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Box Office History for Original Screenplay

Ticket Sales and Market Share by Year

Note: Figures for 2016 are at an annualized rate.

Top-Grossing Movies 1995-2016, 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 $1,147,349,023
2 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18, 2015 Adventure PG-13 $936,662,225 $936,662,225
3 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $832,120,706
4 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $761,329,663
5 Independence Day Jul 2, 1996 Adventure PG-13 $306,169,255 $583,938,193
6 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $518,148,559
7 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $500,106,226
8 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $485,424,724
9 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure PG $484,046,686 $484,046,686
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $450,775,367
11 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $443,408,255
12 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $416,073,179
13 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $404,450,426
14 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $393,614,858
15 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,335,085 $385,296,825
16 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $381,646,568
17 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $374,023,479
18 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $372,306,743
19 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,796,233 $370,409,631
20 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure PG $363,791,700 $363,791,700
21 Armageddon Jul 1, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $201,578,182 $362,324,957
22 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Action PG-13 $184,031,112 $356,639,597
23 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure PG $356,461,711 $356,461,711
24 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $356,155,260
25 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $354,488,708
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 183 52.09% $2,768,398,601 636,413,381 $5,364,964,802 Batman Forever $184,031,112
1996 181 52.95% $3,065,943,670 693,652,324 $5,847,489,091 Independence Day $306,169,255
1997 188 55.73% $3,543,319,942 771,965,038 $6,507,665,270 Liar Liar $181,410,615
1998 178 58.45% $3,955,875,260 843,470,113 $7,110,453,053 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 178 58.79% $4,314,667,399 849,343,883 $7,159,968,934 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 235 58.86% $4,435,383,749 822,891,114 $6,936,972,091 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 236 48.17% $3,995,348,190 705,891,796 $5,950,667,840 Monsters, Inc. $244,638,458
2002 230 46.10% $4,224,527,390 727,113,035 $6,129,562,885 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 219 53.48% $4,917,576,231 815,518,340 $6,874,819,606 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 263 37.67% $3,497,287,075 563,170,098 $4,747,523,926 The Incredibles $251,657,004
2005 314 47.27% $4,170,249,010 650,584,706 $5,484,429,072 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,270,577
2006 312 43.85% $4,029,446,933 615,182,578 $5,185,989,133 Cars $244,082,982
2007 370 39.97% $3,904,069,630 567,451,801 $4,783,618,682 Ratatouille $206,445,654
2008 385 49.99% $4,889,986,782 681,056,514 $5,741,306,413 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $317,101,119
2009 246 44.91% $4,778,840,819 637,178,701 $5,371,416,449 Avatar $352,114,898
2010 243 44.01% $4,624,116,454 586,072,969 $4,940,595,129 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 348 40.57% $4,133,596,684 521,260,470 $4,394,225,762 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 373 39.03% $4,301,085,661 540,337,200 $4,555,042,596 Brave $237,277,071
2013 360 40.39% $4,402,250,856 541,482,084 $4,564,693,968 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 387 32.71% $3,387,860,415 414,670,598 $3,495,673,141 Big Hero 6 $211,207,036
2015 465 44.91% $5,076,244,070 602,163,951 $5,076,242,107 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $742,208,942
2016 295 46.35% $3,806,256,115 451,513,026 $3,806,254,809 Finding Dory $484,046,686