Box Office History for Romantic Comedy Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 5% market share 1996: 6% market share 1997: 5% market share 1998: 7% market share 1999: 10% market share 2000: 5% market share 2001: 6% market share 2002: 6% market share 2003: 6% market share 2004: 7% market share 2005: 5% market share 2006: 4% market share 2007: 8% market share 2008: 3% market share 2009: 6% market share 2010: 5% market share 2011: 6% market share 2012: 3% market share 2013: 2% market share 2014: 3% 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 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 IFC Films PG $241,438,208 $326,935,453
2 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 20th Century Fox R $176,484,651 $296,670,249
3 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Sony Pictures R $153,952,592 $268,057,195
4 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $182,805,123 $262,912,576
5 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Sony Pictures PG-13 $148,478,011 $249,863,479
6 Runaway Bride Jul 30, 1999 Paramount Pictures PG $152,257,509 $236,302,573
7 Hitch Feb 11, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $177,784,257 $218,575,329
8 Notting Hill May 28, 1999 Universal PG-13 $116,089,678 $180,304,639
9 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Walt Disney PG-13 $163,958,031 $172,483,850
10 Knocked Up Jun 1, 2007 Universal R $148,761,765 $170,568,758
11 Something's Gotta Give Dec 12, 2003 Sony Pictures PG-13 $124,685,242 $161,496,575
12 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Miramax R $100,317,794 $156,905,361
13 50 First Dates Feb 13, 2004 Sony Pictures PG-13 $120,776,832 $153,450,756
14 While You Were Sleeping Apr 21, 1995 Walt Disney PG $81,057,016 $147,012,216
15 Enchanted Nov 21, 2007 Walt Disney PG $127,706,877 $145,793,590
16 The Break Up Jun 2, 2006 Universal PG-13 $118,806,699 $142,987,606
17 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Feb 7, 2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $105,807,520 $138,444,662
18 The Wedding Singer Feb 13, 1998 New Line PG-13 $80,245,725 $134,961,906
19 Me, Myself & Irene Jun 23, 2000 20th Century Fox R $90,570,999 $132,575,015
20 America's Sweethearts Jul 20, 2001 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,607,673 $130,488,434
21 Maid in Manhattan Dec 13, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,932,896 $126,154,354
22 Six Days, Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Walt Disney PG-13 $74,339,294 $124,981,884
23 Two Weeks Notice Dec 20, 2002 Warner Bros. PG-13 $93,354,918 $124,871,858
24 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Aug 11, 2004 Walt Disney G $95,149,435 $120,890,343
25 It's Complicated Dec 25, 2009 Universal R $112,735,375 $119,775,842
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 15 5.02% $265,764,627 61,095,316 $483,874,903 While You Were Sleeping $81,052,361
1996 19 6.23% $348,598,460 78,868,427 $624,637,942 Jerry Maguire $60,351,092
1997 21 5.09% $331,483,903 72,218,718 $571,972,247 Jerry Maguire $93,269,730
1998 14 7.38% $500,453,447 106,706,491 $845,115,409 There's Something About Mary $174,711,122
1999 23 9.89% $722,151,782 142,155,863 $1,125,874,435 Runaway Bride $152,054,428
2000 23 4.99% $373,419,771 69,280,106 $548,698,440 What Women Want $115,761,883
2001 22 6.40% $520,172,779 91,903,317 $727,874,271 America's Sweethearts $93,607,673
2002 22 6.02% $552,930,065 95,168,685 $753,735,985 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $222,517,469
2003 24 5.63% $526,003,707 87,231,127 $690,870,526 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days $105,807,520
2004 31 7.15% $651,537,578 104,917,483 $830,946,465 50 First Dates $120,776,832
2005 15 4.92% $439,261,020 68,527,461 $542,737,491 Hitch $177,575,142
2006 19 3.72% $344,588,412 52,608,918 $416,662,631 The Break Up $118,703,275
2007 36 7.54% $726,492,406 105,594,831 $836,311,062 Knocked Up $148,734,225
2008 24 3.38% $336,092,693 46,809,568 $370,731,779 What Happens in Vegas... $80,277,646
2009 25 5.97% $635,978,484 84,797,132 $671,593,285 The Proposal $163,958,031
2010 30 4.95% $522,019,893 66,162,202 $524,004,640 Valentine's Day $110,485,654
2011 33 5.64% $574,296,176 72,420,686 $573,571,833 Just Go With It $103,028,109
2012 29 3.13% $338,534,600 42,529,460 $336,833,323 Think Like a Man $91,547,205
2013 24 1.77% $192,938,406 23,644,402 $187,263,664 Warm Bodies $66,380,662
2014 16 3.14% $191,341,584 23,448,715 $185,713,823 Think Like a Man Too $64,744,035