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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2004

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2004 GrossTickets Sold
1 Shrek 2 5/19/2004 Dreamworks SKG PG $441,226,247 71,050,925
2 Spider-Man 2 6/30/2004 Sony Pictures PG-13 $373,524,485 60,148,870
3 The Incredibles 11/5/2004 Walt Disney PG $251,657,004 40,524,477
4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 6/4/2004 Warner Bros. PG $249,538,952 40,183,406
5 The Day After Tomorrow 5/28/2004 20th Century Fox PG-13 $186,740,799 30,070,982
6 Shark Tale 10/1/2004 Dreamworks SKG PG $160,762,022 25,887,604
7 National Treasure 11/19/2004 Walt Disney PG $154,522,305 24,882,818
8 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $151,347,822 24,371,629
9 Ocean's Twelve 12/10/2004 Warner Bros. PG-13 $107,006,344 17,231,295
10 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events 12/17/2004 Paramount Pictures PG $94,616,745 15,236,190
11 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 New Line PG-13 $86,602,112 13,945,589
12 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed 3/26/2004 Warner Bros. PG $84,185,387 13,556,423
13 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie 11/19/2004 Paramount Pictures PG $81,900,075 13,188,417
14 Garfield: The Movie 6/11/2004 20th Century Fox PG $75,367,693 12,136,504
15 The Chronicles of Riddick 6/11/2004 Universal PG-13 $57,712,751 9,293,518
16 King Arthur 7/7/2004 Walt Disney PG-13 $51,877,963 8,353,939
17 Home on the Range 4/2/2004 Walt Disney PG $50,026,353 8,055,773
18 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 9/17/2004 Paramount Pictures PG $37,760,080 6,080,528
19 Alexander 11/24/2004 Warner Bros. R $34,000,304 5,475,089
20 Around the World in 80 Days 6/16/2004 Walt Disney PG $24,004,159 3,865,404
21 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London 3/12/2004 MGM PG $23,514,247 3,786,513
22 Yu-Gi-Oh 8/13/2004 Warner Bros. PG $19,762,690 3,182,397
23 Flight of the Phoenix 12/17/2004 20th Century Fox PG-13 $16,720,242 2,692,470
24 Catch That Kid 2/6/2004 20th Century Fox PG $16,703,799 2,689,822
25 Peter Pan 12/25/2003 Universal PG $14,238,615 2,292,852
26 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 11/14/2003 20th Century Fox PG-13 $10,920,242 1,758,493
27 Sleepover 7/9/2004 MGM PG $9,408,183 1,515,005
28 Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 8/27/2004 Sony Pictures PG $9,109,322 1,466,879
29 Thunderbirds 7/30/2004 Universal PG $6,768,055 1,089,863
30 Teacher's Pet: The Movie 1/16/2004 Walt Disney PG $6,491,969 1,045,405
31 The Haunted Mansion 11/26/2003 Walt Disney PG $5,395,243 868,799
32 Young Black Stallion 12/25/2003 Walt Disney G $4,264,441 686,705
33 Clifford's Really Big Movie 4/23/2004 Warner Bros. G $2,922,354 470,588
34 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $2,830,964 455,871
35 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $2,818,321 453,835
36 Elf 11/7/2003 New Line PG $2,560,874 412,379
37 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $2,177,670 350,671
38 Brother Bear 10/24/2003 Walt Disney G $2,038,979 328,338
39 The Cat in the Hat 11/21/2003 Universal PG $1,634,788 263,250
40 Lakshya 6/18/2004 UTV Communications Not Rated $752,344 121,150
41 The Legend of Johnny Lingo 8/29/2003 Innovation Film Group G $699,304 112,609
42 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $383,357 61,732
43 Timeline 11/26/2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $367,501 59,178
44 Looney Tunes: Back in Action 11/14/2003 Warner Bros. PG $272,310 43,850
45 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 7/25/2003 Miramax/Dimension PG $82,010 13,206
46 Kaena 6/25/2004 IDP Distribution PG-13 $7,674 1,235
47 Good Boy! 10/10/2003 MGM PG $1,480 238
Total Gross of All Movies$2,917,226,580
Total Tickets Sold469,762,713

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2004. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2004. 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).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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