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Top 10 Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019:

Distribution is a keystone in the movie business and the industry would all collapse without it. It is where the money is made. There are some pretty big distributors working in the industry currently making millions and millions. The fans are eager to know which distributor is on the top.

#10: Annapurna Pictures

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 4

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $53 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 5.7 million

Market Share: 0.72%

Notable Movies: Booksmart, Vice, If Beale Street could talk, Destroyer

Annapurna Pictures is named after Hindu Goddess Annapurna and it has produced some very big movies in the past like Zero Dark Thirty, American Hustle and Her. 2019 has not been very memorable for them, but there is still time.

#9: Focus Features

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 8

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $55 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 6 million

Market Share: 0.76%

Notable Movies: On the basis of Sex, Greta, The dead don’t die, Captive state

Focus Features is owned by Comcast through Universal Pictures and it caters to a niche genre of independent and foreign films.

#8: STX Entertainment

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 6

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $159 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 17 million

Market Share: 2.18%

Notable Movies: The Upside, Ugly Dolls, Poms, The Best of Enemies

STX Entertainment is one of the world’s fastest-growing entertainment companies in the world which produces and distributes amazing Indie movies.

#7: 20th Century Fox

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 10

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $276 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 30 million

Market Share: 3.78%

Notable Movies: Alita Battle Angel, Dark Phoenix, Breakthrough, Bohemian Rhapsody

Alita Battle Angel was an amazing surprise that all of us loved and Fox did manage to get that right and we loved Alita even more after watching the disastrous Dark Phoenix.

#6: Paramount Pictures

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 8

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $382 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 42 million

Market Share: 5.24%

Notable Movies: Rocketman, Bumblebee, Pet Semetary, What Men Want

Paramount Pictures has distributed some very good movies in 2019 which have done really well on the Box Office as well. Let’s see if they can keep that up.

#5: Lionsgate

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 12

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $394 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 43 million

Market Share: 5.40%

Notable Movies: John Wick Chapter 3-Parabellum, Five Feet Apart, Hellboy, Cold Pursuit

Thanks to John Wick, Lionsgate is 5th on the list as without this Blockbuster they would have struggled badly this year.

#4: Sony Pictures

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 16

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $797 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 87 million

Market Share: 10.92%

Notable Movies: Spider-Man Far From Home, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, Men In Black International, Spider-Man Into The Spiderverse

Spider-Man is Sony’s Cash cow at the moment and they know it. They’ll probably milk spider-man till the end of time.

#3: Warner Bros.

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 20

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $924 million

Total No. of Tickets sold: 101 million

Market Share: 12.66%

Notable Movies: Pokemon Detective Pikachu, Shazam!, Godzilla King of the Monsters, The Lego Movie 2-The Second Part

2019 has been a bit underwhelming for Warner Bros. as they expected a lot more than what they have currently. The DCEU is in shambles and it is once again up to Wonder Women to rescue them.

#2: Universal

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 16

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $1.023 Billion

Total No. of Tickets sold: 112 million

Market Share: 14.02%

Notable Movies: Us, How to Train Your Dragon-The Hidden World, The Secret Life of Pets 2, Fast & Furious Presents-Hobbs and Shaw

Universal is doing pretty well this year as most of their movies have managed to click with the audience and it would be interesting to see how Universal performs in the future.

#1: Walt Disney

Highest Grossing Distributors of 2019

No. of Movies: 10

Total U.S. Domestic Gross: $2.731 Billion

Total No. of Tickets sold: 299 million

Market Share: 37.42%

Notable Movies: Avengers Endgame, The Lion King, Captain Marvel, Toy Story 4

Walt Disney rules the Entertainment Industry and no one stands in front of them and from the looks of it, it seems they are only going to get even bigger.

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