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Ennio Morricone

1977-Present
This is not a complete filmography. Only domestic releases counted. The prolific composer's career started in the '60s and his pre-1977 scores include 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,' and 'Once Upon a Time in the West.'

DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
12/25/15 The Hateful Eight Wein. $54,117,416 2,938 $4,610,676 100 6
12/25/00 Vatel Mira. $51,080 2 $16,032 2 47
12/22/00 Malena Mira. $3,448,233 117 $62,282 33 30
3/10/00 Mission to Mars BV $60,883,407 3,101 $22,855,247 3,054 5
10/29/99 The Legend of 1900 FL $167,435 58 $39,200 5 45
7/24/98 Lolita (1998) Gold. $1,071,255 1 $19,492 1 37
10/3/97 U-Turn Sony $6,682,098 1,311 $2,730,440 1,230 26
3/8/96 The Star Maker Mira. $371,674 29 $40,915 11 42
5/26/95 A Pure Formality SPC $190,749 11 $35,639 7 44
12/9/94 Disclosure WB $83,015,089 2,168 $10,068,126 1,675 2
10/21/94 Love Affair WB $18,272,894 1,585 $5,438,758 1,585 14
6/17/94 Wolf Col. $65,002,597 2,117 $17,911,366 2,117 4
8/13/93 Especially on Sunday Mira. $442,676 15 $51,479 5 41
7/9/93 In the Line of Fire Col. $102,314,823 2,129 $15,269,388 1,903 1
10/30/92 Rampage Mira. $796,368 172 $322,500 172 39
4/17/92 City of Joy TriS $14,683,921 919 $3,405,890 842 20
12/13/91 Bugsy TriS $49,114,016 1,253 $140,358 4 7
8/9/91 Crossing the Line (1991) Mira. $59,227 2 $5,248 2 46
5/31/91 Everybody's Fine (1991) Mira. $1,745,470 48 $18,367 1 34
12/22/90 Hamlet (1990) WB $20,710,451 624 $116,975 4 10
9/14/90 State of Grace Orion $1,911,542 335 $179,927 14 33
5/4/90 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $4,087,361 82 $65,299 2 28
2/2/90 Cinema Paradiso Mira. $12,397,210 124 $16,552 1 22
10/20/89 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $3,563,162 843 $1,476,994 843 29
8/18/89 Casualties of War Col. $18,671,317 1,487 $5,201,261 1,487 13
4/22/88 A Time of Destiny Col. $1,212,487 220 $509,397 216 36
2/26/88 Frantic WB $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 15
6/5/87 The Untouchables Par. $76,270,454 1,501 $10,023,094 1,012 3
10/31/86 The Mission WB $17,218,023 730 $40,366 1 16
8/29/86 Code Name: Wild Geese NW $600,000 - n/a - 40
2/14/86 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriS $345,280 49 $196,894 49 43
7/5/85 Red Sonja MGM $6,948,633 1,091 $2,263,553 1,091 25
6/1/84 Once Upon a Time in America WB $5,321,508 894 $2,412,014 894 27
3/2/84 Sahara (1984) MGM $1,402,962 344 $550,848 344 35
1/21/83 The Treasure of Four Crowns Can. n/a - n/a - 51
11/12/82 White Dog Par. $46,509 - n/a - 48
6/25/82 The Thing (1982) Uni. $19,629,760 910 $3,107,897 840 12
2/15/81 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $6,950,125 - n/a - 24
6/13/80 The Island (1980) Uni. $15,716,828 - $3,123,267 584 17
1/18/80 Windows MGM $2,128,395 - $311,796 46 32
6/29/79 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline Par. $8,218,695 - n/a - 23
3/30/79 La Cage aux Folles MGM $20,424,259 - $18,709 5 11
9/13/78 Days of Heaven Par. $3,446,749 - n/a - 31
10/7/77 1900 Par. n/a - n/a - 50
7/13/77 Orca Par. $14,717,854 - n/a - 19
6/17/77 Exorcist II: The Heretic WB $30,749,142 703 $6,735,000 703 8
6/30/72 Duck, You Sucker UA n/a - n/a - 52
12/29/67 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly UA $25,100,000 - n/a - 9
11/10/67 The Hills Run Red UA n/a - n/a - 49
9/20/67 The Battle of Algiers Riz. $822,941 - n/a - 38
5/10/67 For a Few Dollars More UA $15,000,000 - n/a - 18
1/18/67 A Fistful of Dollars UA $14,500,000 - n/a - 21
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (48): $828,180,025
Average: $17,253,751
Opening Gross Average (15): $7,550,563 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 In the Line of Fire Col. $214,020,900 $102,314,823 7/9/93
2 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly UA $181,138,300 $25,100,000 12/29/67
3 The Untouchables Par. $168,926,400 $76,270,454 6/5/87
4 Disclosure WB $168,500,900 $83,015,089 12/9/94
5 Wolf Col. $134,670,500 $65,002,597 6/17/94
6 Exorcist II: The Heretic WB $119,411,500 $30,749,142 6/17/77
7 For a Few Dollars More UA $108,250,000 $15,000,000 5/10/67
8 A Fistful of Dollars UA $104,641,700 $14,500,000 1/18/67
9 Bugsy TriS $102,219,600 $49,114,016 12/13/91
10 Mission to Mars BV $97,820,100 $60,883,407 3/10/00
11 La Cage aux Folles MGM $70,467,800 $20,424,259 3/30/79
12 The Thing (1982) Uni. $57,821,000 $19,629,760 6/25/82
13 Orca Par. $57,155,400 $14,717,854 7/13/77
14 The Hateful Eight Wein. $54,436,300 $54,117,416 12/25/15
15 The Island (1980) Uni. $50,597,700 $15,716,828 6/13/80
16 Hamlet (1990) WB $42,599,500 $20,710,451 12/22/90
17 Casualties of War Col. $40,728,900 $18,671,317 8/18/89
18 The Mission WB $38,295,600 $17,218,023 10/31/86
19 Love Affair WB $37,857,300 $18,272,894 10/21/94
20 Frantic WB $37,164,200 $17,637,950 2/26/88
21 City of Joy TriS $30,641,600 $14,683,921 4/17/92
22 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline Par. $28,356,100 $8,218,695 6/29/79
23 Cinema Paradiso Mira. $25,154,100 $12,397,210 2/2/90
24 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $21,650,400 $6,950,125 2/15/81
25 Red Sonja MGM $16,950,700 $6,948,633 7/5/85
26 Once Upon a Time in America WB $13,715,600 $5,321,508 6/1/84
27 Days of Heaven Par. $12,755,900 $3,446,749 9/13/78
28 U-Turn Sony $12,607,200 $6,682,098 10/3/97
29 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $8,368,000 $4,087,361 5/4/90
30 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $7,772,500 $3,563,162 10/20/89
31 Windows MGM $6,852,000 $2,128,395 1/18/80
32 Malena Mira. $5,291,900 $3,448,233 12/22/00
33 State of Grace Orion $3,913,500 $1,911,542 9/14/90
34 Sahara (1984) MGM $3,616,000 $1,402,962 3/2/84
35 Everybody's Fine (1991) Mira. $3,590,400 $1,745,470 5/31/91
36 A Time of Destiny Col. $2,554,800 $1,212,487 4/22/88
37 Lolita (1998) Gold. $1,978,100 $1,071,255 7/24/98
38 Rampage Mira. $1,661,800 $796,368 10/30/92
39 Code Name: Wild Geese NW $1,400,500 $600,000 8/29/86
41 Especially on Sunday Mira. $926,000 $442,676 8/13/93
42 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriS $806,000 $345,280 2/14/86
43 The Star Maker Mira. $728,200 $371,674 3/8/96
44 A Pure Formality SPC $379,700 $190,749 5/26/95
45 The Legend of 1900 FL $285,400 $167,435 10/29/99
46 White Dog Par. $137,000 $46,509 11/12/82
47 Crossing the Line (1991) Mira. $121,800 $59,227 8/9/91
48 Vatel Mira. $79,100 $51,080 12/25/00
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,099,017,500
Average: $43,729,500


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Disclosure WB $214.0 $83.0 38.8% $131.0 61.2% 1994
In the Line of Fire Col. $177.0 $102.3 57.8% $74.7 42.2% 1993
The Hateful Eight Wein. $155.8 $54.1 34.7% $101.6 65.3% 2015
Wolf Col. $131.0 $65.0 49.6% $66.0 50.4% 1994
Mission to Mars BV $111.0 $60.9 54.9% $50.1 45.1% 2000
Malena Mira. $14.5 $3.4 23.8% $11.0 76.2% 2000
Vatel Mira. $51.1k $51.1k 100% n/a 0% 2000
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $803.3 million



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