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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 $803,776,275
2 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $441,226,247 $632,353,233
3 Beauty and the Beast Mar 17, 2017 Musical Fantasy $504,014,165 $504,014,165
4 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $486,295,561 $500,350,346
5 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure Fantasy $317,575,550 $498,670,818
6 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure Science Fiction $310,676,740 $475,907,564
7 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure Kids Fiction $400,738,009 $438,134,620
8 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Adventure Kids Fiction $260,044,825 $428,861,586
9 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure Kids Fiction $267,655,011 $420,870,952
10 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure Kids Fiction $322,719,944 $417,472,015
11 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Adventure Kids Fiction $368,065,385 $402,924,609
12 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure Fantasy $291,710,957 $402,830,616
13 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure Fantasy $261,987,880 $400,771,201
14 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $368,384,330 $379,031,269
15 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure Fantasy $334,191,110 $376,970,954
16 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure Kids Fiction $356,461,711 $376,335,610
17 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure Fantasy $364,001,123 $374,521,381
18 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure Kids Fiction $261,441,092 $374,252,610
19 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy Contemporary Fiction $241,438,208 $369,088,393
20 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $301,959,197 $358,324,911
21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure Fantasy $249,538,952 $357,632,313
22 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Adventure Kids Fiction $336,045,770 $354,781,412
23 Apollo 13 Jun 30, 1995 Drama Dramatization $172,070,496 $352,052,272
24 Zootopia Mar 4, 2016 Adventure Kids Fiction $341,268,248 $351,131,486
25 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure Fantasy $293,004,164 $347,698,276
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 $2,008,762,102 Apollo 13 $172,070,496
1996 54 19.12% $1,107,227,264 250,503,880 $2,229,484,532 The First Wives Club $104,670,012
1997 54 19.47% $1,238,059,354 269,729,682 $2,400,594,170 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $138,133,173
1998 47 13.21% $894,238,933 190,669,258 $1,696,956,396 The Truman Show $125,618,201
1999 33 15.31% $1,124,082,846 221,276,132 $1,969,357,575 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 34 14.45% $1,088,420,225 201,933,235 $1,797,205,792 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 31 13.89% $1,152,521,674 203,625,724 $1,812,268,944 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $300,404,434
2002 55 21.79% $1,996,114,702 343,565,327 $3,057,731,410 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 55 14.81% $1,362,029,064 225,875,440 $2,010,291,416 Elf $170,837,644
2004 67 25.18% $2,337,944,132 376,480,505 $3,350,676,495 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 68 20.53% $1,811,076,074 282,539,135 $2,514,598,302 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $217,677,877
2006 66 23.22% $2,133,866,261 325,781,072 $2,899,451,541 Ice Age: The Meltdown $195,330,621
2007 82 23.46% $2,291,024,191 332,997,662 $2,963,679,192 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
2008 57 15.29% $1,491,076,502 207,670,804 $1,848,270,156 Kung Fu Panda $215,434,591
2009 67 25.54% $2,717,622,969 362,349,717 $3,224,912,481 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 69 27.26% $2,857,614,470 362,181,788 $3,223,417,913 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 71 16.86% $1,717,054,241 216,526,361 $1,927,084,613 Kung Fu Panda 2 $165,249,063
2012 62 19.47% $2,150,065,920 270,108,756 $2,403,967,928 Brave $237,277,071
2013 51 18.08% $1,969,240,067 242,218,928 $2,155,748,459 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 64 21.53% $2,229,427,664 272,879,730 $2,428,629,597 The Lego Movie $257,784,718
2015 61 20.60% $2,325,912,066 275,908,874 $2,455,588,979 Inside Out $356,461,711
2016 60 26.57% $2,979,871,747 344,493,815 $3,065,994,954 Finding Dory $486,295,561
2017 53 21.07% $1,957,062,947 219,894,691 $1,957,062,750 Beauty and the Beast $504,014,165

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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