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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 $498,527,467 $498,527,467
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 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D Oct 20, 2006 Walt Disney PG $24,732,041 $31,539,682
24 Across the Universe Sep 14, 2007 Sony Pictures PG-13 $24,343,673 $30,606,503
25 Dance With Me Aug 21, 1998 Sony Pictures PG $15,923,354 $29,368,229
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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 $5,015,028 Evita $2,278,112
1997 5 1.80% $114,425,007 24,929,194 $215,637,528 Anastasia $53,147,865
1998 8 0.99% $67,210,342 14,330,561 $123,959,353 Grease $28,350,476
1999 8 0.32% $23,577,029 4,641,144 $40,145,896 The King and I $12,064,440
2000 9 1.23% $92,875,702 17,231,110 $149,049,102 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $58,216,703
2001 7 0.84% $69,839,373 12,339,107 $106,733,276 Moulin Rouge $57,065,562
2002 7 0.69% $62,939,592 10,832,974 $93,705,225 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) $25,487,028
2003 5 1.84% $169,147,498 28,050,993 $242,641,089 Chicago $161,445,985
2004 5 0.24% $22,364,844 3,601,422 $31,152,300 The Phantom of the Opera $16,178,431
2005 7 0.93% $81,788,548 12,759,520 $110,369,848 The Phantom of the Opera $35,047,365
2006 7 0.74% $68,237,103 10,417,876 $90,114,627 Dreamgirls $37,064,395
2007 11 2.62% $255,937,558 37,200,222 $321,781,920 Hairspray $118,871,849
2008 11 2.66% $260,082,225 36,223,148 $313,330,230 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 11 0.37% $39,737,005 5,298,264 $45,829,984 Fame $22,455,510
2010 7 0.06% $6,637,939 841,307 $7,277,306 Nine $5,930,989
2011 3 0.51% $51,688,825 6,518,136 $56,381,876 Footloose $51,670,512
2012 6 2.31% $254,706,613 31,998,314 $276,785,416 Les Miserables $103,503,040
2013 5 0.56% $60,501,345 7,441,737 $64,371,025 Les Miserables $45,306,730
2014 6 1.58% $163,594,897 20,023,852 $173,206,320 Into the Woods $90,871,655
2015 8 1.71% $193,291,602 22,929,012 $198,335,954 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $140,219,772
2016 7 0.35% $38,847,967 4,491,090 $38,847,929 La La Land $34,268,613
2017 2 14.48% $615,360,657 71,139,960 $615,360,654 Beauty and the Beast $498,527,467