Box Office History for PG-13 Movies in 2009

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreTheatrical
Distributor
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 6/24/2009 Action Paramount Pictures $402,111,870 53,614,916
2 Avatar 12/18/2009 Action 20th Century Fox $352,114,898 46,948,653
3 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 11/20/2009 Drama Summit Entertainment $287,954,655 38,393,954
4 Star Trek 5/8/2009 Adventure Paramount Pictures $257,730,019 34,364,003
5 The Blind Side 11/20/2009 Drama Warner Bros. $208,476,067 27,796,809
6 X-Men Origins: Wolverine 5/1/2009 Action 20th Century Fox $179,883,157 23,984,421
7 The Proposal 6/19/2009 Romantic Comedy Walt Disney $163,958,031 21,861,071
8 2012 11/13/2009 Action Sony Pictures $163,442,129 21,792,284
9 Fast & Furious 4/3/2009 Action Universal $155,064,265 20,675,235
10 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 8/7/2009 Action Paramount Pictures $150,201,498 20,026,866
11 Taken 1/30/2009 Thriller/Suspense 20th Century Fox $145,000,989 19,333,465
12 Sherlock Holmes 12/25/2009 Adventure Warner Bros. $138,715,437 18,495,392
13 Angels & Demons 5/15/2009 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $133,375,846 17,783,446
14 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins 5/21/2009 Action Warner Bros. $125,322,469 16,709,663
15 Couples Retreat 10/9/2009 Comedy Universal $108,511,760 14,468,235
16 Julie & Julia 8/7/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $94,125,426 12,550,057
17 He's Just Not That Into You 2/6/2009 Romantic Comedy Warner Bros. $93,953,653 12,527,154
18 Madea Goes To Jail 2/20/2009 Comedy Lionsgate $90,508,336 12,067,778
19 Knowing 3/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense Summit Entertainment $79,957,634 10,661,018
20 Obsessed 4/24/2009 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $68,261,644 9,101,553
21 17 Again 4/17/2009 Comedy Warner Bros. $64,167,069 8,555,609
22 The Time Traveler's Wife 8/14/2009 Drama Warner Bros. $63,414,846 8,455,313
23 The Haunting in Connecticut 3/27/2009 Horror Lionsgate $55,389,516 7,385,269
24 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 5/1/2009 Romantic Comedy Warner Bros. $55,250,026 7,366,670
25 I Can Do Bad All By Myself 9/11/2009 Comedy Lionsgate $51,733,921 6,897,856
26 Land of the Lost 6/5/2009 Comedy Universal $49,438,370 6,591,783
27 My Sister's Keeper 6/26/2009 Drama Warner Bros. $49,200,230 6,560,031
28 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 12/25/2008 Drama Paramount Pictures $48,212,240 6,428,299
29 Year One 6/19/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $43,337,279 5,778,304
30 The Unborn 1/9/2009 Horror Universal $42,670,410 5,689,388
31 Drag Me To Hell 5/29/2009 Horror Universal $42,100,625 5,613,417
32 Duplicity 3/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense Universal $40,572,825 5,409,710
33 Surrogates 9/25/2009 Action Walt Disney $38,577,772 5,143,703
34 State of Play 4/17/2009 Thriller/Suspense Universal $37,017,955 4,935,727
35 All About Steve 9/4/2009 Romantic Comedy 20th Century Fox $33,862,903 4,515,054
36 (500) Days of Summer 8/7/2009 Romantic Comedy Fox Searchlight $32,425,665 4,323,422
37 The Soloist 4/24/2009 Drama Paramount Pictures $31,853,584 4,247,145
38 Push 2/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense Summit Entertainment $31,811,527 4,241,537
39 9 9/9/2009 Adventure Focus Features $31,749,894 4,233,319
40 Invictus 12/11/2009 Drama Warner Bros. $30,586,445 4,078,193
41 The Stepfather 10/16/2009 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $29,062,561 3,875,008
42 The Uninvited 1/30/2009 Horror Paramount Pictures $28,596,818 3,812,909
43 Dance Flick 5/22/2009 Comedy Paramount Pictures $25,794,018 3,439,202
44 The Fourth Kind 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense Universal $25,464,480 3,395,264
45 Did You Hear About the Morgans? 12/18/2009 Romantic Comedy Sony Pictures $25,312,384 3,374,985
46 Fighting 4/24/2009 Action Universal $23,091,010 3,078,801
47 Love Happens 9/18/2009 Drama Universal $22,965,110 3,062,015
48 Valkyrie 12/25/2008 Thriller/Suspense United Artists $22,373,908 2,983,188
49 The Invention of Lying 10/2/2009 Comedy Warner Bros. $18,451,251 2,460,167
50 Yes Man 12/19/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $18,183,588 2,424,478
51 Fired Up 2/20/2009 Comedy Sony Pictures $17,231,291 2,297,505
52 Twilight 11/21/2008 Drama Summit Entertainment $15,847,004 2,112,934
53 Armored 12/4/2009 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures $15,815,302 2,108,707
54 The Box 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense Warner Bros. $15,045,676 2,006,090
55 I Love You, Beth Cooper 7/10/2009 Comedy 20th Century Fox $14,800,725 1,973,430
56 Doubt 12/12/2008 Drama Miramax $14,740,989 1,965,465
57 Last Chance Harvey 12/25/2008 Drama Overture Films $14,538,095 1,938,413
58 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant 10/23/2009 Action Universal $14,046,595 1,872,879
59 Nine 12/25/2009 Musical Weinstein Co. $13,745,976 1,832,797
60 Whip It 10/2/2009 Comedy Fox Searchlight $13,077,184 1,743,625
61 12 Rounds 3/27/2009 Action 20th Century Fox $12,234,694 1,631,293
62 Not Easily Broken 1/9/2009 Drama Sony Pictures $10,572,742 1,409,699
63 Seven Pounds 12/19/2008 Drama Sony Pictures $9,804,526 1,307,270
64 Everybody's Fine 12/4/2009 Drama Miramax $9,208,876 1,227,850
65 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li 2/27/2009 Action 20th Century Fox $9,135,036 1,218,005
66 My Life in Ruins 6/5/2009 Romantic Comedy Fox Searchlight $8,677,425 1,156,990
67 An Education 10/9/2009 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $7,883,524 1,051,137
68 Post Grad 8/21/2009 Comedy 20th Century Fox $6,382,178 850,957
69 Coco avant Chanel 9/25/2009 Drama Sony Pictures Classics $5,997,682 799,691
70 Whatever Works 6/19/2009 Romantic Comedy Sony Pictures Classics $5,306,706 707,561
71 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $4,942,722 659,030
72 3 Idiots 12/23/2009 Comedy Big Pictures $4,757,078 634,277
73 Good Hair 10/9/2009 Documentary Roadside Attractions $4,146,170 552,823
74 The September Issue 8/28/2009 Documentary Roadside Attractions $3,817,183 508,958
75 The Brothers Bloom 5/15/2009 Black Comedy Summit Entertainment $3,531,756 470,901
76 Australia 11/26/2008 Drama 20th Century Fox $2,867,289 382,305
77 Easy Virtue 5/22/2009 Romantic Comedy Sony Pictures Classics $2,656,784 354,238
78 My One and Only 8/21/2009 Comedy Freestyle Releasing $2,556,558 340,874
79 Quantum of Solace 11/14/2008 Action Sony Pictures $2,548,014 339,735
80 The Dark Knight 7/18/2008 Action Warner Bros. $2,343,780 312,504
81 Adam 7/29/2009 Drama Fox Searchlight $2,283,291 304,439
82 The Spirit 12/25/2008 Action Lionsgate $2,062,450 274,993
83 Is Anybody There? 4/17/2009 Drama Stony Island Entertainment $2,026,756 270,234
84 Four Christmases 11/26/2008 Comedy Warner Bros. $1,956,206 260,827
85 Valentino: The Last Emperor 3/18/2009 Documentary Truly Indie $1,755,134 234,018
86 Every Little Step 4/17/2009 Documentary Sony Pictures Classics $1,725,141 230,019
87 Okuribito 5/29/2009 Drama Regent Releasing $1,537,546 205,006
88 Paper Heart 8/7/2009 Comedy Overture Films $1,274,062 169,875
89 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 12/25/2009 Adventure Sony Pictures Classics $1,029,821 137,309
90 Jumper 2/14/2008 Adventure 20th Century Fox $996,137 132,818
91 Me and Orson Welles 11/25/2009 Drama Freestyle Releasing $942,276 125,637
92 Chandni Chowk to China 1/16/2009 Musical Warner Bros. $921,738 122,898
93 Cold Souls 8/7/2009 Drama Samuel Goldwyn Films $905,209 120,695
94 The Cove 7/31/2009 Documentary Roadside Attractions $861,796 114,906
95 The Boys are Back 9/25/2009 Drama Miramax $809,752 107,967
96 Echelon Conspiracy 2/27/2009 After Dark $796,716 106,229
97 Superhero Movie 3/28/2008 Comedy MGM $764,486 101,931
98 Fanboys 2/6/2009 Comedy Weinstein Co. $687,609 91,681
99 Play the Game 2/27/2009 Comedy Slowhand Cinema $653,120 87,083
100 Amreeka 9/4/2009 National Geographic Entertainment $620,618 82,749
101 American Violet 4/17/2009 Samuel Goldwyn Films $554,434 73,925
102 From Mexico with Love 10/9/2009 Drama Roadside Attractions $548,775 73,170
103 Vicky Cristina Barcelona 8/15/2008 Comedy MGM $386,017 51,469
104 The Lovely Bones 12/11/2009 Drama Paramount Pictures $383,101 51,080
105 Tokyo Sonata 3/13/2009 Drama Regent Releasing $278,356 37,114
106 The Secret Life of Bees 10/17/2008 Drama Fox Searchlight $255,175 34,023
107 Soul Power 7/10/2009 Documentary Sony Pictures Classics $207,121 27,616
108 Skin 10/30/2009 Elysian Films $203,305 27,107
109 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 11/7/2008 Drama Miramax $192,019 25,603
110 Passport to Love 10/9/2009 Variance Films/Everest Films $173,828 23,177
111 Free Style 10/9/2009 Samuel Goldwyn Films $141,108 18,814
112 12 3/4/2009 Thriller/Suspense Sony Pictures Classics $125,120 16,683
113 War Eagle, Arkansas 6/12/2009 Drama Empire Pictures $123,670 16,489
114 Gentlemen Broncos 10/30/2009 Comedy Fox Searchlight $115,155 15,354
115 Irene in Time 6/19/2009 Drama Rainbow Releasing $110,175 14,690
116 Nothing Like the Holidays 12/12/2008 Comedy Overture Films $97,952 13,060
117 Motherhood 10/23/2009 Comedy Freestyle Releasing $93,388 12,452
118 Sleep Dealer 4/17/2009 Thriller/Suspense Maya Releasing $80,136 10,685
119 Phoebe in Wonderland 3/6/2009 Drama ThinkFilm $73,361 9,781
120 White On Rice 9/11/2009 Romantic Comedy Variance Films $67,186 8,958
121 Lord, Save Us From Your Followers 6/13/2008 Documentary Thunderstruck Films $61,941 8,259
122 Bart Got a Room 4/3/2009 Comedy Anchor Bay Entertainment $53,760 7,168
123 Opa! 10/16/2009 Cinedigm $52,453 6,994
124 Nights in Rodanthe 9/26/2008 Drama Warner Bros. $48,278 6,437
125 That Evening Sun 11/6/2009 Freestyle Releasing $48,110 6,415
126 Casi Divas 8/21/2009 Maya Releasing $46,612 6,215
127 Eagle Eye 9/26/2008 Thriller/Suspense Paramount Pictures $39,048 5,206
128 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 9/11/2009 Thriller/Suspense Anchor Bay Entertainment $32,917 4,389
129 The Open Road 8/28/2009 Drama Anchor Bay Entertainment $19,716 2,629
130 Man on Wire 7/25/2008 Documentary Magnolia Pictures $19,252 2,567
131 Adventures of Power 10/9/2009 Comedy Variance Films $17,738 2,365
132 St. Trinian's 10/9/2009 Comedy NeoClassics Films $15,000 2,000
133 Max Payne 10/17/2008 Action 20th Century Fox $12,164 1,622
134 I Hate Valentine's Day 7/3/2009 Romantic Comedy IFC Films $11,004 1,467
135 Home 4/23/2009 Monterey Media $10,405 1,387
136 Endgame 11/6/2009 Drama Monterey Media $8,238 1,098
137 Call+Response 10/10/2008 Documentary Fair Trade Pictures $5,364 715
138 Familiar Strangers 11/14/2008 Comedy Cavalier Films $3,516 469
139 Humble Pie 11/6/2009 Monterey Media $3,359 448
140 Breakfast with Scot 10/10/2008 Drama Regent Releasing $2,200 293
141 Sixty Six 8/1/2008 Comedy First Independent Pictures $1,088 145
142 I Can't Think Straight 11/21/2008 Romantic Comedy Regent Releasing $987 132
Total Gross of All Movies$4,808,929,969
Total Tickets Sold641,190,666

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.