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Don Burgess

DateTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersRank
12/21/18 Aquaman WB $292,915,619 4,184 $67,873,522 4,125 3
11/17/17 Wonder LGF $132,422,809 3,519 $27,547,866 3,096 8
10/20/17 Same Kind of Different as Me PFR $6,423,605 1,362 $2,591,985 1,362 32
1/13/17 Monster Trucks Par. $33,370,166 3,119 $10,950,705 3,119 26
11/23/16 Allied Par. $40,098,064 3,160 $12,701,743 3,160 24
6/10/16 The Conjuring 2 WB (NL) $102,470,008 3,356 $40,406,314 3,343 10
3/21/14 Muppets Most Wanted BV $51,183,113 3,194 $17,005,126 3,194 22
4/12/13 42 WB $95,020,213 3,405 $27,487,144 3,003 12
11/2/12 Flight Par. $93,772,375 2,638 $24,900,566 1,884 14
11/23/11 The Muppets BV $88,631,237 3,440 $29,239,026 3,440 15
5/13/11 Priest SGem $29,136,626 2,864 $14,953,664 2,864 28
4/1/11 Source Code Sum. $54,712,227 2,971 $14,812,094 2,961 20
1/15/10 The Book of Eli WB $94,835,059 3,111 $32,789,494 3,111 13
7/31/09 Aliens in the Attic Fox $25,200,412 3,108 $8,008,423 3,106 29
2/8/08 Fool's Gold WB $70,231,041 3,125 $21,589,295 3,125 18
11/21/07 Enchanted BV $127,807,262 3,730 $34,440,317 3,730 9
7/21/06 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Fox $22,530,295 2,702 $8,603,460 2,702 30
2/17/06 Eight Below BV $81,612,565 3,122 $20,188,176 3,066 16
11/24/04 Christmas with the Kranks
(director of photography)
SonR $73,780,539 3,416 $21,570,867 3,393 17
11/10/04 The Polar Express WB $187,224,490 3,650 $23,323,463 3,650 5
4/23/04 13 Going on 30
(director of photography)
SonR $57,231,747 3,453 $21,054,283 3,438 19
10/24/03 Radio
(director of photography)
SonR $52,333,738 3,074 $13,303,724 3,074 21
7/2/03 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
(director of photography)
WB $150,371,112 3,504 $44,041,440 3,504 7
5/3/02 Spider-Man
(director of photography)
Sony $403,706,375 3,876 $114,844,116 3,615 1
12/22/00 Cast Away
(director of photography)
Fox $233,632,142 3,061 $28,883,406 2,774 4
7/21/00 What Lies Beneath DW $155,464,351 2,925 $29,702,959 2,813 6
7/11/97 Contact WB $100,920,329 2,314 $20,584,908 1,923 11
12/27/96 The Evening Star Par. $12,767,815 1,268 $3,306,445 1,265 31
5/19/95 Forget Paris Sony $33,177,694 1,609 $5,812,656 1,069 27
12/21/94 Richie Rich WB $38,087,756 1,761 $5,830,302 1,748 25
7/6/94 Forrest Gump Par. $330,252,182 2,365 $24,450,602 1,595 2
11/24/93 Josh and S.A.M. Col. $1,640,220 774 $800,469 774 35
7/24/92 Mo' Money Col. $40,227,006 1,705 $12,385,415 1,689 23
3/16/90 Blind Fury TriS $2,692,037 353 $868,380 353 34
4/14/89 Under the Boardwalk NW $147,542 65 $73,406 65 37
4/22/88 World Gone Wild Lori $323,947 - n/a - 36
5/15/87 Summer Camp Nightmare Conc n/a - n/a - 39
2/20/87 Death Before Dishonor NW $4,546,244 776 $1,847,950 776 33
10/17/86 The Night Stalker ALM n/a - n/a - 38
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (37): $3,320,899,962
Average: $89,754,053
Opening Gross Average (34): $23,171,527 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 Forrest Gump Par. $694,167,200 $330,252,182 7/6/94
2 Spider-Man Sony $613,550,300 $403,706,375 5/3/02
3 Cast Away Fox $369,925,700 $233,632,142 12/22/00
4 Aquaman WB $292,915,600 $292,915,619 12/21/18
5 The Polar Express WB $261,753,700 $187,224,490 11/10/04
6 What Lies Beneath DW $254,673,800 $155,464,351 7/21/00
7 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines WB $220,195,200 $150,371,112 7/2/03
8 Contact WB $194,145,200 $100,920,329 7/11/97
9 Enchanted BV $162,763,000 $127,807,262 11/21/07
10 Wonder LGF $127,403,600 $132,422,809 11/17/17
11 Eight Below BV $110,021,200 $81,612,565 2/17/06
12 The Book of Eli WB $105,340,900 $94,835,059 1/15/10
13 Christmas with the Kranks SonR $104,804,700 $73,780,539 11/24/04
14 The Conjuring 2 WB (NL) $103,932,300 $102,470,008 6/10/16
15 Flight Par. $102,893,900 $93,772,375 11/2/12
16 42 WB $100,169,200 $95,020,213 4/12/13
17 The Muppets BV $99,838,000 $88,631,237 11/23/11
18 Fool's Gold WB $86,370,500 $70,231,041 2/8/08
19 Mo' Money Col. $85,591,400 $40,227,006 7/24/92
20 13 Going on 30 SonR $81,377,800 $57,231,747 4/23/04
21 Richie Rich WB $78,318,300 $38,087,756 12/21/94
22 Radio SonR $76,587,200 $52,333,738 10/24/03
23 Forget Paris Sony $67,346,900 $33,177,694 5/19/95
24 Source Code Sum. $59,941,300 $54,712,227 4/1/11
25 Muppets Most Wanted BV $55,333,900 $51,183,113 3/21/14
26 Allied Par. $40,276,800 $40,098,064 11/23/16
27 Monster Trucks Par. $33,332,400 $33,370,166 1/13/17
28 Priest SGem $32,732,400 $29,136,626 5/13/11
29 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Fox $30,372,900 $22,530,295 7/21/06
30 Aliens in the Attic Fox $29,811,500 $25,200,412 7/31/09
31 The Evening Star Par. $24,707,500 $12,767,815 12/27/96
32 Death Before Dishonor NW $10,266,800 $4,546,244 2/20/87
33 Same Kind of Different as Me PFR $6,178,800 $6,423,605 10/20/17
34 Blind Fury TriS $5,619,500 $2,692,037 3/16/90
35 Josh and S.A.M. Col. $3,498,300 $1,640,220 11/24/93
36 World Gone Wild Lori $696,000 $323,947 4/22/88
37 Under the Boardwalk NW $328,200 $147,542 4/14/89
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $4,727,182,300
Average: $127,761,700


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
Aquaman WB $1,036.8 $292.9 28.3% $743.9 71.7% 2018
Spider-Man Sony $821.7 $403.7 49.1% $418.0 50.9% 2002
Forrest Gump Par. $677.4 $329.7 48.7% $347.7 51.3% 1994
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines WB $433.4 $150.4 34.7% $283.0 65.3% 2003
Cast Away Fox $429.6 $233.6 54.4% $196.0 45.6% 2000
Enchanted BV $340.5 $127.8 37.5% $212.7 62.5% 2007
The Conjuring 2 WB (NL) $320.4 $102.5 32% $217.9 68% 2016
Wonder LGF $305.9 $132.4 43.3% $173.5 56.7% 2017
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
Contact WB $171.1 $100.9 59% $70.2 41% 1997
The Muppets BV $165.2 $88.6 53.7% $76.6 46.3% 2011
Flight Par. $161.8 $93.8 58% $68.0 42% 2012
The Book of Eli WB $157.1 $94.8 60.4% $62.3 39.6% 2010
Source Code Sum. $147.3 $54.7 37.1% $92.6 62.9% 2011
Eight Below BV $120.5 $81.6 67.8% $38.8 32.2% 2006
Allied Par. $119.5 $40.1 33.5% $79.4 66.5% 2016
Fool's Gold WB $111.2 $70.2 63.1% $41.0 36.9% 2008
Christmas with the Kranks SonR $96.6 $73.8 76.4% $22.8 23.6% 2004
13 Going on 30 SonR $96.5 $57.2 59.3% $39.2 40.7% 2004
Muppets Most Wanted BV $80.4 $51.2 63.7% $29.2 36.3% 2014
Priest SGem $78.3 $29.1 37.2% $49.2 62.8% 2011
Monster Trucks Par. $64.5 $33.4 51.7% $31.1 48.3% 2017
My Super Ex-Girlfriend Fox $61.0 $22.5 36.9% $38.5 63.1% 2006
Aliens in the Attic Fox $57.9 $25.2 43.5% $32.7 56.5% 2009
Radio SonR $53.3 $52.3 98.2% $960k 1.8% 2003
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $6,686.2 million



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