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

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2015, 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 $336,465,890
2 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 20th Century Fox R $176,483,808 $305,318,431
3 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Sony Pictures R $153,620,822 $275,871,284
4 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $182,805,123 $270,576,694
5 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Sony Pictures PG-13 $147,637,474 $257,147,205
6 Runaway Bride Jul 30, 1999 Paramount Pictures PG $152,149,590 $243,190,987
7 Hitch Feb 11, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $177,784,257 $224,946,980
8 Notting Hill May 28, 1999 Universal PG-13 $116,089,678 $185,560,668
9 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Walt Disney PG-13 $163,958,031 $177,511,897
10 Knocked Up Jun 1, 2007 Universal R $148,761,765 $175,540,978
11 Something's Gotta Give Dec 12, 2003 Sony Pictures PG-13 $124,685,242 $166,204,334
12 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Miramax R $100,241,322 $161,479,281
13 50 First Dates Feb 13, 2004 Sony Pictures PG-13 $120,776,832 $157,923,972
14 While You Were Sleeping Apr 21, 1995 Walt Disney PG $81,052,361 $151,297,743
15 Enchanted Nov 21, 2007 Walt Disney PG $127,706,877 $150,043,593
16 The Break Up Jun 2, 2006 Universal PG-13 $118,703,275 $147,155,812
17 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Feb 7, 2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $105,807,520 $142,480,438
18 The Wedding Singer Feb 13, 1998 New Line PG-13 $80,224,502 $138,896,157
19 Me, Myself & Irene Jun 23, 2000 20th Century Fox R $90,570,999 $136,439,686
20 America's Sweethearts Jul 20, 2001 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,607,673 $134,292,279
21 Maid in Manhattan Dec 13, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,932,896 $129,831,857
22 Six Days, Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Walt Disney PG-13 $74,292,149 $128,625,209
23 Two Weeks Notice Dec 20, 2002 Warner Bros. PG-13 $93,354,918 $128,511,976
24 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Aug 11, 2004 Walt Disney G $95,149,435 $124,414,396
25 It's Complicated Dec 25, 2009 Universal R $112,735,375 $119,188,705
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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 23 6.02% $553,191,668 95,213,711 $754,092,591 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 4.93% $517,007,375 65,526,902 $518,973,064 Valentine's Day $110,485,654
2011 33 5.68% $576,533,031 72,702,761 $575,805,867 Just Go With It $103,028,109
2012 29 3.08% $341,363,397 42,884,835 $339,647,893 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 11 1.15% $64,175,016 7,903,322 $62,594,310 Focus $53,862,963