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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2008

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2008 GrossTickets Sold
1 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 5/22/2008 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $317,101,119 44,164,501
2 WALL-E 6/27/2008 Walt Disney G $223,806,889 31,170,876
3 Kung Fu Panda 6/6/2008 Paramount Pictures PG $215,434,591 30,004,818
4 Horton Hears a Who 3/14/2008 20th Century Fox G $154,529,439 21,522,206
5 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 5/16/2008 Walt Disney PG $141,621,490 19,724,441
6 The Incredible Hulk 6/13/2008 Universal PG-13 $134,806,913 18,775,336
7 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 8/1/2008 Universal PG-13 $102,491,776 14,274,621
8 Journey to the Center of the Earth 7/11/2008 Warner Bros. PG $101,704,370 14,164,954
9 10,000 B.C. 3/7/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $94,784,201 13,201,142
10 Jumper 2/14/2008 20th Century Fox PG-13 $80,172,128 11,166,035
11 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 20th Century Fox PG-13 $74,424,256 10,365,495
12 The Spiderwick Chronicles 2/14/2008 Paramount Pictures PG $71,195,053 9,915,746
13 Fool's Gold 2/8/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $70,231,041 9,781,482
14 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets 12/21/2007 Walt Disney PG $49,090,706 6,837,145
15 Nim's Island 4/4/2008 20th Century Fox PG $48,006,762 6,686,179
16 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 8/6/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $44,089,964 6,140,664
17 The Tale of Despereaux 12/19/2008 Universal G $43,661,775 6,081,027
18 Star Wars: The Clone Wars 8/15/2008 Warner Bros. PG $35,161,554 4,897,152
19 Space Chimps 7/18/2008 20th Century Fox G $30,105,968 4,193,032
20 Fly Me To the Moon 8/15/2008 Summit Entertainment G $12,564,415 1,749,918
21 City of Ember 10/10/2008 20th Century Fox PG $7,862,312 1,095,030
22 The Golden Compass 12/7/2007 New Line PG-13 $4,443,232 618,834
23 The Fall 5/9/2008 Roadside Attractions R $2,280,348 317,597
24 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $1,862,997 259,470
25 Beowulf 11/16/2007 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $1,075,379 149,774
26 Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques 7/4/2008 Not Rated $999,811 139,249
27 Delgo 12/12/2008 Freestyle Releasing PG $915,840 127,554
28 Heroes 10/24/2008 Eros Entertainment R $655,538 91,300
29 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $514,912 71,714
30 Drona 10/3/2008 Eros Entertainment Not Rated $475,104 66,170
31 The Darjeeling Limited 9/29/2007 Fox Searchlight R $204,055 28,420
32 The Flyboys 8/15/2008 Self Distributed PG-13 $144,110 20,071
33 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $139,720 19,459
34 A Plumm Summer 4/25/2008 Freestyle Releasing PG $60,668 8,449
35 Roadside Romeo 10/24/2008 Yash Raj Films Not Rated $55,202 7,688
36 Blue Gap Boy'z 11/7/2008 Better World Distribution Not Rated $51,576 7,183
37 Passage to Zarahemla 10/12/2007 Somerset Films PG-13 $47,935 6,676
38 Mission Istaanbul 7/25/2008 Raja Cinema Not Rated $29,269 4,076
39 Last Stop for Paul 3/8/2008 Mandt Brothers PG-13 $11,340 1,579
40 One Piece: Episode of Alabaster - Sabaku no Ojou to Kaizoku Tachi 2/7/2008 The Bigger Picture Not Rated $6,587 917
41 Solar Flare 6/6/2008 Regent Releasing PG-13 $4,098 570
42 Camille 11/14/2008 A-Mark Entertainment PG-13 $3,849 536
43 The Holy Mountain 1/21/2007 Abkco Films Not Rated $3,755 522
Total Gross of All Movies$2,066,832,047
Total Tickets Sold287,859,608

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.