Lista filmelor cu cele mai mari încasări

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Lista următoare cuprinde o înșirare nedefinitivată a filmelor cu cele mai mari încasări din toate timplurile. Filmele care au fost difuzate în anul în curs, 2009, sunt evidențiate pentru conveniență.

Filmele cu cele mai mari încasări din lume[modificare | modificare sursă]

Lista are mai multe filme din 2008 în top 50 decât din alți ani, adică șapte filme, urmate de anul 2007, cu șase filme, apoi anul 2004, cu cinci. Optzeci la sută dintre filmele din top 50 au fost lansate după anul 2000, în timp ce nu apare niciun film dinainte de 1977 din cauza inflației, iar numărului crescut al populatiei și modul în care s-au cumpărat biletele nu au fost luate în considerare. Cifrele apar în dolari SUA (USD). Din cauză că nu este adaptată pentru inflație, această listă are tendința de a favoriza filmele din anii recenți; o listă adaptată inflației poate fi găsită în Lista filmelor cu cele mai mari câștiguri din Statele Unite și Canada.

Filme cu cele mai mari încasări[1]
Număr Titlu Încasări mondiale An Notă
1 Avatar $2,787,965,087 2009 [# 1]
2 Titanic $2,186,772,302 1997 [# 2]
3 The Avengers $1,518,594,910 2012 [# 3]
4 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 $1,341,511,219 2011 [# 4]
5 Frozen film currently playing $1,274,219,009 2013 [# 5]
6 Iron Man 3 $1,215,439,994 2013 [# 6]
7 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $1,123,794,079 2011 [# 7]
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $1,119,929,521 2003 [# 8]
9 Skyfall $1,108,561,013 2012 [# 9]
10 The Dark Knight Rises $1,084,439,099 2012 [# 10]
11 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $1,066,179,725 2006 [# 11]
12 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 2010 [# 12]
13 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $1,045,713,802 2011 [# 13]
14 Transformers: Age of Extinction film currently playing $1,032,250,166 2014 [# 14]
15 Jurassic Park $1,029,153,882 1993 [# 15]
16 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace $1,027,044,677 1999 [# 16]
17 Alice in Wonderland $1,025,467,110 2010 [# 17]
18 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $1,017,003,568 2012 [# 18]
19 The Dark Knight $1,004,558,444 2008 [# 19]
20 The Lion King $987,483,777 1994 [# 20]
21 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone $974,755,371 2001 [# 21]
22 Despicable Me 2 $970,761,885 2013 [# 22]
23 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $963,420,425 2007 [# 23]
24 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 $960,283,305 2010 [# 24]
25 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $958,366,855 2013 [# 25]
26 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $939,885,929 2007 [# 26]
27 Finding Nemo $936,743,261 2003 [# 27]
28 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $934,416,487 2009 [# 28]
29 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $926,047,111 2002 [# 29]
30 Shrek 2 $919,838,758 2004 [# 30]
31 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $896,911,078 2005 [# 31]
32 Spider-Man 3 $890,871,626 2007 [# 32]
33 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,686,817 2009 [# 33]
34 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $878,979,634 2002 [# 34]
35 Ice Age: Continental Drift $877,244,782 2012 [# 35]
36 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $871,530,324 2001 [# 36]
37 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $864,565,663 2013 [# 37]
38 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith $848,754,768 2005 [# 38]
39 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $836,303,693 2009 [# 39]
40 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 $829,685,377 2012 [# 40]
41 Inception $825,532,764 2010 [# 41]
42 Spider-Man $821,708,551 2002 [# 42]
43 Independence Day $817,400,891 1996 [# 43]
44 Shrek the Third $798,958,162 2007 [# 44]
45 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $796,688,549 2004 [# 45]
46 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial $792,910,554 1982 [# 46]
47 Fast & Furious 6 $788,679,850 2013 [# 47]
48 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $786,636,033 2008 [# 48]
49 Spider-Man 2 $783,766,341 2004 [# 49]
50 Star Wars $775,398,007 1977 [# 50]

Filmele cu cele mai mari încasări din lume după an[modificare | modificare sursă]

     indică filme care mai rulează în cinematografele din lume în săptămâna curentă.

Filmele cu cele mai mari încasări din lume după anul lansării[2][3][4]
An Titlu Încasări globale Buget Ref
1915 The Birth of a Nation &&&&&&&&50000000.&&&&&050.000.000–&&&&&&&100000000.&&&&&0100.000.000
&&&&&&&&20000000.&&&&&020.000.000+[1] (&&&&&&&&&5200000.&&&&&05.200.000)[2]
&&&&&&&&&&110000.&&&&&0110.000 [# 51][# 52][# 53]
1916 Intolerance &&&&&&&&&1000000.&&&&&01.000.000[3][4] [5] &&&&&&&&&&489653.&&&&&0489.653 [# 54][# 55]
1917 Cleopatra &&&&&&&&&&500000.&&&&&0500.000[6][7] &&&&&&&&&&300000.&&&&&0300.000 [# 54]
1918 Mickey &&&&&&&&&8000000.&&&&&08.000.000 &&&&&&&&&&250000.&&&&&0250.000 [# 56]
1919 The Miracle Man &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000[8] &&&&&&&&&&120000.&&&&&0120.000 [# 57]
1920 Way Down East &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[9] (&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000)[10] &&&&&&&&&&800000.&&&&&0800.000 [# 58][# 59]
1921 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[11] (&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000)[12] &&&&&&&&&&600000.&&&&&0600.000–&&&&&&&&&&800000.&&&&&0800.000 [# 60]
1922 Robin Hood &&&&&&&&&2500000.&&&&&02.500.000[13] &&&&&&&&&&930042.780000930.042,78 [# 61][# 62]
1923 The Covered Wagon &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[14] &&&&&&&&&&800000.&&&&&0800.000 [# 63][# 64]
1924 The Sea Hawk &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000[15] &&&&&&&&&&700000.&&&&&0700.000 [# 63]
1925 The Big Parade &&&&&&&&18000000.&&&&&018.000.000–&&&&&&&&22000000.&&&&&022.000.000[16]
(&&&&&&&&&6131000.&&&&&06.131.000)[17]
&&&&&&&&&&382000.&&&&&0382.000 [# 65][# 66][# 67]
Ben-Hur &&&&&&&&&9386000.&&&&&09.386.000[18] &&&&&&&&&3967000.&&&&&03.967.000 [# 68]
1926 For Heaven's Sake &&&&&&&&&2600000.&&&&&02.600.000[19] Heaven's Sake &&&&&&&&&&150000.&&&&&0150.000 [# 58][# 69]
1927 Wings &&&&&&&&&3600000.&&&&&03.600.000[20] &&&&&&&&&2000000.&&&&&02.000.000 [# 58][# 70][# 71]
1928 The Singing Fool &&&&&&&&&5900000.&&&&&05.900.000[21] &&&&&&&&&&388000.&&&&&0388.000 [# 71][# 72]
1929 The Broadway Melody &&&&&&&&&4400000.&&&&&04.400.000–&&&&&&&&&4800000.&&&&&04.800.000[22] &&&&&&&&&&379000.&&&&&0379.000 [# 73][# 74]
Sunny Side Up &&&&&&&&&3500000.&&&&&03.500.000[23][24] Side Up &&&&&&&&&&600000.&&&&&0600.000 [# 75][# 76]
1930 All Quiet on the Western Front &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000[25] &&&&&&&&&1250000.&&&&&01.250.000 [# 58][# 77][# 78][# 79]
1931 Frankenstein &&&&&&&&12000000.&&&&&012.000.000[26] (&&&&&&&&&1400000.&&&&&01.400.000)[27] &&&&&&&&&&250000.&&&&&0250.000 [# 80][# 81]
City Lights &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[28] &&&&&&&&&1607351.&&&&&01.607.351 [# 82]
1932 The Sign of the Cross &&&&&&&&&2738993.&&&&&02.738.993[29] &&&&&&&&&&694065.&&&&&0694.065 [# 64][# 83][# 84][# 85]
1933 King Kong &&&&&&&&&5347000.&&&&&05.347.000[30] (&&&&&&&&&1856000.&&&&&01.856.000)[31] Eroare de expresie: caracter de punctuație „,” necunoscut.Eroare de expresie: caracter de punctuație „,” necunoscut672.255,75 [# 86]
I'm No Angel &&&&&&&&&3250000.&&&&&03.250.000+[32] &&&&&&&&&&200000.&&&&&0200.000 [# 87][# 88]
Cavalcade &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000–&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000[33] &&&&&&&&&1116000.&&&&&01.116.000 [# 59][# 78]
She Done Him Wrong &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000+[34] &&&&&&&&&&274076.&&&&&0274.076 [# 89][# 90][# 91]
1934 The Merry Widow &&&&&&&&&2608000.&&&&&02.608.000[35] &&&&&&&&&1605000.&&&&&01.605.000 [# 92][# 84]
It Happened One Night &&&&&&&&&1000000.&&&&&01.000.000[36] Night &&&&&&&&&&325000.&&&&&0325.000 [# 93][# 94]
1935 Mutiny on the Bounty &&&&&&&&&4460000.&&&&&04.460.000[37] &&&&&&&&&1905000.&&&&&01.905.000 [# 84]
1936 San Francisco &&&&&&&&&6044000.&&&&&06.044.000+[38] (&&&&&&&&&5273000.&&&&&05.273.000)[39] &&&&&&&&&1300000.&&&&&01.300.000 [# 92][# 84]
1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs &&&&&&&418000000.&&&&&0418.000.000+White (&&&&&&&&&8500000.&&&&&08.500.000)[40] &&&&&&&&&1488423.&&&&&01.488.423 [# 95][# 96]
1938 You Can't Take It With You &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[41] &&&&&&&&&1200000.&&&&&01.200.000 [# 97][# 98]
1939 Gone with the Wind &&&&&&&390525192.&&&&&0390.525.192–&&&&&&&400176459.&&&&&0400.176.459
(&&&&&&&&32000000.&&&&&032.000.000)[42] [43]
&&&&&&&&&3900000.&&&&&03.900.000–&&&&&&&&&4250000.&&&&&04.250.000 [# 99][# 100][# 101][# 102]
1940 Pinocchio &&&&&&&&87000862.&&&&&087.000.862[44] (&&&&&&&&&3500000.&&&&&03.500.000)[45] &&&&&&&&&2600000.&&&&&02.600.000 [# 103][# 96][# 104]
Boom Town &&&&&&&&&4600000.&&&&&04.600.000[46][47] &&&&&&&&&2100000.&&&&&02.100.000 [# 105][# 106]
1941 Sergeant York &&&&&&&&&7800000.&&&&&07.800.000[48] &&&&&&&&&1600000.&&&&&01.600.000 [# 107][# 108]
1942 Bambi &&&&&&&267997843.&&&&&0267.997.843 (&&&&&&&&&3449353.&&&&&03.449.353)[49] &&&&&&&&&1700000.&&&&&01.700.000–&&&&&&&&&2000000.&&&&&02.000.000 [# 109][# 110][# 111]
Mrs. Miniver &&&&&&&&&8878000.&&&&&08.878.000[50] &&&&&&&&&1344000.&&&&&01.344.000 [# 112][# 113]
1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls &&&&&&&&11000000.&&&&&011.000.000[51] &&&&&&&&&2681298.&&&&&02.681.298 [# 114][# 115][# 116]
This Is the Army &&&&&&&&&9555586.4400009.555.586,44[52][53] &&&&&&&&&1400000.&&&&&01.400.000 [# 117][# 118][# 116]
1944 Going My Way &&&&&&&&&6500000.&&&&&06.500.000[54][55] &&&&&&&&&1000000.&&&&&01.000.000 [# 119][# 120][# 121]
1945 Mom and Dad &&&&&&&&80000000.&&&&&080.000.000and Dad/&&&&&&&&22000000.&&&&&022.000.000[56] &&&&&&&&&&&65000.&&&&&065.000 [# 122]
The Bells of St. Mary's &&&&&&&&11200000.&&&&&011.200.000[57] &&&&&&&&&1600000.&&&&&01.600.000 [# 123]
1946 Song of the South &&&&&&&&65000000.&&&&&065.000.000[58] (&&&&&&&&&3300000.&&&&&03.300.000)[59] &&&&&&&&&2125000.&&&&&02.125.000 [# 124][# 125][# 126]
The Best Years of Our Lives &&&&&&&&14750000.&&&&&014.750.000[60] &&&&&&&&&2100000.&&&&&02.100.000 [# 127][# 128]
Duel in the Sun &&&&&&&&10000000.&&&&&010.000.000[61][62] &&&&&&&&&5255000.&&&&&05.255.000 [# 119][# 129]
1947 Forever Amber &&&&&&&&&8000000.&&&&&08.000.000[63] &&&&&&&&&6375000.&&&&&06.375.000 [# 75][# 129]
Unconquered &&&&&&&&&7500000.&&&&&07.500.000[64] [65] &&&&&&&&&4200000.&&&&&04.200.000 [# 130][# 131]
1948 Easter Parade &&&&&&&&&5918134.&&&&&05.918.134[66] &&&&&&&&&2500000.&&&&&02.500.000 [# 121][# 132]
The Red Shoes &&&&&&&&&5000000.&&&&&05.000.000[67][68] &&&&&&&&&&505581.&&&&&0505.581 (&&&&&&&&&2000000.&&&&&02.000.000) [# 119][# 133][# 134]
The Snake Pit &&&&&&&&&4100000.&&&&&04.100.000[69][70] TBA [# 135]
1949 Samson and Delilah &&&&&&&&14209250.&&&&&014.209.250[71] &&&&&&&&&3097563.&&&&&03.097.563 [# 136][# 64]
1950 Cinderella &&&&&&&&88000466.&&&&&088.000.466[72]
(&&&&&&&&20000000.&&&&&020.000.000/&&&&&&&&&7800000.&&&&&07.800.000[73])
&&&&&&&&&2200000.&&&&&02.200.000 [# 137][# 138][# 139]
King Solomon's Mines &&&&&&&&10050000.&&&&&010.050.000[74] &&&&&&&&&2258000.&&&&&02.258.000 [# 140]
1951 Quo Vadis &&&&&&&&21037000.&&&&&021.037.000–&&&&&&&&26700000.&&&&&026.700.000[75] &&&&&&&&&7623000.&&&&&07.623.000 [# 136][# 141][# 142]
1952 This Is Cinerama &&&&&&&&50000000.&&&&&050.000.000[76] &&&&&&&&&1000000.&&&&&01.000.000 [# 143][# 144]
The Greatest Show on Earth &&&&&&&&18350000.&&&&&018.350.000[77] Show &&&&&&&&&3873946.&&&&&03.873.946 [# 145][# 146][# 64]
1953 Peter Pan &&&&&&&145000000.&&&&&0145.000.000 &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000–&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000 [# 147]
The Robe &&&&&&&&25000000.&&&&&025.000.000–&&&&&&&&26100000.&&&&&026.100.000[78] &&&&&&&&&4100000.&&&&&04.100.000 [# 148][# 149][# 142]
1954 Rear Window &&&&&&&&36764580.&&&&&036.764.580[79] (&&&&&&&&&5300000.&&&&&05.300.000)[80][81] &&&&&&&&&1000000.&&&&&01.000.000 [# 150][# 141]
White Christmas &&&&&&&&26000050.&&&&&026.000.050[82] (&&&&&&&&12000000.&&&&&012.000.000)[83][84] &&&&&&&&&3800000.&&&&&03.800.000 [# 151][# 152][# 153]
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea &&&&&&&&25000134.&&&&&025.000.134[85]
(&&&&&&&&&6800000.&&&&&06.800.000–&&&&&&&&&8000000.&&&&&08.000.000)[86][87]
&&&&&&&&&4500000.&&&&&04.500.000–&&&&&&&&&9000000.&&&&&09.000.000 [# 154][# 155][# 119][# 156]
1955 Lady and the Tramp &&&&&&&&88300200.&&&&&088.300.200[88] (&&&&&&&&&6500000.&&&&&06.500.000)[89][90] &&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000 [# 157][# 119][# 158]
Cinerama Holiday &&&&&&&&21000000.&&&&&021.000.000[91] &&&&&&&&&2000000.&&&&&02.000.000 [# 159][# 160]
Mister Roberts &&&&&&&&&9900000.&&&&&09.900.000[92] &&&&&&&&&2400000.&&&&&02.400.000 [# 161]
1956 The Ten Commandments &&&&&&&&90066230.&&&&&090.066.230[93]
(&&&&&&&122700000.&&&&&0122.700.000/&&&&&&&&55200000.&&&&&055.200.000[94])
&&&&&&&&13270000.&&&&&013.270.000 [# 64][# 162][# 163]
1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai &&&&&&&&30600000.&&&&&030.600.000[95] &&&&&&&&&2840000.&&&&&02.840.000 [# 163]
1958 South Pacific &&&&&&&&30000000.&&&&&030.000.000[96] &&&&&&&&&5610000.&&&&&05.610.000 [# 164]
1959 Ben-Hur &&&&&&&&90000000.&&&&&090.000.000[97]
(&&&&&&&146900000.&&&&&0146.900.000/&&&&&&&&66100000.&&&&&066.100.000[98])
&&&&&&&&15900000.&&&&&015.900.000 [# 165][# 166]
1960 Swiss Family Robinson &&&&&&&&30000000.&&&&&030.000.000[99] &&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000 [# 167]
Spartacus &&&&&&&&60000000.&&&&&060.000.000 (&&&&&&&&22105225.&&&&&022.105.225)[100] &&&&&&&&10284014.&&&&&010.284.014 [# 168][# 169]
Psycho &&&&&&&&50000000.&&&&&050.000.000+ (&&&&&&&&14000000.&&&&&014.000.000)[101] &&&&&&&&&&800000.&&&&&0800.000 [# 170]
1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians &&&&&&&215880212.&&&&&0215.880.212 &&&&&&&&&3600000.&&&&&03.600.000–&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000 [# 171][# 172][# 111]
West Side Story &&&&&&&105000000.&&&&&0105.000.000 (&&&&&&&&31800000.&&&&&031.800.000)[102] &&&&&&&&&7000000.&&&&&07.000.000 [# 173][# 174]
1962 Lawrence of Arabia &&&&&&&&75500852.&&&&&075.500.852 (&&&&&&&&69995385.&&&&&069.995.385) &&&&&&&&13800000.&&&&&013.800.000 [# 175][# 176]
How the West Was Won &&&&&&&&35000000.&&&&&035.000.000[103] &&&&&&&&14483000.&&&&&014.483.000 [# 177]
The Longest Day &&&&&&&&33200000.&&&&&033.200.000[104] &&&&&&&&&8600000.&&&&&08.600.000 [# 174][# 176]
1963 Cleopatra &&&&&&&&40300000.&&&&&040.300.000[105] &&&&&&&&31115000.&&&&&031.115.000 [# 174][# 176]
From Russia with Love &&&&&&&&78900000.&&&&&078.900.000/&&&&&&&&29400000.&&&&&029.400.000[106]
(&&&&&&&&12500000.&&&&&012.500.000)[107]
&&&&&&&&&2000000.&&&&&02.000.000 [# 178][# 179][# 180]
1964 My Fair Lady &&&&&&&&55000000.&&&&&055.000.000[108] &&&&&&&&17000000.&&&&&017.000.000 [# 181]
Goldfinger &&&&&&&124900000.&&&&&0124.900.000 (&&&&&&&&46000000.&&&&&046.000.000)[109] &&&&&&&&&3000000.&&&&&03.000.000 [# 178][# 180]
Mary Poppins &&&&&&&&44000000.&&&&&044.000.000–&&&&&&&&50000000.&&&&&050.000.000[110] &&&&&&&&&5200000.&&&&&05.200.000 [# 182][# 181]
1965 The Sound of Music &&&&&&&286214076.&&&&&0286.214.076 (&&&&&&&114600000.&&&&&0114.600.000)[111] &&&&&&&&&8000000.&&&&&08.000.000 [# 183][# 174]
1966 The Bible: In the Beginning &&&&&&&&25300000.&&&&&025.300.000[112] &&&&&&&&18000000.&&&&&018.000.000 [# 169]
Hawaii &&&&&&&&34562222.&&&&&034.562.222[113] (&&&&&&&&15600000.&&&&&015.600.000)[114][115] &&&&&&&&15000000.&&&&&015.000.000 [# 184][# 119]
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? &&&&&&&&28000089.&&&&&028.000.089[116] (&&&&&&&&14500000.&&&&&014.500.000)[117][118] &&&&&&&&&7613000.&&&&&07.613.000 [# 185][# 119][# 186]
1967 The Jungle Book &&&&&&&170800000.&&&&&0170.800.000–&&&&&&&199475744.&&&&&0199.475.744 &&&&&&&&&3900000.&&&&&03.900.000–&&&&&&&&&4000000.&&&&&04.000.000 [# 187][# 188][# 111]
The Graduate &&&&&&&&85000000.&&&&&085.000.000[119] &&&&&&&&&3100000.&&&&&03.100.000 [# 189][# 190]
1968 2001: A Space Odyssey &&&&&&&138000000.&&&&&0138.000.000–&&&&&&&190000000.&&&&&0190.000.000
(&&&&&&&&21900000.&&&&&021.900.000)[120]
&&&&&&&&10300000.&&&&&010.300.000 [# 191][# 192][# 174]
Funny Girl &&&&&&&&80000000.&&&&&080.000.000–&&&&&&&100000000.&&&&&0100.000.000 &&&&&&&&&8800000.&&&&&08.800.000 [# 193][# 194]
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid &&&&&&&152308525.&&&&&0152.308.525 (&&&&&&&&37100000.&&&&&037.100.000)[121] &&&&&&&&&6600000.&&&&&06.600.000 [# 195][# 174][# 190]
1970 Love Story &&&&&&&&80000000.&&&&&080.000.000[122] &&&&&&&&&2260000.&&&&&02.260.000 [# 196][# 197]
Airport &&&&&&&&75000000.&&&&&075.000.000[123] &&&&&&&&10000000.&&&&&010.000.000 [# 198][# 199]
1971 The French Connection &&&&&&&&75000000.&&&&&075.000.000[124] &&&&&&&&&3300000.&&&&&03.300.000 [# 75]
Fiddler on the Roof &&&&&&&&49400000.&&&&&049.400.000[125]
(&&&&&&&100000000.&&&&&0100.000.000/&&&&&&&&45100000.&&&&&045.100.000[126])
&&&&&&&&&9000000.&&&&&09.000.000 [# 200][# 201]
Diamonds Are Forever &&&&&&&116000000.&&&&&0116.000.000 (&&&&&&&&45700000.&&&&&045.700.000)[127] &&&&&&&&&7200000.&&&&&07.200.000 [# 178][# 179]
1972 The Godfather &&&&&&&245066411.&&&&&0245.066.411–&&&&&&&286000000.&&&&&0286.000.000
(&&&&&&&127600000.&&&&&0127.600.000–&&&&&&&142000000.&&&&&0142.000.000)[128]
&&&&&&&&&6200000.&&&&&06.200.000 [# 202][# 201][# 203][# 204]
1973 The Exorcist &&&&&&&413071011.&&&&&0413.071.011 (&&&&&&&110000000.&&&&&0110.000.000)[129] &&&&&&&&10000000.&&&&&010.000.000 [# 205][# 206]
The Sting &&&&&&&115000000.&&&&&0115.000.000[130] &&&&&&&&&5500000.&&&&&05.500.000 [# 207][# 208]
1974 The Towering Inferno &&&&&&&&88650000.&&&&&088.650.000[131] &&&&&&&&15000000.&&&&&015.000.000 [# 209]
Blazing Saddles &&&&&&&&80000000.&&&&&080.000.000+[132] &&&&&&&&&2600000.&&&&&02.600.000 [# 210][# 211]
1975 Jaws &&&&&&&470653000.&&&&&0470.653.000 (&&&&&&&193700000.&&&&&0193.700.000)[133] &&&&&&&&&9000000.&&&&&09.000.000 [# 212][# 213][# 214]
1976 Rocky &&&&&&&225000000.&&&&&0225.000.000 (&&&&&&&&77100000.&&&&&077.100.000)[134] &&&&&&&&&1075000.&&&&&01.075.000 [# 215][# 201][# 216]
1977 Star Wars &&&&&&&775398007.&&&&&0775.398.007
(&&&&&&&530000000.&&&&&0530.000.000Wars/&&&&&&&268500000.&&&&&0268.500.000[135])
&&&&&&&&11293151.&&&&&011.293.151 [# 50][# 217][# 201][# 218]
1978 Grease &&&&&&&394589888.&&&&&0394.589.888 (&&&&&&&341000000.&&&&&0341.000.000) &&&&&&&&&6000000.&&&&&06.000.000 [# 219][# 220][# 189]
1979 Moonraker &&&&&&&210300000.&&&&&0210.300.000 &&&&&&&&31000000.&&&&&031.000.000 [# 178][# 221]
Rocky II &&&&&&&200182289.&&&&&0200.182.289 &&&&&&&&&7000000.&&&&&07.000.000 [# 222][# 223][# 221]
1980 The Empire Strikes Back &&&&&&&538375067.&&&&&0538.375.067 (&&&&&&&413562607.&&&&&0413.562.607)Wars &&&&&&&&23000000.&&&&&023.000.000–&&&&&&&&32000000.&&&&&032.000.000 [# 224][# 225]
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark &&&&&&&389925971.&&&&&0389.925.971
(&&&&&&&321866000.&&&&&0321.866.000–&&&&&&&353988025.&&&&&0353.988.025)
&&&&&&&&18000000.&&&&&018.000.000–&&&&&&&&22800000.&&&&&022.800.000 [# 226]
1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial &&&&&&&792910554.&&&&&0792.910.554
(&&&&&&&619000000.&&&&&0619.000.000–&&&&&&&664000000.&&&&&0664.000.000)
&&&&&&&&10500000.&&&&&010.500.000–&&&&&&&&12200000.&&&&&012.200.000 [# 46][# 217][# 227][# 228]
1983 Return of the Jedi &&&&&&&475106177.&&&&&0475.106.177 (&&&&&&&385845197.&&&&&0385.845.197)Wars &&&&&&&&32500000.&&&&&032.500.000–&&&&&&&&42700000.&&&&&042.700.000 [# 229][# 225]
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom &&&&&&&333107271.&&&&&0333.107.271 &&&&&&&&27000000.&&&&&027.000.000–&&&&&&&&28200000.&&&&&028.200.000 [# 230][# 231][# 232]
1985 Back to the Future film currently playing &&&&&&&383487501.&&&&&0383.487.501 (&&&&&&&381109043.&&&&&0381.109.043) &&&&&&&&22000000.&&&&&022.000.000 [# 233][# 234]
1986 Top Gun &&&&&&&356830601.&&&&&0356.830.601 (&&&&&&&345000000.&&&&&0345.000.000) &&&&&&&&14000000.&&&&&014.000.000–&&&&&&&&19000000.&&&&&019.000.000 [# 235][# 236][# 231]
1987 Fatal Attraction &&&&&&&320145905.&&&&&0320.145.905 &&&&&&&&14000000.&&&&&014.000.000 [# 237][# 231]
1988 Rain Man &&&&&&&354825476.&&&&&0354.825.476 &&&&&&&&30000000.&&&&&030.000.000 [# 238][# 239]
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade &&&&&&&474171806.&&&&&0474.171.806–&&&&&&&494000000.&&&&&0494.000.000 &&&&&&&&36000000.&&&&&036.000.000–&&&&&&&&55400000.&&&&&055.400.000 [# 240][# 231][# 241]
1990 Ghost &&&&&&&505702423.&&&&&0505.702.423 &&&&&&&&22000000.&&&&&022.000.000 [# 242][# 231]
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day &&&&&&&519843975.&&&&&0519.843.975 &&&&&&&&94000000.&&&&&094.000.000 [# 243][# 244]
1992 Aladdin &&&&&&&504050219.&&&&&0504.050.219 &&&&&&&&28000000.&&&&&028.000.000 [# 245][# 111]
1993 Jurassic Park &&&&&&1029153882.&&&&&01.029.153.882 (&&&&&&&914691118.&&&&&0914.691.118) &&&&&&&&63000000.&&&&&063.000.000–&&&&&&&&70000000.&&&&&070.000.000 [# 15]
1994 The Lion King &&&&&&&987483777.&&&&&0987.483.777 (&&&&&&&766964132.&&&&&0766.964.132) &&&&&&&&45000000.&&&&&045.000.000–&&&&&&&&79300000.&&&&&079.300.000 [# 20]
1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance &&&&&&&366101666.&&&&&0366.101.666 &&&&&&&&70000000.&&&&&070.000.000 [# 246][# 247]
1996 Independence Day &&&&&&&817400891.&&&&&0817.400.891 &&&&&&&&75000000.&&&&&075.000.000 [# 43]
1997 Titanic &&&&&&2186772302.&&&&&02.186.772.302 (&&&&&&1843201268.&&&&&01.843.201.268) &&&&&&&200000000.&&&&&0200.000.000 [# 2]
1998 Armageddon &&&&&&&553709626.&&&&&0553.709.626 &&&&&&&140000000.&&&&&0140.000.000 [# 248][# 249]
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace &&&&&&1027044677.&&&&&01.027.044.677 (&&&&&&&924317558.&&&&&0924.317.558) &&&&&&&115000000.&&&&&0115.000.000–&&&&&&&127500000.&&&&&0127.500.000 [# 16][# 225]
2000 Mission: Impossible II &&&&&&&546388105.&&&&&0546.388.105 &&&&&&&100000000.&&&&&0100.000.000–&&&&&&&125000000.&&&&&0125.000.000 [# 250][# 231]
2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone &&&&&&&974755371.&&&&&0974.755.371 &&&&&&&125000000.&&&&&0125.000.000 [# 21]
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers &&&&&&&926047111.&&&&&0926.047.111 (&&&&&&&921780457.&&&&&0921.780.457) &&&&&&&&94000000.&&&&&094.000.000 [# 29]
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King &&&&&&1119929521.&&&&&01.119.929.521 (&&&&&&1119110941.&&&&&01.119.110.941) &&&&&&&&94000000.&&&&&094.000.000 [# 8]
2004 Shrek 2 &&&&&&&919838758.&&&&&0919.838.758 &&&&&&&150000000.&&&&&0150.000.000 [# 30]
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire &&&&&&&896911078.&&&&&0896.911.078 &&&&&&&150000000.&&&&&0150.000.000 [# 31]
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest &&&&&&1066179725.&&&&&01.066.179.725 &&&&&&&225000000.&&&&&0225.000.000 [# 11]
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End &&&&&&&963420425.&&&&&0963.420.425 &&&&&&&300000000.&&&&&0300.000.000 [# 23]
2008 The Dark Knight &&&&&&1004558444.&&&&&01.004.558.444 (&&&&&&&997039412.&&&&&0997.039.412) &&&&&&&185000000.&&&&&0185.000.000 [# 19]
2009 Avatar &&&&&&2787965087.&&&&&02.787.965.087 (&&&&&&2749064328.&&&&&02.749.064.328) &&&&&&&237000000.&&&&&0237.000.000 [# 1][# 251]
2010 Toy Story 3 &&&&&&1063171911.&&&&&01.063.171.911 &&&&&&&200000000.&&&&&0200.000.000 [# 12]
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 &&&&&&1341511219.&&&&&01.341.511.219 &&&&&&&250000000.&&&&&0250.000.000budget [# 4][# 252]
2012 The Avengers &&&&&&1511757910.&&&&&01.511.757.910 &&&&&&&220000000.&&&&&0220.000.000 [# 3]
2013 Frozen film currently playing &&&&&&1274219009.&&&&&01.274.219.009 &&&&&&&150000000.&&&&&0150.000.000 [# 5]
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction film currently playing &&&&&&1032250166.&&&&&01.032.250.166 &&&&&&&210000000.&&&&&0210.000.000 [# 14]
  • ( ... ) Since grosses are not limited to original theatrical runs, a film's first-run gross is included in brackets after the total if known.
  • *Canada and U.S. gross only.
  • RDistributor rental.
  • TBATo be ascertained.
  • INNo contemporary sources provide figures for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, although The Numbers provides a figure of $8,000,000 for the North American box office gross.[5] However, it is possible this figure has been mistaken for the gross of the 1954 remake which also earned $8,000,000 in North American rentals.[6]
  • FHSome sources such as The Numbers state that Aloma of the South Seas is the highest grossing film of the year, earning $3 million.[7] However, no contemporary sources provide figures for Aloma of the South Seas, so it is unclear what the $3 million figure relates to. If it were the rental gross then that would have made it not only the highest-grossing film of the year, but one of the highest-grossing films of the silent era, and if that is the case it would be unusual for both International Motion Picture Almanac and Variety to omit it from their lists.
  • SSIt is not clear if the figure for Sunny Side Up is for North America or worldwide. Other sources put its earnings at $2 million,[8] which may suggest the higher figure is the worldwide rental, given the confusion over international figures during this period.[9]
  • ONThe figure for It Happened One Night is not truly representative of its success: it was distributed as a package deal along with more than two dozen other Columbia films, and the total earnings were averaged out; the true gross would have been much higher.
  • S7Snow White's $418 million global cume omits earnings outside of North America from 1987 onwards.
  • GWIt is not absolutely clear how much Gone with the Wind earned from its initial release. Contemporary accounts often list it as earning $32 million in North American rentals and retrospective charts have often duplicated this claim; however, it is likely this was the worldwide rental figure. Trade journals would collate the data by either obtaining it from the distributors themselves, who were keen to promote a successful film, or by surveying theaters and constructing an estimate. Distributors would often report the worldwide rental since the higher figure made the film appear more successful, while estimates were limited to performance in North America; therefore it was not unusual for worldwide and North American rentals to be mixed up. Following the outbreak of World War II, many of the foreign markets were unavailable to Hollywood so it became standard practice to just report on North American box-office performance.[9] In keeping with this new approach, the North American rental for Gone with the Wind was revised to $21 million in 1947 ($11 million lower than the previous figure),[10] and as of 1953—following the 1947 re-release—Variety was reporting earnings of $26 million.[11] Through 1956, MGM reported cumulative North American earnings of $30,015,000 and foreign earnings of $18,964,000, from three releases.[12] Worldwide rentals of $32 million from the initial release is consistent with the revised figures and later reported worldwide figures: they indicate that the film earned $21 million in North America and $11 million overseas from the initial release, and added a further $9 million in North America and $8 million overseas from subsequent re-releases up to 1956.
  • MDMom and Dad does not generally feature in 'high-gross' lists such as those published by Variety due to its independent distribution. Essentially belonging to the exploitation genre, it was marketed as an educational sex hygiene film in an effort to circumvent censorship laws. Falling foul of the Motion Picture Production Code, Mom and Dad was prevented from obtaining mainstream distribution and restricted to independent and drive-in theaters. It was the biggest hit of its kind, and remained in continual distribution until the 1970s when hardcore pornography eventually took over. At the end of 1947 it had earned $2 million, and by 1949, $8 million; by 1956 it had earned $22 million in rentals, representing a gross of $80 million, and would have easily placed in the top ten films in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Estimates of its total earnings are as high as $100 million.
  • UNChopra-Gant stipulates that the figure given for Unconquered is for North American box-office, but as was common at the time, the chart confuses worldwide and North American grosses. Other sources state that the takings for Forever Amber ($8 million) and Life with Father ($6.5 million)[13] were in fact worldwide rental grosses, so it is possible this is also true of Unconquered.
  • CIThe Cinerama figures represent gross amounts. Since the Cinerama corporation owned the theaters there were no rental fees for the films, meaning the studio received 100% of the box-office gross, unlike the case with most other films where the distributor typically receives less than half the gross. Since Variety at the time ranked films by their US rental, they constructed a hypothetical rental figure for the Cinerama films to provide a basis for comparison to other films in their chart: in the case of This Is Cinerama, the $50 million worldwide gross was reconfigured as a $12.5 million US rental gross; this is exactly 25% of the amount reported by Cinerama, so Variety's formula seemingly halved the gross to obtain an estimate for the US share, and halved it again to simulate a rental fee. Variety's 'rental' amounts are often repeated, but have no basis in the reality of what the films actually earned—they are hypothetical figures conceived for comparative analysis.[14] All five Cinerama features collectively generated $120 million in worldwide box office receipts.[15]
  • GSVariety put the worldwide rental for The Greatest Show on Earth at around $18.35 million (with $12.8 million coming from the United States[6]) a year after its release; however, Birchard puts its earnings at just over $15 million up to 1962. It is likely that Birchard's figure is just the North American gross rental, and includes revenue from the 1954 and 1960 reissues.
  • SWThe 'first run' Star Wars grosses do not include revenue from the 1997 special edition releases; however, the figure does include revenue from the re-releases prior to the special editions.
  • HPProduction costs were shared with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1.

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  7. ^ Milwaukee Magazine 32 (1–6). 2007. „The year's top–grossing movie, Aloma made $3 million in the first three months and brought Gray back to Milwaukee for its opening at the Wisconsin Theatre. (Online copy at Google Books)”. 
  8. ^ Parkinson, David (2007). The Rough Guide to Film Musicals. Dorling Kindersley. p. 28. ISBN 9781843536505. „But they had previously succeeded in showing how musicals could centre on ordinary people with Sunny Side Up (1929), which had grossed $2 million at the box office and demonstrated a new maturity and ingenuity in the staging of story and dance.” 
  9. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, pp. 67. "For similar reasons of accountability, Variety has typically used figures for domestic (U.S. and Canadian) rather than worldwide revenue. This became its standard policy in 1940, when the advent of war in Europe persuaded the American film industry (temporarily, as it turned out) that it should be wholly reliant on the home market for profitability. Where specific rentals data are reported in Variety before this (which tended to be only sporadically) they were often for worldwide rather domestic performance. This was also the case with other trade sources, such as Quigley's annual Motion Picture Almanac, which published its own all-time hits lists from the early 1930s onward. The subsequent confusion of domestic and worldwide figures, and of rental and box-office figures, has plagued many published accounts of Hollywood history (sometimes including those in Variety itself), and we have attempted to be diligant in clarifying the differences between them."
  10. ^ Shearer, Lloyd (26 octombrie 1947). „GWTW: Supercolossal Saga of an Epic”. The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/movies/bestpictures/wind-ar6.html. Accesat la 14 iulie 2012. 
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  12. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 129. "Domestic Rentals: $30,015,000 (61%); Foreign Rentals: $18,964,000 (39%)...Gone with the Wind includes initial release plus four rereleases (1941,1942,1947 and 1954) since foreign rental revenues were available only cumulative through 1956."
  13. ^ McDermott, Christine (2010), Life with Father, p. 307, „No matter what the billing, the movie became a worldwide hit with $6.5 million in worldwide rentals, from Pappa och vi in Sweden to Vita col padre in Italy, although it booked a net loss of $350,000.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  14. ^ Mulligan, Hugh A. (23 septembrie 1956). „Cinerama Pushing Ahead As Biggest Money-Maker”. The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon). http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GPRVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=YeIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6899,3861317. Accesat la 7 iulie 2012. 
  15. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 145. "The commercial success of the five Cinerama travelogues, which earned an aggregate worldwide box-office gross of $120 million by 1962 (including $82 million in the United States and Canada), nevertheless demonstrated to the mainstream industry the market value of special screen formats."

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    • Way Down East: p. 52. "D.W. Griffith's Way Down East (1920) was projected to return rentals of $4,000,000 on an $800,000 negative. This figure was based on the amounts earned from its roadshow run, coupled with its playoff in the rest of the country's theaters. Griffith had originally placed the potential film rental at $3,000,000 but, because of the success of the various roadshows that were running the $4,000,000 total was expected. The film showed a profit of $615,736 after just 23 weeks of release on a gross of $2,179,613."
    • What Price Glory?: p. 112. "What Price Glory hit the jackpot with massive world rentals of $2,429,000, the highest figure in the history of the company. Since it was also the most expensive production of the year at $817,000 the profit was still a healthy $796,000..."
    • Cavalcade: p. 170. "The actual cost of Cavalcade was $1,116,000 and it was most definitely not guaranteed a success. In fact, if its foreign grosses followed the usual 40 percent of domestic returns, the film would have lost money. In a turnaround, the foreign gross was almost double the $1,000,000 domestic take to reach total world rentals of $3,000,000 and Fox's largest profit of the year at $664,000."
    • State Fair: p. 170. "State Fair did turn out to be a substantial hit with the help of Janet Gaynor boosting Will Rogers back to the level of money-making star. Its prestige engagements helped raked in a total $1,208,000 in domestic rentals. Surprisingly, in foreign countries unfamiliar with state fairs, it still earned a respectable $429,000. With its total rentals, the film ended up showing a $398,000 profit."
  60. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 53. "The Four Forsemen of the Apocalypse was to become Metro's most expensive production and one of the decade's biggest box-office hits. Its production costs have been estimated at "something between $600,000 and $800,000." Variety estimated its worldwide gross at $4 million in 1925 and at $5 million in 1944; in 1991, it estimated its cumulative domestic rentals at $3,800,000."
  61. ^ Brownlow, Kevin (1968). The parade's gone by .... University of California Press. p. 255. ISBN 978-0-520-03068-8. „The negative cost was about $986,000, which did not include Fairbanks' own salary. Once the exploitation and release prints were taken into account, Robin Hood cost about $1,400,000—exceeding both Intolerance ($700,000) and the celebrated "million dollar movie" Foolish Wives. But it earned $2,500,000.” 
  62. ^ Vance, Jeffrey (2008). Douglas Fairbanks. University of California Press. p. 146. ISBN 9780520256675. „The film had a production cost of $930,042.78—more than the cost of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance and nearly as much as Erich von Stroheim's Foolish Wives (1922).” 
  63. ^ a b Business: Film Exports”. Time. 6 iulie 1925. Arhivat din original la 5 noiembrie 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20101105030518/http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,728553,00.html. Accesat la 12 iulie 2011. 
  64. ^ a b c d e Birchard, Robert S. (2009). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 9780813138299 
  65. ^ May, Richard P. (Fall 2005), „Restoring The Big Parade”, The Moving Image 5 (2): 140–146, doi:10.1353/mov.2005.0033, ISSN 1532-3978, „...earning somewhere between $18 and $22 million, depending on the figures consulted” 
  66. ^ Robertson, Patrick (1991). Guinness Book of Movie Facts and Feats (ed. 4). Abbeville Publishing Group. p. 30. ISBN 9781558592360. „The top grossing silent film was King Vidor's The Big Parade (US 25), with worldwide rentals of $22 million.” 
  67. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, pp. 58–59. "Even then, at a time when the budget for a feature averaged at around $300,000, no more than $382,000 was spent on production...According to the Eddie Mannix Ledger at MGM, it grossed $4,990,000 domestically and $1,141,000 abroad."
  68. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 163. "MGM's silent Ben-Hur, which opened at the end of 1925, had out-grossed all the other pictures released by the company in 1926 combined. With worldwide rentals of $9,386,000 on first release it was, with the sole possible exception of The Birth of a Nation, the highest-earning film of the entire silent era. (At a negative cost of $3,967,000, it was also the most expensive.)"
  69. ^ Miller, Frank. „For Heaven's Sake (1926) – Articles”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/410794/For-Heaven-s-Sake/articles.html. Accesat la 15 ianuarie 2012. 
  70. ^ Finler 2003, p. 188. "At a cost of $2 million Wings was the studio's most expensive movie of the decade, and though it did well it was not good enough to earn a profit."
  71. ^ a b The Jazz Singer and The Singing Fool
    • Block, Hayley Taylor (2010), The Jazz Singer, p. 113, „The film brought in $2.6 million in worldwide rentals and made a net profit of $1,196,750. Jolson's follow-up Warner Bros. film, The Singing Fool (1928), brought in over two times as much, with $5.9 in worldwide rentals and a profit of $3,649,000, making them two of the most profitable films in the 1920s.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  72. ^ Crafton, Donald (1999). The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926–1931. University of California Press. pp. 549–552. ISBN 9780520221284. „The Singing Fool: Negative Cost ($1000s): 388” 
  73. ^ Birchard, Robert S. (2010), The Broadway Melody, p. 121, „It earned $4.4 million in worldwide rentals and was the first movie to spawn sequels (there were several until 1940).”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  74. ^ Bradley, Edwin M. (2004) [1st. pub. 1996]. The First Hollywood Musicals: A Critical Filmography of 171 Features, 1927 Through 1932. McFarland & Company. ISBN 9780786420292 
    • The Singing Fool: p. 12. "Ego aside, Jolson was at the top of his powers in The Singing Fool. The $150,000 Warner Bros. paid him to make it, and the $388,000 it took to produce the film, were drops in the hat next to the film's world gross of $5.9 million. Its $3.8-million gross in this country set a box-office record that would not be surpassed until Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)."
    • The Broadway Melody: p. 24. "The Broadway Melody with a negative cost of $379,000, grossed $2.8 million in the United States, $4.8 million worldwide, and made a recorded profit of $1.6 million for MGM."
    • Gold Diggers of Broadway: p. 58. "It grossed an impressive $2.5 million domestically and nearly $4 million worldwide."
  75. ^ a b c Solomon, Aubrey (2002) [First published 1988]. Twentieth Century-Fox: a corporate and financial history. Filmmakers series. 20. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 9780810842441 
    • Sunny Side Up: p. 10. "Sunny Side Up, a musical starring Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, showed domestic rentals of $3.5 million, a record for the company."
    • Forever Amber: p. 66. "On the surface, with world rentals of $8 million, Forever Amber was considered a hit at distribution level."
    • The French Connection
    p. 167. "The Planet of the Apes motion pictures were all moneymakers and Zanuck's record would have immediately improved had he stayed through the release of The French Connection, which took in rentals of approximately $75 million worldwide."
    p. 256. "$3,300,00".
  76. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 46. "Production Cost: $0.6 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  77. ^ Cormack, Mike (1993). Ideology and Cinematography in Hollywood, 1930–1939. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 28. ISBN 9780312100674. „Although costing $1250000—a huge sum for any studio in 1929—the film was a financial success. Karl Thiede gives the domestic box-office at $1500000, and the same figure for the foreign gross.” 
  78. ^ a b Balio, Tino (1996). Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930–1939. Volume 5 of History of the American Cinema. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520203341 
    • Cavalcade: p. 182. "Produced by Winfield Sheehan at a cost of $1.25 million, Cavalcade won Academy Awards for best picture, director, art direction and grossed close to $4 million during its first release, much of which came from Great Britain and the Empire."
    • Whoopee: p. 212. "Produced by Sam Goldwyn at a cost of $1 million, the picture was an adaptation of a smash musical comedy built around Eddie Cantor...A personality-centered musical, Whoopee! made little attempt to integrate the comedy routines, songs, and story. Nonetheless, Cantor's feature-film debut grossed over $2.6 million worldwide and started a popular series that included Palmy Days (1931), The Kid from Spain (1932), and Roman Scandals (1933)."
  79. ^ Hell's Angels
    • Balio, Tino (1976). United Artists: The Company Built by the Stars. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 110. „Hughes did not have the "Midas touch" the trade press so often attributed to him. Variety, for example, reported that Hell's Angels cost $3.2 million to make, and by July, 1931, eight months after its release, the production cost had nearly been paid off. Keats claimed the picture cost $4 million to make and that it earned twice that much within twenty years. The production cost estimate is probably correct. Hughes worked on the picture for over two years, shooting it first as a silent and then as a talkie. Lewis Milestone said that in between Hughes experimented with shooting it in color as well. But Variety's earnings report must be the fabrication of a delirious publicity agent, and Keats' the working of a myth maker. During the seven years it was in United Artists distribution, Hell's Angels grossed $1.6 million in the domestic market, of which Hughes' share was $1.2 million. Whatever the foreign gross was, it seems unlikely that it was great enough to earn a profit for the picture.” 
  80. ^ Feaster, Felicia. „Frankenstein (1931)”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/373967%7C18617/Frankenstein.html. Accesat la 4 iulie 2011. 
  81. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 163. "It drew $1.4 million in worldwide rentals in its first run versus $1.2 million for Dracula, which had opened in February 1931."
  82. ^ Vance, Jeffrey (2003). Chaplin: genius of the cinema. Abrams Books. p. 208. „Chaplin's negative cost for City Lights was $1,607,351. The film eventually earned him a worldwide profit of $5 million ($2 million domestically and $3 million in foreign distribution), an enormous sum of money for the time.” 
  83. ^ Ramsaye, Terry, ed (1937). „The All-Time Best Sellers – Motion Pictures”. International Motion Picture Almanac 1937–38 (New York: The Quigley Publishing Company): pp. 942–943. „Kid from Spain: $2,621,000 (data supplied by Eddie Cantor)”. 
  84. ^ a b c d Sedgwick, John (2000). Popular Filmgoing In 1930s Britain: A Choice of Pleasures. University of Exeter Press. pp. 146–148. ISBN 9780859896603. „Sources: Eddie Mannix Ledger, made available to the author by Mark Glancy...” 
    • Grand Hotel: Production Cost $000s: 700; Distribution Cost $000s: 947; US box-office $000s: 1,235; Foreign box-office $000s: 1,359; Total box-office $000s: 2,594; Profit $000s: 947.
    • The Merry Widow: Production Cost $000s: 1,605; Distribution Cost $000s: 1,116; US box-office $000s: 861; Foreign box-office $000s: 1,747; Total box-office $000s: 2,608; Profit $000s: -113.
    • Viva Villa: Production Cost $000s: 1,022; Distribution Cost $000s: 766; US box-office $000s: 941; Foreign box-office $000s: 934; Total box-office $000s: 1,875; Profit $000s: 87.
    • Mutiny on the Bounty: Production Cost $000s: 1,905; Distribution Cost $000s: 1,646; US box-office $000s: 2,250; Foreign box-office $000s: 2,210; Total box-office $000s: 4,460; Profit $000s: 909.
    • San Francisco: Production Cost $000s: 1,300; Distribution Cost $000s: 1,736; US box-office $000s: 2,868; Foreign box-office $000s: 2,405; Total box-office $000s: 5,273; Profit $000s: 2,237.
  85. ^ Shanghai Express
    • Block & Wilson 2010, p. 165. "Shanghai Express was Dietrich's biggest hit in America, bringing in $1.5 million in worldwide rentals."
  86. ^ King Kong
  87. ^ I'm No Angel (1933) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/79021/I-m-No-Angel/notes.html. Accesat la 7 ianuarie 2012. „According to a modern source, it had a gross earning of $2,250,000 on the North American continent, with over a million more earned internationally.” 
  88. ^ Finler 2003, p. 188. "The studio released its most profitable pictures of the decade in 1933, She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel, written by and starring Mae West. Produced at a rock-bottom cost of $200,000 each, they undoubtedly helped Paramount through the worst patch in its history..."
  89. ^ Block, Alex Ben (2010), She Done Him Wrong, p. 173, „The worldwide rentals of over $3 million keep the lights on at Paramount, which did not shy away from selling the movie's sex appeal.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  90. ^ Phillips, Kendall R. (2008). Controversial Cinema: The Films That Outraged America. ABC-CLIO. p. 26. ISBN 9781567207248. „The reaction to West's first major film, however, was not exclusively negative. Made for a mere $200,000, the film would rake in a healthy $2 million in the United States and an additional million in overseas markets.” 
  91. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 135. "Total production cost: $274,076 (Unadjusted $s)."
  92. ^ a b Turk, Edward Baron (2000) [1st. pub. 1998]. Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520222533 
    • The Merry Widow: p. 361 Cost: $1,605,000. Earnings: domestic $861,000; foreign $1,747,000; total $2,608,000. Loss: $113,000.
    • San Francisco: p. 364 Cost: $1,300,000. Earnings: domestic $2,868,000; foreign $2,405,000; total $5,273,000. Profit: $2,237,000. [Reissues in 1938–39 and 1948–49 brought profits of $124,000 and $647,000 respectively.]
  93. ^ McBride, Joseph (2011). Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success. University Press of Mississippi. p. 309. ISBN 9781604738384. „According to the studio's books It Happened One Night brought in $1 million in film rentals during its initial release, but as Joe Walker pointed out, the figure would have been much larger if the film had not been sold to theaters on a block-booking basis in a package with more that two dozen lesser Columbia films, and the total rentals of the package spread among them all, as was customary in that era, since it minimized the risk and allowed the major studios to dominate the marketplace.” 
  94. ^ Dick, Bernard F. (2008). Claudette Colbert: She Walked in Beauty. University Press of Mississippi. p. 79. ISBN 9781604730876. „Although Columbia's president, Harry Cohn, had strong reservations about It Happened One Night, he also knew that it would not bankrupt the studio; the rights were only $5,000, and the budget was set at $325,000, including the performers' salaries.” 
  95. ^ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  96. ^ a b Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio
    p. 207. "When the budget rose from $250,000 to $1,488,423 he even mortgaged his own home and automobile. Disney had bet more than his company on the success of Snow White."
    p. 237. "By the end of 1938, it had grossed more than $8 million in worldwide rentals and was ranked at the time as the second-highest-grossing film after the 1925 epic Ben-Hur".
    p. 255. "On its initial release Pinocchio brought in only $1.6 million in domestic rentals (compared with Snow White's $4.2 million) and $1.9 million in foreign rentals (compared with Snow White's $4.3 million)."
  97. ^ 1938
    • You Can't Take It With You:You Can't Take It With You Premieres”. Focus Features. Arhivat din original la 13 septembrie 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6AeWlL1hk. Accesat la 13 septembrie 2012. „You Can't Take It With You received excellent reviews, won Best Picture and Best Director at the 1938 Academy Awards, and earned over $5 million worldwide.” 
    • Boys Town: Block, Alex Ben (2010), Boys Town, p. 215, „The film quickly became a smash nationwide, making a profit of over $2 million on worldwide rentals of $4 million.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
    • The Adventures of Robin Hood: Glancy, H. Mark (1995). „Warner Bros Film Grosses, 1921–51: the William Schaefer ledger”. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 1 (15): 55–60. doi:10.1080/01439689500260031. „$3.981 million.”. 
    • Alexander's Ragtime Band: Block, Hayley Taylor (2010), Alexander's Ragtime Band, p. 213, „Once the confusion cleared, however, the film blossomed into a commercial success, with a profit of $978,000 on worldwide rentals of $3.6 million.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  98. ^ Chartier, Roy (6 septembrie 1938). „You Can't Take It With You”. Variety. http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117796537. Accesat la 13 septembrie 2011. 
  99. ^ Gone with the Wind”. The Numbers. Nash Information Services. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1939/0GWTW.php. Accesat la 8 februarie 2013. 
  100. ^ Gone with the Wind”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/gone-with-the-wind-1939. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  101. ^ Jones, Lon (4 martie 1944). „Which Cinema Films Have Earned The Most Money Since 1914?”. The Argus (Melbourne): p. 3 Supplement: The Argus Weekend magazine. 
  102. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 283 ."The final negative cost of Gone with the Wind (GWTW) has been variously reported between $3.9 million and $4.25 million."
  103. ^ Pinocchio (1940)”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/pinocchio-1940. Accesat la 22 iunie 2013. 
  104. ^ Barrier, Michael (2003). Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in Its Golden Age. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 266. ISBN 9780199839223. „The film's negative cost was $2.6 million, more than $1 million higher than Snow White's.” 
  105. ^ Schatz, Thomas (1999) [1st. pub. 1997]. Boom and Bust: American Cinema in the 1940s. Volume 6 of History of the American Cinema. University of California Press. p. 466. ISBN 9780520221307. „Boom Town ($4.6 million).” 
  106. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, pp. 258259. "Production Cost: $2.1 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s) ... Boom Town was the biggest moneymaker of 1940 and one of the top films of the decade."
  107. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 267. "With worldwide rentals of $7.8 million in its initial release, the movie made a net profit of over $3 million."
  108. ^ Finler 2003, p. 301. "The studio did particularly well with its war-related pictures, such as Sergeant York (1941), which cost $1.6 million but was the studio's biggest hit of the decade aside from This is the Army (1943), the Irving Berlin musical for which the profits were donated to the Army Emergency Relief fund."
  109. ^ Bambi”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/bambi-1942. Accesat la 22 iunie 2013. 
  110. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 281. "Worldwide rentals of $3,449,353 barely recouped the film's nearly $2 million production cost."
  111. ^ a b c d Block & Wilson 2010, pp. 712–713.
    • Bambi: "Worldwide Box Office: $266.8; Production Cost: $1.7 (Millions of $s)"
    • 101 Dalmatians: "Worldwide Box Office: $215.0; Production Cost: $3.6 (Millions of $s)"
    • The Jungle Book: "Worldwide Box Office: $170.8"; Production Cost: $3.9 (Millions of $s)"
    • Aladdin: "Worldwide Box Office: $505.1"; Production Cost: $28.0 (Millions of $s)"
  112. ^ Glancy, Mark (1999). When Hollywood Loved Britain: The Hollywood 'British' Film 1939–1945. Manchester University Press. pp. 9495. ISBN 9780719048531. „Mrs Miniver was a phenomenon. It was the most popular film of the year (from any studio) in both North America and Britain, and its foreign earnings were three times higher than those of any other MGM film released in the 1941–42 season. The production cost ($1,344,000) was one of the highest of the season, indicating the studio never thought of the film as a potential loss-maker. When the film earned a worldwide gross of $8,878,000, MGM had the highest profit ($4,831,000) in its history. Random Harvest nearly matched the success of Mrs Miniver with worldwide earnings of $8,147,000 yielding the second-highest profit in MGM's history ($4,384,000). Random Harvest was also the most popular film of the year in Britain, where it proved to be even more popular than Britain's most acclaimed war film, In Which We Serve.” 
  113. ^ Block & Wilson 2010
    • Mrs. Miniver: Burns, Douglas (2010), Mrs. Miniver, p. 279, „Mrs. Miniver's galvanizing effect on Americans spawned a record-breaking ten-week run at Radio City Music Hall and garnered a $5.4 million take in domestic rentals (making Mrs. Miniver 1942's top grosser), with a $4.8 million profit on worldwide rentals of $8.9 million.” 
    • Yankee Doodle Dandy: p. 275. "It became the second biggest box-office hit of 1942 (after Mrs. Miniver) and was praised by critics, making a profit of $3.4 million on worldwide rentals of $6.5 million."
  114. ^ McAdams, Frank (2010), For Whom the Bell Tolls, p. 287, „Despite the early furor over the novel being “pro-red and immoral,” the film opened to strong and favorable reviews and brought in $11 million in worldwide rentals in its initial release.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  115. ^ For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/75353/For-Whom-the-Bell-Tolls/notes.html. Accesat la 24 iunie 2012. 
  116. ^ a b A Guy Named Joe (1944) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/191/A-Guy-Named-Joe/notes.html. Accesat la 29 august 2012. „According to M-G-M studio records at the AMPAS Library, the film had a negative cost of $2,627,000 and took in $5,363,000 at the box office. When the picture was re-issued for the 1955–56 season, it took in an additional $150,000.” 
  117. ^ Bergreen, Laurence (Summer 1996). „Irving Berlin: This Is the Army”. Prologue 28 (2): Part 3. http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1996/summer/irving-berlin-1.html. Accesat la 22 august 2012. 
  118. ^ This Is the Army (1943) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/92968/This-Is-the-Army/notes.html. Accesat la 9 iulie 2011. 
  119. ^ a b c d e f g Finler 2003, pp. 356–363
  120. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 420. "(Unadjusted $s) in Millions of $s – Production Cost: $1.0"
  121. ^ a b Block & Wilson 2010, p. 232.
    • Mrs. Miniver: "Domestic Rentals: $5,358,000; Foreign Rentals: $3,520,000 (Unadjusted $s)"
    • Meet Me in St. Louis: "Domestic Rentals: $5,016,000; Foreign Rentals: $1,623,630 (Unadjusted $s)"
    • Easter Parade: "Domestic Rentals: $4,144,000; Foreign Rentals: $1,774,134 (Unadjusted $s)"
  122. ^ Schaefer, Eric (1999). "Bold! Daring! Shocking! True!": A History of Exploitation Films, 1919–1959. Duke University Press. pp. 197–199. ISBN 9780822323747. „Leading the pack of postwar sex hygiene films was Mom and Dad (1944), which would become not only the most successful sex hygiene film in history but the biggest pre-1960 exploitation film of any kind. At the end of 1947, the Los Angeles Times reported that Mom and Dad had grossed $2 million. By 1949 Time had estimated that Mom and Dad had taken in $8 million from twenty million moviegoers. And publicity issuing from Mom and Dad's production company indicated that by the end of 1956 it had grossed over $80 million worldwide. Net rentals of around $22 million by 1956 would easily place it in the top ten films of the late 1940s and early 1950s had it appeared on conventional lists. Some estimates have placed its total gross over the years at up to $100 million, and it was still playing drive-in dates into 1975...The film was made for around $65,000 with a crew of Hollywood veterans including director William "One Shot" Beaudine, cinematographer Marcel LePicard, and a cast that sported old stalwarts Hardie Albright, Francis Ford, and John Hamilton.” 
  123. ^ Block & Wilson 2010
    • p. 296. "Production Cost: $1.6 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)"
    • Wasson, Sam (2010), The Bells of St. Mary's, p. 297, „This was that rare sequel that did even better at the box office than the original, bringing in a $3.7 million profit on $11.2 million in worldwide rentals.” 
  124. ^ Song of the South”. The Numbers. Nash Information Services. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1946/0SOTS.php. Accesat la 10 iulie 2011. 
  125. ^ Gabler, Neal (2007). Walt Disney: the biography. Aurum Press. pp. 438. „Still, the film wound up grossing $3.3 million...” 
  126. ^ Song of the South (1946) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/90871/Song-of-the-South/notes.html. Accesat la 25 iulie 2012. 
  127. ^ Hall & Neale 2010
    • p. 132."Best Years was considerably cheaper, costing only $2.1 million, and therefore vastly more profitable."
    • p. 286 (note 6.70). "Worldwide rentals for The Best Years of Our Lives amounted to $14,750,000."
  128. ^ Burns, Douglas (2010), The Best years of Our Lives, p. 301, „The film made a $5 million profit on worldwide rentals of $14.8 million.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  129. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, p. 285 (note 6.56). "The cost of Duel in the Sun has been reported as both $5,255,000 (Haver, David O'Selznick's Hollywood, 361) and $6,480,000 (Thomson, Showman: The Life of David O'Selznick, 472); the latter figure may include distribution expenses. Forever Amber cost $6,375,000 (Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History, 243)."
  130. ^ Chopra-Gant, Mike (2006). Hollywood Genres and Post-war America: Masculinity, Family and Nation in Popular Movies and Film Noir. I.B. Tauris. p. 18. ISBN 9781850438151. „Forever Amber: $8 million; Unconquered: $7.5 million; Life with Father: $6.25 million” 
  131. ^ Unconquered (1947) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/4415/Unconquered/notes.html. Accesat la 10 ianuarie 2012. 
  132. ^ Miller, Frank. „Easter Parade (1948) – Articles”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2332/Easter-Parade/articles.html. Accesat la 19 iulie 2012. 
  133. ^ Street, Sarah (2002). Transatlantic Crossings: British Feature Films in the United States. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 110. ISBN 9780826413956. „Although both films had higher than average budgets (The Red Shoes cost £505,581 and Hamlet cost £572,530, while the average cost of the other thirty films for which Rank supplied information was £233,000), they resulted in high takings at home and abroad.” 
  134. ^ Officer, Lawrence H. (2011). „Dollar-Pound Exchange Rate From 1791”. MeasuringWorth. http://www.measuringworth.com/datasets/exchangepound/result.php?year_source=1791&year_result=2011. Accesat la 18 noiembrie 2012. „1947–1948: $4.03 (per British pound)” 
  135. ^ The Snake Pit”. The Numbers. Nash Information Services. Arhivat din original la 13 ianuarie 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/64efEVLpS. 
  136. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, p. 136–139
    • Samson and Delilah: "...the film became the highest grosser in the studio's history to date, with domestic rentals of $7,976,730 by 1955 and a further $6,232,520 overseas...For all their spectacle, Samson and David were quite economically produced, costing $3,097,563 and $2,170,000 respectively."
    • Quo Vadis: "Production costs totaled a record $7,623,000...Worldwide rentals totaled $21,037,000, almost half of which came from the foreign market."
  137. ^ Cinderella”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/cinderella-1950. Accesat la 22 iunie 2013. 
  138. ^ Eisner, Michael D.; Schwartz, Tony (2009). Work in Progress. Pennsylvania State University. p. 178. ISBN 9780786885077. „Cinderella revived its fortunes. Re-released in February 1950, it cost nearly $3 million to make but earned more than $20 million worldwide.” 
  139. ^ Barrier, Michael (2003). Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in Its Golden Age. Oxford University Press. p. 401. ISBN 9780195167290. „It cost around $2.2 million, little more than each of the two package features, Melody Time and The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (as Tluo Fabulous Characters had ultimately been named), that just preceded it, but its gross rentals—an amount shared by Disney and RKO—were $7.8 million, almost twice as much as the two package features combined.” 
  140. ^ The E. J. Mannix ledger. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Howard Strickling Collection. 1962 
  141. ^ a b Lev, Peter (2006). Transforming the Screen, 1950–1959. Volume 7 of History of the American Cinema. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520249660 
    • Quo Vadis: p. 15. "MGM's most expensive film of the period, Quo Vadis (1951) also did extremely well. The cost was $7,623,000, earnings were an estimated $21.2 million (with foreign earnings almost 50 percent of this total), and profit was estimated at $5,562,000."
    • Rear Window: pp. 203204. "Rear Window (1954) was an excellent commercial success, with a cost of $1 million and North American rentals of $5.3 million."
  142. ^ a b Block & Wilson 2010, p. 335.
    • The Robe: "Domestic Rentals: $16.7; Foreign Rentals: $9.4; Production Cost: $4.1 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Quo Vadis: "Domestic Rentals: $11.1; Foreign Rentals: $15.6; Production Cost: $7.5 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  143. ^ Mulligan, Hugh A. (23 septembrie 1956). „Cinerama Pushing Ahead As Biggest Money-Maker”. The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon). http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GPRVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=YeIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6899,3861317. Accesat la 7 iulie 2012. 
  144. ^ Zone, Ray (2012). 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema. University Press of Kentucky. p. 71. ISBN 9780813136110. „Produced at a cost of $1 million, This is Cinerama ran 122 weeks, earning $4.7 million in its initial New York run alone and eventually grossed over $32 million. It was obvious to Hollywood that the public was ready for a new form of motion picture entertainment. The first five Cinerama feature-length travelogues, though they only played in twenty-two theaters, pulled in a combined gross of $82 million.” 
  145. ^ Burns, Douglas (2010), The Greatest Show on Earth, pp. 354–355, „By May 1953, Variety was reporting that the Best Picture winner had amassed $18.35 million in worldwide rentals.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  146. ^ The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/4608/The-Greatest-Show-on-Earth/notes.html. Accesat la 8 ianuarie 2012. 
  147. ^ Peter Pan (1953) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/86554/Peter-Pan/notes.html. Accesat la 24 iulie 2011. 
  148. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 147148. "To take full advantage of CinemaScope's panoramic possibilities, shooting was delayed for the sets to be redesigned and rebuilt, adding $500,000 to the eventual $4.1 million budget...It ultimately returned domestic rentals of $17.5 million and $25 million worldwide, placing it second only to Gone with the Wind in Variety's annually updated chart."
  149. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 367. "It brought in $16.7 million in domestic rentals, $9.4 million in foreign rentals, and made a net profit of $8.1 million."
  150. ^ Rear Window”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/rear-window-1954. Accesat la 22 iunie 2013. 
  151. ^ White Christmas”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/white-christmas-1954. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  152. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 420. "Domestic Box Office: $19.6 million; Production Cost: $3.8 million."
  153. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 149. "VistaVision was first used for the musical White Christmas (1954), which Variety named the top grosser of its year with anticipated domestic rentals of $12 million."
  154. ^ 20000 Leagues Under The Sea”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/20000-leagues-under-the-sea-1954-1900. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  155. ^ Miller, John M. „20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) – Articles”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/20642/20-000-Leagues-Under-the-Sea/articles.html. Accesat la 9 ianuarie 2012. 
  156. ^ Finler 2003, p. 320. "It was up and running in time to handle Disney's most elaborate expensive feature, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, based on the book by Jules Verne, starring James Mason and Kirk Douglas and directed by Richard Fleischer at a cost of $4.5 million."
  157. ^ Lady and the Tramp”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/lady-and-the-tramp-1955. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  158. ^ Lady and the Tramp (1955) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/80607/Lady-and-the-Tramp/notes.html. Accesat la 27 iulie 2011. 
  159. ^ Minego, Pete (21 mai 1956). „Pete's Pungent Patter”. Portsmouth Daily Times (Portsmouth, Ohio): p. 19. 
  160. ^ Cinerama Holiday (1955) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/493857/Cinerama-Holiday/notes.html. Accesat la 7 iulie 2012. 
  161. ^ Block & Wilson 2010
    • p. 382. "Production Cost: $2.4 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)"
    • Burns, Douglas (2010), Mister Roberts, p. 383, „Mister Roberts sailed onto movie screens buoyed by enthusiastic reviews and receptive audiences. For pr, Fonda, Cagney, and lemmon reenacted several scenes on ed sullivan's popular Toast of the Town television variety show. It returned a net profit of $4.5 million on worldwide rentals of $9.9 million, putting it in the top 5 domestic films of 1955.” 
  162. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 327. "Production cost: $13.3 million; Domestic Film Rental: $31.3; Foreign Film Rental: $23.9; Worldwide Box office (estimated): $122.7 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  163. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, pp. 159–161
    • The Ten Commandments: "No film did more to entrench roadshow policy than The Ten Commandments. While the success of This Is Cinerama, The Robe, and even Eighty Days could be attributed, at least in part, to their respective photographic and projection formats, that of DeMille's film (which cost a record $13,266,491) could not...General release began at normal prices in 1959 and continued until the end of the following year, when the film was temporarily withdrawn (the first of several reissues came in 1966). The worldwide rental by this time was around $60 million. In the domestic market it dislodged Gone with the Wind from the number one position on Variety's list of All-Time Rentals Champs. GWTW had hitherto maintained its lead through several reissues (and was soon to regain it through another in 1961)."
    • The Bridge on the River Kwai: Columbia's Anglo-American war film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) opened on a roadshow basis in selected U.S. cities (including New York, Chicago, Boston, and Los Angeles) and in London. Costing only $2,840,000 to produce, it grossed $30.6 million worldwide on first release."
  164. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 153. "South Pacific also became for a time the most successful film ever released in the United Kingdom, where it earned a box-office gross three times its negative cost of $5,610,000. Anticipated global rentals after three years were $30 million."
  165. ^ Ross, Steven J. (2011). Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics. Oxford University Press. pp. 278–279. ISBN 9780195181722. „Costing $15 million to produce, the film earned $47 million by the end of 1961 and $90 million worldwide by January 1989.” 
  166. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 324. "Worldwide box office: $146.9 million; Worldwide rentals: $66.1 million; Production cost: $15.9 million. (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)"
  167. ^ Reid, John Howard (2006). America's Best, Britain's Finest: A Survey of Mixed Movies. Volume 14 of Hollywood classics. Lulu. p. 243–245. ISBN 9781411678774. „Negative cost: around $4 million; Worldwide film rentals gross (including 1968 American reissue) to 1970: $30 million.” 
  168. ^ Webster, Patrick (2010). Love and Death in Kubrick: A Critical Study of the Films from Lolita Through Eyes Wide Shut. McFarland & Company. pp. 298 (note 2.23). ISBN 9780786459162. „Spartacus cost $12 million and grossed some $60 million at the box office, figures Kubrick rarely again matched.” 
  169. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, p. 179.
    • Spartacus: "In the case of Spartacus, overseas earnings to 1969 amounted to $12,462,044, while U.S. and Canadian rentals (even including a million-dollar TV sale) were only $10,643,181. But the film failed to show a profit on production costs of $10,284,014 because of the distribution charges and expenses amounting to an additional $15,308,083."
    • The Bible: "The Bible—In the Beginning... (1966) was financed by the Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis from private investors and Swiss banks. He then sold distribution rights outside Italy jointly to Fox and Seven Arts for $15 million (70 percent of which came from Fox), thereby recouping the bulk of his $18 million investment. Although The Bible returned a respectable world rental of $25.3 million, Fox was still left with a net loss of just over $1.5 million. It was the last biblical epic to be released by any major Hollywood studio for nearly twenty years."
  170. ^ Nixon, Rob. „Psycho (1960) – Articles”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/24944/Psycho/articles.html. Accesat la 9 ianuarie 2012. 
  171. ^ 101 Dalmatians (1961)”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/101-dalmatians-1961. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  172. ^ One Hundred and One Dalmatians”. Variety. 31 decembrie 1960. http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117793715. Accesat la 23 august 2011. 
  173. ^ Block, Hayley Taylor (2010), West Side Story, p. 449, „With its three rereleases, it took in over $105 million in worldwide box office ($720 million in 2005 dollars).”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  174. ^ a b c d e f Block & Wilson 2010, p. 434.
    • The Sound of Music: "Domestic Rentals: $68.4; Foreign Rentals: $46.2; Production Cost: $8.0 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • The Dirty Dozen: "Domestic Rentals: $20.1; Foreign Rentals: $11.2; Production Cost: $5.4 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • 2001: A Space Odyssey: "Domestic Rentals: $16.4; Foreign Rentals: $5.5; Production Cost: $10.3 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Cleopatra: "Domestic Rentals: $22.1; Foreign Rentals: $18.2; Production Cost: $44.0 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • West Side Story: "Domestic Rentals: $16.2; Foreign Rentals: $15.6; Production Cost: $7.0 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • The Longest Day: "Domestic Rentals: $13.9; Foreign Rentals: $19.3; Production Cost: $8.6 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: "Domestic Rentals: $29.2; Foreign Rentals: $7.9; Production Cost: $6.6 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  175. ^ Lawrence of Arabia
  176. ^ a b c Hall & Neale 2010, p. 165166
    • Lawrence of Arabia: Columbia released the $13.8 million Lawrence of Arabia (1962), filmed in Super Panavision 70, exclusively on a hard-ticket basis, but opened Barabbas (1962), The Cardinal (1963), and the $12 million Joseph Conrad adaptation Lord Jim (1965) as 70mm roadshows in selected territories only."
    • The Longest Day: "Darryl's most ambitious independent production was The Longest Day (1962), a three-hour reconstruction of D-Day filmed in black-and-white CinemaScope at a cost of $8 million. It grossed over $30 million worldwide as a roadshow followed by general release, thereby helping the studio regain stability during its period of reorganization."
    • Cleopatra: "With top tickets set at an all-time high of $5.50,Cleopatra had amassed as much as $20 million in such guarantees from exhibitors even before its premiere. Fox claimed the film had cost in total $44 million, of which $31,115,000 represented the direct negative cost and the rest distribution, print and advertising expenses. (These figures excluded the more than $5 million spent on the production's abortive British shoot in 1960–61, prior to its relocation to Italy.) By 1966 worldwide rentals had reached $38,042,000 including $23.5 million from the United States."
  177. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 164. "West cost $14,483,000; although it earned $35 million worldwide in just under three years, with ultimate domestic rentals totaling $20,932,883, high distribution costs severely limited its profitability."
  178. ^ a b c d Block & Wilson 2010, pp. 428–429
    • From Russia With Love: "Worldwide Box Office: 78.9; Production Cost: 2.0 (in millions of $s)"
    • Goldfinger: "Worldwide Box Office: 124.9; Production Cost: 3.0 (in millions of $s)"
    • Diamonds Are Forever: "Worldwide Box Office: 116; Production Cost: 7.2 (in millions of $s)"
    • Moonraker: "Worldwide Box Office: 210.3; Production Cost: 34.0 (in millions of $s)"
  179. ^ a b Chapman, James (2007). Licence to thrill: a cultural history of the James Bond films. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84511-515-9 
    • From Russia With Love: "The American release of From Russia With Love again followed on some six months after it had been shown in Britain. North American rentals of $9.9 million were an improvement on its predecessor, helped by a slightly wider release, though they were still only half the $19.5 million of foreign rentals... (Online copy at Google Books)"
    • Diamonds Are Forever: "Diamonds Are Forever marked a return to the box-office heights of the Bond films of the mid-1960s. Its worldwide rentals were $45.7 million... (Online copy at Google Books)"
    • Moonraker: "These figures were surpassed by Moonraker, which earned total worldwide rentals of $87.7 million, of which $33 million came from North America. (Online copy at Google Books)"
  180. ^ a b Balio, Tino (2009). United Artists, Volume 2, 1951–1978: the Company that Changed the Film Industry. University of Wisconsin Press. p. 261. ISBN 978-0-299-23014-2 
    • From Russia With Love: "The picture grossed twice as much as Dr. No, both domestic and foreign—$12.5 million worldwide (Online copy at Google Books)"
    • Goldfinger: "Produced on a budget of around $3 million, Goldfinger grossed a phenomenal $46 million worldwide the first time around. (Online copy at Google Books)"
  181. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, p. 184
    • My Fair Lady: "My Fair Lady (1964) cost Warners $17 million to make, including a record $5.5 million just for the film rights to the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe stage show and a million-dollar fee for star Audrey Hepburn. By 1967 it was reported to have grossed $55 million from roadshowing worldwide."
    • Mary Poppins: "Mary Poppins (1964), which cost $5.2 million, was neither a stage adaptation nor a roadshow. But by the end of its first release, it had grossed nearly $50 million worldwide."
  182. ^ Burns, Douglas (2010), Mary Poppins, p. 469, „In its initial run, Poppins garnered an astounding $44 million in worldwide rentals and became the company's first Best Picture Oscar contender.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  183. ^ The Sound of Music”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/the-sound-of-music-1965. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  184. ^ Hawaii”. The Numbers. Nash Information Services. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1966/0HWII.php. Accesat la 18 august 2011. 
  185. ^ Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/who-s-afraid-of-virginia-woolf-1966. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  186. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 188. "The negative cost of Warners' adaptation of Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)—filmed in widescreen and black-and-white, largely set in domestic interiors and with a cast of only four principal actors—amounted to $7,613,000, in part because stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton received up-front fees of $1 million and $750,000 respectively, against 10 percent of the gross apiece. (Their participation was presumably added to the budget)."
  187. ^ The Jungle Book (1967)”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/the-jungle-book-1967. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  188. ^ The Jungle Book”. Variety. 31 decembrie 1966. http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117792229. Accesat la 23 august 2011. 
  189. ^ a b Denisoff, R. Serge; Romanowski, William D. (1991). Risky Business: Rock in Film. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 9780887388439 
    • The Graduate: p. 167. "World net rental was estimated at more than $85 million by January 1971."
    • Grease: p. 236. "The film was produced for $6 million and Paramount reportedly spent another $3 million on promotion."
  190. ^ a b Hall & Neale 2010, p. 191–192
    • The Graduate: "The Graduate eventually earned U.S. rentals of $44,090,729 on a production cost of $3.1 million to become the most lucrative non-roadshow picture (and independent release) to date."
    • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: "None of these films was roadshown in the United States; most were set in contemporary America or had a contemporary "take" on the past (the casting of genuine teenagers to play Romeo and Juliet, the urbane sophistication of the dialogue in Butch Cassidy, the antiauthoritarianism of Bonnie and Clyde and MASH); most were produced on modest or medium-sized budgets (as low as $450,000 for Easy Rider and no higher than $6,825,000 for Butch Cassidy); and all grossed upward of $10 million domestically."
  191. ^ Palmer, R. Barton (2006). „2001: The Critical Reception and the Generation Gap”. in Kolker, Robert Phillip. Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a Space Odyssey: New Essays. Oxford University Press. p. 16. ISBN 9780195174526. „With its initial and subsequent releases, domestic and worldwide, Kubrick's arty, intellectual film earned nearly $138 million, which was, at that time, an astounding figure.” 
  192. ^ Miller, Frank. „2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Articles”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/628/2001-A-Space-Odyssey/articles.html. Accesat la 24 august 2011. 
  193. ^ Haber, Joyces (27 martie 1969). „'Funny Girl' a Box Office Winner”. Los Angeles Times. Arhivat din original la 29 martie 2012. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbs=ar%3A1&tbm=nws&q=%22funny+girl%22+%22%2480+to+%24100%22+million+worldwide. Accesat la 29 martie 2012. „..."Funny Girl" will gross an estimated $80 to $100 million worldwide.” 
  194. ^ Welles, Chris (7 septembrie 1970). „Behind the Silence at Columbia Pictures—No Moguls, No Minions, Just Profits”. New York (New York Media) 3 (36): pp. 42–47. „While Columbia, battling Ray Stark over every dollar, did Funny Girl for around $8.8 million, a million or so over budget, Fox spent nearly $24 million on Hello, Dolly!, more than twice the initial budget, and the film will thus have to gross three times as much to break even.” 
  195. ^ Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  196. ^ „'Love Story' II: Ryan Redux?”. New York (New York Media) 9: p. 389. 1976. „Bring those handkerchiefs out of retirement. ... After all, the first movie made around $80 million worldwide.” 
  197. ^ Block, Hayley Taylor (2010), Love Story, p. 545, „The final cost came in at $2,260,000.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  198. ^ Scott, Vernon (30 iunie 1979). „"Airports" Flourish”. The Bryan Times. United Press International: p. 10. 
  199. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 541. "Screenwriter and director George Seaton was given a then-whopping production budget of $10 million to make what would be his last big movie after a long career as an actor in radio, a screenwriter, and a director."
  200. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 549. "Fiddler had the highest domestic box office of 1971 (it was second in worldwide box office after Diamonds Are Forever), with more than $100 million in unadjusted worldwide box office on its initial release. The soundtrack album was also a huge seller. The 1979 rerelease was not as successful, with the $3.8 million print and ad costs almost as high as the $4.3 million in worldwide rentals."
  201. ^ a b c d Block & Wilson 2010, p. 527.
    • Star Wars: Ep IV A New Hope: "Domestic Rentals: $127.0; Foreign Rentals: $141.5; Production Cost: $13.0 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • The Godfather: "Domestic Rentals: $85.6; Foreign Rentals: $42.0; Production Cost: $7.2 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Fiddler on the Roof: "Domestic Rentals: $34.0; Foreign Rentals: $11.1; Production Cost: $9.0 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Rocky: "Domestic Rentals: $56.0; Foreign Rentals: $21.1; Production Cost: $1.6 (Initial Release – Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  202. ^ The Godfather
  203. ^ Jacobs, Diane (1980). Hollywood Renaissance. Dell Publishing. p. 115. ISBN 9780440533825. „The Godfather catapulted Coppola to overnight celebrity, earning three Academy Awards and a then record-breaking $142 million in worldwide sales.” 
  204. ^ The Godfather (1972) – Notes”. Turner Classic Movies. http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/443184/The-Godfather/notes.html. Accesat la 9 ianuarie 2012. 
  205. ^ The Exorcist”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/the-exorcist-1973. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
  206. ^ Stanley, Robert Henry; Steinberg, Charles Side (1976). The media environment: mass communications in American society. Hastings House. p. 76. ISBN 9780803846814. „...further reflected by the phenomenal successes of The Sting, Chinatown and The Exorcist. The latter film, which cost about $10 million to produce, has grossed over $110 million worldwide.” 
  207. ^ New York (New York Media) 8, 1975, „...Jaws should outstrip another MCA hit, The Sting, which had world-wide revenues of $115 million. (Online copy at Google Books)” 
  208. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 560. "Production Cost: $5.5 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  209. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, pp. 206–208. "The most successful entry in the disaster cycle was the $15 million The Towering Inferno which earned over $48,650,000 in domestic rentals and about $40 million foreign."
  210. ^ Brooks, Mel (2004). „My Movies: The Collisions of Art and Money”. in Squire, Jason E. The movie business book (ed. 3). Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7432-1937-2. „To their credit, Blazing saddles, opened wide in June to tremendous business around the country. It's done over $80 million in rentals worldwide in 1974 dollars. (Online copy at Google Books)” 
  211. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 564. "Production Cost: $2.6 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  212. ^ Jaws”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/jaws-1975. Accesat la 23 iunie 2013. 
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  214. ^ Priggé, Steven (2004). Movie Moguls Speak: Interviews With Top Film Producers. McFarland & Company. p. 8. ISBN 9780786419296. „The budget for the first Jaws was $4 million and the picture wound up costing $9 million.” 
  215. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 214. "Rocky was the "sleeper of the decade". Produced by UA and costing just under $1 million, it went on to earn a box-office gross of $117,235,247 in the United States and $225 million worldwide."
  216. ^ Block, Alex Ben (2010), Rocky, p. 583, „The budget was $1,075,000 plus producer's fees of $100,000.”  In: Block & Wilson 2010.
  217. ^ a b Wuntch, Philip (19 iulie 1985). „Return of E.T.”. The Dallas Morning News. Arhivat din original la 6 martie 2012. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbs=cdr%3A1%2Ccd_max%3A1990&tbm=nws&q=e.t.+gross+%24619+million. Accesat la 6 martie 2012. „Its worldwide box-office gross was $619 million, toppling the record of $530 million set by Star Wars.” 
  218. ^ Hall & Neale 2010, p. 218. "Eventually costing $11,293,151, Star Wars was previewed at the Northpoint Theatre in San Francisco on May 1, 1977."
  219. ^ Grease”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/grease-1978. Accesat la 24 iunie 2013. 
  220. ^ Hofler, Robert (2010). Party Animals: A Hollywood Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'N' Roll Starring the Fabulous Allan Carr. ReadHowYouWant.com. p. 145. ISBN 9781459600072. „Despite the fact that Grease was well on its way to becoming the highest-grossing movie musical in the world, and eventually grossed over $341 million...” 
  221. ^ a b Kramer vs. Kramer
    • United & Babson Investment Report (Babson-United, Inc.) 72: p. 262. 1980. „Columbia Pictures Industries is continuing to rake in the box office dollars from its Oscar-winning Kramer vs. Kramer, which has topped $100 million in domestic grosses and $70 million overseas. Kramer, which cost less than $8 million to make, is now the second...”. 
    • Prince, Stephen (2002). A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980–1989. University of California Press. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-520-23266-2. „Much of this was attributable to the performance of its hit film, Kramer vs. Kramer ($94 million worldwide and the number two film in the domestic market).” 
  222. ^ Rocky II”. Boxoffice. http://www.boxoffice.com/statistics/movies/rocky-ii-1979. Accesat la 24 iunie 2013. 
  223. ^ Kilday, Greg (22 mai 1992). „Rules of the Game”. Entertainment Weekly (119). http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,310543,00.html. Accesat la 4 iulie 2012. 
  224. ^ The Empire Strikes Back
  225. ^ a b c Block & Wilson 2010, p. 519.
    • The Empire Strikes Back: "Production Cost: $32.0 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • Return of the Jedi: "Production Cost: $42.7 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
    • The Phantom Menace: "Production Cost: $127.5 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  226. ^ Raiders of the Lost Ark
  227. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 609. "Steven Spielberg, by far the most successful director of the decade, had the highest-grossing movie with 1982's E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, which grossed over $664 million in worldwide box office on initial release."
  228. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 652. "Production Cost: $12.2 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  229. ^ Return of the Jedi
  230. ^ Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)”. Box Office Mojo. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=indianajonesandthetempleofdoom.htm. Accesat la 12 februarie 2013. 
  231. ^ a b c d e f Finler 2003, pp. 190–191.
  232. ^ Block & Wilson 2010, p. 664. "Production Cost: $28.2 (Unadjusted $s in Millions of $s)."
  233. ^ Back to the Future
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