All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Dec. 30, 1986

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500

Data as of: or ( / / )
RankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $399,804,539 1982^
2 Star Wars Fox $322,740,142 1977^
3 Return of the Jedi Fox $263,835,740 1983^
4 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 1975
5 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $242,374,454 1981^
6 Ghostbusters Col. $238,632,124 1984^
7 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $234,760,478 1984
8 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $222,674,266 1980^
9 Back to the Future Uni. $210,609,762 1985
10 The Exorcist WB $193,000,000 1973^
11 Gone with the Wind MGM $189,523,031 1939^
12 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1984
13 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1982
14 Top Gun Par. $176,786,701 1986^
15 Grease Par. $159,978,870 1978^
16 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
17 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
18 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^
19 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $150,415,432 1985
20 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
21 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
22 The Godfather Par. $133,698,921 1972^
23 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
25 Rocky IV UA $127,873,716 1985
26 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
27 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
28 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
29 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
30 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
31 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
32 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $115,103,979 1986
33 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
34 Crocodile Dundee Par. $114,343,128 1986
35 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
36 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
37 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
38 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
39 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
40 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
41 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
42 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
43 The Graduate AVCO $104,642,560 1967^
44 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
45 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
46 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
47 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
48 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
49 The Jungle Book Dis. $97,197,993 1967^
50 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $96,696,803 1937^
51 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
52 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
53 The Color Purple WB $94,175,854 1985^
54 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
55 Back to School Orion $91,258,000 1986
56 The Karate Kid Col. $90,815,558 1984
57 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
58 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1985
59 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
60 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
61 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
62 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
63 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
64 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1986
65 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
66 101 Dalmatians Dis. $84,049,729 1961^
67 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
68 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
69 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
70 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
71 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
72 Police Academy WB $81,198,894 1984
73 Footloose Par. $80,035,402 1984
74 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974
75 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 1983
76 Alien Fox $78,944,891 1979^
77 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. $78,912,963 1982
78 48 HRS. Par. $78,868,508 1982
79 Apocalypse Now MGM $78,784,010 1979^
80 Hooper WB $78,000,000 1978
81 Poltergeist MGM $76,606,280 1982
82 Romancing the Stone Fox $76,572,238 1984
83 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Par. $76,471,046 1984
84 Cocoon Fox $76,113,124 1985
85 The Jewel of the Nile Fox $75,973,200 1985
86 10 WB $74,865,517 1979
87 Ben-Hur MGM $74,000,000 1959
88 The Jerk Uni. $73,691,419 1979
89 Lady and the Tramp Dis. $72,833,176 1955^
90 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
91 My Fair Lady WB $72,000,000 1964
92 Ruthless People BV $71,624,879 1986
93 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
94 All the President's Men WB $70,600,000 1976
95 Moonraker MGM $70,308,099 1979
96 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Par. $70,136,369 1986
97 Private Benjamin WB $69,847,348 1980
98 Splash BV $69,821,334 1984
99 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. $69,701,637 1982
100 Witness Par. $68,706,993 1985

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500


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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