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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 $404,402,670
5 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure Kids Fiction $191,796,233 $370,131,913
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 $288,971,119
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 $274,347,522
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 $258,715,292
14 Ratatouille Jun 29, 2007 Comedy Kids Fiction $206,445,654 $252,955,933
15 Mulan Jun 19, 1998 Adventure Dramatization $120,620,254 $216,804,502
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 $190,948,276
19 Hercules Jun 13, 1997 Adventure Historical Fiction $99,112,101 $181,909,461
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 $179,067,413
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 8.07% $428,304,538 98,460,806 $779,809,584 Toy Story $150,148,222
1996 13 6.61% $380,497,370 86,085,370 $681,796,130 101 Dalmatians $121,795,758
1997 10 3.30% $209,818,751 45,712,142 $362,040,165 Hercules $99,112,101
1998 16 6.34% $428,472,504 91,358,735 $723,561,181 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 6.70% $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% $449,543,953 77,374,165 $612,803,387 The Santa Clause 2 $138,277,797
2003 21 5.96% $547,536,541 90,802,069 $719,152,386 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 11 2.78% $257,759,384 41,507,142 $328,736,565 The Polar Express $151,347,822
2005 16 4.69% $413,465,777 64,503,235 $510,865,621 Chicken Little $131,944,653
2006 16 6.13% $562,527,397 85,882,037 $680,185,733 Cars $244,082,982
2007 14 4.25% $414,977,184 60,316,443 $477,706,229 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 64,618,683 $511,779,969 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 20 7.88% $802,386,264 101,183,633 $801,374,373 Cars 2 $191,450,875
2012 14 2.36% $260,601,442 32,738,867 $259,291,827 Beauty and the Beast $81,619,237
2013 10 2.61% $285,503,229 35,117,242 $278,128,557 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 0.10% $4,212,894 499,745 $3,957,980 The Peanuts Movie $1,415,353