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William Friedkin


RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
16 Sorcerer Uni. n/a - n/a - 6/24/77
15 The Boys in the Band NGP $2,695 - n/a - 3/17/70
14 Rampage Mira. $796,368 172 $322,500 172 10/30/92
13 Killer Joe LD $1,987,762 75 $37,900 3 7/27/12
12 Bug LGF $7,025,810 1,661 $3,245,556 1,661 5/25/07
11 The Brink's Job Uni. $7,909,950 - n/a - 12/8/78
10 Jade Par. $9,851,610 2,164 $4,284,246 2,164 10/13/95
9 Deal of the Century WB $10,369,581 1,226 $3,520,605 1,217 11/4/83
8 The Guardian (1990) Uni. $17,037,887 1,736 $5,565,620 1,684 4/27/90
7 To Live and Die in L.A. MGM $17,307,019 1,135 $3,551,761 1,135 11/1/85
6 Cruising MGM $19,798,718 - n/a - 2/15/80
5 Blue Chips Par. $23,070,663 1,980 $10,123,605 1,980 2/18/94
4 The Hunted Par. $34,244,097 2,517 $13,482,638 2,516 3/14/03
3 The French Connection Fox $51,700,000 - n/a - 10/7/71
2 Rules of Engagement Par. $61,335,230 3,220 $15,011,181 3,155 4/7/00
1 The Exorcist WB $232,906,145 - n/a - 12/26/73
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (15): $495,343,535
Average: $33,022,902
Opening Gross Average (8): $7,348,152 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Exorcist WB $923,503,000 $232,906,145 12/26/73
2 The French Connection Fox $261,633,300 $51,700,000 10/7/71
3 Rules of Engagement Par. $95,018,400 $61,335,230 4/7/00
4 Cruising MGM $61,439,800 $19,798,718 2/15/80
5 The Hunted Par. $47,419,300 $34,244,097 3/14/03
6 Blue Chips Par. $46,086,100 $23,070,663 2/18/94
7 To Live and Die in L.A. MGM $40,708,100 $17,307,019 11/1/85
8 The Guardian (1990) Uni. $33,632,700 $17,037,887 4/27/90
9 The Brink's Job Uni. $28,225,700 $7,909,950 12/8/78
10 Deal of the Century WB $27,487,600 $10,369,581 11/4/83
11 Jade Par. $18,910,600 $9,851,610 10/13/95
12 Bug LGF $8,527,000 $7,025,810 5/25/07
13 Killer Joe LD $2,133,400 $1,987,762 7/27/12
14 Rampage Mira. $1,602,300 $796,368 10/30/92
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $1,596,327,300
Average: $106,421,800


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Exorcist WB $401.4 $193.0 48.1% $208.4 51.9% 1973
Rules of Engagement Par. $71.7 $61.3 85.5% $10.4 14.5% 2000
The Hunted Par. $45.5 $34.2 75.3% $11.3 24.7% 2003
Bug LGF $8.1 $7.0 87.2% $1.0 12.8% 2007
Killer Joe LD $3.7 $2.0 54.2% $1.7 45.8% 2012
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $530.4 million




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