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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 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 11/7/2008 Paramount Pictures PG $177,016,810 24,654,152
5 Horton Hears a Who 3/14/2008 20th Century Fox G $154,529,439 21,522,206
6 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 5/16/2008 Walt Disney PG $141,621,490 19,724,441
7 The Incredible Hulk 6/13/2008 Universal PG-13 $134,806,913 18,775,336
8 Bolt 11/21/2008 Walt Disney PG $109,917,145 15,308,795
9 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 8/1/2008 Universal PG-13 $102,491,776 14,274,621
10 Journey to the Center of the Earth 7/11/2008 Warner Bros. PG $101,704,370 14,164,954
11 10,000 B.C. 3/7/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $94,784,201 13,201,142
12 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 10/3/2008 Walt Disney PG $93,778,953 13,061,136
13 Bedtime Stories 12/25/2008 Walt Disney PG $85,539,168 11,913,533
14 Jumper 2/14/2008 20th Century Fox PG-13 $80,172,128 11,166,035
15 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 20th Century Fox PG-13 $74,424,256 10,365,495
16 The Spiderwick Chronicles 2/14/2008 Paramount Pictures PG $71,195,053 9,915,746
17 Fool's Gold 2/8/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $70,231,041 9,781,482
18 Alvin and the Chipmunks 12/14/2007 20th Century Fox PG $63,694,531 8,871,105
19 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets 12/21/2007 Walt Disney PG $49,090,706 6,837,145
20 Nim's Island 4/4/2008 20th Century Fox PG $48,006,762 6,686,179
21 College Road Trip 3/7/2008 Walt Disney G $45,610,425 6,352,427
22 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 8/6/2008 Warner Bros. PG-13 $44,089,964 6,140,664
23 The Tale of Despereaux 12/19/2008 Universal G $43,661,775 6,081,027
24 Star Wars: The Clone Wars 8/15/2008 Warner Bros. PG $35,161,554 4,897,152
25 Space Chimps 7/18/2008 20th Century Fox G $30,105,968 4,193,032
26 Igor 9/19/2008 MGM PG $19,447,221 2,708,527
27 The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie 1/11/2008 Universal G $12,981,269 1,807,976
28 Fly Me To the Moon 8/15/2008 Summit Entertainment G $12,564,415 1,749,918
29 Meet Dave 7/11/2008 20th Century Fox PG $11,803,254 1,643,907
30 City of Ember 10/10/2008 20th Century Fox PG $7,862,312 1,095,030
31 The Golden Compass 12/7/2007 New Line PG-13 $4,443,232 618,834
32 The Fall 5/9/2008 Roadside Attractions R $2,280,348 317,597
33 Bee Movie 11/2/2007 Paramount Pictures PG $2,112,935 294,281
34 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $1,862,997 259,470
35 Beowulf 11/16/2007 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $1,075,379 149,774
36 Astérix aux Jeux Olympiques 7/4/2008 Not Rated $999,811 139,249
37 Delgo 12/12/2008 Freestyle Releasing PG $915,840 127,554
38 Heroes 10/24/2008 Eros Entertainment R $655,538 91,300
39 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $514,912 71,714
40 Drona 10/3/2008 Eros Entertainment Not Rated $475,104 66,170
41 C'est pas moi, je le jure! 9/26/2008 Not Rated $235,027 32,733
42 長江七號 (CJ7) 3/7/2008 Sony Pictures Classics PG $206,678 28,785
43 The Darjeeling Limited 9/29/2007 Fox Searchlight R $204,055 28,420
44 The Flyboys 8/15/2008 Self Distributed PG-13 $144,110 20,071
45 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $139,720 19,459
46 Christmas in Wonderland 11/9/2007 Yari Film Group Releasing PG $78,566 10,942
47 A Plumm Summer 4/25/2008 Freestyle Releasing PG $60,668 8,449
48 Roadside Romeo 10/24/2008 Yash Raj Films Not Rated $55,202 7,688
49 Blue Gap Boy'z 11/7/2008 Better World Distribution Not Rated $51,576 7,183
50 Passage to Zarahemla 10/12/2007 Somerset Films PG-13 $47,935 6,676
51 Mission Istaanbul 7/25/2008 Raja Cinema Not Rated $29,269 4,076
52 Last Stop for Paul 3/8/2008 Mandt Brothers PG-13 $11,340 1,579
53 One Piece: Episode of Alabaster - Sabaku no Ojou to Kaizoku Tachi 2/7/2008 The Bigger Picture Not Rated $6,587 917
54 Solar Flare 6/6/2008 Regent Releasing PG-13 $4,098 570
55 Camille 11/14/2008 A-Mark Entertainment PG-13 $3,849 536
56 The Holy Mountain 1/21/2007 Abkco Films Not Rated $3,755 522
Total Gross of All Movies$2,689,254,029
Total Tickets Sold374,547,907

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.

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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