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John Williams

1975-Present

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 54 1941 Uni. $31,755,742 - $2,701,898 325 12/14/79
2 38 A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $78,616,689 3,242 $29,352,630 3,242 6/29/01
3 53 The Accidental Tourist WB $32,632,093 954 $97,578 3 12/23/88
4 40 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $77,591,831 3,087 $9,720,993 3,087 12/21/11
5 51 Always Uni. $43,858,790 1,206 $3,713,480 1,016 12/22/89
6 50 Amistad DW $44,229,441 1,019 $4,573,523 322 12/10/97
7 62 Angela's Ashes Par. $13,042,112 614 $54,628 6 12/25/99
8 46 The BFG BV $55,483,770 3,392 $18,775,350 3,357 7/1/16
9 58 Black Sunday Par. $15,769,322 - n/a - 3/31/77
10 56 The Book Thief Fox $21,488,481 1,316 $105,005 4 11/8/13
11 42 Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $70,001,698 1,434 $172,021 5 12/22/89
12 24 Catch Me If You Can DW $164,615,351 3,225 $30,053,627 3,156 12/25/02
13 78 Cinderella Liberty Fox n/a - n/a - 12/18/73
14 25 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $135,189,114 650 $5,379,460 272 11/16/77
15 73 The Cowboys WB n/a - n/a - 1/13/72
16 72 Diamond Head Col. n/a - n/a - 1/30/63
17 57 Dracula (1979) Uni. $20,158,970 395 $3,141,281 395 7/20/79
18 4 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $435,110,554 1,778 $11,835,389 1,103 6/11/82
19 37 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 - n/a - 11/15/74
20 59 The Eiger Sanction Uni. $14,200,000 - n/a - 1975
21 55 Empire of the Sun WB $22,238,696 673 $1,314,509 225 12/11/87
22 11 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $290,475,067 1,278 $4,910,483 126 5/21/80
23 77 Family Plot Uni. n/a - n/a - 4/9/76
24 44 Far and Away Uni. $58,883,840 1,885 $10,194,520 1,583 5/22/92
25 65 Fiddler on the Roof UA $10,404,330 - n/a - 11/3/71
26 71 Fitzwilly UA n/a - n/a - 12/20/67
27 13 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $261,988,482 3,682 $88,357,488 3,682 11/15/02
28 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(main theme)
WB $290,013,036 3,858 $102,685,961 3,858 11/18/05
29 15 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $249,541,069 3,855 $93,687,367 3,855 6/4/04
30 7 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $317,575,550 3,672 $90,294,621 3,672 11/16/01
31 70 Heartbeeps Uni. $2,154,696 - $407,464 493 12/18/81
32 12 Home Alone Fox $285,761,243 2,173 $17,081,997 1,202 11/16/90
33 23 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $173,585,516 2,461 $31,126,882 2,222 11/20/92
34 28 Hook TriS $119,654,823 2,254 $13,522,535 2,197 12/11/91
35 8 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $317,101,119 4,264 $100,137,835 4,260 5/22/08
36 20 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $197,171,806 2,327 $29,355,021 2,327 5/24/89
37 22 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1,687 $25,337,110 1,687 5/23/84
38 14 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 675 $7,061,513 409 6/20/75
39 35 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 640 $9,866,023 640 6/16/78
40 41 JFK WB $70,405,498 1,395 $5,223,658 1,164 12/20/91
41 5 Jurassic Park Uni. $402,453,882 2,566 $47,026,828 2,404 6/11/93
42 21 Lincoln BV $182,207,973 2,293 $944,308 11 11/9/12
43 80 The Long Goodbye UA n/a - n/a - 3/7/73
44 18 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $229,086,679 3,565 $72,132,785 3,281 5/23/97
45 45 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $57,490,508 1,654 $682,504 8 12/9/05
46 27 Minority Report Fox $132,072,926 3,001 $35,677,125 3,001 6/21/02
47 79 The Missouri Breaks UA n/a - n/a - 5/19/76
48 63 Monsignor Fox $12,408,066 885 $3,631,834 857 10/22/82
49 49 Munich Uni. $47,403,685 1,498 $4,152,260 532 12/23/05
50 60 Nixon BV $13,681,765 977 $2,206,506 514 12/22/95
51 30 The Patriot Sony $113,330,342 3,061 $22,413,710 3,061 6/28/00
52 34 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 25 $264,850 25 12/13/72
53 33 Presumed Innocent WB $86,303,188 1,451 $11,718,981 1,349 7/27/90
54 16 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $248,159,971 1,078 $8,305,823 1,078 6/12/81
55 75 The Rare Breed Uni. n/a - n/a - 2/2/66
56 10 Return of the Jedi Fox $309,306,177 1,764 $23,019,618 1,002 5/25/83
57 64 The River Uni. $11,489,982 1,001 $30,027 3 12/21/84
58 61 Rosewood WB $13,130,349 991 $3,154,075 991 2/21/97
59 47 Sabrina Par. $53,672,080 1,976 $5,563,259 1,821 12/15/95
60 19 Saving Private Ryan DW $216,540,909 2,807 $30,576,104 2,463 7/24/98
61 31 Schindler's List Uni. $96,065,768 1,389 $656,636 25 12/15/93
62 52 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $37,957,682 2,103 $10,020,378 2,103 10/10/97
63 48 Sleepers WB $53,315,285 2,080 $12,305,745 1,915 10/18/96
64 66 Space Camp Fox $9,697,739 1,024 $2,918,072 979 6/6/86
65 68 Stanley & Iris MGM $5,820,015 907 $2,102,831 907 2/9/90
66 3 Star Wars Fox $460,998,007 1,750 $1,554,475 43 5/25/77
67 2 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $474,544,677 3,126 $64,820,970 2,970 5/19/99
68 9 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $310,676,740 3,161 $80,027,814 3,161 5/16/02
69 6 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $380,270,577 3,663 $108,435,841 3,661 5/19/05
70 1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $936,662,225 4,134 $247,966,675 4,134 12/18/15
71 32 Stepmom Sony $91,137,662 2,503 $19,142,440 2,358 12/25/98
72 67 The Sugarland Express Uni. $7,500,000 - n/a - 3/31/74
73 26 Superman WB $134,218,018 817 $7,465,343 508 12/15/78
74 - Superman Returns
(original themes)
WB $200,081,192 4,065 $52,535,096 4,065 6/28/06
75 39 The Terminal DW $77,872,883 2,914 $19,053,199 2,811 6/18/04
76 29 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 - n/a - 12/14/74
77 36 War Horse BV $79,884,879 2,856 $7,515,402 2,376 12/25/11
78 17 War of the Worlds Par. $234,280,354 3,910 $64,878,725 3,908 6/29/05
79 43 The Witches of Eastwick WB $63,766,510 1,337 $9,454,238 1,103 6/12/87
80 69 Yes, Giorgio MGM $2,279,543 424 $518,786 424 9/24/82
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (70): $10,018,238,788
Average: $143,117,697
Opening Gross Average (42): $36,416,643 (Wide Releases Only)




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease
Date
The Post 12/22/17
Star Wars: The Last Jedi 12/15/17

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Star Wars Fox $1,590,608,000 $460,998,007 5/25/77
2 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $1,266,759,200 $435,110,554 6/11/82
3 Jaws Uni. $1,143,743,800 $260,000,000 6/20/75
4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $965,467,800 $936,662,225 12/18/15
5 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $876,753,100 $290,475,067 5/21/80
6 Return of the Jedi Fox $839,950,500 $309,306,177 5/25/83
7 Jurassic Park Uni. $820,863,000 $402,453,882 6/11/93
8 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox $806,486,800 $474,544,677 5/19/99
9 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $790,544,200 $248,159,971 6/12/81
10 Home Alone Fox $604,866,400 $285,761,243 11/16/90
11 The Towering Inferno Fox $548,084,700 $116,000,000 12/14/74
12 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox $529,768,500 $380,270,577 5/19/05
13 Superman WB $512,208,100 $134,218,018 12/15/78
14 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $499,383,200 $135,189,114 11/16/77
15 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone WB $499,302,900 $317,575,550 11/16/01
16 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $490,274,500 $84,563,118 12/13/72
17 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $478,048,100 $179,870,271 5/23/84
18 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox $477,473,400 $310,676,740 5/16/02
19 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $445,695,900 $229,086,679 5/23/97
20 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $441,289,300 $197,171,806 5/24/89
21 Saving Private Ryan DW $408,521,400 $216,540,909 7/24/98
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire WB $403,415,200 $290,013,036 11/18/05
22 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets WB $401,098,800 $261,988,482 11/15/02
23 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Par. $394,389,000 $317,101,119 5/22/08
24 Earthquake Uni. $376,414,400 $79,666,653 11/15/74
25 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Fox $373,716,800 $173,585,516 11/20/92
26 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban WB $358,840,900 $249,541,069 6/4/04
27 War of the Worlds Par. $326,384,300 $234,280,354 6/29/05
28 Jaws 2 Uni. $310,038,200 $81,766,007 6/16/78
- Superman Returns WB $272,782,500 $200,081,192 6/28/06
29 Hook TriS $256,183,200 $119,654,823 12/11/91
30 Catch Me If You Can DW $244,826,300 $164,615,351 12/25/02
31 Schindler's List Uni. $205,325,100 $96,065,768 12/15/93
32 Lincoln BV $202,997,100 $182,207,973 11/9/12
33 Minority Report Fox $202,996,800 $132,072,926 6/21/02
34 The Patriot Sony $187,762,500 $113,330,342 6/28/00
35 Presumed Innocent WB $182,195,600 $86,303,188 7/27/90
36 Stepmom Sony $165,388,400 $91,137,662 12/25/98
37 JFK WB $151,186,800 $70,405,498 12/20/91
38 Born on the Fourth of July Uni. $147,843,000 $70,001,698 12/22/89
39 The Witches of Eastwick WB $145,635,500 $63,766,510 6/12/87
40 Far and Away Uni. $126,706,700 $58,883,840 5/22/92
41 A.I. Artificial Intelligence WB $124,036,600 $78,616,689 6/29/01
42 1941 Uni. $112,979,600 $31,755,742 12/14/79
43 The Terminal DW $111,981,500 $77,872,883 6/18/04
44 Sabrina Par. $109,112,100 $53,672,080 12/15/95
45 Sleepers WB $107,716,200 $53,315,285 10/18/96
46 Always Uni. $93,584,300 $43,858,790 12/22/89
47 War Horse BV $90,405,000 $79,884,879 12/25/11
48 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $87,953,800 $77,591,831 12/21/11
49 Amistad DW $84,737,500 $44,229,441 12/10/97
50 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $78,988,100 $57,490,508 12/9/05
51 Seven Years in Tibet Sony $73,847,900 $37,957,682 10/10/97
52 The Accidental Tourist WB $73,388,600 $32,632,093 12/23/88
53 Dracula (1979) Uni. $71,721,000 $20,158,970 7/20/79
54 Munich Uni. $64,911,500 $47,403,685 12/23/05
55 Black Sunday Par. $63,148,000 $15,769,322 3/31/77
56 The Eiger Sanction Uni. $61,856,600 $14,200,000 1975
57 The BFG BV $58,218,900 $55,483,770 7/1/16
58 Empire of the Sun WB $49,296,500 $22,238,696 12/11/87
59 Monsignor Fox $37,688,400 $12,408,066 10/22/82
61 The Sugarland Express Uni. $35,815,500 $7,500,000 3/31/74
62 The River Uni. $28,910,400 $11,489,982 12/21/84
63 Nixon BV $27,793,000 $13,681,765 12/22/95
64 Rosewood WB $25,545,500 $13,130,349 2/21/97
65 Space Camp Fox $23,342,500 $9,697,739 6/6/86
66 The Book Thief Fox $23,199,900 $21,488,481 11/8/13
67 Angela's Ashes Par. $21,620,400 $13,042,112 12/25/99
68 Stanley & Iris MGM $12,286,700 $5,820,015 2/9/90
69 Yes, Giorgio MGM $6,923,900 $2,279,543 9/24/82
70 Heartbeeps Uni. $6,921,400 $2,154,696 12/18/81
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $21,563,953,600
Average: $308,056,500


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Star Wars: The Force Awakens BV $2,068.2 $936.7 45.3% $1,131.6 54.7% 2015
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
The BFG BV $183.3 $55.5 30.3% $127.9 69.7% 2016
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: $20,840.2 million



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