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Box Office History for PG 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 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure Science Fiction $474,544,677 $761,329,663
2 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $441,226,247 $598,959,298
3 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $486,293,570 $486,293,570
4 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure Fantasy $317,575,550 $472,336,516
5 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure Science Fiction $310,676,740 $450,775,367
6 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure Kids Fiction $400,738,009 $414,997,174
7 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy Kids Fiction $260,044,825 $406,213,839
8 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure Kids Fiction $267,655,011 $398,645,183
9 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure Kids Fiction $322,719,944 $395,425,740
10 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy Kids Fiction $368,065,385 $381,646,568
11 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure Fantasy $291,710,957 $381,557,539
12 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure Fantasy $261,987,880 $379,606,879
13 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $368,031,000 $368,031,000
14 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure Fantasy $364,001,123 $364,001,123
15 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure Fantasy $334,191,110 $357,063,499
16 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure Kids Fiction $356,461,711 $356,461,711
17 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $261,441,092 $354,488,708
18 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy Contemporary Fiction $241,438,208 $349,597,209
19 Zootopia Mar 4, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $341,268,248 $341,268,248
20 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $301,959,197 $339,402,135
21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure Fantasy $249,538,952 $338,746,113
22 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Comedy Kids Fiction $336,045,770 $336,045,770
23 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama Dramatization $172,070,496 $333,460,747
24 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $293,004,164 $329,336,681
25 Night at the Museum Dec 22, 2006 Comedy Kids Fiction $250,863,268 $314,530,373
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 $1,902,681,407 Apollo 13 $172,070,496
1996 54 19.12% $1,107,227,264 250,503,880 $2,111,747,708 The First Wives Club $104,670,012
1997 54 19.47% $1,238,059,354 269,729,682 $2,273,821,219 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $138,133,173
1998 47 13.21% $894,238,933 190,669,258 $1,607,341,845 The Truman Show $125,618,201
1999 34 15.72% $1,153,844,857 227,134,795 $1,914,746,322 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 34 14.44% $1,088,420,225 201,933,235 $1,702,297,171 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 31 13.90% $1,152,521,674 203,625,724 $1,716,564,853 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $300,404,434
2002 55 21.78% $1,996,114,702 343,565,327 $2,896,255,707 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 56 15.80% $1,452,668,152 240,906,797 $2,030,844,299 Elf $170,837,644
2004 67 25.18% $2,337,944,132 376,480,505 $3,173,730,657 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 70 20.61% $1,817,825,177 283,592,036 $2,390,680,863 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 $2,746,176,282 Ice Age: The Meltdown $195,330,621
2007 84 23.59% $2,304,382,374 334,939,259 $2,823,537,953 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
2008 58 15.24% $1,490,983,985 207,657,918 $1,750,556,249 Kung Fu Panda $215,434,591
2009 66 25.54% $2,718,012,349 362,401,636 $3,055,045,791 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 68 27.21% $2,858,596,597 362,306,267 $3,054,241,831 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 71 16.86% $1,717,281,583 216,555,029 $1,825,558,894 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063
2012 62 19.51% $2,149,836,928 270,079,988 $2,276,774,299 Brave $237,277,071
2013 50 18.07% $1,969,237,999 242,218,674 $2,041,903,422 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 64 21.53% $2,229,377,601 272,873,602 $2,300,324,465 The Lego Movie $257,784,718
2015 60 20.58% $2,325,897,096 275,907,099 $2,325,896,845 Inside Out $356,461,711
2016 58 27.42% $2,765,677,553 328,075,599 $2,765,677,300 Finding Dory $486,293,570