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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2014

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2014 GrossTickets Sold
1 Guardians of the Galaxy 8/1/2014 Walt Disney PG-13 $333,055,258 40,765,637
2 The Lego Movie 2/7/2014 Warner Bros. PG $257,784,718 31,552,597
3 Maleficent 5/30/2014 Walt Disney PG $241,407,328 29,548,020
4 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 12/17/2014 Warner Bros. PG-13 $220,602,017 27,001,470
5 Big Hero 6 11/7/2014 Walt Disney PG $211,207,036 25,851,534
6 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 7/11/2014 20th Century Fox PG-13 $208,545,589 25,525,775
7 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 8/8/2014 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $191,204,754 23,403,274
8 Interstellar 11/7/2014 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $182,802,094 22,374,797
9 How to Train Your Dragon 2 6/13/2014 20th Century Fox PG $177,002,924 21,664,984
10 Divergent 3/21/2014 Lionsgate PG-13 $150,947,895 18,475,874
11 Rio 2 4/11/2014 20th Century Fox G $131,538,435 16,100,175
12 Mr. Peabody & Sherman 3/7/2014 20th Century Fox PG $111,506,430 13,648,277
13 Frozen 11/27/2013 Walt Disney PG $104,046,280 12,735,162
14 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 12/19/2014 20th Century Fox PG $89,847,179 10,997,206
15 Penguins of Madagascar 11/26/2014 20th Century Fox PG $78,116,780 9,561,417
16 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day 10/10/2014 Walt Disney PG $66,032,663 8,082,333
17 The Nut Job 1/17/2014 Open Road PG $64,251,538 7,864,325
18 Planes: Fire and Rescue 7/18/2014 Walt Disney PG $59,157,732 7,240,848
19 Muppets Most Wanted 3/21/2014 Walt Disney PG $51,178,893 6,264,246
20 The Boxtrolls 9/26/2014 Focus Features PG $50,618,671 6,195,675
21 The Book of Life 10/17/2014 20th Century Fox PG $49,564,131 6,066,601
22 Earth to Echo 7/2/2014 Relativity PG $38,934,842 4,765,586
23 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 12/13/2013 Warner Bros. PG-13 $29,307,213 3,587,174
24 Ghostbusters 6/8/1984 Sony Pictures PG $21,356,969 2,614,072
25 The Legend of Hercules 1/10/2014 Lionsgate PG-13 $18,848,538 2,307,042
26 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 11/22/2013 Lionsgate PG-13 $17,528,348 2,145,452
27 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 12/25/2013 20th Century Fox PG $12,765,884 1,562,531
28 Moms’ Night Out 5/9/2014 Sony Pictures PG $10,429,707 1,276,585
29 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return 5/9/2014 Clarius Entertainment PG $8,462,347 1,035,782
30 Walking with Dinosaurs 12/20/2013 20th Century Fox PG $4,731,936 579,184
31 Thor: The Dark World 11/8/2013 Walt Disney PG-13 $2,912,936 356,540
32 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 9/27/2013 Sony Pictures PG $2,179,330 266,747
33 Free Birds 11/1/2013 Relativity PG $855,955 104,768
34 Pirates 9/12/2014 Well Go USA Not Rated $160,133 19,600
35 Ernest et Celestine 3/1/2013 Mongrel Media Not Rated $156,644 19,173
36 Despicable Me 2 7/3/2013 Universal PG $108,650 13,298
37 En solitaire 4/18/2014 Mongrel Media Not Rated $103,628 12,683
38 Ender's Game 11/1/2013 Lionsgate PG-13 $80,342 9,833
39 Song of the Sea 12/19/2014 GKIDS PG $65,845 8,059
40 The Taking of Tiger Mountain 1/2/2015 Well Go USA Not Rated $50,621 6,195
41 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters 8/7/2013 20th Century Fox PG $41,344 5,060
42 Rocks in My Pockets 9/3/2014 Zeitgeist Not Rated $34,236 4,190
43 The Hero of Color City 10/3/2014 Magnolia Pictures G $32,188 3,939
44 Yellow Day 9/19/2014 Self Distributed PG $31,000 3,794
45 Xi you xiang mo pian 3/7/2014 Magnolia Pictures PG-13 $18,058 2,210
46 War of the World's Goliath 3/7/2014 Anderson Digital PG-13 $13,385 1,638
47 Falcon Rising 9/5/2014 Freestyle Releasing R $11,774 1,441
48 Le roi et l'oiseau 11/21/2014 Rialto Pictures Not Rated $9,554 1,169
49 Canopy 8/29/2014 Monterey Media PG-13 $8,462 1,035
50 Thunder and the House of Magic 9/5/2014 Shout! Factory Not Rated $4,091 500
51 Ragnarok 8/15/2014 Magnolia Pictures PG-13 $1,369 167
Total Gross of All Movies$3,199,663,674
Total Tickets Sold391,635,674

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2014. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2014. 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.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.

Our Theatrical Market pages are based on the Domestic Theatrical Market performance only. The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

The yearly amounts on our Theatrical Market pages are based on box office years. Each box office year starts on the first Monday of the year, so the previous year ends on the Sunday before the first Monday. For example, the "2017 box office year" started on January 2, 2017 so the "2016 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

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