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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2002

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2002 GrossTickets Sold
1 Spider-Man 5/3/2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $403,706,375 69,484,746
2 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones 5/16/2002 20th Century Fox PG $310,676,740 53,472,760
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 New Line PG-13 $262,300,833 45,146,442
4 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 11/15/2002 Warner Bros. PG $252,097,945 43,390,351
5 Ice Age 3/15/2002 20th Century Fox PG $176,387,405 30,359,277
6 Lilo & Stitch 6/21/2002 Walt Disney PG $145,771,527 25,089,763
7 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 New Line PG-13 $107,854,245 18,563,553
8 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams 8/7/2002 Miramax/Dimension PG $85,570,368 14,728,118
9 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron 5/24/2002 Dreamworks SKG G $73,215,310 12,601,602
10 The Time Machine 3/8/2002 Dreamworks SKG PG-13 $56,684,819 9,756,423
11 Peter Pan: Return to Neverland 2/15/2002 Walt Disney G $48,430,258 8,335,672
12 Star Trek: Nemesis 12/13/2002 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $39,825,707 6,854,682
13 Clockstoppers 3/29/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $36,985,501 6,365,834
14 Treasure Planet 11/27/2002 Walt Disney PG $35,820,872 6,165,382
15 The Wild Thornberrys Movie 12/20/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $31,752,651 5,465,172
16 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie 10/4/2002 Artisan G $25,408,198 4,373,183
17 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 12/21/2001 Paramount Pictures G $18,597,143 3,200,885
18 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 11/16/2001 Warner Bros. PG $17,171,116 2,955,441
19 The Country Bears 7/26/2002 Walt Disney G $16,988,996 2,924,095
20 Hey Arnold! The Movie 6/28/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $13,684,949 2,355,412
21 The Powerpuff Girls 7/3/2002 Warner Bros. PG $11,411,644 1,964,138
22 Monsters, Inc. 11/2/2001 Walt Disney G $11,234,792 1,933,699
23 The Lion King (IMAX) 12/25/2002 IMAX Films G $5,986,626 1,030,400
24 Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi 9/20/2002 Walt Disney PG $5,462,320 940,158
25 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $4,301,999 740,447
26 Spider-Man/Men in Black II Double-Bill 9/6/2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $3,971,552 683,571
27 Pinocchio 12/25/2002 Miramax G $3,364,522 579,091
28 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $2,246,943 386,737
29 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,918,068 330,132
30 Pokemon 4Ever 10/11/2002 Miramax G $1,732,301 298,158
31 Cyberworld 3D 10/6/2000 IMAX Films Not Rated $714,586 122,992
32 Metropolis 1/25/2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $673,414 115,906
33 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $316,045 54,396
34 Planet of the Apes 7/27/2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $170,202 29,294
Total Gross of All Movies$2,212,435,972
Total Tickets Sold380,797,912

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2002. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2002. 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.