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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2006

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2006 GrossTickets Sold
1 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 7/7/2006 Walt Disney PG-13 $423,315,812 64,628,368
2 Cars 6/9/2006 Walt Disney G $244,082,982 37,264,577
3 Superman Returns 6/28/2006 Warner Bros. PG-13 $200,120,000 30,552,671
4 Ice Age: The Meltdown 3/31/2006 20th Century Fox PG $195,330,621 29,821,468
5 Happy Feet 11/17/2006 Warner Bros. PG $175,967,627 26,865,286
6 Over the Hedge 5/19/2006 Paramount Pictures PG $155,019,340 23,667,074
7 Night at the Museum 12/22/2006 20th Century Fox PG $115,822,154 17,682,771
8 Open Season 9/29/2006 Sony Pictures PG $85,105,259 12,993,169
9 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause 11/3/2006 Walt Disney G $83,549,047 12,755,579
10 The Pink Panther 2/10/2006 Sony Pictures PG $82,226,474 12,553,660
11 Eight Below 2/17/2006 Walt Disney PG $81,612,565 12,459,933
12 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 12/9/2005 Walt Disney PG $74,033,080 11,302,760
13 Monster House 7/21/2006 Sony Pictures PG $73,661,010 11,245,955
14 Barnyard: The Original Party Animals 8/4/2006 Paramount Pictures PG $72,779,000 11,111,297
15 R.V. 4/28/2006 Sony Pictures PG $71,724,497 10,950,304
16 Flushed Away 11/3/2006 Paramount Pictures PG $61,733,119 9,424,903
17 Poseidon 5/12/2006 Warner Bros. PG-13 $60,674,817 9,263,330
18 Curious George 2/10/2006 Universal G $58,640,119 8,952,689
19 Eragon 12/15/2006 20th Century Fox PG $56,420,434 8,613,806
20 Hoodwinked 1/13/2006 Weinstein Co. PG $51,386,611 7,845,284
21 King Kong 12/14/2005 Universal PG-13 $49,574,715 7,568,658
22 Nanny McPhee 1/27/2006 Universal PG $47,279,279 7,218,210
23 Apocalypto 12/8/2006 Walt Disney R $42,654,236 6,512,097
24 The Wild 4/14/2006 Walt Disney G $37,384,046 5,707,487
25 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 12/21/2005 20th Century Fox PG $32,258,142 4,924,907
26 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $32,196,532 4,915,501
27 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties 6/16/2006 20th Century Fox PG $28,426,747 4,339,961
28 The Ant Bully 7/28/2006 Warner Bros. PG $28,142,535 4,296,570
29 Unaccompanied Minors 12/8/2006 Warner Bros. PG $14,993,733 2,289,119
30 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 11/18/2005 Warner Bros. PG-13 $14,880,404 2,271,817
31 Everyone's Hero 9/15/2006 20th Century Fox G $14,523,101 2,217,267
32 The New World 12/25/2005 New Line PG-13 $12,555,622 1,916,888
33 Zoom 8/11/2006 Sony Pictures PG $11,989,328 1,830,431
34 Hoot 5/5/2006 New Line PG $8,117,637 1,239,333
35 Doogal 2/24/2006 Weinstein Co. G $7,578,946 1,157,090
36 Chicken Little 11/4/2005 Walt Disney G $3,442,012 525,498
37 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $1,937,203 295,756
38 The Celestine Prophecy 4/19/2006 Ram Entertainment PG $1,214,661 185,444
39 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $769,288 117,448
40 Lassie 9/1/2006 IDP/Goldwyn/Roadside PG $652,163 99,566
41 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $541,636 82,692
42 Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss 10/27/2006 Indican Pictures G $174,299 26,610
43 Kaptein Sabeltann 9/22/2006 Indican Pictures Not Rated $105,152 16,053
44 Beowulf & Grendel 6/16/2006 Truly Indie R $68,820 10,506
45 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 10/7/2005 Dreamworks SKG G $49,071 7,491
46 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $48,202 7,359
Total Gross of All Movies$2,814,762,078
Total Tickets Sold429,734,643

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2006. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2006. 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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