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Genre Index

Genre (click to view chart)# Movies#1 PictureGross*
Comedy - High School 69 21 Jump Street $138.4
Rap / Rapper 35 8 Mile $116.8
Twentysomething 30 About Last Night... $38.7
Terrorism 49 Air Force One $173.0
Hostage 48 Air Force One $173.0
Mouse/Rat - Featured 24 Alice in Wonderland $334.2
Family - Talking Animal (Live action) 33 Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 $219.6
Explorer 18 Atlantis $84.1
Pop Star Debuts 59 Goldmember $213.3
Comedy - Spoof 67 Goldmember $213.3
3D 236 Avatar $760.5
Environmentalist 48 Avatar $760.5
CGI Star 37 Avatar $760.5
Disability - Paraplegic / Quadriplegic 25 Avatar $760.5
Sci-Fi - Adventure 77 Avatar $760.5
IMAX (Feature-length) 155 Avatar $760.5
Cyborg / Android / Robot 54 Avengers: Age of Ultron $456.9
Sundance 2012 28 Beasts of the Southern Wild $12.8
Comedy - Body Switch 17 Big $115.0
Gay / Lesbian 327 Birdcage $124.1
Sports - Olympics 14 Blades of Glory $118.6
Witch 15 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Found Footage 28 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Sports - Football 40 The Blind Side $256.0
Sports Drama 127 The Blind Side $256.0
Mockumentary 38 Borat $128.5
Memory Loss / Amnesia 29 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Hitman / Assassin 71 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Comedy - God 18 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Comedy - What If? 41 Bruce Almighty $242.8
News/Broadcasting 47 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Political Campaign / Election 34 The Campaign $86.9
Thriller - Political 61 Captain America 2 $259.8
Thriller - On the Run 27 Captain America 2 $259.8
Car Racing 35 Cars $244.1
Con Artist / Hustler 56 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Travelogue - New Orleans 25 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
True Crime 53 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Family - Remake 31 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $206.5
Animation - Stop Motion 17 Chicken Run $106.8
Taxi / Taxi Driver 12 Collateral $101.0
Horror - Period 30 The Conjuring $137.4
Travelogue - New Jersey 25 Cop Land $44.9
Foreign Language 1751 Crouching Tiger $128.1
Travelogue - Paris 46 The Da Vinci Code $217.5
Western 79 Dances with Wolves $184.2
Global Warming 8 The Day After Tomorrow $186.7
Teacher - Inspirational 24 Dead Poets Society $95.9
Cop - Dirty 34 The Departed $132.4
Irish 68 The Departed $132.4
Comedy - Spy 33 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Comedy - Fish-Out-of-Water Father 39 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Spy 114 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Sundance 2013 21 Don Jon $24.5
Stand-Up Comedy Concert 24 Eddie Murphy Raw $50.5
Family - Animal (Live action) 58 Eight Below $81.6
Documentary 1305 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Cannes Film Festival - Palme D'Or winners 35 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Political Satire 34 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Documentary - Political 124 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Thriller - Erotic 55 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Thriller - Psycho / Stalker / Blank from Hell 38 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Underwater 14 Finding Nemo $380.8
Shark 10 Finding Nemo $380.8
Drama - Summer 134 Forrest Gump $330.3
Sports - Football (Featured) 14 Forrest Gump $330.3
Summer Girl Power 28 Freaky Friday $110.2
Horror Comedy 112 Ghostbusters $242.2
Revenge 71 Gladiator $187.7
Remake - Foreign Thrills 39 Godzilla $200.7
Remake - Asian 23 Godzilla $200.7
Musical 84 Grease $188.8
Comedy - R-Rated Youth 114 The Hangover $277.3
Travelogue - Las Vegas 22 The Hangover $277.3
Thriller - Serial Killer 60 Hannibal $165.1
Dragon - Supporting Role 11 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Fantasy - Live Action 112 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Family - Children's Book Adaptation 80 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
School - Prep / Boarding / Catholic 38 Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6
Dragon - Focal Point of Movie 10 The Hobbit 2 $258.4
Comedy - Dark/Black 83 Horrible Bosses $117.5
Christmas 59 The Grinch $260.0
Reality TV 23 The Hunger Games $408.0
Action Heroine 66 Catching Fire $424.7
Sci-Fi - Based on Book 63 Catching Fire $424.7
Post-Apocalypse 48 Catching Fire $424.7
Young-Adult Book Adaptations 50 Catching Fire $424.7
Submarine 9 Hunt for Red October $122.0
Sci-Fi Remake 26 I Am Legend $256.4
Future - Near 80 I Am Legend $256.4
Sci-Fi Horror 57 I Am Legend $256.4
Fire / Firefighter 15 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry $120.1
Heist / Caper 100 Inception $292.6
Crime Time 115 Inception $292.6
Mindbender 24 Inception $292.6
Superhero - Comedy 17 The Incredibles $261.4
President 37 Independence Day $306.2
Christmas - Setting Only 35 Iron Man 3 $409.0
Remake - British 6 The Italian Job $106.1
Thanksgiving 19 Jack and Jill $74.2
Horror - Terror in the Water 19 Jaws $260.0
Creature Feature 76 Jurassic World $632.2
Dinosaur 13 Jurassic World $632.2
Music Concert 28 Justin Bieber $73.0
Action Remake 24 The Karate Kid $176.6
Teacher - Other Movies with Teachers as Main Roles 40 The Karate Kid $176.6
Sports - Soccer 24 Kicking and Screaming $52.8
Adventure Remake 26 King Kong $218.1
Video Game Adaptation 34 Tomb Raider $131.2
Sports - Baseball 46 League of Their Own $107.5
Comedy Remake 48 The Longest Yard $158.1
Sword and Sorcery 32 Return of the King $377.8
Dance 98 Magic Mike $113.7
Mother 48 Mamma Mia! $144.1
Documentary - Nature 30 March of the Penguins $77.4
Comic Book Adaptation 134 The Avengers $623.4
Superhero 105 The Avengers $623.4
Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion 48 The Avengers $623.4
Action - Wire-Fu 27 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Man vs. Machine 22 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Virtual Reality 19 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Action - Buddy Comedy 79 Men in Black $250.7
Sci-Fi Comedy 70 Men in Black $250.7
Crime - Romantic Comedy 21 The Mexican $66.8
Sports - Hockey 16 Miracle $64.4
Comedy - College 52 Monsters University $268.5
Cross Dressing / Gender Bending 39 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Comedy - Fat Suit 26 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Remake - Sequel to a Remake 21 Mummy Returns $202.0
Adventure - Desert 23 Mummy Returns $202.0
TV Kids Show (Live Action) 17 The Muppets $88.6
Puppet / Puppetry 18 The Muppets $88.6
Romantic Comedy 469 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Wedding 56 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Cinderella Complex 18 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Sundance 2011 26 Our Idiot Brother $24.8
Christian 113 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Controversy 42 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Comedy - Bumbling 38 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $146.3
Travelogue - Hawaii 14 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Pilot / Aircraft 46 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Adventure - Period 75 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Pirate 23 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Swashbuckler 21 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Treasure Hunt 25 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Comedy - Music 26 Pitch Perfect 2 $183.8
Animation - Anime 59 Pokemon 1 $85.7
Animation - Motion Capture 7 The Polar Express $183.4
Mouse / Rat 13 Ratatouille $206.4
Cooking 20 Ratatouille $206.4
Sports - Coach 30 Remember the Titans $115.7
Horror Remake 67 The Ring $129.1
Medieval Times 33 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $165.5
Sports - Boxing 47 Rocky IV $127.9
Action - Martial Arts 162 Rush Hour 2 $226.2
War - World War 2 68 Saving Private Ryan $216.5
Horror - Torture 31 Saw II $87.0
Dog 60 Scooby-Doo $153.3
Horror - Slasher 98 Scream $103.0
Horse 31 Seabiscuit $120.3
Sports - Period 39 Seabiscuit $120.3
Animation - Computer 123 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation - Fantasy 65 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation 368 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation - TV Adaptation 41 The Simpsons Movie $183.1
Neo Noir 72 Sin City $74.1
Horror - Supernatural 130 Sixth Sense $293.5
New Year's 20 Sleepless in Seattle $126.7
Sports - Basketball 44 Space Jam $90.4
Superhero - Origin 29 Spider-Man $403.7
Romantic Comedy - Fantasy 24 Splash $69.8
TV Adaptation (Live Action) 83 Star Trek $257.7
Time Travel 58 Star Trek $257.7
Prequel 35 The Phantom Menace $474.5
Sports - Surfing 26 Surf's Up $58.9
Drama - Kidnapping 30 Taken $145.0
Travelogue - Italy 18 Talented Mr. Ripley $81.3
Slacker / Stoner 64 Ted $218.8
Travelogue - Boston 22 Ted $218.8
Comedy - Arrested Development 24 Ted $218.8
Sci-Fi Chase 40 Terminator 2 $204.8
Remake - French 38 Three Men and a Baby $167.8
Sports - Golf 10 Tin Cup $53.9
Disaster 46 Titanic $658.7
Romantic Drama 192 Titanic $658.7
Toys Come to Life 14 Toy Story 3 $415.0
TV Cartoon (Live Action) 32 Transformers 2 $402.1
Toy Adaptation 21 Transformers 2 $402.1
Travelogue - Middle East 42 Transformers 2 $402.1
Sci-Fi - Satire 11 Truman Show $125.6
Pregnancy 32 Breaking Dawn Part 1 $281.3
Off-Screen Couples On-Screen 49 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Teen Romance 58 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Vampire 77 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Werewolf 27 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Romantic Fantasy 51 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Horror Anthology 20 Twilight Zone: The Movie $29.5
Twins 26 Twins $111.9
Biopic - Music 42 Walk the Line $119.5
Animation - Sci-Fi 47 WALL-E $223.8
War - World War I 12 War Horse $79.9
Sports Comedy 75 Waterboy $161.5
Travelogue - Mexico 23 We're the Millers $150.4
Womanizer / Cad / Player 28 Wedding Crashers $209.3
Sundance 2014 38 Whiplash $13.1
Hollywood / Movies 127 Who Framed Roger Rabbit $156.5
Comedy - Road Trip 55 Wild Hogs $168.3
Travelogue - Japan 16 The Wolverine $132.6
Zombie 57 World War Z $202.4
That '70s Movie 68 X-Men: Days of Future Past $233.9
Sports - Extreme 47 XXX $142.1

* In millions.

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