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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 $436,471,036 $592,504,152
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 Sorcererís 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 $229,074,524 $420,718,564
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 $321,012,359 $393,333,456
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 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Jul 11, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $292,004,738 $357,790,688
19 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Adventure PG $334,191,110 $357,063,499
20 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Nov 21, 2014 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $337,135,885 $347,438,328
21 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Jul 15, 2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 $339,402,135
22 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jun 4, 2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 $338,746,113
23 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Nov 20, 2009 Drama PG-13 $296,623,634 $332,923,326
24 Skyfall Nov 8, 2012 Action PG-13 $304,360,277 $322,163,965
25 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jun 30, 2010 Drama PG-13 $300,531,751 $321,100,462
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 73 23.81% $1,263,331,420 290,420,984 $2,300,134,193 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $99,983,259
1996 78 28.01% $1,612,594,361 364,840,316 $2,889,535,303 Twister $241,688,385
1997 60 22.66% $1,438,513,991 313,401,709 $2,482,141,535 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $229,074,524
1998 81 13.68% $924,277,820 197,074,122 $1,560,827,046 The Horse Whisperer $75,370,763
1999 75 22.38% $1,641,581,466 323,145,920 $2,559,315,686 Tarzan $170,904,824
2000 64 15.93% $1,226,707,493 227,589,487 $1,802,508,737 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $253,367,455
2001 69 27.03% $2,241,963,313 396,106,560 $3,137,163,955 Harry Potter and the Sorcererís Stone $300,404,434
2002 78 26.36% $2,412,554,913 415,241,767 $3,288,714,795 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $262,300,833
2003 67 17.90% $1,645,548,380 272,893,562 $2,161,317,011 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $290,425,213
2004 83 28.75% $2,667,006,398 429,469,593 $3,401,399,177 Shrek 2 $436,471,036
2005 96 17.74% $1,563,237,786 243,874,804 $1,931,488,448 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $275,132,632
2006 92 16.07% $1,476,108,129 225,359,969 $1,784,850,954 The Da Vinci Code $217,536,138
2007 93 24.52% $2,393,798,121 347,935,732 $2,755,650,997 Shrek the Third $321,012,359
2008 107 20.54% $2,009,254,521 279,840,424 $2,216,336,158 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 87 21.04% $2,143,038,661 270,244,444 $2,140,335,996 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $381,011,219
2012 87 29.68% $3,271,754,395 411,024,379 $3,255,313,082 The Hunger Games $408,010,692
2013 70 19.10% $2,087,348,797 256,746,437 $2,033,431,781 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $407,139,699
2014 73 16.77% $1,739,809,471 212,950,939 $1,686,571,437 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 $323,734,502
2015 81 21.12% $2,386,907,541 283,144,387 $2,242,503,545 Jurassic World $652,198,010
2016 38 20.01% $676,867,353 80,292,669 $635,917,938 The Jungle Book $255,774,809