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Robert Zemeckis


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 5 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Buena Vista $156,452,370 1,598 $11,226,239 1,045 6/24/88
2 7 A Christmas Carol (2009) Buena Vista $137,855,863 3,683 $30,051,075 3,683 11/6/09
3 15 Used Cars Columbia $11,715,321 - n/a - 7/18/80
4 6 What Lies Beneath DreamWorks $155,464,351 2,925 $29,702,959 2,813 7/21/00
5 2 Cast Away Fox $233,632,142 3,061 $28,883,406 2,774 12/22/00
6 13 Romancing the Stone Fox $76,572,238 1,110 $5,105,741 823 3/30/84
7 1 Forrest Gump Paramount $329,694,499 2,365 $24,450,602 1,595 7/6/94
8 10 Flight Paramount $93,772,375 2,638 $24,900,566 1,884 11/2/12
9 12 Beowulf Paramount $82,280,579 3,249 $27,515,871 3,153 11/16/07
10 3 Back to the Future Universal $210,609,762 1,550 $11,152,500 1,420 7/3/85
11 8 Back to the Future Part II Universal $118,450,002 2,107 $27,835,125 1,865 11/22/89
12 11 Back to the Future Part III Universal $87,727,583 2,070 $19,089,645 2,019 5/25/90
13 14 Death Becomes Her Universal $58,422,650 1,866 $12,110,355 1,409 7/31/92
14 16 I Wanna Hold Your Hand Universal $1,944,682 - n/a - 1/1/78
15 4 The Polar Express Warner Bros. $183,373,735 3,650 $23,323,463 3,650 11/10/04
16 9 Contact Warner Bros. $100,920,329 2,314 $20,584,908 1,923 7/11/97
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (16): $2,038,888,481
Average: $127,430,530
Opening Gross Average (14): $21,138,033 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Forrest Gump Par. $655,855,900 $329,694,499 7/6/94
2 Back to the Future Uni. $493,072,900 $210,609,762 7/3/85
3 Cast Away Fox $349,816,500 $233,632,142 12/22/00
4 Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV $317,853,400 $156,452,370 6/24/88
5 Back to the Future Part II Uni. $245,079,000 $118,450,002 11/22/89
6 The Polar Express WB $243,891,400 $183,373,735 11/10/04
7 What Lies Beneath DW $240,829,700 $155,464,351 7/21/00
8 Romancing the Stone Fox $190,291,100 $76,572,238 3/30/84
9 Contact WB $183,591,500 $100,920,329 7/11/97
10 Back to the Future Part III Uni. $173,173,800 $87,727,583 5/25/90
11 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $151,215,700 $137,855,863 11/6/09
12 Death Becomes Her Uni. $117,549,200 $58,422,650 7/31/92
13 Beowulf Par. $99,784,700 $82,280,579 11/16/07
14 Flight Par. $97,267,000 $93,772,375 11/2/12
15 Used Cars Col. $36,365,400 $11,715,321 7/18/80
16 I Wanna Hold Your Hand Uni. $6,939,400 $1,944,682 1/1/78
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $3,602,576,400
Average: $225,161,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Forrest Gump Par. $677.4 $329.7 48.7% $347.7 51.3% 1994
Cast Away Fox $429.6 $233.6 54.4% $196.0 45.6% 2000
Back to the Future Uni. $381.1 $210.6 55.3% $170.5 44.7% 1985
Back to the Future Part II Uni. $332.0 $118.5 35.7% $213.5 64.3% 1989
Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV $329.8 $156.5 47.4% $173.4 52.6% 1988
A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $325.3 $137.9 42.4% $187.4 57.6% 2009
What Lies Beneath DW $291.4 $155.5 53.3% $136.0 46.7% 2000
The Polar Express WB $286.9 $162.8 56.7% $124.1 43.3% 2004
Back to the Future Part III Uni. $244.5 $87.7 35.9% $156.8 64.1% 1990
Beowulf Par. $196.4 $82.3 41.9% $114.1 58.1% 2007
Contact WB $171.1 $100.9 59% $70.2 41% 1997
Flight Par. $161.8 $93.8 58% $68.0 42% 2012
Death Becomes Her Uni. $149.0 $58.4 39.2% $90.6 60.8% 1992
Romancing the Stone Fox $86.6 $76.6 88.4% $10.0 11.6% 1984
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $4,062.9 million




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