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
    • Leading film markets worldwide 2018, by number of tickets sold

    • Leading box office markets worldwide in 2018, by revenue

    • Animation market size worldwide 2017-2020

    • Number of 3D cinema screens worldwide 2006-2018

    • Number of digital cinema screens worldwide 2006-2018

    • Global filming locations for highest-grossing movies in North America 2013-2017

    • Highest grossing movies at the global box office 2018

    • Most expensive film productions globally 2019

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

    • North American box office revenue from 1980 to 2018

    • Revenue of movies at the domestic box office 2019, by rating

    • Employment in U.S. motion picture and recording industries 2001-2019

    • Hourly wages in U.S. motion picture and recording industries 2007-2018

    • Revenue of the U.S. motion picture and video industry 2017, by source

  • 3. Film studios
    • Market share of film studios in North America in 2018

    • Combined market share of major film studios in North America from 2000 to 2018

    • Box office market share of Disney / Buena Vista in North America in 2018

    • Box office market share of 20th Century Fox in North America in 2018

    • Box office market share of Warner Bros in North America in 2018

    • Box office market share of Universal in North America in 2018

  • 4. Movie theaters
    • Number of cinema sites in the U.S. 1995-2018

    • Number of indoor cinema sites in the U.S. 1995-2018

    • Number of drive-in cinema sites in the U.S. 1995-2018

    • Number of cinema screens in the U.S. from 2008 to 2018, by format

    • Tickets sold at the North American box office from 2001 to 2018

    • Cinemark theaters in the United States 2018, by state

    • Ticket price at North American movie theaters 2009-2018

    • Leading cinema circuits in North America in 2018, by number of screens

  • 5. Digital and 3D cinema
    • Number of digital 3D screens in North America from 2007 to 2018

    • Number of 3D films released in North America from 2003 to 2018

    • CGI and animated movie box office revenue in the U.S. 2008-2018

    • Highest grossing 3D movies in North America 2019

    • CGI and animation average production costs per film in the U.S. 2008-2018

  • 6. Movies
    • Movie releases in North America from 2000-2018

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

    • Biggest opening weekends at the North American box office

    • Number of highest-grossing animated movies U.S. 2017

    • Most popular movies on Facebook 2019

    • Most viewed movie trailers in their first 24 hours as of March 2019

    • Global filming locations for highest-grossing movies in North America 2013-2017

  • 7. Audience
    • Typical monthly spending on movie tickets in the United States 2018

    • Frequency of going to the movies in the U.S. 2019

    • Change in movie-going frequency in the United States 2018

    • Primary reason for watching fewer movies in the United States 2018

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

    • Consumers interested in pirating movies currently in theaters 2017

    • Price for watching unlimited movies in theaters in the United States 2018

    • Opinion on gender diversity in the movie industry among women in the U.S. 2018

    • U.S. frequent moviegoers 2017-2018, by ethnicity

    • Favorite film genres in the U.S. 2018, by gender

  • 8. Actors
    • Best-paid actresses in 2019

    • Best-paid worldwide actors 2019

    • Highest grossing Hollywood actors in 2018

    • Highest grossing Hollywood actors of all time in the U.S. 2019

    • Most overpaid actors in Hollywood in 2018 based on return on investment

    • Best value actors in Hollywood 2018 by return on investment

    • Favorability of contemporary actors among consumers in the U.S. 2018

    • Distribution lead actors in films in the U.S. 2011-2017, by ethnicity

    • Gender distribution lead actors in films in the U.S. 2011-2017

  • 9. Diversity
    • Number of films made by directors in the U.S. 2018 by gender

    • Gender distribution of film directors in the U.S. 2011-2017

    • Film directors ethnicity in the U.S. 2011-2017

    • Share of female film directors in Hollywood 2018

    • Share of indie movies with female directors in Hollywood 1998-2018

    • Number of LGBT characters in top-grossing films in the U.S. 2014-2017

  • 10. Academy Awards
    • Film studio ranking by number of "Best Picture" Academy Awards 1990-2019

    • Number of nominations per studio for the 2019 Academy Awards

    • Academy Awards nominations in 2019, by film

    • Revenue share generated by movies after Oscar nomination in the U.S. 2019

    • Oscars in the category "Best Foreign Language Film" 1948-2019, by country

    • Actors with the most Oscars

    • Academy Award: oldest directing winners as of March 2019, by age

    • Academy Award: youngest directing winners as of 2019, by age

    • Most Oscar nominated individuals of all time without a win

    • Academy Awards - number of viewers 2000-2019

    • Share of viewers who watch the Academy Awards in the U.S. 2019

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