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John Williams

1975-Present

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 7 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $317,101,119 4,264 $100,137,835 4,260 5/22/08
2 - Superman Returns
(original themes)
WB $200,081,192 4,065 $52,535,096 4,065 6/28/06
3 16 War of the Worlds Par. $234,280,354 3,910 $64,878,725 3,908 6/29/05
4 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(main theme)
WB $290,013,036 3,858 $102,685,961 3,858 11/18/05
5 14 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $249,541,069 3,855 $93,687,367 3,855 6/4/04
6 12 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $261,988,482 3,682 $88,357,488 3,682 11/15/02
7 6 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $317,575,550 3,672 $90,294,621 3,672 11/16/01
8 5 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $380,270,577 3,663 $108,435,841 3,661 5/19/05
9 17 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $229,086,679 3,565 $72,132,785 3,281 5/23/97
10 36 A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $78,616,689 3,242 $29,352,630 3,242 6/29/01
11 8 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $310,676,740 3,161 $80,027,814 3,161 5/16/02
12 23 Catch Me If You Can DW $164,615,351 3,225 $30,053,627 3,156 12/25/02
13 38 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $77,591,831 3,087 $9,720,993 3,087 12/21/11
14 28 The Patriot Sony $113,330,342 3,061 $22,413,710 3,061 6/28/00
15 26 Minority Report Fox $132,072,926 3,001 $35,677,125 3,001 6/21/02
16 1 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $474,544,677 3,126 $64,820,970 2,970 5/19/99
17 37 The Terminal DW $77,872,883 2,914 $19,053,199 2,811 6/18/04
18 18 Saving Private Ryan DW $216,540,909 2,807 $30,576,104 2,463 7/24/98
19 4 Jurassic Park Uni. $402,453,882 2,566 $47,026,828 2,404 6/11/93
20 34 War Horse BV $79,884,879 2,856 $7,515,402 2,376 12/25/11
21 30 Stepmom Sony $91,137,662 2,503 $19,142,440 2,358 12/25/98
22 19 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $197,171,806 2,327 $29,355,021 2,327 5/24/89
23 22 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $173,585,516 2,461 $31,126,882 2,222 11/20/92
24 27 Hook TriS $119,654,823 2,254 $13,522,535 2,197 12/11/91
25 49 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $37,957,682 2,103 $10,020,378 2,103 10/10/97
26 45 Sleepers WB $53,315,285 2,080 $12,305,745 1,915 10/18/96
27 44 Sabrina Par. $53,672,080 1,976 $5,563,259 1,821 12/15/95
28 21 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1,687 $25,337,110 1,687 5/23/84
29 42 Far and Away Uni. $58,883,840 1,885 $10,194,520 1,583 5/22/92
30 31 Presumed Innocent WB $86,303,188 1,451 $11,718,981 1,349 7/27/90
31 11 Home Alone Fox $285,761,243 2,173 $17,081,997 1,202 11/16/90
32 39 JFK WB $70,405,498 1,395 $5,223,658 1,164 12/20/91
33 3 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $435,110,554 1,778 $11,835,389 1,103 6/11/82
34 41 The Witches of Eastwick WB $63,766,510 1,337 $9,454,238 1,103 6/12/87
35 15 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $248,159,971 1,078 $8,305,823 1,078 6/12/81
36 48 Always Uni. $43,858,790 1,206 $3,713,480 1,016 12/22/89
37 9 Return of the Jedi Fox $309,306,177 1,764 $23,019,618 1,002 5/25/83
38 57 Rosewood WB $13,130,349 991 $3,154,075 991 2/21/97
39 61 Space Camp Fox $9,697,739 1,024 $2,918,072 979 6/6/86
40 62 Stanley & Iris MGM $5,820,015 907 $2,102,831 907 2/9/90
41 59 Monsignor Fox $12,408,066 885 $3,631,834 857 10/22/82
42 33 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 640 $9,866,023 640 6/16/78
43 46 Munich Uni. $47,403,685 1,498 $4,152,260 532 12/23/05
44 56 Nixon BV $13,681,765 977 $2,206,506 514 12/22/95
45 24 Superman WB $134,218,018 817 $7,465,343 508 12/15/78
46 64 Heartbeeps Uni. $2,154,696 - $407,464 493 12/18/81
47 63 Yes, Giorgio MGM $2,279,543 424 $518,786 424 9/24/82
48 13 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 675 $7,061,513 409 6/20/75
49 54 Dracula (1979) Uni. $20,158,970 395 $3,141,281 395 7/20/79
50 51 1941 Uni. $31,755,742 - $2,701,898 325 12/14/79
51 47 Amistad DW $44,229,441 1,019 $4,573,523 322 12/10/97
52 25 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 650 $5,379,460 272 11/16/77
53 52 Empire of the Sun WB $22,238,696 673 $1,314,509 225 12/11/87
54 10 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $290,475,067 1,278 $4,910,483 126 5/21/80
55 2 Star Wars Fox $460,998,007 1,750 $1,554,475 43 5/25/77
56 29 Schindler's List Uni. $96,065,768 1,389 $656,636 25 12/15/93
57 32 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 25 $264,850 25 12/13/72
58 20 Lincoln BV $182,207,973 2,293 $944,308 11 11/9/12
59 43 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $57,490,508 1,654 $682,504 8 12/9/05
60 58 Angela's Ashes Par. $13,042,112 614 $54,628 6 12/25/99
61 40 Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $70,001,698 1,434 $172,021 5 12/22/89
62 53 The Book Thief Fox $21,488,481 1,316 $105,005 4 11/8/13
63 50 The Accidental Tourist WB $32,632,093 954 $97,578 3 12/23/88
64 60 The River Uni. $11,489,982 1,001 $30,027 3 12/21/84
65 35 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 - n/a - 11/15/74
66 55 Black Sunday Par. $15,769,322 - n/a - 3/31/77
67 65 The Cowboys WB n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
68 67 The Rare Breed Uni. n/a - n/a - 2/2/66
69 69 Cinderella Liberty Fox n/a - n/a - 12/18/73
70 66 Fitzwilly UA n/a - n/a - 12/20/67
71 68 Diamond Head Col. n/a - n/a - 1/30/63
72 70 Family Plot Uni. n/a - n/a - 4/9/76
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (64): $8,874,887,984
Average: $138,670,125
Opening Gross Average (40): $31,568,924 (Wide Releases Only)




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease
Date
Star Wars: Episode VII 12/18/15

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Star Wars Fox $1,446,331,100 $460,998,007 5/25/77
2 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $1,151,857,200 $435,110,554 6/11/82
3 Jaws Uni. $1,040,000,000 $260,000,000 6/20/75
4 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $797,226,800 $290,475,067 5/21/80
5 Return of the Jedi Fox $763,762,400 $309,306,177 5/25/83
6 Jurassic Park Uni. $746,406,300 $402,453,882 6/11/93
7 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $733,334,000 $474,544,677 5/19/99
8 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $718,837,500 $248,159,971 6/12/81
9 Home Alone Fox $550,001,700 $285,761,243 11/16/90
10 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $481,715,600 $380,270,577 5/19/05
11 Superman WB $465,748,000 $134,218,018 12/15/78
12 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $454,013,400 $317,575,550 11/16/01
13 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $451,273,400 $132,088,635 11/16/77
14 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $445,803,900 $84,563,118 12/13/72
15 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $434,686,500 $179,870,271 5/23/84
16 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $434,164,000 $310,676,740 5/16/02
17 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $405,268,800 $229,086,679 5/23/97
18 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $401,261,900 $197,171,806 5/24/89
19 Saving Private Ryan DW $371,466,200 $216,540,909 7/24/98
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $366,823,200 $290,013,036 11/18/05
20 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $364,716,900 $261,988,482 11/15/02
21 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $358,615,800 $317,101,119 5/22/08
22 Earthquake Uni. $342,271,500 $79,666,653 11/15/74
23 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $339,818,700 $173,585,516 11/20/92
24 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $326,292,000 $249,541,069 6/4/04
25 War of the Worlds Par. $296,779,500 $234,280,354 6/29/05
26 Jaws 2 Uni. $281,916,100 $81,766,007 6/16/78
- Superman Returns WB $248,039,600 $200,081,192 6/28/06
27 Hook TriS $232,946,000 $119,654,823 12/11/91
28 Catch Me If You Can DW $222,619,200 $164,615,351 12/25/02
29 Schindler's List Uni. $186,701,000 $96,065,768 12/15/93
30 Lincoln BV $184,598,400 $182,207,973 11/9/12
31 Minority Report Fox $184,583,800 $132,072,926 6/21/02
32 The Patriot Sony $170,731,400 $113,330,342 6/28/00
33 Presumed Innocent WB $165,669,500 $86,303,188 7/27/90
34 Stepmom Sony $150,386,800 $91,137,662 12/25/98
35 JFK WB $137,473,300 $70,405,498 12/20/91
36 Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $134,432,800 $70,001,698 12/22/89
37 The Witches of Eastwick WB $132,425,600 $63,766,510 6/12/87
38 Far and Away Uni. $115,213,700 $58,883,840 5/22/92
39 A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $112,785,800 $78,616,689 6/29/01
40 1941 Uni. $102,731,700 $31,755,742 12/14/79
41 The Terminal DW $101,824,100 $77,872,883 6/18/04
42 Sabrina Par. $99,215,000 $53,672,080 12/15/95
43 Sleepers WB $97,945,700 $53,315,285 10/18/96
44 Always Uni. $85,095,700 $43,858,790 12/22/89
45 War Horse BV $82,204,800 $79,884,879 12/25/11
46 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $79,975,900 $77,591,831 12/21/11
47 Amistad DW $77,051,300 $44,229,441 12/10/97
48 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $71,823,500 $57,490,508 12/9/05
49 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $67,149,500 $37,957,682 10/10/97
50 The Accidental Tourist WB $66,731,900 $32,632,093 12/23/88
51 Dracula (1979) Uni. $65,215,500 $20,158,970 7/20/79
52 Munich Uni. $59,023,600 $47,403,685 12/23/05
53 Black Sunday Par. $57,420,100 $15,769,322 3/31/77
54 Empire of the Sun WB $44,825,000 $22,238,696 12/11/87
55 Monsignor Fox $34,269,900 $12,408,066 10/22/82
56 The River Uni. $26,288,100 $11,489,982 12/21/84
57 Nixon BV $25,272,100 $13,681,765 12/22/95
58 Rosewood WB $23,228,400 $13,130,349 2/21/97
59 Space Camp Fox $21,225,200 $9,697,739 6/6/86
60 The Book Thief Fox $21,095,500 $21,488,481 11/8/13
61 Angela's Ashes Par. $19,659,300 $13,042,112 12/25/99
62 Stanley & Iris MGM $11,172,200 $5,820,015 2/9/90
63 Yes, Giorgio MGM $6,295,900 $2,279,543 9/24/82
64 Heartbeeps Uni. $6,293,600 $2,154,696 12/18/81
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $18,087,170,200
Average: $282,612,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Jurassic Park Uni. $983.8 $357.1 36.3% $626.7 63.7% 1993
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $983.6 $431.1 43.8% $552.5 56.2% 1999
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $974.8 $317.6 32.6% $657.2 67.4% 2001
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $896.9 $290.0 32.3% $606.9 67.7% 2005
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $879.0 $262.0 29.8% $617.0 70.2% 2002
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $848.8 $380.3 44.8% $468.5 55.2% 2005
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $796.7 $249.5 31.3% $547.1 68.7% 2004
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $786.6 $317.1 40.3% $469.5 59.7% 2008
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $717.0 $359.2 50.1% $357.8 49.9% 1982
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $640.9 $302.2 47.2% $338.7 52.8% 2002
Star Wars Fox $621.7 $307.3 49.4% $314.4 50.6% 1977
The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $618.6 $229.1 37% $389.6 63% 1997
War of the Worlds Par. $591.7 $234.3 39.6% $357.5 60.4% 2005
Saving Private Ryan DW $481.8 $216.5 44.9% $265.3 55.1% 1998
Home Alone Fox $476.7 $285.8 59.9% $190.9 40.1% 1990
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $474.2 $197.2 41.6% $277.0 58.4% 1989
Jaws Uni. $470.7 $260.0 55.2% $210.7 44.8% 1975
The Empire Strikes Back Fox $457.3 $209.4 45.8% $247.9 54.2% 1980
Return of the Jedi Fox $418.4 $252.6 60.4% $165.8 39.6% 1983
Superman Returns WB $391.1 $200.1 51.2% $191.0 48.8% 2006
The Adventures of Tintin Par. $374.0 $77.6 20.7% $296.4 79.3% 2011
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $359.0 $173.6 48.4% $185.4 51.6% 1992
Minority Report Fox $358.4 $132.1 36.9% $226.3 63.1% 2002
Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $354.0 $212.2 60% $141.8 40% 1981
Catch Me If You Can DW $352.1 $164.6 46.8% $187.5 53.2% 2002
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $333.1 $179.9 54% $153.2 46% 1984
Schindler's List Uni. $321.3 $96.1 29.9% $225.2 70.1% 1993
Hook TriS $300.9 $119.7 39.8% $181.2 60.2% 1991
Superman WB $300.2 $134.2 44.7% $166.0 55.3% 1978
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $288.1 $116.4 40.4% $171.7 59.6% 1977
Lincoln BV $275.3 $182.2 66.2% $93.1 33.8% 2012
A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $235.9 $78.6 33.3% $157.3 66.7% 2001
Presumed Innocent WB $221.3 $86.3 39% $135.0 61% 1990
The Terminal DW $219.4 $77.9 35.5% $141.5 64.5% 2004
The Patriot Sony $215.3 $113.3 52.6% $102.0 47.4% 2000
JFK WB $205.4 $70.4 34.3% $135.0 65.7% 1991
Jaws 2 Uni. $183.9 $77.7 42.3% $106.1 57.7% 1978
War Horse BV $177.6 $79.9 45% $97.7 55% 2011
Sleepers WB $165.6 $53.3 32.2% $112.3 67.8% 1996
Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $162.2 $57.5 35.4% $104.8 64.6% 2005
Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $161.0 $70.0 43.5% $91.0 56.5% 1989
Stepmom Sony $159.7 $91.1 57.1% $68.6 42.9% 1998
Far and Away Uni. $137.8 $58.9 42.7% $78.9 57.3% 1992
Seven Years in Tibet Sony $131.5 $38.0 28.9% $93.5 71.1% 1997
Munich Uni. $130.4 $47.4 36.4% $83.0 63.6% 2005
1941 Uni. $92.5 $31.8 34.3% $60.7 65.7% 1979
The Book Thief Fox $76.6 $21.5 28.1% $55.1 71.9% 2013
Always Uni. $74.1 $43.9 59.2% $30.3 40.8% 1989
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $18,588.6 million



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