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Box Office History for IMAX Films

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1998: 0% market share 1999: 1% market share 2000: 0% market share 2001: 0% market share 2002: 0% market share 2003: 0% market share 2004: 0% market share 2005: 0% market share 2006: 0% market share 2007: 0% market share 2008: 0% market share 2009: 0% market share 2010: 0% market share 2011: 0% market share 2012: 0% market share 2013: 0% market share 2014: 0% 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 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,229 $114,932,721
2 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous Oct 23, 1998 Adventure Not Rated $53,743,249 $80,821,559
3 Magnificent Desolation Sep 23, 2005 Documentary Not Rated $34,126,126 $46,997,870
4 Galapagos Oct 29, 1999 Documentary Not Rated $19,946,586 $27,943,429
5 The Lion King (IMAX) Dec 25, 2002 Adventure G $15,682,879 $21,260,831
6 Batman Begins (IMAX) Jun 15, 2005 Action PG-13 $15,900,000 $20,141,652
7 Extreme Mar 23, 1999 Documentary Not Rated $12,456,958 $19,233,081
8 Island of the Sharks Apr 30, 1999 Documentary Not Rated $10,658,756 $16,409,724
9 Cyberworld 3D Oct 6, 2000 Adventure Not Rated $11,243,857 $16,363,424
10 Santa vs. The Snowman Nov 6, 2002 Adventure Not Rated $10,243,688 $13,091,080
11 Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible Oct 1, 1999 Documentary PG $5,231,283 $8,078,523
12 China: The Panda Adventure Jul 27, 2001 Drama Not Rated $3,708,478 $5,203,402
13 Apollo 13 (IMAX) Sep 20, 2002 Drama PG $1,759,075 $2,437,015
14 The Nutcracker Nov 25, 1998 Musical G $1,007,522 $1,697,121
15 All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live! Apr 6, 2001 Concert/Performance Not Rated $995,122 $1,427,634
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1998 2 0.05% $3,524,317 751,454 $5,951,516 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $2,872,271
1999 6 0.54% $39,766,350 7,828,021 $61,997,926 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $24,343,061
2000 6 0.40% $30,072,082 5,579,236 $44,187,549 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous $8,214,699
2001 8 0.23% $18,534,381 3,274,625 $25,935,030 Cyberworld 3D $6,822,390
2002 10 0.48% $44,487,903 7,657,127 $60,644,446 Space Station $29,820,971
2003 8 0.39% $36,004,053 5,970,822 $47,288,910 Space Station $16,352,556
2004 6 0.17% $15,740,523 2,534,705 $20,074,864 Space Station $9,598,551
2005 6 0.38% $33,748,943 5,265,046 $41,699,164 Batman Begins (IMAX) $15,900,000
2006 5 0.17% $15,510,745 2,368,053 $18,754,980 Magnificent Desolation $10,605,930
2007 5 0.13% $12,685,434 1,843,813 $14,602,999 Magnificent Desolation $5,124,397
2008 3 0.17% $16,883,370 2,351,445 $18,623,444 Space Station $10,904,400
2009 3 0.15% $16,349,791 2,179,973 $17,265,386 Magnificent Desolation $13,024,828
2010 1 0.02% $1,931,542 244,808 $1,938,879 Space Station $1,931,542
2011 1 0.02% $2,167,258 273,298 $2,164,520 Space Station $2,167,258
2012 1 0.02% $2,084,978 261,931 $2,074,494 Space Station $2,084,978
2013 1 0.02% $2,436,846 299,735 $2,373,901 Space Station $2,436,846
2014 1 0.01% $728,699 89,192 $706,401 Space Station $728,699

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