All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Nov. 4, 1986

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

Data as of: or ( / / )
RankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Uni. $399,804,539 1982^
2 Star Wars Fox $322,740,142 1977^
3 Return of the Jedi Fox $263,835,740 1983^
4 Jaws Uni. $260,000,000 1975
5 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $242,374,454 1981^
6 Ghostbusters Col. $238,632,124 1984^
7 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $234,760,478 1984
8 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $222,674,266 1980^
9 Back to the Future Uni. $210,609,762 1985
10 The Exorcist WB $193,000,000 1973^
11 Gone with the Wind MGM $189,523,031 1939^
12 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1984
13 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1982
14 Top Gun Par. $160,334,394 1986^
15 Grease Par. $159,978,870 1978^
16 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
17 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
18 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^
19 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $150,415,432 1985
20 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
21 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
22 The Godfather Par. $133,698,921 1972^
23 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
24 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
25 Rocky IV UA $127,873,716 1985
26 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
27 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
28 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
29 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
30 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
31 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
32 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $115,103,979 1986
33 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
34 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
35 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
36 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
37 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
38 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
39 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
40 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
41 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
42 The Graduate AVCO $104,642,560 1967^
43 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
44 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
45 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
46 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
47 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
48 The Jungle Book Dis. $97,197,993 1967^
49 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $96,696,803 1937^
50 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
51 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
52 The Color Purple WB $94,175,854 1985^
53 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
54 Back to School Orion $91,258,000 1986
55 The Karate Kid Col. $90,815,558 1984
56 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
57 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1985
58 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
59 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
60 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
61 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
62 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
63 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1986
64 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
65 101 Dalmatians Dis. $84,049,729 1961^
66 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
67 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
68 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
69 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
70 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
71 Police Academy WB $81,198,894 1984
72 Footloose Par. $80,035,402 1984
73 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974
74 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 1983
75 Alien Fox $78,944,891 1979^
76 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. $78,912,963 1982
77 48 HRS. Par. $78,868,508 1982
78 Apocalypse Now MGM $78,784,010 1979^
79 Hooper WB $78,000,000 1978
80 Poltergeist MGM $76,606,280 1982
81 Romancing the Stone Fox $76,572,238 1984
82 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Par. $76,471,046 1984
83 Cocoon Fox $76,113,124 1985
84 The Jewel of the Nile Fox $75,973,200 1985
85 10 WB $74,865,517 1979
86 Ben-Hur MGM $74,000,000 1959
87 The Jerk Uni. $73,691,419 1979
88 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
89 My Fair Lady WB $72,000,000 1964
90 Ruthless People BV $71,624,879 1986
91 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
92 All the President's Men WB $70,600,000 1976
93 Moonraker MGM $70,308,099 1979
94 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Par. $70,136,369 1986
95 Private Benjamin WB $69,847,348 1980
96 Splash BV $69,821,334 1984
97 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Uni. $69,701,637 1982
98 Witness Par. $68,706,993 1985
99 Purple Rain WB $68,392,977 1984
100 Octopussy MGM $67,893,619 1983

#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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