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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

← 2016 Summary for all Years

Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 2017. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2017. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2016 will most likely earn money in 2016 and 2017.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Top Grossing Creative Types of 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 231 $2,763,322,151 319,459,095 32.85%
2 Super Hero 6 $1,365,142,457 157,819,935 16.23%
3 Kids Fiction 22 $1,330,083,558 153,766,874 15.81%
4 Science Fiction 33 $1,049,747,432 121,358,066 12.48%
5 Fantasy 16 $789,675,187 91,291,921 9.39%
6 Dramatization 60 $729,083,889 84,287,127 8.67%
7 Historical Fiction 49 $311,720,212 36,036,994 3.71%
8 Factual 119 $43,138,510 4,987,055 0.51%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.03%