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Box Office History for Romantic Comedy Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 5% market share 1996: 7% 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: 5% 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 2015: 1% market share 2016: 1% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, 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 $349,597,209
2 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 20th Century Fox R $176,483,808 $316,974,668
3 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Sony Pictures R $153,620,822 $288,003,641
4 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $182,805,123 $280,906,593
5 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Sony Pictures PG-13 $147,637,474 $266,964,393
6 Runaway Bride Jul 30, 1999 Paramount Pictures PG $152,149,590 $252,475,372
7 Hitch Feb 11, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $177,784,257 $233,809,869
8 Notting Hill May 28, 1999 Universal PG-13 $116,089,678 $192,644,872
9 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Walt Disney PG-13 $163,958,031 $184,288,829
10 Knocked Up Jun 1, 2007 Universal R $148,761,765 $182,276,402
11 Something's Gotta Give Dec 12, 2003 Sony Pictures PG-13 $124,685,242 $172,549,565
12 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Miramax R $100,241,322 $167,644,122
13 50 First Dates Feb 13, 2004 Sony Pictures PG-13 $120,776,832 $163,953,089
14 While You Were Sleeping Apr 21, 1995 Walt Disney PG $81,052,361 $157,073,880
15 Enchanted Nov 21, 2007 Walt Disney PG $127,706,877 $156,074,310
16 The Break-Up Jun 2, 2006 Universal PG-13 $118,703,275 $152,773,830
17 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Feb 7, 2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $105,807,520 $147,919,962
18 The Wedding Singer Jan 12, 1998 New Line PG-13 $80,224,502 $144,198,834
19 Me, Myself & Irene Jun 23, 2000 20th Century Fox R $90,570,999 $141,653,707
20 America's Sweethearts Jul 20, 2001 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,607,673 $139,419,201
21 Maid in Manhattan Dec 13, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,932,896 $135,359,692
22 Two Weeks Notice Dec 20, 2002 Warner Bros. PG-13 $93,354,918 $134,153,680
23 Six Days, Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Walt Disney PG-13 $74,292,149 $133,535,777
24 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Aug 11, 2004 Walt Disney G $95,149,435 $129,164,207
25 It's Complicated Dec 25, 2009 Universal R $112,735,375 $123,739,022
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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 5.01% $265,849,695 61,114,865 $484,029,731 While You Were Sleeping $81,052,361
1996 19 6.68% $384,621,262 87,018,377 $689,185,546 Jerry Maguire $83,006,355
1997 21 4.66% $295,623,711 64,406,027 $510,095,734 Jerry Maguire $70,614,467
1998 14 7.41% $500,453,447 106,706,484 $845,115,353 There's Something About Mary $174,711,122
1999 23 9.84% $722,239,565 142,173,131 $1,126,011,198 Runaway Bride $152,054,428
2000 23 4.85% $373,452,763 69,286,216 $548,746,831 What Women Want $115,761,883
2001 22 6.38% $529,070,064 93,475,267 $740,324,115 America's Sweethearts $93,607,673
2002 23 6.28% $574,432,361 98,869,586 $783,047,121 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 23 5.38% $494,996,332 82,088,934 $650,144,357 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days $105,807,520
2004 31 7.02% $651,575,673 104,923,603 $830,994,936 50 First Dates $120,776,832
2005 15 4.99% $439,532,206 68,569,758 $543,072,483 Hitch $177,784,257
2006 19 3.73% $342,528,786 52,294,462 $414,172,139 The Break-Up $118,703,275
2007 35 7.52% $733,890,166 106,670,066 $844,826,923 Knocked Up $148,761,765
2008 25 3.38% $330,849,160 46,079,258 $364,947,723 What Happens in Vegas... $80,277,646
2009 25 5.98% $635,978,484 84,797,126 $671,593,238 The Proposal $163,958,031
2010 30 4.92% $517,406,269 65,577,463 $519,373,507 Valentine's Day $110,485,654
2011 33 5.67% $577,791,604 72,861,475 $577,062,882 Just Go With It $103,028,109
2012 29 3.09% $340,104,924 42,726,736 $338,395,749 Think Like a Man $91,547,205
2013 24 1.77% $192,919,036 23,729,269 $187,935,810 Warm Bodies $66,380,662
2014 30 2.55% $264,693,693 32,398,230 $256,593,982 Think Like a Man Too $65,028,687
2015 22 0.64% $72,850,538 8,641,807 $68,443,111 Focus $53,862,963
2016 2 0.52% $5,416,631 642,541 $5,088,925 How to be Single $5,250,000