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Box Office Performance for Historical Fiction Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Help 8/10/2011 Drama PG-13 $169,499,546 21,374,469
2 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 12/16/2011 Action PG-13 $136,910,219 17,264,845
3 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $84,572,623 10,664,896
4 Water for Elephants 4/22/2011 Drama PG-13 $58,709,717 7,403,495
5 The Debt 8/31/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $31,177,548 3,931,594
6 The Three Musketeers 10/21/2011 Adventure PG-13 $20,377,913 2,569,724
7 The Eagle 2/11/2011 Action PG-13 $19,490,041 2,457,760
8 The Tree of Life 5/27/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,305,665 1,677,890
9 The Rum Diary 10/28/2011 Drama R $13,109,815 1,653,192
10 Jane Eyre 3/11/2011 Drama PG-13 $11,242,660 1,417,737
11 My Week with Marilyn 11/23/2011 Drama R $8,935,721 1,126,824
12 Take Me Home Tonight 3/4/2011 Comedy R $6,928,068 873,652
13 The Artist 11/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $5,044,344 636,108
14 Anonymous 10/28/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $4,463,292 562,836
15 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 12/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $3,955,762 498,835
16 L'illusionniste 12/25/2010 Adventure PG $2,107,998 265,825
17 Potiche 3/25/2011 Comedy R $1,618,844 204,141
18 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,348,205 170,013
19 Kill the Irishman 3/11/2011 Drama R $1,188,194 149,835
20 Meek's Cutoff 4/8/2011 Drama PG $977,772 123,300
21 Higher Ground 8/23/2011 Drama R $841,056 106,060
22 Casino Jack 12/17/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $808,865 102,000
23 Jûsan-nin no shikaku 4/29/2011 Action R $802,778 101,233
24 Les femmes du 6ème étage 6/3/2011 Comedy Not Rated $733,294 92,470
25 Nannerl la soeur de Mozart 8/19/2011 Drama Not Rated $684,496 86,317
26 Winter in Wartime 3/18/2011 Drama R $542,860 68,456
27 Bride Flight 6/10/2011 Drama R $501,360 63,223
28 Di Renjie 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $474,754 59,868
29 Frisson des Collines 4/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $434,589 54,803
30 La princesse de Montpensier 4/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $352,428 44,442
31 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $352,417 44,441
32 The Mill and the Cross 9/14/2011 Drama Not Rated $264,873 33,401
33 Brighton Rock 8/26/2011 Drama R $229,653 28,960
34 Ip Man: Legend of the Grand Master 1/28/2011 Action R $205,675 25,936
35 Blackthorn 10/7/2011 Adventure R $186,660 23,538
36 Amigo 8/19/2011 Drama R $180,582 22,772
37 The Last Godfather 4/1/2011 Comedy PG-13 $164,247 20,712
38 Xinhai geming 10/7/2011 Drama R $135,739 17,117
39 Vision 10/13/2010 Drama Not Rated $115,591 14,576
40 Misterios de Lisboa 8/5/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $110,507 13,935
41 Young Goethe in Love 11/4/2011 Drama Not Rated $101,237 12,766
42 The Warrior's Way 12/3/2010 Western R $97,039 12,236
43 Shaolin 9/9/2011 Action R $66,099 8,335
44 Dirty Girl 10/7/2011 Drama R $53,630 6,762
45 Jing mo fung wan: Chen Zhen 4/22/2011 Action R $50,433 6,359
46 In The Land of Blood and Honey 12/23/2011 Drama R $49,142 6,196
47 The Tempest 12/10/2010 Drama PG-13 $46,310 5,839
48 Choi-jong-byeong-gi-hwal 10/14/2011 Action R $40,685 5,130
49 The Last Circus 8/19/2011 Black Comedy R $40,548 5,113
50 Baiyin diguo 6/3/2011 Drama Not Rated $40,052 5,050
51 White Irish Drinkers 3/25/2011 Drama R $31,056 3,916
52 Cracks 3/18/2011 Drama R $29,683 3,743
53 Bereavement 3/4/2011 Horror R $24,400 3,076
54 Black Death 3/11/2011 Horror R $22,554 2,844
55 Night Catches Us 12/3/2010 Drama R $21,271 2,682
56 Skateland 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $19,412 2,447
57 L'apollonide - souvenirs de la maison close 11/25/2011 Drama Not Rated $19,327 2,437
58 The Little Traitor 10/16/2009 Drama Not Rated $16,284 2,053
59 Korkoro 3/25/2011 Drama Not Rated $8,242 1,039
60 That's What I Am 4/29/2011 Drama PG $6,400 807
61 Burke & Hare 9/9/2011 Black Comedy R $4,833 609
62 Kyatapira 5/6/2011 Drama Not Rated $4,157 524
63 Morrer Como Un Homem 4/8/2011 Musical Not Rated $4,029 508
64 Prince of the Himalayas 12/23/2011 Drama Not Rated $2,883 363
65 Jitsuroku rengo sekigun: Asama sanso e no michi 5/27/2011 Drama Not Rated $2,659 335
Total Gross of All Movies$603,888,736
Total Tickets Sold76,152,400

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2011. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2011. 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.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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