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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: $7,135,397,526
Tickets Sold: 824,901,210
Average Ticket Price: $8.65

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 $402,766,009 46,562,544
3 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 5 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $388,977,245 44,968,467
4 Spider-Man: Homecoming Jul 7 Sony Pictures Action PG-13 $309,107,296 35,734,947
5 Despicable Me 3 Jun 30 Universal Comedy PG $249,294,980 28,820,228
6 Logan Mar 3 20th Century Fox Action R $226,277,068 26,159,198
7 The Fate of the Furious Apr 14 Universal Action PG-13 $225,764,765 26,099,972
8 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $175,750,384 20,317,963
9 Get Out Feb 24 Universal Horror R $175,484,140 20,287,183
10 The Boss Baby Mar 31 20th Century Fox Comedy PG $174,896,250 20,219,219
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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 Jul 7, 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming $117,027,503 4,348 Sony Pictures Action
4 Jun 2, 2017 Wonder Woman $103,251,471 4,165 Warner Bros. Action
5 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 Universal Action
6 Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $90,426,717 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
7 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
8 Jun 30, 2017 Despicable Me 3 $72,434,025 4,529 Universal Comedy
9 May 12, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $65,263,492 4,347 Walt Disney Action
10 May 26, 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $62,983,253 4,276 Walt Disney Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 9 $1,375,410,210 159,006,958 19.28%
2 Universal 11 $1,296,083,250 149,836,207 18.16%
3 Warner Bros. 18 $1,182,014,074 136,649,017 16.57%
4 20th Century Fox 13 $973,296,714 112,519,844 13.64%
5 Sony Pictures 15 $710,967,094 82,192,721 9.96%
6 Lionsgate 14 $520,846,800 60,213,497 7.30%
7 Paramount Pictures 12 $381,923,470 44,152,996 5.35%
8 STX Entertainment 6 $93,153,902 10,769,233 1.31%
9 Focus Features 7 $81,298,748 9,398,696 1.14%
10 Weinstein Co. 5 $66,764,640 7,718,452 0.94%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 35 $2,420,437,566 279,819,355 33.92%
2 Adventure 24 $1,244,820,646 143,909,889 17.45%
3 Comedy 49 $913,287,347 105,582,329 12.80%
4 Drama 153 $854,426,818 98,777,588 11.97%
5 Musical 3 $620,854,015 71,775,029 8.70%
6 Horror 22 $543,938,766 62,883,083 7.62%
7 Thriller/Suspense 33 $360,797,572 41,710,683 5.06%
8 Romantic Comedy 13 $52,403,632 6,058,217 0.73%
9 Western 3 $47,785,190 5,524,298 0.67%
10 Documentary 84 $32,452,149 3,751,653 0.45%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 87 $3,510,894,769 405,883,743 49.20%
2 PG 39 $1,746,089,107 201,859,993 24.47%
3 R 115 $1,703,024,101 196,881,345 23.87%
4 G 4 $163,436,381 18,894,377 2.29%
5 Not Rated 224 $56,859,098 6,573,188 0.80%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 195 $2,919,366,602 337,498,929 40.91%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 11 $1,498,785,116 173,269,950 21.00%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 57 $638,801,944 73,849,906 8.95%
4 Remake 7 $563,599,776 65,156,040 7.90%
5 Based on TV 5 $291,973,096 33,754,113 4.09%
6 Based on Factual Book/Article 8 $245,997,717 28,439,038 3.45%
7 Based on Real Life Events 114 $231,745,616 26,791,346 3.25%
8 Based on Toy 3 $179,125,833 20,708,187 2.51%
9 Based on Theme Park Ride 1 $171,612,993 19,839,652 2.41%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $149,673,905 17,303,340 2.10%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 392 $5,096,814,014 589,226,856 71.43%
2 Digital Animation 19 $1,062,040,261 122,779,210 14.88%
3 Animation/Live Action 9 $958,420,496 110,800,054 13.43%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.04%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $309,768 35,811 0.00%
6 Hand Animation 2 $116,988 13,524 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 185 $1,957,852,257 226,341,208 27.44%
2 Super Hero 5 $1,329,661,748 153,718,119 18.63%
3 Kids Fiction 19 $1,186,652,673 137,185,271 16.63%
4 Science Fiction 27 $931,178,451 107,650,674 13.05%
5 Fantasy 15 $788,021,402 91,100,732 11.04%
6 Dramatization 43 $598,260,280 69,163,016 8.38%
7 Historical Fiction 42 $291,607,488 33,711,827 4.09%
8 Factual 84 $32,160,278 3,717,911 0.45%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.04%
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