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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: $1,447,421,743
Tickets Sold: 171,698,824
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2017

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2017 GrossTickets Sold
1 Hidden Figures Dec 25 20th Century Fox Drama PG $140,267,205 16,639,051
2 Split Jan 20 Universal Horror PG-13 $123,603,930 14,662,387
3 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec 16 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $103,803,761 12,313,613
4 Sing Dec 21 Universal Adventure PG $100,144,565 11,879,545
5 La La Land Dec 9 Lionsgate Musical PG-13 $99,235,453 11,771,702
6 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $98,791,314 11,719,017
7 Fifty Shades Darker Feb 10 Universal Drama R $89,663,300 10,636,215
8 John Wick: Chapter Two Feb 10 Lionsgate Action R $58,692,083 6,962,287
9 A Dog’s Purpose Jan 27 Universal Drama PG $50,676,365 6,011,431
10 xXx: Return of Xander Cage Jan 20 Paramount Pictures Action PG-13 $44,268,346 5,251,286
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Biggest Weekends of 2017

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie $53,003,468 4,088 Warner Bros. Adventure
2 Feb 10, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $46,607,250 3,710 Universal Drama
3 Jan 20, 2017 Split $40,010,975 3,038 Universal Horror
4 Feb 17, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie $34,225,000 4,088 Warner Bros. Adventure
5 Feb 10, 2017 John Wick: Chapter Two $30,436,123 3,113 Lionsgate Action
6 Jan 27, 2017 Split $25,655,440 3,199 Universal Horror
7 Jan 6, 2017 Hidden Figures $22,800,057 2,471 20th Century Fox Drama
8 Jan 6, 2017 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,063,570 4,157 Walt Disney Adventure
9 Feb 17, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $20,966,845 3,714 Universal Drama
10 Jan 13, 2017 Hidden Figures $20,853,947 3,286 20th Century Fox Drama

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 6 $382,229,680 45,341,596 26.41%
2 Lionsgate 5 $191,798,338 22,751,876 13.25%
3 20th Century Fox 6 $187,245,173 22,211,760 12.94%
4 Paramount Pictures 9 $146,607,223 17,391,124 10.13%
5 Walt Disney 4 $140,944,288 16,719,368 9.74%
6 Warner Bros. 8 $135,664,250 16,093,027 9.37%
7 Sony Pictures 6 $93,958,793 11,145,761 6.49%
8 Weinstein Co. 3 $49,378,273 5,857,444 3.41%
9 STX Entertainment 3 $29,747,270 3,528,738 2.06%
10 Open Road 1 $20,543,947 2,437,004 1.42%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Drama 51 $441,490,243 52,371,293 30.50%
2 Adventure 12 $385,212,263 45,695,401 26.61%
3 Action 14 $196,887,787 23,355,602 13.60%
4 Horror 6 $149,296,010 17,710,081 10.31%
5 Thriller/Suspense 13 $115,729,860 13,728,330 8.00%
6 Musical 1 $99,235,453 11,771,702 6.86%
7 Comedy 16 $46,945,580 5,568,862 3.24%
8 10 $5,567,333 660,413 0.38%
9 Documentary 27 $3,575,726 424,155 0.25%
10 Black Comedy 1 $1,394,226 165,388 0.10%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 37 $632,299,287 75,005,827 43.68%
2 PG 13 $430,658,478 51,086,408 29.75%
3 R 38 $372,185,510 44,150,099 25.71%
4 Not Rated 64 $11,327,886 1,343,730 0.78%
5 G 1 $936,200 111,055 0.06%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 68 $671,046,031 79,602,105 46.36%
2 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 22 $197,554,113 23,434,641 13.65%
3 Based on Factual Book/Article 4 $170,636,090 20,241,526 11.79%
4 Spin-Off 2 $112,606,241 13,357,798 7.78%
5 Based on Toy 2 $101,740,692 12,068,883 7.03%
6 Based on Real Life Events 35 $59,111,373 7,012,008 4.08%
7 Based on Game 2 $40,814,731 4,841,604 2.82%
8 Based on Play 3 $34,025,681 4,036,260 2.35%
9 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 1 $30,161,224 3,577,843 2.08%
10 Based on Movie 1 $20,543,947 2,437,004 1.42%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 133 $1,172,235,673 139,055,173 80.99%
2 Digital Animation 9 $237,698,866 28,196,778 16.42%
3 Animation/Live Action 2 $32,859,414 3,897,913 2.27%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $1,040,247 123,398 0.07%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 60 $596,812,013 70,796,174 41.23%
2 Kids Fiction 7 $237,073,059 28,122,543 16.38%
3 Science Fiction 9 $233,312,126 27,676,405 16.12%
4 Dramatization 15 $226,215,735 26,834,597 15.63%
5 Fantasy 10 $83,926,164 9,955,651 5.80%
6 Historical Fiction 14 $58,080,455 6,889,725 4.01%
7 Factual 27 $3,575,726 424,155 0.25%
8 Super Hero 1 $2,309,601 273,974 0.16%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $1,040,247 123,398 0.07%
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