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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 $936,641,878 $936,641,878
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 $583,851,987
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 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $443,408,255
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $438,448,684
11 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $416,073,179
12 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $404,402,670
13 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $393,614,858
14 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,335,085 $384,909,307
15 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Comedy PG $368,065,385 $381,646,568
16 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $374,023,479
17 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $372,306,743
18 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,796,233 $370,131,913
19 Armageddon Jul 1, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $201,578,182 $362,316,350
20 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Action PG-13 $184,031,112 $356,575,242
21 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure PG $356,461,711 $356,461,711
22 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $356,155,260
23 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $354,488,708
24 Furious 7 Apr 3, 2015 Action PG-13 $351,032,910 $351,032,910
25 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jun 10, 1999 Comedy PG-13 $206,040,085 $341,776,411
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% $2,763,701,618 635,333,615 $5,031,842,231 Batman Forever $184,031,112
1996 181 53.15% $3,060,543,879 692,430,653 $5,484,050,772 Independence Day $306,169,255
1997 188 55.72% $3,538,890,576 771,000,032 $6,106,320,253 Liar Liar $181,410,615
1998 178 58.46% $3,950,691,862 842,364,918 $6,671,530,151 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 178 58.79% $4,313,187,666 849,052,598 $6,724,496,576 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 235 57.58% $4,434,133,899 822,659,231 $6,515,461,110 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 236 48.17% $3,995,295,162 705,882,427 $5,590,588,822 Monsters, Inc. $244,638,458
2002 230 46.10% $4,224,181,944 727,053,578 $5,758,264,338 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 219 53.48% $4,916,294,053 815,305,705 $6,457,221,184 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 263 37.67% $3,496,963,356 563,117,968 $4,459,894,307 The Incredibles $251,657,004
2005 314 47.26% $4,164,683,803 649,716,499 $5,145,754,672 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,270,577
2006 312 43.83% $4,024,943,530 614,495,036 $4,866,800,685 Cars $244,082,982
2007 370 39.97% $3,902,981,250 567,293,607 $4,492,965,367 Ratatouille $206,445,654
2008 384 49.99% $4,889,970,838 681,054,294 $5,393,950,008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $317,101,119
2009 246 44.91% $4,778,727,080 637,163,536 $5,046,335,205 Avatar $352,114,898
2010 235 43.90% $4,612,215,230 584,564,580 $4,629,751,474 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 347 40.84% $4,161,142,869 524,734,138 $4,155,894,373 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 373 39.02% $4,301,176,168 540,348,571 $4,279,560,682 Brave $237,277,071
2013 359 40.29% $4,402,288,856 541,486,759 $4,288,575,131 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 388 32.71% $3,390,811,214 415,031,773 $3,287,051,642 Big Hero 6 $211,207,036
2015 468 44.93% $5,078,715,645 602,457,138 $4,771,460,533 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $742,208,942
2016 173 41.41% $1,745,945,118 207,110,835 $1,640,317,813 Zootopia $335,874,645