Top 10 Studios With The Biggest Market Share (Globally)


Of 100 percent of the total film market, the following 10 are the biggest Studios in the movie industry with the biggest market share globally.

10. Open Road Films

Open Road Films, formerly known as Global Road Entertainment from 2017 to 2018, is an American film production and distribution company based in Los Angeles, California. They have a total market share of 1.1%.

9. Focus Features

Focus Features is an American film production and distribution company, owned by Comcast through Universal Pictures, a division of its wholly-owned subsidiary NBCUniversal. They have a total market share of 1.8%.

8. STX Entertainment

STX Entertainment is an American entertainment and media company that creates, produces, distributes, finances and markets film, television and digital media, which includes live events and virtual reality. They have a total market share of 1.9%.

7. Lionsgate

Lionsgate is an American entertainment company. It was formed on July 10, 1997, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is currently headquartered in Santa Monica, California, United States. Lionsgate has a market share of 6.2%.

Their movie franchises include The Hunger Games (2012-15), Saw (2004-17), The Expendables (2010-18), and Twilight (2008-12).

6. Paramount

Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994. They have a market share of 7.2%.

Their movie franchises include Titanic (1997), Shrek 2 (2004), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).

5. Sony/Columbia

Sony / Columbia is an American film studio and production company that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group,[1] a division of Sony Entertainment’s Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

They have a market share of 8.7%. Some of their famous movie franchises include The Karate Kid (1984), Ghostbusters (1984), Spider-Man (2002), and Jumanji (1995), among others.

4. Universal Studios

Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County, California. They have a market share of 12.5%.

Universal Pictures is the oldest of Hollywood’s traditional Big Six studios. Some of their famous and biggest movie franchises including Fast & Furious (2001 to present), Despicable Me (2010), and Jurassic World (2015) among many others.

3. 20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film is an American film studio that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company. The studio is located on the Fox Lot in the Century City area of Los Angeles and has a market share of 13.8%.

Some of their Highest-grossing films and biggest franchises include Avatar (2009), Titanic (1997 with Paramount in North America) and Star Wars series.

2. Warner Bros.

Warner Bros is an American entertainment company headquartered in Burbank, California and a subsidiary of AT&T’s WarnerMedia. They have a market share of 17.5%.

Founded in 1923, Warner Bros has operations also in the television and video games industry. Their movie franchies include The Dark Knight (2008), Harry Potter series (‎2001–2011), American Sniper (2014), and Aquaman (2018), among others.

1. Buena Vista

Buena Vista is a brand name that was historically often used for divisions and subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Company, whose primary studios, Walt Disney Studios, are located on Buena Vista Street in Burbank, California.

“Buena Vista” which means “beautiful view” in Spanish, has a market share of 23.7%. Their famous movie franchises include Star Wars series (1977-2018), Avengers series (2008–present), The Lion King (1994), and Toy Story (1995), among others.