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Box Office History for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2017 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2017, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Action PG-13 $623,279,547 $677,307,543
2 The Dark Knight Jul 18, 2008 Action PG-13 $533,345,358 $642,419,549
3 Spider-Man May 3, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $403,706,375 $601,043,053
4 Spider-Man 2 Jun 30, 2004 Adventure PG-13 $373,524,485 $520,287,726
5 The Dark Knight Rises Jul 20, 2012 Action PG-13 $448,139,099 $486,985,321
6 Men in Black Jul 1, 1997 Adventure PG-13 $250,690,539 $472,432,604
7 Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Action PG-13 $459,005,868 $470,984,663
8 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $435,151,675
9 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $336,530,303 $423,108,591
10 Wonder Woman Jun 2, 2017 Action PG-13 $411,990,490 $411,990,490
11 Captain America: Civil War May 6, 2016 Action PG-13 $408,084,349 $408,084,349
12 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 5, 2017 Action PG-13 $389,813,101 $389,813,101
13 Iron Man May 2, 2008 Action PG-13 $318,604,126 $383,812,844
14 Deadpool Feb 12, 2016 Action R $363,070,709 $363,070,709
15 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1, 2014 Adventure PG-13 $333,172,112 $352,742,658
16 Iron Man 2 May 7, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $312,433,331 $342,528,305
17 Spider-Man: Homecoming Jul 7, 2017 Action PG-13 $331,857,374 $331,857,374
18 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25, 2016 Action PG-13 $330,360,194 $330,360,194
19 Suicide Squad Aug 5, 2016 Action PG-13 $325,100,054 $325,100,054
20 Man of Steel Jun 14, 2013 Action PG-13 $291,045,518 $309,660,969
21 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Action PG-13 $234,362,462 $309,501,567
22 X2 May 2, 2003 Action PG-13 $214,949,694 $308,344,085
23 The Amazing Spider-Man Jul 3, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $262,030,663 $284,744,376
24 Men in Black 2 Jul 3, 2002 Action PG-13 $190,418,803 $283,497,868
25 Batman Begins Jun 15, 2005 Action PG-13 $205,343,774 $277,101,972
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 3 0.75% $39,806,210 9,150,851 $79,154,861 Judge Dredd $34,687,912
1996 5 0.69% $39,668,561 8,974,785 $77,631,890 The Crow: City of Angels $17,897,671
1997 3 4.83% $307,316,473 66,953,478 $579,147,585 Men in Black $250,650,052
1998 2 1.04% $70,182,363 14,964,255 $129,440,806 Blade $70,141,876
1999 3 0.62% $45,416,761 8,940,305 $77,333,638 Mystery Men $29,762,011
2000 1 2.09% $157,299,717 29,183,620 $252,438,313 X-Men $157,299,717
2001 4 0.52% $43,088,737 7,612,850 $65,851,153 From Hell $31,519,795
2002 8 8.56% $784,658,068 135,053,020 $1,168,208,623 Spider-Man $403,706,375
2003 6 5.93% $545,149,844 90,406,273 $782,014,261 X2 $214,949,694
2004 7 6.80% $631,506,720 101,691,901 $879,634,944 Spider-Man 2 $373,524,485
2005 8 6.38% $562,783,367 87,797,713 $759,450,217 Batman Begins $205,343,774
2006 10 7.88% $724,283,895 110,577,689 $956,497,010 X-Men: The Last Stand $234,362,462
2007 7 9.10% $888,901,310 129,200,769 $1,117,586,652 Spider-Man 3 $336,530,303
2008 11 12.53% $1,225,650,592 170,703,422 $1,476,584,600 The Dark Knight $531,001,578
2009 7 3.56% $378,573,324 50,476,442 $436,621,223 Monsters vs. Aliens $198,351,526
2010 10 5.24% $550,221,846 69,736,609 $603,221,668 Iron Man 2 $312,433,331
2011 13 9.29% $946,379,711 119,341,701 $1,032,305,714 Thor $181,030,624
2012 9 14.06% $1,552,336,597 195,017,157 $1,686,898,408 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 16 12.88% $1,402,760,310 172,541,235 $1,492,481,683 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 15 14.18% $1,468,155,703 179,700,813 $1,554,412,032 Guardians of the Galaxy $333,055,258
2015 15 8.53% $963,313,814 114,272,092 $988,453,596 Avengers: Age of Ultron $459,005,868
2016 15 16.95% $1,907,027,954 220,465,653 $1,907,027,898 Captain America: Civil War $408,084,349
2017 13 19.39% $1,579,845,164 182,641,053 $1,579,845,108 Wonder Woman $411,990,490