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Box Office History for Based on Musical or Opera

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 Chicago Dec 27, 2002 Musical PG-13 $170,687,518 $245,352,233
2 Mamma Mia! Jul 18, 2008 Musical PG-13 $144,130,063 $173,638,586
3 Dreamgirls Dec 15, 2006 Musical PG-13 $103,365,956 $132,306,421
4 Evita Dec 25, 1996 Musical PG $50,047,179 $94,480,602
5 The Phantom of the Opera Dec 22, 2004 Musical PG-13 $51,225,796 $69,829,971
6 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Musical R $52,898,073 $65,336,175
7 Rock of Ages Jun 15, 2012 Musical PG-13 $38,518,613 $41,857,532
8 Rent Nov 23, 2005 Musical PG-13 $29,077,547 $39,237,871
9 Les Miserables May 1, 1998 Drama PG-13 $13,887,945 $25,614,224
10 Nine Dec 18, 2009 Musical PG-13 $19,676,965 $22,355,968
11 Hedwig and the Angry Inch Jul 20, 2001 Musical R $3,067,312 $4,687,669
12 The Met: Live in HD - Madama Butterfly Apr 2, 2016 Concert/Performance Not Rated $1,700,900 $1,745,285
13 Saturday's Warrior Apr 1, 2016 Musical PG $744,046 $763,458
14 U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha Mar 28, 2007 Musical Not Rated $494,152 $621,278
15 Aida at La Scala Dec 7, 2007 Concert/Performance Not Rated $222,927 $274,759
16 La Traviata at La Scala Feb 15, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $195,494 $235,514
17 The Last Five Years Feb 13, 2015 Musical PG-13 $147,299 $151,141
18 Bran Nue Dae Sep 10, 2010 Musical PG-13 $113,568 $124,499
19 Maria Stuarda at La Scala Mar 14, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $83,214 $100,245
20 La Forza del Destino Apr 3, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $52,577 $63,335
21 Tristan und Isolde at La Scala Jan 18, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $50,172 $60,438
22 La Rondine Mar 8, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $49,088 $59,131
23 Don Carlo Dec 5, 2008 Concert/Performance Not Rated $27,834 $33,527
24 Naked Boys Singing Oct 12, 2007 Musical Not Rated $25,526 $32,092
25 Jesus Christ Superstar Live Oct 29, 2012 Concert/Performance $0 $0
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1996 1 0.04% $2,278,112 515,409 $4,458,288 Evita $2,278,112
1997 1 0.75% $47,769,067 10,407,204 $90,022,315 Evita $47,769,067
1998 2 0.62% $42,238,421 9,006,059 $77,902,410 Grease $28,350,476
2001 1 0.04% $3,067,312 541,927 $4,687,669 Hedwig and the Angry Inch $3,067,312
2002 1 0.10% $9,241,533 1,590,625 $13,758,906 Chicago $9,241,533
2003 1 1.76% $161,445,985 26,773,795 $231,593,327 Chicago $161,445,985
2004 1 0.17% $16,178,431 2,605,222 $22,535,170 The Phantom of the Opera $16,178,431
2005 2 0.73% $64,092,554 9,998,837 $86,489,940 The Phantom of the Opera $35,047,365
2006 2 0.40% $37,096,753 5,663,626 $48,990,365 Dreamgirls $37,064,395
2007 5 1.00% $97,549,205 14,178,661 $122,645,418 Dreamgirls $66,301,561
2008 9 1.71% $166,981,476 23,256,468 $201,168,448 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063
2009 1 0.13% $13,745,976 1,832,796 $15,853,685 Nine $13,745,976
2010 3 0.06% $6,410,359 812,465 $7,027,822 Nine $5,930,989
2012 1 0.35% $38,518,613 4,839,021 $41,857,532 Rock of Ages $38,518,613
2015 2 1.24% $140,367,071 16,650,897 $144,030,259 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $140,219,772
2016 3 0.02% $2,713,946 313,749 $2,713,929 The Met: Live in HD - Madama Butterfly $1,700,900