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Domestic Market Share

March 25, 1997

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 6-Mar. 23:

Distributor: Sony

Films: 14

Market Share: 20.4%

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Distributor: Fox

Films: 9

Market Share: 20.0%

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Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 16

Market Share: 13.1%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 14

Market Share: 9.8%

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Distributor: Paramount

Films: 13

Market Share: 9.1%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 10

Market Share: 8.7%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 5

Market Share: 8.5%

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Distributor: Warner

Films: 9

Market Share: 5.8%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 6

Market Share: 1.5%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of Mar. 21-23, in millions of dollars:

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% Chg. Box Wks. in Wknd. from office Film (Distributor) release total last to date 1 Liar Liar (Universal) 1 $31.4 -- $31.4 2 Selena (Warner) 1 11.6 -- 11.6 3 Return of the Jedi (Fox) 2 7.5 --54 27.5 4 Jungle 2 Jungle (Buena Vista) 3 6.0 --45 35.6 5 Private Parts (Paramount) 3 4.4 --49 34.4 6 Donnie Brasco (TriStar) 4 3.3 --39 36.3 7 Sling Blade (Miramax) 17 3.0 0 12.5 8 Love Jones (New Line) 2 2.6 --35 7.5 9 The Empire Strikes Back (Fox) 5 2.4 --53 63.4 10 The English Patient (Miramax) 19 2.0 +6 63.2

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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, Bear, Stearns & Co.

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