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Box Office Performance for Fantasy Movies in 2016

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RankMovieRelease
Date
GenreMPAA
Rating
2016 GrossTickets Sold
1 The Jungle Book 4/15/2016 Adventure PG $364,001,123 42,081,054
2 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 11/18/2016 Adventure PG-13 $222,675,573 25,742,841
3 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist 6/10/2016 Horror R $102,470,008 11,846,244
4 Sausage Party 8/12/2016 Adventure R $97,670,358 11,291,370
5 Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 9/30/2016 Adventure PG-13 $86,945,137 10,051,461
6 Alice Through the Looking Glass 5/27/2016 Adventure PG $77,042,381 8,906,633
7 Lights Out 7/22/2016 Horror PG-13 $67,268,835 7,776,744
8 Kubo and the Two Strings 8/19/2016 Adventure PG $48,023,088 5,551,802
9 The Huntsman: Winter’s War 4/22/2016 Action PG-13 $48,003,015 5,549,481
10 Warcraft 6/10/2016 Action PG-13 $47,225,655 5,459,613
11 The Boy 1/22/2016 Horror PG-13 $35,819,556 4,140,989
12 Ouija: Origin of Evil 10/21/2016 Horror PG-13 $35,144,505 4,062,948
13 Gods of Egypt 2/26/2016 Adventure PG-13 $31,153,464 3,601,556
14 The Forest 1/8/2016 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $26,594,261 3,074,481
15 The Witch 2/19/2016 Horror R $25,138,705 2,906,208
16 Nine Lives 8/5/2016 Adventure PG $19,700,032 2,277,460
17 The Lobster 10/15/2015 Romantic Comedy R $9,196,278 1,063,153
18 Shut In 11/11/2016 Thriller/Suspense R $6,897,838 797,437
19 Incarnate 12/30/2016 Thriller/Suspense PG-13 $4,799,774 554,887
20 Anomalisa 12/30/2015 Adventure R $3,548,654 410,249
21 The Harry Potter IMAX Marathon 10/14/2016 Adventure Not Rated $1,729,226 199,910
22 Krampus 12/4/2015 Black Comedy PG-13 $1,259,765 145,637
23 Goosebumps 10/16/2015 Horror PG $936,590 108,276
24 Xi You Ji zhi Sun Wu Kong San Da Bai Gu Jing 2/5/2016 Action Not Rated $709,982 82,078
25 Chaar Sahibzaade 2: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur 11/11/2016 Adventure Not Rated $700,723 81,008
26 Bakemono no ko 11/25/2015 Adventure PG-13 $490,643 56,721
27 Kaashmora 10/28/2016 Action Not Rated $327,929 37,910
28 Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive 8/19/2016 Adventure PG-13 $269,980 31,211
29 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 9/26/1975 Musical R $269,000 31,098
30 The Ghouls 12/18/2015 Adventure Not Rated $121,914 14,094
31 Demon 9/9/2016 Horror R $104,039 12,027
32 Il racconto dei racconti 8/28/2015 Drama R $102,186 11,813
33 Le tout nouveau testament 9/2/2015 Comedy Not Rated $75,928 8,777
34 Zhuo yao ji 7/16/2015 Adventure Not Rated $32,766 3,787
35 Pan 10/9/2015 Adventure PG $30,863 3,568
36 River of Fundament 12/4/2015 Drama Not Rated $30,859 3,567
37 Beauty and the Beast 12/23/1947 Musical Not Rated $21,711 2,509
38 Der müde Tod 5/20/2016 Thriller/Suspense Not Rated $12,156 1,405
39 A Matter of Faith 10/17/2014 Drama PG $10,556 1,220
40 The Forbidden Room 10/7/2015 Comedy Not Rated $2,670 308
41 Officer Downe 11/18/2016 Action R $850 98
42 The Pit 9/30/2016 Horror R $560 64
43 Satanic 7/1/2016 Horror R $252 29
Total Gross of All Movies$1,366,559,388
Total Tickets Sold157,983,726

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2016. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2016. 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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