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DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
8/10/18 BlacKkKlansman Focus $49,275,340 1,914 $10,845,330 1,512 2
12/4/15 Chi-Raq RAtt. $2,653,032 305 $1,198,453 305 18
11/27/13 Oldboy (2013) FD $2,193,658 583 $885,382 583 20
8/10/12 Red Hook Summer Vari. $338,803 41 $40,070 4 22
9/26/08 Miracle at St. Anna BV $7,919,117 1,185 $3,477,996 1,185 14
3/24/06 Inside Man Uni. $88,513,495 2,867 $28,954,945 2,818 1
7/28/04 She Hate Me SPC $366,037 28 $55,016 11 21
12/19/02 25th Hour BV $13,084,595 495 $108,865 5 12
10/6/00 Bamboozled NL $2,274,979 243 $190,720 17 19
8/18/00 The Original Kings of Comedy Par. $38,182,790 1,082 $11,053,832 847 4
7/2/99 Summer of Sam BV $19,288,130 1,536 $5,952,452 1,536 8
5/1/98 He Got Game BV $21,567,853 1,414 $7,610,663 1,319 7
10/18/96 Get on the Bus Sony $5,754,249 1,207 $2,156,409 1,207 16
3/22/96 Girl 6 FoxS $4,939,939 1,077 $2,485,764 1,077 17
9/15/95 Clockers Uni. $13,071,518 1,234 $4,463,560 1,208 13
5/13/94 Crooklyn Uni. $13,642,861 1,035 $4,209,475 1,033 11
11/20/92 Malcolm X WB $48,169,910 1,249 $9,871,125 1,124 3
6/7/91 Jungle Fever Uni. $32,482,682 844 $5,332,860 636 5
8/3/90 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $16,153,593 572 $4,387,360 544 9
6/30/89 Do the Right Thing Uni. $27,545,445 534 $3,563,535 353 6
2/12/88 School Daze Col. $14,545,844 224 $1,802,656 220 10
8/8/86 She's Gotta Have It Isld $7,137,502 1 $28,473 1 15
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (22): $429,101,372
Average: $19,504,608
Opening Gross Average (12): $8,034,534 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Inside Man Uni. $121,756,700 $88,513,495 3/24/06
2 Malcolm X WB $104,609,500 $48,169,910 11/20/92
3 Jungle Fever Uni. $69,517,600 $32,482,682 6/7/91
4 The Original Kings of Comedy Par. $63,826,900 $38,182,790 8/18/00
5 Do the Right Thing Uni. $62,515,000 $27,545,445 6/30/89
6 BlacKkKlansman Focus $50,239,300 $49,275,340 8/10/18
7 He Got Game BV $41,434,200 $21,567,853 5/1/98
8 Mo' Better Blues Uni. $34,407,500 $16,153,593 8/3/90
9 Summer of Sam BV $34,209,800 $19,288,130 7/2/99
10 School Daze Col. $31,887,600 $14,545,844 2/12/88
11 Crooklyn Uni. $29,407,200 $13,642,861 5/13/94
12 Clockers Uni. $27,074,600 $13,071,518 9/15/95
13 25th Hour BV $19,564,500 $13,084,595 12/19/02
14 She's Gotta Have It Isld $17,333,900 $7,137,502 8/8/86
15 Get on the Bus Sony $11,729,800 $5,754,249 10/18/96
16 Girl 6 FoxS $10,069,900 $4,939,939 3/22/96
17 Miracle at St. Anna BV $9,937,500 $7,919,117 9/26/08
18 Bamboozled NL $3,802,900 $2,274,979 10/6/00
19 Chi-Raq RAtt. $2,748,800 $2,653,032 12/4/15
20 Oldboy (2013) FD $2,367,500 $2,193,658 11/27/13
21 She Hate Me SPC $531,100 $366,037 7/28/04
22 Red Hook Summer Vari. $391,900 $338,803 8/10/12
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $749,363,800
Average: $34,062,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Inside Man Uni. $184.4 $88.5 48% $95.9 52% 2006
BlacKkKlansman Focus $93.3 $49.3 52.8% $44.0 47.2% 2018
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
Chi-Raq RAtt. $2.7 $2.7 100% n/a 0% 2015
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: $403.6 million




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