Year Total Gross % Change Tickets Sold % Change Top Movie of the Year
2017 $6,704,150,000 N/A 754,123,000 N/A Beauty and the Beast
2016 $11,376,842,000 2.34% 1,315,241,837 -1.33% Finding Dory
2015 $11,116,920,000 7.37% 1,332,964,029 5.18% Jurassic World
2014 $10,354,290,000 -5.17% 1,267,354,957 -5.63% Guardians of the Galaxy
2013 $10,918,740,000 0.90% 1,343,018,450 -1.21% Iron Man 3
2012 $10,821,400,000 6.24% 1,359,472,361 5.84% Marvel's The Avengers
2011 $10,185,610,000 -3.64% 1,284,440,101 -4.13% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
2010 $10,570,500,000 -0.33% 1,339,733,840 -5.25% Avatar
2009 $10,605,110,000 10.12% 1,414,014,666 5.42% Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2008 $9,630,390,000 0.04% 1,341,279,944 -4.14% The Dark Knight
2007 $9,626,270,000 4.93% 1,399,167,151 -0.11% Spider-Man 3
2006 $9,174,350,000 4.16% 1,400,664,122 1.94% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
2005 $8,807,690,000 -5.25% 1,374,054,602 -8.20% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
2004 $9,295,420,000 1.50% 1,496,847,021 -1.44% Shrek 2
2003 $9,158,090,000 0.65% 1,518,754,561 -3.19% Finding Nemo
2002 $9,099,020,000 12.12% 1,568,796,552 9.22% Spider-Man (2002)
2001 $8,115,520,000 8.03% 1,436,375,221 3.06% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2000 $7,512,110,000 2.48% 1,393,712,430 -3.41% How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
1999 $7,330,101,000 6.83% 1,442,933,268 -1.37% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
1998 $6,861,318,000 10.38% 1,462,967,591 8.03% Titanic
1997 $6,216,000,000 6.86% 1,354,248,366 2.90% Men in Black
1996 $5,817,000,000 10.40% 1,316,063,348 8.65% Independence Day
1995 $5,269,000,000 1.64% 1,211,264,368 -4.67% Batman Forever
1994 $5,184,000,000 5.86% 1,270,588,235 7.42% The Flintstones
1993 $4,897,000,000 7.32% 1,182,850,242 7.58% Jurassic Park
1992 $4,563,000,000 -4.94% 1,099,518,072 -3.56% Batman Returns
1991 $4,800,000,000 -4.38% 1,140,142,518 -4.16% Terminator 2: Judgment Day
1990 $5,020,000,000 N/A 1,189,573,460 N/A Total Recall (1990)