Film industry in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on the film industry in the U.S.

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about the film industry in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Key global industry figures
    • Global box office revenue 2016-2020

    • Global cinema advertising expenditure 2010-2020

    • Leading box office markets worldwide in 2017, by revenue

    • Leading film markets worldwide 2017, by number of tickets sold

    • Number of digital cinema screens worldwide from 2006 to 2017

    • Filming locations for top movies worldwide 2016

  • 2. Key U.S. industry figures
    • Box office revenue in the U.S. 2012-2021

    • Cinema advertising revenue in the U.S. 2010-2021

    • Box office revenue in the U.S. and Canada 2001-2017

    • Revenue of movies at the domestic box office 2018, by rating

    • Employment in U.S. motion picture and recording industries 2001-2018

    • Hourly wages in U.S. motion picture and recording industries 2007-2017

    • Revenue of the U.S. motion picture and video industry 2016, by source

  • 3. Film studios
    • Market share of film studios in North America in 2017

    • Combined market share of major film studios in North America from 2000 to 2017

    • Box office market share of Disney / Buena Vista in North America in 2017

    • Box office market share of 20th Century Fox in North America in 2017

    • Box office market share of Warner Bros in North America in 2017

    • Box office market share of Universal in North America in 2017

  • 4. Movie theaters
    • Number of cinema sites in the U.S. 1995-2017

    • Tickets sold at the North American box office from 2001 to 2017

    • Ticket price at North American movie theaters 2001-2017

    • Number of cinema screens in the U.S. from 2008 to 2017, by format

    • Leading cinema circuits in North America in 2017, by number of screens

  • 5. Digital and 3D cinema
    • Number of digital 3D cinema screens worldwide 2008-2017, by region

    • Number of 3D cinema screens worldwide 2006-2017

    • Number of digital 3D screens in North America from 2007 to 2017

    • Number of 3D films released in North America from 2003 to 2017

    • 3D box office revenue in North America from 2006 to 2017

    • Share of 3D box office revenue in North America from 2006 to 2017

    • Highest grossing 3D movies in North America 2018

  • 6. Movies
    • Movie releases in North America from 2001 to 2017

    • Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2018, by number of releases

    • Movie genres ranked by total box office revenue in North America

    • Highest grossing movies at the global box office 2016

    • Most successful movie franchises in North America 2018

    • Biggest opening weekends at the North American box office

    • All time top 10 movies based on comics in North America

    • Superhero movies: domestic box office revenue

    • Domestic box office revenue female superheroes U.S. 2018

    • Most expensive film productions global 2018

    • Most popular movies on Facebook 2018

    • Most viewed movie trailers in their first 24 hours as of March 2018

    • Leading movies based on merchandise sales 2016

  • 7. Audience
    • Factors influencing the decision what to watch in the U.S. 2016

    • Favorite movie/TV genres in the U.S. by gender 2016

    • Preferred place of movie consumption in the U.S. 2018

    • Share of consumers who buy movie tickets in advance U.S. 2017

    • Movie goers worldwide 2016, by age

    • Frequency of going to the movies in the U.S. 2018

    • Food/drink buying among moviegoers worldwide 2016, by country

    • Stereotyping of ethnic minorities in Hollywood movies 2016

    • Survey: presence of minorities in Hollywood movies in the U.S. 2016, by age

    • Adequate number of roles for minorities in Hollywood movies 2016

    • Movies with the biggest social media buzz as of April 30, 2018

    • Consumers interested in pirating movies currently in theaters 2017

  • 8. Actors
    • Best-paid actresses in 2017

    • Best-paid worldwide actors 2017

    • Highest grossing Hollywood actors in 2017

    • Most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2017

    • Actors with most action figures 2016

  • 9. Academy Awards
    • Actors with the most Oscars

    • Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards 1990-2018

    • Oscars in the category "Best Foreign Language Film" 1948-2018, by country

    • Academy Awards nominations in 2018, by film

    • Influence of nominations for an Oscar in the U.S. 2017

    • Distribution of voters at the Academy Awards 2016, by ethnicity

    • Ethnicity distribution of acting winners at the Academy Awards 1928-2015

    • Number of nominations per studio for the 2018 Academy Awards

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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