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Exhibitor Relations's Top 25
All-Time Box-Office Hits

Films in this list are ranked by the amount of money each has earned in the U.S. market. Domestic box-office grosses are through 4 January 2009.

Rank Title/Year Domestic Gross*
1. Titanic (1997) $600,788,188
2. The Dark Knight (2008) 531,001,578
3. Star Wars (1977)2 460,998,007
4. Shrek 2 (2004) 436,471,036
5. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)2 434,949,459
6. Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace (1999) 431,088,295
7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) 423,315,812
8. Spider-Man (2002) 403,706,375
9. Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith (2005) 380,262,555
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 377,019,252
11. Spider-Man 2 (2004) 373,377,893
12. The Passion of the Christ (2004) 370,270,943
13. Jurassic Park (1993) 357,067,947
14. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 341,748,130
15. Finding Nemo (2003) 339,714,367
16. Spider-Man 3 (2007) 336,530,303
17. Forrest Gump (1994)2 329,694,499
18. The Lion King (1994)2 328,539,505
19. Shrek The Third (2007) 321,012,359
20. Transformers (2007) 319,071,806
21. Iron Man (2008) 318,313,199
22. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) 317,575,550
23. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) 317,023,851
24. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 314,776,170
25. Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones (2002) 310,676,740
1. As of Jan. 4, 2009 for All-Time Box Office Grosses
2. Including reissues.
3. Still tracking.

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