action
4 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
5 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
6 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
7 May 13, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $72,637,142 4,226 Walt Disney Action
8 Apr 22, 2016 The Jungle Book $61,538,821 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Feb 19, 2016 Deadpool $56,470,167 3,722 20th Century Fox Action
10 Mar 11, 2016 Zootopia $51,339,887 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 9 $1,273,062,094 151,015,665 30.98%
2 20th Century Fox 11 $773,269,361 91,728,270 18.82%
3 Warner Bros. 18 $485,725,932 57,618,726 11.82%
4 Universal 9 $348,004,440 41,281,662 8.47%
5 Paramount Pictures 8 $277,373,646 32,903,158 6.75%
6 Sony Pictures 13 $250,152,403 29,674,063 6.09%
7 Lionsgate 11 $205,472,380 24,373,942 5.00%
8 Focus Features 6 $101,720,076 12,066,434 2.48%
9 Open Road 4 $74,214,674 8,803,637 1.81%
10 STX Entertainment 3 $45,132,715 5,353,820 1.10%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 26 $1,338,334,033 158,758,473 32.56%
2 Action 22 $1,327,563,012 157,480,773 32.30%
3 Comedy 47 $567,828,132 67,357,999 13.82%
4 Drama 121 $423,186,775 50,200,028 10.30%
5 Thriller/Suspense 28 $239,272,093 28,383,389 5.82%
6 Romantic Comedy 15 $95,752,913 11,358,582 2.33%
7 Horror 7 $41,497,452 4,922,588 1.01%
8 Black Comedy 6 $29,221,778 3,466,400 0.71%
9 Western 2 $26,585,354 3,153,659 0.65%
10 Documentary 73 $10,692,994 1,268,409 0.26%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 59 $1,742,200,359 206,666,682 42.39%
2 R 108 $1,571,347,422 186,399,398 38.23%
3 PG 32 $1,094,429,104 129,825,503 26.63%
4 Not Rated 137 $23,893,867 2,834,313 0.58%
5 G 9 $4,212,894 499,745 0.10%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 173 $1,728,952,324 205,095,082 42.07%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 8 $1,087,889,189 129,049,722 26.47%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 44 $768,690,719 91,185,118 18.70%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $186,607,843 22,136,157 4.54%
5 Based on Real Life Events 94 $123,075,530 14,599,658 2.99%
6 Based on Game 2 $61,250,079 7,265,726 1.49%
7 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 2 $47,291,554 5,609,910 1.15%
8 Based on Religious Text 1 $36,880,033 4,374,855 0.90%
9 Based on TV 1 $18,240,037 2,163,705 0.44%
10 Based on Short Film 2 $14,267,793 1,692,502 0.35%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 334 $2,985,662,671 354,170,962 72.65%
2 Digital Animation 11 $568,756,982 67,468,201 13.84%
3 Animation/Live Action 5 $546,197,412 64,792,099 13.29%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $3,548,654 420,955 0.09%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.07%
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 4 $1,079,529,526 128,058,068 26.27%
2 Contemporary Fiction 146 $914,393,857 108,468,947 22.25%
3 Kids Fiction 14 $587,412,969 69,681,247 14.29%
4 Fantasy 22 $518,437,244 61,499,068 12.61%
5 Dramatization 37 $448,663,074 53,222,172 10.92%
6 Science Fiction 16 $348,788,992 41,374,724 8.49%
7 Historical Fiction 42 $196,936,034 23,361,310 4.79%
8 Factual 70 $10,651,619 1,263,502 0.26%
9 Multiple Creative Types 2 $3,106,787 368,538 0.08%
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