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Box Office Performance for Animation/Live Action Movies in 2009

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 6/24/2009 Action PG-13 $402,111,870 53,614,916
2 Avatar 12/18/2009 Action PG-13 $352,114,898 46,948,653
3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 7/15/2009 Adventure PG $301,959,197 40,261,226
4 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 12/23/2009 Comedy PG $155,916,935 20,788,925
5 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 8/7/2009 Action PG-13 $150,201,498 20,026,866
6 G-Force 7/24/2009 Adventure PG $119,436,770 15,924,903
7 District 9 8/14/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $115,646,235 15,419,498
Total Gross of All Movies$1,597,387,403
Total Tickets Sold212,984,987

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.