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DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
12/16/16 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story BV $532,177,324 4,157 $155,081,681 4,157 1
11/11/16 Arrival Par. $100,546,139 3,115 $24,074,047 2,317 6
7/24/15 Southpaw Wein. $52,421,953 2,772 $16,701,294 2,772 14
1/9/15 Taken 3 Fox $89,256,424 3,594 $39,201,657 3,594 8
2/28/14 Ernest & Celestine
(Voice)
GK $262,075 39 $13,078 1 45
2/28/14 Repentance LGF $1,189,612 157 $501,290 152 42
12/4/13 Out of the Furnace Rela. $11,330,849 2,101 $5,220,288 2,101 30
11/27/13 Black Nativity FoxS $7,018,189 1,525 $3,669,530 1,516 36
8/16/13 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $116,632,095 3,330 $24,637,312 2,933 4
8/2/13 Rising From Ashes
(Narrator)
FRun $38,602 5 $7,298 3 -
4/19/13 Pawn Anch. $4,141 1 $2,137 1 54
1/18/13 The Last Stand LGF $12,050,299 2,913 $6,281,433 2,913 28
1/4/13 A Dark Truth Magn. $5,750 3 $630 1 53
9/7/12 Toys in the Attic
(Voice)
Hann. $64,918 27 $19,913 27 47
3/19/10 Repo Men Uni. $13,794,835 2,521 $6,126,170 2,521 26
3/12/10 Our Family Wedding FoxS $20,255,281 1,609 $7,629,862 1,605 23
10/16/09 Where the Wild Things Are WB $77,233,467 3,735 $32,695,407 3,735 9
5/8/09 Powder Blue ReelD n/a - n/a - 58
2009 Hurricane Season (formerly The Patriots) Wein. n/a - n/a - 59
6/20/08 Ripple Effect Mont. $14,059 4 $830 1 52
4/11/08 Street Kings FoxS $26,418,667 2,469 $12,469,631 2,467 19
2/22/08 Vantage Point Sony $72,266,306 3,163 $22,874,936 3,149 10
1/25/08 The Air I Breathe Think $25,775 7 $19,487 7 50
12/25/07 The Great Debaters MGM/W $30,236,407 1,290 $6,005,180 1,171 16
5/18/07 Even Money YFG $64,458 19 $22,465 6 48
3/23/07 The Marsh All. $336 1 $336 1 55
9/27/06 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $17,606,684 540 $142,899 4 24
9/15/06 Everyone's Hero
(Voice)
Fox $14,523,101 2,898 $6,061,762 2,896 25
3/22/06 American Gun IFC $24,098 6 $9,355 4 51
9/24/04 First Daughter Fox $9,055,921 2,280 $4,002,067 2,260 33
4/4/03 Phone Booth Fox $46,566,212 2,489 $15,021,088 2,481 -
5/3/02 Green Dragon Silv. $281,803 8 $16,007 2 44
3/29/02 Panic Room Sony $96,397,334 3,119 $30,056,751 3,053 7
5/12/00 Battlefield Earth WB $21,471,685 3,307 $11,548,898 3,307 21
3/3/00 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Art. $3,308,029 109 $166,344 14 39
11/10/99 Light it Up Fox $5,985,690 1,252 $2,408,613 1,219 38
7/5/96 Phenomenon BV $104,636,382 2,139 $16,158,901 1,637 5
12/29/95 Mr. Holland's Opus BV $82,569,971 1,659 $14,466 1 -
7/7/95 Species MGM $60,074,103 2,310 $17,161,943 2,310 13
6/9/95 Smoke Mira. $8,367,636 128 $70,744 4 34
12/25/94 Ready to Wear Mira. $11,300,653 736 $2,026,295 736 31
9/30/94 Jason's Lyric Gram. $20,851,521 804 $5,122,600 804 22
7/1/94 Blown Away MGM $30,156,002 1,862 $10,424,873 1,862 17
1/14/94 Body Snatchers WB $428,868 34 $31,494 13 43
12/10/93 Bank Robber IRS $115,842 18 $34,998 18 46
11/27/92 The Crying Game Mira. $62,548,947 1,097 $101,107 6 12
10/16/92 Consenting Adults BV $21,591,728 1,538 $5,023,467 1,513 20
5/1/92 Diary of a Hitman VisI $31,815 18 $17,388 18 49
3/13/92 Article 99 Orion $6,375,979 1,263 $2,461,469 1,262 37
5/3/91 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $10,438,504 545 $2,458,080 540 32
1/12/90 Downtown Fox $2,346,150 349 $821,626 349 40
9/29/89 Johnny Handsome TriS $7,237,794 813 $2,437,642 812 35
9/30/88 Bird WB $2,181,286 93 $27,116 1 41
2/26/88 Bloodsport Can. $11,806,119 124 $515,721 123 29
12/25/87 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $123,922,370 1,598 $194,308 4 3
8/7/87 Stakeout BV $65,673,233 1,364 $5,170,403 951 11
12/19/86 Platoon Orion $138,530,565 1,564 $241,080 6 2
10/17/86 The Color of Money BV $52,293,982 1,205 $6,357,877 635 15
2/15/85 Vision Quest WB $12,993,175 993 $2,651,665 993 27
8/13/82 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $27,092,880 713 $2,545,674 498 18
N/A Mary IFC n/a - n/a - 57
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (55): $2,112,919,238
Average: $38,416,713
Opening Gross Average (30): $16,391,455 (Wide Releases Only)




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease
Date
Black Panther BV 2/16/18

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story BV $537,326,000 $532,177,324 12/16/16
2 Platoon Orion $315,026,000 $138,530,565 12/19/86
3 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $268,094,900 $123,922,370 12/25/87
4 Phenomenon BV $210,456,400 $104,636,382 7/5/96
- Mr. Holland's Opus BV $166,074,000 $82,569,971 12/29/95
5 Stakeout BV $149,318,400 $65,673,233 8/7/87
6 Panic Room Sony $147,499,500 $96,397,334 3/29/02
7 The Crying Game Mira. $134,297,500 $62,548,947 11/27/92
8 Lee Daniels' The Butler Wein. $131,670,500 $116,632,095 8/16/13
9 The Color of Money BV $125,308,200 $52,293,982 10/17/86
10 Species MGM $122,772,100 $60,074,103 7/7/95
11 Arrival Par. $101,634,400 $100,546,139 11/11/16
12 Taken 3 Fox $97,696,400 $89,256,424 1/9/15
13 Where the Wild Things Are WB $90,177,600 $77,233,467 10/16/09
14 Vantage Point Sony $89,477,400 $72,266,306 2/22/08
15 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Uni. $81,923,700 $27,092,880 8/13/82
- Phone Booth Fox $68,652,300 $46,566,212 4/4/03
16 Blown Away MGM $64,135,600 $30,156,002 7/1/94
17 Southpaw Wein. $56,472,500 $52,421,953 7/24/15
18 Consenting Adults BV $46,253,100 $21,591,728 10/16/92
19 Jason's Lyric Gram. $44,346,900 $20,851,521 9/30/94
20 The Great Debaters MGM/W $37,829,000 $30,236,407 12/25/07
21 Battlefield Earth WB $35,414,300 $21,471,685 5/12/00
22 Street Kings FoxS $32,710,600 $26,418,667 4/11/08
23 Vision Quest WB $32,537,800 $12,993,175 2/15/85
24 Bloodsport Can. $25,536,800 $11,806,119 2/26/88
25 Ready to Wear Mira. $23,416,700 $11,300,653 12/25/94
26 The Last King of Scotland FoxS $22,984,500 $17,606,684 9/27/06
27 Our Family Wedding FoxS $22,650,300 $20,255,281 3/12/10
28 A Rage in Harlem Mira. $22,042,300 $10,438,504 5/3/91
29 Everyone's Hero Fox $19,711,500 $14,523,101 9/15/06
30 Smoke Mira. $17,100,800 $8,367,636 6/9/95
31 Johnny Handsome TriS $16,207,600 $7,237,794 9/29/89
32 Repo Men Uni. $15,425,900 $13,794,835 3/19/10
33 Article 99 Orion $13,658,400 $6,375,979 3/13/92
34 The Last Stand LGF $13,492,100 $12,050,299 1/18/13
35 First Daughter Fox $12,964,100 $9,055,921 9/24/04
36 Out of the Furnace Rela. $12,076,700 $11,330,849 12/4/13
37 Light it Up Fox $10,474,900 $5,985,690 11/10/99
38 Black Nativity FoxS $7,473,600 $7,018,189 11/27/13
39 Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai Art. $5,456,100 $3,308,029 3/3/00
40 Downtown Fox $4,930,800 $2,346,150 1/12/90
41 Bird WB $4,881,300 $2,181,286 9/30/88
42 Repentance LGF $1,328,600 $1,189,612 2/28/14
43 Body Snatchers WB $912,100 $428,868 1/14/94
44 Green Dragon Silv. $431,200 $281,803 5/3/02
45 Ernest & Celestine GK $284,600 $262,075 2/28/14
46 Bank Robber IRS $248,800 $115,842 12/10/93
47 Even Money YFG $83,300 $64,458 5/18/07
48 Toys in the Attic Hann. $73,700 $64,918 9/7/12
49 Diary of a Hitman VisI $68,200 $31,815 5/1/92
- Rising From Ashes FRun $43,400 $38,602 8/2/13
50 American Gun IFC $32,700 $24,098 3/22/06
51 The Air I Breathe Think $31,900 $25,775 1/25/08
52 Ripple Effect Mont. $17,400 $14,059 6/20/08
53 A Dark Truth Magn. $6,400 $5,750 1/4/13
54 Pawn Anch. $4,400 $4,141 4/19/13
55 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: $3,226,387,000
Average: $58,661,600


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
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: $2,900.3 million




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