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Market Charts > MPAA Ratings Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Market Share for Each MPAA Rating 1995-2017

RankMPAA RatingMoviesTotal Box OfficeTicketsShare
1 PG-13 2,852 $98,951,696,028 14,691,839,299 47.45%
2 R 4,809 $56,504,781,962 8,885,993,820 27.09%
3 PG 1,313 $42,151,387,279 6,251,658,750 20.21%
4 G 348 $9,110,506,372 1,480,390,204 4.37%
5 Not Rated 4,852 $1,718,472,266 262,690,343 0.82%
6 NC-17 24 $44,850,139 8,398,057 0.02%
7 Open 5 $5,489,687 980,320 0.00%

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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