Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2019, by number of releases

Between the years 1995 and 2019, 5,266 dramas were released in the United States and Canada. Whilst far fewer adventure films were released during this time period, the genre remains the most popular, and as of December 2019, adventure films generated a total box office revenue of over 62 billion U.S. dollars.

Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2019, by genre

Number of movie releases
Drama 5,266
Comedy 2,311
Documentary 2,299
Thriller/Suspense 1,078
Adventure 1,056
Action 1,020
Horror 596
Romantic Comedy 593
Black Comedy 184
Musical 181
Western 81
Concert/Performance 72
Multiple Genres 42
Reality4
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Canada, United States

Survey time period

1995 to 2019

Special properties

as of January 9, 2020

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