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National Lampoon



RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total GrossRelease
Date
1 Vegas Vacation WB $12,837,927 35.3% 2,054 $6,250 $36,400,360 2/14/97
2 European Vacation WB $12,329,627 25.0% 1,546 $7,975 $49,364,621 7/26/85
3 Christmas Vacation WB $11,750,203 16.5% 1,744 $6,737 $71,319,526 12/1/89
4 Loaded Weapon 1 NL $9,202,722 32.9% 1,989 $4,626 $27,979,399 2/5/93
5 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $8,333,358 13.6% 1,175 $7,092 $61,399,552 7/29/83
6 National Lampoon's Van Wilder Art. $7,302,913 34.3% 2,022 $3,611 $21,305,259 4/5/02
7 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Fox $3,086,525 30.7% 1,121 $2,753 $10,054,150 10/29/82
8 National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM $2,313,372 53.8% 1,979 $1,168 $4,300,645 12/1/06
9 National Lampoon's Senior Trip NL $2,184,901 46.6% 1,397 $1,563 $4,686,937 9/8/95
10 Joy of Sex Par. $1,913,001 42.9% 804 $2,379 $4,463,841 8/3/84
11 National Lampoon's Gold Diggers P&A $403,164 76.5% 1,062 $379 $527,000 9/17/04
12 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $276,538 0.2% 12 $23,045 $120,091,123 7/28/78
13 Animal House (1979 re-issue)
(Re-release)
Uni. $201,747 0.9% 40 $5,043 $21,508,877 9/21/79
14 National Lampoon's Blackball First $48,000 100.0% 8 $6,000 $48,000 2/11/05
15 Dorm Daze 120 $27,712 49.4% 34 $815 $56,127 9/24/03
16 Barely Legal Sony $15,766 59.5% 20 $788 $26,511 10/21/05
17 O.C. and Stiggs MGM $6,273 21.0% 18 $348 $29,815 7/10/87
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 11 Movies):
$6,514,3384,241.9%1,536$4,242$26,527,390-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted
Opening
Unadjusted
Opening
TheatersAdjusted
Average
Unadjusted
Average
Release
1 European Vacation WB $28,306,000 $12,329,627 1,546 $18,300 $7,975 7/26/85
2 Christmas Vacation WB $24,122,000 $11,750,203 1,744 $13,800 $6,737 12/1/89
3 Vegas Vacation WB $22,795,000 $12,837,927 2,054 $11,100 $6,250 2/14/97
4 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $21,560,900 $8,333,358 1,175 $18,300 $7,092 7/29/83
5 Loaded Weapon 1 NL $18,116,500 $9,202,722 1,989 $9,100 $4,626 2/5/93
6 National Lampoon's Van Wilder Art. $10,244,200 $7,302,913 2,022 $5,100 $3,611 4/5/02
7 National Lampoon's Class Reunion Fox $8,556,200 $3,086,525 1,121 $7,600 $2,753 10/29/82
8 Joy of Sex Par. $4,640,200 $1,913,001 804 $5,800 $2,379 8/3/84
9 National Lampoon's Senior Trip NL $4,093,600 $2,184,901 1,397 $2,900 $1,563 9/8/95
10 National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj MGM $2,878,500 $2,313,372 1,979 $1,500 $1,168 12/1/06
11 National Lampoon's Animal House Uni. $963,200 $276,538 12 $80,300 $23,045 7/28/78
12 Animal House (1979 re-issue) Uni. $655,100 $201,747 40 $16,400 $5,043 9/21/79
13 National Lampoon's Gold Diggers P&A $529,100 $403,164 1,062 $500 $379 9/17/04
14 National Lampoon's Blackball First $61,000 $48,000 8 $7,600 $6,000 2/11/05
15 Dorm Daze 120 $37,500 $27,712 34 $1,100 $815 9/24/03
16 Barely Legal Sony $20,000 $15,766 20 $1,000 $788 10/21/05
17 O.C. and Stiggs MGM $13,100 $6,273 18 $700 $348 7/10/87
AVERAGE:$8,681,900$4,249,0441,001$8,700$4,740-






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