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Box Office History for Dramatization

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 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 $205,957,794 $341,776,411
4 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama PG $172,036,360 $333,394,597
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 $120,618,403 $216,804,502
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 $183,470,242 $183,470,242
15 The Prince of Egypt Dec 18, 1998 Adventure PG $101,217,900 $177,121,895
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 6.50% $344,565,346 79,210,414 $627,346,479 Apollo 13 $172,036,360
1996 21 3.34% $192,095,466 43,460,503 $344,207,184 Sleepers $52,894,048
1997 22 6.07% $385,176,044 83,916,340 $664,617,413 Anastasia $53,042,286
1998 22 4.91% $332,036,986 70,796,787 $560,710,553 Mulan $120,618,403
1999 22 6.21% $455,620,223 89,689,009 $710,336,951 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $205,957,794
2000 24 6.72% $517,177,087 95,951,208 $759,933,567 The Perfect Storm $182,618,434
2001 20 5.13% $425,232,943 75,129,486 $595,025,529 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 18 5.52% $505,000,767 86,919,226 $688,400,270 A Beautiful Mind $132,929,755
2003 20 2.38% $218,410,873 36,220,699 $286,867,936 Catch Me if You Can $67,169,179
2004 32 8.06% $748,144,911 120,474,204 $954,155,696 The Passion of the Christ $370,274,604
2005 45 6.42% $565,496,739 88,221,000 $698,710,320 Walk the Line $91,742,439
2006 44 7.68% $705,213,709 107,666,192 $852,716,241 The Pursuit of Happyness $98,411,670
2007 58 6.23% $607,980,586 88,369,247 $699,884,436 American Gangster $129,150,735
2008 46 3.85% $376,505,079 52,438,016 $415,309,087 Marley & Me $106,664,046
2009 33 5.07% $539,002,856 71,867,036 $569,186,925 The Blind Side $208,476,067
2010 43 4.41% $462,987,058 58,680,217 $464,747,319 The Social Network $93,222,026
2011 49 5.35% $544,704,237 68,689,040 $544,017,197 The King’s Speech $115,865,048
2012 28 2.43% $267,710,041 33,631,900 $266,364,648 Lincoln $144,089,046
2013 48 7.62% $832,421,534 102,388,849 $810,919,684 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,293,662
2014 52 7.16% $742,168,366 90,840,657 $719,458,003 Lone Survivor $124,768,916
2015 49 9.39% $1,061,425,548 125,910,477 $997,210,978 American Sniper $347,897,084
2016 35 13.43% $442,525,411 52,494,099 $415,753,264 The Revenant $182,149,894