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Domestic Market Share

September 16, 1997

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 6--Sept. 14::

Distributor: Sony

Films: 26

Market share: 23.4%

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Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 26

Market share: 15.7%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 11

Market share: 12.3%

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Distributor: Warner Bros.

Films: 22

Market share: 11.5%

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Distributor: 20th Century

Films: 15

Market share: 10.2%

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Distributor: Paramount

Films: 22

Market share: 9.5%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 22

Market share: 6.7%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 28

Market share: 6.5%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 11

Market share: 1.3%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of Sept. 12-14, in millions of dollars:

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% chg. Box Wks. in Wknd. from office Film (Distributor) release total last to date 1. The Game 1 $14.3 -- $14.3 2. G.I. Jane (Buena Vista) 4 3.5 -34 38.9 3. Fire Down Below (Warner Bros.) 2 3.3 -46 11.3 4. Money Talks (New Line) 4 3.2 -34 34.2 5. The Full Monty (Fox Searchlight) 5 2.9 +278 6.0 6. Air Force One (Sony) 8 2.8 -27 163.2 7. Hoodlum (MGM/UA) 3 2.5 -37 19.8 8. Conspiracy Theory (Warner Bros.) 6 2.3 -31 70.7 9. Excess Baggage (Sony) 3 1.9 -35 12.5 10. George of the Jungle (Buena Vista) 9 1.8 +38 98.6

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

Note: Figures for New Line include Fine Line releases.

Sources: Top 10 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.

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