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Box Office History for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 1% market share 1996: 1% market share 1997: 5% market share 1998: 1% market share 1999: 1% market share 2000: 2% market share 2001: 1% market share 2002: 9% market share 2003: 6% market share 2004: 7% market share 2005: 6% market share 2006: 8% market share 2007: 9% market share 2008: 12% market share 2009: 4% market share 2010: 5% market share 2011: 9% market share 2012: 14% market share 2013: 13% market share 2014: 14% market share 2015: 11% 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 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $623,279,547 $655,383,136
2 The Dark Knight Jul 18, 2008 Action PG-13 $533,345,358 $621,624,466
3 Spider-Man May 3, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $403,706,375 $581,587,324
4 Spider-Man 2 Jun 30, 2004 Adventure PG-13 $373,524,485 $503,446,042
5 The Dark Knight Rises Jul 20, 2012 Action PG-13 $448,139,099 $471,221,634
6 The Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Action PG-13 $456,774,045 $456,774,045
7 Men in Black Jul 1, 1997 Adventure PG-13 $250,147,615 $456,149,959
8 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $421,065,840
9 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $336,530,303 $409,412,591
10 Iron Man May 2, 2008 Action PG-13 $318,604,126 $371,388,836
11 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1, 2014 Adventure PG-13 $333,172,112 $341,328,826
12 Iron Man 2 May 7, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $312,128,345 $331,117,141
13 Man of Steel Jun 14, 2013 Action PG-13 $291,045,518 $299,637,262
14 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Action PG-13 $234,362,462 $299,483,028
15 X2 May 2, 2003 Action PG-13 $214,949,694 $298,361,741
16 The Amazing Spider-Man Jul 3, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $262,030,663 $275,527,217
17 Men in Black 2 Jul 3, 2002 Action PG-13 $190,418,803 $274,321,067
18 Batman Begins Jun 15, 2005 Action PG-13 $205,343,774 $268,132,197
19 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Apr 4, 2014 Action PG-13 $259,746,958 $266,105,510
20 300 Mar 9, 2007 Action R $210,592,590 $256,200,578
21 Superman Returns Jun 28, 2006 Adventure PG-13 $200,120,000 $255,725,865
22 X-Men Jul 14, 2000 Action PG-13 $157,299,717 $244,266,908
23 X-Men: Days of Future Past May 23, 2014 Action PG-13 $233,921,534 $239,647,881
24 Monsters vs. Aliens Mar 27, 2009 Adventure PG $198,351,526 $221,360,302
25 Thor: The Dark World Nov 8, 2013 Adventure PG-13 $206,360,018 $212,437,145
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 3 0.75% $39,559,009 9,094,026 $72,024,686 Judge Dredd $34,687,912
1996 5 0.71% $39,494,255 8,935,352 $70,767,988 The Crow: City of Angels $17,883,659
1997 3 4.71% $306,760,916 66,832,443 $529,312,949 Men in Black $250,107,128
1998 2 1.03% $70,041,552 14,934,233 $118,279,125 Blade $70,001,065
1999 3 0.62% $45,374,182 8,931,926 $70,740,854 Mystery Men $29,762,011
2000 1 2.10% $157,299,717 29,183,621 $231,134,278 X-Men $157,299,717
2001 4 0.53% $43,038,239 7,603,929 $60,223,118 From Hell $31,507,144
2002 8 8.54% $784,659,737 135,053,312 $1,069,622,231 Spider-Man $403,706,375
2003 6 5.83% $545,129,139 90,402,843 $715,990,517 X2 $214,948,780
2004 7 6.92% $630,770,589 101,573,363 $804,461,035 Spider-Man 2 $373,524,485
2005 8 6.30% $562,307,037 87,723,407 $694,769,383 Batman Begins $205,343,774
2006 10 7.82% $723,874,294 110,515,160 $875,280,067 X-Men: The Last Stand $234,362,462
2007 7 9.23% $888,710,786 129,173,080 $1,023,050,794 Spider-Man 3 $336,530,303
2008 11 12.32% $1,225,800,860 170,724,353 $1,352,136,876 The Dark Knight $531,001,578
2009 7 3.55% $378,553,324 50,473,776 $399,752,306 Monsters vs. Aliens $198,351,526
2010 10 5.25% $549,849,819 69,689,454 $551,940,476 Iron Man 2 $312,128,345
2011 13 9.29% $942,326,399 118,830,560 $941,138,035 Thor $181,030,624
2012 9 14.05% $1,556,261,900 195,510,286 $1,548,441,465 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 15 12.85% $1,400,333,527 172,242,738 $1,364,162,485 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 14 14.17% $1,468,129,860 179,697,650 $1,423,205,388 Guardians of the Galaxy $333,055,258
2015 6 10.87% $705,165,425 84,249,153 $667,253,292 The Avengers: Age of Ultron $456,774,045