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Box Office History for Based on Real Life Events

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 Pearl Harbor May 25, 2001 Action PG-13 $198,539,855 $295,705,112
2 Pocahontas Jun 10, 1995 Adventure G $141,579,773 $274,370,957
3 Patch Adams Dec 25, 1998 Comedy PG-13 $135,014,968 $233,088,244
4 The Pursuit of Happyness Dec 15, 2006 Drama PG-13 $162,586,036 $205,290,319
5 Erin Brockovich Mar 17, 2000 Drama R $125,548,685 $196,359,071
6 Remember the Titans Sep 29, 2000 Drama PG $115,654,751 $180,742,479
7 Dangerous Minds Aug 11, 1995 Drama R $84,919,401 $164,552,293
8 Fahrenheit 9/11 Jun 23, 2004 Documentary R $119,114,517 $161,696,513
9 Straight Outta Compton Aug 14, 2015 Drama R $161,058,685 $161,058,685
10 Walk the Line Nov 18, 2005 Drama PG-13 $119,519,402 $156,403,046
11 American Hustle Dec 13, 2013 Black Comedy R $150,117,807 $155,341,465
12 Everest Mar 6, 1998 Documentary PG-13 $87,178,599 $153,683,452
13 Braveheart May 24, 1995 Drama R $75,545,647 $146,140,566
14 The Aviator Dec 17, 2004 Drama PG-13 $102,608,827 $136,280,147
15 The Vow Feb 10, 2012 Drama PG-13 $125,014,030 $132,395,510
16 Space Station Apr 19, 2002 Documentary Not Rated $93,231,060 $122,653,389
17 Lee Daniels' The Butler Aug 16, 2013 Drama PG-13 $116,632,095 $120,934,133
18 Captain Phillips Oct 11, 2013 Drama PG-13 $107,136,417 $111,078,097
19 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oct 25, 2013 Comedy R $102,003,019 $105,765,039
20 The Terminal Jun 18, 2004 Drama PG-13 $77,073,959 $104,626,964
21 The Social Network Oct 1, 2010 Drama PG-13 $96,962,694 $103,578,752
22 Ray Oct 29, 2004 Drama PG-13 $75,305,995 $102,070,474
23 La marche de l'empereur Jun 24, 2005 Documentary G $77,437,223 $101,840,217
24 The Fighter Dec 10, 2010 Drama R $93,617,009 $99,769,724
25 Zero Dark Thirty Dec 19, 2012 Drama R $95,720,716 $99,350,408
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 21 8.08% $429,277,001 98,684,358 $853,619,697 Pocahontas $141,551,246
1996 23 2.93% $169,644,497 38,381,099 $331,996,506 Dead Man Walking $39,261,491
1997 26 4.39% $279,197,720 60,827,379 $526,156,828 Donnie Brasco $41,954,997
1998 23 3.18% $215,438,038 45,935,603 $397,342,966 Everest $66,877,098
1999 37 3.93% $288,174,214 56,727,191 $490,690,202 Patch Adams $69,519,968
2000 55 8.13% $612,557,420 113,646,986 $983,046,429 Erin Brockovich $125,548,685
2001 36 4.91% $407,018,825 71,911,436 $622,033,921 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855
2002 34 1.42% $130,283,885 22,424,059 $193,968,110 Space Station $30,460,417
2003 61 2.30% $211,265,753 35,035,747 $303,059,212 Radio $51,801,566
2004 109 6.91% $641,884,057 103,362,915 $894,089,215 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119,114,517
2005 124 7.08% $624,150,803 97,371,364 $842,262,299 Walk the Line $91,742,439
2006 143 8.10% $744,805,142 113,710,636 $983,597,001 The Pursuit of Happyness $98,411,670
2007 155 4.68% $457,161,926 66,447,876 $574,774,127 The Pursuit of Happyness $64,174,366
2008 165 3.71% $363,188,068 50,583,217 $437,544,827 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour $65,281,781
2009 114 3.34% $355,175,471 47,356,683 $409,635,308 Michael Jackson's This Is It $72,091,016
2010 151 4.18% $438,799,185 55,614,524 $481,065,633 The Social Network $93,222,026
2011 184 4.15% $422,806,345 53,317,231 $461,194,048 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910
2012 175 3.45% $380,729,184 47,830,217 $413,731,377 The Vow $125,014,030
2013 206 8.70% $947,936,746 116,597,292 $1,008,566,576 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,293,662
2014 198 3.16% $326,675,556 39,984,675 $345,867,439 American Hustle $62,194,684
2015 175 4.79% $540,538,364 64,120,719 $554,644,219 Straight Outta Compton $161,058,685
2016 207 4.10% $460,601,361 54,594,952 $472,246,335 Hacksaw Ridge $64,606,565
2017 62 2.62% $91,802,823 10,726,399 $92,783,351 Patriots Day $31,257,572