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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: $3,633,618,511
Tickets Sold: 420,071,367
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 $480,100,233 55,502,917
2 Logan Mar 3 20th Century Fox Action R $224,496,711 25,953,376
3 The Fate of the Furious Apr 14 Universal Action PG-13 $192,721,355 22,279,925
4 The Lego Batman Movie Feb 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG $174,390,427 20,160,743
5 Get Out Feb 24 Universal Horror R $172,540,260 19,946,850
6 Hidden Figures Dec 25 20th Century Fox Drama PG $166,675,988 19,268,900
7 Kong: Skull Island Mar 10 Warner Bros. Adventure PG-13 $165,465,386 19,128,946
8 The Boss Baby Mar 31 20th Century Fox Comedy PG $148,465,584 17,163,651
9 Split Jan 20 Universal Horror PG-13 $138,121,905 15,967,850
10 La La Land Dec 9 Lionsgate Musical PG-13 $116,833,190 13,506,727
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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 Apr 14, 2017 The Fate of the Furious $98,786,705 4,310 Universal Action
3 Mar 24, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $90,426,717 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
4 Mar 3, 2017 Logan $88,411,916 4,071 20th Century Fox Action
5 Mar 10, 2017 Kong: Skull Island $61,025,472 3,846 Warner Bros. Adventure
6 Feb 10, 2017 The Lego Batman Movie $53,003,468 4,088 Warner Bros. Adventure
7 Mar 31, 2017 The Boss Baby $50,198,902 3,773 20th Century Fox Comedy
8 Feb 10, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $46,607,250 3,710 Universal Drama
9 Mar 31, 2017 Beauty and the Beast $45,420,743 4,210 Walt Disney Musical
10 Mar 24, 2017 Power Rangers $40,300,288 3,693 Lionsgate Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 8 $831,084,030 96,079,075 22.87%
2 Walt Disney 6 $637,232,599 73,668,507 17.54%
3 20th Century Fox 8 $592,028,173 68,442,559 16.29%
4 Warner Bros. 12 $462,363,930 53,452,472 12.72%
5 Lionsgate 10 $408,444,100 47,218,966 11.24%
6 Paramount Pictures 10 $192,908,393 22,301,542 5.31%
7 Sony Pictures 9 $166,378,161 19,234,465 4.58%
8 Weinstein Co. 3 $65,586,106 7,582,207 1.80%
9 Open Road 5 $42,537,070 4,917,577 1.17%
10 STX Entertainment 5 $41,410,993 4,787,395 1.14%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Action 25 $838,100,734 96,890,244 23.07%
2 Adventure 17 $687,848,319 79,520,030 18.93%
3 Drama 93 $674,440,883 77,970,000 18.56%
4 Musical 2 $596,933,423 69,009,644 16.43%
5 Horror 14 $348,844,386 40,328,823 9.60%
6 Comedy 27 $273,393,633 31,606,187 7.52%
7 Thriller/Suspense 20 $175,166,685 20,250,473 4.82%
8 Documentary 48 $20,347,064 2,352,236 0.56%
9 20 $10,242,499 1,184,094 0.28%
10 Romantic Comedy 6 $3,785,250 437,599 0.10%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 60 $1,389,116,723 160,591,498 38.23%
2 PG 24 $1,247,758,676 144,249,548 34.34%
3 R 70 $955,015,170 110,406,342 26.28%
4 Not Rated 121 $31,974,433 3,696,407 0.88%
5 G 3 $9,756,006 1,127,860 0.27%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 120 $1,453,294,213 168,010,835 40.00%
2 Remake 3 $517,344,788 59,808,645 14.24%
3 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 39 $482,704,360 55,803,952 13.28%
4 Based on Comic/Graphic Novel 6 $304,437,741 35,195,111 8.38%
5 Based on Factual Book/Article 7 $232,415,564 26,868,848 6.40%
6 Based on Toy 2 $177,760,846 20,550,386 4.89%
7 Spin-Off 2 $117,105,514 13,538,209 3.22%
8 Based on TV 2 $101,616,554 11,747,577 2.80%
9 Based on Real Life Events 64 $96,688,341 11,177,810 2.66%
10 Based on Play 4 $43,208,586 4,995,210 1.19%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 234 $2,479,532,390 286,651,026 68.24%
2 Animation/Live Action 6 $658,605,817 76,139,398 18.13%
3 Digital Animation 13 $483,947,072 55,947,633 13.32%
4 Multiple Production Methods 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.08%
5 Stop-Motion Animation 1 $296,723 34,303 0.01%
6 Hand Animation 2 $82,977 9,592 0.00%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 109 $1,280,790,480 148,068,213 35.25%
2 Kids Fiction 14 $600,177,361 69,384,660 16.52%
3 Fantasy 12 $551,946,047 63,808,786 15.19%
4 Science Fiction 17 $493,174,333 57,014,364 13.57%
5 Dramatization 26 $309,202,545 35,745,947 8.51%
6 Super Hero 2 $227,030,841 26,246,339 6.25%
7 Historical Fiction 25 $137,498,032 15,895,712 3.78%
8 Factual 49 $20,362,369 2,354,005 0.56%
9 Multiple Creative Types 1 $2,835,355 327,786 0.08%
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