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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 31,747,391
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 23,234,040
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 The Bucket List 1/11/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $92,588,080 12,895,276
17 21 3/28/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $81,159,365 11,303,532
18 What Happens in Vegas... 5/9/2008 Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox $80,277,646 11,180,731
19 Jumper 2/14/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $80,172,128 11,166,035
20 Cloverfield 1/18/2008 Action Paramount Pictures $80,048,433 11,148,807
21 Yes Man 12/19/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $79,507,388 11,073,452
22 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 12/25/2008 Drama Paramount Pictures $79,297,086 11,044,162
23 27 Dresses 1/18/2008 Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox $76,808,654 10,697,584
24 Hellboy II: The Golden Army 7/11/2008 Action Universal $75,986,503 10,583,078
25 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $74,424,256 10,365,495
26 Vantage Point 2/22/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $72,266,306 10,064,945
27 Fool's Gold 2/8/2008 Adventure Warner Bros. $70,231,041 9,781,482
28 Valkyrie 12/25/2008 Thriller/Suspense United Artists $60,733,921 8,458,763
29 Baby Mama 4/25/2008 Comedy Universal $60,494,212 8,425,378
30 Seven Pounds 12/19/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $60,147,298 8,377,061
31 Step Up 2 the Streets 2/14/2008 Drama Walt Disney $58,017,783 8,080,471
32 The Forbidden Kingdom 4/18/2008 Action Lionsgate $52,075,270 7,252,823
33 I am Legend 12/14/2007 Horror Warner Bros. $50,263,436 7,000,479
34 The House Bunny 8/22/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures $48,237,389 6,718,299
35 Australia 11/26/2008 Drama 20th Century Fox $46,686,713 6,502,328
36 Made of Honor 5/2/2008 Romantic Comedy Sony Pictures $46,012,734 6,408,458
37 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 8/6/2008 Adventure Warner Bros. $44,089,964 6,140,664
38 Prom Night 4/11/2008 Horror Sony Pictures $43,869,350 6,109,937
39 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins 2/8/2008 Comedy Universal $42,436,517 5,910,378
40 Meet the Browns 3/21/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $41,975,388 5,846,154
41 Nights in Rodanthe 9/26/2008 Drama Warner Bros. $41,802,381 5,822,059
42 Max Payne 10/17/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $40,677,229 5,665,352
43 Lakeview Terrace 9/19/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $39,263,506 5,468,454
44 Meet the Spartans 1/25/2008 Comedy 20th Century Fox $38,233,676 5,325,025
45 First Sunday 1/11/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures $37,931,869 5,282,990
46 The Secret Life of Bees 10/17/2008 Drama Fox Searchlight $37,525,311 5,226,366
47 The Family That Preys 9/12/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $37,105,289 5,167,868
48 Drillbit Taylor 3/21/2008 Comedy Paramount Pictures $32,862,104 4,576,895
49 Definitely, Maybe 2/14/2008 Romantic Comedy Universal $32,241,649 4,490,480
50 The Love Guru 6/20/2008 Comedy Paramount Pictures $32,235,793 4,489,665
51 Transporter 3 11/26/2008 Action Lionsgate $31,715,062 4,417,140
52 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist 10/3/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $31,487,293 4,385,416
53 The Eye 2/1/2008 Thriller/Suspense Lionsgate $31,418,697 4,375,863
54 Leatherheads 4/4/2008 Romantic Comedy Universal $31,373,938 4,369,629
55 The Women 9/12/2008 Comedy Picturehouse $26,902,075 3,746,807
56 One Missed Call 1/4/2008 Horror Warner Bros. $26,890,041 3,745,131
57 The Other Boleyn Girl 2/29/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $26,814,957 3,734,673
58 Shutter 3/21/2008 Horror 20th Century Fox $25,928,550 3,611,219
59 Superhero Movie 3/28/2008 Comedy MGM $25,874,034 3,603,626
60 P.S. I Love You 12/21/2007 Romantic Comedy Warner Bros. $25,794,246 3,592,513
61 W. 10/17/2008 Drama Lionsgate $25,534,493 3,556,336
62 Never Back Down 3/14/2008 Action Summit Entertainment $24,850,922 3,461,131
63 Traitor 8/27/2008 Thriller/Suspense Overture Films $23,530,831 3,277,274
64 Vicky Cristina Barcelona 8/15/2008 Comedy MGM $22,830,692 3,179,762
65 Babylon A.D. 8/29/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $22,532,572 3,138,241
66 The X-Files: I Want to Believe 7/25/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $20,982,478 2,922,351
67 Mad Money 1/18/2008 Comedy Overture Films $20,668,843 2,878,668
68 Doubt 12/12/2008 Drama Miramax $18,705,481 2,605,220
69 The Spirit 12/25/2008 Action Lionsgate $17,743,738 2,471,273
70 Swing Vote 8/1/2008 Comedy Walt Disney $16,289,867 2,268,783
71 Disaster Movie 8/29/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $14,190,901 1,976,449
72 The Duchess 9/19/2008 Drama Paramount Vantage $13,848,978 1,928,827
73 The Haunting of Molly Hartley 10/31/2008 Thriller/Suspense Freestyle Releasing $13,442,412 1,872,202
74 Ghost Town 9/19/2008 Romantic Comedy Paramount Pictures $13,367,624 1,861,786
75 La misma luna 3/19/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $12,590,147 1,753,502
76 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day 3/7/2008 Comedy Focus Features $12,313,694 1,714,999
77 Be Kind Rewind 2/22/2008 Comedy New Line $11,175,164 1,556,430
78 The Visitor 4/11/2008 Comedy Overture Films $9,427,026 1,312,956
79 The Kite Runner 12/14/2007 Drama Paramount Vantage $9,372,753 1,305,397
80 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 11/7/2008 Drama Miramax $8,854,137 1,233,166
81 The Great Debaters 12/25/2007 Drama Weinstein Co. $8,212,379 1,143,785
82 Over Her Dead Body 2/1/2008 Comedy New Line $7,570,127 1,054,335
83 Nothing Like the Holidays 12/12/2008 Comedy Overture Films $7,405,784 1,031,446
84 How She Move 1/25/2008 Drama Paramount Vantage $7,070,641 984,769
85 An American Carol 10/3/2008 Comedy Vivendi Entertainment $7,013,191 976,768
86 Brideshead Revisited 7/25/2008 Drama Miramax $6,432,256 895,857
87 The Rocker 8/20/2008 Comedy 20th Century Fox $6,409,528 892,692
88 Run, Fatboy, Run 3/28/2008 Comedy Picturehouse $6,003,262 836,109
89 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale 1/11/2008 Action Freestyle Releasing $4,775,656 665,133
90 Le Scaphandre et le Papillon 11/30/2007 Drama Miramax $4,531,162 631,081
91 The Golden Compass 12/7/2007 Adventure New Line $4,443,232 618,834
92 Flash of Genius 10/3/2008 Drama Universal $4,442,377 618,715
93 Witless Protection 2/22/2008 Comedy Lionsgate $4,151,836 578,250
94 Persepolis 12/25/2007 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $4,129,763 575,175
95 Bottle Shock 8/6/2008 Drama Freestyle Releasing $4,048,523 563,861
96 Bikur Ha-Tizmoret 2/8/2008 Comedy Sony Pictures Classics $3,053,823 425,323
97 Man on Wire 7/25/2008 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $2,942,990 409,887
98 Hors de Prix 3/28/2008 Comedy Samuel Goldwyn Films $2,164,670 301,486
99 Son of Rambow: A Home Movie 5/2/2008 Comedy Paramount Vantage $1,785,505 248,678
100 Married Life 3/7/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,506,998 209,888
101 Race 3/21/2008 Action UTV Communications $1,367,024 190,393
102 Flawless 3/28/2008 Drama Magnolia Pictures $1,200,234 167,163
103 Brick Lane 6/20/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,094,998 152,506
104 Beowulf 11/16/2007 Adventure Paramount Pictures $1,075,379 149,774
105 And When Did You Last See Your Father? 6/6/2008 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $1,071,240 149,197
106 Before the Rains 5/9/2008 Drama Roadside Attractions $1,037,128 144,446
107 Cassandra's Dream 1/18/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $973,018 135,517
108 American Teen 7/25/2008 Documentary Paramount Vantage $942,441 131,259
109 My Blueberry Nights 4/4/2008 Drama Weinstein Co. $866,778 120,721
110 Forever Strong 9/26/2008 Drama Crane Movie Company $719,556 100,216
111 Beer for My Horses 8/8/2008 Comedy Roadside Attractions $666,045 92,763
112 Dan in Real Life 10/26/2007 Romantic Comedy Walt Disney $512,547 71,385
113 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films 2/15/2008 Multiple Genres Magnolia Pictures $508,695 70,848
114 Bella 10/26/2007 Drama Roadside Attractions $428,867 59,730
115 Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? 4/18/2008 Documentary Weinstein Co. $384,955 53,614
116 Starting Out in the Evening 11/23/2007 Drama Roadside Attractions $374,092 52,101
117 Last Chance Harvey 12/25/2008 Drama Overture Films $350,947 48,878
118 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* 5/30/2008 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $308,575 42,977
119 Passengers 10/24/2008 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $292,437 40,729
120 Honeydripper 2/1/2008 Drama Emerging Pictures $244,727 34,084
121 Chaos Theory 3/14/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $240,476 33,492
122 La Môme 2/29/2008 Drama Picturehouse $227,482 31,682
123 Goal! 2: Living the Dream... 8/29/2008 Drama Walt Disney $225,067 31,346
124 Sixty Six 8/1/2008 Comedy First Independent Pictures $223,526 31,131
125 Call+Response 10/10/2008 Documentary Fair Trade Pictures $208,806 29,081
126 Lars and the Real Girl 10/12/2007 Comedy MGM $195,922 27,287
127 The Flyboys 8/15/2008 Adventure Self Distributed $144,110 20,071
128 The First Saturday in May 4/18/2008 Documentary Truly Indie $124,294 17,311
129 The Other End of the Line 10/31/2008 Romantic Comedy MGM $115,504 16,086
130 Trumbo 6/27/2008 Documentary Samuel Goldwyn Films $108,280 15,080
131 Kabluey 6/25/2007 Comedy Regent Releasing $83,506 11,630
132 Cover 2/22/2008 Thriller/Suspense Reel Diva Consultants $79,436 11,063
133 Ping Pong Playa 9/5/2008 Drama IFC Films $77,907 10,850
134 August Evening 9/5/2008 Drama Maya Releasing $74,494 10,375
135 Kenny 7/11/2008 Comedy Arcangelo Entertainment $69,221 9,640
136 Happy Valley 3/28/2008 Documentary Stone Five Studios $67,665 9,424
137 Deal 4/25/2008 Drama MGM $61,626 8,583
138 War Dance 11/9/2007 Documentary ThinkFilm $57,525 8,011
139 Shoot Down 1/25/2008 Documentary Magic Lamp $51,408 7,159
140 Gunnin' for that #1 Spot 6/27/2008 Documentary Oscilloscope Pictures $50,804 7,075
141 Passage to Zarahemla 10/12/2007 Adventure Somerset Films $47,935 6,676
142 Breakfast with Scot 10/10/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $43,383 6,042
143 Blonde and Blonder 1/18/2008 Comedy Empire Pictures $38,848 5,410
144 I Can't Think Straight 11/21/2008 Romantic Comedy Regent Releasing $38,589 5,374
145 Shotgun Stories 12/14/2007 Drama International Film Circuit $36,309 5,056
146 Familiar Strangers 11/14/2008 Comedy Cavalier Films $30,552 4,255
147 Lou Reed's Berlin 7/18/2008 Concert/Performance Weinstein Co. $29,692 4,135
148 The Hottie and the Nottie 2/8/2008 Romantic Comedy Regent Releasing $27,696 3,857
149 The Dukes 11/14/2008 Comedy CAVU Releasing $26,157 3,643
150 Wie man sein leben kocht 10/26/2007 Documentary Roadside Attractions $21,771 3,032
151 Walking on Dead Fish 9/19/2008 Documentary Variance Films $20,705 2,883
152 Saving Marriage 10/17/2008 Documentary Regent Releasing $18,720 2,607
153 The World Unseen 11/7/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $17,808 2,480
154 My Kid Could Paint That 10/5/2007 Documentary Sony Pictures Classics $14,790 2,059
155 Harold 7/11/2008 Comedy City Lights Pictures $13,229 1,842
156 Last Stop for Paul 3/8/2008 Adventure Mandt Brothers $11,340 1,579
157 Lord, Save Us From Your Followers 6/13/2008 Documentary Thunderstruck Films $10,510 1,463
158 The Black Balloon 12/5/2008 Drama Icon Film Distribution $10,342 1,440
159 Amexicano 12/5/2008 Drama Maya Releasing $8,387 1,168
160 Solar Flare 6/6/2008 Adventure Regent Releasing $4,098 570
161 Camille 11/14/2008 Adventure A-Mark Entertainment $3,849 536
162 Polar Opposites 6/6/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $2,377 331
163 Jack and Jill vs. the World 4/11/2008 Romantic Comedy Lantern Lane Entertainment $1,964 273
164 Outsourced 9/28/2007 Comedy Lantern Lane Entertainment $606 84
165 White Rainbow 4/7/2006 Drama Rocky Mountain Pictures $541 75
Total Gross of All Movies$5,507,460,084
Total Tickets Sold767,055,678

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.