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Top Box Office Hits (Adjusted for Inflation)

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People who added this item 2384 Average listal rating (1368 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Adjusted Gross: $1,450 million

Actual Gross (1939 + re-releases): $198.7 million
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Adjusted Gross: $1,279 million

Actual Gross (1997 + re-releases): $461 million
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People who added this item 2194 Average listal rating (1316 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Adjusted Gross: $1,022 million

Actual Gross (1965): $158.7 million
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People who added this item 6295 Average listal rating (4102 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Adjusted Gross: $1,018 million

Actual Gross (1982 + re-releases): $435.1 million
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People who added this item 650 Average listal rating (407 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Adjusted Gross: $940 million

Actual Gross (1956): $65.5 million
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People who added this item 9064 Average listal rating (5677 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Titanic (1997)
Adjusted Gross: $921 million

Actual Gross (1997): $600.8 million
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People who added this item 4461 Average listal rating (2905 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Jaws (1975)
Adjusted Gross: $919 million

Actual Gross (1975): $260 million
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People who added this item 822 Average listal rating (440 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Adjusted Gross: $891 million

Actual Gross (1965): $111.7 million
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People who added this item 3890 Average listal rating (2487 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
The Exorcist (1973)
Adjusted Gross: $794 million

Actual Gross (1973 + re-releases): $232.6 million
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People who added this item 3311 Average listal rating (2014 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Adjusted Gross: $782 million

Actual Gross (1937 + re-releases): $184.9 million
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People who added this item 2708 Average listal rating (1616 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Adjusted Gross: $717 million

Actual Gross (1961 + re-releases): $144.9 million
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Adjusted Gross: $705 million

Actual Gross (1980 + re-releases): $290.5 million
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People who added this item 1286 Average listal rating (751 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Ben-Hur (1959)
Adjusted Gross: $703 million

Actual Gross (1959): $74 million
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Adjusted Gross: $665,940,600

Actual Gross (1983 + re-releases): $309,306,177
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People who added this item 1070 Average listal rating (717 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Sting (1973)
Adjusted Gross: $675 million

Actual Gross (1973): $156 million
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Adjusted Gross: $633 million

Actual Gross (1981 + re-releases): $242.4 million
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People who added this item 7743 Average listal rating (5008 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Jurassic Park (1993)
Adjusted Gross: $619 million

Actual Gross (1993): $357 million
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People who added this item 2174 Average listal rating (1296 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
The Graduate (1967)
Adjusted Gross: $615 million

Actual Gross (1967 + re-releases): $104.9 million
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Adjusted Gross: $609 million

Actual Gross (1999): $431 million
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People who added this item 2096 Average listal rating (1243 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Fantasia (1940)
Adjusted Gross: $596 million

Actual Gross (1941 + re-releases): $76.4 million
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People who added this item 5937 Average listal rating (3708 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Godfather (1972)
Adjusted Gross: $567 million

Actual Gross (1972 + re-releases): $135 million
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People who added this item 9092 Average listal rating (5712 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Forrest Gump (1994)
Adjusted Gross: $564 million

Actual Gross (1994): $329.7 million
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People who added this item 2526 Average listal rating (1550 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Mary Poppins (1964)
Adjusted Gross: $553,527,300

Actual Gross (1964 + re-releases): $102,272,727
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People who added this item 7283 Average listal rating (4761 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Lion King (1994)
Adjusted Gross: $546,801,100

Actual Gross (1994 + re-releases): $328,541,776
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People who added this item 3650 Average listal rating (2270 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Grease (1978)
Adjusted Gross: $552 million

Actual Gross (1978 + re-releases): $188.4 million
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People who added this item 718 Average listal rating (487 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7
Thunderball (1965)
Adjusted Gross: $537 million

Actual Gross (1965): $63.6 million
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People who added this item 7410 Average listal rating (4893 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 9
Adjusted Gross: $533.4 million

Actual Gross (2008): $533.4 million
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People who added this item 2792 Average listal rating (1678 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
Adjusted Gross: $529 million

Actual Gross (1967 + re-releases): $141.8 million
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People who added this item 2466 Average listal rating (1458 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Adjusted Gross: $522 million

Actual Gross (1959 + re-releases): $51.6 million
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People who added this item 6535 Average listal rating (4245 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Shrek 2 (2004)
Adjusted Gross: $510 million

Actual Gross (2004): $441 million
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People who added this item 5236 Average listal rating (3462 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
Ghostbusters (1984)
Adjusted Gross: $508 million

Actual Gross (1984 + re-releases): $238.6 million
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Adjusted Gross: $506 million

Actual Gross (1969): $102.3 million
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People who added this item 378 Average listal rating (212 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Love Story (1970)
Adjusted Gross: $503 million

Actual Gross (1970): $106.4 million
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People who added this item 8279 Average listal rating (5257 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Spider-Man (2002)
Adjusted Gross: $499 million

Actual Gross (2002): $403.7 million
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People who added this item 4995 Average listal rating (3451 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7
Adjusted Gross: $497 million

Actual Gross (1996): $306.1 million
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People who added this item 6630 Average listal rating (4370 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.5
Home Alone (1990)
Adjusted Gross: $486 million

Actual Gross (1990): $285.8 million
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People who added this item 2929 Average listal rating (1739 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
Pinocchio (1940)
Adjusted Gross: $484 million

Actual Gross (1940 + re-releases): $84.3 million
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People who added this item 521 Average listal rating (288 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7
Cleopatra (1963)
Adjusted Gross: $482 million

Actual Gross (1963): $57.8 million
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People who added this item 1759 Average listal rating (1132 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Adjusted Gross: $482 million

Actual Gross (1984): $234.8 million
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People who added this item 1435 Average listal rating (907 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Goldfinger (1964)
Adjusted Gross: $476 million

Actual Gross (1964): $51.1 million
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People who added this item 138 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Airport (1970)
Adjusted Gross: $475 million

Actual Gross (1970): $100.5 million
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People who added this item 953 Average listal rating (534 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Adjusted Gross: $472 million

Actual Gross (1973): $115 million
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People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Robe (1953)
Adjusted Gross: $470 million

Actual Gross (1953): $36 million
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Adjusted Gross: $464 million

Actual Gross (2006): $423.3 million
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People who added this item 322 Average listal rating (208 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Adjusted Gross: $464 million

Actual Gross (1956): $42 million
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People who added this item 2849 Average listal rating (1716 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Bambi (1942)
Adjusted Gross: $457 million

Actual Gross (1942 + re-releases): $102.2 million
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People who added this item 1060 Average listal rating (710 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Adjusted Gross: $454 million
Actual Gross (1974): $119.5 million
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People who added this item 4987 Average listal rating (3298 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Batman (1989)
Adjusted Gross: $452 million

Actual Gross (1989): $251.2 million
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People who added this item 84 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Adjusted Gross: $450 million

Actual Gross (1945): $21.3 million
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Adjusted Gross: $442 million

Actual Gross (2003): $377 million
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Compiled from BoxOfficeMojo website, this is all-time top 50 box office hits, ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION and with ticket prices taken as constant.

* Adjusted to the estimated 2009 average ticket price of $7.18. Inflation-adjustment is mostly done by multiplying estimated admissions by the latest average ticket price. Where admissions are unavailable, adjustment is based on the average ticket price for when each movie was released (taking in to account re-releases where applicable).

Most pre-1980 pictures achieved their totals through multiple releases, especially Disney animated features which made much of their totals in the past few decades belying their original release dates in terms of adjustment. For example, Snow White has made $118,328,683 of its unadjusted $184,925,486 total since 1983.

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Comments

Posted: 8 years, 10 months ago at Dec 4 14:17
Added all Adjusted as well as Actual Gross Box Office figures for these Top 50 hits.
Posted: 8 years ago at Sep 29 17:48
Updated as of September 2009 figures.
Posted: 7 years, 3 months ago at Jul 8 22:12
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avatar_%282009_film%29
New #1, apparently earning about double the current #1.
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at May 6 14:17
Should be updated

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