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Box Office History for Contemporary Fiction

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2017, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Twister May 10, 1996 Action PG-13 $241,688,385 $460,957,711
2 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $374,023,479
3 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $356,155,260
4 Furious 7 Apr 3, 2015 Action PG-13 $351,032,910 $351,032,910
5 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy PG $241,438,208 $349,597,209
6 Mission: Impossible May 21, 1996 Action PG-13 $180,981,886 $345,175,859
7 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24, 2000 Action PG-13 $215,409,889 $336,902,657
8 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Action PG-13 $226,164,286 $336,848,924
9 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,410,615 $333,178,966
10 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $322,163,965
11 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jun 30, 2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 $321,100,462
12 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action R $172,956,409 $317,633,312
13 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $176,484,651 $316,976,186
14 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 $311,710,496
15 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jul 25, 2002 Comedy PG-13 $213,117,789 $309,222,533
16 The Waterboy Nov 6, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $161,491,646 $288,691,833
17 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy R $153,952,592 $288,636,405
18 Gravity Oct 4, 2013 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $274,092,705 $284,113,044
19 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $182,805,123 $280,906,593
20 The Da Vinci Code May 19, 2006 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $217,536,138 $279,973,990
21 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 $278,718,182
22 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy R $209,218,368 $275,149,889
23 Ocean's Eleven Dec 7, 2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $183,417,150 $271,972,040
24 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 $271,286,353
25 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 $270,508,710
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 171 54.40% $2,891,429,626 664,696,383 $5,749,623,713 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls $104,371,496
1996 185 61.63% $3,568,649,159 807,386,593 $6,983,894,029 Twister $241,688,385
1997 194 57.70% $3,668,536,369 799,245,303 $6,913,471,871 Liar Liar $181,410,615
1998 184 48.71% $3,296,822,916 702,947,222 $6,080,493,470 There's Something About Mary $174,711,965
1999 175 52.72% $3,870,103,340 761,831,278 $6,589,840,555 Big Daddy $163,479,795
2000 203 51.75% $3,898,234,251 723,234,457 $6,255,978,053 Mission: Impossible 2 $215,409,889
2001 196 54.08% $4,487,151,485 792,782,853 $6,857,571,678 Rush Hour 2 $226,164,286
2002 209 45.97% $4,211,417,103 724,856,541 $6,270,009,080 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 197 45.93% $4,223,481,732 700,411,469 $6,058,559,207 Bad Boys II $138,540,870
2004 178 42.35% $3,931,301,567 633,059,748 $5,475,966,820 The Bourne Supremacy $176,087,450
2005 177 47.97% $4,231,554,551 660,148,823 $5,710,287,319 Wedding Crashers $209,218,368
2006 315 47.83% $4,395,455,830 671,061,793 $5,804,684,509 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 373 42.84% $4,183,914,151 608,126,879 $5,260,297,503 The Bourne Ultimatum $227,471,070
2008 386 42.83% $4,190,057,801 583,573,365 $5,047,909,607 Quantum of Solace $166,820,413
2009 261 38.37% $4,082,708,056 544,360,983 $4,708,722,503 The Hangover $277,322,503
2010 266 40.37% $4,241,238,945 537,546,025 $4,649,773,116 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300,531,751
2011 331 32.68% $3,329,516,254 419,863,201 $3,631,816,689 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 348 35.35% $3,903,021,230 490,329,125 $4,241,346,931 Skyfall $296,804,366
2013 322 32.84% $3,577,832,018 440,077,577 $3,806,671,041 Gravity $255,621,667
2014 351 28.85% $2,987,100,356 365,617,977 $3,162,595,501 22 Jump Street $191,719,337
2015 401 31.74% $3,583,173,229 425,050,006 $3,676,682,552 Furious 7 $351,032,910
2016 344 22.72% $2,555,676,887 295,453,809 $2,555,675,448 Jason Bourne $162,192,920
2017 209 30.67% $2,457,932,966 284,153,999 $2,457,932,091 It $228,383,639