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  1. 1. Which genres are most profitable?Can you notice any trends at the box office?How much does you genre take on average at the box office?How can you ensure a good return for your chosen studio?Who tends to produce and distribute your genre of film?
  2. 2. Top-Grossing Genres 1995 to 2012Comedy is the Occupy nearlyNo.1 in the chart, quarter of thecomedy is the whole market.most populargenre. Horror film is the No.7 in the chart. This chart shows us the top-grossing film genres from 1995 to 2012. Horror movies feature in the middle of the chart occupying 4.77% of the whole market share. Although its percentage of market share is low, but the average gross of horror is even higher than comedy. The total gross is not significant because the volume of horror movie is small.
  3. 3. 2% market share 9% market share There was a sharply decrease of both In the late 1990s , people began to ticket sales and pay attention to horror movies, more market share from and more studios and film companies 2007 to 2008 made horror films. So that the percentage of horror market share reached its first ‘hayday’. The market share and tickets sales from 2011 to 2012 maintained steady inOverall, the chart shows us that the ticket the rough, which occupied 4% of the whole marketsales and market share displayed a fluctuation share and have sold about 50000000 tickets.from 1995 to 2013.
  4. 4. Those companies which has powerful economic strength can keep a high productivity with good quality.20th Century Fox Paramount Pictures Open Road
  5. 5. Miramax 5 R — Restricted. Children Sony Pictures 4 Under 17 Require Paramount Pictures 4 Accompanying Parent orSeries of horror movies Dreamworks SKG 3 Adult Guardian.always make huge profit. Lionstage 2 PG-13 — Parents Strongly New line 2 Cautioned. Some Material 20th Century Fox 2 May Be Inappropriate For Warner Bros 1 Children Under 13.
  6. 6. Miramax Films is an American entertainment company known for distributingindependent and foreign films. Founded in 1979 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein andheadquartered in New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts, Miramax was aleading independent film motion picture distribution and production company beforeit was acquired by The Walt Disney Company in 1993.Miramax operated, until 2005, the label Dimension Films, specializing in genrefilms and created the Spy Kids, Scream and Scary Movies film franchises.Scream series is a series of world famous horror movies. The series has grossed over$600 million in worldwide box-office receipts and consists, to date, of four motionpictures. Besides the Scream(1,2,3), Miramax also made many other horror films andmost of them were very popular . We could learn their success from the ‘Top-GrossingMovies chart, Miramax owned 5 movies out of 25 which was the most.
  7. 7. As we can seen, the horror movies made by Miramax are really successful. Horror movies have become a important source for Miramax to make profit .(Miramax owned by The Walt Disney Company)
  8. 8. (Horror) Through comparing these two chart we can know that making a horror film need amount of money behind it. The horror films need amount of money for scene setting and props and so on. Generally, big companies can make profit and get succeed because the real horror setting and fantastic narrative.