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Genres


Genre Index

Genre (click to view chart)# Movies#1 PictureGross*
3D 208 Avatar $760.5
Action - Buddy Comedy 77 Men in Black $250.7
Action - Martial Arts 161 Rush Hour 2 $226.2
Action - Sequels - See Chart -
Action - Wire-Fu 27 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Action Heroine 64 Catching Fire $424.7
Action Remake 23 The Karate Kid $176.6
Adventure - Desert 23 Mummy Returns $202.0
Adventure - Period 75 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Adventure Remake 26 King Kong $218.1
Animation 342 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation - Anime 50 Pokemon 1 $85.7
Animation - Computer 114 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation - Fantasy 62 Shrek 2 $441.2
Animation - Motion Capture 7 The Polar Express $183.4
Animation - Sci-Fi 45 WALL-E $223.8
Animation - Stop Motion 16 Chicken Run $106.8
Animation - TV Adaptation 40 The Simpsons Movie $183.1
Biopic - Music 37 Walk the Line $119.5
Cannes Film Festival - Palme D'Or winners 35 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Car Racing 35 Cars $244.1
CGI Star 27 Avatar $760.5
Christian 99 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Christmas 58 The Grinch $260.0
Christmas - Setting Only 34 Iron Man 3 $409.0
Cinderella Complex 18 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Comedy - Arrested Development 24 Ted $218.8
Comedy - Body Switch 17 Big $115.0
Comedy - Bumbling 37 Paul Blart: Mall Cop $146.3
Comedy - College 50 Monsters University $268.5
Comedy - Dark/Black 81 Horrible Bosses $117.5
Comedy - Fat Suit 26 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Comedy - Fish-Out-of-Water Father 39 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Comedy - God 18 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Comedy - High School 66 21 Jump Street $138.4
Comedy - Music 24 School of Rock $81.3
Comedy - R-Rated Youth 114 The Hangover $277.3
Comedy - Road Trip 53 Wild Hogs $168.3
Comedy - Second Sequels - See Chart -
Comedy - Spoof 67 Goldmember $213.3
Comedy - Spy 31 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Comedy - What If? 41 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Comedy Remake 48 The Longest Yard $158.1
Comic Book Adaptation 127 The Avengers $623.4
Con Artist / Hustler 53 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Controversy 41 Passion of the Christ $370.8
Cooking 19 Ratatouille $206.4
Cop - Dirty 34 The Departed $132.4
Creature Feature 75 Jurassic Park $402.5
Crime - Romantic Comedy 21 The Mexican $66.8
Crime Time 110 Inception $292.6
Cross Dressing / Gender Bending 39 Mrs. Doubtfire $219.2
Cyborg / Android / Robot 48 Transformers 2 $402.1
Dance 88 Magic Mike $113.7
Dinosaur 12 Jurassic Park $402.5
Disability - Paraplegic / Quadriplegic 24 Avatar $760.5
Disaster 43 Titanic $658.7
Documentary 1187 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Documentary - Nature 28 March of the Penguins $77.4
Documentary - Political 119 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Dog 58 Scooby-Doo $153.3
Dragon - Focal Point of Movie 10 The Hobbit 2 $258.4
Dragon - Supporting Role 10 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Drama - Kidnapping 30 Taken $145.0
Drama - Summer 127 Forrest Gump $329.7
Environmentalist 47 Avatar $760.5
Explorer 18 Atlantis $84.1
Family - Animal (Live action) 56 Eight Below $81.6
Family - Children's Book Adaptation 78 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Family - Remake 30 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $206.5
Family - Second Sequels - See Chart -
Family - Sequels - See Chart -
Family - Talking Animal (Live action) 33 Alvin and the Chipmunks 2 $219.6
Fantasy - Live Action 108 Harry Potter / Deathly Hallows (P2) $381.0
Fire / Firefighter 15 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry $120.1
Foreign Language 1615 Crouching Tiger $128.1
Found Footage 23 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Future - Near 76 I Am Legend $256.4
Gay / Lesbian 318 Birdcage $124.1
Global Warming 7 The Day After Tomorrow $186.7
Heist / Caper 100 Inception $292.6
Hitman / Assassin 69 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Hollywood / Movies 118 Who Framed Roger Rabbit $156.5
Horror - Period 28 The Conjuring $137.4
Horror - Slasher 98 Scream $103.0
Horror - Supernatural 117 Sixth Sense $293.5
Horror - Terror in the Water 19 Jaws $260.0
Horror - Torture 31 Saw II $87.0
Horror Anthology 18 Twilight Zone: The Movie $29.5
Horror Comedy 109 Ghostbusters $238.6
Horror Remake 65 The Ring $129.1
Horse 31 Seabiscuit $120.3
Hostage 48 Air Force One $173.0
IMAX (Feature-length) 131 Avatar $760.5
Irish 66 The Departed $132.4
Man vs. Machine 19 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
Medieval Times 33 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $165.5
Memory Loss / Amnesia 29 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Mindbender 23 Inception $292.6
Mockumentary 38 Borat $128.5
Mother 47 Mamma Mia! $144.1
Mouse / Rat 13 Ratatouille $206.4
Mouse/Rat - Featured 24 Alice in Wonderland $334.2
Music Concert 27 Justin Bieber $73.0
Musical 81 Grease $188.8
Neo Noir 70 Sin City $74.1
New Year's 19 Sleepless in Seattle $126.7
News/Broadcasting 44 Bruce Almighty $242.8
Off-Screen Couples On-Screen 49 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Pilot / Aircraft 45 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Pirate 22 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Political Campaign / Election 34 The Campaign $86.9
Political Satire 34 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119.2
Pop Star Debuts 59 Goldmember $213.3
Post-Apocalypse 45 Catching Fire $424.7
Pregnancy 32 Breaking Dawn Part 1 $281.3
Prequel 32 The Phantom Menace $474.5
Prequels - See Chart -
President 36 Independence Day $306.2
Puppet / Puppetry 18 The Muppets $88.6
Rap / Rapper 35 8 Mile $116.8
Re-Releases - See Chart -
Reality TV 22 The Hunger Games $408.0
Remake - Asian 23 Godzilla $199.9
Remake - British 6 The Italian Job $106.1
Remake - Foreign Thrills 38 Godzilla $199.9
Remake - French 38 Three Men and a Baby $167.8
Remake - Sequel to a Remake 21 Mummy Returns $202.0
Revenge 66 Gladiator $187.7
Romantic Comedy 458 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Romantic Comedy - Fantasy 24 Splash $69.8
Romantic Drama 183 Titanic $658.7
Romantic Fantasy 51 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
School - Prep / Boarding / Catholic 38 Harry Potter / Sorcerer's Stone $317.6
Sci-Fi - Adventure 72 Avatar $760.5
Sci-Fi - Alien Invasion 46 The Avengers $623.4
Sci-Fi - Based on Book 59 Catching Fire $424.7
Sci-Fi - Satire 11 Truman Show $125.6
Sci-Fi Chase 35 Terminator 2 $204.8
Sci-Fi Comedy 66 Men in Black $250.7
Sci-Fi Horror 57 I Am Legend $256.4
Sci-Fi Remake 26 I Am Legend $256.4
Shark 10 Finding Nemo $380.8
Slacker / Stoner 63 Ted $218.8
Sports - Baseball 46 League of Their Own $107.5
Sports - Basketball 43 Space Jam $90.4
Sports - Boxing 44 Rocky IV $127.9
Sports - Coach 29 Remember the Titans $115.7
Sports - Extreme 47 XXX $142.1
Sports - Football 37 The Blind Side $256.0
Sports - Football (Featured) 13 Forrest Gump $329.7
Sports - Golf 10 Tin Cup $53.9
Sports - Hockey 15 Miracle $64.4
Sports - Olympics 14 Blades of Glory $118.6
Sports - Period 39 Seabiscuit $120.3
Sports - Soccer 24 Kicking and Screaming $52.8
Sports - Surfing 26 Surf's Up $58.9
Sports Comedy 76 Waterboy $161.5
Sports Drama 124 The Blind Side $256.0
Spy 109 Despicable Me 2 $368.1
Stand-Up Comedy Concert 24 Eddie Murphy Raw $50.5
Submarine 8 Hunt for Red October $122.0
Summer Girl Power 28 Freaky Friday $110.2
Sundance 2011 26 Our Idiot Brother $24.8
Sundance 2012 28 Beasts of the Southern Wild $12.8
Sundance 2013 21 Don Jon $24.5
Sundance 2014 16 Obvious Child $2.8
Superhero 100 The Avengers $623.4
Superhero - Comedy 16 The Incredibles $261.4
Superhero - Origin 28 Spider-Man $403.7
Swashbuckler 21 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
Sword and Sorcery 32 Return of the King $377.8
Taxi / Taxi Driver 12 Collateral $101.0
Teacher - Inspirational 24 Dead Poets Society $95.9
Teacher - Other Movies with Teachers as Main Roles 37 The Karate Kid $176.6
Teen Romance 57 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Terrorism 48 Air Force One $173.0
Thanksgiving 19 Jack and Jill $74.2
That '70s Movie 65 Goldmember $213.3
Thriller - Erotic 54 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Thriller - On the Run 25 The Bourne Ultimatum $227.5
Thriller - Political 60 Captain America 2 $258.8
Thriller - Psycho / Stalker / Blank from Hell 37 Fatal Attraction $156.6
Thriller - Serial Killer 59 Hannibal $165.1
Time Travel 54 Star Trek $257.7
Toy Adaptation 20 Transformers 2 $402.1
Toys Come to Life 14 Toy Story 3 $415.0
Travelogue - Boston 22 Ted $218.8
Travelogue - Hawaii 13 Pearl Harbor $198.5
Travelogue - Italy 17 Talented Mr. Ripley $81.3
Travelogue - Japan 16 The Wolverine $132.6
Travelogue - Las Vegas 20 The Hangover $277.3
Travelogue - Mexico 23 We're the Millers $150.4
Travelogue - Middle East 41 Transformers 2 $402.1
Travelogue - New Jersey 25 Cop Land $44.9
Travelogue - New Orleans 25 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
Travelogue - Paris 46 The Da Vinci Code $217.5
Treasure Hunt 25 Dead Man's Chest $423.3
True Crime 52 Catch Me If You Can $164.6
TV Adaptation (Live Action) 80 Star Trek $257.7
TV Cartoon (Live Action) 32 Transformers 2 $402.1
TV Kids Show (Live Action) 17 The Muppets $88.6
Twentysomething 30 About Last Night... $38.7
Twins 25 Twins $111.9
Underwater 14 Finding Nemo $380.8
Vampire 75 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Video Game Adaptation 33 Tomb Raider $131.2
Virtual Reality 19 The Matrix Reloaded $281.6
War - World War 2 61 Saving Private Ryan $216.5
War - World War I 12 War Horse $79.9
Wedding 53 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $241.4
Werewolf 26 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $300.5
Western 75 Dances with Wolves $184.2
Witch 15 Blair Witch Project $140.5
Womanizer / Cad / Player 28 Wedding Crashers $209.3
Young-Adult Book Adaptations 46 Catching Fire $424.7
Zombie 54 World War Z $202.4

* In millions.

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