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All Time Domestic Box Office for Based on Real Life Events Movies


See also: Top Based on Real Life Events International - Top Based on Real Life Events Worldwide - Top Based on Real Life Events Weekend Domestic - Top Based on Real Life Events Day Domestic

Other Domestic Sources records: Top Original Screenplay Domestic - Top Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Domestic - Top Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Domestic - Top Based on TV Domestic - Top Remake Domestic - Top Based on Factual Book/Article Domestic - Top Based on Play Domestic

This chart contains the top 100 Based on Real Life Events movies based on the cumulative domestic box office.

See our Based on Real Life Events Theatrical Market Charts for more overviews regarding the domestic theatrical box office performance of Based on Real Life Events movies.

Rank Released Movie Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1 2001 Pearl Harbor $198,539,855 $250,700,000 $449,239,855
2 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $162,586,036 $144,739,597 $307,325,633
3 2015 Straight Outta Compton $161,058,685 $40,985,196 $202,043,881
4 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807 $107,760,487 $257,878,294
5 1995 Pocahontas $141,579,773 $205,520,227 $347,100,000
6 1998 Patch Adams $135,014,968 $67,158,032 $202,173,000
7 1985 The Dream is Alive $125,900,000 $0 $125,900,000
8 2000 Erin Brockovich $125,548,685 $132,256,558 $257,805,243
9 2012 The Vow $125,014,030 $72,604,130 $197,618,160
10 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402 $68,188,093 $187,707,495
11 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119,114,517 $102,034,442 $221,148,959
12 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,632,095 $60,393,403 $177,025,498
13 2000 Remember the Titans $115,654,751 $21,051,932 $136,706,683
14 2013 Captain Phillips $107,136,417 $113,511,767 $220,648,184
15 2004 The Aviator $102,608,827 $105,762,065 $208,370,892
16 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $102,003,019 $58,900,000 $160,903,019
17 2010 The Social Network $96,962,694 $127,959,441 $224,922,135
18 1993 Schindler's List $96,067,179 $225,298,388 $321,365,567
19 2012 Zero Dark Thirty $95,720,716 $38,891,719 $134,612,435
20 2013 42 $95,020,213 $2,450,488 $97,470,701
21 2010 The Fighter $93,617,009 $35,645,379 $129,262,388
22 2002 Space Station $93,231,060 $33,282,126 $126,513,186
23 1998 Everest $87,178,599 $40,811,529 $127,990,128
24 1995 Dangerous Minds $84,919,401 $94,000,000 $178,919,401
25 2013 Saving Mr. Banks $83,299,761 $31,662,764 $114,962,525
26 2008 Valkyrie $83,077,762 $120,824,345 $203,902,107
27 2010 Unstoppable $81,562,942 $87,948,667 $169,511,609
28 2005 La marche de l'empereur $77,437,223 $55,839,136 $133,276,359
29 2004 The Terminal $77,073,959 $141,600,000 $218,673,959
30 1995 Braveheart $75,545,647 $133,499,875 $209,045,522
31 2004 Ray $75,305,995 $49,517,099 $124,823,094
32 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose $75,072,454 $69,456,624 $144,529,078
33 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910 $26,020,215 $99,034,125
34 2011 Dolphin Tale $72,286,779 $23,781,945 $96,068,724
35 2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $72,091,016 $180,000,000 $252,091,016
36 2006 World Trade Center $70,278,893 $93,016,761 $163,295,654
37 1993 Cool Runnings $68,856,263 $86,200,000 $155,056,263
38 2016 Hacksaw Ridge $67,209,615 $91,492,029 $158,701,644
39 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter $67,182,787 $0 $67,182,787
40 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $65,281,781 $5,430,318 $70,712,099
41 1995 The Living Sea $64,800,000 $0 $64,800,000
42 2004 Miracle $64,378,093 $96,612 $64,474,705
43 2005 Cinderella Man $61,649,911 $43,371,577 $105,021,488
44 2016 Deepwater Horizon $61,433,527 $61,497,687 $122,931,214
45 2000 Coyote Ugly $60,786,269 $53,130,205 $113,916,474
46 2006 The Good Shepherd $59,908,565 $40,000,000 $99,908,565
47 2010 Secretariat $59,699,513 $676,734 $60,376,247
48 2001 Ali $58,183,966 $29,500,000 $87,683,966
49 2006 Invincible $57,806,952 $694,175 $58,501,127
50 1981 Chariots of Fire $57,159,946 $307,785 $57,467,731
51 1963 Cleopatra $57,000,000 $14,000,000 $71,000,000
52 1993 Tombstone $56,505,065 $0 $56,505,065
53 2015 Joy $56,451,232 $44,682,827 $101,134,059
54 2006 The Queen $56,441,711 $72,444,162 $128,885,873
55 2009 The Haunting in Connecticut $55,389,516 $23,369,006 $78,758,522
56 1987 La Bamba $54,215,416 $0 $54,215,416
57 2000 Dolphins $54,000,000 $15,600,000 $69,600,000
58 1989 To the Limit $53,000,000 $0 $53,000,000
59 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets $52,800,000 $186,200,000 $239,000,000
60 1982 Gandhi $52,767,889 $75,000,000 $127,767,889
61 2003 Radio $52,333,738 $959,890 $53,293,628
62 2015 Selma $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
63 2010 Hubble 3D $51,758,571 $16,105,160 $67,863,731
64 2001 Enemy at the Gates $51,396,781 $45,574,512 $96,971,293
65 1967 Bonnie and Clyde $50,700,000 $0 $50,700,000
66 1999 The Hurricane $50,699,241 $23,257,000 $73,956,241
67 2012 Red Tails $49,876,377 $489,121 $50,365,498
68 2013 Pain & Gain $49,875,291 $31,400,000 $81,275,291
69 2000 Men of Honor $48,814,909 $33,524,574 $82,339,483
70 2005 Munich $47,379,090 $84,113,682 $131,492,772
71 2014 Jersey Boys $47,047,013 $18,235,719 $65,282,732
72 2006 Deep Sea 3D $46,233,398 $41,778,182 $88,011,580
73 2015 Spotlight $45,055,776 $47,161,953 $92,217,729
74 2017 All Eyez on Me $44,922,302 $9,954,553 $54,876,855
75 2015 McFarland, USA $44,480,275 $1,227,649 $45,707,924
76 1997 Amistad $44,212,592 $14,037,559 $58,250,151
77 2006 We Are Marshall $43,545,364 $0 $43,545,364
78 2015 Everest $43,309,450 $178,353,226 $221,662,676
79 1976 Midway $43,220,000 $0 $43,220,000
80 2017 The Big Sick $42,869,673 $6,410,537 $49,280,210
81 2006 Glory Road $42,647,449 $151,611 $42,799,060
82 1985 Mask $42,417,782 $0 $42,417,782
83 1997 Donnie Brasco $41,954,997 $23,348,055 $65,303,052
84 2017 American Made $41,898,800 $72,865,128 $114,763,928
85 1997 Private Parts $41,198,146 $0 $41,198,146
86 1998 Mysteries of Egypt $40,593,286 $49,406,714 $90,000,000
87 1995 Dead Man Walking $39,387,284 $43,701,011 $83,088,295
88 1962 The Longest Day $39,100,000 $11,000,000 $50,100,000
89 1996 The Ghost and the Darkness $38,564,422 $0 $38,564,422
90 2006 Gridiron Gang $38,432,823 $3,025,011 $41,457,834
91 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy $38,168,022 $68,316 $38,236,338
92 1997 Seven Years in Tibet $37,945,884 $93,500,000 $131,445,884
93 2011 J. Edgar $37,306,030 $47,300,000 $84,606,030
94 2009 Notorious $36,843,682 $8,161,469 $45,005,151
95 1996 Shine $35,811,509 $852,386 $36,663,895
96 1997 Selena $35,450,113 $0 $35,450,113
97 2009 Under the Sea 3D $35,119,250 $11,124,818 $46,244,068
98 2011 50/50 $35,016,118 $6,318,617 $41,334,735
99 1982 Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip $34,970,309 $0 $34,970,309
100 2006 Take the Lead $34,742,066 $30,648,427 $65,390,493

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.