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Box Office History for Based on Play

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 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy PG $241,438,208 $358,720,742
2 You've Got Mail Dec 18, 1998 Drama PG $115,821,495 $208,264,138
3 Gnomeo and Juliet Feb 11, 2011 Comedy G $99,967,670 $109,044,175
4 Madea Goes To Jail Feb 20, 2009 Comedy PG-13 $90,508,336 $104,386,280
5 Romeo+Juliet Nov 1, 1996 Drama PG-13 $46,338,728 $90,573,873
6 Madea's Family Reunion Feb 24, 2006 Comedy PG-13 $63,257,940 $83,539,105
7 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween Oct 21, 2016 Comedy PG-13 $73,206,343 $75,116,825
8 Peter Pan: Return to Neverland Feb 15, 2002 Adventure G $48,430,258 $72,103,563
9 Finding Neverland Nov 12, 2004 Drama PG $51,676,606 $70,807,637
10 Why Did I Get Married? Oct 12, 2007 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $55,204,525 $69,406,847
11 Diary of a Mad Black Woman Feb 25, 2005 Drama PG-13 $50,406,346 $68,021,040
12 Why Did I Get Married Too? Apr 2, 2010 Drama PG-13 $60,095,852 $65,884,550
13 Ten Things I Hate About You Mar 31, 1999 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $38,177,966 $65,007,752
14 I Can Do Bad All By Myself Sep 11, 2009 Comedy PG-13 $51,733,921 $59,666,454
15 Fences Dec 16, 2016 Drama PG-13 $57,682,904 $59,188,265
16 Madea's Big Happy Family Apr 22, 2011 Drama PG-13 $53,345,287 $58,188,740
17 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas Dec 13, 2013 Comedy PG-13 $52,543,354 $55,891,984
18 Tyler Perry's Temptation Mar 29, 2013 Drama PG-13 $51,975,354 $55,299,727
19 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Apr 25, 1997 Comedy R $29,235,353 $55,094,938
20 About Last Night Feb 14, 2014 Romantic Comedy R $48,637,684 $51,495,215
21 Meet the Browns Mar 21, 2008 Comedy PG-13 $41,975,388 $50,569,232
22 Closer Dec 3, 2004 Drama R $33,987,757 $47,058,370
23 She's the Man Mar 17, 2006 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $33,889,159 $44,754,382
24 The Ides of March Oct 7, 2011 Drama R $40,962,534 $44,681,134
25 For Colored Girls Nov 5, 2010 Drama R $37,729,698 $41,363,686
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 17 0.97% $51,327,955 11,799,522 $102,065,865 Nell $20,914,085
1996 13 1.11% $64,517,134 14,596,629 $126,260,841 Romeo+Juliet $44,798,596
1997 15 0.92% $58,468,460 12,738,220 $110,185,603 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion $29,235,353
1998 9 1.20% $81,547,351 17,387,491 $150,401,797 You've Got Mail $78,028,953
1999 15 1.75% $128,167,040 25,229,723 $218,237,104 Ten Things I Hate About You $38,177,966
2000 10 0.22% $16,307,934 3,025,585 $26,171,310 East is East $4,170,647
2001 7 0.55% $45,771,084 8,086,761 $69,950,483 Kingdom Come $23,247,539
2002 12 3.37% $308,454,779 53,090,318 $459,231,251 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 7 0.27% $24,484,192 4,060,395 $35,122,417 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $13,539,703
2004 7 0.57% $52,970,075 8,529,798 $73,782,753 Closer $27,460,754
2005 9 1.06% $93,175,884 14,536,014 $125,736,521 Diary of a Mad Black Woman $50,406,346
2006 9 1.16% $107,048,079 16,343,212 $141,368,784 Madea's Family Reunion $63,257,940
2007 11 0.72% $69,857,595 10,153,715 $87,829,635 Why Did I Get Married? $55,204,525
2008 8 0.69% $67,101,179 9,345,565 $80,839,137 Meet the Browns $41,975,388
2009 8 1.62% $172,029,371 22,937,246 $198,407,178 Madea Goes To Jail $90,508,336
2010 5 0.94% $98,981,480 12,545,180 $108,515,807 Why Did I Get Married Too? $60,095,852
2011 15 2.04% $208,183,412 26,252,628 $227,085,232 Gnomeo and Juliet $99,967,670
2012 11 0.21% $23,375,429 2,936,607 $25,401,651 Beasts of the Southern Wild $11,249,128
2013 14 1.25% $135,968,750 16,724,314 $144,665,316 Tyler Perry's Temptation $51,975,354
2014 11 0.86% $88,606,421 10,845,334 $93,812,139 About Last Night $48,637,684
2015 8 0.04% $4,106,693 487,149 $4,213,839 Chi-raq $2,601,330
2016 11 1.12% $126,124,531 14,580,865 $126,124,482 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween $73,206,343
2017 4 1.19% $43,208,586 4,995,210 $43,208,567 Fences $27,939,289