Box Office History for R-Rated Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 39% market share 1996: 41% market share 1997: 40% market share 1998: 35% market share 1999: 41% market share 2000: 34% market share 2001: 28% market share 2002: 24% market share 2003: 29% market share 2004: 23% market share 2005: 19% market share 2006: 21% market share 2007: 26% market share 2008: 20% market share 2009: 26% market share 2010: 22% market share 2011: 22% market share 2012: 26% market share 2013: 27% market share 2014: 27% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreCreative
Type
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 The Passion of the Christ Feb 25, 2004 Drama Dramatization $370,782,930 $471,059,905
2 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action Science Fiction $281,553,689 $368,401,095
3 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama Historical Fiction $216,335,085 $360,253,203
4 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 Action Contemporary Fiction $172,956,409 $296,709,675
5 There's Something About Mary Jul 15, 1998 Romantic Comedy Contemporary Fiction $176,484,651 $296,670,249
6 The Hangover Jun 5, 2009 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $277,322,503 $291,743,275
7 Gladiator May 5, 2000 Action Historical Fiction $187,683,805 $274,642,647
8 Jerry Maguire Dec 13, 1996 Romantic Comedy Contemporary Fiction $153,952,592 $268,057,195
9 The Matrix Mar 31, 1999 Action Science Fiction $171,479,930 $266,183,833
10 The Hangover Part II May 26, 2011 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $254,464,305 $261,844,730
11 The Wedding Crashers Jul 15, 2005 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $209,218,368 $257,524,637
12 Ransom Nov 8, 1996 Action Contemporary Fiction $136,492,681 $242,789,810
13 300 Mar 9, 2007 Action Historical Fiction $210,614,939 $241,508,071
14 The Rock Jun 7, 1996 Action Contemporary Fiction $134,069,511 $239,120,439
15 Good Will Hunting Dec 5, 1997 Drama Contemporary Fiction $138,433,435 $233,004,048
16 Hannibal Feb 9, 2001 Horror Contemporary Fiction $165,092,266 $230,137,059
17 Scary Movie Jul 7, 2000 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $157,019,771 $229,815,770
18 Ted Jun 29, 2012 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $218,665,740 $224,159,851
19 The Birdcage Mar 8, 1996 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $124,060,553 $221,241,028
20 The Blair Witch Project Jul 14, 1999 Horror Contemporary Fiction $140,539,099 $218,264,289
21 Lethal Weapon 4 Jul 10, 1998 Action Contemporary Fiction $130,444,603 $218,253,219
22 The Green Mile Dec 10, 1999 Drama Fantasy $136,801,374 $207,102,677
23 American Pie 2 Aug 10, 2001 Comedy Contemporary Fiction $145,096,820 $202,263,945
24 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Jul 1, 2003 Action Science Fiction $150,358,296 $196,726,869
25 American Beauty Sep 15, 1999 Drama Contemporary Fiction $130,058,047 $196,725,678
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 168 39.21% $2,074,654,244 476,932,008 $3,777,301,503 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $99,941,764
1996 186 40.62% $2,271,243,069 513,855,894 $4,069,738,680 The Rock $133,955,936
1997 184 39.81% $2,591,175,187 564,526,187 $4,471,047,401 Air Force One $172,144,501
1998 203 35.10% $2,378,985,120 507,246,288 $4,017,390,601 Saving Private Ryan $190,373,184
1999 221 40.95% $2,988,919,539 588,369,985 $4,659,890,281 The Matrix $171,383,253
2000 223 34.32% $2,566,814,961 476,217,985 $3,771,646,441 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 211 27.90% $2,267,997,252 400,706,226 $3,173,593,310 Hannibal $165,091,986
2002 229 23.80% $2,186,183,413 376,279,412 $2,980,132,943 8 Mile $114,707,095
2003 214 28.74% $2,687,317,581 445,657,975 $3,529,611,162 The Matrix Reloaded $281,553,689
2004 191 23.03% $2,097,974,172 337,838,024 $2,675,677,150 The Passion of the Christ $370,270,943
2005 194 19.29% $1,722,829,950 268,772,225 $2,128,676,022 The Wedding Crashers $209,218,368
2006 224 21.31% $1,971,666,917 301,017,846 $2,384,061,340 Borat $125,789,589
2007 243 26.39% $2,541,465,968 369,399,123 $2,925,641,054 300 $210,592,590
2008 236 19.93% $1,981,965,008 276,039,697 $2,186,234,400 Sex and the City $152,647,258
2009 186 25.68% $2,735,084,078 364,677,882 $2,888,248,825 The Hangover $277,322,503
2010 197 22.28% $2,349,069,296 297,727,312 $2,358,000,311 Shutter Island $128,012,934
2011 213 21.61% $2,201,007,387 277,554,426 $2,198,231,054 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 219 25.84% $2,797,699,134 351,469,628 $2,783,639,454 Ted $218,665,740
2013 226 27.39% $2,985,261,190 365,840,726 $2,897,458,550 The Heat $159,581,587
2014 223 26.65% $2,568,667,389 315,286,298 $2,497,067,480 22 Jump Street $191,719,337