Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 7/15/2011 Warner Bros. PG-13 $381,011,219 48,046,811
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 5/20/2011 Walt Disney PG-13 $241,063,875 30,398,975
3 Cars 2 6/24/2011 Walt Disney G $191,450,875 24,142,607
4 Rise of the Planet of the Apes 8/5/2011 20th Century Fox PG-13 $176,760,185 22,290,061
5 Kung Fu Panda 2 5/26/2011 Paramount Pictures PG $165,249,063 20,838,469
6 Puss in Boots 10/28/2011 Paramount Pictures PG $146,009,825 18,412,336
7 Rio 4/15/2011 20th Century Fox G $143,619,809 18,110,946
8 The Smurfs 7/29/2011 Sony Pictures PG $142,614,158 17,984,130
9 Rango 3/4/2011 Paramount Pictures PG $123,257,581 15,543,200
10 The Lion King 6/15/1994 Walt Disney G $109,949,980 13,865,066
11 Mr. Poppers's Penguins 6/17/2011 20th Century Fox PG $68,224,452 8,603,335
12 Happy Feet Two 11/18/2011 Warner Bros. PG $61,129,609 7,708,651
13 The Adventures of Tintin 12/21/2011 Paramount Pictures PG $55,280,275 6,971,030
14 I am Number Four 2/18/2011 Walt Disney PG-13 $55,100,437 6,948,352
15 Hugo 11/23/2011 Paramount Pictures PG $51,030,157 6,435,076
16 Arthur Christmas 11/23/2011 Sony Pictures PG $46,337,847 5,843,360
17 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 8/19/2011 Weinstein/Dimension PG $38,536,376 4,859,568
18 Tron: Legacy 12/17/2010 Walt Disney PG $33,940,345 4,279,993
19 Yogi Bear 3D 12/17/2010 Warner Bros. PG $31,450,490 3,966,013
20 Tangled 11/24/2010 Walt Disney PG $30,153,538 3,802,463
21 Winnie the Pooh 7/15/2011 Walt Disney G $26,692,846 3,366,058
22 Sanctum 2/4/2011 Universal R $23,209,310 2,926,773
23 Mars Needs Moms 3/11/2011 Walt Disney PG $21,392,758 2,697,699
24 The Three Musketeers 3D 10/21/2011 Summit Entertainment PG-13 $20,374,484 2,569,291
25 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 6/10/2011 Relativity PG $15,013,650 1,893,272
26 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 20th Century Fox PG $14,456,157 1,822,970
27 Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil 4/29/2011 Weinstein Co. PG $10,143,779 1,279,165
28 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Warner Bros. PG-13 $9,692,698 1,222,282
29 Megamind 11/5/2010 Paramount Pictures PG $4,016,341 506,474
30 The Way Back 12/29/2010 Newmarket Films PG-13 $2,719,296 342,912
31 L'illusionniste 12/25/2010 Sony Pictures Classics PG $2,086,052 263,058
32 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 New Line PG-13 $2,033,839 256,474
33 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 New Line PG-13 $1,707,173 215,280
34 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 New Line PG-13 $832,832 105,022
35 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Warner Bros. G $711,168 89,681
36 Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard 2/25/2011 Alliance Films PG $347,136 43,775
37 Blackthorn 10/7/2011 Magnolia Pictures R $188,717 23,797
38 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D 9/24/2010 Warner Bros. PG $92,919 11,717
39 Sama Wozu 12/24/2010 GKIDS PG-13 $58,698 7,402
40 Alabama Moon 3/18/2011 Faulkner-McLean Entertainment PG $47,009 5,927
41 Mia et le Migou 3/25/2011 GKIDS PG $16,975 2,140
42 Miss Minoes 12/23/2011 Music Box Films PG $7,128 898
43 Terkel i knibe 10/15/2010 Not Rated $6,584 830
44 Zokkomon 4/22/2011 Walt Disney PG $2,815 354
Total Gross of All Movies$2,448,020,460
Total Tickets Sold308,703,693

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.