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: 32% 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 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,855 $276,763,156
2 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,579,773 $256,773,659
3 Patch Adams Dec 25, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $135,041,968 $218,157,332
4 American Sniper Dec 25, 2014 Drama R $217,092,013 $216,826,288
5 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $192,492,433
6 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,685 $183,780,910
7 Remember the Titans Sep 29, 2000 Drama PG $115,654,751 $169,156,077
8 Dangerous Minds Aug 11, 1995 Drama R $84,919,401 $153,755,389
9 Fahrenheit 9/11 Jun 23, 2004 Documentary R $119,114,517 $151,292,841
10 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,807 $150,305,160
11 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $146,401,349
12 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,647 $136,779,249
13 The Vow Feb 10, 2012 Drama PG-13 $125,014,030 $128,155,085
14 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,610,330 $127,550,474
15 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $125,785,867
16 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Drama PG-13 $116,632,095 $117,060,308
17 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $89,935,229 $115,490,944
18 Captain Phillips Oct 11, 2013 Drama PG-13 $107,136,417 $107,519,465
19 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $102,376,690
20 The Social Network Oct 1, 2010 Drama PG-13 $96,962,694 $100,262,344
21 The Terminal Jun 18, 2004 Drama PG-13 $77,073,959 $97,871,931
22 The Fighter Dec 10, 2010 Drama R $93,617,009 $96,597,492
23 Zero Dark Thirty Dec 19, 2012 Drama R $95,720,716 $96,110,577
24 Ray Oct 29, 2004 Drama PG-13 $75,305,995 $95,532,152
25 42 Apr 12, 2013 Drama PG-13 $95,020,213 $95,370,840
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 58 2.23% $208,061,551 34,504,404 $273,274,880 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 4.18% $440,866,206 55,876,507 $442,541,935 The Social Network $93,424,261
2011 180 4.06% $414,074,282 52,216,087 $413,551,409 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910
2012 169 3.43% $371,539,541 46,675,744 $369,671,892 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 211 8.57% $934,431,429 114,937,173 $910,302,410 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,192,311
2014 210 3.44% $355,286,269 43,489,716 $344,438,551 American Hustle $74,598,891
2015 43 32.38% $261,820,976 35,102,726 $278,013,590 American Sniper $215,539,634