Box Office History for Fantasy Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 8% market share 1996: 5% market share 1997: 1% market share 1998: 8% market share 1999: 9% market share 2000: 4% market share 2001: 12% market share 2002: 10% market share 2003: 14% market share 2004: 7% market share 2005: 12% market share 2006: 13% market share 2007: 12% market share 2008: 12% market share 2009: 21% market share 2010: 22% market share 2011: 17% market share 2012: 18% market share 2013: 12% market share 2014: 11% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Jul 7, 2006 Adventure PG-13 $423,315,812 $509,917,824
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $507,646,933
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $474,656,274
4 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $454,323,148
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $448,990,381
6 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $441,739,040
7 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Jul 9, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $305,411,224 $399,617,675
8 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $392,061,978
9 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $357,325,934
10 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $356,611,305
11 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $354,988,111
12 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $345,627,302
13 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $334,871,712
14 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $296,623,634 $322,260,293
15 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $317,661,073
16 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $317,564,216
17 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $317,009,541
18 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jun 30, 2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 $310,816,105
19 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Dec 14, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $303,003,568 $309,191,735
20 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure PG $293,004,164 $308,240,382
21 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $295,983,305 $305,045,590
22 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Nov 16, 2012 Drama PG-13 $292,324,737 $299,554,791
23 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Nov 18, 2011 Drama PG-13 $281,287,133 $289,428,672
24 The Mummy Returns May 4, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $202,007,640 $281,597,224
25 A Bug's Life Nov 20, 1998 Adventure G $162,798,565 $270,460,458
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 30 7.57% $400,336,628 92,031,410 $728,888,767 Casper $100,237,375
1996 19 4.58% $255,864,887 57,887,986 $458,472,849 Dragonheart $51,317,350
1997 7 1.37% $89,063,022 19,403,708 $153,677,367 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation $35,059,903
1998 14 7.69% $521,283,205 111,147,803 $880,290,600 A Bug's Life $136,420,000
1999 15 9.19% $671,008,271 132,088,242 $1,046,138,877 The Sixth Sense $276,386,495
2000 17 4.08% $304,866,177 56,561,443 $447,966,629 The Green Mile $60,119,360
2001 20 11.90% $967,554,095 170,945,953 $1,353,891,948 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $291,594,218
2002 18 9.51% $873,678,952 150,375,035 $1,190,970,277 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $245,996,000
2003 24 13.75% $1,285,142,385 213,124,776 $1,687,948,226 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $305,411,224
2004 17 7.08% $644,645,165 103,807,593 $822,156,137 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,509,413
2005 19 11.71% $1,045,342,322 163,079,924 $1,291,592,998 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $277,083,157
2006 31 12.67% $1,172,496,397 179,007,086 $1,417,736,121 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $423,315,812
2007 42 12.45% $1,198,760,267 174,238,409 $1,379,968,199 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $292,004,738
2008 47 11.82% $1,175,926,339 163,778,040 $1,297,122,077 Twilight $176,922,850
2009 48 20.56% $2,189,325,579 291,910,077 $2,311,927,810 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 35 21.60% $2,277,572,325 288,665,675 $2,286,232,146 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 58 17.47% $1,779,411,093 224,389,765 $1,777,166,939 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 55 17.95% $1,943,024,453 244,098,523 $1,933,260,302 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $287,756,286
2013 70 11.87% $1,293,472,780 158,513,790 $1,255,429,217 Oz the Great and Powerful $234,770,996
2014 54 11.17% $1,093,308,465 133,983,857 $1,061,152,147 Maleficent $241,407,328