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Box Office History for Kids Fiction

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 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure PG $441,226,247 $592,504,152
2 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $518,148,559
3 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $443,408,255
4 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $416,073,179
5 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure PG $400,738,009 $414,997,174
6 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy PG $260,044,825 $406,213,839
7 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $404,402,670
8 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure PG $267,655,011 $398,645,183
9 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure PG $322,719,944 $393,333,456
10 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $381,646,568
11 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,796,233 $370,131,913
12 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure PG $356,461,711 $356,461,711
13 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $354,488,708
14 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Comedy PG $336,045,770 $336,045,770
15 Zootopia Mar 4, 2016 Adventure PG $335,874,645 $335,874,645
16 Night at the Museum Dec 22, 2006 Comedy PG $250,863,268 $314,530,373
17 Cars Jun 9, 2006 Comedy G $244,082,982 $314,140,384
18 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Adventure G $268,488,329 $278,395,641
19 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Jul 15, 2005 Comedy PG $206,459,076 $271,521,061
20 Despicable Me Jul 9, 2010 Comedy PG $251,513,985 $268,726,195
21 The Lego Movie Feb 7, 2014 Adventure PG $257,784,718 $265,988,393
22 Alvin and the Chipmunks Dec 14, 2007 Comedy PG $217,326,974 $263,027,819
23 The Polar Express Nov 10, 2004 Adventure G $194,949,659 $261,183,048
24 Doctor Dolittle Jun 26, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $144,156,605 $259,112,590
25 101 Dalmatians Nov 27, 1996 Comedy G $136,189,294 $258,715,292
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 15 6.01% $318,980,457 73,328,831 $580,764,342 Toy Story $150,148,222
1996 21 12.43% $715,804,861 161,946,791 $1,282,618,585 The Nutty Professor $128,814,019
1997 15 5.30% $336,496,847 73,310,852 $580,621,948 George Of The Jungle $105,263,257
1998 14 7.80% $526,846,080 112,333,910 $889,684,567 Doctor Dolittle $144,155,259
1999 15 8.09% $593,781,635 116,886,140 $925,738,229 Toy Story 2 $208,880,039
2000 20 14.26% $1,097,870,508 203,686,539 $1,613,197,389 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 16 13.18% $1,093,185,985 193,142,393 $1,529,687,753 Shrek $267,655,011
2002 27 14.90% $1,364,925,062 234,926,847 $1,860,620,628 Ice Age $176,387,405
2003 22 11.56% $1,062,785,337 176,249,629 $1,395,897,062 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 23 15.24% $1,414,844,423 227,833,231 $1,804,439,190 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 20 12.16% $1,071,939,399 167,229,225 $1,324,455,462 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $206,459,076
2006 18 15.13% $1,389,670,039 212,163,355 $1,680,333,772 Cars $244,082,982
2007 10 10.68% $1,042,990,541 151,597,457 $1,200,651,859 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
2008 17 7.06% $690,651,856 96,191,065 $761,833,235 Kung Fu Panda $215,434,591
2009 19 10.64% $1,131,795,163 150,906,021 $1,195,175,686 Monsters vs. Aliens $198,351,526
2010 22 15.45% $1,623,728,567 205,795,759 $1,629,902,411 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 28 16.18% $1,648,898,079 207,931,654 $1,646,818,700 Cars 2 $191,450,875
2012 24 12.20% $1,344,487,524 168,905,456 $1,337,731,212 Brave $237,277,071
2013 22 16.10% $1,758,593,426 216,309,143 $1,713,168,413 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 22 10.37% $1,074,531,953 131,521,647 $1,041,651,444 The Lego Movie $257,784,718
2015 19 14.48% $1,637,457,850 194,241,729 $1,538,394,494 Inside Out $356,461,711
2016 14 14.27% $601,752,969 71,382,315 $565,347,935 Zootopia $335,874,645