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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 Blue Velvet DEG $8,551,228 188 $789,409 98 9/19/86
2 1 Dune Uni. $30,925,690 975 $6,025,091 915 12/14/84
3 2 The Elephant Man Par. $26,010,864 - n/a - 10/3/80
4 8 Inland Empire 518 $861,355 15 $27,508 2 12/6/06
5 7 Lost Highway Oct. $3,675,201 337 $212,710 12 2/21/97
6 5 Mulholland Drive Uni. $7,220,243 247 $587,591 66 10/8/01
7 6 The Straight Story BV $6,203,044 186 $92,312 7 10/15/99
8 3 Wild at Heart Gold. $14,560,247 625 $2,913,764 532 8/17/90
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (8): $98,007,872
Average: $12,250,984
Opening Gross Average (1): $6,025,091 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Elephant Man Par. $78,516,100 $26,010,864 10/3/80
2 Dune Uni. $72,772,000 $30,925,690 12/14/84
3 Wild at Heart Gold. $27,950,200 $14,560,247 8/17/90
4 Blue Velvet DEG $18,715,900 $8,551,228 9/19/86
5 Mulholland Drive Uni. $10,295,100 $7,220,243 10/8/01
6 The Straight Story BV $9,730,100 $6,203,044 10/15/99
7 Lost Highway Oct. $6,501,700 $3,675,201 2/21/97
8 Inland Empire 518 $1,019,900 $861,355 12/6/06
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $225,500,800
Average: $28,187,600


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Mulholland Drive Uni. $20.1 $7.2 35.9% $12.9 64.1% 2001
The Straight Story BV $6.2 $6.2 100% n/a 0% 1999
Inland Empire 518 $4.0 $861k 21.3% $3.2 78.7% 2006
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $30.4 million




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