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Box Office Records > Worldwide > All Movies > Genres > Top Drama Worldwide

All Time Worldwide Box Office for Drama Movies


See also: Top Drama Domestic - Top Drama International

Other Worldwide Genres records: Top Adventure Worldwide - Top Comedy Worldwide - Top Action Worldwide - Top Thriller/Suspense Worldwide - Top Horror Worldwide - Top Romantic Comedy Worldwide - Top Musical Worldwide

This chart contains the top 100 Drama movies based on the cumulative worldwide box office.

See our Drama Theatrical Market Charts for more overviews regarding the domestic theatrical box office performance of Drama movies.

Rank Released Movie Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
1 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $829,724,737 $292,324,737 $537,400,000
2 1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $792,965,326 $435,110,554 $357,854,772
3 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $706,102,828 $300,531,751 $405,571,077
4 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 $689,420,051 $281,287,133 $408,132,918
5 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $687,557,727 $296,623,634 $390,934,093
6 1994 Forrest Gump $679,850,637 $330,151,138 $349,699,499
7 2004 The Passion of the Christ $622,341,924 $370,782,930 $251,558,994
8 2012 Life of Pi $607,987,022 $124,987,022 $483,000,000
9 2015 Fifty Shades of Grey $570,998,101 $166,167,230 $404,830,871
10 2014 American Sniper $547,326,372 $350,126,372 $197,200,000
11 2015 Cinderella $534,551,353 $201,151,353 $333,400,000
12 1990 Ghost $517,600,000 $217,631,306 $299,968,694
13 1998 Saving Private Ryan $485,035,085 $216,335,085 $268,700,000
14 2010 The King’s Speech $430,821,168 $138,797,449 $292,023,719
15 2000 Cast Away $427,230,516 $233,632,142 $193,598,374
16 2008 Twilight $402,280,159 $192,769,854 $209,510,305
17 1939 Gone with the Wind $390,525,192 $198,680,470 $191,844,722
18 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $384,519,665 $141,319,928 $243,199,737
19 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $380,981,543 $114,434,010 $266,547,533
20 1999 American Beauty $356,258,047 $130,058,047 $226,200,000
21 2002 Catch Me if You Can $355,612,291 $164,606,800 $191,005,491
22 2014 Noah $352,831,065 $101,200,044 $251,631,021
23 2013 The Great Gatsby $351,040,419 $144,840,419 $206,200,000
24 2016 Kimi no na wa $341,688,468 $5,000,181 $336,688,287
25 1995 Apollo 13 $334,100,000 $172,070,496 $162,029,504
26 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $329,809,326 $127,509,326 $202,300,000
27 2000 The Perfect Storm $328,711,434 $182,618,434 $146,093,000
28 1993 Schindler's List $321,365,567 $96,067,179 $225,298,388
29 2001 A Beautiful Mind $317,668,058 $170,708,996 $146,959,062
30 2009 Disney's A Christmas Carol $315,709,697 $137,855,863 $177,853,834
31 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $307,325,633 $162,586,036 $144,739,597
32 2014 The Fault in Our Stars $307,166,834 $124,872,350 $182,294,484
33 2009 The Blind Side $305,705,794 $255,959,475 $49,746,319
34 1985 Rocky IV $300,373,716 $127,873,716 $172,500,000
35 1999 The Green Mile $290,701,374 $136,801,374 $153,900,000
36 2006 The Departed $289,660,619 $132,384,315 $157,276,304
37 1977 Saturday Night Fever $282,400,000 $139,486,124 $142,913,876
38 2008 Gran Torino $274,543,085 $148,095,302 $126,447,783
39 2012 Lincoln $273,346,281 $182,207,973 $91,138,308
40 1972 The Godfather $268,500,000 $134,966,411 $133,533,589
41 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $268,314,513 $65,014,513 $203,300,000
42 1942 Bambi $268,000,000 $102,797,000 $165,203,000
43 2007 American Gangster $267,985,456 $130,164,645 $137,820,811
44 1993 Indecent Proposal $266,600,000 $106,614,059 $159,985,941
45 1998 The Truman Show $264,118,201 $125,618,201 $138,500,000
46 1985 Out of Africa $258,210,860 $79,096,868 $179,113,992
47 2000 Erin Brockovich $257,805,243 $125,548,685 $132,256,558
48 1998 You've Got Mail $250,800,000 $115,821,495 $134,978,505
49 2002 8 Mile $245,768,384 $116,724,075 $129,044,309
50 1989 Dead Poets Society $239,500,000 $95,860,116 $143,639,884
51 2016 Sully $238,552,082 $125,070,033 $113,482,049
52 1992 A Few Good Men $236,500,000 $141,340,178 $95,159,822
53 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $236,412,453 $132,092,958 $104,319,495
54 2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI $235,900,000 $78,616,689 $157,283,311
55 2016 Hidden Figures $232,287,004 $169,387,004 $62,900,000
56 2004 Million Dollar Baby $231,928,227 $100,492,203 $131,436,024
57 1996 The English Patient $231,711,151 $78,716,374 $152,994,777
58 1998 La vita è bella $229,385,361 $57,598,247 $171,787,114
59 2014 The Imitation Game $227,773,686 $91,125,143 $136,648,543
60 1997 Good Will Hunting $225,933,435 $138,433,435 $87,500,000
61 1976 Rocky $225,000,000 $117,235,147 $107,764,853
62 2010 The Social Network $224,922,135 $96,962,694 $127,959,441
63 2013 Captain Phillips $220,648,184 $107,136,417 $113,511,767
64 2004 The Terminal $218,673,959 $77,073,959 $141,600,000
65 2012 Jack Reacher $217,370,736 $80,070,736 $137,300,000
66 2000 The Patriot $215,300,000 $113,330,342 $101,969,658
67 2008 Australia $215,080,810 $49,554,002 $165,526,808
68 1987 Dirty Dancing $213,900,000 $63,892,689 $150,007,311
69 2011 The Help $213,120,004 $169,705,587 $43,414,417
70 1994 Pulp Fiction $212,928,762 $107,928,762 $105,000,000
71 2009 Public Enemies $212,282,709 $97,104,620 $115,178,089
72 1994 Disclosure $212,200,000 $83,015,089 $129,184,911
73 2014 Fury $210,253,368 $85,755,593 $124,497,775
74 1995 Braveheart $209,045,522 $75,545,647 $133,499,875
75 2004 The Aviator $208,370,892 $102,608,827 $105,762,065
76 2000 Traffic $208,300,000 $124,107,476 $84,192,524
77 2010 Eat Pray Love $206,598,789 $80,574,010 $126,024,779
78 2016 Me Before You $205,445,075 $56,245,075 $149,200,000
79 1991 JFK $205,400,000 $70,405,498 $134,994,502
80 2016 Arrival $203,178,872 $100,546,139 $102,632,733
81 2015 Straight Outta Compton $202,043,881 $161,058,685 $40,985,196
82 1983 Flashdance $201,463,574 $90,463,574 $111,000,000
83 1993 Philadelphia $201,324,422 $77,324,422 $124,000,000
84 1998 City of Angels $198,750,909 $78,750,909 $120,000,000
85 2017 A Dog’s Purpose $198,421,890 $64,321,890 $134,100,000
86 2012 The Vow $197,618,160 $125,014,030 $72,604,130
87 1993 The Pelican Brief $187,995,859 $100,768,056 $87,227,803
88 2005 Walk the Line $187,707,495 $119,519,402 $68,188,093
89 1995 Heat $187,436,818 $67,436,818 $120,000,000
90 1998 The Horse Whisperer $186,883,563 $75,383,563 $111,500,000
91 2002 Road to Perdition $183,354,514 $104,054,514 $79,300,000
92 2002 Gangs of New York $183,124,621 $77,730,500 $105,394,121
93 2013 12 Years a Slave $181,025,343 $56,671,993 $124,353,350
94 1995 Dangerous Minds $178,919,401 $84,919,401 $94,000,000
95 1997 Dante's Peak $178,200,000 $67,163,857 $111,036,143
96 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $177,025,498 $116,632,095 $60,393,403
97 2005 Brokeback Mountain $177,012,173 $83,043,761 $93,968,412
98 1995 The Bridges of Madison County $175,516,617 $71,516,617 $104,000,000
99 2011 The Descendants $175,507,800 $82,624,961 $92,882,839
100 2015 Creed $173,567,581 $109,767,581 $63,800,000

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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