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: 38% 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 $241,888,385 $446,740,747
2 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,584 $362,487,761
3 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,144 $345,168,243
4 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy PG $241,438,208 $338,537,725
5 Mission: Impossible May 21, 1996 Action PG-13 $180,981,886 $334,361,882
6 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24, 2000 Action PG-13 $215,409,889 $326,492,767
7 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Action PG-13 $226,164,288 $326,422,464
8 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,410,615 $322,875,875
9 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,288 $312,227,710
10 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action R $172,956,409 $307,239,296
11 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $176,484,651 $307,198,471
12 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 $302,096,649
13 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jul 25, 2002 Comedy PG-13 $213,117,792 $299,631,114
14 The Waterboy Nov 6, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $161,491,646 $279,780,286
15 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy R $153,952,592 $277,569,998
16 Gravity Oct 4, 2013 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $274,092,705 $275,350,365
17 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $182,805,123 $272,242,807
18 The Da Vinci Code May 19, 2006 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $217,536,144 $271,338,968
19 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,072 $270,121,900
20 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy R $209,218,368 $266,663,661
21 Ocean's Eleven Dec 7, 2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $183,417,152 $263,009,890
22 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 $262,919,277
23 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 $262,165,619
24 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $148,478,011 $258,730,624
25 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets Dec 21, 2007 Adventure PG $219,961,504 $257,382,868
Complete List

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 190 57.99% $3,774,056,383 822,234,514 $6,512,097,351 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 172 52.81% $3,854,793,035 758,817,529 $6,009,834,830 Big Daddy $163,479,795
2000 198 52.04% $3,892,674,750 722,203,105 $5,719,848,592 Mission: Impossible 2 $215,397,307
2001 188 54.54% $4,433,236,676 783,257,360 $6,203,398,291 Rush Hour 2 $226,138,454
2002 209 45.70% $4,198,850,421 722,693,697 $5,723,734,080 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 241 37.59% $4,002,701,984 533,693,598 $4,226,853,296 The Hangover $277,322,503
2010 233 37.41% $3,919,160,869 496,724,956 $3,934,061,652 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 350 29.18% $3,026,143,343 370,396,802 $2,933,542,672 22 Jump Street $191,719,337
2015 112 38.32% $615,816,640 75,375,294 $596,972,328 Fifty Shades of Grey $150,048,805