Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2019, by genre
Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2019, by number of releases
The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2019, broken down by genre. In these years, 5,143 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada. Whilst far fewer adventure films were released during this time period, the genre remains the most popular, and as of July 2019, adventure films generated a total box office revenue of over 59 billion U.S. dollars.
Number of movies released in North America from 1995 to 2019, by genre
Number of movie releases
Drama 5,143
Comedy 2,264
Documentary 2,217
Thriller/Suspense 1,056
Adventure 1,034
Action 986
Romantic Comedy 582
Horror 576
Black Comedy 176
Musical 172
Western 80
Concert/Performance 67
Multiple Genres 42
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Movie genres in North America from 1995 to 2019, by number of releases
The statistic above presents data on the number of movie releases in North America between 1995 and 2019, broken down by genre. In these years, 5,143 dramas were released in the U.S. and Canada. Whilst far fewer adventure films were released during this time period, the genre remains the most popular, and as of July 2019, adventure films generated a total box office revenue of over 59 billion U.S. dollars.
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