All Time Box Office


DOMESTIC GROSSES
Viewing Chart as of Oct. 9, 1989

#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 Batman WB $246,931,118 1989
6 Raiders of the Lost Ark Par. $242,374,454 1981^
7 Ghostbusters Col. $238,632,124 1984^
8 Beverly Hills Cop Par. $234,760,478 1984
9 The Empire Strikes Back Fox $222,674,266 1980^
10 Back to the Future Uni. $210,609,762 1985
11 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Par. $197,171,806 1989
12 The Exorcist WB $193,000,000 1973^
13 Gone with the Wind MGM $191,926,347 1939^
14 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Par. $179,870,271 1984
15 Tootsie Col. $177,200,000 1982
16 Top Gun Par. $176,786,701 1986^
17 Crocodile Dundee Par. $174,803,506 1986
18 Rain Man MGM $172,825,435 1988
19 Three Men and a Baby BV $167,780,960 1987
20 Grease Par. $159,978,870 1978^
21 The Sound of Music Fox $158,671,368 1965
22 Fatal Attraction Par. $156,645,693 1987
23 Who Framed Roger Rabbit BV $156,452,370 1988
24 The Sting Uni. $156,000,000 1973
25 Beverly Hills Cop II Par. $153,665,036 1987
26 Gremlins WB $153,083,102 1984^
27 Rambo: First Blood Part II TriS $150,415,432 1985
28 Lethal Weapon 2 WB $143,378,369 1989
29 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Dis. $143,291,015 1937^
30 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $141,600,000 1978^
31 Platoon Orion $138,530,565 1986
32 Superman WB $134,218,018 1978
33 The Godfather Par. $133,698,921 1972^
34 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Col. $132,088,635 1977^
35 An Officer and a Gentleman Par. $129,795,554 1982
36 Coming to America Par. $128,152,301 1988
37 Rocky IV UA $127,873,716 1985
38 Smokey and the Bandit Uni. $126,737,428 1977
39 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids BV $125,391,527 1989
40 Rocky III UA $125,049,125 1982^
41 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $123,922,370 1987
42 Blazing Saddles WB $119,500,000 1974^
43 On Golden Pond Uni. $119,285,432 1981
44 Rocky UA $117,235,147 1976
45 The Towering Inferno Fox $116,000,000 1974
46 The Karate Kid Part II Col. $115,103,979 1986
47 American Graffiti Uni. $115,000,000 1973
48 Big Fox $114,968,774 1988
49 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fox $112,892,319 1975
50 Twins Uni. $111,938,388 1988
51 Doctor Zhivago MGM $111,721,910 1965
52 Ghostbusters II Col. $111,431,036 1989
53 Porky's Fox $111,289,673 1982^
54 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Par. $109,713,132 1986
55 Crocodile Dundee II Par. $109,306,210 1988
56 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest UA $108,981,275 1975
57 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1983
58 Superman II WB $108,185,706 1981
59 Love Story Par. $106,397,186 1970
60 Kramer Vs. Kramer Col. $106,260,000 1979
61 The Graduate AVCO $104,642,560 1967^
62 9 to 5 Fox $103,290,500 1980
63 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Fox $102,308,889 1969
64 Mary Poppins Dis. $102,272,727 1964^
65 Bambi RKO $102,247,150 1942^
66 Stir Crazy Col. $101,300,000 1980
67 Airport Uni. $100,489,151 1970
68 The Color Purple WB $98,467,863 1985^
69 The Jungle Book Dis. $97,197,993 1967^
70 Dead Poets Society BV $95,860,116 1989
71 Arthur WB $95,461,682 1981
72 Saturday Night Fever Par. $94,213,184 1977
73 Lady and the Tramp Dis. $93,602,326 1955^
74 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1983
75 Back to School Orion $91,258,000 1986
76 The Karate Kid Col. $90,815,558 1984
77 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1983
78 Peter Pan Dis. $87,404,651 1953^
79 Out of Africa Uni. $87,071,205 1985
80 The Amityville Horror AIP $86,432,000 1979
81 Young Frankenstein Fox $86,273,333 1974
82 Parenthood Uni. $85,312,320 1989
83 Stripes Col. $85,297,000 1981
84 Every Which Way But Loose WB $85,196,485 1978
85 Rocky II UA $85,182,160 1979
86 Aliens Fox $85,160,248 1986
87 The Poseidon Adventure Fox $84,563,118 1972
88 101 Dalmatians Dis. $84,049,729 1961^
89 When Harry Met Sally... Col. $83,470,987 1989
90 Airplane! Par. $83,453,539 1980
91 Die Hard Fox $83,008,852 1988
92 Star Trek: The Motion Picture Par. $82,258,456 1979
93 Jaws 2 Uni. $81,766,007 1978^
94 Heaven Can Wait (1978) Par. $81,640,278 1978
95 M.A.S.H. Fox $81,600,000 1970
96 Police Academy WB $81,198,894 1984
97 Moonstruck MGM $80,640,528 1987
98 Footloose Par. $80,035,402 1984
99 The Golden Child Par. $79,817,937 1986
100 Earthquake Uni. $79,666,653 1974

#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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