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Domestic Theatrical Market Summary for 2017

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Total Box Office Gross: $676,405,509
Tickets Sold: 80,237,854
Average Ticket Price: $8.43

Top Grossing Movies of 2017

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorGenreMPAA2017 GrossTickets Sold
1 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Dec 16 Walt Disney Adventure PG-13 $87,388,326 10,366,349
2 Sing Dec 21 Universal Adventure PG $82,831,155 9,825,759
3 Hidden Figures Dec 25 20th Century Fox Drama PG $81,385,732 9,654,297
4 La La Land Dec 9 Lionsgate Musical PG-13 $55,489,467 6,582,380
5 Split Jan 20 Universal Horror PG-13 $40,010,975 4,746,260
6 Passengers Dec 21 Sony Pictures Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $33,216,048 3,940,219
7 Underworld: Blood Wars Jan 6 Sony Pictures Action R $28,649,814 3,398,554
8 Moana Nov 23 Walt Disney Adventure PG $26,924,369 3,193,875
9 Why Him? Dec 23 20th Century Fox Comedy R $23,405,120 2,776,408
10 Patriots Day Dec 21 Lionsgate Thriller/Suspense R $22,764,172 2,700,376
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Biggest Weekends of 2017

RankDateMovieWeekend
Revenue
TheatersDistributorGenre
1 Jan 20, 2017 Split $40,010,975 3,038 Universal Horror
2 Jan 6, 2017 Hidden Figures $22,800,057 2,471 20th Century Fox Drama
3 Jan 6, 2017 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,063,570 4,157 Walt Disney Adventure
4 Jan 13, 2017 Hidden Figures $20,853,947 3,286 20th Century Fox Drama
5 Jan 6, 2017 Sing $20,712,365 3,955 Universal Adventure
6 Jan 20, 2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage $20,130,142 3,600 Paramount Pictures Action
7 Jan 20, 2017 Hidden Figures $15,721,606 3,416 20th Century Fox Drama
8 Jan 13, 2017 La La Land $14,533,070 1,848 Lionsgate Musical
9 Jan 13, 2017 Sing $14,240,380 3,693 Universal Adventure
10 Jan 6, 2017 Underworld: Blood Wars $13,688,751 3,070 Sony Pictures Action

Market Share for Each Distributor in 2017

RankDistributorMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Universal 3 $122,904,510 14,579,418 18.17%
2 20th Century Fox 5 $121,161,250 14,372,625 17.91%
3 Walt Disney 4 $115,702,158 13,725,046 17.11%
4 Lionsgate 3 $79,136,660 9,387,503 11.70%
5 Paramount Pictures 8 $74,312,625 8,815,254 10.99%
6 Sony Pictures 4 $61,988,037 7,353,265 9.16%
7 Warner Bros. 6 $22,363,683 2,652,866 3.31%
8 STX Entertainment 2 $20,015,132 2,374,273 2.96%
9 Open Road 1 $14,940,116 1,772,255 2.21%
10 Weinstein Co. 2 $13,646,386 1,618,788 2.02%
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Market Share for Each Genre in 2017

RankGenreMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Adventure 9 $231,273,407 27,434,563 34.19%
2 Drama 38 $162,367,596 19,260,668 24.00%
3 Thriller/Suspense 10 $91,815,696 10,891,537 13.57%
4 Action 7 $66,188,159 7,851,499 9.79%
5 Musical 1 $55,489,467 6,582,380 8.20%
6 Horror 5 $40,019,173 4,747,231 5.92%
7 Comedy 10 $28,759,764 3,411,592 4.25%
8 Documentary 16 $444,700 52,746 0.07%
9 Romantic Comedy 1 $42,230 5,009 0.01%
10 Western 1 $4,785 567 0.00%
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Market Share for Each MPAA Rating in 2017

RankMPAA RatingMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 PG-13 27 $347,564,705 41,229,489 51.38%
2 PG 10 $194,676,420 23,093,282 28.78%
3 R 26 $129,946,612 15,414,771 19.21%
4 Not Rated 37 $3,848,906 456,556 0.57%
5 G 1 $371,363 44,052 0.05%
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Market Share for Each Type of Source Material in 2017

RankSource MaterialMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Original Screenplay 42 $325,560,422 38,619,248 48.13%
2 Spin-Off 2 $94,971,403 11,265,883 14.04%
3 Based on Factual Book/Article 4 $91,719,758 10,880,158 13.56%
4 Based on Fiction Book/Short Story 16 $46,348,582 5,498,045 6.85%
5 Based on Real Life Events 24 $34,931,353 4,143,686 5.16%
6 Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale 1 $28,649,814 3,398,554 4.24%
7 Based on Play 3 $21,574,939 2,559,303 3.19%
8 Based on Movie 1 $14,940,116 1,772,255 2.21%
9 Based on Game 1 $14,099,188 1,672,501 2.08%
10 Based on Toy 1 $2,041,373 242,155 0.30%
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Market Share for Each Production Method in 2017

RankProduction MethodMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Live Action 90 $541,267,540 64,207,258 80.02%
2 Digital Animation 6 $112,223,444 13,312,386 16.59%
3 Animation/Live Action 2 $22,913,993 2,718,148 3.39%
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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 2017

RankCreative TypeMovies2017 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 37 $176,673,069 20,957,642 26.12%
2 Science Fiction 6 $160,868,609 19,082,869 23.78%
3 Dramatization 14 $126,224,406 14,973,232 18.66%
4 Kids Fiction 5 $112,032,585 13,289,746 16.56%
5 Fantasy 8 $60,144,664 7,134,595 8.89%
6 Historical Fiction 10 $38,623,046 4,581,614 5.71%
7 Super Hero 1 $1,372,385 162,797 0.20%
8 Factual 16 $444,700 52,746 0.07%
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