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Box Office History for Based on Play

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 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Apr 19, 2002 Romantic Comedy PG $241,438,208 $349,597,209
2 You've Got Mail Dec 18, 1998 Drama PG $115,821,495 $202,967,247
3 Gnomeo and Juliet Feb 11, 2011 Comedy G $99,967,670 $106,270,797
4 Madea Goes To Jail Feb 20, 2009 Comedy PG-13 $90,508,336 $101,731,369
5 Romeo+Juliet Nov 1, 1996 Drama PG-13 $46,338,728 $88,270,260
6 Madea's Family Reunion Feb 24, 2006 Comedy PG-13 $63,257,940 $81,414,411
7 Peter Pan: Return to Neverland Feb 15, 2002 Adventure G $48,430,258 $70,269,715
8 Finding Neverland Nov 12, 2004 Drama PG $51,676,606 $69,006,749
9 Why Did I Get Married? Oct 12, 2007 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $55,204,525 $67,641,587
10 Diary of a Mad Black Woman Feb 25, 2005 Drama PG-13 $50,406,346 $66,291,025
11 Why Did I Get Married Too? Apr 2, 2010 Drama PG-13 $60,095,852 $64,208,874
12 Ten Things I Hate About You Mar 31, 1999 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $38,177,966 $63,354,375
13 I Can Do Bad All By Myself Sep 11, 2009 Comedy PG-13 $51,733,921 $58,148,926
14 Madea's Big Happy Family Apr 22, 2011 Drama PG-13 $53,345,287 $56,708,795
15 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas Dec 13, 2013 Comedy PG-13 $52,543,354 $54,470,453
16 Tyler Perry's Temptation Mar 29, 2013 Drama PG-13 $51,975,354 $53,893,260
17 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Apr 25, 1997 Comedy R $29,235,353 $53,693,680
18 About Last Night Feb 14, 2014 Romantic Comedy R $48,637,684 $50,185,510
19 Meet the Browns Mar 21, 2008 Comedy PG-13 $41,975,388 $49,283,078
20 Closer Dec 3, 2004 Drama R $33,987,757 $45,861,510
21 She's the Man Mar 17, 2006 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $33,889,159 $43,616,120
22 The Ides of March Oct 7, 2011 Drama R $40,962,534 $43,544,735
23 For Colored Girls Nov 5, 2010 Drama R $37,729,698 $40,311,661
24 August: Osage County Dec 25, 2013 Black Comedy R $37,738,810 $38,942,233
25 Doubt Dec 12, 2008 Drama PG-13 $33,446,470 $38,530,875
Complete List

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 $93,452,214 Nell $20,914,085
1996 13 1.11% $64,517,134 14,596,629 $115,605,302 Romeo+Juliet $44,798,596
1997 15 0.92% $58,468,460 12,738,220 $100,886,702 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion $29,235,353
1998 9 1.21% $81,547,351 17,387,491 $137,708,929 You've Got Mail $78,028,953
1999 15 1.75% $128,167,040 25,229,723 $199,819,406 Ten Things I Hate About You $38,177,966
2000 10 0.21% $16,307,934 3,025,585 $23,962,633 East is East $4,170,647
2001 7 0.55% $45,771,084 8,086,761 $64,047,147 Kingdom Come $23,247,539
2002 12 3.37% $308,454,779 53,090,318 $420,475,319 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $227,898,505
2003 7 0.27% $24,484,192 4,060,395 $32,158,328 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $13,539,703
2004 7 0.57% $52,970,075 8,529,798 $67,556,000 Closer $27,460,754
2005 9 1.06% $93,175,884 14,536,014 $115,125,231 Diary of a Mad Black Woman $50,406,346
2006 9 1.16% $107,048,079 16,343,212 $129,438,239 Madea's Family Reunion $63,257,940
2007 11 0.72% $69,857,595 10,153,715 $80,417,423 Why Did I Get Married? $55,204,525
2008 8 0.69% $67,101,179 9,345,565 $74,016,875 Meet the Browns $41,975,388
2009 8 1.62% $172,029,371 22,937,246 $181,662,988 Madea Goes To Jail $90,508,336
2010 5 0.94% $98,981,480 12,545,180 $99,357,826 Why Did I Get Married Too? $60,095,852
2011 15 2.04% $208,183,412 26,252,628 $207,920,814 Gnomeo and Juliet $99,967,670
2012 11 0.21% $23,375,429 2,936,607 $23,257,927 Beasts of the Southern Wild $11,249,128
2013 14 1.25% $135,968,750 16,724,314 $132,456,567 Tyler Perry's Temptation $51,975,354
2014 11 0.86% $88,606,421 10,845,334 $85,895,045 About Last Night $48,637,684
2015 7 0.04% $4,087,735 484,901 $3,840,416 Chi-raq $2,601,330
2016 6 0.16% $10,468,832 1,241,851 $9,835,460 The Lady in the Van $10,021,175