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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.'

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

Lifetime Gross Total (47): $774,062,609
Average: $16,469,417
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. $206,359,600 $102,314,823 7/9/93
2 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly UA $174,654,200 $25,100,000 12/29/67
3 The Untouchables Par. $162,879,400 $76,270,454 6/5/87
4 Disclosure WB $162,469,100 $83,015,089 12/9/94
5 Wolf Col. $129,849,700 $65,002,597 6/17/94
6 Exorcist II: The Heretic WB $115,136,900 $30,749,142 6/17/77
7 For a Few Dollars More UA $104,375,000 $15,000,000 5/10/67
8 A Fistful of Dollars UA $100,895,800 $14,500,000 1/18/67
9 Bugsy TriS $98,560,500 $49,114,016 12/13/91
10 Mission to Mars BV $94,318,400 $60,883,407 3/10/00
11 La Cage aux Folles MGM $67,945,200 $20,424,259 3/30/79
12 The Thing (1982) Uni. $55,751,200 $19,629,760 6/25/82
13 Orca Par. $55,109,500 $14,717,854 7/13/77
14 The Island (1980) Uni. $48,786,400 $15,716,828 6/13/80
15 Hamlet (1990) WB $41,074,600 $20,710,451 12/22/90
16 Casualties of War Col. $39,270,900 $18,671,317 8/18/89
17 The Mission WB $36,924,800 $17,218,023 10/31/86
18 Love Affair WB $36,502,100 $18,272,894 10/21/94
19 Frantic WB $35,833,800 $17,637,950 2/26/88
20 City of Joy TriS $29,544,800 $14,683,921 4/17/92
21 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline Par. $27,341,100 $8,218,695 6/29/79
22 Cinema Paradiso Mira. $24,253,600 $12,397,210 2/2/90
23 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $20,875,400 $6,950,125 2/15/81
24 Red Sonja MGM $16,344,000 $6,948,633 7/5/85
25 Once Upon a Time in America WB $13,224,600 $5,321,508 6/1/84
26 Days of Heaven Par. $12,299,300 $3,446,749 9/13/78
27 U-Turn Sony $12,155,900 $6,682,098 10/3/97
28 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $8,068,400 $4,087,361 5/4/90
29 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $7,494,300 $3,563,162 10/20/89
30 Windows MGM $6,606,700 $2,128,395 1/18/80
31 Malena Mira. $5,102,400 $3,448,233 12/22/00
32 State of Grace Orion $3,773,400 $1,911,542 9/14/90
33 Sahara (1984) MGM $3,486,500 $1,402,962 3/2/84
34 Everybody's Fine (1991) Mira. $3,461,900 $1,745,470 5/31/91
35 A Time of Destiny Col. $2,463,300 $1,212,487 4/22/88
36 Lolita (1998) Gold. $1,907,200 $1,071,255 7/24/98
37 Rampage Mira. $1,602,300 $796,368 10/30/92
38 Code Name: Wild Geese NW $1,350,400 $600,000 8/29/86
40 Especially on Sunday Mira. $892,800 $442,676 8/13/93
41 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriS $777,100 $345,280 2/14/86
42 The Star Maker Mira. $702,100 $371,674 3/8/96
43 A Pure Formality SPC $366,100 $190,749 5/26/95
44 The Legend of 1900 FL $275,200 $167,435 10/29/99
45 White Dog Par. $132,100 $46,509 11/12/82
46 Crossing the Line (1991) Mira. $117,500 $59,227 8/9/91
47 Vatel Mira. $76,200 $51,080 12/25/00
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,971,391,800
Average: $41,944,500


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
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: $647.5 million



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