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Box Office History for Multiple Genres

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
DistributorMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Saving Christmas Nov 14, 2014 Samuel Goldwyn Films PG $2,778,297 $2,866,706
2 2016 Oscar Shorts Jan 29, 2016 ShortsHD Not Rated $2,816,816 $2,816,816
3 2014 Oscar Shorts Jan 31, 2014 ShortsHD Not Rated $2,357,890 $2,432,923
4 2015 Oscar Shorts Jan 30, 2015 ShortsHD Not Rated $2,412,493 $2,412,493
5 2013 Oscar Shorts Feb 1, 2013 Shorts International Not Rated $2,142,342 $2,221,389
6 2012 Oscar Shorts Feb 10, 2012 Shorts International Not Rated $1,702,415 $1,802,933
7 2011 Oscar Shorts Feb 11, 2011 Shorts International Not Rated $1,352,152 $1,437,399
8 2010 Oscar Shorts Feb 19, 2010 Shorts International Not Rated $1,018,169 $1,087,849
9 The Kurosawa Series Jul 26, 2002 Cowboy Pictures Not Rated $583,712 $836,770
10 Viva Pedro Aug 11, 2006 Sony Pictures Classics Not Rated $579,539 $745,878
11 2009 Oscar Shorts Feb 6, 2009 Shorts International Not Rated $644,635 $724,567
12 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films Feb 15, 2008 Magnolia Pictures PG-13 $508,695 $597,249
13 Under Suspicion Sep 22, 2000 R $334,245 $522,609
14 The Animation Show Sep 5, 2003 The Animation Show/IPMA R $343,071 $478,124
15 2006 Academy Award Nominated Short Films Feb 16, 2007 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $335,090 $410,575
16 Chico & Rita Feb 10, 2012 GKIDS Not Rated $197,785 $209,460
17 2005 Academy Award Nominated Short Films Feb 24, 2006 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $157,415 $202,590
18 The Weathered Underground Jan 26, 2010 Indican Pictures $140,091 $149,675
19 Evangerion shin gekijôban: Ha Jan 21, 2011 Eleven Arts Not Rated $133,640 $133,640
20 Nine Nation Animation Sep 29, 2010 The World According to Shorts Not Rated $38,382 $40,877
21 O Piseu Sep 18, 2015 China Lion Film Distribution Not Rated $34,144 $34,144
22 Kill Me, Deadly Apr 1, 2016 Indican Pictures Not Rated $19,960 $19,960
23 The World According to Shorts Jul 21, 2006 New Yorker Not Rated $11,978 $15,359
24 Mekong Hotel Mar 4, 2016 Strand Not Rated $2,502 $2,502
25 Fading of the Cries Jul 8, 2011 Eammon Films R $2,300 $2,445
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
2000 1 0.00% $332,235 61,639 $488,181 Under Suspicion $332,235
2001 1 0.00% $2,010 355 $2,812 Under Suspicion $2,010
2002 1 0.00% $391,835 67,441 $534,133 The Kurosawa Series $391,835
2003 2 0.01% $498,239 82,626 $654,398 The Animation Show $306,362
2004 1 0.00% $36,709 5,911 $46,815 The Animation Show $36,709
2006 3 0.01% $748,135 114,218 $904,607 Viva Pedro $579,539
2007 2 0.00% $335,887 48,819 $386,646 2006 Academy Award Nominated Short Films $335,090
2008 1 0.01% $508,695 70,848 $561,116 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films $508,695
2009 1 0.01% $644,635 85,951 $680,732 2009 Oscar Shorts $644,635
2010 3 0.01% $1,173,911 148,783 $1,178,361 2010 Oscar Shorts $1,018,169
2011 4 0.01% $1,510,823 190,518 $1,508,903 2011 Oscar Shorts $1,352,152
2012 2 0.02% $1,900,200 238,718 $1,890,647 2012 Oscar Shorts $1,702,415
2013 1 0.02% $2,142,342 263,510 $2,086,999 2013 Oscar Shorts $2,142,342
2014 2 0.05% $5,136,187 628,663 $4,979,011 Saving Christmas $2,778,297
2015 2 0.02% $2,446,637 290,229 $2,298,614 2015 Oscar Shorts $2,412,493
2016 3 0.04% $2,839,278 336,804 $2,667,488 2016 Oscar Shorts $2,816,816