All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Dec. 13, 1988

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

Data as of: or ( / / )
RowRankTitle(click to view)StudioLifetime GrossYear^
1 10 The Exorcist Warner Bros. $193,000,000 1973^
2 23 Gremlins Warner Bros. $153,083,102 1984^
3 28 Superman Warner Bros. $134,218,018 1978
4 37 Blazing Saddles Warner Bros. $119,500,000 1974^
5 51 Superman II Warner Bros. $108,185,706 1981
6 61 The Color Purple Warner Bros. $98,467,863 1985^
7 63 Arthur Warner Bros. $95,461,682 1981
8 74 Every Which Way But Loose Warner Bros. $85,196,485 1978
9 85 Police Academy Warner Bros. $81,198,894 1984
10 96 Hooper Warner Bros. $78,000,000 1978
11 103 10 Warner Bros. $74,865,517 1979
12 105 Beetlejuice Warner Bros. $73,707,461 1988
13 108 My Fair Lady Warner Bros. $72,000,000 1964
14 110 Any Which Way You Can Warner Bros. $70,687,344 1980
15 111 All the President's Men Warner Bros. $70,600,000 1976
16 114 Private Benjamin Warner Bros. $69,847,348 1980
17 118 Purple Rain Warner Bros. $68,392,977 1984
18 120 Sudden Impact Warner Bros. $67,642,693 1983
19 124 What's Up, Doc? Warner Bros. $66,000,000 1972
20 128 Lethal Weapon Warner Bros. $65,207,127 1987
21 132 The Witches of Eastwick Warner Bros. $63,766,510 1987
22 134 Risky Business Warner Bros. $63,541,777 1983
23 141 National Lampoon's Vacation Warner Bros. $61,399,552 1983
24 142 The Goonies Warner Bros. $61,389,680 1985^
25 144 Spies Like Us Warner Bros. $60,088,980 1985
26 145 Superman III Warner Bros. $59,950,623 1983
27 159 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Warner Bros. $55,600,000 1985
28 160 Never Say Never Again Warner Bros. $55,432,841 1983
29 190 Dog Day Afternoon Warner Bros. $50,000,000 1975
30 198 European Vacation Warner Bros. $49,364,621 1985
31 199 Cobra Warner Bros. $49,042,224 1986
32 202 Tightrope Warner Bros. $48,143,579 1984
33 212 Firefox Warner Bros. $46,708,276 1982
34 214 Full Metal Jacket Warner Bros. $46,357,676 1987
35 216 The Enforcer Warner Bros. $46,236,000 1976
36 218 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan Warner Bros. $45,858,563 1984
37 229 The Shining Warner Bros. $44,017,374 1980^
38 236 Police Academy 3: Back in Training Warner Bros. $43,579,163 1986
39 242 The Main Event Warner Bros. $42,800,000 1979
40 243 Heartbreak Ridge Warner Bros. $42,724,017 1986
41 250 Oh, God! Warner Bros. $41,687,243 1977
42 253 Pale Rider Warner Bros. $41,410,568 1985
43 258 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Warner Bros. $40,940,662 1985
44 274 Caddyshack Warner Bros. $39,846,344 1980
45 275 Magnum Force Warner Bros. $39,768,000 1973
46 283 Little Shop of Horrors Warner Bros. $38,748,395 1986
47 291 City Heat Warner Bros. $38,348,988 1984
48 296 The Dead Pool Warner Bros. $37,903,295 1988
49 305 Best Friends Warner Bros. $36,821,203 1982
50 311 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Warner Bros. $36,230,219 1985
51 316 Dirty Harry Warner Bros. $35,976,000 1971
52 323 Sharky's Machine Warner Bros. $35,610,100 1981
53 329 Excalibur Warner Bros. $34,967,437 1981
54 332 The Killing Fields Warner Bros. $34,700,291 1984
55 350 The Lost Boys Warner Bros. $32,222,567 1987
56 356 The Outlaw Josey Wales Warner Bros. $31,800,000 1976
57 366 Nuts Warner Bros. $30,950,002 1987
58 371 Exorcist II: The Heretic Warner Bros. $30,749,142 1977
59 386 The World According to Garp Warner Bros. $29,712,172 1982
60 388 Twilight Zone: The Movie Warner Bros. $29,450,919 1983
61 400 High Road to China Warner Bros. $28,445,927 1983
62 403 Cannonball Run II Warner Bros. $28,078,073 1984
63 404 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Warner Bros. $28,061,343 1987
64 410 Blade Runner Warner Bros. $27,580,111 1982^
65 423 Going in Style Warner Bros. $26,869,286 1979
66 427 A Clockwork Orange Warner Bros. $26,589,355 1972
67 429 The Gauntlet Warner Bros. $26,414,658 1977
68 430 Wildcats Warner Bros. $26,285,544 1986
69 432 Protocol Warner Bros. $26,186,631 1984
70 441 Innerspace Warner Bros. $25,893,810 1987
71 444 The Outsiders Warner Bros. $25,697,647 1983
72 446 Funny Farm Warner Bros. $25,537,221 1988
73 469 Bronco Billy Warner Bros. $24,265,659 1980
74 472 Body Heat Warner Bros. $24,058,838 1981
75 475 House of Wax Warner Bros. $23,750,000 1953
76 480 The Road Warrior Warner Bros. $23,667,907 1982
77 136 Dirty Dancing Vestron $63,446,382 1987^
78 369 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Unknown $30,859,000 1974
79 1 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Universal $399,804,539 1982^
80 4 Jaws Universal $260,000,000 1975
81 9 Back to the Future Universal $210,609,762 1985
82 21 The Sting Universal $156,000,000 1973
83 26 National Lampoon's Animal House Universal $141,600,000 1978^
84 34 Smokey and the Bandit Universal $126,737,428 1977
85 38 On Golden Pond Universal $119,285,432 1981
86 42 American Graffiti Universal $115,000,000 1973
87 60 Airport Universal $100,489,151 1970
88 70 Out of Africa Universal $87,071,205 1985
89 82 Jaws 2 Universal $81,766,007 1978^
90 89 Earthquake Universal $79,666,653 1974
91 106 The Jerk Universal $73,691,419 1979
92 116 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Universal $69,701,637 1982
93 121 Coal Miner's Daughter Universal $67,182,787 1980
94 122 The Secret of My Success Universal $66,995,879 1987
95 123 Smokey and the Bandit II Universal $66,132,626 1980
96 152 Dragnet Universal $57,387,516 1987
97 154 The Blues Brothers Universal $57,229,890 1980
98 186 Fletch Universal $50,612,888 1985
99 188 The Four Seasons Universal $50,427,646 1981
100 192 Legal Eagles Universal $49,851,591 1986

#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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