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Domestic Market Share

March 11, 1997

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 6-Mar. 9:

Distributor: Sony

Films: 14

Market Share: 21.7%

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Distributor: Fox

Films: 8

Market Share: 20.0%

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Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 16

Market Share: 13.3%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 13

Market Share: 9.9%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 7

Market Share: 9.2%

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Distributor: Paramount

Films: 12

Market Share: 9.0%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 4

Market Share: 6.8%

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Distributor: Warner

Films: 8

Market Share: 5.3%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 6

Market Share: 1.9%

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Distributor: Gramercy

Films: 6

Market Share: 1.0%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of March 7-9, in millions of dollars:

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% chg. Box Proj. Wks in Wknd. from office U.S. Film (distributor) release total last to date b.o.* 1. Private Parts (Paramount) 1 $14.6 -- $14.6 70 2. Jungle2Jungle (Buena Vista) 1 12.8 -- 12.8 60 3. The Empire Strikes Back (Fox) 3 8.0 -39 51.7 78 4. Donnie Brasco (TriStar) 2 7.8 -38 23.4 49 5. Booty Call (Columbia) 2 4.1 -37 13.8 27 6. Star Wars (Fox) 6 3.9 -43 130.6 144 7. Absolute Power (Columbia) 4 3.7 -35 42.1 56 8. Dante's Peak (Universal) 5 3.2 -39 56.8 68 9. Vegas Vacation (Warner) 4 2.4 -48 30.6 37 10. Marvin's Room (Miramax) 12 2.4 -27 8.7 18

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

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