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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 $598,959,298
2 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $518,148,559
3 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure PG $461,359,018 $461,359,018
4 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $443,408,255
5 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $416,073,179
6 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure PG $400,738,009 $414,997,174
7 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy PG $260,044,825 $406,213,839
8 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $404,450,426
9 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure PG $267,655,011 $398,645,183
10 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure PG $322,719,944 $395,425,740
11 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $381,646,568
12 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,796,233 $370,409,631
13 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure PG $356,461,711 $356,461,711
14 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $354,488,708
15 Zootopia Mar 4, 2016 Adventure PG $341,236,516 $341,236,516
16 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Comedy PG $336,045,770 $336,045,770
17 Night at the Museum Dec 22, 2006 Comedy PG $250,863,268 $314,530,373
18 Cars Jun 9, 2006 Comedy G $244,082,982 $314,140,384
19 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Adventure G $268,488,329 $278,395,641
20 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Jul 15, 2005 Comedy PG $206,459,076 $271,521,061
21 Despicable Me Jul 9, 2010 Comedy PG $251,513,985 $268,726,195
22 The Lego Movie Feb 7, 2014 Adventure PG $257,784,718 $265,988,393
23 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure PG $265,159,540 $265,159,540
24 Alvin and the Chipmunks Dec 14, 2007 Comedy PG $217,326,974 $263,027,819
25 The Polar Express Nov 10, 2004 Adventure G $194,949,659 $261,183,048
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% $319,378,246 73,420,278 $581,488,602 Toy Story $150,148,222
1996 21 12.37% $716,145,260 162,023,805 $1,283,228,536 The Nutty Professor $128,814,019
1997 15 5.30% $336,914,667 73,401,881 $581,342,898 George Of The Jungle $105,263,257
1998 14 7.80% $527,883,068 112,555,017 $891,435,735 Doctor Dolittle $144,155,259
1999 15 8.09% $593,824,214 116,894,521 $925,804,606 Toy Story 2 $208,880,039
2000 20 14.25% $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% $1,365,378,416 235,004,877 $1,861,238,626 Ice Age $176,387,405
2003 22 11.56% $1,062,798,302 176,251,779 $1,395,914,090 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 23 15.24% $1,415,165,390 227,884,917 $1,804,848,543 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 20 12.16% $1,072,898,070 167,378,785 $1,325,639,977 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $206,459,076
2006 18 15.13% $1,390,449,630 212,282,377 $1,681,276,426 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 20 10.64% $1,131,913,175 150,921,756 $1,195,300,308 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 16.19% $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 16.11% $1,758,593,426 216,309,143 $1,713,168,413 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 22 10.38% $1,074,531,953 131,521,647 $1,041,651,444 The Lego Movie $257,784,718
2015 19 14.49% $1,637,457,850 194,241,729 $1,538,394,494 Inside Out $356,461,711
2016 18 22.36% $1,449,796,460 171,980,592 $1,362,086,289 Finding Dory $461,359,018