Box Office History for Musical Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1996: 0% market share 1997: 2% market share 1998: 1% market share 1999: 0% market share 2000: 1% market share 2001: 1% market share 2002: 1% market share 2003: 2% market share 2004: 0% market share 2005: 1% market share 2006: 1% market share 2007: 3% market share 2008: 3% market share 2009: 0% market share 2010: 0% market share 2011: 1% market share 2012: 2% market share 2013: 1% market share 2014: 0% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
DistributorMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Miramax PG-13 $170,687,518 $223,432,081
2 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Universal PG-13 $144,130,063 $158,382,479
3 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Universal PG-13 $148,809,770 $151,007,940
4 Hairspray Jul 20, 2007 New Line PG $118,871,849 $136,322,513
5 Dreamgirls Dec 15, 2006 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $103,365,956 $120,929,351
6 Anastasia Nov 14, 1997 20th Century Fox G $58,403,409 $100,018,682
7 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Oct 24, 2008 Walt Disney G $90,559,416 $99,498,739
8 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) Jan 1, 2000 Walt Disney G $60,507,228 $88,776,418
9 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Walt Disney PG $50,047,179 $85,960,887
10 Moulin Rouge May 18, 2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $57,386,369 $79,983,905
11 The Phantom of the Opera Dec 22, 2004 Warner Bros. PG-13 $51,225,796 $63,694,629
12 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Paramount Pictures R $52,898,073 $59,595,655
13 Footloose Oct 14, 2011 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $51,802,742 $53,304,841
14 Rock of Ages Jun 15, 2012 Warner Bros. R $38,518,613 $39,486,411
15 Rent Nov 23, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $29,077,547 $35,791,241
16 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) Jan 1, 2002 Walt Disney G $25,487,028 $34,611,473
17 Eight Crazy Nights Nov 27, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $23,607,202 $32,045,495
18 Joyful Noise Jan 13, 2012 Warner Bros. PG-13 $30,932,113 $31,709,295
19 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D Oct 20, 2006 Walt Disney PG $24,702,904 $28,740,430
20 Across the Universe Sep 14, 2007 Sony Pictures PG-13 $24,343,673 $27,917,384
21 Dance With Me Aug 21, 1998 Sony Pictures PG $15,923,354 $26,685,834
22 The Producers: The Movie Musical Dec 16, 2005 Universal PG-13 $19,398,532 $23,650,456
23 Fame Sep 25, 2009 MGM PG $22,455,510 $23,623,197
24 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man May 5, 2000 Sony Pictures Classics G $15,626,076 $22,221,656
25 Nine Dec 18, 2009 Weinstein Co. PG-13 $19,676,965 $21,089,569
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1996 2 0.01% $466,118 105,456 $835,212 Evita $334,440
1997 5 1.79% $116,326,316 25,343,424 $200,719,918 Anastasia $53,042,286
1998 7 0.77% $52,405,908 11,173,968 $88,497,827 Grease $28,411,018
1999 8 0.32% $23,469,127 4,619,907 $36,589,663 The King and I $11,956,538
2000 9 1.24% $92,875,550 17,231,085 $136,470,193 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $58,216,703
2001 7 0.86% $69,746,339 12,322,674 $97,595,578 Moulin Rouge $57,044,922
2002 7 0.61% $55,726,169 9,591,424 $75,964,078 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) $25,487,028
2003 5 1.88% $176,106,869 29,205,120 $231,304,550 Chicago $168,606,379
2004 5 0.25% $22,364,844 3,601,424 $28,523,278 The Phantom of the Opera $16,178,431
2005 7 0.93% $82,671,918 12,897,336 $102,146,901 The Phantom of the Opera $35,047,365
2006 6 0.77% $71,266,777 10,880,425 $86,172,966 Dreamgirls $41,348,556
2007 11 2.61% $251,653,397 36,577,529 $289,694,030 Hairspray $118,871,849
2008 12 2.62% $260,111,635 36,227,247 $286,919,796 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 8 0.36% $37,972,979 5,063,064 $40,099,467 Fame $22,455,510
2010 6 0.06% $6,566,613 832,267 $6,591,555 Nine $5,930,989
2011 4 0.51% $51,729,724 6,523,294 $51,664,488 Footloose $51,706,504
2012 6 2.20% $238,655,061 29,981,788 $237,455,761 Les Miserables $87,487,480
2013 6 0.70% $76,513,175 9,376,612 $74,262,767 Les Miserables $61,322,290
2014 2 0.00% $9,602 1,176 $9,314 Black Nativity $9,602