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Box Office History for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Jurassic World Jun 12, 2015 Action PG-13 $652,198,010 $652,198,010
2 Shrek 2 May 19, 2004 Adventure PG $441,226,247 $598,959,298
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dec 17, 2003 Adventure PG-13 $377,845,905 $524,448,846
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Dec 18, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $342,548,984 $492,516,107
5 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Nov 16, 2001 Adventure PG $317,575,550 $472,336,516
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Dec 19, 2001 Adventure PG-13 $315,544,750 $465,453,885
7 Twister May 10, 1996 Action PG-13 $241,688,385 $460,957,711
8 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Nov 22, 2013 Adventure PG-13 $424,668,047 $440,249,458
9 The Hunger Games Mar 23, 2012 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $408,010,692 $432,101,770
10 The Lost World: Jurassic Park May 22, 1997 Action PG-13 $229,086,679 $420,740,887
11 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Nov 17, 2000 Comedy PG $260,044,825 $406,213,839
12 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II Jul 15, 2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 $405,034,625
13 Shrek May 18, 2001 Adventure PG $267,655,011 $398,645,183
14 Shrek the Third May 17, 2007 Adventure PG $322,719,944 $395,425,740
15 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Dec 9, 2005 Adventure PG $291,710,957 $381,557,539
16 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Nov 18, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $290,013,036 $380,987,308
17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Nov 15, 2002 Adventure PG $261,987,880 $379,606,879
18 The Jungle Book Apr 15, 2016 Adventure PG $361,910,909 $361,910,909
19 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $357,790,688
20 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $357,063,499
21 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21, 2014 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $337,135,885 $347,438,328
22 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $339,402,135
23 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $338,746,113
24 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $296,623,634 $332,923,326
25 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $322,163,965
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 73 23.83% $1,266,693,806 291,193,944 $2,306,256,036 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $100,012,499
1996 78 28.28% $1,637,575,745 370,492,213 $2,934,298,327 Twister $241,688,385
1997 60 22.65% $1,439,860,666 313,695,102 $2,484,465,208 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,086,679
1998 81 13.69% $926,384,842 197,523,382 $1,564,385,185 The Horse Whisperer $75,383,563
1999 75 22.38% $1,642,174,547 323,262,670 $2,560,240,346 Tarzan $170,904,824
2000 64 15.93% $1,226,736,201 227,594,814 $1,802,550,927 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 69 27.03% $2,241,977,576 396,109,080 $3,137,183,914 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $300,404,434
2002 78 26.33% $2,412,964,997 415,312,350 $3,289,273,812 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $262,300,833
2003 67 17.90% $1,645,696,238 272,918,083 $2,161,511,217 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $290,425,213
2004 83 28.78% $2,672,025,827 430,277,876 $3,407,800,778 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
2005 96 17.72% $1,563,526,046 243,919,775 $1,931,844,618 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $275,132,632
2006 92 16.08% $1,477,454,624 225,565,541 $1,786,479,085 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 93 24.53% $2,395,979,844 348,252,842 $2,758,162,509 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
2008 107 20.54% $2,009,254,712 279,840,451 $2,216,336,372 Twilight $176,922,850
2009 81 23.70% $2,521,850,575 336,246,721 $2,663,074,030 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
2010 76 24.66% $2,590,554,431 328,333,867 $2,600,404,227 Alice in Wonderland $334,191,110
2011 88 21.31% $2,170,907,661 273,758,820 $2,168,169,854 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 87 29.69% $3,271,780,087 411,027,607 $3,255,338,647 The Hunger Games $408,010,692
2013 70 19.13% $2,087,348,797 256,746,437 $2,033,431,781 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $407,139,699
2014 73 16.80% $1,739,818,683 212,952,066 $1,686,580,363 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $323,734,502
2015 81 21.12% $2,386,901,090 283,143,622 $2,242,497,486 Jurassic World $652,198,010
2016 57 17.08% $1,117,890,915 132,608,622 $1,050,260,286 The Jungle Book $361,910,909