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Box Office History for Original Screenplay

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 Titanic Dec 19, 1997 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $658,672,302 $1,177,291,703
2 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Dec 18, 2015 Adventure PG-13 $936,662,225 $956,031,847
3 Avatar Dec 18, 2009 Action PG-13 $760,507,625 $853,836,786
4 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Adventure PG $474,544,677 $781,198,290
5 Independence Day Jul 2, 1996 Adventure PG-13 $306,169,255 $599,177,386
6 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Adventure G $380,529,370 $531,670,823
7 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith May 19, 2005 Adventure PG-13 $380,270,577 $513,157,634
8 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $293,506,292 $498,092,985
9 Finding Dory Jun 17, 2016 Adventure PG $486,295,561 $486,295,561
10 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones May 16, 2002 Adventure PG $310,676,740 $462,539,374
11 Toy Story 3 Jun 18, 2010 Adventure G $415,004,880 $454,980,001
12 Monsters, Inc. Nov 2, 2001 Adventure G $289,423,425 $426,931,554
13 Toy Story 2 Nov 19, 1999 Adventure G $245,852,179 $415,005,479
14 The Matrix Reloaded May 15, 2003 Action R $281,553,689 $403,887,132
15 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Drama R $216,335,085 $395,352,021
16 Despicable Me 2 Jul 3, 2013 Adventure PG $368,065,385 $391,606,502
17 Meet the Fockers Dec 22, 2004 Comedy PG-13 $279,167,575 $383,784,472
18 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Adventure PG-13 $317,023,851 $382,022,934
19 Toy Story Nov 22, 1995 Adventure G $191,796,233 $380,076,312
20 Armageddon Jul 1, 1998 Adventure PG-13 $201,578,182 $371,780,650
21 The Secret Life of Pets Jul 8, 2016 Adventure PG $368,384,330 $368,384,330
22 Batman Forever Jun 16, 1995 Action PG-13 $184,031,112 $365,946,917
23 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Adventure PG $356,461,711 $365,764,385
24 Cast Away Dec 22, 2000 Drama PG-13 $233,632,142 $365,449,940
25 The Incredibles Nov 5, 2004 Adventure PG $261,441,092 $363,739,896
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 184 52.37% $2,783,525,549 639,890,840 $5,695,028,476 Batman Forever $184,031,112
1996 181 52.95% $3,065,943,670 693,652,324 $6,173,505,684 Independence Day $306,169,255
1997 189 55.73% $3,543,360,688 771,973,915 $6,870,567,844 Liar Liar $181,410,615
1998 179 58.46% $3,956,187,133 843,536,610 $7,507,475,829 Titanic $443,319,081
1999 178 58.77% $4,314,667,399 849,343,883 $7,559,160,559 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $430,443,350
2000 235 58.88% $4,435,383,749 822,891,114 $7,323,730,915 Gladiator $186,610,052
2001 236 48.15% $3,995,348,190 705,891,796 $6,282,436,984 Monsters, Inc. $244,638,458
2002 230 46.11% $4,224,530,995 727,113,655 $6,471,311,530 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $310,676,740
2003 220 53.40% $4,910,647,272 814,369,257 $7,247,886,387 Finding Nemo $339,714,367
2004 262 38.57% $3,580,221,790 576,525,125 $5,131,073,613 The Incredibles $251,657,004
2005 314 47.48% $4,188,505,113 653,432,772 $5,815,551,671 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $380,270,577
2006 312 43.85% $4,029,674,058 615,217,254 $5,475,433,561 Cars $244,082,982
2007 374 41.17% $4,021,263,805 584,485,835 $5,201,923,932 Ratatouille $206,445,654
2008 385 49.83% $4,859,079,106 676,751,823 $6,023,091,225 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $317,101,119
2009 260 44.96% $4,783,753,351 637,833,696 $5,676,719,894 Avatar $352,114,898
2010 251 44.13% $4,625,452,336 586,242,280 $5,217,556,292 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
2011 349 40.58% $4,133,731,006 521,277,409 $4,639,368,940 The Hangover Part II $254,464,305
2012 375 39.15% $4,322,831,762 543,069,122 $4,833,315,186 Brave $237,277,071
2013 360 40.19% $4,377,520,610 538,440,233 $4,792,118,074 Despicable Me 2 $367,956,735
2014 390 32.89% $3,405,940,718 416,883,607 $3,710,264,102 Big Hero 6 $211,207,036
2015 463 44.82% $5,059,834,056 600,217,332 $5,341,934,255 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $742,208,942
2016 378 42.15% $4,726,528,782 546,419,326 $4,863,132,001 Finding Dory $486,295,561
2017 241 40.07% $3,380,243,979 387,073,466 $3,444,953,847 Despicable Me 3 $263,056,800