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Box Office Performance for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 Fast Five 4/29/2011 Action PG-13 $209,837,675 26,461,245
2 Moneyball 9/23/2011 Drama PG-13 $75,099,853 9,470,347
3 We Bought a Zoo 12/23/2011 Drama PG $48,094,109 6,064,830
4 Soul Surfer 4/8/2011 Drama PG $43,853,424 5,530,066
5 The Rite 1/28/2011 Horror PG-13 $33,047,633 4,167,419
6 The Big Year 10/14/2011 Comedy PG $7,204,138 908,466
7 Invictus 12/11/2009 Drama PG-13 $6,904,919 870,734
8 The Way Back 12/29/2010 Adventure PG-13 $2,719,296 342,912
9 Kill the Irishman 3/11/2011 Drama R $1,188,194 149,835
10 Higher Ground 8/23/2011 Drama R $841,056 106,060
11 Love and Other Drugs 11/24/2010 Drama R $793,861 100,108
12 The Music Never Stopped 3/18/2011 Drama PG $258,538 32,602
13 The Bang Bang Club 5/6/2011 Drama R $124,791 15,736
14 Desert Flower 3/18/2011 Drama R $44,348 5,592
Total Gross of All Movies$430,011,835
Total Tickets Sold54,225,952

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.