All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Oct. 20, 1987

#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. $176,786,701 1986^
15 Crocodile Dundee Par. $174,803,506 1986
16 Grease Par. $159,978,870 1978^
17 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
18 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
19 Beverly Hills Cop II Par. $153,665,036 1987
20 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^
21 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $150,415,432 1985
22 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $143,291,015 1937^
23 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
24 Platoon Orion $138,530,565 1986
25 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
26 The Godfather Par. $133,698,921 1972^
27 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
28 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
29 Rocky IV UA $127,873,716 1985
30 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
31 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
32 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
33 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
34 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
35 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
36 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $115,103,979 1986
37 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
38 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
39 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
40 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
41 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. $109,713,132 1986
42 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
43 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
44 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
45 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
46 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
47 The Graduate AVCO $104,642,560 1967^
48 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
49 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
50 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
51 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
52 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
53 The Color Purple WB $98,467,863 1985^
54 The Jungle Book Dis. $97,197,993 1967^
55 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
56 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
57 Lady and the Tramp Dis. $93,602,326 1955^
58 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
59 Back to School Orion $91,258,000 1986
60 The Karate Kid Col. $90,815,558 1984
61 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
62 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1985
63 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
64 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
65 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
66 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
67 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
68 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1986
69 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
70 101 Dalmatians Dis. $84,049,729 1961^
71 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
72 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
73 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
74 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
75 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
76 Police Academy WB $81,198,894 1984
77 Footloose Par. $80,035,402 1984
78 The Golden Child Par. $79,817,937 1986
79 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974
80 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 1983
81 Alien Fox $78,944,891 1979^
82 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Par. $78,912,963 1982
83 48 HRS. Par. $78,868,508 1982
84 Apocalypse Now MGM $78,845,221 1979^
85 Hooper WB $78,000,000 1978
86 Poltergeist MGM $76,606,280 1982
87 Romancing the Stone Fox $76,572,238 1984
88 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Par. $76,471,046 1984
89 The Untouchables Par. $76,270,454 1987
90 Cocoon Fox $76,113,124 1985
91 The Jewel of the Nile Fox $75,973,200 1985
92 10 WB $74,865,517 1979
93 Ben-Hur MGM $74,000,000 1959
94 The Jerk Uni. $73,691,419 1979
95 The Cannonball Run Fox $72,179,579 1981
96 My Fair Lady WB $72,000,000 1964
97 Ruthless People BV $71,624,879 1986
98 Any Which Way You Can WB $70,687,344 1980
99 All the President's Men WB $70,600,000 1976
100 Moonraker MGM $70,308,099 1979

#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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