Box Office Performance for Horror Movies in 2011

Summary for all Years
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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 Paranormal Activity 3 10/21/2011 Paramount Pictures R $103,993,239 13,113,901
2 Insidious 4/1/2011 FilmDistrict R $54,009,150 6,810,737
3 Final Destination 5 8/12/2011 Warner Bros. R $42,587,643 5,370,446
4 Scream 4 4/15/2011 Weinstein/Dimension R $38,180,928 4,814,745
5 The Rite 1/28/2011 Warner Bros. PG-13 $33,047,633 4,167,419
6 Priest 5/13/2011 Sony Pictures PG-13 $29,136,626 3,674,227
7 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark 8/26/2011 FilmDistrict R $24,046,682 3,032,368
8 Dream House 9/30/2011 Universal PG-13 $21,302,340 2,686,297
9 Shark Night 3D 9/2/2011 Relativity PG-13 $18,877,153 2,380,473
10 Fright Night 8/19/2011 Walt Disney R $18,298,649 2,307,521
11 The Thing 10/14/2011 Universal R $16,928,670 2,134,762
12 Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D 9/10/2010 Sony Pictures R $6,945,226 875,817
13 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night 4/29/2011 Omin/Freestyle PG-13 $1,186,538 149,626
14 Red State 9/23/2011 Smodshow Productions R $1,065,429 134,354
15 Creature 9/9/2011 The Bubble Factory R $327,000 41,235
16 Trolljegeren 6/10/2011 Magnet Pictures PG $253,444 31,960
17 Inkubus 10/28/2011 Screen Media Films R $81,600 10,290
18 Paranormal Activity 2 10/20/2010 Paramount Pictures R $63,883 8,055
19 11-11-11 11/11/2011 Rocket Releasing PG-13 $38,100 4,804
20 Stake Land 4/22/2011 IFC Films R $22,970 2,896
21 Black Death 3/11/2011 Magnet Pictures R $22,554 2,844
22 Bereavement 3/4/2011 R $20,744 2,615
23 The Ward 7/8/2011 Cinedigm R $7,760 978
Total Gross of All Movies$410,443,961
Total Tickets Sold51,758,370

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.