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Box Office History for Universal

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 Jurassic World Jun 12, 2015 Action PG-13 $652,198,010 $652,198,010
2 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,086,679 $420,740,887
3 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy PG $260,044,825 $406,213,839
4 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $381,646,568
5 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $374,023,479
6 Furious 7 Apr 3, 2015 Action PG-13 $351,032,910 $351,032,910
7 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $339,303,993
8 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Comedy PG $336,045,770 $336,045,770
9 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama PG $172,070,496 $333,460,747
10 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,410,615 $333,178,966
11 The Mummy Returns May 4, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $202,007,640 $300,870,030
12 King Kong Dec 14, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $218,080,025 $285,410,607
13 The Bourne Ultimatum Aug 3, 2007 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $227,471,070 $278,718,182
14 Jurassic Park III Jul 18, 2001 Action PG-13 $181,166,115 $269,828,679
15 Despicable Me Jul 9, 2010 Comedy PG $251,513,985 $268,726,195
16 Meet the Parents Oct 6, 2000 Comedy PG-13 $166,225,040 $259,611,637
17 The Mummy May 7, 1999 Adventure PG-13 $155,385,488 $257,854,260
18 A Beautiful Mind Dec 21, 2001 Drama PG-13 $170,708,996 $249,142,344
19 Fast and Furious 6 May 24, 2013 Action PG-13 $238,679,850 $247,487,223
20 The Nutty Professor Jun 28, 1996 Comedy PG-13 $128,814,019 $245,679,224
21 The Bourne Supremacy Jul 23, 2004 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $176,087,450 $239,036,578
22 Patch Adams Dec 25, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $135,014,968 $233,088,244
23 Ted Jun 29, 2012 Comedy R $218,665,740 $231,576,905
24 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure PG $231,378,745 $231,378,745
25 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax Mar 2, 2012 Adventure PG $214,030,500 $226,667,973
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 21 12.54% $666,690,561 153,262,185 $1,213,836,505 Apollo 13 $172,070,496
1996 18 8.33% $482,379,703 109,135,672 $864,354,522 The Nutty Professor $128,814,019
1997 13 9.67% $614,947,075 133,975,392 $1,061,085,105 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,086,679
1998 19 5.92% $400,605,109 85,416,858 $676,501,515 Patch Adams $65,495,000
1999 23 12.73% $934,514,419 183,959,519 $1,456,959,390 The Mummy $155,385,488
2000 21 13.90% $1,070,765,560 198,657,793 $1,573,369,721 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 17 11.44% $948,895,186 167,649,317 $1,327,782,591 The Mummy Returns $202,007,640
2002 19 9.64% $883,504,056 152,066,092 $1,204,363,449 A Beautiful Mind $132,929,755
2003 18 11.82% $1,086,702,399 180,215,978 $1,427,310,546 Bruce Almighty $242,704,995
2004 20 9.77% $906,791,439 146,021,156 $1,156,487,556 The Bourne Supremacy $176,087,450
2005 23 11.25% $992,440,814 154,826,947 $1,226,229,420 King Kong $168,505,310
2006 22 8.76% $804,919,026 122,888,389 $973,276,041 The Break-Up $118,703,275
2007 20 11.28% $1,102,122,027 160,192,145 $1,268,721,788 The Bourne Ultimatum $227,471,070
2008 21 10.98% $1,074,520,152 149,654,614 $1,185,264,543 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 21 8.44% $898,333,720 119,777,823 $948,640,358 Fast & Furious $155,064,265
2010 18 8.43% $885,837,281 112,273,422 $889,205,502 Despicable Me $251,203,225
2011 18 10.06% $1,025,035,016 129,260,406 $1,023,742,416 Fast Five $210,031,325
2012 17 12.42% $1,368,500,098 171,922,114 $1,361,623,143 Ted $218,665,740
2013 19 12.80% $1,396,510,275 171,772,471 $1,360,437,970 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 19 10.90% $1,129,117,578 138,202,878 $1,094,566,794 Neighbors $150,086,800
2015 24 21.60% $2,441,587,270 289,630,742 $2,293,875,477 Jurassic World $652,198,010
2016 14 11.77% $734,879,059 87,174,259 $690,420,131 The Secret Life of Pets $231,378,745

Upcoming Releases

Release DateMovieGenreDomestic
Box Office
to Date
Trailer

July, 2016

July 1 The Purge: Election Year (Wide) Horror $74,242,220 Play
 
July 8 The Secret Life of Pets (Wide) Adventure $231,378,745 Play
 
July 29 Jason Bourne (Wide) Action   Play

September, 2016

September 16 Bridget Jones’s Baby (Wide) Romantic Comedy   Play

October, 2016

October 7 The Girl on the Train (Wide) Thriller/Suspense   Play
 
October 14 Kevin Hart: What Now? (Wide) Concert/Performance   Play
 
October 21 Ouija: Origin of Evil (Wide) Horror   Play

November, 2016

November 11 Almost Christmas (Wide) Drama    

December, 2016

December 21 Sing (Wide) Adventure    
 
 
During 2016 The Best Man Wedding (Wide) Drama    
Clifford the Big Red Dog (Wide) Adventure    

January, 2017

January 6 Mena (Wide) Thriller/Suspense    
 
January 20 Split (Wide) Horror    
 
January 27 A Dog’s Purpose (Wide) Comedy    

February, 2017

February 10 Fifty Shades Darker (Wide) Drama    
 
February 17 The Great Wall (Wide) Adventure    
 
February 24 Untitled Blumhouse Horror Project (Wide)    

April, 2017

April 14 Fast 8 (Wide) Action    
 
April 28 Untitled Blumhouse Project 2017 (2) (Wide) Horror    

May, 2017

May 26 Untitled Zach Galifianakis/Bill Hader/Seth Rogen R-Rated Comedy (Wide) Comedy    

June, 2017

June 9 The Mummy (Wide) Adventure    
 
June 30 Despicable Me 3 (Wide) Comedy    

July, 2017

July 21 Girl Trip (Wide) Comedy    

October, 2017

October 13 The Snowman (Wide) Drama    
 
October 20 Insidious: Chapter 4 (Wide)    

November, 2017

November 22 Let It Snow (Wide) Drama    

December, 2017

December 22 Pitch Perfect 3 (Wide) Comedy    

January, 2018

January 5 Untitled Blumhouse Horror Project (Wide) Horror    

February, 2018

February 9 Fifty Shades Freed (Wide) Drama    
 
February 23 Pacific Rim 2 (Wide) Action    

April, 2018

April 13 Untitled Universal Monster Franchise Film (Wide)    
 
April 20 Universal R-Rated Comedy (Wide)    

June, 2018

June 22 Jurassic World Sequel (Wide) Action    

July, 2018

July 13 Untitled Illumination Entertainment Franchise Film 1 (Wide)    

August, 2018

August 10 Untitled Universal Event Film (Wide)    

October, 2018

October 19 Untitled Blumhouse Horror Project 2 (Wide)    
Untitled DC Film (Wide)    

November, 2018

November 9 Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Wide) Comedy    

January, 2019

January 18 Untitled Universal Event Film (Wide)    

February, 2019

February 15 Untitled Universal Monster Franchise Film (Wide)    

April, 2019

April 19 Fast and Furious 9 (Wide) Action    

July, 2019

July 3 Untitled Illumination Entertainment Franchise Film 2 (Wide)    

December, 2019

December 20 WICKED (Wide) Musical    

April, 2020

April 10 Untitled Universal Event Film (Wide)    

July, 2020

July 10 Untitled Illumination Entertainment Franchise Film 3 (Wide)    

April, 2021

April 2 Fast and Furious 10 (Wide) Action