Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2018, by genre

Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2018, by number of releases The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2018, broken down by genre. In these years, 4,853 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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Number of movie releases
Drama 4,853
Comedy 2,202
Documentary 2,058
Thriller/Suspense 992
Adventure 975
Action 928
Romantic Comedy 559
Horror 534
Black Comedy 168
Musical 163
Western 74
Concert/Performance 62
Multiple Genres 37
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Number of movie releases
Drama 4,853
Comedy 2,202
Documentary 2,058
Thriller/Suspense 992
Adventure 975
Action 928
Romantic Comedy 559
Horror 534
Black Comedy 168
Musical 163
Western 74
Concert/Performance 62
Multiple Genres 37
Reality5
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The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2018, broken down by genre. In these years, 4,853 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
Canada, United States
Survey time period
1995 to 2018
Special properties
as of July 9, 2018

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