Box Office History for PG Movies in 2009

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreTheatrical
Distributor
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 7/15/2009 Adventure Warner Bros. $301,959,197 40,261,226
2 Up 5/29/2009 Adventure Walt Disney $293,004,164 39,067,222
3 Monsters vs. Aliens 3/27/2009 Adventure Paramount Pictures $198,351,526 26,446,870
4 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 7/1/2009 Adventure 20th Century Fox $196,573,705 26,209,827
5 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 5/22/2009 Comedy 20th Century Fox $177,243,721 23,632,496
6 2012 11/13/2009 Action Sony Pictures $163,442,129 21,792,284
7 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 12/23/2009 Comedy 20th Century Fox $155,916,935 20,788,925
8 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 1/16/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $146,336,178 19,511,490
9 Disney's A Christmas Carol 11/30/2009 Drama Walt Disney $137,443,917 18,325,856
10 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 9/18/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $124,264,907 16,568,654
11 G-Force 7/24/2009 Adventure Walt Disney $119,436,770 15,924,903
12 Where the Wild Things Are 10/16/2009 Adventure Warner Bros. $76,566,491 10,208,865
13 Coraline 2/6/2009 Adventure Focus Features $75,286,229 10,038,164
14 Hotel for Dogs 1/16/2009 Comedy Paramount Pictures $73,178,547 9,757,140
15 Michael Jackson's This Is It 10/28/2009 Documentary Sony Pictures $72,091,016 9,612,135
16 Race to Witch Mountain 3/13/2009 Adventure Walt Disney $67,172,594 8,956,346
17 Bride Wars 1/9/2009 Comedy 20th Century Fox $58,715,510 7,828,735
18 Old Dogs 11/25/2009 Comedy Walt Disney $47,239,575 6,298,610
19 Confessions of a Shopaholic 2/13/2009 Romantic Comedy Walt Disney $44,277,350 5,903,647
20 Planet 51 11/20/2009 Adventure Sony Pictures $39,570,569 5,276,076
21 Marley & Me 12/25/2008 Comedy 20th Century Fox $36,489,705 4,865,294
22 The Pink Panther 2 2/6/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $35,922,978 4,789,730
23 Aliens in the Attic 7/31/2009 Adventure 20th Century Fox $25,200,412 3,360,055
24 Bedtime Stories 12/25/2008 Comedy Walt Disney $24,562,807 3,275,041
25 Fame 9/25/2009 Musical MGM $22,455,510 2,994,068
26 Shorts 8/21/2009 Adventure Warner Bros. $20,919,166 2,789,222
27 Astro Boy 10/23/2009 Adventure Summit Entertainment $19,432,359 2,590,981
28 The Fantastic Mr. Fox 11/13/2009 Adventure 20th Century Fox $19,123,189 2,549,759
29 Inkheart 1/23/2009 Adventure Warner Bros. $17,303,424 2,307,123
30 New in Town 1/30/2009 Romantic Comedy Lionsgate $16,734,283 2,231,238
31 Imagine That 6/12/2009 Comedy Paramount Pictures $16,222,392 2,162,986
32 Amelia 10/23/2009 Drama Fox Searchlight $14,224,141 1,896,552
33 Dragonball Evolution 4/8/2009 Adventure 20th Century Fox $9,362,785 1,248,371
34 Bandslam 8/14/2009 Comedy Summit Entertainment $5,210,988 694,798
35 Bright Star 9/17/2009 Drama Apparition $4,444,637 592,618
36 Food, Inc. 6/12/2009 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $4,417,674 589,023
37 Bolt 11/21/2008 Comedy Walt Disney $4,136,434 551,525
38 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 11/7/2008 Comedy Paramount Pictures $3,158,070 421,076
39 The Young Victoria 12/18/2009 Drama Apparition $2,456,337 327,512
40 Battle for Terra 5/1/2009 Adventure Roadside Attractions $1,647,083 219,611
41 It Might Get Loud 8/14/2009 Documentary Sony Pictures Classics $1,610,163 214,688
42 X Games 3D: The Movie 8/21/2009 Documentary Walt Disney $1,391,434 185,525
43 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 9/18/2009 Drama Five & Two Pictures $1,167,623 155,683
44 More Than a Game 10/2/2009 Documentary Lionsgate $950,675 126,757
45 The Great Buck Howard 3/20/2009 Drama Magnolia Pictures $750,587 100,078
46 The Cross: The Arthur Blessitt Story 3/27/2009 Documentary Gener8xion Entertainment $741,557 98,874
47 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 10/3/2008 Comedy Walt Disney $735,449 98,060
48 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D 10/20/2006 Musical Walt Disney $406,085 54,145
49 Stone of Destiny 2/21/2009 $389,584 51,945
50 Larger than Life 3D: The Dave Matthews Band 12/11/2009 $246,042 32,806
51 Fireproof 9/26/2008 Drama Samuel Goldwyn Films $199,773 26,636
52 The Golden Boys 4/17/2009 Roadside Attractions $184,169 24,556
53 The Song of Sparrows 4/3/2009 Drama Regent Releasing $116,372 15,516
54 Alien Trespass 4/3/2009 Comedy Roadside Attractions $104,526 13,937
55 Igor 9/19/2008 Comedy MGM $81,381 10,851
56 The Providence Effect 9/25/2009 $62,500 8,333
57 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 5/22/2009 Documentary $55,513 7,402
58 Broken Hill 9/11/2009 Drama Audience Alliance $50,076 6,677
59 Love N' Dancing 5/8/2009 Musical Screen Media Films $47,812 6,375
60 Owl and the Sparrow 1/16/2009 Drama Wave Releasing $47,071 6,276
61 Super Capers 3/20/2009 Comedy Roadside Attractions $30,955 4,127
62 Walt and El Grupo 9/10/2009 Documentary Walt Disney $20,521 2,736
63 I.O.U.S.A. 8/22/2008 Documentary Roadside Attractions $10,850 1,447
64 City of Ember 10/10/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $10,695 1,426
65 Gooby 4/17/2009 Drama Monterey Media $3,564 475
66 Kings of the Evening 1/1/2010 Drama Indican Pictures $802 107
Total Gross of All Movies$2,880,911,183
Total Tickets Sold384,121,492

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.