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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: $2,569,989,101
Tickets Sold: 304,862,182
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2017

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2017 GrossTickets Sold
1 Beauty and the Beast Mar 17 Walt Disney Musical PG $252,162,887 29,912,560
2 Logan Mar 3 20th Century Fox Action R $193,985,596 23,011,339
3 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $169,319,252 20,085,320
4 Hidden Figures Dec 25 20th Century Fox Drama PG $163,937,247 19,446,885
5 Get Out Feb 24 Universal Horror R $141,328,035 16,764,891
6 Split Jan 20 Universal Horror PG-13 $137,122,790 16,266,048
7 Kong: Skull Island Mar 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $122,757,238 14,561,949
8 La La Land Dec 9 Lionsgate Musical PG-13 $115,765,074 13,732,511
9 Fifty Shades Darker Feb 10 Universal Drama R $114,244,925 13,552,185
10 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec 16 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $106,009,792 12,575,301
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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 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
3 Mar 10, 2017 Kong: Skull Island $61,025,472 3,846 Warner Bros. Adventure
4 Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie $53,003,468 4,088 Warner Bros. Adventure
5 Feb 10, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $46,607,250 3,710 Universal Drama
6 Jan 20, 2017 Split $40,010,975 3,038 Universal Horror
7 Mar 10, 2017 Logan $38,112,425 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
8 Feb 24, 2017 Get Out $33,377,060 2,781 Universal Horror
9 Feb 17, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie $32,655,114 4,088 Warner Bros. Adventure
10 Feb 10, 2017 John Wick: Chapter Two $30,436,123 3,113 Lionsgate Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 7 $603,851,130 71,631,209 23.50%
2 20th Century Fox 7 $410,290,569 48,670,288 15.96%
3 Walt Disney 5 $398,896,128 47,318,636 15.52%
4 Warner Bros. 10 $352,391,103 41,802,024 13.71%
5 Lionsgate 8 $312,356,880 37,053,008 12.15%
6 Paramount Pictures 9 $153,280,689 18,182,757 5.96%
7 Sony Pictures 8 $100,986,168 11,979,375 3.93%
8 Weinstein Co. 3 $64,243,747 7,620,846 2.50%
9 Open Road 3 $34,831,875 4,131,894 1.36%
10 STX Entertainment 3 $30,305,947 3,595,010 1.18%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 15 $599,156,789 71,074,345 23.31%
2 Drama 69 $596,223,850 70,726,397 23.20%
3 Action 18 $471,056,761 55,878,610 18.33%
4 Musical 2 $367,927,961 43,645,071 14.32%
5 Horror 10 $312,754,023 37,100,116 12.17%
6 Thriller/Suspense 15 $126,651,447 15,023,891 4.93%
7 Comedy 19 $72,365,404 8,584,259 2.82%
8 Documentary 32 $9,601,950 1,139,007 0.37%
9 16 $7,764,751 921,075 0.30%
10 Multiple Genres 2 $2,835,403 336,346 0.11%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 48 $928,788,304 110,176,521 36.14%
2 R 51 $812,402,339 96,370,359 31.61%
3 PG 17 $805,674,295 95,572,267 31.35%
4 Not Rated 88 $22,067,995 2,617,749 0.86%
5 G 1 $1,024,267 121,502 0.04%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 91 $1,094,921,793 129,883,912 42.60%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 29 $294,801,490 34,970,506 11.47%
3 Remake 2 $252,167,672 29,913,127 9.81%
4 Based on Factual Book/Article 4 $208,369,489 24,717,611 8.11%
5 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 3 $196,710,585 23,334,587 7.65%
6 Based on Toy 2 $172,667,507 20,482,503 6.72%
7 Spin-Off 2 $115,870,407 13,745,006 4.51%
8 Based on Real Life Events 43 $70,467,096 8,359,068 2.74%
9 Based on Play 4 $42,856,677 5,083,827 1.67%
10 Based on Game 2 $41,735,699 4,950,853 1.62%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 173 $1,845,042,007 218,866,103 71.79%
2 Animation/Live Action 5 $391,812,763 46,478,380 15.25%
3 Digital Animation 10 $324,377,188 38,478,903 12.62%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,829,467 335,642 0.11%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $247,620 29,373 0.01%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 85 $941,196,007 111,648,352 36.62%
2 Science Fiction 11 $370,826,299 43,988,878 14.43%
3 Kids Fiction 10 $338,605,553 40,166,728 13.18%
4 Fantasy 10 $319,613,901 37,913,863 12.44%
5 Dramatization 18 $269,511,069 31,970,462 10.49%
6 Super Hero 2 $196,519,726 23,311,947 7.65%
7 Historical Fiction 19 $113,998,016 13,522,887 4.44%
8 Factual 33 $9,612,471 1,140,255 0.37%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,829,467 335,642 0.11%
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