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Box Office History for Musical

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 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Miramax PG-13 $170,687,518 $239,112,061
2 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Universal PG-13 $144,130,063 $169,222,345
3 Les Miserables Dec 25, 2012 Universal PG-13 $148,809,770 $156,592,957
4 Hairspray Jul 20, 2007 New Line PG $118,871,849 $145,652,571
5 Into the Woods Dec 25, 2014 Walt Disney PG $128,002,372 $130,894,237
6 Dreamgirls Dec 15, 2006 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $103,365,956 $128,941,402
7 Anastasia Nov 14, 1997 20th Century Fox G $58,403,409 $107,057,965
8 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Oct 24, 2008 Walt Disney G $90,559,416 $106,308,538
9 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) Jan 1, 2000 Walt Disney G $60,507,228 $94,633,747
10 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Walt Disney PG $50,047,179 $92,077,628
11 Annie Dec 19, 2014 Sony Pictures PG $85,911,262 $88,217,219
12 Moulin Rouge May 18, 2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $57,386,369 $85,458,872
13 The Phantom of the Opera Dec 22, 2004 Warner Bros. PG-13 $51,225,796 $68,053,948
14 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Paramount Pictures R $52,898,073 $63,674,445
15 Footloose Oct 14, 2011 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $51,802,742 $55,068,452
16 Rock of Ages Jun 15, 2012 Warner Bros. PG-13 $38,518,613 $40,792,947
17 Rent Nov 23, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $29,077,547 $38,239,913
18 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) Jan 1, 2002 Walt Disney G $25,487,028 $36,980,311
19 Eight Crazy Nights Nov 27, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $23,607,202 $34,244,102
20 Joyful Noise Jan 13, 2012 Warner Bros. PG-13 $30,932,113 $32,758,499
21 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D Oct 20, 2006 Walt Disney PG $24,732,041 $30,737,517
22 Across the Universe Sep 14, 2007 Sony Pictures PG-13 $24,343,673 $29,828,071
23 Dance With Me Aug 21, 1998 Sony Pictures PG $15,923,354 $28,621,292
24 The Producers: The Movie Musical Dec 16, 2005 Universal PG-13 $19,398,532 $25,265,098
25 Fame Sep 25, 2009 MGM PG $22,455,510 $25,239,993
Complete List

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 $4,591,794 Evita $2,278,112
1997 5 1.80% $114,425,007 24,929,194 $197,439,216 Anastasia $53,147,865
1998 8 0.98% $66,070,342 14,087,490 $111,572,921 Grease $28,350,476
1999 7 0.29% $21,286,504 4,190,254 $33,186,812 The King and I $12,064,440
2000 9 1.24% $95,166,227 17,656,068 $139,836,059 Fantasia 2000 (IMAX) $60,507,228
2001 7 0.84% $69,839,373 12,339,107 $97,725,727 Moulin Rouge $57,065,562
2002 7 0.69% $62,939,592 10,832,974 $85,797,154 Beauty and the Beast (IMAX) $25,487,028
2003 5 1.84% $169,147,498 28,050,993 $222,163,865 Chicago $161,445,985
2004 5 0.24% $22,364,844 3,601,422 $28,523,262 The Phantom of the Opera $16,178,431
2005 7 0.93% $81,788,548 12,759,520 $101,055,398 The Phantom of the Opera $35,047,365
2006 7 0.74% $68,237,103 10,417,876 $82,509,578 Dreamgirls $37,064,395
2007 11 2.62% $255,937,558 37,200,222 $294,625,758 Hairspray $118,871,849
2008 11 2.66% $260,082,225 36,223,148 $286,887,332 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 11 0.37% $39,737,005 5,298,264 $41,962,251 Fame $22,455,510
2010 7 0.06% $6,637,939 841,307 $6,663,151 Nine $5,930,989
2011 3 0.51% $51,688,825 6,518,136 $51,623,637 Footloose $51,670,512
2012 6 2.31% $254,706,613 31,998,314 $253,426,647 Les Miserables $103,503,040
2013 5 0.68% $73,911,345 9,091,184 $72,002,177 Les Miserables $45,306,730
2014 6 1.58% $163,594,897 20,023,852 $158,588,908 Into the Woods $90,871,655
2015 8 1.71% $193,291,602 22,929,012 $181,597,775 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $140,219,772
2016 4 0.06% $4,033,916 478,518 $3,789,863 Sing Street $3,234,474