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Global Box Office Market 2016-2020

Global Box Office Market 2016-2020

About the Box Office Market

In 2010-2015, the international box office revenue increased by 33%. The main reason for the growing success of the film industry is the increasing synchronization between the film makers and distributors regarding the screening of a movie in multiplexes. The movie screens also develop in quality as the 3D effects used in the films improves. Despite technological advances, high-end home theaters and television units are unable to give a tough competition to the box office market as the moviegoers are more inclined toward the overall experience of the movie that includes visual and 3D effects and screening in IMAX theaters.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global box office market to grow at a CAGR of 6.95% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global box office market for 2016-2020. For the purpose of calculating the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the various business models and types of box office market by different categories. It also provides a list of key leading countries in the market.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Box Office Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Sony Pictures
  • Universal Studios
  • Walt Disney Company
  • Warner Bros.
Other prominent vendors
  • CBS Films
  • Dreamworks SKG
  • Focus Features
  • IFC Films
  • Lionsgate
  • MGM
  • Miramax
  • Weinstein Co.
Market driver
  • Decentralization of expertise and skilled workforce
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Growing threat of piracy
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Technological advances
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Box Office Market 2016-2020



Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global box office market: 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Company, and Warner Bros.



Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: CBS Films, Dreamworks SKG, Focus Features, IFC Films, Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, and Weinstein Co.



Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A trend boosting market growth is technological advances. The film industry is primarily driven by innovation, and there is a continuous demand for new and innovative content and high-quality overall film viewing experience. As a result of this incessant demand, the global box office market is adopting various technological advancements. Vendors are striving to offer the viewers better movie experience in terms of video and audio quality. For example, 4D is a popular technology used to screen international films in the South Korean box office market.”



According to the report, a key growth driver is the decentralization of expertise and skilled work force. Globalization has brought about better business connection between economies and international population, as well as decentralization of expertise across industries, including the film industry and box office market. For instance, in the early 2000s, Hollywood was confined to the city of Los Angeles. However, as of 2016, a lot of other places in the country are developing their independent film industry. Factors like technological advancements, better communication facilities, knowledge sharing and expertise exchange, which is also shrinking the gaps between small and large scale film industries, are driving the growth of the global box office market.



Further, the report states that piracy is one of the major challenges to the box office and film industry. Pirated versions of most of the movies are available either on the Internet or in the form of DVDs at a nominal price. Piracy drastically affects the revenue of the box office and reduces the profit margin for distributors. For instance, the audio-visual industries in the UK lose $720 million every year to piracy, copyright thefts, and infringement. Technavio estimates that more than 30% of the UK's population is involved in piracy either by buying counterfeit or pirated DVDs or by streaming and downloading pirated content via the Internet.







Companies Mentioned

20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros, CBS Films, Dreamworks SKG, Focus Features, IFC Films, Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, and Weinstein Co.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Segmentations considered in the report
      • Table Segmentations included in the report
    • Upcoming movies expected to generate high turnover
      • Table Selected upcoming movies
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Industry overview
    • Business model of movie distributors
    • Evolution of box office market
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global box office market size and forecast 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Highest-grossing movies globally 2015
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Global box office market by type
    • Table Global box office market: Number of tickets sold and market share of creative type 2015
    • Table Fantasy: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
    • Table Contemporary fiction: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
    • Table Dramatization: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
    • Table Super Hero: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
    • Table Science fiction: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
    • Table Kids fiction: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
  • Global box office market by genre
    • Genre
      • Table Global box office market: Number of tickets sold and market share by genre 2015
      • Table Adventure: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Action: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Comedy: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Drama: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Horror: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Thriller: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
  • Global box office market by MPAA rating
    • MPAA rating
      • Table Global box office market: Number of tickets sold and market share by MPAA rating 2015
      • Table R rating: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table PG-13 rating: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table PG rating: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
  • Global box office market by source
    • Source
      • Table Global box office market: Number of tickets sold and market share by source 2015
      • Table Original screenplays: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Novels: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Comics: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Real life events: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Remakes: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
  • Global box office market by production method
    • Production method
      • Table Global box office Market: Number of movies released and market share by production method 2015
      • Table Animated movies: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
      • Table Live action movies: Tickets sold globally 2010-2015 (millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries in box office market in 2015
    • Box office market in US
      • Table US: Economic scenario 2015
    • Box office market in China
      • Table China: Economic scenario 2015
    • Box office market in UK
      • Table UK: Economic scenario 2015
    • Box office market in Japan
      • Table Japan: Economic scenario 2015
    • Box office market in India
      • Table Economic scenario: India 2015
  • Comparison of box office and merchandise market
    • Table Licensing market ecosystem
    • Market size and forecast by retail sales
      • Table Global movie merchandize market by retail sales 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Market size and forecast by royalty
      • Table Global movie merchandize market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Increase in number of digital movie screens
    • Growing international collaboration in film making
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Growing threat of piracy
    • Diverse international audience and expectations
    • Strict censorship policies
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Technological advances in movie industry
    • Rising popularity of global box office
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive Landscape
      • Table Market share by key vendors 2015
      • Table Global box office market: Performance vendors 2015
    • Highest grossing movies of key vendors
      • Table Highest grossing movies of key vendors
    • Key Vendors
      • Table WB subsidiaries
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviation
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