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The Most-Successful Science Fiction and Fantasy Films of 2006

Most-Successful Sci Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2006

Top 40 SF/F-themed films worldwide
Key: SF=Science Fiction; F=Fantasy; SF/F=Science Fantasy; DF=Dark Fantasy (Supernatural Horror); films marked with an asterisk "*" by the title are still playing in theatres; films marked in RED are considered to be financial failures for not recouping their production budget from box office ticket sales..

SF/F
Rank
Overall
Rank
Genre
Title
Global Box Office
(in millions)

U.S. Box Office
(in millions)

1
1
F
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
$1,065.7
$423.3
2
3
F
Ice Age: The Meltdown
651.6
195.3
3
5
F
Night at the Museum *
531.6
245.1
4
6
F
Cars
462.0
244.1
5 7 F X-Men: The Last Stand 459.3 234.4
6 9 SF Superman Returns 391.1 200.1
7
10
F
Happy Feet *
367.9
195.8
8
11
F
Over the Hedge
335.1
155.0
9
16
F
Eragon *
242.6
74.9
10
17
F
Click
235.9
137.4
11
20
F
Open Season
188.6
84.3
12
24
F
Flushed Away *
176.0
64.5
13
25
SF
Deja Vu
172.9
64.0
14
35
F
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties *
141.4
28.4
15
36
F
Charlotte’s Web *
140.1
82.2
16
37
DF
Monster House
140.1
73.7
17
39
F
V for Vendetta
132.5
70.5
18
42
F
Nanny McPhee
122.5
47.1
19
43
DF
Perfume – The Story of a Murderer *
120.8
2.2
20
45
DF
The Omen
119.5
54.6
21
46
F
The Lake House
114.8
52.3
22
49
DF
Final Destination 3
113.3
54.1
23
52
F
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
111.5
72.6
24
53
DF
Underworld: Evolution
111.3
62.3
25
54
F
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
110.8
84.5
26
55
DF
The Prestige
103.7
53.1
27
56
F
Arthur and the Invisibles *
102.7
14.7
28
60
DF
Silent Hill
97.6
47.0
29
64
F
The Shaggy Dog
87.0
61.1
30
71
DF
The Illusionist *
77.8
39.9
31
74
DF
Pan’s Labyrinth *
73.9
35.6
32
75
DF
Lady in the Water
72.8
42.3
33
76
SF
Curious George
69.8
58.4
34
77
DF
The Grudge 2
69.7
39.1
35
78
SF/DF
The Hills Have Eyes
69.6
41.8
36
79
SF
Children of Men *
68.9
35.3
37
90
F
My Super Ex-Girlfriend
60.9
22.5
38
96
F
The Ant Bully
54.6
28.1
39
98
F
Stranger Than Fiction
50.8
40.4
40
117
DF
The Wicker Man
37.5
23.6

Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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