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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 Sorcerer’s 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 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure PG $363,940,561 $363,940,561
13 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $357,790,688
14 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $357,063,499
15 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $339,402,135
16 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $339,303,993
17 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $338,746,113
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% $401,944,708 92,401,067 $778,940,995 Casper $100,328,194
1996 20 4.63% $267,995,307 60,632,411 $511,131,225 Dragonheart $51,364,680
1997 9 1.24% $78,676,678 17,140,885 $144,497,661 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation $35,059,903
1998 16 7.94% $537,169,272 114,535,020 $965,530,219 A Bug's Life $136,426,334
1999 15 9.15% $671,225,515 132,130,999 $1,113,864,322 The Sixth Sense $276,386,495
2000 18 4.54% $342,010,133 63,452,706 $534,906,312 The Green Mile $60,119,360
2001 22 12.31% $1,020,709,125 180,337,291 $1,520,243,363 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $300,404,434
2002 19 9.46% $866,724,803 149,178,098 $1,257,571,366 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $262,300,833
2003 25 13.54% $1,245,208,265 206,502,189 $1,740,813,453 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $305,411,224
2004 17 6.95% $644,941,696 103,855,338 $875,500,499 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,538,952
2005 20 11.10% $979,276,044 152,773,165 $1,287,877,781 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $275,132,632
2006 29 13.27% $1,219,220,102 186,140,458 $1,569,164,061 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $423,315,812
2007 44 12.72% $1,242,300,325 180,566,890 $1,522,178,883 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $292,004,738
2008 49 11.80% $1,154,164,842 160,747,178 $1,355,098,711 Twilight $176,922,850
2009 49 20.39% $2,169,969,347 289,329,234 $2,439,045,443 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 37 21.19% $2,226,319,029 282,169,706 $2,378,690,622 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 58 17.50% $1,783,160,312 224,862,565 $1,895,591,423 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 55 17.87% $1,968,890,348 247,348,006 $2,085,143,691 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $289,133,356
2013 63 11.84% $1,290,660,678 158,752,820 $1,338,286,273 Oz the Great and Powerful $234,770,996
2014 53 13.71% $1,420,331,675 173,847,181 $1,465,531,736 Maleficent $241,407,328
2015 60 10.13% $1,144,530,700 135,768,733 $1,144,530,419 Cinderella $201,151,353
2016 33 12.14% $1,004,238,230 119,126,699 $1,004,238,073 The Jungle Book $363,996,606