The Top 5 Highest Grossing Movies for 2009

  Movie Domestic Box Office Gross Release Date 2009 Production Budget Studio
1 Avatar $696.00 million Dec 18th $280 million Fox
2 Transformers:
Revenge of the Fallen
$402.11 million June 24th $200 million Paramount/ Dreamworks
3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301.95 million July 15th $250 million Warner Bros.
4 The Twilight Saga:
New Moon
$295.72 million Nov 20th $50 million Summit Entertainment
5 Up $293.00 million May 29th $175 million Buena Vista
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Sources:  Various including: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDB Pro.

List Notes: All figures are domestic (Canada & US) total (to date) box office gross in US dollars. Please note: domestic box office gross is lifetime domestic earnings of the film and not just for the year of release. Budgets are estimated. As of July, 2012 the budget for Avatar has been difficult to pinpoint exactly. Estimates have ranged from $500 million to $230 million US. Top 5 of Anything went with the Los Angeles Times\'s estimated figure of $280 million.
Highest Grossing Movies for 2009

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