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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 10 Piranha 2: The Spawning N/A n/a - n/a - 11/5/82
2 9 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $8,968,684 27 $479,368 27 1/28/05
3 8 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $17,040,871 97 $1,408,474 97 4/11/03
4 7 The Terminator Orion $38,371,200 1,112 $4,020,663 1,005 10/26/84
5 6 The Abyss Fox $54,461,047 1,538 $9,319,797 1,533 8/11/89
6 5 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1,454 $10,052,042 1,437 7/18/86
7 4 True Lies Fox $146,282,411 2,561 $25,869,770 2,368 7/15/94
8 2 Titanic Par. $658,672,302 3,265 $28,638,131 2,674 12/19/97
9 3 Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriS $204,843,345 2,495 $31,765,506 2,274 7/3/91
10 1 Avatar Fox $760,507,625 3,461 $77,025,481 3,452 12/18/09
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (9): $1,974,307,733
Average: $219,367,526
Opening Gross Average (7): $26,670,199 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Titanic Par. $1,100,052,700 $658,672,302 12/19/97
2 Avatar Fox $789,712,800 $760,507,625 12/18/09
3 Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriS $395,089,800 $204,843,345 7/3/91
4 True Lies Fox $284,165,800 $146,282,411 7/15/94
5 Aliens Fox $186,388,500 $85,160,248 7/18/86
6 The Abyss Fox $111,371,300 $54,461,047 8/11/89
7 The Terminator Orion $92,165,600 $38,371,200 10/26/84
8 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $22,858,300 $17,040,871 4/11/03
9 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $11,308,300 $8,968,684 1/28/05
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,993,113,100
Average: $332,568,100


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
RankTitle (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
1 Avatar Fox $2,777.2 $749.8 27% $2,027.5 73% 2009
2 Titanic Par. $2,128.9 $600.8 28.2% $1,528.1 71.8% 1997
3 Terminator 2: Judgment Day TriS $519.8 $204.8 39.4% $315.0 60.6% 1991
4 True Lies Fox $378.9 $146.3 38.6% $232.6 61.4% 1994
5 Aliens Fox $131.1 $85.2 65% $45.9 35% 1986
6 The Abyss Fox $89.8 $54.2 60.4% $35.5 39.6% 1989
7 The Terminator Orion $78.4 $38.4 49% $40.0 51% 1984
8 Ghosts of the Abyss (IMAX & 35mm) BV $22.1 $17.0 77% $5.1 23% 2003
9 Aliens of the Deep (IMAX) BV $12.8 $9.0 70.2% $3.8 29.8% 2005
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $6,138.9 million




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