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RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Inside Man Uni. $88,513,495 2,867 $28,954,945 2,818 3/24/06
2 Malcolm X WB $48,169,910 1,249 $9,871,125 1,124 11/20/92
3 The Original Kings of Comedy Par. $38,182,790 1,082 $11,053,832 847 8/18/00
4 Jungle Fever Uni. $32,482,682 844 $5,332,860 636 6/7/91
5 Do the Right Thing Uni. $27,545,445 534 $3,563,535 353 6/30/89
6 He Got Game BV $21,567,853 1,414 $7,610,663 1,319 5/1/98
7 Summer of Sam BV $19,288,130 1,536 $5,952,452 1,536 7/2/99
8 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $16,153,593 572 $4,387,360 544 8/3/90
9 School Daze Col. $14,545,844 224 $1,802,656 220 2/12/88
10 Crooklyn Uni. $13,642,861 1,035 $4,209,475 1,033 5/13/94
11 25th Hour BV $13,084,595 495 $108,865 5 12/19/02
12 Clockers Uni. $13,071,518 1,234 $4,463,560 1,208 9/15/95
13 Miracle at St. Anna BV $7,919,117 1,185 $3,477,996 1,185 9/26/08
14 She's Gotta Have It Isld $7,137,502 1 $28,473 1 8/8/86
15 Get on the Bus Sony $5,754,249 1,207 $2,156,409 1,207 10/18/96
16 Girl 6 FoxS $4,939,939 1,077 $2,485,764 1,077 3/22/96
17 Bamboozled NL $2,274,979 243 $190,720 17 10/6/00
18 Oldboy (2013) FD $2,193,658 583 $885,382 583 11/27/13
19 She Hate Me SPC $366,037 28 $55,016 11 7/28/04
20 Red Hook Summer Vari. $338,803 41 $40,070 4 8/10/12
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (20): $377,173,000
Average: $18,858,650
Opening Gross Average (11): $7,779,007 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Inside Man Uni. $109,729,700 $88,513,495 3/24/06
2 Malcolm X WB $94,276,300 $48,169,910 11/20/92
3 Jungle Fever Uni. $62,650,700 $32,482,682 6/7/91
4 The Original Kings of Comedy Par. $57,522,100 $38,182,790 8/18/00
5 Do the Right Thing Uni. $56,339,800 $27,545,445 6/30/89
6 He Got Game BV $37,341,400 $21,567,853 5/1/98
7 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $31,008,800 $16,153,593 8/3/90
8 Summer of Sam BV $30,830,600 $19,288,130 7/2/99
9 School Daze Col. $28,737,800 $14,545,844 2/12/88
10 Crooklyn Uni. $26,502,400 $13,642,861 5/13/94
11 Clockers Uni. $24,400,200 $13,071,518 9/15/95
12 25th Hour BV $17,632,000 $13,084,595 12/19/02
13 She's Gotta Have It Isld $15,621,700 $7,137,502 8/8/86
14 Get on the Bus Sony $10,571,200 $5,754,249 10/18/96
15 Girl 6 FoxS $9,075,200 $4,939,939 3/22/96
16 Miracle at St. Anna BV $8,955,900 $7,919,117 9/26/08
17 Bamboozled NL $3,427,200 $2,274,979 10/6/00
18 Oldboy (2013) FD $2,133,700 $2,193,658 11/27/13
19 She Hate Me SPC $478,600 $366,037 7/28/04
20 Red Hook Summer Vari. $353,200 $338,803 8/10/12
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $627,588,400
Average: $31,379,400


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Inside Man Uni. $184.4 $88.5 48% $95.9 52% 2006
Jungle Fever Uni. $43.9 $32.5 74% $11.4 26% 1991
Do the Right Thing Uni. $37.3 $27.5 73.9% $9.8 26.1% 1989
25th Hour BV $23.9 $13.1 54.7% $10.8 45.3% 2002
Miracle at St. Anna BV $9.3 $7.9 84.9% $1.4 15.1% 2008
Oldboy (2013) FD $4.9 $2.2 45.1% $2.7 54.9% 2013
Bamboozled NL $2.5 $2.3 92.3% $189k 7.7% 2000
She Hate Me SPC $1.5 $366k 24% $1.2 76% 2004
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $307.7 million




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