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Leslie Nielsen

1979-Present

DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
3/15/56 Forbidden Planet MGM n/a - n/a - 20
12/13/72 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 25 $264,850 25 -
8/10/77 The Kentucky Fried Movie UFD n/a - n/a - -
9/14/79 City on Fire AVCO $784,181 - n/a - 17
6/27/80 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 - n/a - 4
8/15/80 Prom Night Emb $14,796,236 - n/a - 10
5/14/82 Wrong Is Right Col. $3,583,513 934 $1,412,646 934 -
11/12/82 Creepshow WB $21,028,755 1,132 $5,870,889 1,127 -
10/24/86 Soul Man NW $27,820,000 1,320 $4,422,179 1,282 -
11/20/87 Nuts WB $30,950,002 1,112 $4,606,083 536 -
12/4/87 Home Is Where the Hart Is Atl $11,660 - n/a - 19
12/2/88 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $78,756,177 1,969 $9,331,746 1,576 5
9/14/90 Repossessed NL $1,382,462 115 $266,975 115 16
6/28/91 The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear Par. $86,930,411 2,378 $20,817,139 2,378 3
11/8/91 All I Want for Christmas Par. $14,812,144 1,507 $3,645,720 1,507 9
8/20/93 Surf Ninjas NL $4,916,135 1,321 $2,026,278 1,321 14
3/18/94 The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Par. $51,132,598 2,383 $13,216,531 2,361 6
12/22/95 Dracula: Dead and Loving It Sony $10,772,144 1,425 $2,708,298 1,425 11
5/24/96 Spy Hard BV $26,960,191 2,319 $10,448,420 2,286 7
12/25/97 Mr. Magoo BV $21,437,192 1,857 $5,233,631 1,857 8
8/21/98 Wrongfully Accused WB $9,623,329 2,062 $3,504,630 2,062 12
3/8/02 Men with Brooms Art. $4,245,870 207 $656,619 207 15
10/24/03 Scary Movie 3 Dim. $110,003,217 3,505 $48,113,770 3,505 1
4/14/06 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $90,710,620 3,674 $40,222,875 3,602 2
10/26/07 Music Within MGM $154,087 18 $52,744 17 18
10/3/08 An American Carol Viv. $7,013,191 1,639 $3,656,000 1,639 13
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (19): $617,895,384
Average: $32,520,810
Opening Gross Average (12): $13,577,087 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
- The Poseidon Adventure Fox $447,451,000 $84,563,118 12/13/72
1 Airplane! Par. $252,842,500 $83,453,539 6/27/80
2 The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear Par. $168,285,700 $86,930,411 6/28/91
3 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Par. $158,884,000 $78,756,177 12/2/88
4 Scary Movie 3 Dim. $148,642,600 $110,003,217 10/24/03
5 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $112,868,900 $90,710,620 4/14/06
6 The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Par. $99,696,300 $51,132,598 3/18/94
- Nuts WB $63,685,300 $30,950,002 11/20/87
- Soul Man NW $61,114,000 $27,820,000 10/24/86
- Creepshow WB $58,294,000 $21,028,755 11/12/82
7 Spy Hard BV $49,711,700 $26,960,191 5/24/96
8 Prom Night Emb $44,828,700 $14,796,236 8/15/80
9 Mr. Magoo BV $37,299,100 $21,437,192 12/25/97
10 All I Want for Christmas Par. $28,674,300 $14,812,144 11/8/91
11 Dracula: Dead and Loving It Sony $20,012,000 $10,772,144 12/22/95
12 Wrongfully Accused WB $16,722,800 $9,623,329 8/21/98
- Wrong Is Right Col. $9,933,900 $3,583,513 5/14/82
13 Surf Ninjas NL $9,677,900 $4,916,135 8/20/93
14 An American Carol Viv. $7,960,700 $7,013,191 10/3/08
15 Men with Brooms Art. $5,955,900 $4,245,870 3/8/02
16 Repossessed NL $2,663,600 $1,382,462 9/14/90
17 City on Fire AVCO $2,546,200 $784,181 9/14/79
18 Music Within MGM $182,500 $154,087 10/26/07
19 Home Is Where the Hart Is Atl $24,300 $11,660 12/4/87
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,167,479,900
Average: $61,446,300


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Scary Movie 3 Dim. $220.7 $110.0 49.8% $110.7 50.2% 2003
Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $178.3 $90.7 50.9% $87.6 49.1% 2006
Prom Night Emb $14.8 $14.8 100% n/a 0% 1980
Music Within MGM $188k $154k 82.1% $33.5k 17.9% 2007
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $413.9 million



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