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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 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 2,923,931
23 Mars Needs Moms 3/11/2011 Adventure PG $21,392,758 2,697,699
24 Conan the Barbarian 8/19/2011 Action R $21,295,021 2,685,374
25 The Three Musketeers 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 1,932,504
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 $12,450,090 1,569,999
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 Barney's Version 12/17/2010 Drama R $7,502,560 946,098
37 Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 4/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $4,752,353 599,287
38 Seven Days In Utopia 9/2/2011 Drama G $4,367,448 550,750
39 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 12/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $3,955,762 498,835
40 La piel que habito 10/14/2011 Drama R $3,042,108 383,620
41 From Prada to Nada 1/28/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $3,033,623 382,550
42 Everything Must Go 5/13/2011 Drama PG $2,712,131 342,008
43 The Grace Card 2/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $2,430,735 306,523
44 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,348,205 170,013
45 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 Adventure PG-13 $818,580 103,226
46 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 Adventure PG-13 $768,580 96,921
47 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 Adventure PG-13 $764,607 96,420
48 Le hérisson 3/12/2010 Drama Not Rated $755,668 95,292
49 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Adventure G $711,168 89,681
50 Metropolis 3/13/1927 Action Not Rated $556,412 70,165
51 Winter in Wartime 3/18/2011 Drama R $542,860 68,456
52 Joueuse 4/1/2011 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $478,710 60,366
53 Di Renjie 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $474,754 59,868
54 Submarine 6/3/2011 Comedy R $467,602 58,966
55 Miral 3/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $377,014 47,542
56 La princesse de Montpensier 4/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $352,428 44,442
57 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $352,417 44,441
58 Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard 2/25/2011 Adventure PG $347,136 43,775
59 Winter's Bone 6/11/2010 Drama R $285,995 36,064
60 Brighton Rock 8/26/2011 Drama R $229,653 28,960
61 Luftslottet som sprängdes 10/29/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $154,599 19,495
62 Life, Above All 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $134,078 16,907
63 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 9/24/2010 Adventure PG $125,490 15,825
64 Misterios de Lisboa 8/5/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $110,507 13,935
65 My Dog Tulip 9/1/2010 Drama Not Rated $95,316 12,019
66 The Tree 7/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $71,158 8,973
67 The Human Resources Manager 3/4/2011 Drama Not Rated $64,014 8,072
68 Dao Jian Xiao 3/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $47,897 6,039
69 Alabama Moon 3/18/2011 Adventure PG $47,009 5,927
70 Journal d'un curé de campagne 2/25/2011 Drama Not Rated $46,979 5,924
71 Went the Day Well? 5/20/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $39,523 4,983
72 We Need to Talk About Kevin 12/9/2011 Drama R $39,297 4,955
73 Cracks 3/18/2011 Drama R $29,683 3,743
74 Skateland 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $19,412 2,447
75 The Town 9/17/2010 Drama R $13,027 1,643
76 Bloodworth 5/20/2011 Drama R $12,971 1,635
77 A Bird of the Air 9/23/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $10,152 1,280
78 Kyatapira 5/6/2011 Drama Not Rated $4,157 524
79 Mississippi Mermaid 1/15/1999 Drama R $3,244 409
80 The Taqwacores 10/22/2010 Drama Not Rated $2,098 264
81 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $2,075 261
82 An Invisible Sign 5/6/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,279 161
83 Angels Crest 12/30/2011 Drama R $832 104
Total Gross of All Movies$2,142,906,655
Total Tickets Sold270,227,799

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.