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Box Office History for ThinkFilm

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2017, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Oct 26, 2007 Drama R $7,085,511 $9,142,454
2 The Aristocrats Jul 29, 2005 Comedy Not Rated $6,377,461 $8,854,343
3 Spellbound Apr 30, 2003 Documentary G $5,728,581 $8,455,116
4 The Gospel of John Sep 26, 2003 Drama PG-13 $4,068,087 $5,962,715
5 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Li… Dec 8, 2004 Documentary R $3,430,117 $4,765,016
6 Then She Found Me Apr 25, 2008 Romantic Comedy R $3,735,717 $4,630,617
7 Half Nelson Aug 11, 2006 Drama R $2,697,938 $3,665,892
8 Strangers with Candy Jun 28, 2006 Comedy R $2,072,645 $2,816,263
9 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Jun 14, 2002 Drama R $1,779,284 $2,725,581
10 Shortbus Oct 4, 2006 Comedy Not Rated $1,985,292 $2,694,003
11 Avenue Montaigne Feb 16, 2007 Comedy PG-13 $2,044,858 $2,645,231
12 The Story of the Weeping Camel Jun 4, 2004 Documentary PG $1,751,698 $2,510,476
13 Keeping Mum Sep 15, 2006 Comedy R $1,619,466 $2,199,475
14 Murderball Jul 8, 2005 Documentary PG-13 $1,531,154 $2,125,934
15 Festival Express Jul 23, 2004 Concert/Performance R $1,174,079 $1,682,652
16 The Last Kiss Aug 16, 2002 Drama R $1,048,950 $1,606,824
17 In the Shadow of the Moon Sep 7, 2007 Documentary PG $1,134,358 $1,467,405
18 Bright Young Things Aug 20, 2004 Comedy R $933,637 $1,338,062
19 Where the Truth Lies Oct 14, 2005 Drama Not Rated $872,142 $1,210,925
20 Encounters at the End of the World Jun 11, 2008 Documentary G $944,933 $1,171,293
21 The Ten Aug 3, 2007 Comedy R $769,726 $995,714
22 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Dec 29, 2004 Drama R $708,776 $986,565
23 Going Upriver: The Long War of John K… Oct 1, 2004 Documentary PG-13 $613,252 $878,893
24 Down in the Valley May 5, 2006 Western R $568,932 $773,045
25 Primer Oct 8, 2004 Drama PG-13 $424,760 $608,751
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
2002 3 0.03% $2,829,734 487,045 $4,334,701 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys $1,779,284
2003 5 0.10% $9,300,863 1,542,429 $13,727,618 Spellbound $5,728,581
2004 12 0.07% $6,884,705 1,108,642 $9,866,914 The Story of the Weeping Camel $1,751,698
2005 17 0.16% $13,869,190 2,163,673 $19,256,690 The Aristocrats $6,361,554
2006 25 0.12% $10,807,123 1,649,928 $14,684,359 Half Nelson $2,697,938
2007 23 0.12% $11,532,057 1,676,158 $14,917,806 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead $6,652,931
2008 16 0.07% $6,368,296 886,940 $7,893,766 Then She Found Me $3,735,717
2009 4 0.00% $110,407 14,719 $130,999 Phoebe in Wonderland $73,361

Upcoming Releases

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Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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