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Box Office Performance for Musical Movies in 2009

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Fame 9/25/2009 MGM PG $22,455,510 2,994,068
2 Nine 12/25/2009 Weinstein Co. PG-13 $13,745,976 1,832,796
3 The Wizard of Oz 9/23/2009 Warner Bros. PG-13 $1,140,000 152,000
4 Chandni Chowk to China 1/16/2009 Warner Bros. PG-13 $921,738 122,898
5 The Nightmare Before Christmas 10/13/1993 Walt Disney PG $406,085 54,145
6 High School Musical 3: Senior Year 10/24/2008 Walt Disney G $335,126 44,683
7 The Big Gay Musical 9/11/2009 Self Distributed Not Rated $223,455 29,794
8 Love N' Dancing 5/8/2009 Screen Media Films PG $47,812 6,374
9 Were the World Mine 10/31/2008 SPEAKproductions Not Rated $36,592 4,878
10 Sita Sings the Blues 12/25/2009 Self Distributed Not Rated $18,626 2,483
Total Gross of All Movies$39,330,920
Total Tickets Sold5,244,119

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2009. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2009. 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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