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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: 10% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $805,469,145
2 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $736,934,284
3 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $623,279,547 $638,939,832
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $507,646,933
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $474,656,274
6 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $468,061,089
7 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $448,990,381
8 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $441,739,040
9 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Jun 24, 2009 Action PG-13 $402,111,870 $423,021,687
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $410,363,011
11 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $408,992,264
12 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,086,679 $393,768,629
13 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $392,061,978
14 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $368,401,095
15 Transformers Jul 2, 2007 Action PG-13 $319,246,193 $365,912,289
16 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Jun 29, 2011 Action PG-13 $352,390,543 $362,611,200
17 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $357,325,934
18 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $356,611,305
19 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $354,988,111
20 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $345,627,302
21 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $334,871,712
22 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $317,661,073
23 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $317,009,541
24 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Dec 14, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $303,003,568 $309,191,735
25 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $295,983,305 $305,045,590
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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 15.75% $1,661,003,415 210,520,071 $1,667,318,962 Avatar $408,392,727
2011 19 15.56% $1,585,137,723 199,891,254 $1,583,138,732 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 11 13.86% $1,500,737,460 188,534,851 $1,493,196,020 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 10 11.43% $1,245,669,161 152,655,528 $1,209,031,782 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 8 9.77% $804,450,644 98,584,634 $780,790,301 Transformers: Age of Extinction $245,439,076