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Domestic Market Share

March 24, 1998

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors, Jan. 5-March 22:

Distributor: Paramount

Films: 9

Market Share: 28.0%

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Distributor: Sony

Films: 19

Market Share: 13.5%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 10

Market Share: 11.7%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 10

Market Share: 10.5%

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Distributor: Warner Bros.

Films: 11

Market Share: 10.1%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 11

Market Share: 5.1%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 7

Market Share: 4.7%

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Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Films: 5

Market Share: 3.5%

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Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 10

Market Share: 3.4%

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Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

Films: 2

Market Share: 2.8%

Tracking the Top 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of Mar. 20-22, in millions of dollars:

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% chg. Box Wks. in Wknd. from office Film (Distributor) release total last to date 1 Titanic (Paramount) 14 $17.17 --2% $494.5 2 Primary Colors (Universal) 1 12.05 -- 12.0 3 The Man in the Iron Mask (MGA/UA) 2 11.08 --36 34.5 4 Wild Things (Sony) 1 9.62 -- 9.6 5 U.S. Marshals (Warner Bros.) 3 7.23 --36 43.6 6 Mr. Nice Guy (New Line) 1 5.25 -- 5.4 7 Good Will Hunting (Miramax) 16 4.03 --17 115.6 8 As Good as It Gets (Sony) 13 3.26 +7 125.8 9 The Wedding Singer (New Line) 6 3.25 --30 68.4 6 The Big Lebowski (Gramercy) 3 1.83 --48 13.8

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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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