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All Time Worldwide Box Office for Based on Musical or Opera Movies


See also: Top Based on Musical or Opera Domestic - Top Based on Musical or Opera International

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This chart contains the top 100 Based on Musical or Opera movies based on the cumulative worldwide box office.

See our Based on Musical or Opera Theatrical Market Charts for more overviews regarding the domestic theatrical box office performance of Based on Musical or Opera movies.

Rank Released Movie Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
1 2008 Mamma Mia! $615,748,877 $144,130,063 $471,618,814
2 1978 Grease $387,513,770 $181,813,770 $205,700,000
3 2002 Chicago $306,770,545 $170,687,518 $136,083,027
4 2006 Dreamgirls $155,708,695 $103,365,956 $52,342,739
5 2004 The Phantom of the Opera $153,974,114 $51,225,796 $102,748,318
6 2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street $153,329,844 $52,898,073 $100,431,771
7 1996 Evita $151,947,179 $50,047,179 $101,900,000
8 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $140,704,112 $140,510,017 $194,095
9 1971 Fiddler on the Roof $80,500,000 $80,500,000 $0
10 1964 My Fair Lady $72,070,955 $72,000,000 $70,955
11 1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas $69,701,637 $69,701,637 $0
12 2012 Rock of Ages $61,031,932 $38,518,613 $22,513,319
13 1982 Annie $57,059,003 $57,059,003 $0
14 2009 Nine $53,508,858 $19,676,965 $33,831,893
15 1975 Tommy $34,251,525 $34,251,525 $0
16 2005 Rent $31,670,620 $29,077,547 $2,593,073
17 1943 This is the Army $19,500,000 $19,500,000 $0
18 1982 Grease 2 $14,297,083 $14,297,083 $0
19 1985 A Chorus Line $14,202,899 $14,202,899 $0
20 1998 Les Miserables $13,887,945 $13,887,945 $0
21 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $0
22 1961 Babes in Toyland $10,218,316 $10,218,316 $0
23 1982 The Pirate Movie $7,983,086 $7,983,086 $0
24 2012 Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall $7,106,631 $0 $7,106,631
25 2010 Bran Nue Dae $6,812,530 $113,568 $6,698,962
26 1951 Call Me Mister $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $0
27 1943 Girl Crazy $3,800,000 $3,800,000 $0
28 2001 Hedwig and the Angry Inch $3,740,030 $3,067,312 $672,718
29 2016 Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary Performance $3,646,351 $0 $3,646,351
30 2017 La Llamada $3,008,267 $0 $3,008,267
31 1949 On the Town $2,900,000 $2,900,000 $0
32 2008 Truck $2,431,064 $0 $2,431,064
33 2016 The Met: Live in HD - Madama Butterfly $2,331,048 $1,700,900 $630,148
34 2017 Met Opera: Der Rosenkavalier $1,498,974 $0 $1,498,974
35 2015 The Nutcracker Royal Ballet 2015 $1,494,137 $0 $1,494,137
36 2017 Met Opera: Norma $1,274,090 $0 $1,274,090
37 2017 Royal Opera House Madame Butterfly $1,144,587 $0 $1,144,587
38 2017 Royal Opera: House La Boheme (2017/18) $893,521 $0 $893,521
39 2017 Royal Opera: Otello $795,768 $0 $795,768
40 2016 Saturday's Warrior $744,046 $744,046 $0
41 2017 Royal Opera House: Die Zauberflote $728,404 $0 $728,404
42 1983 The Pirates of Penzance $694,497 $694,497 $0
43 2015 The Mikado $685,984 $0 $685,984
44 2015 London Road $622,070 $0 $622,070
45 2016 Bai Mao Nu $600,000 $0 $600,000
46 2017 Met Opera: Nabucco $584,095 $0 $584,095
47 2017 Royal Opera 2016/17 Il Trovatore $552,871 $0 $552,871
48 2007 U-Carmen e-Khayelitsha $503,288 $494,152 $9,136
49 2017 Met Opera: Eugene Onegin $472,379 $0 $472,379
50 2017 Met Opera: La Traviata $441,597 $0 $441,597
51 2016 Royal opera Lucia Di Lammermoor $420,836 $0 $420,836
52 2016 Royal Opera Cosi Fan Tutte (2016) $417,987 $0 $417,987
53 2016 Met Opera Don Giovanni (2016) $395,963 $0 $395,963
54 2017 Gatta Cenerentola $359,791 $0 $359,791
55 2015 Otello Met Opera 2015 $340,647 $0 $340,647
56 2016 Met Opera: Elektra $320,041 $0 $320,041
57 2017 Met Opera: Die Zauberflote $318,141 $0 $318,141
58 2017 Met Opera 2017: Romeo et Juliette $315,124 $0 $315,124
59 2017 Met Opera: Idomeneo $307,282 $0 $307,282
60 2012 Jesus Christ Superstar Live $305,765 $0 $305,765
61 2016 Tristan und Isolde - Met Opera 2016 (Opera) $290,749 $0 $290,749
62 2016 Il Barbiere Di Siviglia - Glyndebourne 2016 (Op… $231,101 $0 $231,101
63 2007 Aida at La Scala $222,927 $222,927 $0
64 2016 Royal Opera: Werther $218,148 $0 $218,148
65 2008 La Traviata at La Scala $195,494 $195,494 $0
66 2017 Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical $192,651 $0 $192,651
67 2012 Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies $173,344 $0 $173,344
68 2016 Met Opera 2016: L'Amour De Loin $158,333 $0 $158,333
69 2015 The Last Five Years $147,299 $147,299 $0
70 2015 Lulu $140,915 $0 $140,915
71 2016 Met Opera: Madama Butterfly (puccini) $128,237 $0 $128,237
72 2016 Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - Glyndebourne 2016 $108,927 $0 $108,927
73 2017 Glyndebourne: La Traviata $87,521 $0 $87,521
74 2008 Maria Stuarda at La Scala $83,214 $83,214 $0
75 2016 The Nutcracker Sweet $76,203 $0 $76,203
76 2013 Billy Budd $62,210 $0 $62,210
77 2017 Teatro Dell'Opera: La Traviata $60,233 $0 $60,233
78 2014 Met Opera: Romeo et Juliette $59,364 $0 $59,364
79 2015 The Rape of Lucretia $52,903 $0 $52,903
80 2008 La Forza del Destino $52,577 $52,577 $0
81 2008 Tristan und Isolde at La Scala $50,172 $50,172 $0
82 2008 La Rondine $49,088 $49,088 $0
83 2015 Opera Australia: Aida on Sydney Harbour $47,503 $0 $47,503
84 2016 Opera Australia: Turandot On Sydney Harbour $33,463 $0 $33,463
85 2016 Saul - Glyndebourne 2016 (Opera) $28,227 $0 $28,227
86 2008 Don Carlo $27,834 $27,834 $0
87 2007 Naked Boys Singing $25,526 $25,526 $0
88 2016 Met Opera: Tosca (encore) $23,859 $0 $23,859
89 2016 Met Opera: La Boheme (2016) $23,266 $0 $23,266
90 2016 Met Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte $20,735 $0 $20,735
91 2017 La Scala: Madam Butterfly $16,893 $0 $16,893
92 2017 Il Volo con Plácido Domingo - Notte magica al … $12,363 $0 $12,363
93 2016 Opera De Paris: Rigoletto $11,354 $0 $11,354
94 2016 Royal Opera House: La Traviata $8,880 $0 $8,880
95 1976 Trollflöjten $7,168 $0 $7,168
96 2017 La Scala: The Thieving Magpie $7,067 $0 $7,067
97 2016 All’Opera: La Favorita $6,976 $0 $6,976
98 2016 Royal Opera: Les Contes D'hoffmann $6,719 $0 $6,719
99 2017 La Scala: The Adbuction From The Seraglio $6,574 $0 $6,574
100 2017 Opera Di Firenze: Don Carlo $6,048 $0 $6,048

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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