Romantic Comedy Cash

By Matt Stiles | | Topics: Uncategorized

I generally loathe* romantic comedy films, but plenty of others love them, apparently. They represent only about five percent of the market share in Hollywood (dramas lead with 20 percent), but Romcoms this year have grossed more than $360 million, according to The Numbers, a site that tracks all things Hollywood.

This bubble chart shows the top grossing films in 2011 as of last week (click for an interactive version). ‘Just Go With It’ leads — for now: 

Download Data | Made with Many Eyes

* Full disclosure: The wifey and I saw ‘Friends with Benefits’ today. Not bad.