The Ebb and Flow of Movies: Box Office Receipts 1986 - 2007 - The New York Times: "Summer blockbusters and holiday hits make up the bulk of box office revenue each year, while contenders for the top Oscar awards tend to attract smaller audiences that build over time. Here's a look at how movies have fared at the box office, after adjusting for inflation."
This is an interactive infographic about what movies have made in the last several years. To stack them all in they are fanned on both sides of the axis. Looking for a particular film is a little challenging but it has a search function that helps.
To me the tails are the most interesting, Ratatouille and Harry Potter have very long one and Nancy Drew was very short.