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Box Office History for Factual Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 2% market share 1996: 0% market share 1997: 0% market share 1998: 2% market share 1999: 1% market share 2000: 2% market share 2001: 0% market share 2002: 1% market share 2003: 1% market share 2004: 2% market share 2005: 2% market share 2006: 2% market share 2007: 1% market share 2008: 2% market share 2009: 2% market share 2010: 2% market share 2011: 2% market share 2012: 1% market share 2013: 2% market share 2014: 1% market share 2015: 1% 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 Fahrenheit 9/11 Jun 23, 2004 Documentary R $119,114,517 $160,496,968
2 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $133,438,240
3 Jackass 3D Oct 15, 2010 Comedy R $117,229,692 $124,360,891
4 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,229 $118,471,290
5 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $105,012,263
6 La marche de l'empereur Jun 24, 2005 Documentary G $77,437,223 $101,083,770
7 Jackass: Number Two Sep 22, 2006 Comedy R $72,778,712 $93,001,196
8 Dolphins Oct 20, 2000 Documentary Not Rated $54,000,000 $83,855,289
9 Michael Jackson's This Is It Oct 28, 2009 Documentary PG $72,091,016 $80,453,570
10 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Feb 9, 2011 Concert/Performance G $73,013,910 $77,065,118
11 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour Feb 1, 2008 Concert/Performance G $65,281,781 $76,101,463
12 Mysteries of Egypt Jul 16, 1998 Documentary Not Rated $40,593,286 $72,444,735
13 The Original Kings of Comedy Aug 18, 2000 Concert/Performance R $38,168,022 $59,270,196
14 Deep Sea 3D Mar 3, 2006 Documentary G $46,070,691 $56,062,720
15 Hubble 3D Mar 19, 2010 Documentary G $50,089,812 $52,452,831
16 Magnificent Desolation Sep 23, 2005 Documentary Not Rated $34,126,126 $48,444,849
17 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Feb 27, 2009 Concert/Performance G $38,174,685 $38,174,685
18 Under the Sea 3D Feb 13, 2009 Documentary G $34,719,417 $37,772,278
19 Earth Apr 22, 2009 Documentary G $32,011,576 $35,724,918
20 2016: Obama’s America Jul 13, 2012 Documentary PG $33,349,941 $35,067,714
21 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain Jul 3, 2013 Concert/Performance R $32,244,051 $33,195,897
22 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun Jul 11, 1997 Documentary G $18,798,682 $32,081,206
23 Bowling for Columbine Oct 11, 2002 Documentary R $21,576,018 $30,747,823
24 Chimpanzee Apr 20, 2012 Documentary G $28,965,459 $30,457,392
25 An Inconvenient Truth May 24, 2006 Documentary PG $23,814,997 $30,432,290
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 9 1.55% $81,796,269 18,803,739 $148,925,613 Hoop Dreams $5,758,625
1996 7 0.16% $8,928,476 2,020,017 $15,998,535 When We Were Kings $2,666,118
1997 6 0.12% $7,950,971 1,732,238 $13,719,325 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun $2,570,742
1998 12 1.71% $115,718,746 24,673,506 $195,414,168 Everest $56,145,919
1999 26 0.94% $68,469,121 13,478,171 $106,747,114 Everest $18,064,450
2000 41 2.04% $152,873,111 28,362,360 $224,629,891 Dolphins $54,000,000
2001 24 0.31% $25,080,929 4,431,261 $35,095,587 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure $6,443,686
2002 30 1.30% $119,859,812 20,629,915 $163,388,927 Space Station $29,820,971
2003 48 0.96% $89,575,374 14,854,954 $117,651,236 Space Station $16,352,556
2004 84 2.38% $217,089,876 34,958,112 $276,868,247 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119,078,393
2005 99 1.83% $163,310,066 25,477,392 $201,780,945 La marche de l'empereur $77,413,017
2006 111 1.91% $176,334,340 26,921,275 $213,216,498 Jackass: Number Two $72,778,712
2007 111 0.75% $71,849,939 10,443,308 $82,710,999 Sicko $24,530,513
2008 138 1.65% $163,681,149 22,796,819 $180,550,806 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour $65,281,781
2009 88 2.03% $215,700,070 28,760,011 $227,779,287 Michael Jackson's This Is It $72,091,016
2010 111 2.02% $211,762,432 26,839,286 $212,567,145 Jackass 3D $117,109,417
2011 139 1.69% $171,033,007 21,567,769 $170,816,730 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910
2012 148 1.43% $158,196,843 19,873,904 $157,401,320 2016: Obama’s America $33,349,941
2013 159 1.98% $215,658,491 26,526,188 $210,087,409 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $101,625,444
2014 155 0.88% $91,523,418 11,202,303 $88,722,240 Bears $17,780,194
2015 106 0.71% $52,645,887 6,289,784 $49,815,089 Monkey Kingdom $16,432,322