Box Office History for Historical Fiction Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 14% market share 1996: 7% market share 1997: 10% market share 1998: 17% market share 1999: 10% market share 2000: 9% market share 2001: 9% market share 2002: 4% market share 2003: 11% market share 2004: 11% market share 2005: 5% market share 2006: 7% market share 2007: 11% market share 2008: 8% market share 2009: 5% market share 2010: 5% market share 2011: 6% market share 2012: 8% market share 2013: 5% market share 2014: 14% 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 Titanic Dec 17, 1997 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $658,672,302 $1,110,601,190
2 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,335,085 $360,253,203
3 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 24, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $309,420,425 $354,844,063
4 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $348,457,913
5 Gladiator May 5, 2000 Action R $187,683,805 $274,642,647
6 Tarzan Jun 16, 1999 Adventure G $171,091,819 $265,704,768
7 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,579,773 $256,773,659
8 300 Mar 9, 2007 Action R $210,614,939 $241,508,071
9 Sherlock Holmes Dec 25, 2009 Adventure PG-13 $209,028,679 $223,641,797
10 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Musical PG-13 $170,687,518 $223,432,081
11 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Dec 16, 2011 Action PG-13 $186,848,418 $192,099,064
12 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Dec 8, 2000 Drama PG-13 $128,067,808 $179,464,875
13 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jun 21, 1996 Adventure G $100,138,851 $178,698,598
14 Wild Wild West Jun 30, 1999 Adventure PG-13 $113,805,681 $176,757,248
15 True Grit Dec 22, 2010 Western PG-13 $171,243,005 $176,509,262
16 The Help Aug 10, 2011 Drama PG-13 $169,705,587 $174,626,880
17 Hercules Jun 13, 1997 Adventure G $99,112,101 $170,256,906
18 Troy May 14, 2004 Action R $133,298,577 $169,360,026
19 The Patriot Jun 28, 2000 Drama R $113,330,342 $165,895,432
20 Django Unchained Dec 25, 2012 Western R $162,805,434 $164,972,997
21 The Mask of Zorro Jul 17, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $93,828,745 $157,751,334
22 Seabiscuit Jul 25, 2003 Drama PG-13 $120,277,854 $157,273,327
23 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $100,317,794 $156,905,361
24 Sleepy Hollow Nov 19, 1999 Horror R $101,068,340 $156,239,208
25 Van Helsing May 7, 2004 Action PG-13 $120,150,546 $152,655,041
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 52 14.28% $755,598,759 173,700,865 $1,375,710,851 Pocahontas $141,539,152
1996 41 7.33% $409,667,739 92,685,011 $734,065,287 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $99,843,665
1997 35 9.64% $627,483,349 136,706,610 $1,082,716,351 Titanic $157,467,971
1998 41 16.60% $1,125,051,502 239,883,048 $1,899,873,740 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 42 10.38% $757,746,090 149,162,617 $1,181,367,927 Tarzan $170,904,824
2000 43 9.23% $690,113,363 128,035,873 $1,014,044,114 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 49 9.11% $740,191,174 130,775,826 $1,035,744,542 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon $114,617,017
2002 39 4.46% $409,455,402 70,474,254 $558,156,092 The Road to Perdition $104,054,514
2003 42 11.47% $1,072,737,744 177,900,121 $1,408,968,958 Chicago $168,606,379
2004 47 10.78% $982,261,377 158,174,132 $1,252,739,125 Troy $133,298,577
2005 35 4.99% $445,406,669 69,486,220 $550,330,862 The Amityville Horror $64,858,000
2006 62 6.91% $639,470,069 97,629,019 $773,221,830 The Pink Panther $82,226,474
2007 67 11.16% $1,074,794,162 156,220,079 $1,237,263,026 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $309,420,425
2008 57 8.40% $835,524,225 116,368,277 $921,636,754 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $317,101,119
2009 38 4.82% $512,945,354 68,392,714 $541,670,295 Sherlock Holmes $138,715,437
2010 40 4.58% $482,996,914 61,216,319 $484,833,246 Shutter Island $128,012,934
2011 67 5.95% $606,612,086 76,495,821 $605,846,902 The Help $169,499,546
2012 70 7.76% $840,454,564 105,584,709 $836,230,895 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 61 5.41% $589,495,070 72,242,015 $572,156,759 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
2014 25 14.40% $399,105,673 48,909,997 $387,367,176 300: Rise of an Empire $105,144,684