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Thomas E. Ackerman

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $90,710,620 3,674 $40,222,875 3,602 4/14/06
2 5 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
(director of photography)
DW $85,288,303 3,104 $28,416,365 3,091 7/9/04
3 10 The Benchwarmers SonR $59,843,754 3,282 $19,656,429 3,274 4/7/06
4 6 Are We There Yet? SonR $82,674,398 2,810 $18,575,214 2,709 1/21/05
5 7 Snow Dogs BV $81,172,560 2,454 $17,814,259 2,302 1/18/02
6 1 George of the Jungle
(director of photography)
BV $105,263,257 2,616 $16,540,791 2,506 7/18/97
7 9 Christmas Vacation
(director of photography)
WB $71,319,526 1,950 $11,750,203 1,744 12/1/89
8 11 Rat Race Par. $56,618,055 2,551 $11,662,094 2,550 8/17/01
9 2 Jumanji Sony $100,475,249 2,530 $11,084,370 2,487 12/15/95
10 12 Dennis the Menace WB $51,270,765 2,085 $9,331,139 2,085 6/25/93
11 3 Back to School
(director of photography)
Orion $91,258,000 1,751 $8,881,035 1,605 6/13/86
12 13 My Favorite Martian BV $36,850,101 2,349 $8,828,586 2,275 2/12/99
13 8 Beetlejuice WB $73,707,461 1,582 $8,030,897 1,000 4/1/88
14 14 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $26,005,820 2,482 $6,814,270 2,460 6/30/00
15 15 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $22,738,671 2,083 $6,660,540 2,026 9/5/03
16 16 Baby's Day Out Fox $16,827,402 1,707 $4,044,662 1,705 7/1/94
17 17 The Muse USA $11,614,954 1,263 $3,926,825 1,263 8/27/99
18 18 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $6,326,051 613 $1,650,078 613 4/12/85
19 19 True Identity BV $4,693,236 824 $1,541,581 824 8/23/91
20 20 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $888,975 161 $429,223 161 1/20/06
21 21 The Battle of Shaker Heights Mira. $280,351 13 $42,569 5 8/22/03
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (21): $1,075,827,509
Average: $51,229,881
Opening Gross Average (19): $12,391,169 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Back to School Orion $217,444,900 $91,258,000 6/13/86
2 George of the Jungle BV $202,729,200 $105,263,257 7/18/97
3 Jumanji Sony $202,229,500 $100,475,249 12/15/95
4 Beetlejuice WB $158,533,800 $73,707,461 4/1/88
5 Christmas Vacation WB $155,848,100 $71,319,526 12/1/89
6 Snow Dogs BV $123,505,200 $81,172,560 1/18/02
7 Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $122,424,700 $90,710,620 4/14/06
8 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy DW $121,408,800 $85,288,303 7/9/04
9 Are We There Yet? SonR $114,015,900 $82,674,398 1/21/05
10 Dennis the Menace WB $109,476,700 $51,270,765 6/25/93
11 Rat Race Par. $88,428,200 $56,618,055 8/17/01
12 The Benchwarmers SonR $80,766,200 $59,843,754 4/7/06
13 My Favorite Martian BV $64,125,000 $36,850,101 2/12/99
14 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $42,651,500 $26,005,820 6/30/00
15 Baby's Day Out Fox $35,587,100 $16,827,402 7/1/94
16 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $33,335,000 $22,738,671 9/5/03
17 The Muse USA $20,211,900 $11,614,954 8/27/99
18 Girls Just Want to Have Fun NW $15,752,700 $6,326,051 4/12/85
19 True Identity BV $9,854,700 $4,693,236 8/23/91
20 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $1,199,800 $888,975 1/20/06
21 The Battle of Shaker Heights Mira. $411,000 $280,351 8/22/03
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,919,939,900
Average: $91,425,700


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Jumanji Sony $262.8 $100.5 38.2% $162.3 61.8% 1995
Scary Movie 4 W/Dim. $178.3 $90.7 50.9% $87.6 49.1% 2006
George of the Jungle BV $174.5 $105.3 60.3% $69.2 39.7% 1997
Dennis the Menace WB $117.3 $51.3 43.7% $66.0 56.3% 1993
Snow Dogs BV $115.0 $81.2 70.6% $33.9 29.4% 2002
Are We There Yet? SonR $97.9 $82.7 84.4% $15.2 15.6% 2005
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy DW $90.6 $85.3 94.2% $5.3 5.8% 2004
Rat Race Par. $85.5 $56.6 66.2% $28.9 33.8% 2001
The Benchwarmers SonR $65.0 $59.8 92.1% $5.1 7.9% 2006
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle Uni. $35.1 $26.0 74% $9.1 26% 2000
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Par. $23.8 $22.7 95.6% $1.1 4.4% 2003
The Muse USA $11.6 $11.6 100% n/a 0% 1999
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World WIP $902k $889k 98.5% $13.3k 1.5% 2006
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $1,258.2 million



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