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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: $5,293,006,091
Tickets Sold: 611,908,036
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 $503,583,429 58,217,737
2 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 5 Walt Disney Action PG-13 $378,095,327 43,710,442
3 Wonder Woman Jun 2 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $300,555,158 34,746,261
4 Logan Mar 3 20th Century Fox Action R $226,258,569 26,157,060
5 The Fate of the Furious Apr 14 Universal Action PG-13 $225,052,880 26,017,673
6 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $175,750,384 20,317,963
7 Get Out Feb 24 Universal Horror R $175,484,140 20,287,183
8 The Boss Baby Mar 31 20th Century Fox Comedy PG $172,749,372 19,971,025
9 Kong: Skull Island Mar 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $168,052,812 19,428,070
10 Hidden Figures Dec 25 20th Century Fox Drama PG $167,019,314 19,308,591
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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 Jun 2, 2017 Wonder Woman $103,251,471 4,165 Warner Bros. Adventure
4 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 Universal Action
5 Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $90,426,717 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
6 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
7 May 12, 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $65,263,492 4,347 Walt Disney Action
8 May 26, 2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $62,983,253 4,276 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Mar 10, 2017 Kong: Skull Island $61,025,472 3,846 Warner Bros. Adventure
10 Jun 9, 2017 Wonder Woman $58,520,672 4,165 Warner Bros. Adventure

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Walt Disney 9 $1,282,579,987 148,275,141 24.23%
2 Universal 9 $930,898,885 107,618,363 17.59%
3 Warner Bros. 15 $849,336,582 98,189,194 16.05%
4 20th Century Fox 12 $820,029,629 94,801,107 15.49%
5 Lionsgate 13 $467,155,750 54,006,439 8.83%
6 Paramount Pictures 12 $287,353,660 33,220,069 5.43%
7 Sony Pictures 10 $187,675,338 21,696,567 3.55%
8 Weinstein Co. 4 $65,705,191 7,595,973 1.24%
9 STX Entertainment 5 $54,407,275 6,289,855 1.03%
10 Open Road 5 $43,725,526 5,054,971 0.83%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 22 $1,340,914,554 155,019,014 25.33%
2 Action 30 $1,307,951,044 151,208,199 24.71%
3 Drama 128 $795,606,138 91,977,522 15.03%
4 Musical 2 $620,416,619 71,724,464 11.72%
5 Comedy 41 $510,462,505 59,012,988 9.64%
6 Horror 20 $456,800,413 52,809,287 8.63%
7 Thriller/Suspense 25 $192,943,205 22,305,559 3.65%
8 Documentary 62 $27,990,781 3,235,898 0.53%
9 Black Comedy 2 $15,169,201 1,753,664 0.29%
10 28 $11,612,577 1,342,481 0.22%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 77 $2,534,365,320 292,990,172 47.88%
2 PG 32 $1,396,768,765 161,476,141 26.39%
3 R 94 $1,253,887,736 144,958,074 23.69%
4 G 4 $97,168,479 11,233,348 1.84%
5 Not Rated 169 $45,492,186 5,259,132 0.86%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 160 $1,863,165,918 215,394,827 35.20%
2 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 8 $992,814,625 114,776,255 18.76%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 50 $583,693,096 67,478,945 11.03%
4 Remake 7 $551,945,493 63,808,725 10.43%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 7 $239,184,109 27,651,338 4.52%
6 Based on TV 4 $197,357,980 22,815,949 3.73%
7 Based on Toy 2 $179,120,803 20,707,606 3.38%
8 Based on Real Life Events 87 $156,888,939 18,137,406 2.96%
9 Based on Theme Park Ride 1 $156,363,326 18,076,685 2.95%
10 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 3 $133,407,996 15,422,889 2.52%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 318 $3,897,425,591 450,569,279 73.63%
2 Animation/Live Action 7 $726,449,563 83,982,605 13.72%
3 Digital Animation 15 $655,652,383 75,797,955 12.39%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.05%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $309,768 35,811 0.01%
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 153 $1,586,604,660 183,422,433 29.98%
2 Super Hero 4 $907,443,184 104,906,726 17.14%
3 Kids Fiction 16 $779,908,788 90,162,858 14.73%
4 Fantasy 14 $771,327,003 89,170,745 14.57%
5 Science Fiction 22 $622,743,266 71,993,429 11.77%
6 Dramatization 36 $366,433,768 42,362,266 6.92%
7 Historical Fiction 35 $215,310,121 24,891,326 4.07%
8 Factual 62 $27,903,069 3,225,758 0.53%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.05%
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