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Box Office Performance for Thriller/Suspense Movies in 2009

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Taken 1/30/2009 20th Century Fox PG-13 $145,000,989 19,333,465
2 Angels & Demons 5/15/2009 Sony Pictures PG-13 $133,375,846 17,783,446
3 District 9 8/14/2009 Sony Pictures R $115,646,235 15,419,498
4 Knowing 3/20/2009 Summit Entertainment PG-13 $79,957,634 10,661,017
5 Law Abiding Citizen 10/16/2009 Overture Films R $72,928,813 9,723,841
6 Obsessed 4/24/2009 Sony Pictures PG-13 $68,261,644 9,101,552
7 Duplicity 3/20/2009 Universal PG-13 $40,572,825 5,409,710
8 State of Play 4/17/2009 Universal PG-13 $37,017,955 4,935,727
9 The Informant! 9/18/2009 Warner Bros. R $33,316,821 4,442,243
10 Push 2/6/2009 Summit Entertainment PG-13 $31,811,527 4,241,536
11 The Stepfather 10/16/2009 Sony Pictures PG-13 $29,062,561 3,875,008
12 The Fourth Kind 11/6/2009 Universal PG-13 $26,218,170 3,495,756
13 The International 2/13/2009 Sony Pictures R $25,450,527 3,393,403
14 Valkyrie 12/25/2008 United Artists PG-13 $22,373,908 2,983,188
15 Jennifer's Body 9/18/2009 20th Century Fox R $16,204,793 2,160,639
16 Armored 12/4/2009 Sony Pictures PG-13 $15,815,302 2,108,707
17 A Perfect Getaway 8/7/2009 Universal R $15,515,460 2,068,728
18 The Box 11/6/2009 Warner Bros. PG-13 $15,045,676 2,006,090
19 Crank 2: High Voltage 4/17/2009 Lionsgate R $13,684,249 1,824,567
20 Whiteout 9/11/2009 Warner Bros. R $10,275,638 1,370,085
21 Moon 6/12/2009 Sony Pictures Classics R $5,010,163 668,021
22 Sin Nombre 3/20/2009 Focus Features R $2,536,665 338,222
23 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Alliance Films R $2,186,693 291,559
24 Los abrazos rotos 11/20/2009 Sony Pictures Classics R $2,022,655 269,687
25 Kaminey 8/14/2009 UTV Communications Not Rated $1,286,143 171,485
26 Flickan som lekte med elden 7/9/2010 Music Box Films R $598,477 79,796
27 The Limits of Control 5/1/2009 Focus Features R $426,688 56,891
28 The Informers 4/24/2009 Senator Entertainment R $315,000 42,000
29 Ghajini 12/25/2008 AdLab Films Not Rated $237,949 31,726
30 12 3/4/2009 Sony Pictures Classics PG-13 $125,120 16,682
31 Sleep Dealer 4/17/2009 Maya Releasing PG-13 $80,136 10,684
32 Body of Lies 10/10/2008 Warner Bros. R $79,281 10,571
33 Julia 5/8/2009 Magnolia Pictures Not Rated $65,108 8,681
34 Ne le dis à personne 7/4/2008 Music Box Films Not Rated $60,915 8,122
35 Eagle Eye 9/26/2008 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $39,048 5,206
36 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 9/11/2009 Anchor Bay Entertainment PG-13 $32,917 4,388
37 Changeling 10/24/2008 Universal R $32,475 4,330
38 Surveillance 6/26/2009 Magnolia Pictures R $27,349 3,646
39 Donkey Punch 1/23/2009 Magnolia Pictures R $19,367 2,582
40 Killshot 1/23/2009 Weinstein Co. R $18,643 2,485
41 Los Cronocrímenes 12/12/2008 Magnolia Pictures R $16,633 2,217
42 The Escapist 4/3/2009 ThinkFilm Not Rated $13,439 1,791
43 The Perfect Sleep 3/13/2009 Cinema Epoch R $6,224 829
44 The Canyon 10/23/2009 Truly Indie R $1,785 238
Total Gross of All Movies$962,775,446
Total Tickets Sold128,370,045

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.

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.