Grosses

All time domestic gross (adjusted)

#Movie (Distributor)Release YearGrossAdjusted Gross
1Sergeant York (Warner Bros.)1941$15,000,212$356,236,000
2Going My Way (Paramount)1944$15,000,543$298,902,000
3For Whom the Bell Tolls (Paramount)1943$16,000,242$327,405,000
4The Jolson Story (Columbia)1946$17,000,423$301,935,000
5Mister Roberts (Warner Bros.)1955$18,000,552$277,472,000
6This Is the Army (Warner Bros.)1943$18,000,842$387,000,000
7The Bells of St. Mary's (RKO)1945$19,000,749$361,000,000
8The Caine Mutiny (Columbia)1954$19,000,988$316,796,000
9Shane (Paramount)1953$20,000,357$280,533,000
10Duel in the Sun (Selznick Releasing)1946$20,408,894$340,275,000
11Sayonara (Warner Bros.)1957$22,000,115$280,844,000
12The Best Years of Our Lives (RKO)1946$23,650,796$420,045,000
13Peyton Place (Fox)1957$24,000,418$306,375,000
1420000 Leagues Under The Sea (Disney)1954$25,000,134$339,156,000
15El Cid (Allied Artists)1961$26,000,000$270,463,000
16White Christmas (Paramount)1954$26,000,050$433,510,000
17Samson and Delilah (1949) (Paramount)1949$26,000,725$396,326,000
18From Here to Eternity (Columbia)1953$27,000,106$401,073,000
19Quo Vadis (MGM)1951$27,000,260$394,328,000
20The Shaggy Dog (1959) (Disney)1959$27,000,309$277,430,000
21The Guns of Navarone (Columbia)1961$28,000,468$290,005,000
22Psycho (1960) (Universal)1960$28,000,892$289,824,000
23Giant (Warner Bros.)1956$30,000,694$381,427,000
24The Bridge on the River Kwai (Columbia)1957$33,000,228$407,223,000
25The Greatest Show on Earth (Paramount)1952$34,000,029$480,581,000
26The Carpetbaggers (Paramount)1964$34,000,702$293,107,000
27South Pacific (Fox)1958$35,000,130$420,515,000
28The Robe (Fox)1953$36,000,342$534,764,000
29Tom Jones (United Artists)1963$38,000,090$353,751,000
30The Longest Day (Fox)1962$38,000,575$359,886,000
31Swiss Family Robinson (Disney)1960$40,356,408$297,169,000
32Superman (Warner Bros.)1978$40,925,251$468,616,000
33Bullitt (Warner Bros.)1968$42,000,000$261,939,000
34Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) (United Artists)1956$42,000,032$574,806,000
35To Sir, with Love (Columbia)1967$42,000,404$281,262,000
36Lawrence of Arabia (Columbia)1962$43,000,852$356,017,000
37You Only Live Twice (United Artists)1967$43,084,308$284,129,000
38West Side Story (MGM)1961$43,656,435$429,824,000
39Valley of the Dolls (Fox)1967$44,000,822$294,656,000
40The Odd Couple (Paramount)1968$44,527,570$277,700,000
41Midnight Cowboy (United Artists)1969$44,785,478$257,674,000
42The Dirty Dozen (MGM)1967$45,000,686$301,352,000
43How the West Was Won (MGM / Cinerama)1963$46,000,853$424,313,000
44It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (MGM)1963$46,332,543$407,037,000
45Bonnie and Clyde (Warner Bros.)1967$50,000,109$334,836,000
46Goldfinger (United Artists)1964$51,081,614$435,741,000
47The Love Bug (Disney)1969$51,264,491$280,362,000
48Sleeping Beauty (1959) (Disney)1959$51,600,287$267,825,000
49The French Connection (Fox)1971$51,700,937$255,998,000
50Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Columbia)1967$56,666,355$379,481,000
512001: A Space Odyssey (MGM)1968$56,954,648$321,607,000
52Cleopatra (1963) (Fox)1963$57,777,949$522,609,000
53Funny Girl (Columbia)1968$58,723,719$359,443,000
54Patton (Fox)1970$61,749,814$325,481,000
55Thunderball (United Artists)1965$63,595,501$500,353,000
56Song of the South (Disney / RKO)1946$65,000,964$365,087,000
57What's Up, Doc? (Warner Bros.)1972$66,000,276$317,188,000
58All the President's Men (Warner Bros.)1976$70,600,641$270,799,000
59My Fair Lady (Warner Bros.)1964$72,432,371$599,627,000
60Ben-Hur (1959) (MGM)1959$74,000,111$812,430,000
61Fiddler on the Roof (United Artists)1971$78,000,558$369,115,000
62Earthquake (Universal)1974$79,666,565$344,379,000
63Fantasia (Disney / RKO)1940$80,000,076$371,715,000
64A Star Is Born (1976) (Warner Bros.)1976$80,000,605$306,854,000
65Alien (Fox)1979$80,931,087$263,816,000
66M.A.S.H. (Fox)1970$81,600,139$430,111,000
67Heaven Can Wait (1978) (Paramount)1978$81,640,699$285,043,000
68Jaws 2 (Universal)1978$81,766,987$283,652,000
69The Goodbye Girl (Warner Bros.)1977$82,000,470$300,422,000
70Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Paramount)1979$82,258,086$272,084,000
71Airplane! (Paramount)1980$83,453,906$253,464,000
72Apocalypse Now (United Artists)1979$83,471,114$267,411,000
73The Poseidon Adventure (Fox)1972$84,563,142$406,400,000
74Rocky II (United Artists)1979$85,182,286$281,756,000
75Every Which Way But Loose (Warner Bros.)1978$85,196,458$297,460,000
76Stripes (Columbia)1981$85,297,639$250,677,000
77The Ten Commandments (1956) (Paramount)1956$85,400,591$1,067,764,000
78Young Frankenstein (Fox)1974$86,273,138$372,938,000
79The Amityville Horror (1979) (AIP)1979$86,432,881$285,890,000
80Pinocchio (1940) (Disney / RKO)1940$87,000,862$439,883,000
81Peter Pan (1953) (Disney / RKO)1953$87,404,669$458,384,000
82Cinderella (1950) (Disney / RKO)1950$88,000,466$442,200,000
83Lady and the Tramp (Disney)1955$88,300,200$484,697,000
84Saturday Night Fever (Paramount)1977$94,213,584$345,167,000
85Arthur (1981) (Orion)1981$95,461,724$280,547,000
86Airport (Universal)1970$100,489,626$529,675,000
87Stir Crazy (Columbia)1980$101,300,186$307,666,000
88Mary Poppins (Disney)1964$102,272,145$752,496,000
89Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (Fox)1969$102,308,525$545,703,000
90Bambi (Disney / RKO)1942$102,797,843$476,355,000
919 to 5 (Fox)1980$103,290,458$313,711,000
92The Graduate (AVCO Embassy)1967$104,901,861$672,213,000
93Kramer Vs. Kramer (Columbia)1979$106,260,774$351,475,000
94Love Story (Paramount)1970$106,397,305$560,816,000
95The Towering Inferno (Fox)1974$107,082,379$462,891,000
96Superman II (Warner Bros.)1981$108,185,706$317,941,000
97Terms of Endearment (Paramount)1983$108,423,643$281,213,000
98Porky's (Fox)1982$111,289,698$308,190,000
99Doctor Zhivago (MGM)1965$111,721,461$831,241,000
100One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (United Artists)1975$112,000,194$450,759,000
101American Graffiti (Universal)1973$115,000,796$506,645,000
102The Karate Kid Part II (Columbia)1986$115,103,443$253,476,000
103Rocky (United Artists)1976$117,235,327$449,677,000
104On Golden Pond (Universal)1981$119,285,747$333,144,000
105Blazing Saddles (Warner Bros.)1974$119,500,420$499,706,000
106Rocky III (MGM/UA)1982$125,049,038$347,500,000
107Smokey and the Bandit (Universal)1977$126,737,978$464,325,000
108Dumb and Dumber (New Line)1994$127,175,036$254,662,000
109Rocky IV (MGM/UA)1985$127,873,963$294,289,000
110Coming to America (Paramount)1988$128,152,468$254,746,000
111An Officer and a Gentleman (Paramount)1982$129,795,263$360,690,000
112The Flintstones (Universal)1994$130,560,663$261,441,000
113Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (Disney)1989$130,724,390$267,674,000
114The Silence of the Lambs (Orion)1991$130,742,537$253,721,000
115Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Columbia)1977$132,088,195$474,098,000
116The Godfather (Paramount)1972$134,966,044$644,797,000
117Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) (New Line)1990$135,265,256$261,876,000
118The Jungle Book (1967) (Disney)1967$135,475,744$473,115,000
119101 Dalmatians (1996) (Disney)1996$136,189,436$251,735,000
120Ransom (Disney)1996$136,492,894$252,296,000
121Platoon (Orion)1986$138,530,553$289,628,000
122Sister Act (Disney)1992$139,605,188$274,837,000
123Look Who's Talking (TriStar)1989$140,088,166$286,849,000
124A Few Good Men (Columbia)1992$141,340,483$278,253,000
125Pocahontas (Disney)1995$141,579,941$265,910,000
126National Lampoon's Animal House (Universal)1978$141,600,129$494,390,000
127Doctor Dolittle (1998) (Fox)1998$144,156,756$251,122,000
128Lethal Weapon 3 (Warner Bros.)1992$144,731,292$284,929,000
129The Santa Clause (Disney)1994$144,833,975$290,022,000
130101 Dalmatians (1961) (Disney)1961$144,880,212$504,714,000
131True Lies (Fox)1994$146,282,462$292,923,000
132Lethal Weapon 2 (Warner Bros.)1989$147,307,168$301,631,000
133As Good as It Gets (Sony / TriStar)1997$148,478,260$264,285,000
134Rambo: First Blood Part II (TriStar)1985$150,415,193$346,167,000
135Gremlins (Warner Bros.)1984$153,083,972$371,589,000
136Beverly Hills Cop II (Paramount)1987$153,665,069$321,085,000
137Jerry Maguire (Sony / TriStar)1996$153,962,324$284,587,000
138Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Disney)1988$154,112,403$306,350,000
139Fatal Attraction (Paramount)1987$156,645,905$327,313,000
140The Firm (Paramount)1993$158,369,885$312,532,000
141The Sting (Universal)1973$159,616,911$723,795,000
142The Waterboy (Disney)1998$161,491,939$281,319,000
143A Bug's Life (Disney)1998$162,798,279$283,596,000
144Batman Returns (Warner Bros.)1992$162,831,945$320,563,000
145The Sound of Music (Fox)1965$163,214,076$1,259,919,000
146Big Daddy (Sony / Columbia)1999$163,479,811$263,959,000
147Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Warner Bros.)1991$165,493,447$321,160,000
148Meet the Parents (Universal)2000$166,244,845$251,989,000
149Three Men and a Baby (Disney)1987$167,780,861$350,581,000
150Tarzan (1999) (Disney)1999$171,091,147$276,249,000
151The Matrix (Warner Bros.)1999$171,479,060$276,876,000
152Rain Man (MGM/UA)1988$172,825,476$343,548,000
153Air Force One (Sony / Columbia)1997$172,956,394$307,855,000
154Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Fox)1992$173,585,649$341,733,000
155Apollo 13 (Universal)1995$173,837,410$325,666,000
156Crocodile Dundee (Paramount)1986$174,803,471$384,945,000
157There's Something About Mary (Fox)1998$176,489,373$307,446,000
158Tootsie (Columbia)1982$177,200,382$492,423,000
159Pretty Woman (Disney)1990$178,406,922$345,398,000
160Top Gun (Paramount)1986$179,800,601$392,335,000
161Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (Paramount)1984$179,870,426$437,363,000
162Planet of the Apes (2001) (Fox)2001$180,011,204$260,299,000
163Mission: Impossible (Paramount)1996$180,981,223$334,530,000
164Jurassic Park III (Universal)2001$181,171,459$261,977,000
165Liar Liar (Universal)1997$181,410,469$322,903,000
166The Perfect Storm (Warner Bros.)2000$182,618,117$276,808,000
167What Women Want (2000) (Paramount)2000$182,811,707$277,100,000
168Ocean's Eleven (Warner Bros.)2001$183,417,424$265,225,000
169The Fugitive (1993) (Warner Bros.)1993$183,875,616$362,782,000
170Batman Forever (Warner Bros.)1995$184,134,515$345,834,000
171Dances with Wolves (Orion)1990$184,208,763$356,632,000
172Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Disney / RKO)1937$184,925,342$970,712,000
173Gladiator (2000) (DreamWorks)2000$187,705,497$284,442,000
174Grease (Paramount)1978$188,389,752$608,051,000
175Men in Black II (Sony / Columbia)2002$190,418,608$268,228,000
176Toy Story (Disney)1995$191,796,910$360,018,000
177Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Paramount)1989$197,171,932$403,733,000
178Pearl Harbor (Disney)2001$198,542,513$287,096,000
179Gone with the Wind (MGM)1939$200,276,459$1,910,471,000
180Armageddon (Disney)1998$201,578,020$351,150,000
181The Mummy Returns (Universal)2001$202,019,384$292,124,000
182The Exorcist (Warner Bros.)1973$204,671,948$789,662,000
183Terminator 2: Judgment Day (TriStar)1991$204,843,975$397,523,000
184Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (New Line)1999$206,040,556$332,677,000
185Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Warner Bros.)2005$206,459,266$263,147,000
186Batman Begins (Warner Bros.)2005$206,852,432$263,274,000
187Wedding Crashers (New Line)2005$209,218,166$266,663,000
188Back to the Future (Universal)1985$210,609,043$484,699,000
189300 (Warner Bros.)2007$210,614,690$250,105,000
190Austin Powers in Goldmember (New Line)2002$213,243,496$300,379,000
191X2: X-Men United (Fox)2003$214,949,672$291,234,000
192Mission: Impossible II (Paramount)2000$215,409,290$326,512,000
193Saving Private Ryan (DreamWorks)1998$216,335,032$373,605,000
194Alvin and the Chipmunks (Fox)2007$217,326,629$258,075,000
195Aladdin (Disney)1992$217,350,045$427,942,000
196The Da Vinci Code (Sony / Columbia)2006$217,536,399$271,339,000
197Ghost (Paramount)1990$217,631,141$421,338,000
198King Kong (2005) (Universal)2005$218,135,164$278,029,000
199Beauty and the Beast (1991) (Disney)1991$218,967,717$367,840,000
200Mrs. Doubtfire (Fox)1993$219,195,038$432,566,000
201National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Disney)2007$219,964,410$261,208,000
202WALL-E (Disney)2008$223,808,838$254,668,000
203Rush Hour 2 (New Line)2001$226,164,771$327,038,000
204The Bourne Ultimatum (Universal)2007$227,471,923$270,123,000
205Hancock (Sony / Columbia)2008$227,946,076$259,376,000
206Signs (Disney)2002$227,966,979$321,119,000
207The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Universal)1997$229,086,940$407,764,000
208Cast Away (Fox)2000$233,632,386$354,133,000
209War of the Worlds (Paramount)2005$234,280,479$298,607,000
210X-Men: The Last Stand (Fox)2006$234,362,795$292,327,000
211Beverly Hills Cop (1984) (Paramount)1984$234,760,312$570,831,000
212My Big Fat Greek Wedding (IFC Films)2002$241,438,568$340,095,000
213Twister (1996) (Warner Bros.)1996$241,721,884$446,802,000
214Ghostbusters (1984) (Columbia)1984$242,212,467$582,604,000
215Bruce Almighty (Universal)2003$242,829,757$329,007,000
216Cars (Disney)2006$244,082,964$304,452,000
217Toy Story 2 (Disney)1999$245,852,199$396,959,000
218Raiders of the Lost Ark (Paramount)1981$248,159,971$715,972,000
219Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Bros.)2004$249,538,372$328,298,000
220Men in Black (Sony / Columbia)1997$250,690,756$446,218,000
221Night at the Museum (Fox)2006$250,863,213$312,909,000
222Despicable Me (Universal)2010$251,513,985$260,440,000
223Batman (1989) (Warner Bros.)1989$252,101,403$516,209,000
224The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Warner Bros. / New Line)2014$254,425,998$254,397,000
225The Hangover Part II (Warner Bros.)2011$254,464,305$262,166,000
226The Blind Side (Warner Bros.)2009$255,959,000$278,825,000
227I Am Legend (Warner Bros.)2007$256,393,949$304,468,000
228Star Trek (Paramount)2009$257,730,024$280,754,000
229The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros.)2014$257,760,692$257,761,000
230The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros. / New Line)2013$258,366,855$259,638,000
231Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Disney)2014$259,766,572$259,767,000
232Jaws (Universal)1975$260,000,591$1,030,273,000
233How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Universal)2000$260,044,175$394,168,000
234The Incredibles (Disney)2004$261,441,580$343,957,000
235Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Warner Bros.)2002$261,988,168$369,042,000
236The Amazing Spider-Man (Sony / Columbia)2012$262,030,663$268,944,000
237Shrek (DreamWorks)2001$267,665,130$387,048,000
238Monsters University (Disney)2013$268,492,764$269,814,000
239Gravity (Warner Bros.)2013$274,092,705$275,441,000
240The Hangover (Warner Bros.)2009$277,322,696$302,097,000
241Meet the Fockers (Universal)2004$279,261,547$367,402,000
242The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (Lionsgate / Summit)2011$281,287,133$289,724,000
243The Matrix Reloaded (Warner Bros.)2003$281,553,328$381,475,000
244Home Alone (Fox)1990$285,761,269$553,239,000
245Monsters, Inc. (Disney)2001$289,762,882$404,896,000
246Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Warner Bros.)2005$290,013,999$369,643,000
247The Empire Strikes Back (Fox)1980$290,271,915$793,193,000
248Man of Steel (Warner Bros.)2013$291,045,518$292,477,000
249The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Disney)2005$291,710,571$371,806,000
250Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Warner Bros.)2007$292,004,517$346,755,000
251The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (Lionsgate / Summit)2012$292,324,737$300,037,000
252Inception (Warner Bros.)2010$292,576,195$302,959,000
253Up (Disney)2009$293,003,689$319,180,000
254The Sixth Sense (Disney)1999$293,506,977$473,902,000
255Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Warner Bros.)2010$295,983,305$306,487,000
256The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Summit)2009$296,639,747$323,140,000
257The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit)2010$300,531,751$311,197,000
258Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Warner Bros.)2009$301,959,187$328,934,000
259The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Warner Bros. / New Line)2012$303,003,568$310,997,000
260Skyfall (Sony / Columbia)2012$304,360,277$312,390,000
261Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Disney)2003$305,413,236$413,803,000
262Independence Day (Fox)1996$306,169,262$565,928,000
263Return of the Jedi (Fox)1983$309,306,996$761,945,000
264Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Disney)2007$309,420,379$367,437,000
265Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (Fox)2002$310,676,344$437,626,000
266Iron Man 2 (Paramount)2010$312,128,345$323,205,000
267The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line)2001$314,776,383$455,043,000
268Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Paramount)2008$317,101,243$360,824,000
269Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Warner Bros.)2001$317,575,047$459,220,000
270Iron Man (Paramount)2008$318,412,855$362,317,000
271Transformers (Paramount / DreamWorks)2007$319,246,139$379,105,000
272Shrek the Third (Paramount / DreamWorks)2007$322,719,455$383,229,000
273Forrest Gump (Paramount)1994$330,252,182$660,755,000
274American Sniper (Warner Bros.)2014$332,241,640$331,812,000
275Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney)2014$333,176,600$333,177,000
276Alice in Wonderland (2010) (Disney)2010$334,191,110$346,051,000
277Spider-Man 3 (Sony / Columbia)2007$336,530,590$399,630,000
278The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (Lionsgate)2014$336,775,442$336,758,000
279The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line)2002$341,786,621$481,341,000
280Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Paramount / DreamWorks)2011$352,390,543$363,056,000
281Despicable Me 2 (Universal)2013$368,065,385$369,876,000
282The Passion of the Christ (Newmarket)2004$370,773,682$487,777,000
283Spider-Man 2 (Sony / Columbia)2004$373,524,311$491,416,000
284The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line)2003$377,027,863$510,831,000
285Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (Fox)2005$380,270,448$484,682,000
286Finding Nemo (Disney)2003$380,842,919$502,490,000
287Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Warner Bros.)2011$381,011,219$392,542,000
288Frozen (2013) (Disney)2013$400,738,009$402,710,000
289Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Paramount / DreamWorks)2009$402,111,347$438,033,000
290Jurassic Park (Universal)1993$402,453,925$750,258,000
291Spider-Man (Sony / Columbia)2002$403,706,983$568,669,000
292The Hunger Games (Lionsgate)2012$408,010,692$418,775,000
293Iron Man 3 (Disney)2013$409,013,994$411,026,000
294Toy Story 3 (Disney)2010$415,004,880$429,733,000
295The Lion King (Disney)1994$422,783,937$745,668,000
296Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Disney)2006$423,315,199$528,013,000
297The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate)2013$424,668,047$426,757,000
298E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Universal)1982$435,110,890$1,141,364,000
299Shrek 2 (DreamWorks)2004$441,226,414$580,486,000
300The Dark Knight Rises (Warner Bros.)2012$448,139,099$459,962,000
301Star Wars (Fox)1977$460,998,882$1,392,893,000
302Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (Fox)1999$474,544,249$740,649,000
303The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.)2008$534,858,444$608,438,000
304Marvel's The Avengers (Disney)2012$623,357,910$639,803,000
305Titanic (Paramount)1997$658,672,302$1,128,788,000
306Avatar (Fox)2009$760,507,625$824,720,000