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Box Office Performance for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 7/15/2011 Adventure PG-13 $381,011,219 48,046,811
2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 11/18/2011 Drama PG-13 $275,530,738 34,745,364
3 The Help 8/10/2011 Drama PG-13 $169,499,546 21,374,469
4 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 12/16/2011 Action PG-13 $130,903,746 16,507,408
5 Real Steel 10/7/2011 Action PG-13 $84,493,241 10,654,885
6 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $84,379,946 10,640,598
7 Limitless 3/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $79,249,455 9,993,626
8 Mr. Poppers's Penguins 6/17/2011 Adventure PG $68,224,452 8,603,335
9 The Adjustment Bureau 3/4/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $62,495,645 7,880,913
10 Water for Elephants 4/22/2011 Drama PG-13 $58,709,717 7,403,495
11 The Lincoln Lawyer 3/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $58,009,200 7,315,157
12 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 12/20/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $55,584,881 7,009,442
13 I am Number Four 2/18/2011 Adventure PG-13 $55,100,437 6,948,352
14 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 3/25/2011 Comedy PG $52,698,535 6,645,464
15 Hugo 11/23/2011 Adventure PG $49,454,202 6,236,343
16 War Horse 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $40,451,772 5,101,106
17 The Descendants 11/16/2011 Drama R $39,420,775 4,971,093
18 Something Borrowed 5/6/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $39,046,489 4,923,895
19 Drive 9/16/2011 Action R $34,833,047 4,392,565
20 Winnie the Pooh 7/15/2011 Adventure G $26,692,846 3,366,058
21 Killer Elite 9/23/2011 Action R $25,124,986 3,168,346
22 Monte Carlo 7/1/2011 Romantic Comedy PG $23,186,769 2,923,930
23 Mars Needs Moms 3/11/2011 Adventure PG $21,392,758 2,697,699
24 Conan the Barbarian 3D 8/19/2011 Action R $21,295,021 2,685,374
25 The Three Musketeers 3D 10/21/2011 Adventure PG-13 $20,374,484 2,569,291
26 The Eagle 2/11/2011 Action PG-13 $19,490,041 2,457,760
27 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 Adventure PG $17,460,553 2,201,835
28 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 Comedy PG $15,324,755 1,932,503
29 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 6/10/2011 Adventure PG $15,013,650 1,893,272
30 One Day 8/19/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,843,771 1,745,746
31 The Rum Diary 10/28/2011 Drama R $13,109,815 1,653,192
32 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Adventure PG-13 $11,467,855 1,446,135
33 Jane Eyre 3/11/2011 Drama PG-13 $11,242,660 1,417,737
34 I Don't Know How She Does It 9/16/2011 Comedy PG-13 $9,659,074 1,218,042
35 Elle s'appelait Sarah 7/22/2011 Drama PG-13 $7,691,700 969,949
36 Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 4/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $4,752,353 599,287
37 Seven Days In Utopia 9/2/2011 Drama G $4,367,448 550,750
38 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 12/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $3,955,762 498,835
39 La piel que habito 10/14/2011 Drama R $3,042,108 383,620
40 From Prada to Nada 1/28/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $3,033,623 382,550
41 Everything Must Go 5/13/2011 Drama PG $2,712,131 342,008
42 The Grace Card 2/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $2,430,735 306,523
43 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 Adventure PG-13 $2,033,839 256,474
44 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 Adventure PG-13 $1,707,173 215,280
45 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,348,205 170,013
46 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 Adventure PG-13 $832,832 105,022
47 Le hérisson 3/12/2010 Drama Not Rated $755,668 95,292
48 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Adventure G $711,168 89,681
49 Metropolis 3/13/1927 Action Not Rated $677,231 85,401
50 Winter in Wartime 3/18/2011 Drama R $542,860 68,456
51 Di Renjie 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $474,754 59,868
52 Submarine 6/3/2011 Comedy R $467,602 58,966
53 Miral 3/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $377,014 47,542
54 Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard 2/25/2011 Adventure PG $347,136 43,775
55 La princesse de Montpensier 4/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $344,245 43,410
56 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $313,049 39,476
57 Winter's Bone 6/11/2010 Drama R $285,995 36,064
58 Brighton Rock 8/26/2011 Drama R $224,631 28,326
59 Luftslottet som sprängdes 10/29/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $154,599 19,495
60 Life, Above All 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $134,078 16,907
61 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D 9/24/2010 Adventure PG $125,490 15,824
62 Misterios de Lisboa 8/5/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $110,507 13,935
63 The Tree 7/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $71,158 8,973
64 Dao Jian Xiao 3/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $47,897 6,039
65 Alabama Moon 3/18/2011 Adventure PG $47,009 5,927
66 We Need to Talk About Kevin 12/9/2011 Drama R $39,297 4,955
67 Skateland 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $19,412 2,447
68 Cracks 3/18/2011 Drama R $18,185 2,293
69 The Town 9/17/2010 Drama R $13,027 1,642
70 Bloodworth 5/20/2011 Drama R $12,971 1,635
71 A Bird of the Air 9/23/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $10,152 1,280
72 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,075 261
73 Angels Crest 12/30/2011 Drama R $407 51
Total Gross of All Movies$2,128,011,607
Total Tickets Sold268,349,473

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.