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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2015

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2015 GrossTickets Sold
1 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 12/18/2015 Walt Disney PG-13 $742,208,942 88,043,765
2 Inside Out 6/19/2015 Walt Disney PG $356,461,711 42,284,900
3 Minions 7/10/2015 Universal PG $336,045,770 39,863,080
4 Home 3/27/2015 20th Century Fox PG $177,397,510 21,043,595
5 Hotel Transylvania 2 9/25/2015 Sony Pictures PG $168,774,344 20,020,681
6 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 2/6/2015 Paramount Pictures PG $162,994,032 19,334,997
7 San Andreas 5/29/2015 Warner Bros. PG-13 $155,190,832 18,409,351
8 The Peanuts Movie 11/6/2015 20th Century Fox G $128,763,058 15,274,384
9 The Good Dinosaur 11/25/2015 Walt Disney PG $114,766,932 13,614,108
10 Tomorrowland 5/22/2015 Walt Disney PG $93,436,322 11,083,786
11 Pixels 7/24/2015 Sony Pictures PG-13 $78,747,585 9,341,350
12 Paddington 1/16/2015 Weinstein Co. PG $76,223,578 9,041,942
13 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 4/17/2015 Sony Pictures PG $71,038,190 8,426,831
14 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip 12/18/2015 20th Century Fox PG $67,646,950 8,024,549
15 Max 6/26/2015 Warner Bros. PG $42,656,255 5,060,053
16 Pan 10/9/2015 Warner Bros. PG $35,081,641 4,161,523
17 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 12/17/2014 Warner Bros. PG-13 $34,517,771 4,094,634
18 A Walk in the Woods 9/2/2015 Broad Green Pictures R $29,499,394 3,499,334
19 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 12/19/2014 20th Century Fox PG $23,899,442 2,835,046
20 In the Heart of the Sea 12/11/2015 Warner Bros. PG-13 $23,750,170 2,817,339
21 Project Almanac 1/30/2015 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $22,348,241 2,651,036
22 Shaun the Sheep 3/26/2015 PG $19,375,982 2,298,455
23 Seventh Son 2/6/2015 Universal PG-13 $17,223,265 2,043,091
24 Strange Magic 1/23/2015 Walt Disney PG $12,429,583 1,474,446
25 Back to the Future 7/3/1985 Universal PG $12,127,168 1,438,572
26 Big Hero 6 11/7/2014 Walt Disney PG $11,320,792 1,342,917
27 Un gallo con muchos huevos 9/4/2015 Lionsgate PG-13 $9,080,818 1,077,202
28 Mortdecai 1/23/2015 Lionsgate R $7,696,134 912,945
29 Penguins of Madagascar 11/26/2014 20th Century Fox PG $5,234,131 620,893
30 Interstellar 11/7/2014 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $5,215,800 618,718
31 Roar 1/1/1981 PG $2,110,050 250,302
32 Astérix: Le domaine des dieux 2/20/2015 Mongrel Media Not Rated $1,656,287 196,475
33 The Revenant 12/25/2015 20th Century Fox R $1,320,348 156,624
34 The Ghouls 12/18/2015 China Lion Film Distribution Not Rated $1,121,896 133,083
35 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day 10/10/2014 Walt Disney PG $921,486 109,310
36 Song of the Sea 12/19/2014 GKIDS PG $791,679 93,912
37 The Book of Life 10/17/2014 20th Century Fox PG $587,412 69,681
38 Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet 8/7/2015 GKIDS PG $340,536 40,395
39 Himalaya 12/18/2015 CJ Entertainment Not Rated $256,901 30,474
40 The Boxtrolls 9/26/2014 Focus Features PG $218,634 25,935
41 Anomalisa 12/30/2015 Paramount Pictures R $210,632 24,986
42 Lang Tu Teng 2/19/2015 PG-13 $210,591 24,981
43 The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet 7/9/2015 PG $176,847 20,978
44 The Taking of Tiger Mountain 1/2/2015 Well Go USA Not Rated $172,343 20,444
45 Theeb 11/6/2015 Film Movement Not Rated $164,704 19,537
46 Hell & Back 10/2/2015 Freestyle Releasing R $157,768 18,715
47 Guardians of the Galaxy 8/1/2014 Walt Disney PG-13 $116,854 13,861
48 O Menino e o Mundo 12/11/2015 GKIDS PG $17,580 2,085
49 Trash 2/21/2015 R $17,484 2,074
50 Le roi et l'oiseau 11/21/2014 Rialto Pictures Not Rated $16,396 1,944
51 Patch Town 6/5/2015 Kino Lorber Not Rated $584 69
Total Gross of All Movies$3,051,739,355
Total Tickets Sold362,009,388

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2015. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2015. 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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