Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

COMPANY TOWN

The Times Film Index

June 03, 1997

Domestic Market Share

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 6 to June 1:

*--*

Distributor Films Market Share Sony 21 19.2% Universal 8 17.9% Fox 12 14.4% Buena Vista 20 11.4% Paramount 17 10.2% New Line 17 7.6% Miramax 18 7.6% Warner 14 7.6% MGM / UA 7 1.1%

*--*

Tracking the Top 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of May 30-June 1, in millions of dollars:

*--*

% Chg. Box Wks. in Wknd. from office Film (Distributor) release total last to date 1 The Lost World (Universal) 2 $34.1 -62% $141.5 2 Addicted to Love (Warner) 2 6.2 -46 20.1 3 Gone Fishin' (Buena Vista) 1 5.8 -- 5.8 4 Trial and Error (New Line) 1 4.9 -- 4.9 5 The Fifth Element (Columbia) 4 4.0 -50 51.5 6 Breakdown (Paramount) 5 3.2 --41 42.4 7 Austin Powers... (New Line) 5 3.2 -44 39.3 8 Liar Liar (Universal) 11 1.6 -47 166.7 9 Fathers' Day (Warner) 4 1.6 -66 26.0 10 Til There Was You (Paramount) 1 1.3 -- 1.3

*--*

*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.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|