Box Office History for Dramatization Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 7% market share 1996: 3% market share 1997: 6% market share 1998: 5% market share 1999: 6% market share 2000: 7% market share 2001: 5% market share 2002: 6% market share 2003: 3% market share 2004: 8% market share 2005: 6% market share 2006: 8% market share 2007: 6% market share 2008: 4% market share 2009: 5% market share 2010: 4% market share 2011: 5% market share 2012: 2% market share 2013: 8% market share 2014: 7% market share 2015: 17% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2015, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 The Passion of the Christ Feb 25, 2004 Drama R $370,782,944 $487,776,860
2 American Sniper Dec 25, 2014 Drama R $348,867,552 $348,867,552
3 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $206,040,085 $331,235,272
4 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama PG $172,070,496 $323,111,972
5 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,856 $286,584,915
6 The Perfect Storm Jun 30, 2000 Drama PG-13 $182,618,434 $276,807,533
7 The Blind Side Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $255,959,475 $276,268,419
8 A Beautiful Mind Dec 21, 2001 Drama PG-13 $170,708,996 $240,741,999
9 Catch Me if You Can Dec 25, 2002 Drama PG-13 $164,606,800 $226,700,817
10 Mulan Jun 19, 1998 Adventure G $120,620,254 $210,117,776
11 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $199,323,596
12 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,688 $190,302,919
13 Lincoln Nov 9, 2012 Drama PG-13 $182,207,973 $186,196,849
14 The Prince of Egypt Dec 18, 1998 Adventure PG $101,413,188 $171,659,037
15 Marley & Me Dec 25, 2008 Comedy PG $143,153,751 $161,120,660
16 American Gangster Nov 2, 2007 Drama R $130,164,648 $154,520,207
17 Black Hawk Down Dec 28, 2001 Action R $108,638,745 $152,777,611
18 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $151,596,834
19 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,808 $150,550,387
20 The King’s Speech Nov 26, 2010 Drama PG-13 $138,797,456 $143,117,901
21 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,648 $141,633,265
22 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,610,330 $132,076,980
23 Lone Survivor Dec 25, 2013 Action R $125,095,601 $125,097,202
24 The Wolf of Wall Street Dec 25, 2013 Black Comedy R $116,900,696 $117,211,273
25 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Drama PG-13 $116,632,096 $117,204,255
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 22 6.50% $343,901,392 79,057,792 $626,137,713 Apollo 13 $172,036,360
1996 22 3.23% $180,447,319 40,825,184 $323,335,457 Sleepers $52,420,458
1997 21 6.10% $396,765,564 86,441,299 $684,615,088 Anastasia $53,042,286
1998 22 4.90% $332,036,743 70,796,749 $560,710,252 Mulan $120,618,403
1999 22 6.23% $454,660,376 89,500,073 $708,840,578 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $205,957,794
2000 24 6.92% $517,958,312 96,096,165 $761,081,627 The Perfect Storm $182,618,434
2001 20 4.87% $396,128,314 69,987,334 $554,299,685 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 18 5.65% $518,727,947 89,281,919 $707,112,798 A Beautiful Mind $152,149,450
2003 19 2.50% $233,762,029 38,766,506 $307,030,728 Catch Me if You Can $92,948,800
2004 32 8.21% $748,034,322 120,456,411 $954,014,775 The Passion of the Christ $370,270,943
2005 46 6.43% $573,954,439 89,540,472 $709,160,538 Walk the Line $92,436,258
2006 45 7.67% $709,964,279 108,391,494 $858,460,632 The Pursuit of Happyness $104,510,417
2007 58 6.11% $587,905,265 85,451,347 $676,774,668 American Gangster $129,150,735
2008 47 3.85% $383,218,340 53,373,025 $422,714,358 Marley & Me $106,664,046
2009 29 5.06% $538,693,027 71,825,739 $568,859,853 The Blind Side $208,476,067
2010 43 4.20% $439,851,757 55,747,984 $441,524,033 The Social Network $93,222,026
2011 48 5.26% $533,306,190 67,251,706 $532,633,512 The King’s Speech $115,865,048
2012 28 2.45% $271,605,885 34,121,327 $270,240,910 Lincoln $144,089,046
2013 48 7.52% $819,114,287 100,752,041 $797,956,165 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 15 17.38% $568,130,331 69,538,588 $550,745,617 American Sniper $346,638,261