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Box Office History for Based on Real Life Events Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 8% market share 1996: 3% market share 1997: 4% market share 1998: 4% market share 1999: 4% market share 2000: 8% market share 2001: 5% market share 2002: 2% market share 2003: 2% market share 2004: 7% market share 2005: 7% market share 2006: 8% market share 2007: 5% market share 2008: 4% market share 2009: 3% market share 2010: 4% market share 2011: 4% market share 2012: 3% market share 2013: 9% market share 2014: 3% market share 2015: 9% market share
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Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2015, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 American Sniper Dec 25, 2014 Drama R $350,126,372 $350,180,938
2 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,855 $293,600,458
3 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,567,679 $272,394,870
4 Patch Adams Dec 25, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $135,014,968 $231,429,261
5 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $204,202,999
6 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,685 $194,961,498
7 Remember the Titans Sep 29, 2000 Drama PG $115,654,751 $179,446,941
8 Dangerous Minds Aug 11, 1995 Drama R $84,778,149 $163,109,329
9 Fahrenheit 9/11 Jun 23, 2004 Documentary R $119,114,517 $160,496,968
10 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $155,307,894
11 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,807 $154,235,831
12 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,647 $145,100,420
13 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,608,827 $135,310,198
14 Straight Outta Compton Aug 14, 2015 Drama R $134,019,735 $134,019,735
15 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $133,438,240
16 The Vow Feb 10, 2012 Drama PG-13 $125,014,030 $131,453,194
17 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Drama PG-13 $116,632,095 $120,073,392
18 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,229 $118,471,290
19 Captain Phillips Oct 11, 2013 Drama PG-13 $107,136,417 $110,287,506
20 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $105,012,263
21 The Terminal Jun 18, 2004 Drama PG-13 $77,073,959 $103,826,117
22 The Social Network Oct 1, 2010 Drama PG-13 $96,962,694 $102,841,537
23 Ray Oct 29, 2004 Drama PG-13 $75,305,995 $101,343,993
24 La marche de l'empereur Jun 24, 2005 Documentary G $77,437,223 $101,083,770
25 The Fighter Dec 10, 2010 Drama R $93,617,009 $99,059,620
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 21 8.10% $428,731,144 98,558,884 $780,586,361 Pocahontas $141,539,152
1996 24 2.88% $160,831,318 36,387,175 $288,186,426 Dead Man Walking $39,261,491
1997 23 4.40% $286,639,258 62,448,641 $494,593,237 Donnie Brasco $41,954,997
1998 23 3.61% $244,970,994 52,232,621 $413,682,358 Patch Adams $65,495,000
1999 35 3.56% $259,701,973 51,122,433 $404,889,669 Patch Adams $69,519,968
2000 54 8.02% $599,988,502 111,315,123 $881,615,774 Erin Brockovich $125,548,685
2001 35 4.88% $396,725,460 70,092,838 $555,135,277 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 37 1.77% $162,586,519 27,983,909 $221,632,559 Space Station $29,820,971
2003 59 2.23% $208,065,292 34,505,024 $273,279,790 Radio $51,801,566
2004 105 6.58% $599,372,201 96,517,262 $764,416,715 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119,078,393
2005 123 6.97% $622,379,811 97,095,135 $768,993,469 Walk the Line $92,436,258
2006 143 8.09% $748,476,543 114,271,231 $905,028,150 The Pursuit of Happyness $104,510,417
2007 155 4.56% $438,749,018 63,771,663 $505,071,571 The Pursuit of Happyness $58,075,619
2008 165 3.72% $369,575,711 51,472,936 $407,665,653 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour $65,281,781
2009 107 3.40% $362,434,079 48,324,546 $382,730,404 Michael Jackson's This Is It $72,091,016
2010 142 4.15% $435,294,818 55,170,371 $436,949,338 The Social Network $93,222,026
2011 180 4.12% $417,798,360 52,685,703 $417,270,768 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910
2012 172 3.44% $381,469,821 47,923,261 $379,552,227 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 204 8.70% $947,882,566 116,590,628 $923,397,774 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,293,662
2014 198 3.17% $328,834,116 40,248,880 $318,771,130 American Hustle $62,194,684
2015 122 9.13% $672,884,955 80,392,412 $636,707,903 American Sniper $347,897,084