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Box Office History for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel

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 The Avengers May 4, 2012 Action PG-13 $623,279,547 $696,882,905
2 The Dark Knight Jul 18, 2008 Action PG-13 $533,345,358 $660,986,588
3 Spider-Man May 3, 2002 Adventure PG-13 $403,706,375 $618,414,239
4 Spider-Man 2 Jun 30, 2004 Adventure PG-13 $373,524,485 $535,324,943
5 The Dark Knight Rises Jul 20, 2012 Action PG-13 $448,139,099 $501,060,041
6 Men in Black Jul 1, 1997 Adventure PG-13 $250,690,539 $486,086,725
7 Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Action PG-13 $459,005,868 $484,596,937
8 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 Action PG-13 $408,992,272 $447,728,313
9 Spider-Man 3 May 4, 2007 Adventure PG-13 $336,530,303 $435,337,163
10 Captain America: Civil War May 6, 2016 Action PG-13 $408,084,349 $419,878,691
11 Wonder Woman Jun 2, 2017 Action PG-13 $412,563,408 $412,563,408
12 Iron Man May 2, 2008 Action PG-13 $318,604,126 $394,905,700
13 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 5, 2017 Action PG-13 $389,813,101 $389,813,101
14 Deadpool Feb 12, 2016 Action R $363,070,709 $373,564,079
15 Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1, 2014 Adventure PG-13 $333,172,112 $362,937,532
16 Iron Man 2 May 7, 2010 Adventure PG-13 $312,433,331 $352,427,967
17 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mar 25, 2016 Action PG-13 $330,360,194 $339,908,168
18 Suicide Squad Aug 5, 2016 Action PG-13 $325,100,054 $334,496,007
19 Spider-Man: Homecoming Jul 7, 2017 Action PG-13 $334,198,153 $334,198,153
20 Man of Steel Jun 14, 2013 Action PG-13 $291,045,518 $318,610,708
21 X-Men: The Last Stand May 26, 2006 Action PG-13 $234,362,462 $318,446,699
22 X2 May 2, 2003 Action PG-13 $214,949,694 $317,255,764
23 Thor: Ragnarok Nov 3, 2017 Action PG-13 $302,950,227 $302,950,227
24 The Amazing Spider-Man Jul 3, 2012 Adventure PG-13 $262,030,663 $292,973,983
25 Men in Black 2 Jul 3, 2002 Action PG-13 $190,418,803 $291,691,448
Complete List

Year by Year Market Share

YearMovies in
Release
Market
Share
GrossTickets SoldInflation-
Adjusted
Gross
Top-Grossing MovieGross that Year
1995 3 0.75% $39,806,210 9,150,851 $81,442,574 Judge Dredd $34,687,912
1996 5 0.69% $39,668,561 8,974,785 $79,875,587 The Crow: City of Angels $17,897,671
1997 3 4.83% $307,316,473 66,953,478 $595,885,954 Men in Black $250,650,052
1998 2 1.04% $70,182,363 14,964,255 $133,181,870 Blade $70,141,876
1999 3 0.62% $45,416,761 8,940,305 $79,568,715 Mystery Men $29,762,011
2000 1 2.09% $157,299,717 29,183,620 $259,734,218 X-Men $157,299,717
2001 4 0.52% $43,088,737 7,612,850 $67,754,365 From Hell $31,519,795
2002 8 8.56% $784,658,068 135,053,020 $1,201,971,878 Spider-Man $403,706,375
2003 6 5.93% $545,149,844 90,406,273 $804,615,830 X2 $214,949,694
2004 7 6.80% $631,506,720 101,691,901 $905,057,919 Spider-Man 2 $373,524,485
2005 8 6.38% $562,783,367 87,797,713 $781,399,646 Batman Begins $205,343,774
2006 10 7.88% $724,283,895 110,577,689 $984,141,432 X-Men: The Last Stand $234,362,462
2007 7 9.10% $888,901,310 129,200,769 $1,149,886,844 Spider-Man 3 $336,530,303
2008 11 12.57% $1,225,650,592 170,703,422 $1,519,260,456 The Dark Knight $531,001,578
2009 7 3.56% $378,573,324 50,476,442 $449,240,334 Monsters vs. Aliens $198,351,526
2010 10 5.20% $550,221,846 69,736,609 $620,655,820 Iron Man 2 $312,433,331
2011 13 9.29% $946,379,711 119,341,701 $1,062,141,139 Thor $181,030,624
2012 9 14.06% $1,552,336,597 195,017,157 $1,735,652,697 The Avengers $623,279,547
2013 16 12.88% $1,402,760,310 172,541,235 $1,535,616,992 Iron Man 3 $408,992,272
2014 15 14.18% $1,468,155,703 179,700,813 $1,599,337,236 Guardians of the Galaxy $333,055,258
2015 15 8.53% $963,313,814 114,272,092 $1,017,021,619 Avengers: Age of Ultron $459,005,868
2016 15 17.00% $1,907,027,954 220,465,653 $1,962,144,312 Captain America: Civil War $408,084,349
2017 16 21.84% $2,161,745,534 242,892,749 $2,161,745,466 Wonder Woman $412,563,408

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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