All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Dec. 22, 1987

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500

Data as of: or ( / / )
RowRankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 10 The Exorcist Warner Bros. $193,000,000 1973^
2 20 Gremlins Warner Bros. $153,083,102 1984^
3 25 Superman Warner Bros. $134,218,018 1978
4 32 Blazing Saddles Warner Bros. $119,500,000 1974^
5 45 Superman II Warner Bros. $108,185,706 1981
6 54 The Color Purple Warner Bros. $98,467,863 1985^
7 56 Arthur Warner Bros. $95,461,682 1981
8 67 Every Which Way But Loose Warner Bros. $85,196,485 1978
9 77 Police Academy Warner Bros. $81,198,894 1984
10 86 Hooper Warner Bros. $78,000,000 1978
11 93 10 Warner Bros. $74,865,517 1979
12 97 My Fair Lady Warner Bros. $72,000,000 1964
13 99 Any Which Way You Can Warner Bros. $70,687,344 1980
14 100 All the President's Men Warner Bros. $70,600,000 1976
15 103 Private Benjamin Warner Bros. $69,847,348 1980
16 107 Purple Rain Warner Bros. $68,392,977 1984^
17 109 Sudden Impact Warner Bros. $67,642,693 1983
18 113 What's Up, Doc? Warner Bros. $66,000,000 1972
19 117 Lethal Weapon Warner Bros. $65,207,127 1987
20 121 The Witches of Eastwick Warner Bros. $63,766,510 1987
21 123 Risky Business Warner Bros. $63,541,777 1983
22 128 National Lampoon's Vacation Warner Bros. $61,399,552 1983
23 129 The Goonies Warner Bros. $61,389,680 1985^
24 131 Spies Like Us Warner Bros. $60,088,980 1985
25 132 Superman III Warner Bros. $59,950,623 1983
26 144 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Warner Bros. $55,600,000 1985
27 145 Never Say Never Again Warner Bros. $55,432,841 1983
28 173 Dog Day Afternoon Warner Bros. $50,000,000 1975
29 178 European Vacation Warner Bros. $49,364,621 1985
30 179 Cobra Warner Bros. $49,042,224 1986
31 182 Tightrope Warner Bros. $48,143,579 1984
32 192 Firefox Warner Bros. $46,708,276 1982
33 193 Full Metal Jacket Warner Bros. $46,357,676 1987
34 195 The Enforcer Warner Bros. $46,236,000 1976
35 197 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Warner Bros. $45,858,563 1984
36 208 The Shining Warner Bros. $44,017,374 1980^
37 213 Police Academy 3: Back in Training Warner Bros. $43,579,163 1986
38 218 The Main Event Warner Bros. $42,800,000 1979
39 219 Heartbreak Ridge Warner Bros. $42,724,017 1986
40 226 Oh, God! Warner Bros. $41,687,243 1977
41 228 Pale Rider Warner Bros. $41,410,568 1985
42 233 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Warner Bros. $40,940,662 1985
43 249 Caddyshack Warner Bros. $39,846,344 1980
44 250 Magnum Force Warner Bros. $39,768,000 1973
45 258 Little Shop of Horrors Warner Bros. $38,748,395 1986^
46 265 City Heat Warner Bros. $38,348,988 1984
47 277 Best Friends Warner Bros. $36,821,203 1982
48 283 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Warner Bros. $36,230,219 1985
49 288 Dirty Harry Warner Bros. $35,976,000 1971
50 294 Sharky's Machine Warner Bros. $35,610,100 1981
51 299 Excalibur Warner Bros. $34,967,437 1981
52 302 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $34,700,291 1984
53 319 The Lost Boys Warner Bros. $32,222,567 1987
54 325 The Outlaw Josey Wales Warner Bros. $31,800,000 1976
55 339 Exorcist II: The Heretic Warner Bros. $30,749,142 1977
56 354 The World According to Garp Warner Bros. $29,712,172 1982
57 356 Twilight Zone: The Movie Warner Bros. $29,450,919 1983
58 367 High Road to China Warner Bros. $28,445,927 1983
59 369 Cannonball Run II Warner Bros. $28,078,073 1984
60 370 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Warner Bros. $28,061,343 1987
61 376 Blade Runner Warner Bros. $27,580,111 1982^
62 388 Going in Style Warner Bros. $26,869,286 1979
63 390 A Clockwork Orange Warner Bros. $26,589,355 1972
64 392 The Gauntlet Warner Bros. $26,414,658 1977
65 393 Wildcats Warner Bros. $26,285,544 1986
66 395 Protocol Warner Bros. $26,186,631 1984
67 404 Innerspace Warner Bros. $25,893,810 1987
68 406 The Outsiders Warner Bros. $25,697,647 1983
69 428 Bronco Billy Warner Bros. $24,265,659 1980
70 431 Body Heat Warner Bros. $24,058,838 1981
71 434 House of Wax Warner Bros. $23,750,000 1953
72 439 The Road Warrior Warner Bros. $23,667,907 1982
73 473 Oh, God! You Devil! Warner Bros. $21,538,850 1984
74 481 The Right Stuff Warner Bros. $21,192,102 1983
75 482 Cujo Warner Bros. $21,156,152 1983
76 484 Night Shift Warner Bros. $21,095,638 1982
77 487 Creepshow Warner Bros. $21,028,755 1982
78 160 Dirty Dancing Vestron $51,610,385 1987^
79 337 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Unknown $30,859,000 1974
80 1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Universal $399,804,539 1982^
81 4 Jaws Universal $260,000,000 1975
82 9 Back to the Future Universal $210,609,762 1985
83 18 The Sting Universal $156,000,000 1973
84 23 National Lampoon's Animal House Universal $141,600,000 1978^
85 30 Smokey and the Bandit Universal $126,737,428 1977
86 34 On Golden Pond Universal $119,285,432 1981
87 38 American Graffiti Universal $115,000,000 1973
88 53 Airport Universal $100,489,151 1970
89 63 Out of Africa Universal $87,071,205 1985
90 74 Jaws 2 Universal $81,766,007 1978^
91 80 Earthquake Universal $79,666,653 1974
92 95 The Jerk Universal $73,691,419 1979
93 105 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal $69,701,637 1982
94 110 Coal Miner's Daughter Universal $67,182,787 1980
95 111 The Secret of My Success Universal $66,995,879 1987
96 112 Smokey and the Bandit II Universal $66,132,626 1980
97 138 Dragnet Universal $57,387,516 1987
98 139 The Blues Brothers Universal $57,229,890 1980
99 169 Fletch Universal $50,612,888 1985
100 170 The Four Seasons Universal $50,427,646 1981

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–500


CHART NOTES
^ Indicates movie made its gross over multiple releases, e.g., E.T. was re-released in 1985 and a special edition was released in 2002. Clicking on these titles will display a breakdown of releases. Most of the pre-1980 movies listed on this chart had multiple, undocumented releases over the years.

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