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Company Town : DOMESTIC MARKET SHARE

October 18, 1994

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 3 to Oct. 16: Buena Vista

Market share: 19.0%

Films: 31

Paramount

Market share: 15.0%

Films: 15

Warner Bros.

Market share: 14.8%

Films: 33

Universal

Market share: 13.8%

Films: 18

20th Century Fox

Market share: 10.8%

Films: 14

New Line

Market share: 5.9%

Films: 12

TriStar

Market share: 4.9%

Films: 12

Columbia

Market share: 4.7%

Films: 17

Miramax

Market share: 3.1%

Films: 20

Gramercy

Market share: 2.1%

Films: 11

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total grosses of the latest Top 10 box office releases for the weekend of Oct. 14-16, in millions of dollars: Rank: 1 Film: Pulp Fiction Distributor: Miramax Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,338 Weekend total: $9.3 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: $9.3 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $50 *Rank: 2 Film: The Specialist Distributor: Warner Bros. Weeks in release: 2 Screens: 2,522 Weekend total: $9.0 % Change from last: -37Box office to date: $28.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $55 *Rank: 3 Film: Wes Craven's New Nightmare Distributor: New Line Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,850 Weekend total: $6.7 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: $6.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $28 *Rank: 4 Film: The River Wild Distributor: Universal Weeks in release: 3 Screens: 2,153 Weekend total: $5.2 % Change from last: -26 Box office to date: $27.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $44 *Rank: 5 Film: Little Giants Distributor: Warner Bros. Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 2,022 Weekend total: $4.8 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: $4.8 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $18 *Rank: 6 Film: Only You Distributor: TriStar Weeks in release: 2 Screens: 1,600 Weekend total: $4.1 % Change from last: -28 Box office to date: $11.6 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $24 *Rank: 7 Film: Forrest Gump Distributor: Paramount Weeks in release: 15 Screens: 2,070 Weekend total: $3.3 % Change from last: -17 Box office to date: $279.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $292 *Rank: 8 Film: Exit to Eden Distributor: Savoy Weeks in release: 1 Screens: 1,670 Weekend total: $3.0 % Change from last: -- Box office to date: $3.0 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $12 *Rank: 9 Film: Shawshank Redemption Distributor: Columbia Weeks in release: 4 Screens: 944 Weekend total: $2.4 % Change from last: +22 Box office to date: $7.2 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $17 *Rank: 10 Film: Quiz Show Distributor: Buena Vista Weeks in release: 5 Screens: 822 Weekend total: $2.1 % Change from last: -32 Box office to date: $15.7 Proj. U.S. B.O.*: $23 * Distributors receive roughly half of box office revenue, on average.

Sources: Top 10 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.; box office projections provided by Lisbeth R. Barron, SBCI Swiss Bank Corp.

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