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Top-grossing movies in the United States

Here are the US 25 top-grossing movies of all time, based on total receipts to July 5, 2003.

Source: Internet Movie Database http://us.imdb.com/Charts/usatopmovies

1 Titanic1997$600,743,440
2 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope1977$460,935,655
3 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial1982$434,949,459
4 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace1999$431,065,444
5 Spider-Man2002$403,706,375
6 Jurassic Park1993$356,763,175
7 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers2002$339,457,993
8 Forrest Gump1994$329,452,287
9 The Lion King1994$328,423,001
10 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone2001$317,557,891
11 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring2001$313,364,114
12 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones2002$310,675,583
13 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi1983$309,064,373
14 Independence Day1996$306,200,000
15 The Sixth Sense1999$293,501,675
16 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back1980$290,158,751
17 Home Alone1990$285,761,243
18 The Matrix Reloaded2003$268,979,763
19 Shrek2001$267,652,016
20 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets2002$261,970,615
21 How the Grinch Stole Christmas2000$260,031,035
22 Jaws1975$260,000,000
23 Monsters, Inc.2001$255,870,172
24 Finding Nemo2003$253,991,677
25 Batman1989$251,188,924

Summary from the IMDb web page:

  • USA domestic ticket sales only
  • Not adjusted for inflation.

See Also: Top-grossing movie for a world wide list, List of highest-grossing films for an inflation adjusted list.

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