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Domestic Market Share

July 23, 1996

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 2 through July 14:

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Distributor Films Market share Buena Vista 29 22.0% Warner Bros. 15 15.0% Fox 8 12.5% Universal 15 11.2% Paramount 15 11.1% Sony 23 9.1% MGM/UA 15 7.1% Miramax 30 3.6% New Line 13 3.4% Gramercy 10 2.3%

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TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total grosses of the latest top 10 box-office releases for the weekend of July 19-21, in millions of dollars:

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% change Box Wks in Wknd. from office Film (distributor) release total last to date 1. Independence Day (Fox) 3 $21.3 -40 $199.0 2. Phenomenon (Buena Vista) 3 8.3 -37 61.5 3. Courage Under Fire (Fox) 2 8.0 -36 26.0 4. The Nutty Professor (Universal) 4 7.6 -38 93.7 5. The Frighteners (Universal) 1 -- 5.6 6. Fled (MGM/UA) 1 5.4 -- 5.4 7. Multiplicity (Columbia) 1 5.1 -- 7.0 8. Kazaam (Buena Vista) 1 5.0 -- 7.1 9. The Hunchback...(Buena Vista) 5 3.6 -43 84.4 10. Eraser (Warner Bros.) 5 3.4 -45 87.1

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*Distributors receive roughly half of box-office revenue, on average.

Note: Market share figures for Sony include Columbia, TriStar and Triumph releases.

Figures for New Line include Fine Line releases.

Sources: Top 10 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.

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