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Box Office History for First Run Features

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 The Trials of Henry Kissinger Sep 25, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $515,678 $741,503
2 56 Up Jan 4, 2013 Documentary Not Rated $701,278 $727,155
3 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers Jan 29, 2010 Documentary $453,650 $484,691
4 42: Forty Two Up Nov 17, 1999 Documentary Not Rated $300,680 $471,650
5 Bonhoeffer Jun 20, 2003 Documentary Not Rated $296,181 $413,045
6 Insomnia May 29, 1998 R $221,173 $397,542
7 For the Bible Tells Me So Aug 5, 2007 Documentary Not Rated $312,751 $381,070
8 A Life Apart: Hasidism in America Jul 25, 1997 $197,338 $362,431
9 Kings of Pastry Sep 15, 2010 Documentary Not Rated $336,386 $359,017
10 49 Up Oct 6, 2006 Documentary Not Rated $241,772 $311,067
11 Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune Jan 5, 2011 Documentary Not Rated $263,723 $280,348
12 Bedrooms and Hallways Sep 3, 1999 Comedy Not Rated $136,049 $214,341
13 Constantine's Sword Apr 18, 2008 Documentary Not Rated $179,507 $210,750
14 The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby Sep 23, 2011 Documentary Not Rated $183,342 $194,843
15 Crude Sep 9, 2009 Documentary $170,295 $191,015
16 Like It Is Aug 28, 1998 $94,943 $167,125
17 Howard Zinn Jun 18, 2004 Documentary Not Rated $120,250 $163,061
18 Eames: The Architect and the Painter Nov 18, 2011 Documentary Not Rated $153,088 $162,674
19 La Demoiselle d'honneur Aug 4, 2006 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $111,728 $143,521
20 Secret Things Jan 2, 2004 Drama Not Rated $104,533 $141,902
21 Stonewall Uprising Jun 16, 2010 Documentary Not Rated $128,203 $136,971
22 Ballerina Jan 16, 2009 Documentary Not Rated $114,507 $128,701
23 A Jihad for Love May 21, 2008 Documentary Not Rated $105,651 $124,039
24 Torremolinos 73 Apr 15, 2005 Comedy Not Rated $87,385 $114,918
25 Go For Zucker Dec 9, 2005 Comedy Not Rated $87,490 $112,970
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1997 2 0.00% $237,338 51,707 $435,890 A Life Apart: Hasidism in America $197,338
1998 4 0.01% $348,168 74,234 $625,793 Insomnia $221,173
1999 8 0.00% $121,836 23,980 $202,151 Leila $50,133
2000 3 0.01% $409,044 75,888 $639,736 42: Forty Two Up $286,104
2001 1 0.00% $46,296 8,179 $68,949 Aberdeen $46,296
2002 2 0.00% $406,742 70,006 $590,151 The Trials of Henry Kissinger $388,890
2003 3 0.00% $413,196 68,522 $577,640 Bonhoeffer $271,237
2004 12 0.00% $433,126 69,741 $587,917 Howard Zinn $116,230
2005 16 0.00% $310,266 48,395 $407,970 Torremolinos 73 $87,385
2006 12 0.01% $586,481 89,533 $754,763 49 Up $240,215
2007 12 0.00% $381,132 55,390 $466,938 For the Bible Tells Me So $271,146
2008 11 0.01% $567,521 79,036 $666,273 Constantine's Sword $179,507
2009 13 0.00% $443,970 59,191 $498,980 Crude $163,417
2010 17 0.01% $1,124,589 142,525 $1,201,486 The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers $453,650
2011 17 0.01% $1,046,065 131,903 $1,111,942 Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune $263,723
2012 25 0.00% $432,767 54,357 $458,230 Never Stand Still $63,811
2013 24 0.01% $975,360 119,960 $1,011,263 56 Up $701,278
2014 18 0.00% $258,821 31,672 $266,995 Through a Lens Darkly $64,441
2015 15 0.00% $164,883 19,552 $164,823 Het nieuwe Rijksmuseum $40,578
2016 13 0.00% $188,154 22,314 $188,107 Germans and Jews $38,100

Upcoming Releases

Release DateMovieGenreDomestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

September, 2016

September 23 The Ruins of Lifta (Limited) Documentary $4,620  
 
September 30 Among the Believers (Limited) Documentary    
 

December, 2016

Fall 2016 Speed Sisters (Limited) Documentary