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Box Office History for Original Screenplay Movies

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

1995: 52% market share 1996: 53% market share 1997: 56% market share 1998: 58% market share 1999: 59% market share 2000: 59% market share 2001: 49% market share 2002: 46% market share 2003: 53% market share 2004: 38% market share 2005: 46% market share 2006: 43% market share 2007: 40% market share 2008: 50% market share 2009: 45% market share 2010: 44% market share 2011: 41% market share 2012: 39% market share 2013: 40% market share 2014: 33% market share 2015: 42% 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 Titanic Dec 19, 1997 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $658,672,302 $1,105,157,066
2 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $801,520,766
3 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $733,321,861
4 Independence Day Jul 2, 1996 Adventure PG-13 $306,124,059 $562,381,756
5 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $499,094,460
6 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $481,705,456
7 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $467,567,042
8 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $427,102,613
9 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $302,181,125 $422,325,431
10 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $400,569,799
11 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,823,397 $389,523,814
12 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $379,140,290
13 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,119,491 $370,754,880
14 Despicable Me 2 Jul 2, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $368,065,385
15 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $360,269,354
16 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $358,615,748
17 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,652,928 $356,520,910
18 Furious 7 Apr 3, 2015 Action PG-13 $351,032,910 $351,032,910
19 Armageddon Jul 1, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $201,573,391 $348,992,736
20 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Action PG-13 $183,997,904 $343,462,756
21 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $343,055,831
22 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $341,448,501
23 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $205,957,794 $329,208,129
24 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $326,821,474
25 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Action PG-13 $226,164,286 $324,424,775
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Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 181 52.14% $2,759,113,757 634,279,027 $5,023,489,894 Batman Forever $183,997,904
1996 180 52.76% $2,950,184,810 667,462,620 $5,286,303,950 Independence Day $306,124,059
1997 186 55.99% $3,644,126,304 793,927,303 $6,287,904,240 Liar Liar $181,395,380
1998 176 58.33% $3,953,482,017 842,959,913 $6,676,242,511 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 176 58.97% $4,304,517,052 847,345,881 $6,710,979,378 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 231 59.23% $4,430,216,128 821,932,491 $6,509,705,329 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 231 48.52% $3,943,324,004 696,700,352 $5,517,866,788 Monsters, Inc. $239,190,413
2002 230 45.84% $4,210,937,844 724,774,144 $5,740,211,220 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $302,181,125
2003 222 53.25% $4,978,914,174 825,690,572 $6,539,469,330 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 263 38.38% $3,496,634,528 563,065,131 $4,459,475,838 The Incredibles $251,657,004
2005 313 45.96% $4,103,616,343 640,189,759 $5,070,302,891 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,262,555
2006 314 43.48% $4,023,390,719 614,258,128 $4,864,924,374 Cars $244,052,771
2007 373 40.02% $3,853,569,429 560,111,842 $4,436,085,789 Ratatouille $206,445,654
2008 385 50.48% $5,020,839,602 699,281,288 $5,538,307,801 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $317,101,119
2009 244 44.85% $4,775,443,949 636,725,858 $5,042,868,795 Avatar $352,114,898
2010 230 44.01% $4,610,787,789 584,383,627 $4,628,318,326 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 348 41.00% $4,157,991,593 524,336,717 $4,152,746,799 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 372 39.05% $4,324,720,169 543,306,362 $4,302,986,387 Brave $237,277,071
2013 359 40.23% $4,384,131,430 539,253,372 $4,270,886,706 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 388 32.84% $3,405,671,752 416,850,688 $3,301,457,449 Big Hero 6 $211,207,036
2015 271 42.18% $2,345,614,382 288,868,624 $2,287,839,502 Furious 7 $351,032,910