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Motion Picture (Movie and Film) and Music (Sound) Production, Distribution, Exhibition (Theaters) & Publishing (Broad-Based) (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2030, NAIC 512000

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  • 66 Pages
  • April 2024
  • Region: United States
  • Plunkett Research Ltd
  • ID: 4703151
Motion Picture (Movie and Film) and Music (Sound) Production, Distribution, Exhibition (Theaters) & Publishing (Broad-Based) Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Metrics, Benchmarks Against Averages and Top Companies Within Its Industry, and Revenue Forecasts to 2030, NAIC 512000

Vital industry-specific data including metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research.

Key Findings:

  • Motion Picture (Movie and Film) and Music (Sound) Production, Distribution, Exhibition (Theaters) & Publishing (Broad-Based) Industry (U.S.) to reach $190,578,719,212 by 2030.
  • Motion Picture (Movie and Film) and Music (Sound) Production, Distribution, Exhibition (Theaters) & Publishing (Broad-Based) Industry (U.S.), including Average EBITDA, Operating Ratios and Sales per Employee.

Core Benefits to Customer:

1) Comprehensive overview of an industry financial results, ratios, vital statistics and metrics in one package

2) Complete benchmarking of the industry and its top companies

3) Deep industry and company financials

This Analytics Report Features:

1) Historical data

2) Revenue forecasts, growth rates and CAGR

3) Operating ratios

4) Complete data for benchmarking a company to its industry and to specific leading companies

5) Benchmarking this industry to all U.S. industries

6) Deep profiles and financial histories/operating ratios for up to ten top U.S-based companies

Pages: 66

Statistical Tables Provided: 33

Charts Provided: 21

Geographic: US

Designed to Benefit:

  • Analysis and Financial Modeling
  • Investment Professionals
  • Lenders
  • M&A Advisors
  • Appraisers
  • Consultants

Key Data:

Industry Summary

  • Revenues historical through 2022
  • Revenues projected through 2030
  • Employee Count 2015-2022
  • Annual Growth Rate 2022
  • CAGR 2015 through 2022
  • CAGR 2022 through 2030
  • Top U.S. Companies

Employment and Establishments

  • Number of Firms 2015-2022
  • Number of Establishments 2015-2022
  • Employees, 2015-2022
  • Average Annual Sales per Firm & per Establishment 2015-2022
  • Sales per Employee Average Annual Operating Ratios
  • Revenue Compared to All Industries
  • Expenses Compared to All Industries
  • Profits & Income Taxes Compared to All Industries


This Industry Compared to All Industries
  • Comparison of Revenues, Profits and Taxes to All Industries
Industry Results, Publicly-Held Companies (U.S.), Average for all Companies
  • Industry Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, 2015-2022
Top Companies Profiled & Ranked
  • In-Depth Profiles, Financial Reports, Ranks & Executive Lists for Top U.S-Based Corporations

Top Companies Ranked

  • Market Capitalization
  • Employees
  • Revenue
  • Net Income
  • 3-Year Revenue Growth
  • 3-Year Income Growth
  • Return on Assets
  • Return on Equity
  • Return on Invested Capital

List of Leading (Public and Private) Companies

Comparison of Individual Top Publicly-Held Companies to Industry Averages, 2023
  • Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Stat

Companies Profiled:

  • Fox Corporation
  • Universal Pictures -20th Century Studios Inc
  • Sony Music Entertainment Inc
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc
  • Warner Music Group Corp
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc
  • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Pixar Animation Studios

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
A. Core Benefits to Customer:
  • Comprehensive overview of an industry's financial results, ratios and vital metrics in one package (U.S. data)
  • Benchmarking of:
1. Deep financials of each of the leading companies in the industry
2. Multi-year financial averages for all companies in the industry
3. This industry's financial ratios compared to all other industries.
  • Historical revenues
  • Enterprise population
  • Multi-year employee count and sales per employee
  • Current and forecast revenues and CAGR to 2031
  • Profiles of the industry's leading firms, with multi-year financial histories
II. Industry Description for this NAIC Code
  • Types of business activities
III. Industry Summary, Current Year (U.S. Data)
  • Revenues and CAGR 2023
  • Revenue forecast to 2031 with CAGR
  • Historical revenues
  • Historical CAGR
  • Top U.S. companies, by revenues
  • Employment within the industry, 2023 and historic
IV. Employment and Establishment Count (U.S. Data)
  • Number of firms and establishments, 2016-2023
  • Employees, 2016-2023, with growth rates
  • Average annual sales per firm and per establishment, 2016-2023
  • Annual sales per employee, 2016-2023
V. This Industry's Financial Data, U.S., With Revenue Projections to 2031
A. Revenues, Historical and Projected
  • Historical revenues & CAGR growth rates, 2016-2023
  • Projected revenues & CAGR growth rates, 2023-2031
B. Average Annual Operating Ratio Estimates and Benchmarks for Current Year
  • Income items, expenses, profits and taxes as a percent of total revenues for this industry
C. This Industry Compared to All Industries, Benchmarks for Current Year
  • Comparison of revenues for this industry to total revenues for all industries
  • Comparison of EBITDA, profits and income taxes for this industry to the same items in total for all industries
D. Table of Companies Used in Creating Industry Averages
  • Detailed, alphabetical listing of companies, with revenues, location, ticker symbol and exchange
E. Industry Results and Benchmarks for Publicly-Held Companies
  • Income statement averages, 2016-2023
  • All income statement items, including, cost of sales, SGA, R&D, salaries and wages, and EBITDA, with ratios
  • Chart showing key expenses as a percent of revenues
  • Balance sheet averages, 2016-2023
  • All items, including property plant and equipment, accumulated depreciation, goodwill, and long term debt, including ratios
  • Cash flow averages, 2016-2018
  • All cash flow items
VI. Top Companies Profiled & Ranked
  • In-depth profiles, financial reports, ranks & executive lists for up to 10 top U.S.-based corporations
A. Top Companies Ranked for Key Items:
  • Approximate market capitalization
  • Employees
  • Revenues
  • Net income
  • 3-Year revenue growth rate
  • 3-Year income growth rate
  • Return on assets rate
  • Return on equity rate
  • Return on invested capital rate
B. Benchmarking of the Industry's Top Companies, to Each Other and to their Industry's Averages for All Metrics
  • Income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements for each of the top companies compared to the industry's overall average
C. Corporate Profiles (Descriptions of the Top Companies Within the Industry, Including Executive Listings and Multi-Year Financial Results)
  • Contact information, executive lists
  • Business descriptions
  • Key financial data for 6 years
  • Brands and divisions
  • Top salaries
  • Corporate culture
  • Charts comparing revenues vs. net income
VII. Appendix: Assumptions
  • U.S. GDP Growth and Forecasts, 2016-2031
VIII. Data Description and Sources



Executive Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide estimates of vital, industry-specific data, within the United States, with an emphasis on market sizing, industry growth, KPIs and metrics, along with summaries of top competitors. This includes our unique 8-year histories and 8-year forward projections of market sizing. While other firms may publish industry-specific data and forecasts, the publisher believes that such efforts produce limited and often inaccurate results.

The publisher has unique capabilities for creating industry information, due to the industry research that the research team have been conducting for more than 30 years. Access to hundreds of industry tables from the publisher's data sets, along with databases of public and private company information, proprietary industry trends analysis and other resources, have been utilized fully in preparing this report.

Companies Mentioned

  • Fox Corporation
  • Universal Pictures
  • 20th Century Studios Inc
  • Sony Music Entertainment Inc
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc
  • Warner Music Group Corp
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc
  • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Pixar Animation Studios


The data development evolved from research methods originally established by the founder of the company.


Through the years, a research methodology evolved based on strict guidelines used to build and maintain the content of six proprietary business and industry databases:

  • An industry trends database
  • An industry statistics database
  • Industry Analytics (deep financial data for hundreds of Industry codes)
  • A leading companies database
  • A business and industry glossary database
  • An industry associations and professional societies database
  • Analysts are trained to follow research formulas and methodology. They use company-approved sources in their work and post their findings daily to proprietary databases. All research results go through multi-step editing processes. And, all results are date-stamped.
Primary sources include:
  • Internal research, analysis, fact-checking and data gathering by the Research staff.
  • Over 3,500 industry associations, professional societies and government agencies worldwide with which the publisher maintains relationships and/or from which they obtain industry-specific/country-specific data.
  • Financial analysts, industry executives and industry experts with whom the publisher maintains communications.
  • Corporate disclosure documents and financial statements.
  • Industry conference proceedings.
  • Analysis of white papers, reports, periodicals and publications.
  • Multiple proprietaries, government, industry and financial databases developed by the publisher.