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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 185 $1,946,769,859 225,060,006 27.40%
2 Super Hero 5 $1,327,252,098 153,439,548 18.68%
3 Kids Fiction 19 $1,180,630,583 136,489,076 16.62%
4 Science Fiction 27 $927,771,015 107,256,751 13.06%
5 Fantasy 15 $787,988,414 91,096,918 11.09%
6 Dramatization 43 $592,602,883 68,508,981 8.34%
7 Historical Fiction 42 $290,309,353 33,561,753 4.09%
8 Factual 84 $31,871,282 3,684,501 0.45%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.04%