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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
2 6 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
3 1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $377,845,905 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
4 5 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $300,531,751 4,468 $64,832,191 4,468 6/30/10
5 2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $342,551,365 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
6 17 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $90,627,000 3,875 $56,220,000 3,875 12/17/14
7 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $315,544,750 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
8 15 Panic Room Sony $96,397,334 3,119 $30,056,751 3,053 3/29/02
9 8 The Departed WB $132,384,315 3,017 $26,887,467 3,017 10/6/06
10 7 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $219,195,243 2,354 $20,468,847 1,605 11/24/93
11 21 The Score Par. $71,107,711 2,211 $19,018,807 2,129 7/13/01
12 12 Analyze This WB $106,885,658 2,537 $18,383,507 2,518 3/5/99
13 10 The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $116,900,694 2,557 $18,361,578 2,537 12/25/13
14 22 The Cell NL $61,334,059 2,476 $17,515,050 2,411 8/18/00
15 26 Edge of Darkness WB $43,313,890 3,066 $17,214,384 3,066 1/29/10
16 16 The Client WB $92,115,211 2,365 $17,174,262 2,052 7/22/94
17 23 The Game Poly $48,323,648 2,521 $14,337,029 2,403 9/12/97
18 14 Seven NL $100,125,643 2,528 $13,949,807 2,441 9/22/95
19 9 The Silence of the Lambs Orion $130,742,922 1,642 $13,766,814 1,497 2/14/91
20 25 Cop Land Mira. $44,862,187 2,233 $13,510,482 2,233 8/15/97
21 32 Striptease Sony $33,109,743 1,979 $12,322,069 1,970 6/28/96
22 29 Sliver Par. $36,300,000 2,093 $12,138,283 2,093 5/21/93
23 20 Hugo Par. $73,864,507 2,608 $11,364,505 1,277 11/23/11
24 24 Single White Female Col. $48,017,402 1,744 $10,212,401 1,744 8/14/92
25 38 The Last Mimzy NL $21,471,047 3,017 $10,024,819 3,017 3/23/07
26 18 Gangs of New York Mira. $77,812,000 2,340 $9,496,870 1,504 12/20/02
27 34 Dogma Lions $30,652,890 1,292 $8,669,945 1,269 11/12/99
28 11 Big Fox $114,968,774 1,419 $8,216,190 1,132 6/3/88
29 27 The Fly Fox $40,456,565 1,201 $7,007,423 1,195 8/15/86
30 30 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Fox $34,861,807 1,654 $6,769,363 1,413 4/26/96
31 35 High Fidelity BV $27,287,137 1,231 $6,429,107 1,183 3/31/00
32 36 That Thing You Do! Fox $25,857,416 1,887 $6,208,595 1,870 10/4/96
33 37 Guilty as Sin BV $22,866,222 1,427 $5,713,708 1,132 6/4/93
34 39 An Innocent Man BV $20,047,604 1,561 $5,700,000 1,561 10/6/89
35 40 Prelude to a Kiss Fox $20,006,730 1,248 $5,273,395 1,247 7/10/92
36 42 A Kiss Before Dying Uni. $15,429,177 1,546 $4,348,165 1,523 4/26/91
37 47 Before and After BV $8,797,839 1,318 $4,023,815 1,313 2/23/96
38 45 Moving WB $10,815,378 1,404 $4,022,782 1,404 3/4/88
39 43 She-Devil Orion $15,351,421 1,452 $3,509,647 1,403 12/8/89
40 48 Dead Ringers Fox $8,038,508 1,048 $3,012,180 1,042 9/23/88
41 51 Nadine TriS $5,669,831 760 $2,188,857 760 8/7/87
42 53 Gloria Sony $4,197,729 1,527 $2,143,089 1,527 1/22/99
43 55 The Lemon Sisters Mira. $3,473,905 598 $2,122,066 598 8/31/90
44 52 Fire with Fire Par. $4,636,169 1,000 $1,770,043 1,000 5/9/86
45 54 White Man's Burden Sav. $3,734,870 954 $1,743,251 948 12/1/95
46 58 Moonlight and Valentino Gram. $2,484,226 704 $1,250,912 669 9/29/95
47 59 Videodrome Uni. $2,120,439 600 $1,194,175 600 2/4/83
48 13 The Aviator Mira. $102,610,330 2,530 $858,021 40 12/17/04
49 56 eXistenZ Mira. $2,856,712 256 $810,262 256 4/23/99
50 60 Crash (1996) FL $2,038,450 339 $738,339 42 10/4/96
51 41 Eastern Promises Focus $17,266,000 1,408 $547,092 15 9/14/07
52 33 A History of Violence NL $31,504,633 1,348 $515,992 14 9/23/05
53 31 Doubt Mira. $33,446,470 1,287 $507,226 15 12/12/08
54 50 A Dangerous Method SPC $5,704,709 365 $167,953 4 11/23/11
55 19 Philadelphia TriS $77,446,440 1,604 $143,433 4 12/24/93
56 28 Nobody's Fool Par. $39,491,975 1,107 $92,838 6 12/23/94
57 49 Ed Wood BV $5,887,457 623 $71,566 2 9/30/94
58 65 Cosmopolis EOne $763,556 65 $70,339 3 8/17/12
59 57 Naked Lunch Fox $2,641,357 102 $64,491 5 12/27/91
60 64 The Yards Mira. $889,352 146 $57,339 8 10/20/00
61 62 M. Butterfly WB $1,498,795 120 $57,280 3 10/1/93
62 46 After Hours WB $10,609,321 503 $45,435 1 9/13/85
63 63 Looking for Richard FoxS $1,408,575 81 $33,843 2 10/11/96
64 61 Spider SPC $1,642,483 54 $5,575 1 12/20/02
65 68 Esther Kahn Emp. $23,371 3 $5,124 1 3/1/02
66 44 Scanners (1981) Emb $14,225,876 - n/a - 1/14/81
67 66 Signs of Life Ave $95,836 - n/a - 5/5/89
68 67 Heaven Isld $77,886 - n/a - 4/17/87
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (68): $4,316,618,629
Average: $63,479,686
Opening Gross Average (46): $18,620,909 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $500,514,300 $377,845,905 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $468,729,300 $342,551,365 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $444,970,100 $315,544,750 12/19/01
4 Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $427,797,200 $219,195,243 11/24/93
5 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $307,221,700 $303,003,568 12/14/12
6 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $306,958,200 $300,531,751 6/30/10
7 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $255,902,500 $258,366,855 12/13/13
8 The Silence of the Lambs Orion $252,169,200 $130,742,922 2/14/91
9 Big Fox $227,140,300 $114,968,774 6/3/88
10 Seven NL $186,444,500 $100,125,643 9/22/95
11 The Client WB $178,941,500 $92,115,211 7/22/94
12 Analyze This WB $170,848,700 $106,885,658 3/5/99
13 The Departed WB $163,380,700 $132,384,315 10/6/06
14 Philadelphia TriS $150,453,700 $77,446,440 12/24/93
15 Panic Room Sony $134,724,000 $96,397,334 3/29/02
16 The Aviator Mira. $130,806,900 $102,610,330 12/17/04
17 The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $118,492,600 $116,900,694 12/25/13
18 Gangs of New York Mira. $105,746,600 $77,812,000 12/20/02
19 The Score Par. $102,013,200 $71,107,711 7/13/01
20 Single White Female Col. $93,952,100 $48,017,402 8/14/92
21 The Cell NL $92,399,400 $61,334,059 8/18/00
22 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $91,075,600 $90,627,000 12/17/14
23 The Fly Fox $88,546,400 $40,456,565 8/15/86
24 The Game Poly $85,487,600 $48,323,648 9/12/97
25 Cop Land Mira. $79,364,000 $44,862,187 8/15/97
26 Hugo Par. $76,275,800 $73,864,507 11/23/11
27 Nobody's Fool Par. $73,731,000 $39,491,975 12/23/94
28 Sliver Par. $71,197,100 $36,300,000 5/21/93
29 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Fox $64,044,800 $34,861,807 4/26/96
30 Striptease Sony $60,826,100 $33,109,743 6/28/96
31 Dogma Lions $48,819,700 $30,652,890 11/12/99
32 That Thing You Do! Fox $47,502,800 $25,857,416 10/4/96
33 Guilty as Sin BV $44,848,700 $22,866,222 6/4/93
34 Edge of Darkness WB $44,240,100 $43,313,890 1/29/10
35 Scanners (1981) Emb $41,551,800 $14,225,876 1/14/81
36 High Fidelity BV $41,107,900 $27,287,137 3/31/00
37 An Innocent Man BV $41,004,200 $20,047,604 10/6/89
38 A History of Violence NL $39,899,600 $31,504,633 9/23/05
39 Prelude to a Kiss Fox $39,145,700 $20,006,730 7/10/92
40 Doubt Mira. $37,825,200 $33,446,470 12/12/08
41 She-Devil Orion $30,588,600 $15,351,421 12/8/89
42 A Kiss Before Dying Uni. $29,758,900 $15,429,177 4/26/91
43 The Last Mimzy NL $25,340,800 $21,471,047 3/23/07
44 After Hours WB $24,267,000 $10,609,321 9/13/85
45 Moving WB $21,367,600 $10,815,378 3/4/88
46 Eastern Promises Focus $20,377,900 $17,266,000 9/14/07
47 Before and After BV $16,162,600 $8,797,839 2/23/96
48 Dead Ringers Fox $15,881,400 $8,038,508 9/23/88
49 Nadine TriS $11,774,700 $5,669,831 8/7/87
50 Ed Wood BV $11,436,900 $5,887,457 9/30/94
51 Fire with Fire Par. $10,147,100 $4,636,169 5/9/86
52 White Man's Burden Sav. $6,971,800 $3,734,870 12/1/95
53 Gloria Sony $6,709,800 $4,197,729 1/22/99
54 The Lemon Sisters Mira. $6,668,600 $3,473,905 8/31/90
55 A Dangerous Method SPC $5,862,800 $5,704,709 11/23/11
56 Videodrome Uni. $5,466,000 $2,120,439 2/4/83
57 Naked Lunch Fox $5,168,200 $2,641,357 12/27/91
58 Moonlight and Valentino Gram. $4,637,200 $2,484,226 9/29/95
59 eXistenZ Mira. $4,566,200 $2,856,712 4/23/99
60 Crash (1996) FL $3,606,100 $2,038,450 10/4/96
61 M. Butterfly WB $2,939,700 $1,498,795 10/1/93
62 Looking for Richard FoxS $2,587,700 $1,408,575 10/11/96
63 Spider SPC $2,212,300 $1,642,483 12/20/02
64 The Yards Mira. $1,339,800 $889,352 10/20/00
65 Cosmopolis EOne $763,500 $763,556 8/17/12
66 Signs of Life Ave $196,000 $95,836 5/5/89
67 Heaven Isld $161,800 $77,886 4/17/87
68 Esther Kahn Emp. $32,700 $23,371 3/1/02
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $6,213,094,700
Average: $91,369,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $1,119.1 $377.0 33.7% $742.1 66.3% 2003
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $1,017.0 $303.0 29.8% $714.0 70.2% 2012
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $958.4 $258.4 27% $700.0 73% 2013
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sum. $698.5 $300.5 43% $398.0 57% 2010
Mrs. Doubtfire Fox $441.3 $219.2 49.7% $222.1 50.3% 1993
The Wolf of Wall Street Par. $392.0 $116.9 29.8% $275.1 70.2% 2013
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $355.6 $90.6 25.5% $265.0 74.5% 2014
Seven NL $327.3 $100.1 30.6% $227.2 69.4% 1995
The Departed WB $289.8 $132.4 45.7% $157.5 54.3% 2006
The Silence of the Lambs Orion $272.7 $130.7 47.9% $142.0 52.1% 1991
The Aviator Mira. $213.7 $102.6 48% $111.1 52% 2004
Philadelphia TriS $206.7 $77.4 37.5% $129.2 62.5% 1993
Panic Room Sony $196.4 $96.4 49.1% $100.0 50.9% 2002
Gangs of New York Mira. $193.8 $77.8 40.2% $116.0 59.8% 2002
Hugo Par. $185.8 $73.9 39.8% $111.9 60.2% 2011
Analyze This WB $176.9 $106.9 60.4% $70.0 39.6% 1999
Big Fox $151.7 $115.0 75.8% $36.7 24.2% 1988
The Client WB $117.6 $92.1 78.3% $25.5 21.7% 1994
Sliver Par. $116.3 $36.3 31.2% $80.0 68.8% 1993
The Score Par. $113.6 $71.1 62.6% $42.5 37.4% 2001
Striptease Sony $113.3 $33.1 29.2% $80.2 70.8% 1996
The Game Poly $109.4 $48.3 44.2% $61.1 55.8% 1997
The Cell NL $104.2 $61.3 58.9% $42.8 41.1% 2000
Edge of Darkness WB $81.1 $43.3 53.4% $37.8 46.6% 2010
A History of Violence NL $60.7 $31.5 51.9% $29.2 48.1% 2005
The Fly Fox $60.6 $40.5 66.7% $20.2 33.3% 1986
Eastern Promises Focus $56.1 $17.3 30.8% $38.8 69.2% 2007
Doubt Mira. $50.9 $33.4 65.7% $17.5 34.3% 2008
High Fidelity BV $47.1 $27.3 57.9% $19.8 42.1% 2000
That Thing You Do! Fox $34.6 $25.9 74.8% $8.7 25.2% 1996
Dogma Lions $30.7 $30.7 100% n/a 0% 1999
A Dangerous Method SPC $27.5 $5.7 20.8% $21.8 79.2% 2011
The Last Mimzy NL $27.3 $21.5 78.7% $5.8 21.3% 2007
Prelude to a Kiss Fox $22.7 $20.0 88.1% $2.7 11.9% 1992
Cosmopolis EOne $6.1 $764k 12.6% $5.3 87.4% 2012
Spider SPC $5.8 $1.6 28.3% $4.2 71.7% 2002
The Yards Mira. $889k $889k 100% n/a 0% 2000
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $10,175.8 million



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