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Box Office Performance for Fantasy Movies in 2004

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2004 GrossTickets Sold
1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 6/4/2004 Adventure PG $249,538,952 40,183,406
2 The Grudge 10/22/2004 Horror PG-13 $110,359,362 17,771,233
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 Adventure PG-13 $86,602,112 13,945,589
4 Big Fish 12/10/2003 Drama PG-13 $57,978,659 9,336,338
5 Secret Window 3/12/2004 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $47,958,031 7,722,710
6 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 3/19/2004 Comedy R $34,366,518 5,534,060
7 Ella Enchanted 4/9/2004 Comedy PG $22,913,677 3,689,803
8 Peter Pan 12/25/2003 Adventure PG $14,238,615 2,292,852
9 Shaun of the Dead 9/24/2004 Comedy R $13,542,874 2,180,817
10 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 Adventure Not Rated $2,818,321 453,835
11 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 Adventure PG $2,177,670 350,671
12 The Cat in the Hat 11/21/2003 Adventure PG $1,634,788 263,250
13 Donnie Darko 6/4/2004 Drama R $753,147 121,279
14 Bubba Ho-Tep 9/19/2003 Comedy R $29,865 4,809
15 Cirque du Soleil - Journey of Man 5/5/2000 Musical G $20,444 3,292
16 The Dust Factory 10/15/2004 PG $8,000 1,288
17 Cremaster 3 4/25/2003 Drama Not Rated $661 106
Total Gross of All Movies$644,941,696
Total Tickets Sold103,855,338

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2004. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2004. 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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