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Box Office History for Romantic Comedy

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 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 $176,484,651 $316,976,186
3 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Sony Pictures R $153,952,592 $288,636,405
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 $148,478,011 $268,508,128
6 Runaway Bride Jul 30, 1999 Paramount Pictures PG $152,257,509 $252,654,451
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 $100,317,794 $167,781,573
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 $81,057,016 $157,082,900
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 $80,245,725 $144,236,980
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 $74,339,294 $133,620,516
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
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 15 5.01% $266,410,225 61,243,722 $485,050,278 While You Were Sleeping $81,057,016
1996 19 6.68% $386,555,031 87,455,879 $692,650,562 Jerry Maguire $83,338,125
1997 21 4.67% $297,128,612 64,733,894 $512,692,440 Jerry Maguire $70,614,467
1998 14 7.40% $500,783,066 106,776,765 $845,671,979 There's Something About Mary $174,711,965
1999 23 9.85% $722,597,811 142,243,650 $1,126,569,708 Runaway Bride $152,162,347
2000 23 4.86% $374,478,694 69,476,556 $550,254,324 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 6.27% $574,432,361 98,869,586 $783,047,121 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 23 5.38% $495,022,183 82,093,221 $650,178,310 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% $440,435,727 68,710,713 $544,188,847 Hitch $177,784,257
2006 19 3.73% $342,785,466 52,333,650 $414,482,508 The Break-Up $118,703,275
2007 35 7.51% $733,929,251 106,675,748 $844,871,924 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% $635,988,484 84,798,459 $671,603,795 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 16 2.02% $102,578,530 12,168,262 $96,372,635 How to be Single $46,843,513