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Box Office History for Animation/Live Action Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1996: 3% market share 1997: 4% 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: 7% 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: 8% market share 2015: 7% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2015, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,648 $806,456,239
2 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $737,837,390
3 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $623,279,552 $639,722,847
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,920 $508,269,050
5 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,592 $484,671,622
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,992 $475,237,960
7 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,552 $457,415,457
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $449,540,614
9 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Jun 24, 2009 Action PG-13 $402,111,872 $438,033,864
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $424,925,957
11 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $411,004,530
12 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,086,679 $407,742,674
13 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,232 $392,542,446
14 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,696 $381,474,898
15 Transformers Jul 2, 2007 Action PG-13 $319,246,193 $378,897,770
16 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $370,006,702
17 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $369,266,712
18 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $367,585,915
19 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Jun 29, 2011 Action PG-13 $352,390,543 $363,055,576
20 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $346,755,625
21 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $346,050,865
22 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,200 $328,934,216
23 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $328,259,562
24 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Dec 14, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $303,003,584 $310,156,746
25 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $295,983,305 $305,410,148
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1996 3 2.65% $148,232,261 33,536,711 $265,610,751 Space Jam $81,926,334
1997 3 4.48% $291,843,461 63,582,454 $503,573,036 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,074,524
1998 1 0.01% $448,397 95,607 $757,207 Starship Troopers $448,397
1999 1 5.90% $430,443,350 84,732,943 $671,084,909 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 3 0.36% $26,570,816 4,929,650 $39,042,828 Thomas and the Magic Railroad $15,911,332
2001 5 9.09% $739,093,432 130,581,878 $1,034,208,474 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $291,594,218
2002 7 12.81% $1,176,500,960 202,495,863 $1,603,767,235 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $302,181,125
2003 6 9.09% $849,659,152 140,905,332 $1,115,970,229 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $290,410,961
2004 5 6.52% $594,034,648 95,657,753 $757,609,404 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,509,413
2005 9 16.19% $1,445,473,397 225,502,871 $1,785,982,738 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,262,555
2006 6 2.43% $225,026,312 34,355,162 $272,092,883 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $66,006,499
2007 7 11.93% $1,148,947,743 166,998,218 $1,322,625,887 Transformers $319,071,806
2008 4 2.21% $219,316,550 30,545,481 $241,920,210 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $141,621,490
2009 7 15.00% $1,597,387,403 212,984,987 $1,686,841,097 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $402,111,870
2010 15 15.76% $1,650,771,249 209,223,219 $1,657,047,894 Avatar $408,392,727
2011 19 15.62% $1,584,434,614 199,802,590 $1,582,436,513 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 11 13.81% $1,529,218,121 192,112,825 $1,521,533,574 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 10 11.45% $1,247,539,587 153,448,899 $1,215,315,280 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 9 8.46% $877,613,844 107,419,070 $850,759,034 Transformers: Age of Extinction $245,439,076
2015 2 6.68% $106,444,892 13,028,749 $103,187,692 Paddington $70,346,655