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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2017

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Note: The Box Office figures are adjusted for inflation.

Total Box Office Gross: $8,454,298,118
Tickets Sold: 968,804,853
Average Ticket Price: $8.73

Top Grossing Movies of 2017

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2017 GrossTickets Sold
1 Beauty and the Beast Mar 17 Walt Disney Musical PG $504,014,165 58,267,533
2 Wonder Woman Jun 2 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $412,501,742 46,348,510
3 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 5 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $389,813,101 45,065,098
4 Spider-Man: Homecoming Jul 7 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $333,528,381 38,558,194
5 It Sep 8 Warner Bros. Horror R $317,734,616 35,700,518
6 Despicable Me 3 Jun 30 Universal Comedy PG $263,074,020 29,558,878
7 Logan Mar 3 20th Century Fox Action R $226,277,068 26,159,198
8 The Fate of the Furious Apr 14 Universal Action PG-13 $225,764,765 26,099,972
9 Dunkirk Jul 21 Warner Bros. Action PG-13 $187,630,833 21,082,116
10 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $175,750,384 20,317,963
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Biggest Weekends of 2017

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Mar 17, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $174,750,616 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
2 May 5, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $146,510,104 4,347 Walt Disney Action
3 Sep 8, 2017 It $123,403,419 4,103 Warner Bros. Horror
4 Jul 7, 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming $117,027,503 4,348 Sony Pictures Action
5 Jun 2, 2017 Wonder Woman $103,251,471 4,165 Warner Bros. Action
6 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 Universal Action
7 Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $90,426,717 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
8 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
9 Jun 30, 2017 Despicable Me 3 $72,434,025 4,529 Universal Comedy
10 May 12, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $65,263,492 4,347 Walt Disney Action

Weekend Breakdown Domestic Box Office for 2017

Weekend No. 1 Movie Weeks in
Release
No. 1
Box
Office
Combined
Weekend
Box Office
No. 1 /
Combined
Dec 30, 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 3 $49,609,002 $186,298,831 27%
Jan 6, 2017 Hidden Figures 3 $22,800,057 $137,139,551 17%
Jan 13, 2017 Hidden Figures 4 $20,853,947 $148,909,626 14%
Jan 20, 2017 Split New $40,010,975 $144,658,129 28%
Jan 27, 2017 Split 2 $25,655,440 $141,076,530 18%
Feb 3, 2017 Split 3 $14,424,195 $98,127,946 15%
Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie New $53,003,468 $188,475,237 28%
Feb 17, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie 2 $32,655,114 $148,182,959 22%
Feb 24, 2017 Get Out New $33,377,060 $123,613,591 27%
Mar 3, 2017 Logan New $88,411,916 $188,810,173 47%
Mar 10, 2017 Kong: Skull Island New $61,025,472 $163,654,730 37%
Mar 17, 2017 Beauty and the Beast New $174,750,616 $260,719,716 67%
Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast 2 $90,426,717 $201,999,732 45%
Mar 31, 2017 The Boss Baby New $50,198,902 $169,419,926 30%
Apr 7, 2017 The Boss Baby 2 $26,363,488 $119,673,569 22%
Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious New $98,786,705 $168,544,980 59%
Apr 21, 2017 The Fate of the Furious 2 $38,408,415 $107,745,728 36%
Apr 28, 2017 The Fate of the Furious 3 $19,936,540 $100,043,310 20%
May 5, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 New $146,510,104 $194,909,092 75%
May 12, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 2 $65,263,492 $135,902,571 48%
May 19, 2017 Alien: Covenant New $36,160,621 $123,779,593 29%
May 26, 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Te… New $62,983,253 $141,491,378 45%
Jun 2, 2017 Wonder Woman New $103,251,471 $185,497,637 56%
Jun 9, 2017 Wonder Woman 2 $58,520,672 $144,100,835 41%
Jun 16, 2017 Cars 3 New $53,688,680 $189,644,217 28%
Jun 23, 2017 Transformers: The Last Knight New $44,680,073 $140,134,510 32%
Jun 30, 2017 Despicable Me 3 New $72,434,025 $169,770,347 43%
Jul 7, 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming New $117,027,503 $206,407,397 57%
Jul 14, 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes New $56,262,929 $163,043,757 35%
Jul 21, 2017 Dunkirk New $50,513,488 $180,655,952 28%
Jul 28, 2017 Dunkirk 2 $26,611,130 $144,207,822 18%
Aug 4, 2017 The Dark Tower New $19,153,698 $122,294,246 16%
Aug 11, 2017 Annabelle: Creation New $35,006,404 $116,635,277 30%
Aug 18, 2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard New $21,384,504 $95,821,670 22%
Aug 25, 2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard 2 $10,262,619 $69,088,956 15%
Sep 1, 2017 The Hitman’s Bodyguard 3 $10,536,010 $76,505,476 14%
Sep 8, 2017 It New $123,403,419 $163,495,610 75%
Sep 15, 2017 It 2 $60,103,110 $111,191,696 54%
Sep 22, 2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle New $39,023,010 $117,724,475 33%
Sep 29, 2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle 2 $16,935,565 $90,614,186 19%
Oct 6, 2017 Blade Runner 2049 New $32,753,122 $105,455,083 31%
Oct 13, 2017 Happy Death Day New $26,039,025 $100,338,716 26%

The highest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown in bold.

The lowest values in the column(s) No. 1 Box Office, Combined Weekend Box Office, No. 1 / Combined are shown underlined.

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Warner Bros. 22 $1,721,359,386 195,281,204 20.36%
2 Universal 15 $1,404,370,148 161,244,467 16.61%
3 Walt Disney 9 $1,381,498,341 159,214,629 16.34%
4 20th Century Fox 15 $1,098,202,576 125,866,690 12.99%
5 Sony Pictures 21 $800,798,293 91,984,847 9.47%
6 Lionsgate 19 $674,992,323 77,456,083 7.98%
7 Paramount Pictures 13 $399,889,198 46,172,479 4.73%
8 Weinstein Co. 7 $123,068,335 14,041,269 1.46%
9 STX Entertainment 7 $113,900,898 13,105,982 1.35%
10 Open Road 8 $103,350,060 11,846,486 1.22%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 48 $2,697,441,832 308,788,700 31.91%
2 Adventure 28 $1,364,263,325 156,928,356 16.14%
3 Comedy 59 $1,003,012,311 114,735,995 11.86%
4 Horror 27 $933,251,930 106,344,495 11.04%
5 Drama 190 $927,654,691 107,065,391 10.97%
6 Thriller/Suspense 51 $667,312,844 75,789,918 7.89%
7 Musical 4 $621,101,517 71,802,838 7.35%
8 Romantic Comedy 15 $85,846,991 9,698,006 1.02%
9 Western 4 $61,440,627 6,938,343 0.73%
10 Documentary 115 $39,304,221 4,536,961 0.46%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 110 $3,798,711,958 435,863,755 44.93%
2 R 143 $2,537,773,569 290,117,737 30.02%
3 PG 49 $1,902,205,586 218,483,207 22.50%
4 G 5 $167,824,118 18,905,205 1.99%
5 Not Rated 290 $92,602,879 10,616,621 1.10%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 243 $3,396,472,009 388,093,985 40.17%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 13 $1,635,461,150 187,430,975 19.34%
3 Remake 10 $882,263,669 100,962,638 10.44%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 68 $821,890,365 94,360,568 9.72%
5 Based on Real Life Events 165 $329,304,781 37,693,081 3.90%
6 Based on TV 5 $293,331,516 33,907,460 3.47%
7 Based on Factual Book/Article 12 $275,171,360 31,751,543 3.25%
8 Based on Toy 5 $248,157,442 28,464,530 2.94%
9 Based on Theme Park Ride 1 $172,558,876 19,949,003 2.04%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $149,681,800 17,304,253 1.77%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 508 $6,257,194,441 717,180,021 74.01%
2 Digital Animation 23 $1,207,427,743 137,702,780 14.28%
3 Animation/Live Action 11 $969,138,875 111,562,782 11.46%
4 Multiple Production Methods 2 $2,914,860 336,719 0.03%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $309,768 35,811 0.00%
6 Hand Animation 3 $165,186 19,096 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 234 $2,795,694,461 319,885,181 33.07%
2 Super Hero 6 $1,365,154,422 156,481,766 16.15%
3 Kids Fiction 22 $1,331,508,923 152,047,427 15.75%
4 Science Fiction 33 $1,056,625,177 121,196,812 12.50%
5 Fantasy 16 $789,675,187 91,291,921 9.34%
6 Dramatization 63 $737,859,871 84,267,813 8.73%
7 Historical Fiction 49 $311,730,995 36,026,745 3.69%
8 Factual 120 $43,331,419 4,996,919 0.51%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.03%
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