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Company Town : DOMESTIC MARKET SHARE

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 3 to Aug. 13:

Market share (Films)

Buena Vista: 18.2% (264)

Warner Bros.: 17.0% (21)

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Universal: 13.4% (13)

Sony: 13.0% (21)

Paramount: 12.7% (18)

Twentieth Century Fox: 9.5% (15)

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New Line: 4.7% (20)

Miramax: 4.1% (27)

MGM / UA: 3.6% (9)

Savoy: 1.3% (4)

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total grosses of the latest Top 10 box office releases for the weekend of Aug. 11-13, in millions of dollars: *--*

% Chg. Wks. in Wknd. from Rank Film Distributor release Screens total last 1 Dangerous Minds Buena Vista 1 1,348 $14.9 -- 2 A Walk in the Fox 1 1,534 9.5 -- Clouds 3 Waterworld Universal 3 2,420 8.6 -36 4 Something to Warner Bros. 2 1,787 8.1 -27 Talk About 5 Babe Universal 2 1,787 6.7 -23 6 The Net Columbia 3 2,027 5.1 -33 7 Apollo 13 Universal 7 2,126 5.0 -32 8 Virtuosity Paramount 2 2,012 4.4 -47 9 A Kid ... Buena Vista 1 1,862 4.3 -- 10 Clueless Paramount 4 1,801 2.9 -37

Box Proj. office U.S. Rank to date B.O.* 1 $14.9 $70 2 9.5 40 3 60.6 88 4 24.7 52 5 20.7 45 6 31.7 50 7 147.4 168 8 16.4 28 9 4.3 20 10 45.7 55

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

Sources: Top 10 provided by Entertainment Data Inc.; box office projections provided by Lisbeth R. Barron, SBCI Swiss Bank Corp.


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