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Donald McAlpine

DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
9/23/16 The Dressmaker BG $2,022,115 174 $185,165 36 30
11/1/13 Ender's Game LG/S $61,737,191 3,407 $27,017,351 3,407 11
3/29/13 Mental Da. $17,669 12 $9,804 12 33
9/9/11 Main Street Magn. $2,560 1 $1,553 1 34
5/1/09 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $179,883,157 4,102 $85,058,003 4,099 3
12/9/05 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $291,710,957 3,853 $65,556,312 3,616 1
12/25/03 Peter Pan Uni. $48,462,608 2,813 $11,139,495 2,813 15
4/11/03 Anger Management SonR $135,645,823 3,656 $42,220,847 3,551 4
3/8/02 The Time Machine DW $56,832,494 2,958 $22,610,437 2,944 14
5/18/01 Moulin Rouge! Fox $57,386,607 2,283 $167,540 2 13
12/25/98 Stepmom Sony $91,137,662 2,503 $19,142,440 2,358 7
9/26/97 The Edge Fox $27,873,386 2,355 $7,733,445 2,350 18
11/1/96 Romeo + Juliet Fox $46,351,345 1,963 $11,133,231 1,276 16
7/14/95 Nine Months Fox $69,684,532 1,795 $12,522,240 1,458 9
8/5/94 Clear and Present Danger Par. $122,187,717 2,433 $20,348,017 2,378 5
11/24/93 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $219,195,243 2,354 $20,468,847 1,605 2
8/27/93 The Man Without a Face WB $24,760,338 1,332 $4,026,775 865 21
6/5/92 Patriot Games Par. $83,351,587 2,396 $18,511,191 2,365 8
2/7/92 Medicine Man BV $45,500,797 1,370 $8,494,271 1,304 17
3/29/91 Career Opportunities Uni. $11,336,986 1,440 $4,024,800 1,440 23
3/8/91 The Hard Way Uni. $25,895,485 1,629 $6,301,470 1,622 19
2/9/90 Stanley & Iris MGM $5,820,015 907 $2,102,831 907 25
8/2/89 Parenthood Uni. $100,047,830 1,399 $10,506,450 1,262 6
4/21/89 See You in the Morning WB $4,795,009 743 $1,832,536 743 29
9/9/88 Moon Over Parador Uni. $11,444,204 1,145 $3,268,975 1,145 22
3/4/88 Moving WB $10,815,378 1,404 $4,022,782 1,404 24
9/18/87 Orphans (1987) Lori $252,430 25 $14,588 1 31
6/12/87 Predator Fox $59,735,548 1,636 $12,031,638 1,623 12
1/31/86 Down and Out in Beverly Hills BV $62,134,225 1,084 $5,726,495 806 10
3/29/85 King David Par. $5,111,099 731 $2,212,481 730 26
4/6/84 Moscow on the Hudson Col. $25,068,724 721 $3,536,687 618 20
3/2/84 Harry and Son Orion $4,864,980 920 $1,900,000 920 28
7/15/83 Puberty Blues UniC $237,000 1 $7,381 1 32
9/3/82 Tempest Col. $5,005,245 659 $80,492 4 27
5/16/80 Breaker Morant NW n/a - n/a - 36
2/1/80 My Brilliant Career Anls n/a - n/a - 35
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (34): $1,896,307,946
Average: $55,773,763
Opening Gross Average (27): $16,053,705 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $488,384,200 $219,195,243 11/24/93
2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $418,783,500 $291,710,957 12/9/05
3 Clear and Present Danger Par. $270,976,100 $122,187,717 8/5/94
4 Parenthood Uni. $232,943,400 $100,047,830 8/2/89
5 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $223,527,600 $179,883,157 5/1/09
6 Anger Management SonR $208,530,200 $135,645,823 4/11/03
7 Patriot Games Par. $186,185,400 $83,351,587 6/5/92
8 Stepmom Sony $171,685,400 $91,137,662 12/25/98
9 Down and Out in Beverly Hills BV $155,251,800 $62,134,225 1/31/86
10 Nine Months Fox $148,500,200 $69,684,532 7/14/95
11 Predator Fox $141,623,700 $59,735,548 6/12/87
12 Medicine Man BV $101,636,700 $45,500,797 2/7/92
13 Romeo + Juliet Fox $96,746,200 $46,351,345 11/1/96
14 Moulin Rouge! Fox $93,972,700 $57,386,607 5/18/01
15 The Time Machine DW $90,677,600 $56,832,494 3/8/02
16 Peter Pan Uni. $72,498,200 $48,462,608 12/25/03
17 Moscow on the Hudson Col. $69,162,800 $25,068,724 4/6/84
18 Ender's Game LG/S $68,584,900 $61,737,191 11/1/13
19 The Hard Way Uni. $57,019,300 $25,895,485 3/8/91
20 The Edge Fox $56,293,300 $27,873,386 9/26/97
21 The Man Without a Face WB $55,441,600 $24,760,338 8/27/93
22 Moon Over Parador Uni. $25,812,100 $11,444,204 9/9/88
23 Career Opportunities Uni. $24,962,900 $11,336,986 3/29/91
24 Moving WB $24,393,800 $10,815,378 3/4/88
25 Tempest Col. $15,781,800 $5,005,245 9/3/82
26 Harry and Son Orion $13,422,100 $4,864,980 3/2/84
27 King David Par. $13,346,500 $5,111,099 3/29/85
28 Stanley & Iris MGM $12,754,500 $5,820,015 2/9/90
29 See You in the Morning WB $11,196,400 $4,795,009 4/21/89
30 The Dressmaker BG $2,141,700 $2,022,115 9/23/16
31 Puberty Blues UniC $697,500 $237,000 7/15/83
32 Orphans (1987) Lori $598,500 $252,430 9/18/87
33 Mental Da. $19,500 $17,669 3/29/13
34 Main Street Magn. $3,000 $2,560 9/9/11
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $3,553,555,100
Average: $104,516,300


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BV $745.0 $291.7 39.2% $453.3 60.8% 2005
Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $441.3 $219.2 49.7% $222.1 50.3% 1993
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox $373.1 $179.9 48.2% $193.2 51.8% 2009
Clear and Present Danger Par. $215.9 $122.2 56.6% $93.7 43.4% 1994
Anger Management SonR $195.7 $135.6 69.3% $60.1 30.7% 2003
Moulin Rouge! Fox $179.2 $57.4 32% $121.8 68% 2001
Patriot Games Par. $178.1 $83.4 46.8% $94.7 53.2% 1992
Stepmom Sony $159.7 $91.1 57.1% $68.6 42.9% 1998
Romeo + Juliet Fox $147.6 $46.4 31.4% $101.2 68.6% 1996
Nine Months Fox $138.5 $69.7 50.3% $68.8 49.7% 1995
Parenthood Uni. $126.3 $100.0 79.2% $26.3 20.8% 1989
Ender's Game LG/S $125.5 $61.7 49.2% $63.8 50.8% 2013
The Time Machine DW $123.7 $56.8 45.9% $66.9 54.1% 2002
Peter Pan Uni. $122.0 $48.5 39.7% $73.5 60.3% 2003
Predator Fox $98.3 $59.7 60.8% $38.5 39.2% 1987
The Hard Way Uni. $65.6 $25.9 39.5% $39.7 60.5% 1991
The Edge Fox $43.3 $27.9 64.4% $15.4 35.6% 1997
The Man Without a Face WB $24.8 $24.8 100% n/a 0% 1993
Mental Da. $3.6 $17.7k 0.5% $3.6 99.5% 2013
The Dressmaker BG $2.0 $2.0 100% n/a 0% 2016
Main Street Magn. $2.6k $2.6k 100% n/a 0% 2011
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $3,509.1 million



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