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Box Office Performance for Original Screenplay Movies in 2011

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2011 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Hangover Part II 5/26/2011 Comedy R $254,464,305 32,088,815
2 Cars 2 6/24/2011 Adventure G $191,450,875 24,142,607
3 Bridesmaids 5/13/2011 Comedy R $169,106,725 21,324,933
4 Kung Fu Panda 2 5/26/2011 Adventure PG $165,249,063 20,838,469
5 Rio 4/15/2011 Adventure G $143,619,809 18,110,946
6 Super 8 6/10/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $127,004,179 16,015,659
7 Rango 3/4/2011 Adventure PG $123,257,581 15,543,200
8 Horrible Bosses 7/8/2011 Comedy R $117,538,559 14,822,012
9 The King’s Speech 12/25/2010 Drama PG-13 $115,865,048 14,610,977
10 The Lion King 6/15/1994 Adventure G $109,946,967 13,864,686
11 Paranormal Activity 3 10/21/2011 Horror R $103,993,239 13,113,901
12 Just Go With It 2/11/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $103,028,109 12,992,195
13 Bad Teacher 6/24/2011 Comedy R $100,292,856 12,647,270
14 Crazy, Stupid, Love 7/29/2011 Comedy PG-13 $84,351,197 10,636,973
15 Battle: Los Angeles 3/11/2011 Action PG-13 $83,552,429 10,536,245
16 Zookeeper 7/8/2011 Romantic Comedy PG $80,360,866 10,133,778
17 Tower Heist 11/4/2011 Comedy PG-13 $76,733,915 9,676,407
18 Contagion 9/9/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $75,658,097 9,540,743
19 Jack and Jill 11/11/2011 Comedy PG $71,697,648 9,041,317
20 No Strings Attached 1/21/2011 Romantic Comedy R $70,662,220 8,910,746
21 Unknown 2/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $63,686,397 8,031,071
22 Happy Feet Two 11/18/2011 Adventure PG $60,808,168 7,668,117
23 Black Swan 12/3/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $59,146,887 7,458,623
24 Midnight in Paris 5/20/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $56,377,732 7,109,423
25 Friends with Benefits 7/22/2011 Romantic Comedy R $55,802,754 7,036,917
26 Source Code 4/1/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $54,712,227 6,899,398
27 Insidious 4/1/2011 Horror R $54,009,150 6,810,737
28 The Dilemma 1/14/2011 Comedy PG-13 $48,475,290 6,112,899
29 New Year's Eve 12/9/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $45,999,350 5,800,674
30 Little Fockers 12/22/2010 Comedy PG-13 $45,862,410 5,783,406
31 Arthur Christmas 11/23/2011 Adventure PG $45,820,235 5,778,087
32 Hall Pass 2/25/2011 Comedy R $45,060,734 5,682,311
33 Final Destination 5 8/12/2011 Horror R $42,587,643 5,370,446
34 Tron: Legacy 12/17/2010 Adventure PG $40,757,919 5,139,712
35 Hanna 4/8/2011 Drama PG-13 $40,259,119 5,076,811
36 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 8/19/2011 Adventure PG $38,536,376 4,859,568
37 Scream 4 4/15/2011 Horror R $38,180,928 4,814,745
38 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $37,915,414 4,781,262
39 Paul 3/18/2011 Comedy R $37,412,945 4,717,899
40 The Roommate 2/4/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $37,300,107 4,703,670
41 Jumping the Broom 5/6/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $37,295,394 4,703,076
42 The Change-Up 8/5/2011 Comedy R $37,081,475 4,676,100
43 30 Minutes or Less 8/12/2011 Comedy R $37,053,924 4,672,625
44 In Time 10/28/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $37,046,295 4,671,663
45 Colombiana 8/26/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $36,665,854 4,623,689
46 Sucker Punch 3/25/2011 Action R $36,392,502 4,589,218
47 Larry Crowne 7/1/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $35,608,245 4,490,320
48 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas 11/4/2011 Comedy R $34,895,036 4,400,382
49 Courageous 9/30/2011 Drama PG-13 $34,035,920 4,292,045
50 Abduction 9/23/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $28,087,155 3,541,885
51 Beastly 3/4/2011 Drama PG-13 $27,865,571 3,513,943
52 The Sitter 12/9/2011 Comedy R $26,317,857 3,318,771
53 Season of the Witch 1/7/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $24,827,228 3,130,797
54 Our Idiot Brother 8/26/2011 Comedy R $24,814,830 3,129,234
55 Your Highness 4/8/2011 Comedy R $21,596,445 2,723,385
56 Dream House 9/30/2011 Horror PG-13 $21,302,340 2,686,297
57 Country Strong 12/22/2010 Drama PG-13 $20,099,179 2,534,574
58 Shark Night 3D 9/2/2011 Horror PG-13 $18,877,153 2,380,473
59 Apollo 18 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $17,686,929 2,230,381
60 What's Your Number? 9/30/2011 Romantic Comedy R $14,011,084 1,766,845
61 Warrior 9/9/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,657,115 1,722,208
62 The Tree of Life 5/27/2011 Drama PG-13 $13,305,665 1,677,889
63 The Darkest Hour 12/25/2011 Action PG-13 $13,137,963 1,656,741
64 The Tourist 12/10/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $12,997,966 1,639,087
65 Young Adult 12/9/2011 Comedy R $12,061,771 1,521,030
66 Drive Angry 2/25/2011 Action R $10,721,033 1,351,958
67 Win Win 3/18/2011 Drama R $10,179,275 1,283,641
68 Prom 4/29/2011 Comedy PG $10,130,219 1,277,455
69 Blue Valentine 12/29/2010 Drama R $9,446,285 1,191,208
70 Johnny English Reborn 10/21/2011 Comedy PG $8,305,970 1,047,411
71 Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain 9/9/2011 Concert/Performance R $7,706,436 971,807
72 Take Me Home Tonight 3/4/2011 Comedy R $6,928,068 873,652
73 Cedar Rapids 2/11/2011 Comedy R $6,861,102 865,208
74 Beginners 6/3/2011 Drama R $5,790,894 730,251
75 The Guard 7/29/2011 Comedy R $5,336,144 672,905
76 Margin Call 10/21/2011 Drama R $5,246,366 661,584
77 How Do You Know? 12/17/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $5,171,726 652,172
78 The Artist 11/25/2011 Drama PG-13 $5,044,344 636,108
79 Biutiful 1/28/2011 Drama R $5,036,565 635,127
80 Anonymous 10/28/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $4,463,292 562,836
81 The Company Men 1/21/2011 Drama R $4,444,612 560,480
82 Megamind 11/5/2010 Adventure PG $4,223,835 532,639
83 Starbuck 7/29/2011 Comedy R $3,450,087 435,067
84 Like Crazy 10/28/2011 Drama PG-13 $3,367,998 424,716
85 Le sens de l'humour 7/6/2011 Comedy Not Rated $3,179,193 400,907
86 Don 2 12/22/2011 Action Not Rated $3,174,426 400,305
87 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara 7/15/2011 Drama Not Rated $3,103,656 391,381
88 Another Year 12/29/2010 Drama PG-13 $3,041,052 383,487
89 Martha Marcy May Marlene 10/21/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $2,909,156 366,854
90 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star 9/9/2011 Comedy R $2,529,395 318,965
91 Melancholia 11/11/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $2,517,506 317,466
92 Ra. One 10/26/2011 Action Not Rated $2,509,150 316,412
93 L'illusionniste 12/25/2010 Adventure PG $2,107,998 265,825
94 The Trip 6/10/2011 Comedy Not Rated $2,016,345 254,267
95 Shame 12/2/2011 Drama NC-17 $1,965,874 247,903
96 A Better Life 6/24/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,759,252 221,847
97 Burlesque 11/24/2010 Drama PG-13 $1,707,094 215,270
98 Take Shelter 9/30/2011 Drama R $1,671,202 210,744
99 Cafe de flore 9/2/2011 Drama Not Rated $1,574,881 198,597
100 Delhi Belly 7/1/2011 Comedy Not Rated $1,532,594 193,265
101 La doppia ora 4/15/2011 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $1,514,942 191,039
102 Breakaway 9/30/2011 Comedy PG-13 $1,481,735 186,851
103 The Art of Getting By 6/17/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $1,430,241 180,358
104 Salvando al Soldado Perez 9/2/2011 Action PG-13 $1,400,726 176,636
105 Somewhere 12/22/2010 Drama R $1,352,809 170,593
106 Copie conforme 3/11/2011 Drama Not Rated $1,340,615 169,056
107 Another Earth 7/22/2011 Drama PG-13 $1,321,194 166,607
108 Due Date 11/5/2010 Comedy R $1,307,121 164,832
109 The Heart Specialist 1/14/2011 Romantic Comedy R $1,103,037 139,096
110 Desi Boyz 11/25/2011 Comedy Not Rated $1,066,167 134,447
111 Red State 3/5/2011 Horror R $1,065,429 134,354
112 Attack the Block 7/29/2011 Action R $1,024,175 129,151
113 Haevnen 4/1/2011 Drama R $1,008,098 127,124
114 Rockstar 11/11/2011 Drama Not Rated $985,912 124,326
115 Meek's Cutoff 4/8/2011 Drama PG $977,772 123,300
116 The Beaver 5/6/2011 Comedy PG-13 $970,816 122,423
117 Les femmes du 6ème étage 6/3/2011 Comedy Not Rated $733,294 92,470
118 A bout portant 7/29/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $708,215 89,308
119 Terri 7/1/2011 Comedy R $655,802 82,698
120 The Future 7/29/2011 Drama R $568,662 71,710
121 Dum Maaro Dum 4/22/2011 Drama R $564,489 71,183
122 Even the Rain 2/18/2011 Drama Not Rated $558,132 70,382
123 Le nom des gens 6/24/2011 Comedy R $514,237 64,847
124 Bride Flight 6/10/2011 Drama R $501,360 63,223
125 Life as We Know It 10/8/2010 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $488,173 61,560
126 Circumstance 8/26/2011 Drama R $454,121 57,266
127 Faster 11/24/2010 Action R $383,150 48,316
128 Hesher 5/13/2011 Drama R $382,946 48,290
129 MOOZ-lum 2/11/2011 Drama PG-13 $362,239 45,679
130 Le Havre 10/21/2011 Drama Not Rated $358,706 45,234
131 Creature 9/9/2011 Horror R $327,000 41,235
132 Super 4/1/2011 Black Comedy PG-13 $324,138 40,874
133 Despicable Me 7/9/2010 Comedy PG $310,760 39,187
134 Munger Road 9/30/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $266,688 33,630
135 All Good Things 12/3/2010 Drama R $258,373 32,581
136 Trolljegeren 6/10/2011 Horror PG $253,444 31,960
137 Morning Glory 11/10/2010 Comedy PG-13 $251,756 31,747
138 Tucker & Dale vs. Evil 9/30/2011 Black Comedy R $223,838 28,226
139 Happythankyoumoreplease 3/4/2011 Romantic Comedy R $216,110 27,252
140 The Afflicted 10/28/2011 Horror Not Rated $212,940 26,852
141 Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust 9/30/2011 Horror Not Rated $196,147 24,734
142 Blackthorn 10/7/2011 Adventure R $186,660 23,538
143 Go For It! 5/13/2011 Drama PG-13 $180,237 22,728
144 Bellflower 8/5/2011 Action R $168,226 21,213
145 The Last Godfather 4/1/2011 Comedy PG-13 $164,247 20,712
146 La Bonheur des autres 10/7/2011 Romantic Comedy Not Rated $162,303 20,466
147 A Good Old Fashioned Orgy 9/2/2011 Comedy R $154,604 19,496
148 Decisions 5/13/2011 Drama R $153,280 19,329
149 October Baby 3/23/2012 Drama PG-13 $151,952 19,161
150 Gun Hill Road 8/5/2011 Drama R $148,994 18,788
151 Human Centipede 2: Full Sequence 10/7/2011 Horror Not Rated $123,043 15,516
152 Trust 4/1/2011 Drama R $120,016 15,134
153 35 and Ticking 5/20/2011 Romantic Comedy R $113,804 14,351
154 Last Night 5/6/2011 Drama R $112,087 14,134
155 Henry's Crime 4/8/2011 Comedy R $102,541 12,930
156 Young Goethe in Love 11/4/2011 Drama Not Rated $101,237 12,766
157 Rubber 4/1/2011 Black Comedy R $100,370 12,656
158 The Double 10/28/2011 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $99,612 12,561
159 The Warrior's Way 12/3/2010 Western R $97,039 12,236
160 A Little Help 7/22/2011 Comedy R $96,868 12,215
161 Tomboy 11/16/2011 Drama Not Rated $96,159 12,125
162 Paranormal Activity 2 10/22/2010 Horror R $92,259 11,634
163 Evil Bong 3 The Wrath Of Bong! 4/9/2011 Comedy R $91,260 11,508
164 Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora É Outro 11/11/2011 Action Not Rated $85,503 10,782
165 Pariah 12/28/2011 Drama R $84,986 10,717
166 Inkubus 10/28/2011 Horror R $81,600 10,290
167 Beautiful Boy 6/3/2011 Drama R $77,247 9,741
168 Four Lions 11/5/2010 Black Comedy R $67,871 8,558
169 Puncture 9/23/2011 Drama R $67,071 8,457
170 Shaolin 9/9/2011 Action R $66,099 8,335
171 Snowmen 10/21/2011 Drama PG $66,000 8,322
172 Queen of the Lot 11/19/2010 Drama R $61,908 7,806
173 Viva Riva! 6/10/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $61,759 7,788
174 Jodaeiye Nader az Simin 12/30/2011 Drama PG-13 $59,481 7,500
175 Dirty Girl 10/7/2011 Drama R $53,630 6,762
176 Jing mo fung wan: Chen Zhen 4/22/2011 Action R $50,433 6,359
177 In The Land of Blood and Honey 12/23/2011 Drama R $49,142 6,196
178 The Perfect Host 7/1/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $48,764 6,149
179 Lebanon, PA 4/29/2011 Drama PG-13 $48,381 6,101
180 Margaret 9/30/2011 Drama R $47,185 5,950
181 Every Day 1/14/2011 Drama R $46,029 5,804
182 Texas Killing Fields 10/14/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $45,470 5,733
183 Sykt lykkelig 9/16/2011 Drama R $45,154 5,694
184 Contracorriente 9/17/2010 Drama Not Rated $44,462 5,606
185 Choejongbyungki Hwal 10/14/2011 Action R $40,685 5,130
186 The Last Circus 8/19/2011 Black Comedy R $40,548 5,113
187 3 Backyards 3/11/2011 Drama R $39,475 4,977
188 When Harry Tries to Marry 4/22/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $38,261 4,824
189 Les Neiges du Kilimanjaro 12/9/2011 Drama Not Rated $38,246 4,822
190 11-11-11 11/11/2011 Horror PG-13 $38,100 4,804
191 Fireflies in the Garden 10/14/2011 Drama R $36,884 4,651
192 Sleeping Beauty 12/2/2011 Drama Not Rated $36,578 4,612
193 Hereafter 10/22/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $34,355 4,332
194 Love in Space 9/9/2011 Romantic Comedy PG $33,976 4,284
195 Small Town Murder Songs 5/27/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $31,133 3,925
196 White Irish Drinkers 3/25/2011 Drama R $31,056 3,916
197 The Son of No One 11/4/2011 Drama R $30,680 3,868
198 Autoreiji 12/2/2011 Drama R $30,440 3,838
199 Salvation Boulevard 7/15/2011 Comedy R $28,468 3,589
200 Animal Kingdom 8/13/2010 Drama R $27,622 3,483
201 Bay Rong 3/11/2011 Action R $27,052 3,411
202 Waiting for Forever 2/4/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $25,517 3,217
203 Cost of a Soul 5/20/2011 Drama R $25,365 3,198
204 Harvest 5/6/2011 Drama R $24,657 3,109
205 Immigration Tango 2/18/2011 Comedy R $24,554 3,096
206 After 8/8/2014 Drama R $24,545 3,095
207 Stake Land 4/22/2011 Horror R $22,970 2,896
208 Vanishing on Seventh Street 2/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $22,729 2,866
209 The Other Woman 2/4/2011 Comedy R $22,597 2,849
210 Black Death 3/11/2011 Horror R $22,554 2,844
211 Ceremony 4/8/2011 Romantic Comedy R $22,270 2,808
212 All's Faire in Love 10/28/2011 Romantic Comedy PG $22,180 2,796
213 Answers to Nothing 12/2/2011 Drama R $22,049 2,780
214 Night Catches Us 12/3/2010 Drama R $21,271 2,682
215 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale 12/3/2010 Comedy R $20,917 2,637
216 Griff the Invisible 8/19/2011 Romantic Comedy PG-13 $20,778 2,620
217 Bereavement 3/4/2011 Horror R $20,744 2,615
218 Brotherhood 2/18/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $19,722 2,487
219 L'apollonide - souvenirs de la maison close 11/25/2011 Drama Not Rated $19,327 2,437
220 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger 9/22/2010 Drama R $18,230 2,298
221 InSight 9/2/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $17,107 2,157
222 Mia et le Migou 3/25/2011 Adventure PG $16,975 2,140
223 Trespass 10/14/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $16,816 2,120
224 Tyrannosaur 11/18/2011 Drama Not Rated $15,735 1,984
225 Ong Bak 3 1/14/2011 Action R $14,890 1,877
226 The Chaperone 2/18/2011 Comedy PG-13 $14,400 1,815
227 Sympathy for Delicious 4/29/2011 Comedy R $13,826 1,743
228 I'm Not Jesus Mommy 5/6/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $12,620 1,591
229 Elektra Luxx 3/11/2011 Comedy R $11,514 1,451
230 Peep World 3/25/2011 Comedy R $11,238 1,417
231 London Boulevard 11/11/2011 Drama R $10,484 1,322
232 Cook County 12/16/2011 Drama Not Rated $9,727 1,226
233 Another Happy Day 11/18/2011 Drama R $9,120 1,150
234 Rid of Me 11/18/2011 Black Comedy Not Rated $8,015 1,010
235 The Ward 7/8/2011 Horror R $7,760 978
236 Inception 7/16/2010 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $7,344 926
237 The Ledge 7/8/2011 Drama R $7,140 900
238 Good Neighbors 7/29/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $7,072 891
239 Ma part du gateau 12/9/2011 Drama Not Rated $6,850 863
240 Janie Jones 10/28/2011 Comedy Not Rated $6,840 862
241 Terkel i knibe 10/15/2010 Adventure Not Rated $6,584 830
242 That's What I Am 4/29/2011 Drama PG $6,400 807
243 I Melt with You 12/9/2011 Drama R $6,361 802
244 The Family Tree 8/26/2011 Black Comedy R $6,035 761
245 Miss Minoes 12/23/2011 Adventure PG $5,947 749
246 Wrecked 4/1/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $5,255 662
247 Tanner Hall 9/9/2011 Drama R $5,073 639
248 Fancypants 9/30/2011 Comedy PG-13 $4,227 533
249 Passion Play 5/6/2011 Drama R $3,669 462
250 Balls to the Wall 10/21/2011 Comedy R $3,140 395
251 Red Hill 11/5/2010 Thriller/Suspense R $2,863 361
252 Zokkomon 4/22/2011 Adventure PG $2,815 354
253 Restitution 10/28/2011 Thriller/Suspense R $2,664 335
254 Main Street 9/9/2011 Drama PG $2,560 322
255 Fading of the Cries 7/8/2011 Multiple Genres R $2,300 290
256 The Catechism Cataclysm 10/19/2011 Comedy Not Rated $2,270 286
257 Medianeras 10/26/2011 Drama Not Rated $2,140 269
258 To Die is Hard 12/17/2010 Comedy Not Rated $1,938 244
259 Love, Wedding, Marriage 6/3/2011 Comedy PG-13 $1,925 242
260 Chalet Girl 10/14/2011 Romantic Comedy R $1,610 203
Total Gross of All Movies$4,147,227,659
Total Tickets Sold522,979,395

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.