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Box Office History for Dramatization

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 The Passion of the Christ Feb 25, 2004 Drama R $370,782,930 $503,311,818
2 American Sniper Dec 25, 2014 Drama R $350,126,372 $350,197,307
3 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $206,040,085 $341,912,969
4 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama PG $172,070,496 $333,460,747
5 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,855 $295,705,112
6 The Perfect Storm Jun 30, 2000 Drama PG-13 $182,618,434 $285,616,586
7 The Blind Side Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $255,959,475 $285,060,324
8 A Beautiful Mind Dec 21, 2001 Drama PG-13 $170,708,996 $249,142,344
9 Catch Me if You Can Dec 25, 2002 Drama PG-13 $164,606,800 $235,279,960
10 Mulan Jun 19, 1998 Adventure G $120,620,254 $216,807,832
11 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $205,290,319
12 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,685 $196,359,071
13 Lincoln Nov 9, 2012 Drama PG-13 $182,207,973 $192,122,330
14 The Revenant Dec 25, 2015 Adventure R $183,637,894 $183,637,894
15 The Prince of Egypt Dec 18, 1998 Adventure PG $101,413,188 $177,472,912
16 Marley & Me Dec 25, 2008 Comedy PG $143,153,751 $166,248,123
17 Straight Outta Compton Aug 14, 2015 Drama R $161,058,685 $161,058,685
18 American Gangster Nov 2, 2007 Drama R $130,164,645 $159,437,618
19 Black Hawk Down Dec 28, 2001 Action R $108,638,745 $157,650,509
20 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $156,403,046
21 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,807 $155,341,465
22 The King’s Speech Nov 26, 2010 Drama R $138,797,449 $147,672,449
23 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,647 $146,140,566
24 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,608,827 $136,280,147
25 Lone Survivor Dec 25, 2013 Action R $125,095,601 $129,078,263
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 23 6.49% $344,960,693 79,301,298 $705,781,552 Apollo 13 $172,070,496
1996 21 3.33% $192,754,429 43,609,592 $388,125,369 Sleepers $52,894,048
1997 22 6.06% $385,614,808 84,011,932 $747,706,195 Anastasia $53,147,865
1998 22 4.92% $332,881,787 70,976,916 $631,694,552 Mulan $120,620,254
1999 22 6.21% $455,888,821 89,741,882 $798,702,750 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $206,040,085
2000 24 6.87% $517,177,087 95,951,208 $853,965,751 The Perfect Storm $182,618,434
2001 20 5.12% $425,232,943 75,129,486 $668,652,425 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 18 5.51% $505,004,909 86,919,939 $773,587,457 A Beautiful Mind $132,929,755
2003 21 2.45% $225,364,067 37,373,799 $332,626,811 Catch Me if You Can $67,169,179
2004 33 8.32% $772,205,067 124,348,625 $1,106,702,763 The Passion of the Christ $370,274,604
2005 45 6.41% $565,766,034 88,263,012 $785,540,807 Walk the Line $91,742,439
2006 44 7.67% $705,364,249 107,689,176 $958,433,666 The Pursuit of Happyness $98,411,670
2007 59 6.23% $608,052,047 88,379,633 $786,578,734 American Gangster $129,150,735
2008 46 3.86% $376,588,405 52,449,621 $466,801,627 Marley & Me $106,664,046
2009 34 5.07% $539,860,853 71,981,435 $640,634,772 The Blind Side $208,476,067
2010 44 4.13% $432,427,229 54,806,981 $487,782,131 The Social Network $93,222,026
2011 48 5.34% $544,483,828 68,661,246 $611,085,089 The King’s Speech $115,865,048
2012 27 2.43% $267,929,055 33,659,415 $299,568,794 Lincoln $144,089,046
2013 48 7.52% $819,115,682 100,752,212 $896,694,687 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,293,662
2014 51 7.15% $740,099,913 90,587,481 $806,228,581 Lone Survivor $124,768,916
2015 51 9.42% $1,063,601,313 126,168,573 $1,122,900,300 American Sniper $347,897,084
2016 79 8.04% $901,517,837 104,221,675 $927,572,908 The Revenant $182,317,546
2017 64 8.77% $749,217,618 85,543,964 $761,341,280 Dunkirk $187,630,833