All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Jan. 1, 1982

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–499

Data as of: or ( / / )
RowRankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 74 Papillon Allied Artists $53,267,000 1973
2 259 The Octagon American Cinema $18,971,000 1980
3 31 The Amityville Horror American International Pictures $86,432,000 1979
4 105 Love at First Bite American International Pictures $43,885,000 1979
5 373 Meteor American International Pictures $8,400,000 1979
6 392 Force 10 From Navarone American International Pictures $7,230,000 1978
7 491 Our Winning Season American International Pictures $1,997,705 1978
8 61 The Muppet Movie Associated Film Dist. $65,200,000 1979
9 341 The Mirror Crack'd Associated Film Dist. $11,000,000 1980
10 367 Saturn 3 Associated Film Dist. $9,000,000 1980
11 492 Cop Atlantic $1,984,315 1987
12 24 The Graduate AVCO Embassy $104,642,560 1967^
13 231 The Fog AVCO Embassy $21,378,361 1980
14 331 Phantasm AVCO Embassy $11,988,469 1979
15 354 The Onion Field AVCO Embassy $9,890,597 1979
16 479 The Black Marble AVCO Embassy $2,500,000 1980
17 123 The Fox and the Hound Buena Vista $39,900,000 1981^
18 250 Song of the South (Re-issue) (1980) Buena Vista $19,800,000 1980^
19 267 Herbie Goes Bananas Buena Vista $18,000,000 1980^
20 266 The Aristocats (Re-issue) (1980) Buena Vista $18,000,000 1980
21 282 The Devil and Max Devlin Buena Vista $16,000,000 1981
22 340 The Last Flight of Noah's Ark Buena Vista $11,000,000 1980
23 427 The Watcher in the Woods Buena Vista $5,000,000 1981
24 471 Midnight Madness Buena Vista $2,900,000 1980
25 255 Joe Cannon Films $19,319,254 1970
26 12 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Columbia $132,088,635 1977^
27 23 Kramer Vs. Kramer Columbia $106,260,000 1979
28 28 Stir Crazy Columbia $101,300,000 1980
29 33 Stripes Columbia $85,297,000 1981
30 64 The Electric Horseman Columbia $61,801,971 1979
31 67 The Blue Lagoon Columbia $58,853,106 1980
32 71 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Columbia $56,666,667 1967
33 76 Funny Girl Columbia $52,000,000 1968^
34 77 The China Syndrome Columbia $51,718,367 1979
35 88 Shampoo Columbia $49,407,734 1975
36 91 The Deep Columbia $47,346,365 1977
37 97 The Way We Were Columbia $45,000,000 1973
38 104 Seems Like Old Times Columbia $43,995,918 1980
39 128 Funny Lady Columbia $39,000,000 1975
40 134 Lawrence of Arabia Columbia $37,495,385 1962^
41 150 Tommy Columbia $34,251,525 1975
42 154 ...And Justice for All Columbia $33,300,000 1979
43 178 The Last Picture Show Columbia $29,133,000 1971
44 185 Taxi Driver Columbia $27,300,000 1976^
45 186 The Bridge on the River Kwai Columbia $27,200,000 1957
46 201 Only When I Laugh Columbia $25,524,778 1981
47 225 The Caine Mutiny Columbia $21,750,000 1954
48 230 When a Stranger Calls Columbia $21,411,158 1979^
49 248 Tess Columbia $20,093,330 1980
50 307 The Buddy Holly Story Columbia $14,363,400 1978
51 308 The Competition Columbia $14,287,755 1980
52 311 Wholly Moses Columbia $14,155,617 1980
53 314 Getting Straight Columbia $13,300,000 1970
54 333 Used Cars Columbia $11,715,321 1980
55 351 The Hollywood Knights Columbia $10,000,000 1980
56 360 Bobby Deerfield Columbia $9,300,000 1977
57 364 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Columbia $9,164,370 1964^
58 442 Gloria Columbia $4,059,673 1980
59 447 Absence of Malice Columbia $3,897,187 1981
60 460 Midnight Express Columbia $3,350,000 1978
61 465 Lost and Found (1979) Columbia $3,223,197 1979
62 469 Hanover Street Columbia $3,000,000 1979
63 474 Modern Romance Columbia $2,863,642 1981
64 92 Halloween Compass $47,000,000 1978
65 27 Mary Poppins Disney $102,272,727 1964^
66 48 The Jungle Book Disney $73,741,048 1967^
67 57 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Disney $66,596,803 1937^
68 63 Lady and the Tramp Disney $62,473,244 1955^
69 79 The Love Bug Disney $51,264,000 1969
70 82 101 Dalmatians Disney $51,000,000 1961^
71 112 Fantasia Disney $42,850,000 1941^
72 119 Peter Pan Disney $40,759,520 1953^
73 120 Swiss Family Robinson Disney $40,356,000 1960
74 129 Pinocchio Disney $38,976,570 1940^
75 131 Herbie Rides Again Disney $38,229,000 1974^
76 137 The Apple Dumpling Gang Disney $36,853,000 1975
77 139 Sleeping Beauty Disney $36,479,805 1959^
78 145 The Black Hole Disney $35,841,901 1979
79 179 The Rescuers Disney $29,000,000 1977^
80 180 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo Disney $29,000,000 1977^
81 198 Freaky Friday Disney $25,942,000 1977^
82 223 Gus Disney $21,873,000 1976
83 236 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again Disney $20,931,111 1979
84 202 Escape from New York Embassy $25,244,626 1981
85 268 The Howling Embassy $17,985,893 1981
86 272 Take This Job and Shove It Embassy $17,569,027 1981
87 298 Prom Night Embassy $14,796,236 1980
88 309 Scanners (1981) Embassy $14,225,876 1981
89 358 Carbon Copy Embassy $9,566,593 1981
90 361 Time Bandits Embassy $9,296,223 1981
91 329 Blow Out Filmways $12,000,000 1981
92 330 Comin' at Ya! Filmways $12,000,000 1981
93 370 Mad Max Filmways $8,750,000 1980
94 386 How to Become a Detective Filmways $7,500,000 1980
95 387 How to Beat the High Cost of Living Filmways $7,500,000 1980
96 1 Star Wars Fox $307,263,857 1977^
97 3 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $209,398,025 1980^
98 7 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
99 16 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
100 18 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–499


CHART NOTES
^ Indicates movie made its gross over multiple releases, e.g., E.T. was re-released in 1985 and a special edition was released in 2002. Clicking on these titles will display a breakdown of releases. Most of the pre-1980 movies listed on this chart had multiple, undocumented releases over the years.

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