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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 6 He Got Game Buena Vista $21,567,853 1,414 $7,610,663 1,319 5/1/98
2 7 Summer of Sam Buena Vista $19,288,130 1,536 $5,952,452 1,536 7/2/99
3 11 25th Hour Buena Vista $13,084,595 495 $108,865 5 12/19/02
4 13 Miracle at St. Anna Buena Vista $7,919,117 1,185 $3,477,996 1,185 9/26/08
5 9 School Daze Columbia $14,545,844 224 $1,802,656 220 2/12/88
6 19 Oldboy (2013) FilmDistrict $2,193,658 583 $885,382 583 11/27/13
7 16 Girl 6 Fox Searchlight $4,939,939 1,077 $2,485,764 1,077 3/22/96
8 14 She's Gotta Have It Island Pictures $7,137,502 1 $28,473 1 8/8/86
9 18 Bamboozled New Line $2,274,979 243 $190,720 17 10/6/00
10 3 The Original Kings of Comedy Paramount $38,182,790 1,082 $11,053,832 847 8/18/00
11 17 Chi-Raq Roadside Attractions $2,653,032 305 $1,198,453 305 12/4/15
12 15 Get on the Bus Sony / Columbia $5,754,249 1,207 $2,156,409 1,207 10/18/96
13 20 She Hate Me Sony Classics $366,037 28 $55,016 11 7/28/04
14 1 Inside Man Universal $88,513,495 2,867 $28,954,945 2,818 3/24/06
15 4 Jungle Fever Universal $32,482,682 844 $5,332,860 636 6/7/91
16 5 Do the Right Thing Universal $27,545,445 534 $3,563,535 353 6/30/89
17 8 Mo' Better Blues Universal $16,153,593 572 $4,387,360 544 8/3/90
18 10 Crooklyn Universal $13,642,861 1,035 $4,209,475 1,033 5/13/94
19 12 Clockers Universal $13,071,518 1,234 $4,463,560 1,208 9/15/95
20 21 Red Hook Summer Variance Films $338,803 41 $40,070 4 8/10/12
21 2 Malcolm X Warner Bros. $48,169,910 1,249 $9,871,125 1,124 11/20/92
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (21): $379,826,032
Average: $18,086,954
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. $115,945,900 $88,513,495 3/24/06
2 Malcolm X WB $99,617,100 $48,169,910 11/20/92
3 Jungle Fever Uni. $66,199,900 $32,482,682 6/7/91
4 The Original Kings of Comedy Par. $60,780,800 $38,182,790 8/18/00
5 Do the Right Thing Uni. $59,531,500 $27,545,445 6/30/89
6 He Got Game BV $39,456,800 $21,567,853 5/1/98
7 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $32,765,400 $16,153,593 8/3/90
8 Summer of Sam BV $32,577,200 $19,288,130 7/2/99
9 School Daze Col. $30,365,800 $14,545,844 2/12/88
10 Crooklyn Uni. $28,003,800 $13,642,861 5/13/94
11 Clockers Uni. $25,782,400 $13,071,518 9/15/95
12 25th Hour BV $18,630,800 $13,084,595 12/19/02
13 She's Gotta Have It Isld $16,506,700 $7,137,502 8/8/86
14 Get on the Bus Sony $11,170,000 $5,754,249 10/18/96
15 Girl 6 FoxS $9,589,300 $4,939,939 3/22/96
16 Miracle at St. Anna BV $9,463,200 $7,919,117 9/26/08
17 Bamboozled NL $3,621,400 $2,274,979 10/6/00
18 Chi-Raq RAtt. $2,616,400 $2,653,032 12/4/15
19 Oldboy (2013) FD $2,254,600 $2,193,658 11/27/13
20 She Hate Me SPC $505,700 $366,037 7/28/04
21 Red Hook Summer Vari. $373,200 $338,803 8/10/12
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $665,757,800
Average: $31,702,800


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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