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Box Office History for Musical

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
DistributorMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Beauty and the Beast Mar 17, 2017 Walt Disney PG $504,014,165 $504,014,165
2 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Miramax PG-13 $170,687,518 $245,352,233
3 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Universal PG-13 $144,130,063 $173,638,586
4 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Universal PG-13 $148,809,770 $160,679,606
5 La La Land Dec 9, 2016 Lionsgate PG-13 $151,101,803 $151,101,803
6 Hairspray Jul 20, 2007 New Line PG $118,871,849 $149,453,705
7 Into the Woods Dec 25, 2014 Walt Disney PG $128,002,372 $134,310,219
8 Dreamgirls Dec 15, 2006 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $103,365,956 $132,306,421
9 Anastasia Nov 14, 1997 20th Century Fox G $58,403,409 $109,851,886
10 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Oct 24, 2008 Walt Disney G $90,559,416 $109,082,901
11 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) Jan 1, 2000 Walt Disney G $60,507,228 $97,327,741
12 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Walt Disney PG $50,047,179 $94,480,602
13 Annie Dec 19, 2014 Sony Pictures PG $85,911,262 $90,519,447
14 Moulin Rouge May 18, 2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $57,386,369 $87,689,116
15 The Phantom of the Opera Dec 22, 2004 Warner Bros. PG-13 $51,225,796 $69,829,971
16 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Paramount Pictures R $52,898,073 $65,336,175
17 Footloose Oct 14, 2011 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $51,802,742 $56,505,589
18 Rock of Ages Jun 15, 2012 Warner Bros. PG-13 $38,518,613 $41,857,532
19 Rent Nov 23, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $29,077,547 $39,237,871
20 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) Jan 1, 2002 Walt Disney G $25,487,028 $37,945,396
21 Eight Crazy Nights Nov 27, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $23,607,202 $35,137,779
22 Joyful Noise Jan 13, 2012 Warner Bros. PG-13 $30,932,113 $33,613,407
23 Across the Universe Sep 14, 2007 Sony Pictures PG-13 $24,343,673 $30,606,503
24 Dance With Me Aug 21, 1998 Sony Pictures PG $15,923,354 $29,368,229
25 The Producers: The Movie Musical Dec 16, 2005 Universal PG-13 $19,398,532 $25,924,448
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1996 2 0.04% $2,562,599 579,772 $5,159,971 Evita $2,278,112
1997 5 1.80% $114,425,007 24,929,194 $221,869,827 Anastasia $53,147,865
1998 8 0.99% $67,210,342 14,330,561 $127,541,993 Grease $28,350,476
1999 8 0.32% $23,577,029 4,641,144 $41,306,182 The King and I $12,064,440
2000 9 1.23% $92,875,702 17,231,110 $153,356,879 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $58,216,703
2001 7 0.84% $69,839,373 12,339,107 $109,818,052 Moulin Rouge $57,065,562
2002 7 0.69% $62,939,592 10,832,974 $96,413,469 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) $25,487,028
2003 5 1.84% $169,147,498 28,050,993 $249,653,838 Chicago $161,445,985
2004 5 0.24% $22,364,844 3,601,422 $32,052,656 The Phantom of the Opera $16,178,431
2005 7 0.93% $81,788,548 12,759,520 $113,559,728 The Phantom of the Opera $35,047,365
2006 7 0.74% $68,195,041 10,411,454 $92,661,941 Dreamgirls $37,064,395
2007 11 2.62% $255,937,558 37,200,221 $331,081,967 Hairspray $118,871,849
2008 11 2.67% $260,176,422 36,236,267 $322,502,776 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 10 0.37% $39,330,920 5,244,119 $46,672,659 Fame $22,455,510
2010 7 0.06% $6,637,939 841,307 $7,487,632 Nine $5,930,989
2011 3 0.51% $51,688,825 6,518,136 $58,011,410 Footloose $51,670,512
2012 6 2.31% $254,706,613 31,998,314 $284,784,995 Les Miserables $103,503,040
2013 5 0.56% $60,501,345 7,441,737 $66,231,459 Les Miserables $45,306,730
2014 6 1.58% $163,644,960 20,029,980 $178,266,822 Into the Woods $90,871,655
2015 8 1.71% $193,291,602 22,929,012 $204,068,207 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $140,219,772
2016 7 0.35% $38,847,967 4,491,090 $39,970,701 La La Land $34,268,613
2017 4 7.43% $621,101,517 71,802,838 $639,045,258 Beauty and the Beast $504,014,165