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: 52% market share 2002: 43% market share 2003: 46% market share 2004: 42% market share 2005: 46% 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: 31% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Twister May 10, 1996 Action PG-13 $241,888,385 $431,430,171
2 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $333,338,732
3 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy PG $241,438,208 $326,935,453
4 Mission: Impossible May 21, 1996 Action PG-13 $180,981,886 $322,902,724
5 Mission: Impossible 2 May 24, 2000 Action PG-13 $215,409,889 $315,303,297
6 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,410,615 $311,810,362
7 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $311,740,405
8 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action R $172,956,409 $296,709,675
9 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $176,484,651 $296,670,249
10 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 $291,743,275
11 Gravity Oct 4, 2013 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $274,092,705 $274,092,703
12 The Waterboy Nov 6, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $161,491,646 $270,191,732
13 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy R $153,952,592 $268,057,195
14 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $182,805,123 $262,912,576
15 The Da Vinci Code May 19, 2006 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $217,536,138 $262,039,713
16 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 $261,844,730
17 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 $260,864,356
18 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy R $209,218,368 $257,524,637
19 Ocean's Eleven Dec 7, 2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $183,417,150 $253,996,087
20 Big Daddy Jun 25, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $163,479,795 $253,908,579
21 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $148,478,011 $249,863,479
22 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets Dec 21, 2007 Adventure PG $219,961,501 $248,561,913
23 Meet the Parents Oct 6, 2000 Comedy PG-13 $166,225,040 $242,981,726
24 Ransom Nov 8, 1996 Action R $136,492,681 $242,789,810
25 The Rock Jun 7, 1996 Action R $134,069,511 $239,120,439
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 181 61.53% $3,440,603,707 778,417,128 $6,165,063,654 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 187 51.76% $4,207,098,222 743,303,570 $5,886,964,274 Hannibal $165,091,986
2002 208 43.39% $3,985,771,258 686,019,142 $5,433,271,605 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $222,517,469
2003 198 45.94% $4,295,124,043 712,292,541 $5,641,356,925 Bad Boys II $138,540,870
2004 176 41.63% $3,792,161,516 610,654,021 $4,836,379,846 The Bourne Supremacy $176,049,130
2005 174 46.19% $4,124,818,107 643,497,365 $5,096,499,131 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 234 37.44% $3,947,826,450 500,358,114 $3,962,836,263 The Karate Kid $176,591,618
2011 320 32.18% $3,278,348,422 413,410,742 $3,274,213,077 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 339 35.12% $3,802,131,556 477,654,544 $3,783,023,988 Skyfall $293,729,570
2013 326 32.45% $3,537,021,775 433,458,404 $3,432,990,560 Gravity $255,144,426
2014 308 30.58% $2,502,342,427 307,158,223 $2,432,693,126 22 Jump Street $191,059,924