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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $292,324,737 4,070 $141,067,634 4,070 11/16/12
2 2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $281,287,133 4,066 $138,122,261 4,061 11/18/11
3 4 Twilight Sum. $192,769,854 3,649 $69,637,740 3,419 11/21/08
4 3 The Blind Side WB $255,959,475 3,407 $34,119,372 3,110 11/20/09
5 7 Where the Wild Things Are WB $77,233,467 3,735 $32,695,407 3,735 10/16/09
6 5 True Grit Par. $171,243,005 3,464 $24,830,443 3,047 12/22/10
7 6 The General's Daughter Par. $102,705,852 2,858 $22,332,053 2,856 6/18/99
8 8 Conspiracy Theory WB $75,982,834 2,806 $19,313,566 2,806 8/8/97
9 12 Burn After Reading Focus $60,355,347 2,657 $19,128,001 2,651 9/12/08
10 13 A Knight's Tale Sony $56,569,702 2,980 $16,511,391 2,980 5/11/01
11 9 The Rookie BV $75,600,072 2,543 $16,021,684 2,511 3/29/02
12 11 Three Kings WB $60,652,036 2,942 $15,847,636 2,942 10/1/99
13 14 The Jackal Uni. $54,930,280 2,309 $15,164,595 2,193 11/14/97
14 16 Wayne's World 2 Par. $48,197,805 2,400 $13,516,699 2,400 12/10/93
15 25 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $26,437,094 3,320 $13,223,887 3,317 10/27/00
16 17 The Ladykillers BV $39,799,191 1,589 $12,634,563 1,583 3/26/04
17 20 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $35,327,628 2,570 $12,525,075 2,564 10/10/03
18 23 Hail, Caesar! Uni. $30,080,225 2,248 $11,355,225 2,232 2/5/16
19 24 The Finest Hours BV $27,569,558 3,143 $10,288,932 3,143 1/29/16
20 30 The Alamo (2004) BV $22,414,961 2,609 $9,124,701 2,609 4/9/04
21 18 It Could Happen to You TriS $37,939,757 1,544 $8,112,822 1,506 7/29/94
22 22 Picture Perfect Fox $31,407,873 1,727 $7,809,026 1,707 8/1/97
23 15 Doc Hollywood WB $54,830,779 1,694 $7,251,854 1,575 8/2/91
24 31 Fear Uni. $20,831,000 1,615 $6,312,240 1,584 4/12/96
25 19 A Goofy Movie BV $35,348,597 2,176 $6,129,557 2,159 4/7/95
26 36 The Corruptor NL $15,164,492 1,804 $5,765,300 1,804 3/12/99
27 37 The Chamber Uni. $14,551,359 2,032 $5,612,095 2,026 10/11/96
28 34 The Big Lebowski Gram. $17,451,873 1,235 $5,533,844 1,207 3/6/98
29 35 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fox $16,624,456 1,981 $4,515,541 1,959 7/31/92
30 41 Simone NL $9,688,676 1,920 $3,813,463 1,920 8/23/02
31 38 Psycho III Uni. $14,481,606 1,408 $3,238,400 1,408 7/4/86
32 44 Mystery, Alaska BV $8,891,623 1,704 $3,102,191 1,673 10/1/99
33 50 What Planet Are You From? Sony $6,291,602 2,248 $3,008,746 2,248 3/3/00
34 33 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $17,737,646 898 $2,434,908 361 7/17/15
35 21 Rob Roy MGM $31,596,911 1,885 $2,023,272 133 4/7/95
36 52 Airheads Fox $5,751,882 1,229 $1,911,739 1,228 8/5/94
37 54 Joe's Apartment WB $4,619,014 1,512 $1,854,490 1,512 7/26/96
38 60 The Fifth Estate BV $3,255,008 1,769 $1,673,351 1,769 10/18/13
39 59 Bad Company (1995) BV $3,674,841 302 $1,459,824 302 1/20/95
40 47 The Hoax Mira. $7,164,995 1,069 $1,449,320 235 4/6/07
41 10 No Country for Old Men Mira. $74,283,625 2,037 $1,226,333 28 11/9/07
42 62 Kalifornia Gram. $2,395,231 359 $1,159,133 359 9/3/93
43 26 Fargo Gram. $24,611,975 716 $730,265 36 3/8/96
44 65 A Dangerous Woman Gram. $1,497,222 293 $680,441 293 11/30/93
45 46 The Man Who Wasn't There USA $7,504,257 259 $664,404 39 11/2/01
46 27 Being John Malkovich USA $22,863,596 630 $637,721 25 10/29/99
47 32 The Kids Are All Right Focus $20,811,365 994 $491,971 7 7/9/10
48 45 In Bruges Focus $7,800,824 232 $459,575 28 2/8/08
49 29 Adaptation. Sony $22,498,520 672 $384,478 7 12/6/02
50 68 Velvet Goldmine Mira. $1,053,788 85 $301,787 85 11/6/98
51 51 Barton Fink Fox $6,153,939 189 $268,561 11 8/23/91
52 39 Carol Wein. $12,711,491 790 $253,510 4 11/20/15
53 43 A Serious Man Focus $9,228,768 262 $251,337 6 10/2/09
54 40 Kinsey FoxS $10,254,979 588 $169,038 5 11/12/04
55 58 Anomalisa Par. $3,759,286 573 $135,222 4 12/30/15
56 42 The Spanish Prisoner SPC $9,584,314 296 $124,011 7 4/3/98
57 61 The Hudsucker Proxy WB $2,816,518 126 $104,490 5 3/11/94
58 69 Storyville Fox $422,503 19 $101,383 19 8/26/92
59 66 The Celluloid Closet SPC $1,400,591 38 $95,047 9 3/15/96
60 63 Legend Uni. $1,872,994 107 $86,836 4 11/20/15
61 55 Before Night Falls FL $4,242,892 127 $85,230 8 12/22/00
62 49 Gods and Monsters Lions $6,451,628 149 $75,508 6 11/6/98
63 56 This Boy's Life WB $4,104,962 773 $74,425 3 4/9/93
64 48 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Think $7,084,227 321 $73,837 2 10/26/07
65 64 Hamlet (2000) Mira. $1,577,287 65 $62,253 4 5/12/00
66 28 Raising Arizona Fox $22,847,564 697 $36,240 1 3/13/87
67 72 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus PicH $223,202 39 $28,815 4 11/10/06
68 53 Miller's Crossing Fox $5,080,409 289 $28,202 1 9/21/90
69 75 The Locusts Orion $40,158 12 $17,787 12 10/3/97
70 74 The Hi-Lo Country Gram. $166,082 16 $17,712 3 12/30/98
71 71 The Family Fang SM $262,921 52 $14,506 1 4/29/16
72 76 Checking Out WB $30,877 8 $12,730 1 4/21/89
73 77 Two Bits Mira. $26,282 2 $9,299 2 11/22/95
74 57 Blood Simple Circ $3,851,855 - n/a - 1/18/85
75 67 Waterland FL $1,100,218 - n/a - 10/30/92
76 70 It Takes Two (1988) MGM $344,375 - n/a - 7/13/88
77 73 Pass the Ammo NCeV $169,785 - n/a - 3/4/88
78 78 True Grit (1969) Par. n/a - n/a - 6/11/69
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (77): $2,645,874,756
Average: $34,362,010
Opening Gross Average (36): $20,086,265 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $312,788,500 $292,324,737 11/16/12
2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $309,210,400 $281,287,133 11/18/11
3 The Blind Side WB $286,720,100 $255,959,475 11/20/09
4 Twilight Sum. $229,774,400 $192,769,854 11/21/08
5 True Grit Par. $186,275,600 $171,243,005 12/22/10
6 The General's Daughter Par. $174,074,300 $102,705,852 6/18/99
7 Conspiracy Theory WB $142,529,900 $75,982,834 8/8/97
8 Doc Hollywood WB $112,136,100 $54,830,779 8/2/91
9 The Rookie BV $112,033,800 $75,600,072 3/29/02
10 The Jackal Uni. $103,039,200 $54,930,280 11/14/97
11 Three Kings WB $102,625,500 $60,652,036 10/1/99
12 Wayne's World 2 Par. $99,997,400 $48,197,805 12/10/93
13 No Country for Old Men Mira. $91,109,700 $74,283,625 11/9/07
14 Where the Wild Things Are WB $87,337,300 $77,233,467 10/16/09
15 A Knight's Tale Sony $86,053,900 $56,569,702 5/11/01
16 It Could Happen to You TriS $78,148,600 $37,939,757 7/29/94
17 Burn After Reading Focus $72,376,000 $60,355,347 9/12/08
18 A Goofy Movie BV $69,965,800 $35,348,597 4/7/95
19 Rob Roy MGM $62,540,100 $31,596,911 4/7/95
20 Picture Perfect Fox $58,915,400 $31,407,873 8/1/97
21 The Ladykillers BV $55,180,500 $39,799,191 3/26/04
22 Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $50,439,000 $35,327,628 10/10/03
23 Raising Arizona Fox $50,311,400 $22,847,564 3/13/87
24 Fargo Gram. $47,517,300 $24,611,975 3/8/96
25 Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $42,230,700 $26,437,094 10/27/00
26 Fear Uni. $40,578,000 $20,831,000 4/12/96
27 Being John Malkovich USA $38,254,700 $22,863,596 10/29/99
28 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fox $34,490,700 $16,624,456 7/31/92
29 Psycho III Uni. $33,608,300 $14,481,606 7/4/86
30 Adaptation. Sony $32,289,200 $22,498,520 12/6/02
31 The Big Lebowski Gram. $32,038,500 $17,451,873 3/6/98
32 The Alamo (2004) BV $31,077,800 $22,414,961 4/9/04
33 Hail, Caesar! Uni. $30,185,400 $30,080,225 2/5/16
34 The Chamber Uni. $28,345,500 $14,551,359 10/11/96
35 The Finest Hours BV $27,664,700 $27,569,558 1/29/16
36 The Corruptor NL $25,702,000 $15,164,492 3/12/99
37 The Kids Are All Right Focus $22,539,100 $20,811,365 7/9/10
38 Mr. Holmes RAtt. $18,502,900 $17,737,646 7/17/15
39 The Spanish Prisoner SPC $17,595,100 $9,584,314 4/3/98
40 Mystery, Alaska BV $15,070,200 $8,891,623 10/1/99
41 Simone NL $14,357,900 $9,688,676 8/23/02
42 Kinsey FoxS $14,043,000 $10,254,979 11/12/04
43 Carol Wein. $12,703,300 $12,711,491 11/20/15
44 Barton Fink Fox $12,585,600 $6,153,939 8/23/91
45 Airheads Fox $11,847,800 $5,751,882 8/5/94
46 The Man Who Wasn't There USA $11,384,700 $7,504,257 11/2/01
47 Gods and Monsters Lions $10,938,000 $6,451,628 11/6/98
48 A Serious Man Focus $10,435,200 $9,228,768 10/2/09
49 Miller's Crossing Fox $10,341,000 $5,080,409 9/21/90
50 What Planet Are You From? Sony $10,050,200 $6,291,602 3/3/00
51 In Bruges Focus $9,354,500 $7,800,824 2/8/08
52 Joe's Apartment WB $8,997,700 $4,619,014 7/26/96
53 The Hoax Mira. $8,966,700 $7,164,995 4/6/07
54 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Think $8,824,100 $7,084,227 10/26/07
55 This Boy's Life WB $8,537,100 $4,104,962 4/9/93
56 Blood Simple Circ $7,933,100 $3,851,855 1/18/85
57 Bad Company (1995) BV $7,273,700 $3,674,841 1/20/95
58 Before Night Falls FL $6,465,100 $4,242,892 12/22/00
59 The Hudsucker Proxy WB $5,801,500 $2,816,518 3/11/94
60 Kalifornia Gram. $4,981,400 $2,395,231 9/3/93
61 Anomalisa Par. $3,771,400 $3,759,286 12/30/15
62 The Fifth Estate BV $3,574,700 $3,255,008 10/18/13
63 A Dangerous Woman Gram. $3,113,800 $1,497,222 11/30/93
64 The Celluloid Closet SPC $2,728,300 $1,400,591 3/15/96
65 Hamlet (2000) Mira. $2,519,600 $1,577,287 5/12/00
66 Waterland FL $2,282,600 $1,100,218 10/30/92
67 Velvet Goldmine Mira. $1,934,600 $1,053,788 11/6/98
68 Legend Uni. $1,853,900 $1,872,994 11/20/15
69 Storyville Fox $876,600 $422,503 8/26/92
70 It Takes Two (1988) MGM $721,400 $344,375 7/13/88
71 Pass the Ammo NCeV $355,700 $169,785 3/4/88
72 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus PicH $293,400 $223,202 11/10/06
73 The Hi-Lo Country Gram. $282,300 $166,082 12/30/98
74 The Family Fang SM $259,300 $262,921 4/29/16
75 The Locusts Orion $75,300 $40,158 10/3/97
76 Checking Out WB $67,000 $30,877 4/21/89
77 Two Bits Mira. $52,000 $26,282 11/22/95
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $3,671,856,400
Average: $47,686,400


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 LG/S $829.7 $292.3 35.2% $537.4 64.8% 2012
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Sum. $712.2 $281.3 39.5% $430.9 60.5% 2011
Twilight Sum. $393.6 $192.8 49% $200.8 51% 2008
The Blind Side WB $309.2 $256.0 82.8% $53.2 17.2% 2009
True Grit Par. $252.3 $171.2 67.9% $81.0 32.1% 2010
No Country for Old Men Mira. $171.6 $74.3 43.3% $97.3 56.7% 2007
Burn After Reading Focus $163.7 $60.4 36.9% $103.4 63.1% 2008
The Jackal Uni. $159.3 $54.9 34.5% $104.4 65.5% 1997
The General's Daughter Par. $149.7 $102.7 68.6% $47.0 31.4% 1999
Conspiracy Theory WB $137.0 $76.0 55.5% $61.0 44.5% 1997
Intolerable Cruelty Uni. $120.2 $35.3 29.4% $84.9 70.6% 2003
A Knight's Tale Sony $117.5 $56.6 48.1% $60.9 51.9% 2001
Three Kings WB $107.8 $60.7 56.3% $47.1 43.7% 1999
Where the Wild Things Are WB $100.1 $77.2 77.2% $22.9 22.8% 2009
The Rookie BV $80.7 $75.6 93.7% $5.1 6.3% 2002
The Ladykillers BV $76.7 $39.8 51.9% $36.9 48.1% 2004
Hail, Caesar! Uni. $63.2 $30.1 47.6% $33.1 52.4% 2016
Fargo Gram. $60.6 $24.6 40.6% $36.0 59.4% 1996
The Finest Hours BV $52.1 $27.6 52.9% $24.5 47.1% 2016
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 Art. $47.7 $26.4 55.4% $21.3 44.6% 2000
Picture Perfect Fox $44.3 $31.4 70.8% $12.9 29.2% 1997
Legend Uni. $43.0 $1.9 4.4% $41.1 95.6% 2015
Carol Wein. $40.3 $12.7 31.6% $27.6 68.4% 2015
The Kids Are All Right Focus $34.7 $20.8 60% $13.9 40% 2010
In Bruges Focus $33.4 $7.8 23.4% $25.6 76.6% 2008
Adaptation. Sony $32.8 $22.5 68.6% $10.3 31.4% 2002
A Serious Man Focus $31.4 $9.2 29.4% $22.2 70.6% 2009
Mr. Holmes RAtt. $29.4 $17.7 60.4% $11.6 39.6% 2015
Raising Arizona Fox $29.2 $22.8 78.3% $6.3 21.7% 1987
The Alamo (2004) BV $25.8 $22.4 86.8% $3.4 13.2% 2004
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Think $25.0 $7.1 28.3% $17.9 71.7% 2007
The Corruptor NL $24.5 $15.2 61.9% $9.3 38.1% 1999
Being John Malkovich USA $22.9 $22.9 100% n/a 0% 1999
The Chamber Uni. $22.5 $14.6 64.6% $8.0 35.4% 1996
Simone NL $19.6 $9.7 49.5% $9.9 50.5% 2002
The Man Who Wasn't There USA $18.9 $7.5 39.7% $11.4 60.3% 2001
Kinsey FoxS $16.9 $10.3 60.6% $6.7 39.4% 2004
What Planet Are You From? Sony $14.1 $6.3 44.5% $7.9 55.5% 2000
The Hoax Mira. $11.8 $7.2 60.9% $4.6 39.1% 2007
The Fifth Estate BV $8.6 $3.3 38% $5.3 62% 2013
Before Night Falls FL $8.5 $4.2 49.8% $4.3 50.2% 2000
Gods and Monsters Lions $6.5 $6.5 100% n/a 0% 1998
Anomalisa Par. $3.8 $3.8 100% n/a 0% 2015
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus PicH $2.3 $223k 9.7% $2.1 90.3% 2006
Hamlet (2000) Mira. $2.0 $1.6 77.1% $469k 22.9% 2000
The Family Fang SM $263k $263k 100% n/a 0% 2016
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $4,657.5 million



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