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Box Office History for Contemporary Fiction Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 54% market share 1996: 62% market share 1997: 58% market share 1998: 48% market share 1999: 53% market share 2000: 52% market share 2001: 55% market share 2002: 46% market share 2003: 46% market share 2004: 43% market share 2005: 48% market share 2006: 47% market share 2007: 43% market share 2008: 44% market share 2009: 38% market share 2010: 37% market share 2011: 32% market share 2012: 35% market share 2013: 32% market share 2014: 29% market share 2015: 34% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2015, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Twister May 10, 1996 Action PG-13 $241,688,385 $457,676,873
2 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $371,361,390
3 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $353,617,894
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 $346,825,062
6 Mission: Impossible May 21, 1996 Action PG-13 $180,891,004 $342,546,996
7 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24, 2000 Action PG-13 $215,409,889 $334,485,246
8 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Action PG-13 $226,164,286 $334,413,222
9 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,395,380 $330,779,814
10 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $319,870,983
11 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action R $172,620,724 $314,760,454
12 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $176,483,808 $314,718,629
13 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 $309,491,916
14 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jul 25, 2002 Comedy PG-13 $213,117,789 $306,966,025
15 The Waterboy Nov 6, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $161,487,252 $286,629,252
16 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy R $153,620,822 $284,364,858
17 Gravity Oct 4, 2013 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $274,092,705 $282,090,888
18 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $182,805,123 $278,907,258
19 The Da Vinci Code May 19, 2006 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $217,536,138 $277,981,293
20 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 $276,734,431
21 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy R $209,218,368 $273,191,535
22 Ocean's Eleven Dec 7, 2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $183,417,150 $269,448,321
23 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 $269,355,489
24 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 $268,583,382
25 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $147,637,474 $265,064,299
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 168 54.13% $2,864,178,050 658,431,736 $5,214,779,349 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls $104,355,781
1996 182 61.54% $3,441,112,239 778,532,180 $6,165,974,866 Twister $241,688,385
1997 189 57.71% $3,755,816,451 818,260,673 $6,480,624,530 Liar Liar $181,395,380
1998 182 48.16% $3,264,229,744 695,997,809 $5,512,302,647 There's Something About Mary $174,711,122
1999 173 52.81% $3,854,820,830 758,823,000 $6,009,878,160 Big Daddy $163,479,795
2000 199 52.05% $3,893,003,459 722,264,090 $5,720,331,593 Mission: Impossible 2 $215,397,307
2001 191 54.55% $4,433,634,607 783,327,666 $6,203,955,115 Rush Hour 2 $226,138,454
2002 210 45.70% $4,198,854,473 722,694,394 $5,723,739,600 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $222,517,469
2003 199 45.94% $4,295,378,726 712,334,777 $5,641,691,434 Bad Boys II $138,540,870
2004 177 43.41% $3,954,622,886 636,815,272 $5,043,576,954 The Bourne Supremacy $176,049,130
2005 175 47.50% $4,241,524,312 661,704,261 $5,240,697,747 The Wedding Crashers $209,218,368
2006 319 47.37% $4,383,277,895 669,202,733 $5,300,085,645 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 372 43.10% $4,150,325,573 603,245,002 $4,777,700,416 The Bourne Ultimatum $227,471,070
2008 393 43.74% $4,350,477,456 605,916,083 $4,798,855,377 Quantum of Solace $166,820,413
2009 242 37.59% $4,002,712,389 533,694,985 $4,226,864,281 The Hangover $277,322,503
2010 235 37.41% $3,919,175,921 496,726,858 $3,934,076,715 The Karate Kid $176,591,618
2011 318 32.11% $3,256,589,722 410,666,891 $3,252,481,777 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 344 35.38% $3,918,177,499 492,233,179 $3,898,486,778 Skyfall $296,804,366
2013 317 32.07% $3,494,909,048 429,877,953 $3,404,633,388 Gravity $255,621,667
2014 353 28.86% $2,990,091,602 365,984,103 $2,898,594,096 22 Jump Street $191,719,337
2015 290 33.58% $2,486,841,606 297,113,539 $2,353,139,229 Furious 7 $351,032,910