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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 48,046,812
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 $136,910,219 17,264,845
5 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $84,572,623 10,664,896
6 Real Steel 10/7/2011 Action PG-13 $84,493,241 10,654,885
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 8,603,336
9 The Adjustment Bureau 3/4/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $62,495,645 7,880,914
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 6,645,465
15 Hugo 11/23/2011 Adventure PG $50,313,495 6,344,703
16 War Horse 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $40,451,772 5,101,106
17 The Descendants 11/16/2011 Drama R $40,315,665 5,083,943
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 Beastly 3/4/2011 Drama PG-13 $27,865,571 3,513,943
21 Winnie the Pooh 7/15/2011 Adventure G $26,692,846 3,366,058
22 Killer Elite 9/23/2011 Action R $25,124,986 3,168,346
23 Monte Carlo 7/1/2011 Romantic Comedy PG $23,186,769 2,923,931
24 Mars Needs Moms 3/11/2011 Adventure PG $21,392,758 2,697,699
25 Conan the Barbarian 8/19/2011 Action R $21,295,021 2,685,374
26 The Three Musketeers 10/21/2011 Adventure PG-13 $20,377,913 2,569,724
27 The Eagle 2/11/2011 Action PG-13 $19,490,041 2,457,760
28 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 Adventure PG $17,460,553 2,201,835
29 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 Comedy PG $15,324,755 1,932,504
30 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 6/10/2011 Adventure PG $15,013,650 1,893,272
31 One Day 8/19/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,843,771 1,745,746
32 The Rum Diary 10/28/2011 Drama R $13,109,815 1,653,192
33 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Adventure PG-13 $12,450,090 1,569,999
34 Jane Eyre 3/11/2011 Drama PG-13 $11,242,660 1,417,737
35 I Don't Know How She Does It 9/16/2011 Comedy PG-13 $9,659,074 1,218,042
36 Elle s'appelait Sarah 7/22/2011 Drama PG $7,691,700 969,949
37 Barney's Version 12/17/2010 Drama R $7,502,560 946,098
38 Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 4/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $4,752,353 599,287
39 Seven Days In Utopia 9/2/2011 Drama G $4,367,448 550,750
40 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 12/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $3,955,762 498,835
41 La piel que habito 10/14/2011 Drama R $3,042,108 383,620
42 From Prada to Nada 1/28/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $3,033,623 382,550
43 Everything Must Go 5/13/2011 Drama PG $2,712,131 342,008
44 The Grace Card 2/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $2,430,735 306,523
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 $818,580 103,226
47 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 Adventure PG-13 $768,580 96,921
48 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 Adventure PG-13 $764,607 96,420
49 Le hérisson 3/12/2010 Drama Not Rated $755,668 95,292
50 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Adventure G $711,168 89,681
51 Metropolis 3/13/1927 Action Not Rated $556,412 70,165
52 Winter in Wartime 3/18/2011 Drama R $542,860 68,456
53 Joueuse 4/1/2011 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $478,710 60,366
54 Di Renjie 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $474,754 59,868
55 Submarine 6/3/2011 Comedy R $467,602 58,966
56 Miral 3/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $377,014 47,542
57 La princesse de Montpensier 4/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $352,428 44,442
58 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $352,417 44,441
59 Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard 2/25/2011 Adventure PG $347,136 43,775
60 Winter's Bone 6/11/2010 Drama R $285,995 36,064
61 Brighton Rock 8/26/2011 Drama R $229,653 28,960
62 Luftslottet som sprängdes 4/30/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $154,599 19,495
63 Life, Above All 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $134,078 16,907
64 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 9/24/2010 Adventure PG $125,490 15,825
65 Misterios de Lisboa 8/5/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $110,507 13,935
66 My Dog Tulip 9/1/2010 Drama Not Rated $95,316 12,019
67 The Tree 7/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $71,158 8,973
68 The Human Resources Manager 3/4/2011 Drama Not Rated $64,014 8,072
69 Dao Jian Xiao 3/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $47,897 6,039
70 Alabama Moon 3/18/2011 Adventure PG $47,009 5,927
71 Journal d'un curé de campagne 2/25/2011 Drama Not Rated $46,979 5,924
72 Went the Day Well? 5/20/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $39,523 4,983
73 We Need to Talk About Kevin 1/13/2012 Drama R $39,297 4,955
74 Cracks 3/18/2011 Drama R $29,683 3,743
75 Skateland 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $19,412 2,447
76 The Town 9/17/2010 Drama R $13,027 1,643
77 Bloodworth 5/20/2011 Drama R $12,971 1,635
78 A Bird of the Air 9/23/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $10,152 1,280
79 Le Amiche 6/18/2010 Drama Not Rated $6,042 761
80 Kyatapira 5/6/2011 Drama Not Rated $4,157 524
81 Mississippi Mermaid 1/15/1999 Drama R $3,244 409
82 The Taqwacores 10/22/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,098 264
83 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,075 261
84 An Invisible Sign 5/6/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,279 161
85 Angels Crest 12/30/2011 Drama R $832 104
Total Gross of All Movies$2,170,781,697
Total Tickets Sold273,742,936

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.