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Box Office History for Digital Animation Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 3% market share 1996: 1% market share 1998: 3% market share 1999: 3% market share 2000: 3% market share 2001: 7% market share 2002: 3% market share 2003: 4% market share 2004: 9% market share 2005: 7% market share 2006: 14% market share 2007: 12% market share 2008: 11% market share 2009: 10% market share 2010: 14% market share 2011: 11% market share 2012: 12% market share 2013: 15% market share 2014: 20% 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 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure PG $441,226,247 $554,550,157
2 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $501,552,278
3 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $429,206,567
4 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $402,422,297
5 Frozen Nov 22, 2013 Adventure PG $399,571,604 $399,571,601
6 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $378,490,504
7 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure PG $267,655,011 $373,105,018
8 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure PG $322,719,944 $368,137,719
9 Despicable Me 2 Jul 2, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $368,065,376
10 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,780,865 $346,422,411
11 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $331,776,930
12 Up May 29, 2009 Adventure PG $293,004,164 $308,240,382
13 Cars Jun 9, 2006 Comedy G $244,082,982 $293,981,124
14 A Bug's Life Nov 20, 1998 Adventure G $162,798,565 $270,460,458
15 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Adventure G $268,488,329 $268,488,325
16 Despicable Me Jul 9, 2010 Comedy PG $251,513,985 $260,119,625
17 The Polar Express Nov 10, 2004 Adventure G $194,949,659 $255,825,466
18 The Lego Movie Feb 7, 2014 Adventure PG $251,779,672 $251,779,664
19 Shrek Forever After May 21, 2010 Adventure PG $238,736,787 $246,554,025
20 WALL-E Jun 27, 2008 Adventure G $223,808,164 $245,939,553
21 Brave Jun 22, 2012 Adventure PG $237,282,182 $243,242,901
22 Ice Age Mar 15, 2002 Adventure PG $176,387,405 $239,534,703
23 Madagascar May 27, 2005 Adventure PG $193,595,521 $237,766,657
24 Happy Feet Nov 17, 2006 Adventure PG $198,000,317 $237,370,508
25 Ratatouille Jun 29, 2007 Comedy G $206,445,654 $236,752,358
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 1 2.83% $150,004,917 34,483,889 $273,112,401 Toy Story $150,004,917
1996 1 0.74% $41,648,011 9,422,627 $74,627,206 Toy Story $41,648,011
1998 2 3.33% $225,634,361 48,109,672 $381,028,602 A Bug's Life $136,420,000
1999 3 3.24% $236,573,643 46,569,615 $368,831,351 Toy Story 2 $208,768,773
2000 4 2.68% $200,827,416 37,259,260 $295,093,339 Dinosaur $137,748,063
2001 5 7.25% $589,078,643 104,077,499 $824,293,792 Shrek $267,652,016
2002 5 2.72% $250,018,413 43,032,430 $340,816,846 Ice Age $176,387,405
2003 3 3.64% $340,198,342 56,417,635 $446,827,669 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 5 9.36% $852,273,419 137,242,096 $1,086,957,400 Shrek 2 $436,471,036
2005 9 6.57% $587,000,543 91,575,748 $725,279,924 Madagascar $193,166,575
2006 18 14.01% $1,296,277,632 197,904,983 $1,567,407,465 Cars $244,052,771
2007 17 12.25% $1,179,145,791 171,387,469 $1,357,388,754 Shrek the Third $321,012,359
2008 18 10.50% $1,044,712,472 145,503,131 $1,152,384,798 WALL-E $223,806,889
2009 17 10.23% $1,089,830,286 145,310,704 $1,150,860,776 Up $293,004,164
2010 15 14.44% $1,522,468,468 192,961,777 $1,528,257,274 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 17 10.79% $1,099,067,361 138,596,129 $1,097,681,342 Cars 2 $191,450,875
2012 15 12.38% $1,339,739,916 168,309,027 $1,333,007,494 Brave $237,236,938
2013 19 15.08% $1,643,428,536 201,400,548 $1,595,092,340 Despicable Me 2 $367,860,095
2014 9 19.90% $553,210,890 67,795,449 $536,939,956 The Lego Movie $251,779,672