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The Times Film Index

June 02, 1998

Domestic Market Share

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors Jan. 5-May 3:

Paramount: 11

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(Distributor) Films Market share Paramount 12 25.7% Sony 28 15.5% Warner Bro. 19 10.7% New Line 14 10.6% Miramax 20 8.5% Universal 10 5.8% 20th Century Fox 9 4.9% Buena Vista 13 4.8% MGA/UA 13 4.6% DreamWorks SKG 3 2.6%

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Tracking the Top 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of May 29-31, in millions of dollars:

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% chg. Wks. in Wknd. from Film (Distributor) release total last 1 Godzilla (Sony) 2 $18.0 -68% 2 Hope Floats (20th Century Fox) 1 14.2 - 3 Deep Impact (Paramount) 4 10.1 -48 4 The Horse Whisperer (Buena Vista) 3 7.3 -49 5 Bulworth (20th Century Fox) 3 4.8 -54 6 I Got the Hook-Up (Miramax) 1 3.3 - 7 Almost Heroes (Warner Bros.) 1 2.8 - 8 Quest for Camelot (Warner Bros.) 3 2.4 -63 9 Titanic (Paramount) 24 1.8 -51 10 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Universal) 2 1.8 -59

Box office to date 1 $99.3 2 14.2 3 112.0 4 43.4 5 17.5 6 4.4 7 2.8 8 17.0 9 579.4 10 7.3

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

Figures for New Line include Fine Line releases.

Figures for MGM/UA include Goldwyn and Orion releases.

Source: ACNielsen EDI

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