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Family - Children's Book Adaptation

1982-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 3 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Buena Vista $116,101,023 34.7% 3,728 $31,143 $334,191,110 3/5/10
2 11 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista $65,556,312 22.5% 3,616 $18,129 $291,710,957 12/9/05
3 14 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Buena Vista $55,034,805 38.9% 3,929 $14,007 $141,621,490 5/16/08
4 32 Bridge to Terabithia Buena Vista $22,564,612 27.4% 3,139 $7,188 $82,272,442 2/16/07
5 36 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Buena Vista $18,360,230 28.2% 3,088 $5,946 $65,044,327 10/10/14
6 39 Holes Buena Vista $16,300,155 24.2% 2,331 $6,992 $67,406,573 4/18/03
7 43 War Horse Buena Vista $14,527,972 18.2% 2,376 $6,114 $79,884,879 12/25/11
8 55 Winnie the Pooh Buena Vista $7,857,076 29.4% 2,405 $3,267 $26,692,846 7/15/11
9 59 James and the Giant Peach Buena Vista $7,539,098 26.0% 2,262 $3,332 $28,946,127 4/12/96
10 62 The Secret World of Arrietty Buena Vista $6,446,395 33.6% 1,522 $4,235 $19,202,743 2/17/12
11 68 Tuck Everlasting Buena Vista $5,268,764 27.5% 1,185 $4,446 $19,161,999 10/11/02
12 18 Shrek DreamWorks $42,347,760 15.8% 3,587 $11,805 $267,665,011 5/16/01
13 38 Coraline Focus Features $16,849,640 22.4% 2,299 $7,329 $75,286,229 2/6/09
14 15 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox $49,451,322 27.9% 4,253 $11,627 $177,002,924 6/13/14
15 16 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $45,012,998 29.1% 3,954 $11,384 $154,529,439 3/14/08
16 21 Epic Fox $33,531,068 31.2% 3,882 $8,638 $107,518,682 5/24/13
17 23 Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Fox $31,236,067 35.2% 3,356 $9,308 $88,768,303 2/12/10
18 24 Night at the Museum Fox $30,433,781 12.1% 3,685 $8,258 $250,863,268 12/22/06
19 27 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Fox $24,005,069 23.0% 3,555 $6,752 $104,386,950 12/10/10
20 29 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Fox $23,751,502 45.1% 3,167 $7,500 $52,698,535 3/25/11
21 31 Eragon Fox $23,239,907 31.0% 3,020 $7,695 $75,030,163 12/15/06
22 33 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Fox $22,126,166 34.6% 3,077 $7,191 $64,003,625 3/19/10
23 35 Mr. Popper's Penguins Fox $18,445,355 27.0% 3,339 $5,524 $68,224,452 6/17/11
24 42 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $14,623,599 29.8% 3,391 $4,312 $49,008,662 8/3/12
25 44 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Fox $14,401,054 21.0% 3,031 $4,751 $68,559,554 8/7/13
26 46 Nim's Island Fox $13,210,579 27.5% 3,513 $3,760 $48,006,762 4/4/08
27 51 Because of Winn-Dixie Fox $10,208,431 31.3% 3,188 $3,202 $32,647,042 2/18/05
28 56 Ramona and Beezus Fox $7,810,481 29.8% 2,719 $2,873 $26,167,002 7/23/10
29 76 City of Ember Fox $3,129,473 39.7% 2,022 $1,548 $7,873,007 10/10/08
30 64 Ella Enchanted Miramax $6,169,030 26.9% 1,931 $3,194 $22,918,387 4/9/04
31 73 How to Eat Fried Worms New Line $4,003,537 30.7% 1,870 $2,140 $13,040,527 8/25/06
32 75 Hoot New Line $3,368,197 41.5% 3,018 $1,116 $8,117,637 5/5/06
33 79 The Stupids New Line $1,593,929 64.0% 1,292 $1,233 $2,491,989 8/30/96
34 26 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Paramount $30,061,756 25.3% 3,620 $8,304 $118,634,549 12/17/04
35 34 The Spiderwick Chronicles Paramount $19,004,058 26.7% 3,847 $4,940 $71,195,053 2/14/08
36 47 Charlotte's Web (2006) Paramount $11,457,353 13.8% 3,566 $3,212 $82,985,708 12/15/06
37 48 Hugo Paramount $11,364,505 15.4% 1,277 $8,899 $73,864,507 11/23/11
38 57 The Indian in the Cupboard Paramount $7,716,278 21.6% 1,723 $4,478 $35,656,131 7/14/95
39 61 Harriet the Spy Paramount $6,601,651 24.8% 1,826 $3,615 $26,570,048 7/12/96
40 17 How to Train Your Dragon Paramount (DreamWorks) $43,732,319 20.1% 4,055 $10,785 $217,581,231 3/26/10
41 28 Rise of the Guardians Paramount (DreamWorks) $23,773,465 23.0% 3,653 $6,508 $103,412,758 11/21/12
42 37 Hotel for Dogs Paramount (DreamWorks) $17,012,212 23.3% 3,271 $5,201 $73,034,460 1/16/09
43 71 The Borrowers PolyGram $4,470,111 19.8% 1,535 $2,912 $22,619,589 2/13/98
44 65 Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer Relativity $6,076,859 40.5% 2,524 $2,408 $15,013,650 6/10/11
45 53 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Sony (Revolution) $9,186,054 22.4% 2,772 $3,314 $40,946,255 12/25/07
46 20 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony / Columbia $34,017,930 28.4% 4,001 $8,502 $119,793,567 9/27/13
47 25 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony / Columbia $30,304,648 24.3% 3,119 $9,716 $124,870,275 9/18/09
48 40 Stuart Little Sony / Columbia $15,018,223 10.7% 2,878 $5,218 $140,035,367 12/17/99
49 45 Zathura Sony / Columbia $13,427,872 45.9% 3,223 $4,166 $29,258,869 11/11/05
50 50 Jumanji Sony / Columbia $11,084,370 11.0% 2,487 $4,456 $100,475,249 12/15/95
51 54 Matilda Sony / Columbia $8,208,609 24.5% 1,975 $4,156 $33,459,416 8/2/96
52 63 Madeline Sony / Columbia $6,414,668 21.4% 1,863 $3,443 $29,967,750 7/10/98
53 74 The Baby-Sitters Club Sony / Columbia $3,418,908 35.3% 1,709 $2,000 $9,685,976 8/18/95
54 10 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Universal $70,217,070 32.8% 3,729 $18,830 $214,030,500 3/2/12
55 13 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Universal $55,082,330 21.2% 3,127 $17,615 $260,044,825 11/17/00
56 19 The Cat in the Hat Universal $38,329,160 37.9% 3,464 $11,065 $101,149,285 11/21/03
57 41 Curious George Universal $14,703,405 25.2% 2,566 $5,730 $58,360,760 2/10/06
58 49 Peter Pan Universal $11,139,495 23.0% 2,813 $3,960 $48,462,608 12/25/03
59 52 The Tale of Despereaux Universal $10,103,675 19.9% 3,104 $3,255 $50,877,145 12/19/08
60 1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Warner Bros. $169,189,427 44.4% 4,375 $38,672 $381,011,219 7/15/11
61 2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Warner Bros. $125,017,372 42.2% 4,125 $30,307 $295,983,305 11/19/10
62 4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. $102,685,961 35.4% 3,858 $26,616 $290,013,036 11/18/05
63 5 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros. $93,687,367 37.5% 3,855 $24,302 $249,541,069 6/4/04
64 6 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. $90,294,621 28.4% 3,672 $24,590 $317,575,550 11/16/01
65 7 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros. $88,357,488 33.7% 3,682 $23,997 $261,988,482 11/15/02
66 8 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $77,835,727 25.8% 4,325 $17,997 $301,959,197 7/15/09
67 9 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros. $77,108,414 26.4% 4,285 $17,994 $292,004,738 7/11/07
68 12 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. $56,178,450 27.2% 3,770 $14,901 $206,459,076 7/15/05
69 22 Where the Wild Things Are Warner Bros. $32,695,407 42.3% 3,735 $8,754 $77,233,467 10/16/09
70 30 The Polar Express Warner Bros. $23,323,463 14.3% 3,650 $6,389 $162,775,358 11/10/04
71 60 Nancy Drew Warner Bros. $6,832,318 26.7% 2,612 $2,615 $25,612,520 6/15/07
72 66 My Dog Skip Warner Bros. $5,863,545 17.2% 2,331 $2,515 $34,134,641 3/3/00
73 67 The Iron Giant Warner Bros. $5,732,614 24.8% 2,179 $2,630 $23,159,305 8/3/99
74 69 The Neverending Story II Warner Bros. $4,912,124 28.3% 1,188 $4,134 $17,373,527 2/8/91
75 70 The Secret Garden Warner Bros. $4,625,583 14.8% 1,319 $3,506 $31,181,347 8/13/93
76 72 The Neverending Story Warner Bros. $4,325,823 21.5% 950 $4,553 $20,158,808 7/20/84
77 77 The Witches Warner Bros. $2,221,402 21.4% 879 $2,527 $10,360,553 8/24/90
78 78 A Little Princess Warner Bros. $2,038,782 20.4% 1,342 $1,519 $10,015,449 5/19/95
79 58 Inkheart Warner Bros. (New Line) $7,601,379 43.9% 2,655 $2,863 $17,303,424 1/23/09
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 79 titles):
$28,695,69227.8%2,902$9,888$103,149,028-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Paddington W/Dim. 1/16/15
Clifford The Big Red Dog Uni. 4/8/16
The BFG BV 7/1/16
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2017) Uni. 11/17/17