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DOMESTIC MARKET SHARE

Domestic market share and number of films in release for U.S. distributors from Jan. 6-Feb. 2:

Distributor: Buena Vista

Films: 14

Market Share: 19.1%

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Distributor: Sony

Films: 9

Market Share: 19.1%

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Distributor: New Line

Films: 6

Market Share: 14.0%

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Distributor: Paramount

Films: 10

Market Share: 12.7%

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Distributor: Fox

Films: 7

Market Share: 12.5%

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Distributor: Miramax

Films: 11

Market Share: 11.6%

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Distributor: MGM/UA

Films: 5

Market Share: 3.6%

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Distributor: Universal

Films: 3

Market Share: 2.4%

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Distributor: Warner

Films: 6

Market Share: 1.9%

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Distributor: Gramercy

Films: 3

Market Share: 1.6%

TRACKING THE TOP 10

Total box-office grosses of the latest top 10 releases for the weekend of Jan. 31-Feb. 2, in millions of dollars:

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% chg. Box Proj. Wks in Wknd. from office U.S. Film (distributor) release total last to date b.o.* 1. Star Wars (Fox) 1 $35.9 -- $35.9 125 2. Jerry Maguire (TriStar) 8 5.4 -6 116.6 134 3. Scream (Miramax) 7 4.5 +12 70.4 86 4. Evita (Buena Vista) 6 4.4 -19 36.8 52 5. Metro (Buena Vista) 3 4.4 -20 24.8 40 6. Beverly Hills Ninja (TriStar) 3 4.2 -24 24.4 38 7. In Love and War (New Line) 7 3.5 -37 10.3 20 8. The Relic (Paramount) 4 2.8 -29 29.3 38 9. Michael (New Line) 6 2.7 -14 80.3 89 10. Gridlock’d 1 2.7 -- 3.6 12

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

Note: Market share figures for Sony include Columbia, TriStar and Triumph releases.

Figures for New Line include Fine Line releases.

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


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