Box Office History for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 24% market share 1996: 28% market share 1997: 22% market share 1998: 13% market share 1999: 22% market share 2000: 14% market share 2001: 27% market share 2002: 26% market share 2003: 18% market share 2004: 28% market share 2005: 18% market share 2006: 17% market share 2007: 24% market share 2008: 20% market share 2009: 24% market share 2010: 25% market share 2011: 21% market share 2012: 30% market share 2013: 19% market share 2014: 16% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014 

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 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $507,646,933
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $474,656,274
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $448,990,381
5 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $441,739,040
6 Twister May 10, 1996 Action PG-13 $241,888,385 $431,430,171
7 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22, 2013 Adventure PG-13 $424,668,047 $424,668,032
8 The Hunger Games Mar 23, 2012 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $408,010,692 $418,262,212
9 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,086,679 $393,768,629
10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $392,061,978
11 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy PG $260,044,825 $380,173,811
12 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure PG $267,655,011 $373,105,018
13 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure PG $322,719,944 $368,137,719
14 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $357,325,934
15 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $356,611,305
16 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $354,988,111
17 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $345,627,302
18 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $334,871,712
19 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $296,623,634 $322,260,293
20 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $317,661,073
21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $317,009,541
22 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $311,740,405
23 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jun 30, 2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 $310,816,105
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
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 69 23.72% $1,255,339,563 288,583,808 $2,285,583,759 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $99,941,764
1996 76 28.08% $1,569,867,116 355,173,558 $2,812,974,579 Twister $241,688,385
1997 58 22.44% $1,460,529,287 318,198,104 $2,520,128,984 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,074,524
1998 77 13.49% $914,563,381 195,002,853 $1,544,422,596 The Horse Whisperer $75,370,763
1999 73 22.47% $1,640,410,548 322,915,459 $2,557,490,435 Tarzan $170,904,824
2000 61 13.68% $1,023,441,545 189,877,838 $1,503,832,477 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 68 27.01% $2,195,069,313 387,821,431 $3,071,545,734 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $291,594,218
2002 77 26.24% $2,410,866,800 414,951,260 $3,286,413,979 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $245,996,000
2003 63 18.07% $1,689,219,618 280,135,923 $2,218,676,510 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $290,410,961
2004 83 27.65% $2,518,581,358 405,568,652 $3,212,103,724 Shrek 2 $436,471,036
2005 92 18.03% $1,610,011,178 251,171,788 $1,989,280,561 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $277,083,157
2006 94 17.31% $1,601,384,930 244,486,253 $1,936,331,124 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 95 24.40% $2,349,468,071 341,492,446 $2,704,620,172 Shrek the Third $321,012,359
2008 106 20.47% $2,035,906,582 283,552,449 $2,245,735,396 Twilight $176,922,850
2009 76 23.71% $2,524,558,358 336,607,784 $2,665,933,649 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 70 24.77% $2,611,830,297 331,030,421 $2,621,760,934 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 80 21.12% $2,151,018,203 271,250,680 $2,148,305,386 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 86 29.95% $3,242,414,967 407,338,521 $3,226,121,086 The Hunger Games $408,010,692
2013 78 19.32% $2,105,403,541 258,017,329 $2,043,497,246 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $400,088,390
2014 82 15.83% $1,525,657,042 186,969,959 $1,480,802,075 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $280,389,796