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Domestic Market Share

August 13, 1996

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 2 through August 11:

Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 30

Market Share: 21.4%

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Distributor: Warner Bros.

Films: 17

Market Share: 15.4%

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Distributor: Fox

Films: 9

Market Share: 13.7%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 15

Market Share: 10.9%

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Distributor: Paramount

Films: 16

Market Share: 10.4%

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Distributor: Sony

Films: 25

Market Share: 9.1%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 16

Market Share: 7.2%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 33

Market Share: 3.8%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 14

Market Share: 3.3%

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Distributor: Gramercy

Films: 10

Market Share: 2.1%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total grosses of the latest top 10 box-office releases for the weekend of August 9-11, in millions of dollars:

Film (distributor): Jack (Buena Vista)

Wks in release: 1

Wknd. total: $11.2

% Change from last: --

Box office to date: $11.2

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $50

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Film (distributor): A Time to Kill (Warner Bros.)

Wks in release: 3

Wknd. total: $10.8

% Change from last: -19

Box office to date: $59.2

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $100

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Film (distributor): Escape from L.A. (Paramount)

Wks in release: 1

Wknd. total: $8.9

% Change from last: --

Box office to date: $8.9

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $40

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Film (distributor): Independence Day (Fox)

Wks in release: 6

Wknd. total: $8.7

% Change from last: -21

Box office to date: $256.8

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $290

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Film (distributor): Matilda (TriStar)

Wks in release: 2

Wknd. total: $5.0

% Change from last: -39

Box office to date: $18.9

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $30

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Film (distributor): Phenomenon (Buena Vista)

Wks in release: 6

Wknd. total: $4.0

% Change from last: -21

Box office to date: $88.2

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $103

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Film (distributor): Chain Reaction (Fox)

Wks in release: 2

Wknd. total: $3.7

% Change from last: -51

Box office to date: $14.9

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $23

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Film (distributor): Courage Under Fire

Wks in release: 5

Wknd. total: $3.3

% Change from last: -27

Box office to date: $48.2

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $60

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Film (distributor): The Nutty Professor (Universal)

Wks in release: 7

Wknd. total: $2.9

% Change from last: -30

Box office to date: $115.0

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $125

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Film (distributor): Kingpin (MGM/UA)

Wks in release: 3

Wknd. total: $2.9

% Change from last: -36

Box office to date: $19.3

Proj. U.S. b.o.*: $27

*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.; box-office projections provided by Lisbeth R. Barron, SBCI Swiss Bank Corp.

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