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Genre Index

Genre (click to view chart)# Movies#1 PictureGross*
Sundance 2012 28 Beasts of the Southern Wild $12.8
Sundance 2014 38 Whiplash $13.1
Sundance 2013 21 Don Jon $24.5
Sundance 2011 26 Our Idiot Brother $24.8
Horror Anthology 21 Twilight Zone: The Movie $29.5
Twentysomething 30 About Last Night... $38.7
Travelogue - New Jersey 25 Cop Land $44.9
Stand-Up Comedy Concert 24 Eddie Murphy Raw $50.5
Sports - Soccer 25 Kicking and Screaming $52.8
Sports - Golf 10 Tin Cup $53.9
Sports - Surfing 26 Surf's Up $58.9
Sports - Hockey 16 Miracle $64.4
Crime - Romantic Comedy 22 The Mexican $66.8
Romantic Comedy - Fantasy 24 Splash $69.8
Music Concert 29 Justin Bieber $73.0
Neo Noir 72 Sin City $74.1
Thanksgiving 19 Jack and Jill $74.2
Documentary - Nature 31 March of the Penguins $77.4
War - World War I 12 War Horse $79.9
Travelogue - Italy 18 Talented Mr. Ripley $81.3
Family - Animal (Live action) 58 Eight Below $81.6
Explorer 18 Atlantis $84.1
Animation - Anime 71 Pokemon 1 $85.7
Political Campaign / Election 34 The Campaign $86.9
Horror - Torture 31 Saw II $87.0
TV Kids Show (Live Action) 18 The Muppets $88.6
Puppet / Puppetry 18 The Muppets $88.6
Sports - Basketball 44 Space Jam $90.4
Teacher - Inspirational 24 Dead Poets Society $95.9
Taxi / Taxi Driver 12 Collateral $101.0
Horror - Slasher 98 Scream $103.0
Remake - British 6 The Italian Job $106.1
Animation - Stop Motion 21 Chicken Run $106.8
Sports - Baseball 47 League of Their Own $107.5
Summer Girl Power 28 Freaky Friday $110.2
Twins 27 Twins $111.9
Dance 99 Magic Mike $113.7
Comedy - Body Switch 17 Big $115.0
Sports - Coach 30 Remember the Titans $115.7
Comedy - Dark/Black 84 Horrible Bosses $117.5
Sports - Olympics 16 Blades of Glory $118.6
Political Satire 34 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Documentary - Political 127 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Documentary 1376 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Cannes Film Festival - Palme D'Or winners 35 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Fire / Firefighter 15 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry $120.1
Sports - Period 43 Seabiscuit $120.3
Horse 32 Seabiscuit $120.3
Submarine 9 Hunt for Red October $122.0
Gay / Lesbian 331 Birdcage $124.1
Sci-Fi - Satire 11 Truman Show $125.6
New Year's 20 Sleepless in Seattle $126.7
Sports - Boxing 49 Rocky IV $127.9
Foreign Language 1853 Crouching Tiger $128.1
Mockumentary 38 Borat $128.5
Horror Remake 67 The Ring $129.1
Video Game Adaptation 38 Tomb Raider $131.2
Irish 69 The Departed $132.4
Cop - Dirty 35 The Departed $132.4
Travelogue - Japan 16 The Wolverine $132.6
Horror - Period 32 The Conjuring $137.4
Comedy - High School 71 21 Jump Street $138.4
Witch 17 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Found Footage 31 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Sports - Extreme 49 XXX $142.1
Mother 50 Mamma Mia! $144.1
Drama - Kidnapping 30 Taken $145.0
Comedy - Bumbling 38 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $146.3
Travelogue - Mexico 23 We're the Millers $150.4
Dog 60 Scooby-Doo $153.3
Hollywood / Movies 129 Who Framed Roger Rabbit $156.5
Thriller - Psycho / Stalker / Blank from Hell 38 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Thriller - Erotic 55 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Comedy Remake 49 The Longest Yard $158.1
Rap / Rapper 36 Straight Outta Compton $161.2
Biopic - Music 46 Straight Outta Compton $161.2
Sports Comedy 76 Waterboy $161.5
True Crime 55 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Travelogue - New Orleans 27 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Con Artist / Hustler 56 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Thriller - Serial Killer 60 Hannibal $165.1
Medieval Times 33 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $165.5
Remake - French 38 Three Men and a Baby $167.8
Comedy - Road Trip 56 Wild Hogs $168.3
Terrorism 49 Air Force One $173.0
Hostage 48 Air Force One $173.0
Teacher - Other Movies with Teachers as Main Roles 40 The Karate Kid $176.6
Action Remake 25 The Karate Kid $176.6
Animation - TV Adaptation 41 The Simpsons Movie $183.1
Animation - Motion Capture 7 The Polar Express $183.4
Western 82 Dances with Wolves $184.2
Comedy - Music 26 Pitch Perfect 2 $184.3
Global Warming 8 The Day After Tomorrow $186.7
Musical 85 Grease $188.8
Travelogue - Hawaii 14 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Pilot / Aircraft 46 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Remake - Foreign Thrills 40 Godzilla $200.7
Remake - Asian 23 Godzilla $200.7
Remake - Sequel to a Remake 22 Mummy Returns $202.0
Adventure - Desert 24 Mummy Returns $202.0
Zombie 61 World War Z $202.4
Sci-Fi Chase 40 Terminator 2 $204.8
Mouse / Rat 13 Ratatouille $206.4
Cooking 21 Ratatouille $206.4
Womanizer / Cad / Player 29 Wedding Crashers $209.3
Pop Star Debuts 59 Goldmember $213.3
Comedy - Spoof 69 Goldmember $213.3
War - World War 2 69 Saving Private Ryan $216.5
Travelogue - Paris 46 The Da Vinci Code $217.5
Travelogue - Boston 24 Ted $218.8
Slacker / Stoner 64 Ted $218.8
Comedy - Arrested Development 24 Ted $218.8
Cross Dressing / Gender Bending 40 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Comedy - Fat Suit 26 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Animation - Sci-Fi 48 WALL-E $223.8
Action - Martial Arts 163 Rush Hour 2 $226.2
Memory Loss / Amnesia 29 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Hitman / Assassin 72 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
That '70s Movie 74 X-Men: Days of Future Past $233.9
Wedding 57 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Romantic Comedy 475 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Cinderella Complex 19 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Horror Comedy 117 Ghostbusters $242.2
News/Broadcasting 49 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Comedy - What If? 41 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Comedy - God 18 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Sci-Fi Comedy 72 Men in Black $250.7
Action - Buddy Comedy 82 Men in Black $250.7
Sports Drama 136 The Blind Side $256.0
Sports - Football 43 The Blind Side $256.0
Sci-Fi Remake 26 I Am Legend $256.4
Sci-Fi Horror 59 I Am Legend $256.4
Future - Near 84 I Am Legend $256.4
TV Adaptation (Live Action) 87 Star Trek $257.7
Time Travel 60 Star Trek $257.7
Dragon - Focal Point of Movie 10 The Hobbit 2 $258.4
Thriller - Political 63 Captain America 2 $259.8
Thriller - On the Run 29 Captain America 2 $259.8
Horror - Terror in the Water 20 Jaws $260.0
Superhero - Comedy 17 The Incredibles $261.4
Comedy - College 53 Monsters University $268.5
Travelogue - Las Vegas 22 The Hangover $277.3
Comedy - R-Rated Youth 115 The Hangover $277.3
Comedy - Sequel (Live Action) 111 Meet the Fockers $279.3
Pregnancy 33 Breaking Dawn Part 1 $281.3
Virtual Reality 19 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Man vs. Machine 22 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Action - Wire-Fu 27 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Christmas 64 Home Alone $285.8
Heist / Caper 104 Inception $292.6
Crime Time 120 Inception $292.6
Horror - Supernatural 138 Sixth Sense $293.5
Werewolf 27 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Vampire 80 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Teen Romance 59 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Romantic Fantasy 52 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Off-Screen Couples On-Screen 50 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
President 38 Independence Day $306.2
School - Prep / Boarding / Catholic 38 Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6
Sports - Football (Featured) 14 Forrest Gump $330.3
Drama - Summer 143 Forrest Gump $330.3
Mouse/Rat - Featured 25 Alice in Wonderland $334.2
Car Racing 37 Furious 7 $353.0
Mindbender 25 Inside Out $356.5
Family - Talking Animal (Live action) 35 The Jungle Book $361.7
Family - Remake 32 The Jungle Book $361.7
Adventure Remake 27 The Jungle Book $361.7
Revenge 73 Deadpool $363.1
Spy 119 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Comedy - Spy 35 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Comedy - Fish-Out-of-Water Father 39 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Controversy 42 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Christian 134 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Sword and Sorcery 33 Return of the King $377.8
Shark 11 Finding Nemo $380.8
Fantasy - Live Action 121 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Family - Children's Book Adaptation 82 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Dragon - Supporting Role 11 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
TV Cartoon (Live Action) 33 Transformers 2 $402.1
Travelogue - Middle East 44 Transformers 2 $402.1
Toy Adaptation 22 Transformers 2 $402.1
Superhero - Origin 38 Spider-Man $403.7
Reality TV 23 The Hunger Games $408.0
Christmas - Setting Only 42 Iron Man 3 $409.0
Toys Come to Life 14 Toy Story 3 $415.0
Treasure Hunt 25 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Swashbuckler 21 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Pirate 24 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Adventure - Period 79 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Young-Adult Book Adaptations 55 Catching Fire $424.7
Sci-Fi - Based on Book 68 Catching Fire $424.7
Post-Apocalypse 53 Catching Fire $424.7
Animation - Fantasy 67 Shrek 2 $441.2
Cyborg / Android / Robot 54 Avengers: Age of Ultron $459.0
Underwater 15 Finding Dory $461.4
Animation - Computer 136 Finding Dory $461.4
Animation 397 Finding Dory $461.4
Prequel 36 The Phantom Menace $474.5
Superhero 111 The Avengers $623.4
Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion 51 The Avengers $623.4
Comic Book Adaptation 141 The Avengers $623.4
Dinosaur 14 Jurassic World $652.3
Creature Feature 76 Jurassic World $652.3
Romantic Drama 201 Titanic $658.7
Disaster 50 Titanic $658.7
Environmentalist 48 Avatar $760.5
Disability - Paraplegic / Quadriplegic 25 Avatar $760.5
CGI Star 42 Avatar $760.5
Sci-Fi - Adventure 83 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7
IMAX (Feature-length) 182 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7
Action Heroine 69 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7
3D 272 Star Wars: The Force Awakens $936.7

* In millions.

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