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Box Office History for Contemporary Fiction

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, 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 $345,002,521
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 $333,150,987
10 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $322,163,965
11 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action R $172,956,409 $317,016,793
12 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $176,484,651 $316,974,668
13 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 $311,710,496
14 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jul 25, 2002 Comedy PG-13 $213,117,789 $309,222,533
15 The Waterboy Nov 6, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $161,491,646 $288,683,934
16 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy R $153,952,592 $288,003,641
17 Gravity Oct 4, 2013 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $274,092,705 $284,113,044
18 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $182,805,123 $280,906,593
19 The Da Vinci Code May 19, 2006 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $217,536,138 $279,973,990
20 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 $278,718,182
21 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy R $209,218,368 $275,149,889
22 Ocean's Eleven Dec 7, 2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $183,417,150 $271,972,040
23 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 $271,286,353
24 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 $270,508,710
25 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets Dec 21, 2007 Adventure PG $219,961,501 $267,003,525
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 170 54.17% $2,874,530,864 660,811,611 $5,233,627,959 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls $104,371,496
1996 185 61.48% $3,539,898,078 800,881,827 $6,342,984,070 Twister $241,688,385
1997 193 57.69% $3,664,133,996 798,286,177 $6,322,426,522 Liar Liar $181,410,615
1998 183 48.25% $3,260,675,310 695,239,850 $5,506,299,612 There's Something About Mary $174,711,965
1999 174 52.68% $3,864,785,642 760,784,488 $6,025,413,145 Big Daddy $163,479,795
2000 203 50.60% $3,896,990,589 723,003,722 $5,726,189,478 Mission: Impossible 2 $215,409,889
2001 196 54.10% $4,486,971,104 792,750,985 $6,278,587,801 Rush Hour 2 $226,164,286
2002 209 45.95% $4,210,559,852 724,708,993 $5,739,695,225 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 197 46.01% $4,229,265,513 701,370,636 $5,554,855,437 Bad Boys II $138,540,870
2004 179 42.61% $3,955,262,974 636,918,268 $5,044,392,683 The Bourne Supremacy $176,087,450
2005 178 47.97% $4,226,693,001 659,390,390 $5,222,371,889 The Wedding Crashers $209,218,368
2006 315 47.81% $4,390,873,213 670,362,159 $5,309,268,299 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 372 43.02% $4,200,979,195 610,607,264 $4,836,009,531 The Bourne Ultimatum $227,471,070
2008 389 43.16% $4,221,891,525 588,007,028 $4,657,015,662 Quantum of Solace $166,820,413
2009 250 37.64% $4,005,226,724 534,030,145 $4,229,518,748 The Hangover $277,322,503
2010 247 37.35% $3,923,794,543 497,312,267 $3,938,713,155 The Karate Kid $176,591,618
2011 326 32.13% $3,273,412,992 412,788,390 $3,269,284,049 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 345 35.21% $3,881,243,897 487,593,280 $3,861,738,778 Skyfall $296,804,366
2013 320 32.18% $3,516,032,720 432,476,189 $3,425,211,417 Gravity $255,621,667
2014 351 28.82% $2,987,351,682 365,648,740 $2,895,938,021 22 Jump Street $191,719,337
2015 399 30.82% $3,483,629,361 413,241,719 $3,272,874,414 Furious 7 $351,032,910
2016 147 21.84% $930,708,527 110,404,258 $874,401,723 Ride Along 2 $90,862,685