All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of May 12, 2002

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

Data as of: or ( / / )
RowRankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 47 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $184,925,486 1937^
2 41 Gone with the Wind MGM $198,676,459 1939^
3 302 Pinocchio Dis. $84,254,167 1940^
4 360 Fantasia Dis. $76,408,097 1941^
5 224 Bambi RKO $102,247,150 1942^
6 287 Peter Pan Dis. $87,404,651 1953^
7 260 Lady and the Tramp Dis. $93,602,326 1955^
8 460 The Ten Commandments Par. $65,500,000 1956
9 378 Ben-Hur MGM $74,000,000 1959
10 99 101 Dalmatians Dis. $144,880,014 1961^
11 223 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
12 387 My Fair Lady WB $72,000,000 1964
13 81 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
14 187 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
15 477 Thunderball UA $63,595,658 1965
16 104 The Jungle Book Dis. $141,843,612 1967^
17 214 The Graduate AVCO $104,901,839 1967^
18 222 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
19 209 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
20 239 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
21 320 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
22 492 Patton Fox $61,749,765 1970
23 123 The Godfather Par. $134,966,411 1972^
24 301 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
25 454 What's Up, Doc? WB $66,000,000 1972
26 27 The Exorcist WB $232,671,011 1973^
27 87 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
28 176 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
29 162 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
30 172 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
31 294 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
32 336 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974
33 17 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 1975
34 182 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
35 193 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
36 169 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
37 334 A Star Is Born (1976) WB $80,000,000 1976
38 407 All the President's Men WB $70,600,000 1976
39 2 Star Wars Fox $460,998,007 1977^
40 126 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
41 141 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
42 257 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
43 398 The Rescuers Dis. $71,215,869 1977^
44 45 Grease Par. $188,389,888 1978^
45 105 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
46 124 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
47 297 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
48 318 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
49 319 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
50 348 Hooper WB $78,000,000 1978
51 210 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
52 292 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
53 298 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
54 308 Apocalypse Now MGM $83,471,511 1979^
55 317 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
56 339 Alien Fox $78,944,891 1979^
57 373 10 WB $74,865,517 1979
58 380 The Jerk Uni. $73,691,419 1979
59 411 Moonraker MGM $70,308,099 1979
60 462 The Muppet Movie AFD $65,200,000 1979
61 491 The Electric Horseman Col. $61,801,971 1979
62 13 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $290,271,960 1980^
63 217 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
64 230 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
65 309 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
66 406 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
67 418 Private Benjamin WB $69,847,348 1980
68 440 Coal Miner's Daughter Uni. $67,182,787 1980
69 453 Smokey and the Bandit II Uni. $66,132,626 1980
70 22 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $242,374,454 1981^
71 164 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
72 199 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
73 254 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
74 296 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
75 385 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
76 479 The Fox and the Hound BV $63,456,988 1981^
77 3 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $434,949,459 1982^
78 60 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1982
79 133 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
80 147 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
81 190 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
82 340 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. $78,912,963 1982
83 341 48 HRS. Par. $78,868,508 1982
84 353 Poltergeist MGM $77,142,388 1982
85 421 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. $69,701,637 1982
86 10 Return of the Jedi Fox $309,306,177 1983^
87 196 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
88 264 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
89 279 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
90 337 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 1983
91 435 Octopussy MGM $67,893,619 1983
92 437 Sudden Impact WB $67,642,693 1983
93 464 Staying Alive Par. $64,892,670 1983
94 465 Mr. Mom Fox $64,783,827 1983
95 478 Risky Business WB $63,541,777 1983
96 494 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $61,399,552 1983
97 24 Ghostbusters Col. $238,632,124 1984^
98 25 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $234,760,478 1984
99 58 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1984
100 92 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^

#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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