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: 21% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015 

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 $345,445,248 $345,445,248
2 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,856 $286,584,915
3 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,579,773 $265,886,032
4 Patch Adams Dec 25, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $135,041,968 $225,899,291
5 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $199,323,596
6 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,688 $190,302,919
7 Remember the Titans Sep 29, 2000 Drama PG $115,654,752 $175,159,081
8 Dangerous Minds Aug 11, 1995 Drama R $84,919,401 $159,211,854
9 Fahrenheit 9/11 Jun 23, 2004 Documentary R $119,114,520 $156,661,915
10 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $151,596,834
11 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,808 $150,550,387
12 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,648 $141,633,265
13 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,610,330 $132,076,980
14 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $130,249,751
15 The Vow Feb 10, 2012 Drama PG-13 $125,014,032 $128,312,138
16 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Drama PG-13 $116,632,096 $117,204,255
17 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,232 $115,640,435
18 Captain Phillips Oct 11, 2013 Drama PG-13 $107,136,417 $107,652,201
19 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $102,503,010
20 The Terminal Jun 18, 2004 Drama PG-13 $77,073,960 $101,345,206
21 The Social Network Oct 1, 2010 Drama PG-13 $96,962,696 $100,384,153
22 Ray Oct 29, 2004 Drama PG-13 $75,305,995 $98,922,393
23 La marche de l'empereur Jun 24, 2005 Documentary G $77,437,224 $98,668,387
24 The Fighter Dec 10, 2010 Drama R $93,617,009 $96,692,604
25 Zero Dark Thirty Dec 19, 2012 Drama R $95,720,720 $96,286,220
Complete List

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 34 4.88% $396,561,645 70,063,895 $554,906,048 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 36 1.77% $162,330,737 27,939,885 $221,283,889 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 106 3.40% $362,389,277 48,318,572 $382,683,090 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 171 3.44% $381,466,132 47,922,798 $379,548,560 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 203 8.70% $947,882,451 116,590,614 $923,397,663 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,293,662
2014 198 3.25% $336,902,674 41,236,463 $326,592,787 American Hustle $62,194,684
2015 54 21.20% $474,367,622 58,062,108 $459,851,895 American Sniper $343,185,000