Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2017, by genre

Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2017, by number of releases The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2017, broken down by genre. In these years, 4,607 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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Number of movie releases
Drama 4,607
Comedy 2,115
Documentary 1,955
Adventure 955
Thriller/Suspense 944
Action 856
Romantic Comedy 549
Horror 509
Black Comedy 161
Musical 149
Western 64
Concert/Performance 61
Multiple Genres 35
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Number of movie releases
Drama 4,607
Comedy 2,115
Documentary 1,955
Adventure 955
Thriller/Suspense 944
Action 856
Romantic Comedy 549
Horror 509
Black Comedy 161
Musical 149
Western 64
Concert/Performance 61
Multiple Genres 35
Reality5

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The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2017, broken down by genre. In these years, 4,607 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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Release date
October 2017
Region
Canada, United States
Survey time period
1995 to 2017
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as of December 1, 2017

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