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Box Office Performance for Original Screenplay Movies in 2001

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2001 GrossTickets Sold
1 Monsters, Inc. 11/2/2001 Adventure G $239,190,413 42,259,790
2 Rush Hour 2 8/3/2001 Action PG-13 $226,138,454 39,953,790
3 American Pie 2 8/10/2001 Comedy R $145,096,820 25,635,481
4 Cast Away 12/22/2000 Drama PG-13 $123,941,038 21,897,710
5 Spy Kids 3/30/2001 Adventure PG $112,692,062 19,910,258
6 Legally Blonde 7/13/2001 Comedy PG-13 $96,493,426 17,048,308
7 The Others 8/10/2001 Horror PG-13 $96,471,845 17,044,496
8 America's Sweethearts 7/20/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $93,607,673 16,538,458
9 Cats & Dogs 7/4/2001 Comedy PG $93,375,151 16,497,377
10 Save the Last Dance 1/12/2001 Drama PG-13 $91,038,276 16,084,501
11 Training Day 10/5/2001 Drama R $76,261,036 13,473,681
12 Scary Movie 2 7/4/2001 Comedy R $71,277,420 12,593,184
13 The Score 7/13/2001 Thriller/Suspense R $71,069,884 12,556,517
14 Swordfish 6/8/2001 Action R $69,772,969 12,327,380
15 Shallow Hal 11/9/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $68,429,897 12,090,088
16 What Women Want 12/15/2000 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $67,043,240 11,845,095
17 The Mexican 3/2/2001 Action R $66,808,615 11,803,642
18 Miss Congeniality 12/22/2000 Comedy PG-13 $61,414,996 10,850,706
19 Spy Game 11/21/2001 Action R $60,977,785 10,773,460
20 The Wedding Planner 1/26/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $60,400,856 10,671,529
21 Moulin Rouge 5/18/2001 Musical PG-13 $57,044,922 10,078,608
22 Rat Race 8/17/2001 Comedy PG-13 $56,607,223 10,001,276
23 A Knight's Tale 5/11/2001 Adventure PG-13 $56,083,966 9,908,828
24 The Animal 6/1/2001 Comedy PG-13 $55,762,229 9,851,984
25 Behind Enemy Lines 11/30/2001 Action PG-13 $51,023,475 9,014,748
26 Serendipity 10/5/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $50,255,310 8,879,030
27 Finding Forrester 12/19/2000 Drama PG-13 $46,466,892 8,209,698
28 Zoolander 9/28/2001 Comedy PG-13 $45,128,129 7,973,168
29 Domestic Disturbance 11/2/2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $44,746,318 7,905,710
30 The One 11/2/2001 Action PG-13 $43,905,746 7,757,199
31 Thirteen Ghosts 10/26/2001 Horror R $41,867,960 7,397,166
32 Bandits 10/12/2001 Comedy PG-13 $41,402,323 7,314,898
33 Heartbreakers 3/23/2001 Comedy PG-13 $40,334,024 7,126,153
34 The Emperor's New Groove 12/15/2000 Adventure G $38,476,895 6,798,038
35 Evolution 6/8/2001 Comedy PG-13 $38,311,134 6,768,752
36 Jeepers Creepers 8/31/2001 Horror R $37,903,067 6,696,655
37 Kiss of the Dragon 7/6/2001 Action R $36,833,473 6,507,681
38 See Spot Run 3/2/2001 Comedy PG $33,357,476 5,893,547
39 The Family Man 12/22/2000 Comedy PG-13 $32,619,715 5,763,201
40 Driven 4/27/2001 Action PG-13 $32,616,869 5,762,698
41 What's the Worst That Could Happen? 6/1/2001 Comedy PG-13 $32,267,774 5,701,020
42 Not Another Teen Movie 12/14/2001 Comedy R $32,017,512 5,656,804
43 Black Knight 11/21/2001 Comedy PG-13 $31,588,772 5,581,055
44 Snatch 12/8/2000 Black Comedy R $30,055,445 5,310,149
45 Baby Boy 6/27/2001 Drama R $28,734,552 5,076,776
46 The Brothers 3/23/2001 Comedy R $27,457,409 4,851,132
47 Joe Dirt 4/11/2001 Comedy PG-13 $27,087,695 4,785,812
48 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles 4/20/2001 Adventure PG $25,590,119 4,521,222
49 15 Minutes 3/9/2001 Thriller/Suspense R $24,375,436 4,306,614
50 Angel Eyes 5/18/2001 Drama R $24,044,532 4,248,151
51 Corky Romano 10/12/2001 Comedy PG-13 $23,658,960 4,180,028
52 Heist 11/9/2001 Action R $23,483,357 4,149,003
53 Two Can Play That Game 9/7/2001 Romantic Comedy R $22,235,901 3,928,604
54 Kate and Leopold 12/25/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $22,103,269 3,905,171
55 Joy Ride 10/5/2001 Thriller/Suspense R $21,966,161 3,880,947
56 Summer Catch 8/24/2001 Comedy PG-13 $19,693,891 3,479,486
57 How High 12/21/2001 Comedy R $19,676,445 3,476,404
58 Saving Silverman 2/9/2001 Comedy R $19,351,569 3,419,005
59 The Majestic 12/21/2001 Drama PG $18,913,608 3,341,627
60 The Last Castle 10/19/2001 Drama R $18,208,078 3,216,975
61 The Glass House 9/14/2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $17,951,431 3,171,631
62 Max Keeble's Big Move 10/5/2001 Comedy PG $17,046,109 3,011,680
63 Rock Star 9/7/2001 Drama R $16,991,902 3,002,103
64 crazy/beautiful 6/29/2001 Drama PG-13 $16,929,123 2,991,011
65 Vertical Limit 12/8/2000 Action PG-13 $16,593,246 2,931,669
66 Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain 11/2/2001 Comedy R $16,306,950 2,881,087
67 Joe Somebody 12/21/2001 Comedy PG $15,985,861 2,824,357
68 3000 Miles to Graceland 2/23/2001 Drama R $15,738,632 2,780,677
69 Life as a House 10/26/2001 Drama R $15,652,637 2,765,484
70 Iron Monkey 10/12/2001 Action PG-13 $14,681,661 2,593,933
71 Freddy Got Fingered 4/20/2001 Comedy R $14,249,005 2,517,492
72 Osmosis Jones 8/10/2001 Comedy PG $13,596,911 2,402,281
73 Out Cold 11/21/2001 Comedy PG-13 $13,577,476 2,398,847
74 Tomcats 3/30/2001 Comedy R $13,558,739 2,395,537
75 Sugar and Spice 1/26/2001 Comedy PG-13 $13,276,953 2,345,751
76 American Outlaws 8/17/2001 Western PG-13 $13,264,986 2,343,637
77 The Gift 12/19/2000 Thriller/Suspense R $11,951,244 2,111,527
78 Get Over It 3/9/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $11,560,259 2,042,449
79 Dracula 2000 12/22/2000 Horror R $11,430,810 2,019,578
80 Dude, Where's My Car? 12/15/2000 Comedy PG-13 $11,097,464 1,960,683
81 Antitrust 1/12/2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $10,965,209 1,937,316
82 The Royal Tenenbaums 12/14/2001 Black Comedy R $10,790,201 1,906,396
83 Head Over Heels 2/2/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $10,397,365 1,836,990
84 The Wash 11/14/2001 Comedy R $9,988,941 1,764,831
85 John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars 8/24/2001 Action R $8,434,601 1,490,212
86 Shadow of the Vampire 12/29/2000 Drama R $8,128,846 1,436,192
87 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 8/24/2001 Comedy PG-13 $7,496,522 1,324,474
88 Bones 10/24/2001 Horror R $7,307,756 1,291,123
89 Sexy Beast 6/13/2001 Drama R $6,946,056 1,227,218
90 The Man Who Wasn't There 10/31/2001 Drama R $6,860,825 1,212,160
91 Cyberworld 3D 10/6/2000 Adventure Not Rated $6,822,390 1,205,369
92 The Forsaken 4/27/2001 Horror R $6,745,241 1,191,739
93 Town & Country 4/27/2001 Romantic Comedy R $6,705,484 1,184,714
94 The Closet 6/29/2001 Comedy R $6,671,454 1,178,702
95 One Night at McCool's 4/27/2001 Black Comedy R $6,276,532 1,108,928
96 Mulholland Drive 10/8/2001 Drama R $5,608,043 990,820
97 Say It Isn't So 3/23/2001 Comedy R $5,516,708 974,683
98 Amores Perros 3/30/2001 Drama R $5,383,834 951,207
99 State and Main 12/22/2000 Comedy R $5,378,327 950,234
100 You Can Count on Me 11/10/2000 Drama R $5,364,751 947,836
101 Made 7/13/2001 Comedy R $5,308,707 937,934
102 Bubble Boy 8/24/2001 Comedy PG-13 $5,002,310 883,800
103 Unbreakable 11/22/2000 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $4,965,347 877,270
104 Meet the Parents 10/6/2000 Comedy PG-13 $4,899,550 865,645
105 Billy Elliot 10/13/2000 Drama PG-13 $4,899,415 865,621
106 Pane e tulipani 7/27/2001 Comedy PG-13 $4,778,389 844,238
107 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man 5/5/2000 Musical G $4,455,979 787,275
108 Tortilla Soup 8/24/2001 Comedy PG-13 $4,447,014 785,692
109 On the Line 10/26/2001 Romantic Comedy PG $4,356,743 769,743
110 Glitter 9/21/2001 Musical PG-13 $4,273,372 755,013
111 The Anniversary Party 6/8/2001 Drama R $4,013,506 709,100
112 With a Friend Like Harry 4/20/2001 Thriller/Suspense R $3,818,452 674,638
113 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 Adventure PG $3,317,618 586,152
114 Pootie Tang 6/29/2001 Comedy PG-13 $3,293,258 581,848
115 Soul Survivors 9/7/2001 Horror PG-13 $3,100,650 547,818
116 Songcatcher 6/15/2001 Drama PG-13 $3,050,934 539,034
117 Malena 12/22/2000 Drama R $2,956,419 522,336
118 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 12/14/2001 Drama Not Rated $2,862,000 505,654
119 In the Mood for Love 2/2/2001 Drama PG $2,734,044 483,047
120 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 Adventure Not Rated $2,648,928 468,008
121 Waking Life 10/19/2001 Drama R $2,539,796 448,727
122 Himalaya - l'enfance d'un chef 11/17/2000 Drama Not Rated $2,356,686 416,376
123 The Sidewalks of New York 11/21/2001 Comedy R $2,322,406 410,319
124 Gabriela 3/16/2001 Drama R $2,308,115 407,794
125 Innocence 8/17/2001 Drama R $2,081,251 367,712
126 Novocaine 11/16/2001 Comedy R $1,973,973 348,758
127 Carman: The Champion 3/2/2001 Drama PG-13 $1,743,863 308,103
128 Under the Sand 5/4/2001 Drama Not Rated $1,444,459 255,205
129 Best in Show 9/27/2000 Comedy PG-13 $1,441,606 254,701
130 Greenfingers 7/27/2001 Comedy R $1,439,287 254,291
131 Divided We Fall 6/8/2001 Drama PG-13 $1,320,112 233,235
132 Nuit de Noces 6/1/2001 Comedy Not Rated $1,238,180 218,760
133 L.I.E. 9/7/2001 Drama Open $1,132,337 200,060
134 The Center of the World 4/20/2001 Drama Not Rated $1,096,037 193,646
135 The Debut 3/16/2001 Comedy R $1,070,925 189,209
136 Gladiator 5/5/2000 Action R $1,060,814 187,423
137 Extreme Days 9/28/2001 Action PG $1,047,553 185,080
138 All Over the Guy 8/10/2001 Romantic Comedy R $1,006,969 177,910
139 Liam 9/21/2001 Drama R $1,006,408 177,811
140 Together 5/10/2001 R $1,004,201 177,421
141 American Desi 3/16/2001 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $902,835 159,511
142 The Closet 4/6/2001 Comedy R $879,496 155,388
143 Der Krieger und die Kaiserin 6/22/2001 Drama R $871,058 153,897
144 Brigham City 4/6/2001 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $851,137 150,378
145 Lagaan 6/15/2001 Musical PG $835,767 147,662
146 An American Rhapsody 8/10/2001 Drama PG-13 $798,483 141,075
147 Va Savoir (Who Knows?) 9/28/2001 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $786,732 138,999
148 Chunhyang 12/29/2000 Drama R $782,033 138,168
149 Yi Yi 10/6/2000 Drama Not Rated $765,319 135,215
150 The Man Who Cried 5/25/2001 Drama R $739,583 130,668
151 Faithless 1/26/2001 Drama R $734,597 129,787
152 Panic 12/1/2000 Drama R $706,749 124,867
153 Asoka 10/26/2001 Drama R $702,777 124,166
154 The Business of Strangers 12/7/2001 Drama R $696,184 123,001
155 Happy Accidents 8/24/2001 Romantic Comedy R $688,510 121,645
156 The Legend of Rita 1/26/2001 Drama Not Rated $666,565 117,768
157 Dayereh 3/9/2001 Drama Not Rated $658,435 116,331
158 Yaadein 7/27/2001 Drama Not Rated $645,615 114,066
159 15 février 1839 1/26/2001 Drama Not Rated $640,790 113,214
160 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 Adventure Not Rated $640,110 113,094
161 Blow Dry 3/7/2001 Comedy R $637,769 112,680
162 The Taste of Others 2/9/2001 Romantic Comedy R $635,282 112,241
163 My First Mister 10/12/2001 Drama R $615,406 108,729
164 Dinner Rush 9/28/2001 Drama R $596,190 105,334
165 Little Nicky 11/10/2000 Comedy PG-13 $594,247 104,991
166 Almost Famous 9/15/2000 Comedy R $589,553 104,161
167 Bread and Roses 5/11/2001 Drama R $536,465 94,782
168 I'm the One That I Want 8/4/2000 Concert/Performance Not Rated $525,911 92,917
169 Gosford Park 12/26/2001 Comedy R $524,385 92,648
170 Big Eden 6/1/2001 Drama PG-13 $503,796 89,010
171 Fat Girl 10/12/2001 Drama Not Rated $492,177 86,957
172 Brother 7/20/2001 Thriller/Suspense R $447,750 79,108
173 Donnie Darko 6/4/2004 Drama R $420,618 74,314
174 The Affair of the Necklace 11/30/2001 Drama R $414,563 73,244
175 Le pacte des loups 1/11/2002 Action R $401,634 70,960
176 The Devil's Backbone 11/21/2001 Horror R $381,872 67,469
177 Across The Sea of Time 10/20/1995 Drama G $339,068 59,906
178 Space Cowboys 8/4/2000 Adventure PG-13 $274,158 48,438
179 Wings of Courage 4/21/1995 Drama G $257,707 45,531
180 No Man's Land 12/7/2001 Drama R $234,880 41,498
181 The 6th Day 11/17/2000 Action PG-13 $226,067 39,941
182 Monster's Ball 12/26/2001 Drama R $217,552 38,437
183 Catfish in Black Bean Sauce 6/9/2000 Comedy PG-13 $207,990 36,747
184 Red Planet 11/10/2000 Action PG-13 $207,836 36,720
185 The Fluffer 11/16/2001 Drama R $161,632 28,557
186 Company Man 3/9/2001 Comedy PG-13 $146,028 25,800
187 Boys to Men 4/27/2001 Drama Not Rated $144,765 25,577
188 About Adam 5/11/2001 Comedy R $142,699 25,212
189 A Time for Drunken Horses 10/27/2000 Drama Not Rated $142,233 25,130
190 Place Vendome 8/18/2000 Drama Not Rated $142,191 25,122
191 La Bûche 11/17/2000 Comedy Not Rated $136,502 24,117
192 Ginger Snaps 5/11/2001 Horror Not Rated $129,939 22,957
193 Kandahar 12/14/2001 Drama Not Rated $125,150 22,111
194 Bounce 11/17/2000 Drama PG-13 $103,791 18,338
195 Better than Sex 10/26/2001 Romantic Comedy R $94,940 16,774
196 ABCD 11/30/2001 Drama Not Rated $83,372 14,730
197 Best Man in Grass Creek 4/20/2001 Romantic Comedy PG $81,760 14,445
198 Decalogue 6/9/2000 Drama Not Rated $75,575 13,352
199 I Am Sam 12/28/2001 Drama PG-13 $67,418 11,911
200 La Ciénaga 10/5/2001 Comedy Not Rated $66,811 11,804
201 Beautiful Creatures 4/6/2001 Comedy R $55,381 9,785
202 The Amati Girls 1/19/2001 Drama PG $47,767 8,439
203 Aberdeen 8/17/2001 Drama Not Rated $43,821 7,742
204 Simon Magus 3/9/2001 Not Rated $38,214 6,752
205 The Basket 5/5/2000 Drama PG $32,980 5,827
206 Auggie Rose 5/18/2001 Drama R $31,200 5,512
207 The American Astronaut 10/12/2001 Musical Not Rated $29,236 5,165
208 Sunshine 6/9/2000 Drama R $28,470 5,030
209 Adanggaman 7/13/2001 Drama Not Rated $27,760 4,905
210 Cleopatra's Second Husband 9/29/2000 Drama Not Rated $26,299 4,646
211 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy 9/29/2000 Comedy R $25,400 4,488
212 An Everlasting Piece 12/22/2000 Comedy R $22,305 3,941
213 Baran 12/7/2001 Drama PG $21,702 3,834
214 Forgive Me Father 1/26/2001 Drama R $20,840 3,682
215 Bangkok Dangerous 10/19/2001 Action R $18,502 3,269
216 The Annihilation of Fish 11/2/2001 Drama R $18,335 3,239
217 Born Romantic 9/28/2001 Comedy R $14,597 2,579
218 Amy 2/2/2001 Comedy PG-13 $7,880 1,392
219 Trouble Every Day 11/30/2001 Horror Not Rated $6,558 1,159
220 Blue Moon 11/3/2000 Comedy PG-13 $5,968 1,054
221 Burlesk King 6/30/2000 Drama Not Rated $3,369 595
222 Mauvais sang 4/27/2001 Drama Not Rated $2,075 367
223 Blood, Friends and Money 9/22/2000 Horror Not Rated $982 173
224 Geboren in Absurdistan 1/26/2001 Comedy Not Rated $976 172
Total Gross of All Movies$3,941,458,659
Total Tickets Sold696,370,786

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2001. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2001. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.