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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2016

Total Box Office Gross: $6,521,625,124
Tickets Sold: 773,620,775
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2016

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 Finding Dory Jun 17 Walt Disney Adventure PG $463,803,528 55,018,212
2 Captain America: Civil War May 6 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $406,841,055 48,261,097
3 Deadpool Feb 12 20th Century Fox Action R $363,070,709 43,068,886
4 The Jungle Book Apr 15 Walt Disney Adventure PG $361,844,148 42,923,386
5 Zootopia Mar 4 Walt Disney Adventure PG $341,250,430 40,480,478
6 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $330,360,194 39,188,635
7 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8 Universal Adventure PG $274,221,090 32,529,192
8 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $194,453,283 23,066,818
9 The Revenant Dec 25 20th Century Fox Adventure R $182,317,546 21,627,229
10 X-Men: Apocalypse May 27 20th Century Fox Action PG-13 $155,333,829 18,426,314
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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 Jul 8, 2016 The Secret Life of Pets $104,352,905 4,370 Universal Adventure
6 Apr 15, 2016 The Jungle Book $103,261,464 4,028 Walt Disney Adventure
7 Jan 1, 2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 4,134 Walt Disney Adventure
8 Mar 4, 2016 Zootopia $75,063,401 3,827 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Jun 24, 2016 Finding Dory $72,959,954 4,305 Walt Disney Adventure
10 May 13, 2016 Captain America: Civil War $72,637,142 4,226 Walt Disney Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2016

RankDistributorMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 11 $1,937,927,405 229,884,622 29.72%
2 20th Century Fox 15 $1,076,639,153 127,715,196 16.51%
3 Warner Bros. 23 $938,624,344 111,343,330 14.39%
4 Universal 14 $781,108,229 92,658,147 11.98%
5 Sony Pictures 15 $463,566,299 54,990,064 7.11%
6 Paramount Pictures 10 $436,042,817 51,725,122 6.69%
7 Lionsgate 14 $275,307,257 32,658,030 4.22%
8 Focus Features 6 $102,020,160 12,102,032 1.56%
9 Open Road 4 $74,765,900 8,869,025 1.15%
10 STX Entertainment 4 $65,932,311 7,821,150 1.01%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2016

RankGenreMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 34 $2,590,992,839 307,353,820 39.73%
2 Action 31 $1,667,364,353 197,789,353 25.57%
3 Comedy 62 $874,563,651 103,744,174 13.41%
4 Drama 151 $584,127,324 69,291,419 8.96%
5 Thriller/Suspense 40 $402,495,861 47,745,634 6.17%
6 Horror 14 $187,903,947 22,289,903 2.88%
7 Romantic Comedy 18 $105,310,039 12,492,283 1.61%
8 Black Comedy 7 $48,337,248 5,733,953 0.74%
9 Western 4 $26,676,217 3,164,436 0.41%
10 Documentary 100 $23,392,404 2,774,853 0.36%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2016

RankMPAA RatingMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 79 $2,790,274,143 330,993,335 42.78%
2 PG 39 $2,084,889,766 247,317,868 31.97%
3 R 138 $1,924,123,307 228,247,059 29.50%
4 Not Rated 198 $44,800,998 5,314,372 0.69%
5 G 9 $7,384,942 876,027 0.11%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2016

RankSource MaterialMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 230 $3,165,321,431 375,482,851 48.54%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 11 $1,349,010,300 160,024,941 20.69%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 57 $1,114,270,335 132,179,136 17.09%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 16 $204,867,444 24,302,181 3.14%
5 Based on Game 3 $162,713,445 19,301,712 2.49%
6 Based on Real Life Events 124 $157,473,992 18,680,128 2.41%
7 Remake 5 $101,671,161 12,060,633 1.56%
8 Based on TV 3 $98,075,642 11,634,120 1.50%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $48,185,349 5,715,935 0.74%
10 Based on Short Film 3 $44,478,208 5,276,180 0.68%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2016

RankProduction MethodMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 440 $4,378,876,497 519,439,458 67.14%
2 Digital Animation 15 $1,400,989,324 166,190,898 21.48%
3 Animation/Live Action 9 $732,556,488 86,898,749 11.23%
4 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $3,548,654 420,955 0.05%
5 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,816,816 334,141 0.04%
6 Hand Animation 4 $974,502 115,598 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2016

RankCreative TypeMovies2016 GrossTicketsShare
1 Kids Fiction 18 $1,467,386,994 174,067,252 22.50%
2 Super Hero 7 $1,340,526,117 159,018,516 20.56%
3 Contemporary Fiction 195 $1,337,293,819 158,634,995 20.51%
4 Fantasy 29 $801,800,333 95,112,716 12.29%
5 Science Fiction 24 $700,058,637 83,043,717 10.73%
6 Dramatization 41 $466,942,773 55,390,580 7.16%
7 Historical Fiction 52 $377,003,391 44,721,609 5.78%
8 Factual 98 $24,262,336 2,878,048 0.37%
9 Multiple Creative Types 3 $3,134,852 371,866 0.05%
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