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Box Office Performance for Super Hero Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 Thor 5/6/2011 Action PG-13 $181,030,624 22,828,578
2 Captain America: The First Avenger 7/22/2011 Action PG-13 $176,654,505 22,276,735
3 X-Men: First Class 6/3/2011 Action PG-13 $146,408,305 18,462,586
4 Green Lantern 6/17/2011 Action PG-13 $116,601,172 14,703,805
5 The Green Hornet 1/14/2011 Action PG-13 $98,780,042 12,456,499
Total Gross of All Movies$719,474,648
Total Tickets Sold90,728,203

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.

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.