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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 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 New Line PG-13 $86,602,112 13,945,589
11 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie 11/19/2004 Paramount Pictures PG $81,900,075 13,188,417
12 The Chronicles of Riddick 6/11/2004 Universal PG-13 $57,712,751 9,293,518
13 King Arthur 7/7/2004 Walt Disney PG-13 $51,877,963 8,353,939
14 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 9/17/2004 Paramount Pictures PG $37,760,080 6,080,528
15 Alexander 11/24/2004 Warner Bros. R $34,000,304 5,475,089
16 Around the World in 80 Days 6/16/2004 Walt Disney PG $24,004,159 3,865,404
17 Yu-Gi-Oh 8/13/2004 Warner Bros. PG $19,762,690 3,182,397
18 Flight of the Phoenix 12/17/2004 20th Century Fox PG-13 $16,720,242 2,692,470
19 Catch That Kid 2/6/2004 20th Century Fox PG $16,703,799 2,689,822
20 Peter Pan 12/25/2003 Universal PG $14,238,615 2,292,852
21 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 11/14/2003 20th Century Fox PG-13 $10,920,242 1,758,493
22 Thunderbirds 7/30/2004 Universal PG $6,768,055 1,089,863
23 Young Black Stallion 12/25/2003 Walt Disney G $4,264,441 686,705
24 Clifford's Really Big Movie 4/23/2004 Warner Bros. G $2,922,354 470,588
25 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $2,830,964 455,871
26 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $2,818,321 453,835
27 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $2,177,670 350,671
28 Brother Bear 10/24/2003 Walt Disney G $2,038,979 328,338
29 Lakshya 6/18/2004 UTV Communications Not Rated $752,344 121,150
30 The Legend of Johnny Lingo 8/29/2003 Innovation Film Group G $699,304 112,609
31 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $383,357 61,732
32 Timeline 11/26/2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $367,501 59,178
33 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 7/25/2003 Miramax/Dimension PG $82,010 13,206
34 Kaena 6/25/2004 IDP Distribution PG-13 $7,674 1,235
Total Gross of All Movies$2,554,641,986
Total Tickets Sold411,375,505

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.

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.