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Box Office History for PG Movies

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
GenreCreative
Type
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure Science Fiction $474,544,677 $781,198,290
2 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $441,226,247 $614,590,501
3 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $486,295,561 $498,986,547
4 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure Fantasy $317,575,550 $484,663,211
5 Beauty and the Beast Mar 17, 2017 Musical Fantasy $472,375,809 $472,375,809
6 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure Science Fiction $310,676,740 $462,539,374
7 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure Kids Fiction $400,738,009 $425,827,468
8 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy Kids Fiction $260,044,825 $416,814,912
9 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure Kids Fiction $267,655,011 $409,048,734
10 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure Kids Fiction $322,719,944 $405,745,273
11 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy Kids Fiction $368,065,385 $391,606,502
12 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure Fantasy $291,710,957 $391,515,150
13 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure Fantasy $261,987,880 $389,513,583
14 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $368,384,330 $377,998,149
15 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure Fantasy $364,001,123 $373,500,556
16 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure Fantasy $334,191,110 $366,381,883
17 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure Kids Fiction $356,461,711 $365,764,385
18 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $261,441,092 $363,739,896
19 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy Contemporary Fiction $241,438,208 $358,720,742
20 Zootopia Mar 4, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $341,268,248 $350,174,412
21 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $301,959,197 $348,259,605
22 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure Fantasy $249,538,952 $347,586,462
23 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Adventure Kids Fiction $336,045,770 $344,815,642
24 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama Dramatization $172,070,496 $342,163,163
25 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $293,004,164 $337,931,470
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 47 18.47% $981,810,790 225,703,607 $1,952,336,201 Apollo 13 $172,070,496
1996 54 19.12% $1,107,227,264 250,503,880 $2,166,858,562 The First Wives Club $104,670,012
1997 54 19.47% $1,238,059,354 269,729,682 $2,333,161,749 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $138,133,173
1998 47 13.21% $894,238,933 190,669,258 $1,649,289,082 The Truman Show $125,618,201
1999 34 15.72% $1,153,844,857 227,134,795 $1,964,715,977 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 34 14.45% $1,088,420,225 201,933,235 $1,746,722,483 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 31 13.89% $1,152,521,674 203,625,724 $1,761,362,513 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $300,404,434
2002 55 21.79% $1,996,114,702 343,565,327 $2,971,840,079 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 56 15.80% $1,452,668,152 240,906,797 $2,083,843,794 Elf $170,837,644
2004 67 25.18% $2,337,944,132 376,480,505 $3,256,556,368 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 70 20.61% $1,817,825,177 283,592,036 $2,453,071,111 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $217,677,877
2006 66 23.22% $2,133,743,379 325,762,311 $2,817,843,990 Ice Age: The Meltdown $195,330,621
2007 84 23.59% $2,304,382,374 334,939,259 $2,897,224,590 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
2008 58 15.24% $1,490,983,985 207,657,918 $1,796,240,991 Kung Fu Panda $215,434,591
2009 67 25.54% $2,718,013,151 362,401,742 $3,134,775,068 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 68 27.21% $2,858,595,795 362,306,165 $3,133,948,327 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 71 16.86% $1,717,281,583 216,555,029 $1,873,201,001 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063
2012 62 19.47% $2,149,836,928 270,079,988 $2,336,191,896 Brave $237,277,071
2013 50 18.07% $1,969,237,999 242,218,674 $2,095,191,530 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 64 21.53% $2,229,377,601 272,873,602 $2,360,356,657 The Lego Movie $257,784,718
2015 61 20.61% $2,325,912,066 275,908,874 $2,386,611,760 Inside Out $356,461,711
2016 61 27.16% $3,056,178,773 353,315,435 $3,056,178,513 Finding Dory $486,295,561
2017 24 34.72% $1,225,897,837 141,722,281 $1,225,897,731 Beauty and the Beast $472,375,809