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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: 8% 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: 6% market share 2015: 1% 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 Titanic Dec 19, 1997 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $658,672,302 $1,139,182,838
2 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,119,491 $382,169,747
3 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 24, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $309,420,425 $376,431,535
4 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $369,656,873
5 Gladiator May 5, 2000 Action R $187,683,805 $291,350,945
6 Tarzan Jun 16, 1999 Adventure G $171,091,819 $281,869,317
7 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,567,679 $272,394,870
8 300 Mar 9, 2007 Action R $210,592,590 $256,200,578
9 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Musical PG-13 $170,687,518 $237,024,908
10 Sherlock Holmes Dec 25, 2009 Adventure PG-13 $209,028,679 $229,397,285
11 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Dec 16, 2011 Action PG-13 $186,848,418 $196,993,248
12 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jun 21, 1996 Adventure G $100,117,603 $189,569,996
13 Wild Wild West Jun 30, 1999 Adventure PG-13 $113,805,681 $187,510,540
14 True Grit Dec 22, 2010 Western PG-13 $171,050,328 $181,004,908
15 Hercules Jun 13, 1997 Adventure G $99,046,791 $180,614,740
16 Troy May 14, 2004 Action R $133,298,577 $179,663,297
17 The Help Aug 10, 2011 Drama PG-13 $169,705,587 $179,120,955
18 The Patriot Jun 28, 2000 Drama R $113,330,342 $175,987,930
19 Django Unchained Dec 25, 2012 Western R $162,805,434 $169,948,297
20 The Mask of Zorro Jul 17, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $93,771,072 $167,348,374
21 Seabiscuit Jul 25, 2003 Drama PG-13 $120,197,488 $166,841,286
22 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Romantic Comedy R $100,241,322 $166,450,934
23 Sleepy Hollow Nov 19, 1999 Horror R $101,068,340 $165,744,255
24 Van Helsing May 7, 2004 Action PG-13 $120,150,546 $161,942,040
25 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Musical PG-13 $148,809,770 $155,478,416
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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 42 16.60% $1,125,334,583 239,943,406 $1,900,351,776 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 42 10.38% $757,746,090 149,162,617 $1,181,367,927 Tarzan $170,904,824
2000 42 9.04% $676,486,549 125,507,707 $994,021,039 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 49 7.70% $625,577,022 110,525,976 $875,365,730 The Others $96,471,845
2002 41 4.46% $410,075,741 70,581,025 $559,001,718 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 41 4.53% $474,621,115 60,154,747 $476,425,596 Shutter Island $128,012,934
2011 66 5.89% $597,639,729 75,364,375 $596,885,850 The Help $169,499,546
2012 70 8.12% $899,014,411 112,941,472 $894,496,458 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 57 5.13% $559,080,206 68,767,518 $544,638,743 The Great Gatsby $144,840,419
2014 60 6.38% $661,116,699 80,920,006 $640,886,448 300: Rise of an Empire $106,580,051
2015 50 1.41% $102,805,032 12,282,533 $97,277,661 The Man From U.N.C.L.E. $30,961,626