Box Office Performance for Comedy Movies in 2011

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Hangover Part II 5/26/2011 Warner Bros. R $254,464,305 32,088,815
2 Bridesmaids 5/13/2011 Universal R $169,106,725 21,324,933
3 Horrible Bosses 7/8/2011 Warner Bros. R $117,538,559 14,822,012
4 Hop 4/1/2011 Universal PG $108,085,305 13,629,924
5 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked 12/16/2011 20th Century Fox G $102,088,454 12,873,701
6 Bad Teacher 6/24/2011 Sony Pictures R $100,292,856 12,647,270
7 Gnomeo and Juliet 2/11/2011 Walt Disney G $99,967,670 12,606,263
8 Crazy, Stupid, Love 7/29/2011 Warner Bros. PG-13 $84,351,197 10,636,973
9 The Muppets 11/23/2011 Walt Disney PG $84,202,906 10,618,273
10 Tower Heist 11/4/2011 Universal PG-13 $76,894,570 9,696,667
11 Jack and Jill 11/11/2011 Sony Pictures PG $71,813,086 9,055,874
12 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 3/25/2011 20th Century Fox PG $52,698,535 6,645,464
13 The Dilemma 1/14/2011 Universal PG-13 $48,475,290 6,112,899
14 Hall Pass 2/25/2011 Warner Bros. R $45,060,734 5,682,311
15 Little Fockers 12/22/2010 Universal PG-13 $38,238,085 4,821,952
16 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2/18/2011 20th Century Fox PG-13 $37,915,414 4,781,262
17 Paul 3/18/2011 Universal R $37,412,945 4,717,899
18 The Change-Up 8/5/2011 Universal R $37,081,475 4,676,100
19 30 Minutes or Less 8/12/2011 Sony Pictures R $37,053,924 4,672,625
20 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas 11/4/2011 Warner Bros. R $34,977,776 4,410,816
21 Arthur 4/8/2011 Warner Bros. PG-13 $33,035,397 4,165,876
22 The Sitter 12/9/2011 20th Century Fox R $27,568,145 3,476,436
23 Our Idiot Brother 8/26/2011 Weinstein Co. R $24,814,830 3,129,234
24 Your Highness 4/8/2011 Universal R $21,596,445 2,723,385
25 Young Adult 12/9/2011 Paramount Pictures R $13,466,504 1,698,172
26 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 20th Century Fox PG $12,919,671 1,629,214
27 Prom 4/29/2011 Walt Disney PG $10,130,219 1,277,455
28 I Don't Know How She Does It 9/16/2011 Weinstein Co. PG-13 $9,659,074 1,218,042
29 Johnny English Reborn 10/21/2011 Universal PG $8,305,970 1,047,411
30 The Big Year 10/14/2011 20th Century Fox PG $7,204,138 908,466
31 Take Me Home Tonight 3/4/2011 Relativity R $6,928,068 873,652
32 Cedar Rapids 2/11/2011 Fox Searchlight R $6,861,102 865,208
33 The Guard 7/29/2011 Sony Pictures Classics R $5,338,155 673,159
34 Starbuck 7/29/2011 Entertainment One R $3,450,087 435,067
35 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star 9/9/2011 Sony Pictures R $2,529,395 318,965
36 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 7/30/2010 Warner Bros. PG $1,953,539 246,348
37 Potiche 3/25/2011 Music Box Films R $1,618,844 204,141
38 Breakaway 9/30/2011 Alliance Films PG-13 $1,481,735 186,851
39 Due Date 11/5/2010 Warner Bros. R $1,141,815 143,986
40 Desi Boyz 11/25/2011 Eros Entertainment Not Rated $1,066,167 134,447
41 The Beaver 5/6/2011 Summit Entertainment PG-13 $970,816 122,423
42 I Love You, Phillip Morris 12/3/2010 Roadside Attractions R $819,255 103,310
43 Terri 7/1/2011 ATO Pictures R $655,802 82,698
44 Le nom des gens 6/24/2011 Music Box Films R $514,237 64,847
45 Submarine 6/3/2011 Weinstein Co. R $467,602 58,966
46 Despicable Me 7/9/2010 Universal PG $247,720 31,238
47 Morning Glory 11/10/2010 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $223,769 28,218
48 The Last Godfather 4/1/2011 Roadside Attractions PG-13 $164,247 20,712
49 A Good Old Fashioned Orgy 9/2/2011 Samuel Goldwyn Films R $154,604 19,496
50 Henry's Crime 4/8/2011 Motion Pictures Film and Television R $102,541 12,930
51 A Little Help 7/22/2011 Freestyle Releasing R $96,868 12,215
52 Evil Bong 3 The Wrath Of Bong! 4/9/2011 Full Moon Features R $91,260 11,508
53 Jackass 3D 10/15/2010 Paramount Pictures R $78,422 9,889
54 Dao Jian Xiao 3/18/2011 China Lion Film Distribution PG-13 $47,897 6,039
55 Tamara Drewe 10/8/2010 Sony Pictures Classics R $30,083 3,793
56 Salvation Boulevard 7/15/2011 IFC Films R $28,468 3,589
57 Immigration Tango 2/18/2011 Roadside Attractions R $24,554 3,096
58 The Other Woman 2/4/2011 IFC Films R $22,597 2,849
59 The Chaperone 2/18/2011 Samuel Goldwyn Films PG-13 $14,400 1,815
60 Sympathy for Delicious 4/29/2011 Maya Releasing R $13,826 1,743
61 Elektra Luxx 3/11/2011 Samuel Goldwyn Films R $11,514 1,451
62 Peep World 3/25/2011 IFC Films R $11,238 1,417
63 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale 12/3/2010 Oscilloscope Pictures R $9,779 1,233
64 Fancypants 9/30/2011 Humble Pie Films PG-13 $4,227 533
65 Loosies 1/11/2012 IFC Films PG-13 $3,519 444
66 Balls to the Wall 10/21/2011 Midwest Movies R $3,140 395
67 To Die is Hard 12/17/2010 Driving With Our Eyes Shut Not Rated $1,938 244
68 Love, Wedding, Marriage 6/3/2011 IFC Films PG-13 $1,925 242
Total Gross of All Movies$1,843,605,359
Total Tickets Sold232,484,881

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.