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: 0% 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 $119,114,520 $156,661,915
2 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $130,249,751
3 Jackass 3D Oct 15, 2010 Comedy R $117,229,696 $121,389,304
4 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,232 $115,640,435
5 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $102,503,010
6 La marche de l'empereur Jun 24, 2005 Documentary G $77,437,224 $98,668,387
7 Jackass: Number Two Sep 22, 2006 Comedy R $72,778,712 $90,778,945
8 Dolphins Oct 20, 2000 Documentary Not Rated $54,000,000 $81,851,578
9 Michael Jackson's This Is It Oct 28, 2009 Documentary PG $72,091,016 $78,531,143
10 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Feb 9, 2011 Concert/Performance G $73,013,912 $75,223,657
11 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour Feb 1, 2008 Concert/Performance G $65,281,781 $74,283,029
12 Mysteries of Egypt Jul 16, 1998 Documentary Not Rated $40,593,288 $70,713,678
13 The Original Kings of Comedy Aug 18, 2000 Concert/Performance R $38,168,024 $57,853,943
14 Deep Sea 3D Mar 3, 2006 Documentary G $46,070,692 $54,723,109
15 Hubble 3D Mar 19, 2010 Documentary G $47,664,004 $48,853,700
16 Magnificent Desolation Sep 23, 2005 Documentary Not Rated $34,126,126 $47,287,266
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 $34,438,024 $36,596,191
19 Earth Apr 22, 2009 Documentary G $32,011,576 $34,871,276
20 2016: Obama’s America Jul 13, 2012 Documentary PG $33,349,941 $34,229,775
21 Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain Jul 3, 2013 Concert/Performance R $32,244,052 $32,402,686
22 Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun Jul 11, 1997 Documentary G $18,798,682 $31,314,630
23 Bowling for Columbine Oct 11, 2002 Documentary R $21,576,018 $30,013,108
24 Chimpanzee Apr 20, 2012 Documentary G $28,965,460 $29,729,617
25 An Inconvenient Truth May 24, 2006 Documentary PG $24,146,161 $29,705,115
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 23 0.31% $24,917,114 4,402,318 $34,866,359 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure $6,443,686
2002 29 1.30% $119,604,030 20,585,891 $163,040,257 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 87 2.03% $215,655,268 28,754,037 $227,731,973 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 147 1.43% $157,886,659 19,834,936 $157,092,693 2016: Obama’s America $33,349,941
2013 157 1.97% $214,965,251 26,440,919 $209,412,078 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $101,625,444
2014 155 0.96% $99,591,976 12,189,886 $96,543,897 Bears $17,780,194
2015 34 0.38% $6,067,752 742,668 $5,881,931 Game of Thrones: The IMAX Experience $1,896,092