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Market Charts > Genres

Market Share for Each Genre 1995-2016

RankGenreMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 Adventure 682 $43,326,072,119 6,427,093,165 22.31%
2 Comedy 2,250 $42,199,684,045 6,625,853,583 21.73%
3 Action 781 $35,035,925,621 5,353,408,679 18.04%
4 Drama 4,251 $32,087,753,552 5,139,171,016 16.52%
5 Thriller/Suspense 853 $16,638,499,009 2,528,202,426 8.57%
6 Romantic Comedy 519 $9,353,117,911 1,528,317,234 4.82%
7 Horror 456 $8,821,693,497 1,384,862,779 4.54%
8 Musical 141 $2,077,451,317 310,046,835 1.07%
9 Documentary 1,753 $1,964,768,174 305,710,905 1.01%
10 Black Comedy 151 $1,262,389,057 187,392,214 0.65%
11 Western 57 $867,138,059 125,295,001 0.45%
12 Concert/Performance 55 $360,342,451 49,882,815 0.19%
13 Multiple Genres 30 $20,647,758 2,635,033 0.01%
14 Reality 4 $621,696 73,810 0.00%
15 Educational 1 $22,549 2,674 0.00%