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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 157 $1,600,796,175 185,063,065 29.68%
2 Super Hero 4 $927,146,212 107,184,532 17.19%
3 Kids Fiction 16 $799,728,322 92,454,133 14.83%
4 Fantasy 14 $775,316,283 89,631,933 14.37%
5 Science Fiction 22 $654,082,494 75,616,460 12.13%
6 Dramatization 36 $373,198,838 43,144,356 6.92%
7 Historical Fiction 35 $219,926,992 25,425,067 4.08%
8 Factual 65 $28,037,680 3,241,319 0.52%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.05%