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Box Office Performance for Super Hero Movies in 2008

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2008 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Dark Knight 7/18/2008 Action PG-13 $531,001,578 73,955,652
2 Iron Man 5/2/2008 Action PG-13 $318,412,101 44,347,089
3 Hancock 7/1/2008 Action PG-13 $227,946,274 31,747,391
4 The Incredible Hulk 6/13/2008 Adventure PG-13 $134,806,913 18,775,336
5 Hellboy II: The Golden Army 7/11/2008 Action PG-13 $75,986,503 10,583,078
6 Superhero Movie 3/28/2008 Comedy PG-13 $25,874,034 3,603,626
7 The Spirit 12/25/2008 Action PG-13 $17,743,738 2,471,273
8 Punisher: War Zone 12/5/2008 Action R $8,050,977 1,121,306
Total Gross of All Movies$1,339,822,118
Total Tickets Sold186,604,751

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2008. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2008. 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.