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Box Office History for G-Rated Movies

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
GenreCreative
Type
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure Kids Fiction $380,529,370 $518,148,559
2 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure Kids Fiction $415,004,880 $443,408,255
3 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure Kids Fiction $289,423,425 $416,073,179
4 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure Kids Fiction $245,852,179 $404,450,426
5 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure Kids Fiction $191,796,233 $370,409,631
6 Cars Jun 9, 2006 Comedy Kids Fiction $244,082,982 $314,140,384
7 A Bug's Life Nov 20, 1998 Adventure Fantasy $162,798,565 $288,981,698
8 Tarzan Jun 16, 1999 Adventure Historical Fiction $171,091,819 $283,900,254
9 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Adventure Kids Fiction $268,488,329 $278,395,641
10 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure Historical Fiction $141,579,773 $274,370,957
11 WALL-E Jun 27, 2008 Adventure Science Fiction $223,808,164 $262,771,918
12 The Polar Express Nov 10, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $194,949,659 $261,183,048
13 101 Dalmatians Nov 27, 1996 Comedy Kids Fiction $136,189,294 $258,728,898
14 Ratatouille Jun 29, 2007 Comedy Kids Fiction $206,445,654 $252,955,933
15 Mulan Jun 19, 1998 Adventure Dramatization $120,620,254 $216,807,832
16 Cars 2 Jun 24, 2011 Adventure Kids Fiction $191,450,875 $203,522,177
17 The Santa Clause 2 Nov 1, 2002 Comedy Kids Fiction $139,225,854 $201,959,095
18 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Jun 21, 1996 Adventure Historical Fiction $100,138,851 $190,988,799
19 Hercules Jun 13, 1997 Adventure Historical Fiction $99,112,101 $182,029,412
20 Horton Hears a Who Mar 14, 2008 Adventure Fantasy $154,529,439 $181,432,197
21 The Rugrats Movie Nov 20, 1998 Adventure Kids Fiction $100,494,685 $179,072,808
22 Chicken Little Nov 4, 2005 Adventure Kids Fiction $135,386,665 $177,954,661
23 Chicken Run Jun 21, 2000 Adventure Kids Fiction $106,793,915 $167,026,473
24 The Princess Diaries Aug 3, 2001 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $108,244,774 $161,218,928
25 Rio Apr 15, 2011 Adventure Kids Fiction $143,619,809 $152,675,283
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 14 8.06% $428,479,678 98,501,069 $780,128,466 Toy Story $150,148,222
1996 13 6.58% $380,990,097 86,196,847 $682,679,028 101 Dalmatians $121,795,758
1997 10 3.30% $209,950,183 45,740,776 $362,266,946 Hercules $99,112,101
1998 16 6.33% $428,542,828 91,373,731 $723,679,950 A Bug's Life $136,426,334
1999 18 7.96% $584,247,163 115,009,274 $910,873,450 Toy Story 2 $208,880,039
2000 23 6.69% $515,635,258 95,665,155 $757,668,028 Chicken Run $106,793,915
2001 18 6.40% $530,645,011 93,753,526 $742,527,926 Monsters, Inc. $244,638,458
2002 20 4.91% $449,550,843 77,375,351 $612,812,780 The Santa Clause 2 $138,277,797
2003 21 5.96% $548,463,416 90,955,780 $720,369,778 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 11 2.78% $257,850,608 41,521,832 $328,852,909 The Polar Express $151,347,822
2005 16 4.69% $413,466,604 64,503,364 $510,866,643 Chicken Little $131,944,653
2006 16 6.13% $563,216,891 85,987,303 $681,019,440 Cars $244,082,982
2007 14 4.26% $415,690,231 60,420,083 $478,527,057 Ratatouille $206,445,654
2008 18 7.31% $715,319,707 99,626,697 $789,043,440 WALL-E $223,806,889
2009 16 2.80% $298,267,966 39,769,060 $314,970,955 The Princess and the Frog $85,859,339
2010 11 4.85% $509,841,429 64,618,682 $511,779,961 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 20 7.88% $802,330,231 101,176,566 $801,318,403 Cars 2 $191,450,875
2012 14 2.36% $260,261,036 32,696,102 $258,953,128 Beauty and the Beast $81,619,237
2013 10 2.62% $285,879,671 35,163,545 $278,495,276 Monsters University $268,488,329
2014 12 1.68% $173,743,768 21,266,061 $168,427,203 Rio 2 $131,538,435
2015 11 1.37% $154,463,792 18,323,103 $145,118,976 The Peanuts Movie $128,763,058
2016 9 0.11% $5,879,934 697,496 $5,524,168 A Beautiful Planet $2,716,339