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Box Office Performance for Digital Animation Movies in 2009

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 Up 5/29/2009 Adventure PG $293,004,164 39,067,222
2 Monsters vs. Aliens 3/27/2009 Adventure PG $198,351,526 26,446,870
3 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 7/1/2009 Adventure PG $196,573,705 26,209,827
4 Disney's A Christmas Carol 11/30/2009 Drama PG $137,443,917 18,325,856
5 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 9/18/2009 Comedy PG $124,264,907 16,568,654
6 Planet 51 11/20/2009 Adventure PG $39,570,569 5,276,076
7 9 9/9/2009 Adventure PG-13 $31,749,894 4,233,319
8 Toy Story 3D Double Feature 10/2/2009 Adventure G $30,702,446 4,093,659
9 Astro Boy 10/23/2009 Adventure PG $19,432,359 2,590,981
10 The Tale of Despereaux 12/19/2008 Adventure G $7,215,370 962,049
11 Bolt 11/21/2008 Comedy PG $4,136,434 551,525
12 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 11/7/2008 Comedy PG $3,158,070 421,076
13 Fly Me To the Moon 8/15/2008 Adventure G $1,979,528 263,937
14 Battle for Terra 5/1/2009 Adventure PG $1,647,083 219,611
15 The Polar Express 11/24/2011 Adventure G $517,658 69,021
16 Igor 9/19/2008 Comedy PG $81,381 10,851
17 WALL-E 6/27/2008 Adventure G $1,275 170
Total Gross of All Movies$1,089,830,286
Total Tickets Sold145,310,704

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.