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Box Office Performance for Live Action Movies in 2009

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2009 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 11/20/2009 Drama PG-13 $287,954,655 38,393,954
2 The Hangover 6/5/2009 Comedy R $277,322,503 36,976,334
3 Star Trek 5/8/2009 Adventure PG-13 $257,730,019 34,364,003
4 The Blind Side 11/20/2009 Drama PG-13 $208,476,067 27,796,809
5 X-Men Origins: Wolverine 5/1/2009 Action PG-13 $179,883,157 23,984,421
6 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 5/22/2009 Comedy PG $177,243,721 23,632,496
7 The Proposal 6/19/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $163,958,031 21,861,071
8 2012 11/13/2009 Action PG-13 $163,442,129 21,792,284
9 Fast & Furious 4/3/2009 Action PG-13 $155,064,265 20,675,235
10 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 1/16/2009 Comedy PG $146,336,178 19,511,490
11 Taken 1/30/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $145,000,989 19,333,465
12 Sherlock Holmes 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $138,715,437 18,495,392
13 Gran Torino 1/9/2009 Drama R $138,274,748 18,436,633
14 Angels & Demons 5/15/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $133,375,846 17,783,446
15 Terminator Salvation 5/21/2009 Action PG-13 $125,322,469 16,709,663
16 Inglourious Basterds 8/21/2009 Action R $120,774,594 16,103,279
17 Slumdog Millionaire 11/12/2008 Drama R $112,654,105 15,020,547
18 Couples Retreat 10/9/2009 Comedy PG-13 $108,511,760 14,468,234
19 Paranormal Activity 9/25/2009 Horror R $107,854,596 14,380,613
20 Watchmen 3/6/2009 Action R $107,509,799 14,334,640
21 Public Enemies 7/1/2009 Drama R $97,104,620 12,947,282
22 Julie & Julia 8/7/2009 Comedy PG-13 $94,125,426 12,550,056
23 He's Just Not That Into You 2/6/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $93,953,653 12,527,154
24 Madea Goes To Jail 2/20/2009 Comedy PG-13 $90,508,336 12,067,778
25 The Ugly Truth 7/24/2009 Romantic Comedy R $88,915,214 11,855,361
26 Knowing 3/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $79,957,634 10,661,017
27 Hannah Montana the Movie 4/10/2009 Drama G $79,576,189 10,610,159
28 Where the Wild Things Are 10/16/2009 Adventure PG $76,566,491 10,208,865
29 Zombieland 10/2/2009 Comedy R $75,590,286 10,078,704
30 Hotel for Dogs 1/16/2009 Comedy PG $73,178,547 9,757,140
31 Law Abiding Citizen 10/16/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $72,928,813 9,723,841
32 Michael Jackson's This Is It 10/28/2009 Documentary PG $72,091,016 9,612,135
33 I Love You, Man 3/20/2009 Comedy R $72,013,010 9,601,735
34 Obsessed 4/24/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $68,261,644 9,101,552
35 Race to Witch Mountain 3/13/2009 Adventure PG $67,172,594 8,956,346
36 The Final Destination 8/28/2009 Horror R $66,477,700 8,863,693
37 The Taking of Pelham 123 6/12/2009 Action R $65,452,312 8,726,974
38 Friday the 13th 2/13/2009 Horror R $65,002,019 8,666,936
39 17 Again 4/17/2009 Comedy PG-13 $64,167,069 8,555,609
40 The Time Traveler's Wife 8/14/2009 Drama PG-13 $63,414,846 8,455,313
41 Brüno 7/10/2009 Comedy R $60,054,530 8,007,270
42 It's Complicated 12/25/2009 Romantic Comedy R $59,178,840 7,890,512
43 Bride Wars 1/9/2009 Comedy PG $58,715,510 7,828,735
44 The Haunting in Connecticut 3/27/2009 Horror PG-13 $55,389,516 7,385,269
45 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 5/1/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $55,250,026 7,366,670
46 Funny People 7/31/2009 Comedy R $51,855,045 6,914,006
47 I Can Do Bad All By Myself 9/11/2009 Comedy PG-13 $51,733,921 6,897,856
48 My Bloody Valentine 1/16/2009 Horror R $51,545,952 6,872,793
49 Land of the Lost 6/5/2009 Comedy PG-13 $49,438,370 6,591,782
50 My Sister's Keeper 6/26/2009 Drama PG-13 $49,200,230 6,560,031
51 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 12/25/2008 Drama PG-13 $48,212,240 6,428,299
52 Old Dogs 11/25/2009 Comedy PG $47,239,575 6,298,610
53 Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans 1/23/2009 Action R $45,802,315 6,106,975
54 Up in the Air 12/4/2009 Drama R $44,375,265 5,916,702
55 Confessions of a Shopaholic 2/13/2009 Romantic Comedy PG $44,277,350 5,903,647
56 Precious (Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire) 11/6/2009 Drama R $43,760,123 5,834,683
57 Year One 6/19/2009 Comedy PG-13 $43,337,279 5,778,303
58 The Unborn 1/9/2009 Horror PG-13 $42,670,410 5,689,388
59 Drag Me To Hell 5/29/2009 Horror PG-13 $42,100,625 5,613,416
60 Orphan 7/24/2009 Drama R $41,596,251 5,546,167
61 Duplicity 3/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $40,572,825 5,409,710
62 Surrogates 9/25/2009 Action PG-13 $38,577,772 5,143,703
63 Ninja Assassin 11/25/2009 Action R $37,492,774 4,999,037
64 State of Play 4/17/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $37,017,955 4,935,727
65 Notorious 1/16/2009 Drama R $36,843,682 4,912,491
66 Marley & Me 12/25/2008 Comedy PG $36,489,705 4,865,294
67 The Pink Panther 2 2/6/2009 Comedy PG $35,922,978 4,789,730
68 All About Steve 9/4/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $33,862,903 4,515,054
69 Halloween 2 8/28/2009 Horror R $33,392,973 4,452,396
70 The Informant! 9/18/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $33,316,821 4,442,243
71 The Last House on the Left 3/13/2009 Horror R $32,752,215 4,366,962
72 (500) Days of Summer 8/7/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $32,425,665 4,323,422
73 The Men Who Stare at Goats 11/6/2009 Black Comedy R $32,018,431 4,269,124
74 Earth 4/22/2009 Documentary G $32,011,576 4,268,210
75 The Soloist 4/24/2009 Drama PG-13 $31,853,584 4,247,145
76 Push 2/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $31,811,527 4,241,536
77 The Reader 12/10/2008 Drama R $30,640,829 4,085,443
78 Invictus 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $30,586,445 4,078,193
79 The Stepfather 10/16/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $29,062,561 3,875,008
80 The Uninvited 1/30/2009 Horror PG-13 $28,596,818 3,812,909
81 Defiance 1/16/2009 Drama R $28,444,199 3,792,560
82 Saw VI 10/23/2009 Horror R $27,693,292 3,692,439
83 Brothers 12/4/2009 Drama R $27,414,913 3,655,321
84 The Fourth Kind 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $26,218,170 3,495,756
85 Dance Flick 5/22/2009 Comedy PG-13 $25,794,018 3,439,202
86 The International 2/13/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $25,450,527 3,393,403
87 Did You Hear About the Morgans? 12/18/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $25,312,384 3,374,985
88 Aliens in the Attic 7/31/2009 Adventure PG $25,200,412 3,360,055
89 The Wrestler 12/17/2008 Drama R $24,914,015 3,321,868
90 Bedtime Stories 12/25/2008 Comedy PG $24,562,807 3,275,041
91 Observe and Report 4/10/2009 Comedy R $24,007,324 3,200,977
92 Fighting 4/24/2009 Action PG-13 $23,091,010 3,078,801
93 Love Happens 9/18/2009 Drama PG-13 $22,965,110 3,062,014
94 Revolutionary Road 12/26/2008 Drama R $22,951,340 3,060,179
95 Fame 9/25/2009 Musical PG $22,455,510 2,994,068
96 Valkyrie 12/25/2008 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $22,373,908 2,983,188
97 Shorts 8/21/2009 Adventure PG $20,919,166 2,789,222
98 Gamer 9/4/2009 Action R $20,534,907 2,737,988
99 Under the Sea 3D 2/13/2009 Documentary G $19,416,024 2,588,803
100 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience 2/27/2009 Concert/Performance G $19,162,740 2,555,032
101 The Invention of Lying 10/2/2009 Comedy PG-13 $18,451,251 2,460,167
102 Yes Man 12/19/2008 Comedy PG-13 $18,183,588 2,424,478
103 Inkheart 1/23/2009 Adventure PG $17,303,424 2,307,123
104 Fired Up 2/20/2009 Comedy PG-13 $17,231,291 2,297,505
105 New in Town 1/30/2009 Romantic Comedy PG $16,734,283 2,231,237
106 Imagine That 6/12/2009 Comedy PG $16,222,392 2,162,986
107 Jennifer's Body 9/18/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $16,204,793 2,160,639
108 Adventureland 4/3/2009 Black Comedy R $16,044,025 2,139,203
109 Twilight 11/21/2008 Drama PG-13 $15,847,004 2,112,933
110 Armored 12/4/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $15,815,302 2,108,707
111 A Perfect Getaway 8/7/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $15,515,460 2,068,728
112 The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard 8/14/2009 Comedy R $15,122,676 2,016,357
113 The Box 11/6/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $15,045,676 2,006,090
114 I Love You, Beth Cooper 7/10/2009 Comedy PG-13 $14,800,725 1,973,430
115 Doubt 12/12/2008 Drama PG-13 $14,740,989 1,965,465
116 Milk 11/26/2008 Drama R $14,683,305 1,957,774
117 Last Chance Harvey 12/25/2008 Drama PG-13 $14,538,095 1,938,412
118 Capitalism: A Love Story 9/23/2009 Documentary R $14,363,397 1,915,119
119 Amelia 10/23/2009 Drama PG $14,224,141 1,896,552
120 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant 10/23/2009 Action PG-13 $14,046,595 1,872,879
121 Nine 12/25/2009 Musical PG-13 $13,745,976 1,832,796
122 Crank 2: High Voltage 4/17/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $13,684,249 1,824,567
123 Whip It 10/2/2009 Comedy PG-13 $13,077,184 1,743,625
124 The Hurt Locker 6/26/2009 Drama R $12,671,105 1,689,480
125 Frost/Nixon 12/5/2008 Drama R $12,330,855 1,644,114
126 12 Rounds 3/27/2009 Action PG-13 $12,234,694 1,631,293
127 Sunshine Cleaning 3/13/2009 Comedy R $12,062,558 1,608,341
128 Sorority Row 9/11/2009 Horror R $11,965,282 1,595,370
129 Extract 9/4/2009 Comedy R $10,823,158 1,443,087
130 De père en flic 7/8/2009 Comedy Not Rated $10,644,453 1,419,260
131 Not Easily Broken 1/9/2009 Drama PG-13 $10,572,742 1,409,698
132 Pandorum 9/25/2009 Horror R $10,330,853 1,377,447
133 Whiteout 9/11/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $10,275,638 1,370,085
134 Next Day Air 5/8/2009 Comedy R $10,027,047 1,336,939
135 The Boondock Saints 2: All Saints Day 10/30/2009 Action R $9,957,954 1,327,727
136 Seven Pounds 12/19/2008 Drama PG-13 $9,804,526 1,307,270
137 Away We Go 6/5/2009 Comedy R $9,451,946 1,260,259
138 Dragonball Evolution 4/10/2009 Adventure PG $9,362,785 1,248,371
139 Everybody's Fine 12/4/2009 Drama PG-13 $9,208,876 1,227,850
140 A Serious Man 10/2/2009 Comedy R $9,190,525 1,225,403
141 Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li 2/27/2009 Action PG-13 $8,742,261 1,165,635
142 My Life in Ruins 6/5/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $8,677,425 1,156,990
143 The Boat That Rocked 11/13/2009 Comedy R $7,994,115 1,065,882
144 An Education 10/9/2009 Drama PG-13 $7,883,524 1,051,136
145 The Collector 7/31/2009 Horror R $7,712,114 1,028,281
146 Taking Woodstock 8/28/2009 Drama R $7,460,204 994,693
147 The Road 11/25/2009 Drama R $6,858,313 914,441
148 Post Grad 8/21/2009 Comedy PG-13 $6,382,178 850,957
149 Coco avant Chanel 9/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $5,997,682 799,690
150 Whatever Works 6/19/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $5,306,706 707,560
151 Deep Sea 3D 3/3/2006 Documentary G $5,275,270 703,369
152 Bandslam 8/14/2009 Comedy PG $5,210,988 694,798
153 Moon 6/12/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $5,010,163 668,021
154 The Day the Earth Stood Still 12/12/2008 Adventure PG-13 $4,942,722 659,030
155 3 Idiots 12/23/2009 Comedy PG-13 $4,757,078 634,277
156 Miss March 3/13/2009 Comedy R $4,543,320 605,776
157 Crossing Over 2/27/2009 Drama R $4,462,332 594,977
158 Bright Star 9/17/2009 Drama PG $4,444,637 592,618
159 Magnificent Desolation 9/23/2005 Documentary Not Rated $4,434,163 591,221
160 Food, Inc. 6/12/2009 Documentary PG $4,417,674 589,023
161 Good Hair 10/9/2009 Documentary PG-13 $4,146,170 552,822
162 The September Issue 8/28/2009 Documentary PG-13 $3,817,531 509,004
163 Entre les murs 1/30/2009 Drama Not Rated $3,766,810 502,241
164 The Brothers Bloom 5/15/2009 Black Comedy PG-13 $3,531,756 470,900
165 Space Station 4/19/2002 Documentary Not Rated $3,314,255 441,900
166 Two Lovers 2/13/2009 Drama R $3,149,034 419,871
167 Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day 9/25/2009 Comedy R $3,012,677 401,690
168 Australia 11/26/2008 Drama PG-13 $2,867,289 382,305
169 Cheri 6/26/2009 Drama R $2,715,657 362,087
170 Easy Virtue 5/22/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $2,656,784 354,237
171 My One and Only 8/21/2009 Comedy PG-13 $2,556,558 340,874
172 Quantum of Solace 11/14/2008 Action PG-13 $2,548,014 339,735
173 Sin Nombre 3/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,536,665 338,222
174 Rachel Getting Married 10/3/2008 Drama R $2,489,437 331,924
175 The Young Victoria 12/18/2009 Drama PG $2,456,337 327,511
176 Love Aaj Kal 7/31/2009 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $2,430,083 324,011
177 In the Loop 7/24/2009 Black Comedy Not Rated $2,388,804 318,507
178 The Dark Knight 7/18/2008 Action PG-13 $2,343,780 312,504
179 Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 10/5/2007 Documentary Not Rated $2,299,538 306,605
180 Adam 7/29/2009 Drama PG-13 $2,283,291 304,439
181 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,186,693 291,559
182 The Spirit 12/25/2008 Action PG-13 $2,062,450 274,993
183 Is Anybody There? 4/17/2009 Drama PG-13 $2,026,756 270,234
184 Los abrazos rotos 11/20/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,022,655 269,687
185 Dolphins and Whales Tribes of the Ocean 3D 2/15/2008 Documentary Not Rated $2,013,083 268,411
186 Four Christmases 11/26/2008 Comedy PG-13 $1,956,206 260,827
187 Rudo y Cursi 5/8/2009 Comedy R $1,827,660 243,688
188 Valentino: The Last Emperor 3/18/2009 Documentary PG-13 $1,755,134 234,017
189 Che, Part 1: The Argentine 1/9/2009 Drama Not Rated $1,733,532 231,137
190 A Single Man 12/11/2009 Drama R $1,731,649 230,886
191 Every Little Step 4/17/2009 Documentary PG-13 $1,725,141 230,018
192 Les doigts croches 7/31/2009 Comedy Not Rated $1,662,485 221,664
193 L'heure d'été 5/15/2009 Drama Not Rated $1,647,001 219,600
194 It Might Get Loud 8/14/2009 Documentary PG $1,610,163 214,688
195 New York, I Love You 10/16/2009 Drama R $1,588,087 211,744
196 Gomorra 2/13/2009 Drama Not Rated $1,573,614 209,815
197 Babine 11/28/2008 Drama Not Rated $1,570,226 209,363
198 Dédé, à travers les brumes 3/13/2009 Drama Not Rated $1,548,858 206,514
199 Okuribito 5/29/2009 Drama PG-13 $1,537,546 205,006
200 Kambakkht Ishq 7/3/2009 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $1,455,739 194,098
201 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans 11/20/2009 Drama R $1,433,091 191,078
202 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell 10/16/2009 Comedy R $1,429,299 190,573
203 Polytechnique 2/6/2009 Drama Not Rated $1,418,304 189,107
204 X Games 3D: The Movie 8/21/2009 Documentary PG $1,391,434 185,525
205 Kaminey 8/14/2009 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $1,286,143 171,485
206 Paper Heart 8/7/2009 Comedy PG-13 $1,274,062 169,874
207 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry 9/18/2009 Drama PG $1,167,623 155,683
208 The Wizard of Oz 9/23/2009 Musical PG-13 $1,140,000 152,000
209 Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg 7/10/2009 Documentary Not Rated $1,133,662 151,154
210 Sugar 4/3/2009 Drama R $1,081,922 144,256
211 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus 12/25/2009 Adventure PG-13 $1,029,821 137,309
212 Paris 9/18/2009 Comedy R $960,240 128,032
213 More Than a Game 10/2/2009 Documentary PG $950,675 126,757
214 Me and Orson Welles 11/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $942,276 125,636
215 Chandni Chowk to China 1/16/2009 Musical PG-13 $921,738 122,898
216 Cold Souls 8/7/2009 Drama PG-13 $905,209 120,694
217 Tyson 4/24/2009 Documentary R $887,918 118,389
218 The Cove 7/31/2009 Documentary PG-13 $861,796 114,906
219 Il y a longtemps que je t'aime 10/24/2008 Drama Not Rated $813,326 108,443
220 The Boys are Back 9/25/2009 Drama PG-13 $809,752 107,966
221 Wendy and Lucy 12/10/2008 Drama R $754,366 100,582
222 The Great Buck Howard 3/20/2009 Drama PG $750,587 100,078
223 The Cross: The Arthur Blessitt Story 3/27/2009 Documentary PG $741,557 98,874
224 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 10/3/2008 Comedy PG $735,449 98,060
225 Crazy Heart 12/16/2009 Drama R $702,188 93,625
226 Fanboys 2/6/2009 Comedy PG-13 $687,609 91,681
227 Anvil! The Story of Anvil 4/10/2009 Documentary Not Rated $667,911 89,054
228 Play the Game 2/27/2009 Comedy PG-13 $659,483 87,931
229 The Messenger 11/13/2009 Drama R $654,374 87,249
230 Låt den rätte komma in 10/24/2008 Horror R $638,173 85,089
231 Role Models 11/7/2008 Comedy R $597,215 79,628
232 Lemon Tree 4/17/2009 Not Rated $569,672 75,956
233 Roving Mars 1/27/2006 Documentary G $545,961 72,795
234 U2 3D 2/15/2008 Concert/Performance G $544,857 72,647
235 Red Cliff 11/20/2009 Action R $526,841 70,245
236 Tetro 6/11/2009 Drama R $518,522 69,136
237 Der Baader Meinhof Komplex 8/21/2009 Action R $476,270 63,502
238 The Damned United 10/9/2009 Drama R $438,836 58,511
239 The Limits of Control 5/1/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $426,688 56,891
240 Lymelife 4/10/2009 Drama R $421,307 56,174
241 Humpday 7/10/2009 Comedy R $407,377 54,316
242 Transylmania 12/4/2009 Black Comedy R $397,641 53,018
243 Vicky Cristina Barcelona 8/15/2008 Comedy PG-13 $386,017 51,468
244 The Lovely Bones 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $383,101 51,080
245 Synecdoche, New York 10/24/2008 Drama R $377,689 50,358
246 Luck by Chance 1/30/2009 Comedy Not Rated $356,019 47,469
247 High School Musical 3: Senior Year 10/24/2008 Musical G $335,126 44,683
248 Thirst 7/31/2009 Horror R $318,574 42,476
249 The Informers 4/24/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $315,000 42,000
250 Tokyo Sonata 3/13/2009 Drama PG-13 $278,356 37,114
251 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee 11/27/2009 Drama R $261,198 34,826
252 Blood: The Last Vampire 7/10/2009 Action R $256,682 34,224
253 The Secret Life of Bees 10/17/2008 Drama PG-13 $255,175 34,023
254 Spread 8/14/2009 Comedy R $250,617 33,415
255 Ghajini 12/25/2008 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $237,949 31,726
256 Big Fan 8/28/2009 Comedy R $230,874 30,783
257 World's Greatest Dad 8/21/2009 Black Comedy R $221,805 29,574
258 Enlighten Up! 9/12/2008 Documentary Not Rated $213,423 28,456
259 Soul Power 7/10/2009 Documentary PG-13 $207,121 27,616
260 Harvard Beats Yale 11/19/2008 Documentary Not Rated $204,458 27,261
261 Frozen River 8/1/2008 Drama R $202,328 26,977
262 Happy-Go-Lucky 10/10/2008 Comedy R $201,587 26,878
263 Fireproof 9/26/2008 Drama PG $199,773 26,636
264 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 11/7/2008 Drama PG-13 $192,019 25,602
265 Shrink 7/24/2009 Drama R $189,621 25,282
266 Galapagos 10/29/1999 Documentary Not Rated $179,782 23,970
267 Fuel 11/14/2008 Documentary Not Rated $169,340 22,578
268 Outlander 1/23/2009 Adventure R $166,003 22,133
269 Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love 6/12/2009 Documentary Not Rated $164,929 21,990
270 Zack and Miri Make a Porno 10/31/2008 Comedy R $157,136 20,951
271 Hunger 12/5/2008 Drama Not Rated $150,523 20,069
272 The Other Man 9/11/2009 Drama R $149,530 19,937
273 Appaloosa 9/19/2008 Western R $130,820 17,443
274 12 3/4/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $125,120 16,682
275 War Eagle, Arkansas 6/12/2009 Drama PG-13 $123,670 16,489
276 Examined Life 2/25/2009 Documentary Not Rated $120,712 16,094
277 Katyn 2/18/2009 Drama Not Rated $118,095 15,746
278 The Song of Sparrows 4/3/2009 Drama PG $116,372 15,516
279 Throw Down Your Heart 3/13/2009 Documentary Not Rated $115,778 15,437
280 Gentlemen Broncos 10/30/2009 Comedy PG-13 $115,155 15,354
281 Ballerina 1/16/2009 Documentary Not Rated $114,507 15,267
282 Medicine for Melancholy 1/30/2009 Drama Not Rated $111,551 14,873
283 Irene in Time 6/19/2009 Drama PG-13 $110,175 14,690
284 Bronson 10/9/2009 Drama R $104,979 13,997
285 Alien Trespass 4/3/2009 Comedy PG $104,526 13,936
286 Hanami 1/16/2009 Drama Not Rated $104,433 13,924
287 Ong-Bak 2 10/23/2009 Action R $102,458 13,661
288 The House of the Devil 10/30/2009 Horror R $101,215 13,495
289 Nothing Like the Holidays 12/12/2008 Comedy PG-13 $97,952 13,060
290 Made in U.S.A. 1/9/2009 Drama Not Rated $95,209 12,694
291 Motherhood 10/23/2009 Comedy PG-13 $93,388 12,451
292 Das Weisse Band: Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte 12/30/2009 Drama R $85,690 11,425
293 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh 4/10/2009 Drama R $80,283 10,704
294 Sleep Dealer 4/17/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $80,136 10,684
295 Body of Lies 10/10/2008 Thriller/Suspense R $79,281 10,571
296 Phoebe in Wonderland 3/6/2009 Drama PG-13 $73,361 9,781
297 Disgrace 9/18/2009 Drama R $69,705 9,294
298 Un conte de Noël 11/14/2008 Drama Not Rated $68,870 9,182
299 White On Rice 9/11/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $67,186 8,958
300 After Dark's Horrorfest III 1/9/2009 Horror Not Rated $66,456 8,860
301 Julia 5/8/2009 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $65,108 8,681
302 Sodot Ha 11/26/2008 Drama R $64,585 8,611
303 Serbis 1/30/2009 Drama R $64,407 8,587
304 Lord, Save Us From Your Followers 6/13/2008 Documentary PG-13 $61,941 8,258
305 Ne le dis à personne 7/4/2008 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $60,915 8,122
306 Plus tard 10/31/2008 Drama Not Rated $60,855 8,114
307 Soul Men 11/7/2008 Comedy R $60,453 8,060
308 Stellet licht 1/9/2009 Drama Not Rated $60,200 8,026
309 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 5/22/2009 Documentary PG $55,513 7,402
310 In a Dream 4/10/2009 Documentary Not Rated $55,270 7,369
311 Trucker 10/9/2009 Drama R $51,192 6,825
312 Broken Hill 9/11/2009 Drama PG $50,076 6,676
313 Dalai Lama Renaissance 5/21/2008 Documentary Not Rated $49,675 6,623
314 Nights in Rodanthe 9/26/2008 Drama PG-13 $48,278 6,437
315 Love N' Dancing 5/8/2009 Musical PG $47,812 6,374
316 Owl and the Sparrow 1/16/2009 Drama PG $47,071 6,276
317 Kaerlighed Pa Film 1/9/2009 Drama Not Rated $45,835 6,111
318 Un secret 9/10/2008 Drama Not Rated $45,507 6,067
319 Pressure Cooker 5/27/2009 Documentary Not Rated $44,802 5,973
320 The Legend of God's Gun 7/18/2008 Western Not Rated $39,086 5,211
321 Eagle Eye 9/26/2008 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $39,048 5,206
322 The Slammin' Salmon 12/11/2009 Comedy R $38,920 5,189
323 One Day You'll Understand 11/21/2008 Drama Not Rated $38,557 5,140
324 How About You 11/14/2008 Drama Not Rated $38,471 5,129
325 Oh My God 11/13/2009 Documentary Not Rated $38,245 5,099
326 Pray the Devil Back to Hell 11/7/2008 Documentary Not Rated $38,180 5,090
327 Were the World Mine 10/31/2008 Musical Not Rated $36,592 4,878
328 Our City Dreams 2/4/2009 Documentary Not Rated $34,972 4,662
329 L'Enfant sauvage 9/9/1970 Drama G $34,208 4,561
330 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi 12/12/2008 Drama Not Rated $33,647 4,486
331 Trouble the Water 8/22/2008 Documentary Not Rated $33,569 4,475
332 The Edge of Love 3/13/2009 Drama R $33,260 4,434
333 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt 9/11/2009 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $32,917 4,388
334 Of Time and the City 1/23/2009 Documentary Not Rated $32,677 4,356
335 Changeling 10/24/2008 Thriller/Suspense R $32,475 4,330
336 Super Capers 3/20/2009 Comedy PG $30,955 4,127
337 American Swing 3/27/2009 Documentary Not Rated $30,156 4,020
338 The Betrayal 11/21/2008 Documentary Not Rated $29,807 3,974
339 Lola Montes 10/10/2008 Drama Not Rated $29,532 3,937
340 An American Affair 2/27/2009 Drama Not Rated $28,044 3,739
341 The Singing Revolution 12/7/2007 Documentary Not Rated $28,025 3,736
342 Surveillance 6/26/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $27,349 3,646
343 Guest of Cindy Sherman 3/27/2009 Documentary Not Rated $27,052 3,606
344 The Garden 4/24/2009 Documentary Not Rated $26,931 3,590
345 The Answer Man 7/24/2009 Romantic Comedy R $26,676 3,556
346 Ciao 12/5/2008 R $26,550 3,540
347 Stranded: I've Come from a Plane that Crashed on the Mountains 10/22/2008 Documentary Not Rated $25,473 3,396
348 Dai-Nipponjin 5/15/2009 Comedy PG-13 $23,446 3,126
349 JCVD 11/7/2008 Comedy R $21,700 2,893
350 Not Quite Hollywood 7/31/2009 Documentary R $21,152 2,820
351 Walt and El Grupo 9/10/2009 Documentary PG $20,521 2,736
352 The Open Road 8/28/2009 Drama PG-13 $19,716 2,628
353 Donkey Punch 1/23/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $19,367 2,582
354 Man on Wire 7/25/2008 Documentary PG-13 $19,252 2,566
355 Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America 3/13/2009 Adventure Not Rated $18,728 2,497
356 Blessed is the Match: The Life and Death and Hannah Senesh 1/28/2009 Documentary Not Rated $18,654 2,487
357 Killshot 1/23/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $18,643 2,485
358 Good 12/31/2008 Drama R $17,980 2,397
359 Passchendaele 10/24/2008 Drama Not Rated $17,172 2,289
360 Local Color 7/3/2009 Drama R $17,151 2,286
361 Los Cronocrímenes 12/12/2008 Thriller/Suspense R $16,633 2,217
362 Splinterheads 11/6/2009 Comedy R $16,392 2,185
363 Home 4/23/2009 Drama PG-13 $15,433 2,057
364 The Education of Charlie Banks 11/7/2007 Drama R $15,078 2,010
365 St. Trinian's 10/9/2009 Comedy PG-13 $15,000 2,000
366 Chocolate 1/30/2009 Action R $14,845 1,979
367 Mississippi Mermaid 1/15/1999 Drama R $13,873 1,849
368 The Escapist 4/3/2009 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $13,439 1,791
369 The Beautiful Truth 11/14/2008 Documentary Not Rated $12,361 1,648
370 Max Payne 10/17/2008 Action PG-13 $12,164 1,622
371 Chelsea on the Rocks 10/2/2009 Documentary R $11,799 1,573
372 I Hate Valentine's Day 7/3/2009 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $11,004 1,467
373 I.O.U.S.A. 8/22/2008 Documentary PG $10,850 1,446
374 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 Adventure Not Rated $10,708 1,427
375 City of Ember 10/10/2008 Adventure PG $10,695 1,426
376 Home 11/27/2009 Drama Not Rated $10,405 1,387
377 Live Fast, Die Young 10/24/2008 Drama Not Rated $10,019 1,335
378 Janky Promoters 10/16/2009 Comedy R $9,069 1,209
379 Winter of Frozen Dreams 4/10/2009 Drama R $8,321 1,109
380 Yonkers Joe 1/9/2009 Drama R $8,286 1,104
381 Endgame 11/6/2009 Drama PG-13 $8,238 1,098
382 Eleven Minutes 2/13/2009 Documentary R $7,986 1,064
383 Louise Bourgeois 6/25/2008 Documentary Not Rated $7,868 1,049
384 Looking for Palladin 10/30/2009 Comedy R $7,246 966
385 I Sell the Dead 8/7/2009 Horror Not Rated $7,066 942
386 Scott Walker: 30 Century Man 2/27/2009 Documentary Not Rated $6,840 912
387 The Mutant Chronicles 4/24/2009 Action R $6,820 909
388 The Perfect Sleep 3/13/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $6,224 829
389 The Bride & The Grooms 4/24/2009 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $5,995 799
390 Momma's Man 8/22/2008 Comedy Not Rated $5,627 750
391 Antarctica 8/29/2008 Romantic Comedy R $5,133 684
392 Call+Response 10/10/2008 Documentary PG-13 $4,183 557
393 Alexandra 3/28/2008 Drama Not Rated $4,137 551
394 Eden 11/14/2008 Drama Not Rated $3,914 521
395 Cadillac Records 12/5/2008 Drama R $3,783 504
396 Otto; Or, Up with Dead People 11/7/2008 Drama Not Rated $3,562 474
397 Familiar Strangers 11/14/2008 Comedy PG-13 $3,516 468
398 Made in Jamaica 1/23/2009 Documentary Not Rated $3,149 419
399 Breakfast with Scot 10/10/2008 Drama PG-13 $2,563 341
400 The Village Barbershop 1/16/2009 Drama R $2,359 314
401 Angry Monk: Reflections on Tibet, The 1/2/2009 Documentary Not Rated $2,125 283
402 The Canyon 10/23/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $1,785 238
403 Love Comes Lately 6/13/2008 Drama Not Rated $1,207 160
404 Tru Loved 10/17/2008 Romantic Comedy R $1,149 153
405 Das Haus der schlafenden Schönen 11/14/2008 Drama Not Rated $1,122 149
406 Sixty Six 8/1/2008 Comedy PG-13 $1,088 145
407 Save Me 9/5/2008 Drama Not Rated $1,028 137
408 I Can't Think Straight 11/21/2008 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $987 131
409 Teeth 1/18/2008 Comedy R $886 118
410 Yiddish Theater: A Love Story 11/21/2007 Documentary Not Rated $632 84
411 Patrik, Age 1.5 8/14/2009 Comedy Not Rated $408 54
412 The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela 9/26/2008 Drama R $213 28
413 The Objective 2/4/2009 Horror Not Rated $95 12
Total Gross of All Movies$7,718,586,182
Total Tickets Sold1,029,144,690

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.