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The Times Film Index

June 16, 1998

Domestic Market Share

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors Jan. 5-June 14:

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(Distributor) Films Market share Paramount 13 26.5% Sony 29 15.3% Warner Bro. 20 11.3% New Line 16 9.7% Miramax 21 7.9% 20th Century Fox 9 5.6% Buena Vista 14 5.5% Universal 10 5.4% MGA/UA 14 4.4% DreamWorks SKG 3 2.4%

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Tracking the Top 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of June 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 Truman Show (Paramount) 2 $20.0 -37% $64.5 2 Six Days, Seven Nights (Buena Vista) 1 16.5 -- 16.5 3 A Perfect Murder (Warner Bros.) 2 11.3 -32 34.4 4 Can't Hardly Wait (Sony) 1 8.0 -- 8.0 5 Godzilla (Sony) 4 6.2 -36 123.7 6 Hope Floats (20th Century Fox) 3 5.3 -38 38.2 7 Deep Impact (Paramount) 6 4.4 -34 128.7 8 The Horse Whisperer (Buena Vista) 5 3.9 -25 58.4 9 Dirty Work (MGM/UA) 1 3.6 -- 3.6 10 Titanic (Paramount) 26 1.2 -26 583.9

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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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