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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 52 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 13 Casualties of War Columbia $18,671,317 1,487 $5,201,261 1,487 8/18/89
6 36 A Time of Destiny Columbia $1,212,487 220 $509,397 216 4/22/88
7 45 The Legend of 1900 Fine Line $167,435 58 $39,200 5 10/29/99
8 11 La Cage aux Folles MGM $20,424,259 - $18,709 5 3/30/79
9 24 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $6,950,125 - n/a - 2/15/81
10 25 Red Sonja MGM $6,948,633 1,091 $2,263,553 1,091 7/5/85
11 32 Windows MGM $2,128,395 - $311,796 46 1/18/80
12 35 Sahara (1984) MGM $1,402,962 344 $550,848 344 3/2/84
13 22 Cinema Paradiso Miramax $12,397,210 124 $16,552 1 2/2/90
14 28 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Miramax $4,087,361 82 $65,299 2 5/4/90
15 30 Malena Miramax $3,448,233 117 $62,282 33 12/22/00
16 34 Everybody's Fine (1991) Miramax $1,745,470 48 $18,367 1 5/31/91
17 39 Rampage Miramax $796,368 172 $322,500 172 10/30/92
18 41 Especially on Sunday Miramax $442,676 15 $51,479 5 8/13/93
19 42 The Star Maker Miramax $371,674 29 $40,915 11 3/8/96
20 46 Crossing the Line (1991) Miramax $59,227 2 $5,248 2 8/9/91
21 47 Vatel Miramax $51,080 2 $16,032 2 12/25/00
22 40 Code Name: Wild Geese New World $600,000 - n/a - 8/29/86
23 33 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 19 Orca Paramount $14,717,854 - n/a - 7/13/77
26 23 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline Paramount $8,218,695 - n/a - 6/29/79
27 29 Fat Man and Little Boy Paramount $3,563,162 843 $1,476,994 843 10/20/89
28 31 Days of Heaven Paramount $3,446,749 - n/a - 9/13/78
29 48 White Dog Paramount $46,509 - n/a - 11/12/82
30 50 1900 Paramount n/a - n/a - 10/7/77
31 38 The Battle of Algiers Rizzoli $822,941 - n/a - 9/20/67
32 37 Lolita (1998) Samuel Goldwyn $1,071,255 1 $19,492 1 7/24/98
33 26 U-Turn Sony / Columbia $6,682,098 1,311 $2,730,440 1,230 10/3/97
34 44 A Pure Formality Sony Classics $190,749 11 $35,639 7 5/26/95
35 7 Bugsy TriStar $49,114,016 1,253 $140,358 4 12/13/91
36 20 City of Joy TriStar $14,683,921 919 $3,405,890 842 4/17/92
37 43 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriStar $345,280 49 $196,894 49 2/14/86
38 9 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly United Artists $25,100,000 - n/a - 12/29/67
39 18 For a Few Dollars More United Artists $15,000,000 - n/a - 5/10/67
40 21 A Fistful of Dollars United Artists $14,500,000 - n/a - 1/18/67
41 49 The Hills Run Red United Artists n/a - n/a - 11/10/67
42 51 Duck, You Sucker United Artists n/a - n/a - 6/30/72
43 12 The Thing (1982) Universal $19,629,760 910 $3,107,897 840 6/25/82
44 17 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 8 Exorcist II: The Heretic Warner Bros. $30,749,142 703 $6,735,000 703 6/17/77
47 10 Hamlet (1990) Warner Bros. $20,710,451 624 $116,975 4 12/22/90
48 14 Love Affair Warner Bros. $18,272,894 1,585 $5,438,758 1,585 10/21/94
49 15 Frantic Warner Bros. $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 2/26/88
50 16 The Mission Warner Bros. $17,218,023 730 $40,366 1 10/31/86
51 27 Once Upon a Time in America Warner Bros. $5,321,508 894 $2,412,014 894 6/1/84
52 6 The Hateful Eight Weinstein Company $54,117,416 2,938 $4,610,676 100 12/25/15
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. $212,043,800 $102,314,823 7/9/93
2 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly UA $179,465,000 $25,100,000 12/29/67
3 The Untouchables Par. $167,365,900 $76,270,454 6/5/87
4 Disclosure WB $166,944,300 $83,015,089 12/9/94
5 Wolf Col. $133,426,400 $65,002,597 6/17/94
6 Exorcist II: The Heretic WB $118,308,400 $30,749,142 6/17/77
7 For a Few Dollars More UA $107,250,000 $15,000,000 5/10/67
8 A Fistful of Dollars UA $103,675,000 $14,500,000 1/18/67
9 Bugsy TriS $101,275,300 $49,114,016 12/13/91
10 Mission to Mars BV $96,916,400 $60,883,407 3/10/00
11 La Cage aux Folles MGM $69,816,800 $20,424,259 3/30/79
12 The Thing (1982) Uni. $57,286,800 $19,629,760 6/25/82
13 Orca Par. $56,627,400 $14,717,854 7/13/77
14 The Hateful Eight Wein. $53,933,400 $54,117,416 12/25/15
15 The Island (1980) Uni. $50,130,300 $15,716,828 6/13/80
16 Hamlet (1990) WB $42,206,000 $20,710,451 12/22/90
17 Casualties of War Col. $40,352,600 $18,671,317 8/18/89
18 The Mission WB $37,941,800 $17,218,023 10/31/86
19 Love Affair WB $37,507,500 $18,272,894 10/21/94
20 Frantic WB $36,820,800 $17,637,950 2/26/88
21 City of Joy TriS $30,358,600 $14,683,921 4/17/92
22 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline Par. $28,094,200 $8,218,695 6/29/79
23 Cinema Paradiso Mira. $24,921,700 $12,397,210 2/2/90
24 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $21,450,400 $6,950,125 2/15/81
25 Red Sonja MGM $16,794,200 $6,948,633 7/5/85
26 Once Upon a Time in America WB $13,588,800 $5,321,508 6/1/84
27 Days of Heaven Par. $12,638,100 $3,446,749 9/13/78
28 U-Turn Sony $12,490,700 $6,682,098 10/3/97
29 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $8,290,700 $4,087,361 5/4/90
30 Fat Man and Little Boy Par. $7,700,700 $3,563,162 10/20/89
31 Windows MGM $6,788,700 $2,128,395 1/18/80
32 Malena Mira. $5,243,000 $3,448,233 12/22/00
33 State of Grace Orion $3,877,300 $1,911,542 9/14/90
34 Sahara (1984) MGM $3,582,600 $1,402,962 3/2/84
35 Everybody's Fine (1991) Mira. $3,557,300 $1,745,470 5/31/91
36 A Time of Destiny Col. $2,531,200 $1,212,487 4/22/88
37 Lolita (1998) Gold. $1,959,800 $1,071,255 7/24/98
38 Rampage Mira. $1,646,500 $796,368 10/30/92
39 Code Name: Wild Geese NW $1,387,600 $600,000 8/29/86
41 Especially on Sunday Mira. $917,400 $442,676 8/13/93
42 La Cage aux Folles 3 TriS $798,500 $345,280 2/14/86
43 The Star Maker Mira. $721,500 $371,674 3/8/96
44 A Pure Formality SPC $376,200 $190,749 5/26/95
45 The Legend of 1900 FL $282,800 $167,435 10/29/99
46 White Dog Par. $135,700 $46,509 11/12/82
47 Crossing the Line (1991) Mira. $120,700 $59,227 8/9/91
48 Vatel Mira. $78,300 $51,080 12/25/00
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,079,627,100
Average: $43,325,600


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. $155.7 $54.1 34.8% $101.6 65.2% 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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