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Box Office History for Animation/Live Action Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1996: 3% market share 1997: 5% market share 1998: 0% market share 1999: 6% market share 2000: 0% market share 2001: 9% market share 2002: 13% market share 2003: 9% market share 2004: 6% market share 2005: 16% market share 2006: 2% market share 2007: 12% market share 2008: 2% market share 2009: 15% market share 2010: 16% market share 2011: 16% market share 2012: 14% market share 2013: 11% market share 2014: 9% market share 2015: 3% market share 2016: 2% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $832,120,706
2 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $761,329,663
3 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $623,279,547 $660,081,224
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $524,448,846
5 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $500,106,226
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $492,516,107
7 Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $472,336,516
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $465,453,885
9 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Jun 24, 2009 Action PG-13 $402,111,870 $451,973,742
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $302,181,125 $438,448,684
11 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $424,084,233
12 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,074,524 $420,718,564
13 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $405,034,625
14 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $393,614,858
15 Transformers Jul 2, 2007 Action PG-13 $319,071,806 $390,955,707
16 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $381,557,539
17 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $380,987,308
18 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $379,606,879
19 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Jun 29, 2011 Action PG-13 $352,390,543 $374,609,364
20 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $357,790,688
21 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $357,063,499
22 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $339,402,135
23 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $338,746,113
24 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Dec 14, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $303,003,568 $320,027,095
25 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $295,001,070 $316,173,624
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1996 3 2.64% $151,728,292 34,327,666 $271,875,115 Space Jam $85,422,365
1997 3 4.54% $288,347,430 62,820,789 $497,540,649 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,074,524
1998 1 0.01% $448,397 95,607 $757,207 Starship Troopers $448,397
1999 1 5.87% $430,443,350 84,732,942 $671,084,901 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 3 0.35% $26,593,667 4,933,888 $39,076,393 Thomas and the Magic Railroad $15,911,332
2001 5 9.41% $780,232,611 137,850,283 $1,091,774,241 Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone $300,404,434
2002 7 12.84% $1,175,086,049 202,252,327 $1,601,838,430 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $302,181,125
2003 6 8.83% $812,184,140 134,690,567 $1,066,749,291 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $290,425,213
2004 5 6.40% $594,064,187 95,662,508 $757,647,063 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,538,952
2005 9 16.22% $1,429,454,208 223,003,771 $1,766,189,866 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,270,577
2006 5 2.43% $223,335,380 34,097,002 $270,048,256 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $74,033,080
2007 8 12.01% $1,172,625,614 170,439,767 $1,349,882,955 Transformers $319,071,806
2008 4 2.18% $213,408,636 29,722,650 $235,403,388 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $141,621,490
2009 7 15.01% $1,597,387,403 212,984,987 $1,686,841,097 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $402,111,870
2010 14 15.66% $1,645,573,135 208,564,400 $1,651,830,048 Avatar $408,392,727
2011 20 15.64% $1,593,638,105 200,963,190 $1,591,628,465 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 11 13.83% $1,523,950,051 191,451,007 $1,516,291,975 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 10 11.42% $1,247,539,587 153,448,899 $1,215,315,280 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 11 8.84% $916,579,686 112,188,450 $888,532,524 Transformers: Age of Extinction $245,439,076
2015 4 3.04% $343,995,277 40,806,080 $323,184,154 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water $162,994,032
2016 2 1.80% $15,815,306 1,876,073 $14,858,498 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip $15,707,981