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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 $276,943,638 34,923,535
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 $143,360,061 18,078,191
5 Real Steel 10/7/2011 Action PG-13 $84,652,958 10,675,026
6 Limitless 3/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $79,249,455 9,993,626
7 True Grit 12/22/2010 Western PG-13 $75,620,306 9,535,978
8 Mr. Poppers's Penguins 6/17/2011 Adventure PG $68,224,452 8,603,335
9 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 12/20/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $65,535,914 8,264,301
10 The Adjustment Bureau 3/4/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $62,495,645 7,880,913
11 Water for Elephants 4/22/2011 Drama PG-13 $58,709,717 7,403,495
12 The Lincoln Lawyer 3/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $58,009,200 7,315,157
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 $51,030,157 6,435,076
16 War Horse 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $48,225,212 6,081,363
17 The Descendants 11/16/2011 Drama R $41,376,563 5,217,725
18 Something Borrowed 5/6/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $39,046,489 4,923,895
19 Drive 9/16/2011 Action R $34,855,377 4,395,381
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 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 6/10/2011 Adventure PG $15,013,650 1,893,272
28 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 12/10/2010 Adventure PG $14,456,157 1,822,970
29 One Day 8/19/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,843,771 1,745,746
30 The Rum Diary 10/28/2011 Drama R $13,109,815 1,653,192
31 Gulliver's Travels 12/25/2010 Comedy PG $12,919,671 1,629,214
32 Jane Eyre 3/11/2011 Drama PG-13 $11,242,660 1,417,737
33 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 11/19/2010 Adventure PG-13 $9,692,698 1,222,282
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 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 12/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $4,651,149 586,525
38 Seven Days In Utopia 9/2/2011 Drama G $4,367,448 550,750
39 La piel que habito 10/14/2011 Drama R $3,064,123 386,396
40 From Prada to Nada 1/28/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $3,033,623 382,550
41 Albert Nobbs 12/21/2011 Drama R $2,934,097 370,000
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 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 Adventure PG-13 $2,033,839 256,474
45 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 Adventure PG-13 $1,707,173 215,280
46 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,348,205 170,013
47 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 Adventure PG-13 $832,832 105,022
48 The Polar Express 11/10/2004 Adventure G $711,168 89,681
49 Winter in Wartime 3/18/2011 Drama R $542,860 68,456
50 Di Renjie 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $474,754 59,868
51 Submarine 6/3/2011 Comedy R $467,602 58,966
52 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 12/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $399,544 50,383
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 Winter's Bone 6/11/2010 Drama R $281,880 35,546
56 Life, Above All 7/15/2011 Drama PG-13 $134,078 16,907
57 Luftslottet som sprängdes 10/29/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $129,166 16,288
58 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole 3D 9/24/2010 Adventure PG $92,919 11,717
59 Dao Jian Xiao 3/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $47,897 6,039
60 Alabama Moon 3/18/2011 Adventure PG $47,009 5,927
61 We Need to Talk About Kevin 12/9/2011 Drama R $39,297 4,955
62 Skateland 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $19,412 2,447
63 Cracks 3/18/2011 Drama R $18,185 2,293
64 Bloodworth 5/20/2011 Drama R $12,971 1,635
65 A Bird of the Air 9/23/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $10,152 1,280
66 An Invisible Sign 5/6/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,279 161
67 Män som hatar kvinnor 5/29/2009 Thriller/Suspense R $1,212 152
68 Angels Crest 12/30/2011 Drama R $832 104
69 The Town 9/17/2010 Drama R $0 0
Total Gross of All Movies$2,148,855,057
Total Tickets Sold270,977,905

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.