All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Jan. 1, 1982

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–499

Data as of: or ( / / )
RowRankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 494 Vertigo (Restored 70mm) (re-issue) Uni. $1,967,552 1996^
2 498 Permanent Record Par. $1,893,139 1988
3 499 The Kiss TriS $1,869,148 1988
4 492 Cop Atl $1,984,315 1987
5 495 Mass Appeal Uni. $1,945,658 1984
6 21 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
7 33 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
8 50 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
9 72 For Your Eyes Only MGM $54,812,802 1981
10 84 The Four Seasons Uni. $50,427,646 1981
11 118 Clash of the Titans (1981) MGM $41,092,328 1981
12 123 The Fox and the Hound BV $39,900,000 1981^
13 138 Tarzan, the Ape Man MGM $36,565,280 1981
14 148 Excalibur WB $34,967,437 1981
15 162 History of the World, Part I Fox $31,672,907 1981
16 164 Bustin' Loose Uni. $31,261,269 1981
17 165 The Great Muppet Caper Uni. $31,206,251 1981
18 166 Endless Love Uni. $31,184,024 1981
19 170 An American Werewolf in London Uni. $30,565,292 1981
20 176 Fort Apache, The Bronx Fox $29,200,000 1981
21 190 The French Lieutenant's Woman MGM $26,890,068 1981
22 200 Halloween II Uni. $25,533,818 1981
23 201 Only When I Laugh Col. $25,524,778 1981
24 202 Escape from New York Emb $25,244,626 1981
25 209 Body Heat WB $24,058,838 1981
26 224 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $21,861,910 1981^
27 226 Friday the 13th Part 2 Par. $21,722,776 1981
28 240 The Final Conflict: Omen III Fox $20,471,382 1981
29 245 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Uni. $20,259,961 1981
30 257 Mommie Dearest Par. $19,032,261 1981
31 260 Paternity Par. $18,838,812 1981
32 261 Under the Rainbow WB $18,826,490 1981
33 268 The Howling Emb $17,985,893 1981
34 271 Eye of the Needle MGM $17,583,634 1981
35 272 Take This Job and Shove It Emb $17,569,027 1981
36 273 Outland WB $17,374,595 1981
37 282 The Devil and Max Devlin BV $16,000,000 1981
38 283 Caveman MGM $15,965,924 1981
39 290 Continental Divide Uni. $15,578,237 1981
40 296 Nighthawks Uni. $14,905,359 1981
41 297 S.O.B. Par. $14,867,086 1981
42 306 Rich and Famous MGM $14,492,125 1981
43 309 Scanners (1981) Emb $14,225,876 1981
44 312 Dragonslayer Par. $14,110,013 1981
45 319 True Confessions MGM $12,850,276 1981
46 321 Atlantic City Par. $12,729,675 1981
47 322 The Legend of the Lone Ranger Uni. $12,617,845 1981
48 324 First Monday in October Par. $12,480,249 1981
49 326 The Postman Always Rings Twice Par. $12,376,625 1981
50 330 Comin' at Ya! Film $12,000,000 1981
51 329 Blow Out Film $12,000,000 1981
52 332 Back Roads WB $11,809,387 1981
53 336 Thief MGM $11,492,915 1981
54 344 Victory Par. $10,853,418 1981
55 346 Wolfen WB $10,626,725 1981
56 358 Carbon Copy Emb $9,566,593 1981
57 361 Time Bandits Emb $9,296,223 1981
58 362 Neighbors (1981) Par. $9,259,122 1981
59 376 Deadly Blessing MGM $8,279,042 1981
60 378 Prince of the City WB $8,124,257 1981
61 382 The Fun House Uni. $7,886,857 1981
62 399 La Cage aux Folles 2 MGM $6,950,125 1981
63 400 Modern Problems Fox $6,797,672 1981
64 404 All the Marbles MGM $6,468,195 1981
65 405 Eyewitness Fox $6,400,000 1981
66 413 Gallipoli Par. $5,732,587 1981
67 414 My Bloody Valentine (1981) Par. $5,672,031 1981
68 417 Going Ape! Par. $5,504,218 1981
69 418 The Dogs of War MGM $5,484,132 1981
70 423 Student Bodies Par. $5,165,432 1981
71 427 The Watcher in the Woods BV $5,000,000 1981
72 433 All Night Long Uni. $4,454,295 1981
73 438 Sharky's Machine WB $4,317,201 1981
74 447 Absence of Malice Col. $3,897,187 1981
75 448 Reds Par. $3,875,048 1981
76 453 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper Uni. $3,702,028 1981
77 454 Arthur WB $3,626,046 1981
78 459 Taps Fox $3,401,281 1981
79 461 Ghost Story Uni. $3,283,067 1981
80 462 Zoot Suit Uni. $3,256,082 1981
81 463 Rollover WB $3,229,556 1981
82 467 The Fan (1981) Par. $3,082,096 1981
83 468 The Last Metro MGM $3,007,436 1981
84 473 Gas Par. $2,869,425 1981
85 474 Modern Romance Col. $2,863,642 1981
86 480 The Hand WB $2,447,576 1981
87 487 This Is Elvis WB $2,028,612 1981
88 488 Sphinx WB $2,022,771 1981
89 490 Honky Tonk Freeway Uni. $2,004,742 1981
90 493 Raggedy Man Uni. $1,976,198 1981
91 3 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $209,398,025 1980^
92 25 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
93 28 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
94 37 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
95 52 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
96 55 Private Benjamin WB $69,847,348 1980
97 56 Coal Miner's Daughter Uni. $67,182,787 1980
98 58 Smokey and the Bandit II Uni. $66,132,626 1980
99 67 The Blue Lagoon Col. $58,853,106 1980
100 69 The Blues Brothers Uni. $57,229,890 1980

#1–100 - #101–200 - #201–300 - #301–400 - #401–499


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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