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DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
N/A Mary IFC n/a - n/a - 58
8/13/82 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $27,092,880 713 $2,545,674 498 19
2/15/85 Vision Quest WB $12,993,175 993 $2,651,665 993 28
10/17/86 The Color of Money BV $52,293,982 1,205 $6,357,877 635 16
12/19/86 Platoon Orion $138,530,565 1,564 $241,080 6 3
8/7/87 Stakeout BV $65,673,233 1,364 $5,170,403 951 12
12/25/87 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $123,922,370 1,598 $194,308 4 4
2/26/88 Bloodsport Can. $11,806,119 124 $515,721 123 30
9/30/88 Bird WB $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 42
9/29/89 Johnny Handsome TriS $7,237,794 813 $2,437,642 812 36
1/12/90 Downtown Fox $2,346,150 349 $821,626 349 41
5/3/91 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $10,438,504 545 $2,458,080 540 33
3/13/92 Article 99 Orion $6,375,979 1,263 $2,461,469 1,262 38
5/1/92 Diary of a Hitman VisI $31,815 18 $17,388 18 50
10/16/92 Consenting Adults BV $21,591,728 1,538 $5,023,467 1,513 21
11/27/92 The Crying Game Mira. $62,548,947 1,097 $101,107 6 13
12/10/93 Bank Robber IRS $115,842 18 $34,998 18 47
1/14/94 Body Snatchers WB $428,868 34 $31,494 13 44
7/1/94 Blown Away MGM $30,156,002 1,862 $10,424,873 1,862 18
9/30/94 Jason's Lyric Gram. $20,851,521 804 $5,122,600 804 23
12/25/94 Ready to Wear Mira. $11,300,653 736 $2,026,295 736 32
6/9/95 Smoke Mira. $8,367,636 128 $70,744 4 35
7/7/95 Species MGM $60,074,103 2,310 $17,161,943 2,310 14
12/29/95 Mr. Holland's Opus BV $82,569,971 1,659 $14,466 1 -
7/5/96 Phenomenon BV $104,636,382 2,139 $16,158,901 1,637 6
11/10/99 Light it Up Fox $5,985,690 1,252 $2,408,613 1,219 39
3/3/00 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Art. $3,308,029 109 $166,344 14 40
5/12/00 Battlefield Earth WB $21,471,685 3,307 $11,548,898 3,307 22
3/29/02 Panic Room Sony $96,397,334 3,119 $30,056,751 3,053 8
5/3/02 Green Dragon Silv. $281,803 8 $16,007 2 45
4/4/03 Phone Booth Fox $46,566,212 2,489 $15,021,088 2,481 -
9/24/04 First Daughter Fox $9,055,921 2,280 $4,002,067 2,260 34
3/22/06 American Gun IFC $24,098 6 $9,355 4 52
9/15/06 Everyone's Hero
(Voice)
Fox $14,523,101 2,898 $6,061,762 2,896 26
9/27/06 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $17,606,684 540 $142,899 4 25
3/23/07 The Marsh All. $336 1 $336 1 56
5/18/07 Even Money YFG $64,458 19 $22,465 6 49
12/25/07 The Great Debaters MGM/W $30,236,407 1,290 $6,005,180 1,171 17
1/25/08 The Air I Breathe Think $25,775 7 $19,487 7 51
2/22/08 Vantage Point Sony $72,266,306 3,163 $22,874,936 3,149 11
4/11/08 Street Kings FoxS $26,418,667 2,469 $12,469,631 2,467 20
6/20/08 Ripple Effect Mont. $14,059 4 $830 1 53
2009 Hurricane Season (formerly The Patriots) Wein. n/a - n/a - 60
5/8/09 Powder Blue ReelD n/a - n/a - 59
10/16/09 Where the Wild Things Are WB $77,233,467 3,735 $32,695,407 3,735 10
3/12/10 Our Family Wedding FoxS $20,255,281 1,609 $7,629,862 1,605 24
3/19/10 Repo Men Uni. $13,794,835 2,521 $6,126,170 2,521 27
9/7/12 Toys in the Attic
(Voice)
Hann. $64,918 27 $19,913 27 48
1/4/13 A Dark Truth Magn. $5,750 3 $630 1 54
1/18/13 The Last Stand LGF $12,050,299 2,913 $6,281,433 2,913 29
4/19/13 Pawn Anch. $4,141 1 $2,137 1 55
8/2/13 Rising From Ashes
(Narrator)
FRun $38,602 5 $7,298 3 -
8/16/13 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $116,632,095 3,330 $24,637,312 2,933 5
11/27/13 Black Nativity FoxS $7,018,189 1,525 $3,669,530 1,516 37
12/4/13 Out of the Furnace Rela. $11,330,849 2,101 $5,220,288 2,101 31
2/28/14 Repentance LGF $1,189,612 157 $501,290 152 43
2/28/14 Ernest & Celestine
(Voice)
GK $262,075 39 $13,078 1 46
1/9/15 Taken 3 Fox $89,256,424 3,594 $39,201,657 3,594 9
7/24/15 Southpaw Wein. $52,421,953 2,772 $16,701,294 2,772 15
11/11/16 Arrival Par. $100,546,139 3,115 $24,074,047 2,317 7
12/16/16 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story BV $532,177,324 4,157 $155,081,681 4,157 2
2/16/18 Black Panther BV $697,903,462 4,084 $202,003,951 4,020 1
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (56): $2,810,822,700
Average: $50,193,263
Opening Gross Average (31): $22,378,955 (Wide Releases Only)




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease
Date
City of Lies Global Road 9/7/18

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Black Panther BV $697,903,500 $697,903,462 2/16/18
2 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story BV $553,645,200 $532,177,324 12/16/16
3 Platoon Orion $324,593,800 $138,530,565 12/19/86
4 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $276,237,200 $123,922,370 12/25/87
5 Phenomenon BV $216,848,200 $104,636,382 7/5/96
- Mr. Holland's Opus BV $171,117,900 $82,569,971 12/29/95
6 Stakeout BV $153,853,400 $65,673,233 8/7/87
7 Panic Room Sony $151,979,300 $96,397,334 3/29/02
8 The Crying Game Mira. $138,376,300 $62,548,947 11/27/92
9 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $135,669,500 $116,632,095 8/16/13
10 The Color of Money BV $129,114,000 $52,293,982 10/17/86
11 Species MGM $126,500,900 $60,074,103 7/7/95
12 Arrival Par. $104,721,200 $100,546,139 11/11/16
13 Taken 3 Fox $100,663,500 $89,256,424 1/9/15
14 Where the Wild Things Are WB $92,916,400 $77,233,467 10/16/09
15 Vantage Point Sony $92,194,900 $72,266,306 2/22/08
16 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $84,411,800 $27,092,880 8/13/82
- Phone Booth Fox $70,737,400 $46,566,212 4/4/03
17 Blown Away MGM $66,083,500 $30,156,002 7/1/94
18 Southpaw Wein. $58,187,600 $52,421,953 7/24/15
19 Consenting Adults BV $47,657,900 $21,591,728 10/16/92
20 Jason's Lyric Gram. $45,693,800 $20,851,521 9/30/94
21 The Great Debaters MGM/W $38,977,900 $30,236,407 12/25/07
22 Battlefield Earth WB $36,489,900 $21,471,685 5/12/00
23 Street Kings FoxS $33,704,000 $26,418,667 4/11/08
24 Vision Quest WB $33,526,000 $12,993,175 2/15/85
25 Bloodsport Can. $26,312,400 $11,806,119 2/26/88
26 Ready to Wear Mira. $24,127,900 $11,300,653 12/25/94
27 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $23,682,500 $17,606,684 9/27/06
28 Our Family Wedding FoxS $23,396,200 $20,255,281 3/12/10
29 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $22,711,800 $10,438,504 5/3/91
30 Everyone's Hero Fox $20,310,200 $14,523,101 9/15/06
31 Smoke Mira. $17,620,100 $8,367,636 6/9/95
32 Johnny Handsome TriS $16,699,800 $7,237,794 9/29/89
33 Repo Men Uni. $15,894,400 $13,794,835 3/19/10
34 Article 99 Orion $14,073,200 $6,375,979 3/13/92
35 The Last Stand LGF $13,901,900 $12,050,299 1/18/13
36 First Daughter Fox $13,357,800 $9,055,921 9/24/04
37 Out of the Furnace Rela. $12,443,500 $11,330,849 12/4/13
38 Light it Up Fox $10,793,100 $5,985,690 11/10/99
39 Black Nativity FoxS $7,700,600 $7,018,189 11/27/13
40 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Art. $5,621,800 $3,308,029 3/3/00
41 Downtown Fox $5,080,500 $2,346,150 1/12/90
42 Bird WB $5,029,500 $2,181,286 9/30/88
43 Repentance LGF $1,369,000 $1,189,612 2/28/14
44 Body Snatchers WB $939,800 $428,868 1/14/94
45 Green Dragon Silv. $444,300 $281,803 5/3/02
46 Ernest & Celestine GK $293,200 $262,075 2/28/14
47 Bank Robber IRS $256,300 $115,842 12/10/93
48 Even Money YFG $85,800 $64,458 5/18/07
49 Toys in the Attic Hann. $75,900 $64,918 9/7/12
50 Diary of a Hitman VisI $70,200 $31,815 5/1/92
- Rising From Ashes FRun $44,700 $38,602 8/2/13
51 American Gun IFC $33,700 $24,098 3/22/06
52 The Air I Breathe Think $32,900 $25,775 1/25/08
53 Ripple Effect Mont. $17,900 $14,059 6/20/08
54 A Dark Truth Magn. $6,600 $5,750 1/4/13
55 Pawn Anch. $4,500 $4,141 4/19/13
56 The Marsh All. $400 $336 3/23/07
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $4,022,337,700
Average: $71,827,500


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Black Panther BV $1,343.9 $697.9 51.9% $646.0 48.1% 2018
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story BV $1,056.1 $532.2 50.4% $523.9 49.6% 2016
Taken 3 Fox $326.5 $89.3 27.3% $237.2 72.7% 2015
Arrival Par. $203.4 $100.5 49.4% $102.8 50.6% 2016
Panic Room Sony $196.4 $96.4 49.1% $100.0 50.9% 2002
Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $176.6 $116.6 66% $60.0 34% 2013
Phenomenon BV $152.0 $104.6 68.8% $47.4 31.2% 1996
Vantage Point Sony $151.2 $72.3 47.8% $78.9 52.2% 2008
Species MGM $113.4 $60.1 53% $53.3 47% 1995
Mr. Holland's Opus BV $106.3 $82.6 77.7% $23.7 22.3% 1995
Where the Wild Things Are WB $100.1 $77.2 77.2% $22.9 22.8% 2009
Phone Booth Fox $97.8 $46.6 47.6% $51.3 52.4% 2003
Southpaw Wein. $92.0 $52.4 57% $39.5 43% 2015
Street Kings FoxS $65.6 $26.4 40.3% $39.2 59.7% 2008
The Last King of Scotland FoxS $48.4 $17.6 36.4% $30.8 63.6% 2006
The Last Stand LGF $48.3 $12.1 24.9% $36.3 75.1% 2013
The Great Debaters MGM/W $30.2 $30.2 100% n/a 0% 2007
Battlefield Earth WB $29.7 $21.5 72.2% $8.3 27.8% 2000
Our Family Wedding FoxS $21.4 $20.3 94.6% $1.2 5.4% 2010
Repo Men Uni. $18.4 $13.8 74.9% $4.6 25.1% 2010
Everyone's Hero Fox $16.6 $14.5 87.3% $2.1 12.7% 2006
Out of the Furnace Rela. $15.7 $11.3 72.4% $4.3 27.6% 2013
First Daughter Fox $10.6 $9.1 85.5% $1.5 14.5% 2004
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Art. $9.4 $3.3 35.3% $6.1 64.7% 2000
Black Nativity FoxS $7.5 $7.0 94.2% $436k 5.8% 2013
Ernest & Celestine GK $5.1 $262k 5.2% $4.8 94.8% 2014
The Air I Breathe Think $2.6 $25.8k 1% $2.6 99% 2008
The Marsh All. $2.4 $0.3k 0% $2.4 100% 2007
Mary IFC $669k n/a 0% $669k 100% 0
Toys in the Attic Hann. $126k $64.9k 51.3% $61.6k 48.7% 2012
Even Money YFG $112k $64.5k 57.6% $47.5k 42.4% 2007
Rising From Ashes FRun $38.6k $38.6k 100% n/a 0% 2013
American Gun IFC $34.1k $24.1k 70.6% $10.0k 29.4% 2006
Powder Blue ReelD n/a n/a - n/a - 2009
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $4,244.3 million




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