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Top 1979 Movies at the Worldwide Box Office


See also: Top 1979 Domestic - Top 1979 International

Other Worldwide Cumulative records: All Time Worldwide - All Time Animated Worldwide - All Time Single Market - Top 2016 Worldwide - Top 2017 Worldwide

This chart contains the total worldwide box office for the top 100 movies released in 1979.

Top 1978 Worldwide Top 1980 Worldwide
Rank Movie Worldwide Box Office Domestic Box Office International Box Office Domestic/
International
1 Moonraker $210,300,000 $70,300,000 $140,000,000 0.50
2 Alien $203,630,630 $80,930,630 $122,700,000 0.66
3 Rocky 2 $200,182,160 $85,182,160 $115,000,000 0.74
4 Star Trek: The Motion Picture $139,000,000 $82,258,456 $56,741,544 1.45
5 Kramer vs. Kramer $106,260,000 $106,260,000 $0 0.00
6 1941 $94,875,000 $34,175,000 $60,700,000 0.56
7 The Amityville Horror $86,432,520 $86,432,520 $0 0.00
8 Apocalypse Now $81,250,488 $78,800,000 $2,450,488 32.16
9 The Muppet Movie $76,657,000 $76,657,000 $0 0.00
10 The Jerk $73,691,419 $73,691,419 $0 0.00
11 Dawn of the Dead $55,000,000 $5,100,000 $49,900,000 0.10
12 10 $52,134,699 $52,134,699 $0 0.00
13 The Deer Hunter $50,000,000 $50,000,000 $0 0.00
14 Love at First Bite $43,900,000 $43,900,000 $0 0.00
15 Escape from Alcatraz $43,000,000 $43,000,000 $0 0.00
16 Meatballs $43,000,000 $43,000,000 $0 0.00
17 The Electric Horseman $42,670,138 $42,670,138 $0 0.00
18 Manhattan $39,946,780 $39,946,780 $0 0.00
19 The In-Laws $38,200,000 $38,200,000 $0 0.00
20 Starting Over $38,200,000 $38,200,000 $0 0.00
21 All That Jazz $37,823,676 $37,823,676 $0 0.00
22 The Black Stallion $37,799,643 $37,799,643 $0 0.00
23 The Main Event $37,198,813 $37,198,813 $0 0.00
24 The Black Hole $35,841,901 $35,841,901 $0 0.00
25 The China Syndrome $35,708,042 $35,708,042 $0 0.00
26 ...And Justice For All $33,300,000 $33,300,000 $0 0.00
27 The Champ $30,441,738 $30,441,738 $0 0.00
28 Being There $30,177,511 $30,177,511 $0 0.00
29 Chapter Two $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $0 0.00
30 Going in Style $29,900,000 $29,900,000 $0 0.00
31 The Rose $29,200,000 $29,200,000 $0 0.00
32 The Wanderers $23,017,811 $5,017,811 $18,000,000 0.28
33 Prophecy $22,673,340 $22,673,340 $0 0.00
34 The Warriors $22,490,000 $22,490,000 $0 0.00
35 Norma Rae $22,228,000 $22,228,000 $0 0.00
36 The Bermuda Triangle $22,200,000 $22,200,000 $0 0.00
37 Dracula $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $0 0.00
38 A Force of One $20,200,000 $20,200,000 $0 0.00
39 The Life of Brian $20,008,693 $20,008,693 $0 0.00
40 Breaking Away $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $0 0.00
41 North Dallas Forty $19,010,710 $19,010,710 $0 0.00
42 The Seduction of Joe Tynan $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $0 0.00
43 Hair $13,100,000 $13,100,000 $0 0.00
44 The Concorde: Airport '79 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $0 0.00
45 Time After Time $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $0 0.00
46 The Frisco Kid $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $0 0.00

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.