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Box Office History for Romantic Comedy

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2017, 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 $358,720,742
2 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 20th Century Fox R $176,484,651 $325,248,399
3 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Sony Pictures R $153,952,592 $296,169,028
4 What Women Want Dec 15, 2000 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $182,805,123 $288,237,488
5 As Good as it Gets Dec 24, 1997 Sony Pictures PG-13 $148,478,011 $275,515,458
6 Runaway Bride Jul 30, 1999 Paramount Pictures PG $152,257,509 $259,248,043
7 Hitch Feb 11, 2005 Sony Pictures PG-13 $177,784,257 $239,911,668
8 Notting Hill May 28, 1999 Universal PG-13 $116,089,678 $197,672,378
9 The Proposal Jun 19, 2009 Walt Disney PG-13 $163,958,031 $189,098,264
10 Knocked Up Jun 1, 2007 Universal R $148,761,765 $187,033,319
11 Something's Gotta Give Dec 12, 2003 Sony Pictures PG-13 $124,685,242 $177,052,637
12 Shakespeare in Love Dec 11, 1998 Miramax R $100,317,794 $172,160,215
13 50 First Dates Feb 13, 2004 Sony Pictures PG-13 $120,776,832 $168,231,817
14 While You Were Sleeping Apr 21, 1995 Walt Disney PG $81,057,016 $161,182,335
15 Enchanted Nov 21, 2007 Walt Disney PG $127,706,877 $160,147,423
16 The Break-Up Jun 2, 2006 Universal PG-13 $118,703,275 $156,760,810
17 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Feb 7, 2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $105,807,520 $151,780,270
18 The Wedding Singer Jan 12, 1998 New Line PG-13 $80,245,725 $148,001,171
19 Me, Myself & Irene Jun 23, 2000 20th Century Fox R $90,570,999 $145,350,483
20 America's Sweethearts Jul 20, 2001 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,607,673 $143,057,662
21 Maid in Manhattan Dec 13, 2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $93,932,896 $138,892,211
22 Two Weeks Notice Dec 20, 2002 Warner Bros. PG-13 $93,354,918 $137,654,725
23 Six Days, Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Walt Disney PG-13 $74,339,294 $137,107,647
24 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Aug 11, 2004 Walt Disney G $95,149,435 $132,535,041
25 It’s Complicated Dec 25, 2009 Universal R $112,735,375 $126,968,272
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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% $266,410,225 61,243,722 $545,069,126 While You Were Sleeping $81,057,016
1996 19 6.68% $386,555,031 87,455,879 $778,357,323 Jerry Maguire $83,338,125
1997 21 4.67% $297,128,612 64,733,894 $576,131,657 Jerry Maguire $70,614,467
1998 14 7.40% $500,783,066 106,776,765 $950,313,209 There's Something About Mary $174,711,965
1999 23 9.84% $722,597,811 142,243,650 $1,265,968,485 Runaway Bride $152,162,347
2000 23 4.97% $374,478,694 69,476,556 $618,341,348 What Women Want $115,761,883
2001 22 6.38% $529,070,064 93,475,267 $831,929,876 America's Sweethearts $93,607,673
2002 23 6.27% $574,432,361 98,869,586 $879,939,315 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 23 5.38% $495,022,183 82,093,221 $730,629,667 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days $105,807,520
2004 31 7.02% $651,575,673 104,923,603 $933,820,067 50 First Dates $120,776,832
2005 15 4.99% $440,435,727 68,710,713 $611,525,346 Hitch $177,784,257
2006 19 3.73% $342,785,466 52,333,650 $465,769,485 The Break-Up $118,703,275
2007 35 7.51% $733,929,251 106,675,748 $949,414,157 Knocked Up $148,761,765
2008 25 3.39% $330,849,160 46,079,258 $410,105,396 What Happens in Vegas... $80,277,646
2009 26 6.04% $642,370,662 85,649,416 $762,279,802 The Proposal $163,958,031
2010 30 4.94% $517,406,269 65,577,463 $583,639,421 Valentine's Day $110,485,654
2011 33 5.67% $577,791,604 72,861,475 $648,467,128 Just Go With It $103,028,109
2012 29 3.08% $340,104,924 42,726,736 $380,267,950 Think Like a Man $91,547,205
2013 25 1.81% $197,247,886 24,261,722 $215,929,326 Warm Bodies $66,380,662
2014 30 2.56% $264,693,693 32,398,230 $288,344,247 Think Like a Man Too $65,028,687
2015 22 0.65% $72,817,641 8,637,905 $76,877,355 Focus $53,862,963
2016 29 1.22% $137,174,695 15,858,331 $141,139,146 How to be Single $46,843,513
2017 15 1.00% $85,831,528 9,696,269 $86,296,794 The Big Sick $42,872,467