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Box Office History for Fantasy

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 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Jul 7, 2006 Adventure PG-13 $423,315,812 $544,817,142
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $524,448,846
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $492,516,107
4 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $485,424,724
5 Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $472,336,516
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $465,453,885
7 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Jul 9, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $305,411,224 $426,967,926
8 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $405,034,625
9 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $381,557,539
10 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $380,987,308
11 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $379,606,879
12 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $357,790,688
13 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $357,063,499
14 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $339,402,135
15 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $339,303,993
16 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $338,746,113
17 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure PG $338,478,909 $338,478,909
18 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $296,623,634 $332,923,326
19 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure PG $293,004,164 $329,336,681
20 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jun 30, 2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 $321,100,462
21 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Dec 14, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $303,003,568 $320,027,095
22 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $295,983,305 $316,173,624
23 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Nov 16, 2012 Drama PG-13 $292,324,737 $309,514,430
24 The Mummy Returns May 4, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $202,007,640 $300,870,030
25 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Nov 18, 2011 Drama PG-13 $281,287,133 $298,999,699
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 30 7.56% $400,962,405 92,175,252 $730,027,996 Casper $100,328,194
1996 20 4.64% $267,408,365 60,499,620 $479,156,990 Dragonheart $51,317,350
1997 9 1.24% $78,604,817 17,125,229 $135,631,814 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation $35,059,903
1998 16 7.92% $535,068,158 114,087,021 $903,569,206 A Bug's Life $136,426,334
1999 15 9.15% $671,221,404 132,130,189 $1,046,471,097 The Sixth Sense $276,386,495
2000 18 6.62% $509,530,789 94,532,605 $748,698,232 The Exorcist $204,632,868
2001 22 12.31% $1,020,709,125 180,337,291 $1,428,271,345 Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone $300,404,434
2002 19 9.46% $866,709,357 149,175,439 $1,181,469,477 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $262,300,833
2003 25 13.54% $1,245,153,738 206,493,146 $1,635,425,716 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $305,411,224
2004 17 6.95% $644,863,210 103,842,699 $822,434,176 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,538,952
2005 19 11.10% $978,004,442 152,574,788 $1,208,392,321 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $275,132,632
2006 29 13.27% $1,218,674,657 186,057,184 $1,473,572,897 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $423,315,812
2007 44 12.72% $1,242,038,622 180,528,852 $1,429,788,508 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $292,004,738
2008 49 11.80% $1,154,158,245 160,746,259 $1,273,110,371 Twilight $176,922,850
2009 49 20.39% $2,169,969,347 289,329,234 $2,291,487,533 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 37 21.19% $2,226,319,029 282,169,706 $2,234,784,072 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 58 17.50% $1,783,155,700 224,861,983 $1,780,906,905 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 55 17.86% $1,968,890,348 247,348,006 $1,958,996,208 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $289,133,356
2013 63 11.94% $1,304,070,181 160,402,207 $1,270,385,479 Oz the Great and Powerful $234,770,996
2014 54 13.73% $1,423,179,582 174,195,762 $1,379,630,435 Maleficent $241,407,328
2015 61 10.12% $1,144,570,404 135,773,442 $1,075,325,661 Cinderella $201,151,353
2016 22 12.87% $542,726,246 64,380,325 $509,892,174 The Jungle Book $338,478,909