Box Office History for PG-13 Movies in 2008

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreTheatrical
Distributor
2008 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Dark Knight 7/18/2008 Action Warner Bros. $531,001,578 73,955,652
2 Iron Man 5/2/2008 Action Paramount Pictures $318,412,101 44,347,089
3 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 5/22/2008 Adventure Paramount Pictures $317,101,119 44,164,501
4 Hancock 7/1/2008 Action Sony Pictures $227,946,274 31,747,392
5 Twilight 11/21/2008 Drama Summit Entertainment $176,922,850 24,641,065
6 Quantum of Solace 11/14/2008 Action Sony Pictures $166,820,413 23,234,041
7 Mamma Mia! 7/18/2008 Musical Universal $144,130,063 20,073,825
8 Juno 12/5/2007 Comedy Fox Searchlight $143,495,265 19,985,413
9 The Incredible Hulk 6/13/2008 Adventure Universal $134,806,913 18,775,336
10 Get Smart 6/20/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $130,319,208 18,150,308
11 Four Christmases 11/26/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $118,189,834 16,460,980
12 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 8/1/2008 Adventure Universal $102,491,776 14,274,621
13 Eagle Eye 9/26/2008 Thriller/Suspense Paramount Pictures $101,401,695 14,122,799
14 You Don't Mess With the Zohan 6/6/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures $100,018,837 13,930,200
15 10,000 B.C. 3/7/2008 Adventure Warner Bros. $94,784,201 13,201,142
16 Beverly Hills Ninja 1/17/1997 Comedy Sony Pictures $93,778,953 13,061,136
17 The Bucket List 1/11/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $92,588,080 12,895,276
18 21 3/28/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $81,159,365 11,303,533
19 What Happens in Vegas... 5/9/2008 Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox $80,277,646 11,180,731
20 Jumper 2/14/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $80,172,128 11,166,035
21 Cloverfield 1/18/2008 Action Paramount Pictures $80,048,433 11,148,807
22 Yes Man 12/19/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $79,507,388 11,073,452
23 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 12/25/2008 Drama Paramount Pictures $79,297,086 11,044,162
24 27 Dresses 1/18/2008 Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox $76,808,654 10,697,584
25 Hellboy II: The Golden Army 7/11/2008 Action Universal $75,986,503 10,583,078
26 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $74,424,256 10,365,495
27 Vantage Point 2/22/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $72,266,306 10,064,945
28 Fool's Gold 2/8/2008 Adventure Warner Bros. $70,231,041 9,781,482
29 Valkyrie 12/25/2008 Thriller/Suspense United Artists $60,733,921 8,458,763
30 Baby Mama 4/25/2008 Comedy Universal $60,494,212 8,425,378
31 Seven Pounds 12/19/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $60,147,298 8,377,061
32 Step Up 2 the Streets 2/14/2008 Drama Walt Disney $58,017,783 8,080,471
33 The Forbidden Kingdom 4/18/2008 Action Lionsgate $52,075,270 7,252,823
34 I am Legend 12/14/2007 Horror Warner Bros. $50,263,436 7,000,479
35 The House Bunny 8/22/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures $48,237,389 6,718,299
36 Australia 11/26/2008 Drama 20th Century Fox $46,686,713 6,502,328
37 Made of Honor 5/2/2008 Romantic Comedy Sony Pictures $46,012,734 6,408,459
38 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 8/6/2008 Adventure Warner Bros. $44,089,964 6,140,664
39 Prom Night 4/11/2008 Horror Sony Pictures $43,869,350 6,109,937
40 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2/8/2008 Comedy Universal $42,436,517 5,910,378
41 Meet the Browns 3/21/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $41,975,388 5,846,154
42 Nights in Rodanthe 9/26/2008 Drama Warner Bros. $41,802,381 5,822,059
43 Max Payne 10/17/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $40,677,229 5,665,352
44 Lakeview Terrace 9/19/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $39,263,506 5,468,455
45 Meet the Spartans 1/25/2008 Comedy 20th Century Fox $38,233,676 5,325,025
46 First Sunday 1/11/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures $37,931,869 5,282,990
47 The Secret Life of Bees 10/17/2008 Drama Fox Searchlight $37,525,311 5,226,366
48 The Family That Preys 9/12/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $37,105,289 5,167,868
49 Drillbit Taylor 3/21/2008 Comedy Paramount Pictures $32,862,104 4,576,895
50 Definitely, Maybe 2/14/2008 Romantic Comedy Universal $32,241,649 4,490,480
51 The Love Guru 6/20/2008 Comedy Paramount Pictures $32,235,793 4,489,665
52 Transporter 3 11/26/2008 Action Lionsgate $31,715,062 4,417,140
53 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist 10/3/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $31,487,293 4,385,417
54 The Eye 2/1/2008 Thriller/Suspense Lionsgate $31,418,697 4,375,863
55 Leatherheads 4/4/2008 Romantic Comedy Universal $31,373,938 4,369,629
56 The Women 9/12/2008 Comedy Picturehouse $26,902,075 3,746,807
57 One Missed Call 1/4/2008 Horror Warner Bros. $26,890,041 3,745,131
58 The Other Boleyn Girl 2/29/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $26,814,957 3,734,674
59 Shutter 3/21/2008 Horror 20th Century Fox $25,928,550 3,611,219
60 Superhero Movie 3/28/2008 Comedy MGM $25,874,034 3,603,626
61 P.S., I Love You 12/21/2007 Romantic Comedy Warner Bros. $25,794,246 3,592,513
62 W. 10/17/2008 Drama Lionsgate $25,534,493 3,556,336
63 Never Back Down 3/14/2008 Action Summit Entertainment $24,850,922 3,461,131
64 Traitor 8/27/2008 Thriller/Suspense Overture Films $23,530,831 3,277,275
65 Vicky Cristina Barcelona 8/15/2008 Comedy MGM $22,830,692 3,179,762
66 Babylon A.D. 8/29/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $22,532,572 3,138,241
67 The X-Files: I Want to Believe 7/25/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $20,982,478 2,922,351
68 Mad Money 1/18/2008 Comedy Overture Films $20,668,843 2,878,669
69 Doubt 12/12/2008 Drama Miramax $18,705,481 2,605,220
70 The Spirit 12/25/2008 Action Lionsgate $17,743,738 2,471,273
71 Swing Vote 8/1/2008 Comedy Walt Disney $16,289,867 2,268,784
72 Disaster Movie 8/29/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $14,190,901 1,976,449
73 The Duchess 9/19/2008 Drama Paramount Vantage $13,848,978 1,928,827
74 The Great Debaters 12/25/2007 Drama Weinstein Co. $13,791,114 1,920,768
75 The Haunting of Molly Hartley 10/31/2008 Thriller/Suspense Freestyle Releasing $13,442,412 1,872,202
76 Ghost Town 9/19/2008 Romantic Comedy Paramount Pictures $13,367,624 1,861,786
77 La misma luna 3/19/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $12,590,147 1,753,502
78 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 3/7/2008 Comedy Focus Features $12,313,694 1,714,999
79 The Golden Compass 12/7/2007 Adventure New Line $11,332,392 1,578,328
80 Be Kind Rewind 2/22/2008 Comedy New Line $11,175,164 1,556,430
81 The Visitor 4/11/2008 Comedy Overture Films $9,427,026 1,312,956
82 The Kite Runner 12/14/2007 Drama Paramount Vantage $9,372,753 1,305,397
83 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 11/7/2008 Drama Miramax $8,854,137 1,233,167
84 Over Her Dead Body 2/1/2008 Comedy New Line $7,570,127 1,054,335
85 Nothing Like the Holidays 12/12/2008 Comedy Overture Films $7,405,784 1,031,446
86 How She Move 1/25/2008 Drama Paramount Vantage $7,070,641 984,769
87 An American Carol 10/3/2008 Comedy Vivendi Entertainment $7,013,191 976,768
88 Brideshead Revisited 7/25/2008 Drama Miramax $6,432,256 895,857
89 The Rocker 8/20/2008 Comedy 20th Century Fox $6,409,528 892,692
90 Run, Fatboy, Run 3/28/2008 Comedy Picturehouse $6,003,262 836,109
91 Le Scaphandre et le Papillon 11/30/2007 Drama Miramax $5,107,379 711,334
92 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale 1/11/2008 Action Freestyle Releasing $4,775,656 665,133
93 Flash of Genius 10/3/2008 Drama Universal $4,442,377 618,715
94 Persepolis 12/25/2007 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $4,280,031 596,105
95 Witless Protection 2/22/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $4,151,836 578,250
96 Bottle Shock 8/6/2008 Drama Freestyle Releasing $4,048,523 563,861
97 Bikur Ha-Tizmoret 2/8/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures Classics $3,053,823 425,324
98 Man on Wire 7/25/2008 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $2,942,990 409,887
99 Hors de Prix 3/28/2008 Comedy Samuel Goldwyn Films $2,164,670 301,486
100 Son of Rambow: A Home Movie 5/2/2008 Comedy Paramount Vantage $1,785,505 248,678
101 Married Life 3/7/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,506,998 209,888
102 Race 3/21/2008 Action UTV Communications $1,367,024 190,393
103 Flawless 3/28/2008 Drama Magnolia Pictures $1,200,234 167,164
104 Brick Lane 6/20/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,094,998 152,507
105 Beowulf 11/16/2007 Adventure Paramount Pictures $1,075,379 149,774
106 And When Did You Last See Your Father? 6/6/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,071,240 149,198
107 Before the Rains 5/9/2008 Drama Roadside Attractions $1,037,128 144,447
108 Cassandra's Dream 1/18/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $973,018 135,518
109 American Teen 7/25/2008 Documentary Paramount Vantage $942,441 131,259
110 My Blueberry Nights 4/4/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $866,778 120,721
111 Dan in Real Life 10/26/2007 Romantic Comedy Walt Disney $735,810 102,481
112 Forever Strong 9/26/2008 Drama Crane Movie Company $719,556 100,217
113 Beer for My Horses 8/8/2008 Comedy Roadside Attractions $666,045 92,764
114 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films 2/15/2008 Multiple Genres Magnolia Pictures $508,695 70,849
115 Bella 10/26/2007 Drama Roadside Attractions $462,020 64,348
116 Starting Out in the Evening 11/23/2007 Drama Roadside Attractions $422,075 58,785
117 Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? 4/18/2008 Documentary Weinstein Co. $384,955 53,615
118 Last Chance Harvey 12/25/2008 Drama Overture Films $350,947 48,878
119 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* 5/30/2008 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $308,575 42,977
120 Passengers 10/24/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $292,437 40,729
121 Honeydripper 2/1/2008 Drama Emerging Pictures $252,103 35,112
122 Lars and the Real Girl 10/12/2007 Comedy MGM $248,606 34,625
123 Chaos Theory 3/14/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $240,476 33,492
124 La Môme 2/29/2008 Drama Picturehouse $230,722 32,134
125 Goal! 2: Living the Dream... 8/29/2008 Drama Walt Disney $225,067 31,346
126 Sixty Six 8/1/2008 Comedy First Independent Pictures $223,526 31,132
127 Call+Response 10/10/2008 Documentary Fair Trade Pictures $207,625 28,917
128 This Christmas 11/21/2007 Drama Sony Pictures $189,864 26,443
129 The Flyboys 8/15/2008 Adventure Self Distributed $144,110 20,071
130 The First Saturday in May 4/18/2008 Documentary Truly Indie $124,294 17,311
131 The Other End of the Line 10/31/2008 Romantic Comedy MGM $115,504 16,087
132 Trumbo 6/27/2008 Documentary Samuel Goldwyn Films $108,280 15,081
133 Kabluey 6/25/2007 Comedy Regent Releasing $83,506 11,630
134 Cover 2/22/2008 Thriller/Suspense Reel Diva Consultants $79,436 11,064
135 Ping Pong Playa 9/5/2008 Drama IFC Films $77,907 10,851
136 America the Beautiful 5/9/2008 Documentary First Independent Pictures $76,173 10,609
137 August Evening 9/5/2008 Drama Maya Releasing $74,494 10,375
138 Kenny 7/11/2008 Comedy Arcangelo Entertainment $69,221 9,641
139 Happy Valley 3/28/2008 Documentary Stone Five Studios $67,665 9,424
140 Deal 4/25/2008 Drama MGM $61,626 8,583
141 War Dance 11/9/2007 Documentary ThinkFilm $57,525 8,012
142 Shoot Down 1/25/2008 Documentary Magic Lamp $51,408 7,160
143 Gunnin' for that #1 Spot 6/27/2008 Documentary Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 7,076
144 Passage to Zarahemla 10/12/2007 Adventure Somerset Films $47,935 6,676
145 Breakfast with Scot 10/10/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $43,383 6,042
146 Blonde and Blonder 1/18/2008 Comedy Empire Pictures $38,848 5,411
147 I Can't Think Straight 11/21/2008 Romantic Comedy Regent Releasing $38,589 5,375
148 Shotgun Stories 12/14/2007 Drama International Film Circuit $37,116 5,169
149 Familiar Strangers 11/14/2008 Comedy Cavalier Films $30,552 4,255
150 Lou Reed's Berlin 7/18/2008 Concert/Performance Weinstein Co. $29,692 4,135
151 The Hottie and the Nottie 2/8/2008 Romantic Comedy Regent Releasing $27,696 3,857
152 The Dukes 11/14/2008 Comedy CAVU Releasing $26,157 3,643
153 Wie man sein leben kocht 10/26/2007 Documentary Roadside Attractions $23,789 3,313
154 Walking on Dead Fish 9/19/2008 Documentary Variance Films $20,705 2,884
155 Saving Marriage 10/17/2008 Documentary Regent Releasing $18,720 2,607
156 My Kid Could Paint That 10/5/2007 Documentary Sony Pictures Classics $18,133 2,525
157 The World Unseen 11/7/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $17,808 2,480
158 Harold 7/11/2008 Comedy City Lights Pictures $13,229 1,842
159 Outsourced 9/28/2007 Comedy Lantern Lane Entertainment $11,340 1,579
160 Last Stop for Paul 3/8/2008 Adventure Mandt Brothers $11,340 1,579
161 Lord, Save Us From Your Followers 6/13/2008 Documentary Thunderstruck Films $10,510 1,464
162 The Black Balloon 12/5/2008 Drama Icon Film Distribution $10,342 1,440
163 Amexicano 12/5/2008 Drama Maya Releasing $8,387 1,168
164 Solar Flare 6/6/2008 Adventure Regent Releasing $4,098 571
165 Camille 11/14/2008 Adventure A-Mark Entertainment $3,849 536
166 Polar Opposites 6/6/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $2,377 331
167 Jack and Jill vs. the World 4/11/2008 Romantic Comedy Lantern Lane Entertainment $1,964 274
168 Blonde Ambition 12/21/2007 Comedy First Look $1,764 246
169 White Rainbow 4/7/2006 Drama Rocky Mountain Pictures $1,403 195
Total Gross of All Movies$5,615,085,500
Total Tickets Sold782,045,335

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.