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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 Scooby-Doo 6/14/2002 Warner Bros. PG $153,294,164 26,384,537
7 Lilo & Stitch 6/21/2002 Walt Disney PG $145,771,527 25,089,763
8 The Santa Clause 2 11/1/2002 Walt Disney G $138,277,797 23,799,965
9 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 New Line PG-13 $107,854,245 18,563,553
10 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams 8/7/2002 Miramax/Dimension PG $85,570,368 14,728,118
11 Snow Dogs 1/18/2002 Walt Disney PG $81,150,692 13,967,416
12 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron 5/24/2002 Dreamworks SKG G $73,215,310 12,601,602
13 Stuart Little 2 7/19/2002 Sony Pictures PG $64,956,806 11,180,173
14 The Time Machine 3/8/2002 Dreamworks SKG PG-13 $56,684,819 9,756,423
15 Like Mike 7/3/2002 20th Century Fox PG $51,432,423 8,852,396
16 Peter Pan: Return to Neverland 2/15/2002 Walt Disney G $48,430,258 8,335,672
17 Big Fat Liar 2/8/2002 Universal PG $47,811,275 8,229,135
18 The Master of Disguise 8/2/2002 Sony Pictures PG $40,363,530 6,947,251
19 Star Trek: Nemesis 12/13/2002 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $39,825,707 6,854,682
20 Clockstoppers 3/29/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $36,985,501 6,365,834
21 Treasure Planet 11/27/2002 Walt Disney PG $35,820,872 6,165,382
22 The Wild Thornberrys Movie 12/20/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $31,752,651 5,465,172
23 The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course 7/12/2002 MGM PG $28,436,931 4,894,480
24 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie 10/4/2002 Artisan G $25,408,198 4,373,183
25 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 12/21/2001 Paramount Pictures G $18,597,143 3,200,885
26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 11/16/2001 Warner Bros. PG $17,171,116 2,955,441
27 The Country Bears 7/26/2002 Walt Disney G $16,988,996 2,924,095
28 Hey Arnold! The Movie 6/28/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $13,684,949 2,355,412
29 The Powerpuff Girls 7/3/2002 Warner Bros. PG $11,411,644 1,964,138
30 Monsters, Inc. 11/2/2001 Walt Disney G $11,234,792 1,933,699
31 The Lion King (IMAX) 12/25/2002 IMAX Films G $5,986,626 1,030,400
32 Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi 9/20/2002 Walt Disney PG $5,462,320 940,158
33 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $4,301,999 740,447
34 Spider-Man/Men in Black II Double-Bill 9/6/2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $3,971,552 683,571
35 Pinocchio 12/25/2002 Miramax G $3,364,522 579,091
36 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $2,246,943 386,737
37 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,918,068 330,132
38 Pokemon 4Ever 10/11/2002 Miramax G $1,732,301 298,158
39 Black Knight 11/21/2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $1,480,102 254,750
40 Cyberworld 3D 10/6/2000 IMAX Films Not Rated $714,586 122,992
41 Metropolis 1/25/2002 Sony Pictures PG-13 $673,414 115,906
42 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $316,045 54,396
43 Planet of the Apes 7/27/2001 20th Century Fox PG-13 $170,202 29,294
44 Max Keeble's Big Move 10/5/2001 Walt Disney PG $143,477 24,694
45 Hansel & Gretel 10/18/2002 PG $100,477 17,293
Total Gross of All Movies$2,819,883,646
Total Tickets Sold485,350,002

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.

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

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).

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