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: 41% market share 2014: 30% market share
   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014 

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2014, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation

RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
Total GrossInflation-Adjusted
Gross
1 Titanic Dec 17, 1997 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $658,672,302 $1,110,601,190
2 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $805,469,145
3 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $736,934,284
4 Independence Day Jul 2, 1996 Adventure PG-13 $306,169,255 $546,452,224
5 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $501,552,278
6 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $468,061,089
7 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $454,323,148
8 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $429,206,567
9 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $410,363,011
10 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $402,422,297
11 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $378,490,504
12 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $368,401,095
13 Despicable Me 2 Jul 2, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $368,065,376
14 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,335,085 $360,253,203
15 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $350,064,680
16 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $348,457,913
17 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,780,865 $346,422,411
18 Armageddon Jul 1, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $201,578,182 $339,107,474
19 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Action PG-13 $184,031,112 $333,734,131
20 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $333,338,732
21 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $331,776,930
22 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $206,040,085 $319,883,268
23 Bruce Almighty May 23, 2003 Comedy PG-13 $242,704,995 $317,564,216
24 Rush Hour 2 Aug 3, 2001 Action PG-13 $226,164,286 $315,235,403
25 Liar Liar Mar 21, 1997 Comedy PG-13 $181,410,615 $311,810,362
Complete List

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% $4,430,328,549 821,953,348 $6,509,870,516 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 227 48.51% $3,942,831,477 696,613,333 $5,517,177,597 Monsters, Inc. $239,190,413
2002 228 45.84% $4,210,902,877 724,768,126 $5,740,163,558 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $302,181,125
2003 221 53.25% $4,978,659,491 825,648,336 $6,539,134,821 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 242 44.84% $4,775,332,329 636,710,976 $5,042,750,930 Avatar $352,114,898
2010 227 44.03% $4,642,117,040 588,354,391 $4,659,766,777 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 350 40.62% $4,137,979,081 521,813,078 $4,132,759,578 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 367 39.19% $4,242,643,504 532,995,225 $4,221,322,182 Brave $237,236,938
2013 369 40.80% $4,446,670,466 544,934,933 $4,315,884,669 Despicable Me 2 $367,860,095
2014 317 29.86% $2,441,619,454 299,716,682 $2,373,756,121 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $176,485,917