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


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

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

This chart contains the top 100 Based on Real Life Events movies based on the cumulative worldwide 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 Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
1 2001 Pearl Harbor $449,239,855 $198,539,855 $250,700,000
2 1995 Pocahontas $347,100,000 $141,579,773 $205,520,227
3 1993 Schindler's List $321,365,567 $96,067,179 $225,298,388
4 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $307,325,633 $162,586,036 $144,739,597
5 2016 Dangal $291,438,236 $12,391,761 $279,046,475
6 2013 American Hustle $257,878,294 $150,117,807 $107,760,487
7 2000 Erin Brockovich $257,805,243 $125,548,685 $132,256,558
8 2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $252,091,016 $72,091,016 $180,000,000
9 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets $239,000,000 $52,800,000 $186,200,000
10 2010 The Social Network $224,922,135 $96,962,694 $127,959,441
11 2015 Everest $221,662,676 $43,309,450 $178,353,226
12 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 $221,148,959 $119,114,517 $102,034,442
13 2013 Captain Phillips $220,648,184 $107,136,417 $113,511,767
14 2004 The Terminal $218,673,959 $77,073,959 $141,600,000
15 1995 Braveheart $209,045,522 $75,545,647 $133,499,875
16 2004 The Aviator $208,370,892 $102,608,827 $105,762,065
17 2008 Valkyrie $203,902,107 $83,077,762 $120,824,345
18 1998 Patch Adams $202,173,000 $135,014,968 $67,158,032
19 2015 Straight Outta Compton $202,043,881 $161,058,685 $40,985,196
20 2012 The Vow $197,618,160 $125,014,030 $72,604,130
21 2005 Walk the Line $187,707,495 $119,519,402 $68,188,093
22 1995 Dangerous Minds $178,919,401 $84,919,401 $94,000,000
23 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $177,025,498 $116,632,095 $60,393,403
24 2012 The Impossible $169,590,606 $19,019,882 $150,570,724
25 2010 Unstoppable $169,511,609 $81,562,942 $87,948,667
26 2004 Alexander $167,297,191 $34,297,191 $133,000,000
27 2006 World Trade Center $163,295,654 $70,278,893 $93,016,761
28 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $160,903,019 $102,003,019 $58,900,000
29 2016 Hacksaw Ridge $158,701,644 $67,209,615 $91,492,029
30 2015 Yip Man 3 $156,835,197 $2,679,437 $154,155,760
31 1993 Cool Runnings $155,056,263 $68,856,263 $86,200,000
32 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose $144,529,078 $75,072,454 $69,456,624
33 2000 Remember the Titans $136,706,683 $115,654,751 $21,051,932
34 2012 Zero Dark Thirty $134,612,435 $95,720,716 $38,891,719
35 2014 Myeong-ryang $133,450,917 $2,830,989 $130,619,928
36 2005 La marche de l'empereur $133,276,359 $77,437,223 $55,839,136
37 2005 Munich $131,492,772 $47,379,090 $84,113,682
38 1997 Seven Years in Tibet $131,445,884 $37,945,884 $93,500,000
39 2010 The Fighter $129,262,388 $93,617,009 $35,645,379
40 2006 The Queen $128,885,873 $56,441,711 $72,444,162
41 1998 Everest $127,990,128 $87,178,599 $40,811,529
42 1982 Gandhi $127,767,889 $52,767,889 $75,000,000
43 2002 Space Station $126,513,186 $93,231,060 $33,282,126
44 1985 The Dream is Alive $125,900,000 $125,900,000 $0
45 2004 Ray $124,823,094 $75,305,995 $49,517,099
46 2016 Deepwater Horizon $122,931,214 $61,433,527 $61,497,687
47 2009 Red Cliff $119,627,047 $627,047 $119,000,000
48 2012 The Iron Lady $115,592,104 $29,959,436 $85,632,668
49 2013 Saving Mr. Banks $114,962,525 $83,299,761 $31,662,764
50 2000 Coyote Ugly $113,916,474 $60,786,269 $53,130,205
51 2017 American Made $112,564,454 $40,747,365 $71,817,089
52 2002 The Pianist $111,854,182 $32,519,322 $79,334,860
53 2005 Cinderella Man $105,021,488 $61,649,911 $43,371,577
54 2011 Sanctum $104,283,753 $23,209,310 $81,074,443
55 2015 Joy $101,134,059 $56,451,232 $44,682,827
56 2006 The Good Shepherd $99,908,565 $59,908,565 $40,000,000
57 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $99,034,125 $73,013,910 $26,020,215
58 2013 Rush $98,230,839 $26,947,624 $71,283,215
59 2013 42 $97,470,701 $95,020,213 $2,450,488
60 2001 Enemy at the Gates $96,971,293 $51,396,781 $45,574,512
61 2011 Dolphin Tale $96,068,724 $72,286,779 $23,781,945
62 2005 Der Untergang $93,631,744 $5,501,940 $88,129,804
63 2003 Calendar Girls $93,074,616 $31,011,616 $62,063,000
64 2015 Spotlight $92,217,729 $45,055,776 $47,161,953
65 2015 In the Heart of the Sea $90,420,758 $25,020,758 $65,400,000
66 1998 Mysteries of Egypt $90,000,000 $40,593,286 $49,406,714
67 2007 La Môme $88,611,837 $10,299,782 $78,312,055
68 2006 Deep Sea 3D $88,011,580 $46,233,398 $41,778,182
69 2001 Ali $87,683,966 $58,183,966 $29,500,000
70 2010 Oceans $86,787,530 $19,422,319 $67,365,211
71 2017 Taeksi Woonjunsa $86,428,405 $1,527,829 $84,900,576
72 2011 J. Edgar $84,606,030 $37,306,030 $47,300,000
73 1995 Dead Man Walking $83,088,295 $39,387,284 $43,701,011
74 2000 Men of Honor $82,339,483 $48,814,909 $33,524,574
75 1998 Elizabeth $82,150,642 $30,082,699 $52,067,943
76 2013 Pain & Gain $81,275,291 $49,875,291 $31,400,000
77 2009 The Haunting in Connecticut $78,758,522 $55,389,516 $23,369,006
78 2006 United 93 $77,635,035 $31,567,134 $46,067,901
79 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age $74,870,866 $16,285,240 $58,585,626
80 1999 The Hurricane $73,956,241 $50,699,241 $23,257,000
81 1963 Cleopatra $71,000,000 $57,000,000 $14,000,000
82 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $70,712,099 $65,281,781 $5,430,318
83 2000 Dolphins $69,600,000 $54,000,000 $15,600,000
84 2013 Stalingrad $68,707,119 $1,013,945 $67,693,174
85 2013 One Direction: This is Us $68,541,786 $28,873,374 $39,668,412
86 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima $67,867,998 $13,756,082 $54,111,916
87 2010 Hubble 3D $67,863,731 $51,758,571 $16,105,160
88 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter $67,182,787 $67,182,787 $0
89 2015 Selma $66,776,908 $52,076,908 $14,700,000
90 2006 Huo Yuan Jia $66,633,730 $24,633,730 $42,000,000
91 2000 Thirteen Days $66,554,547 $34,566,746 $31,987,801
92 2008 The Bank Job $66,143,005 $30,060,660 $36,082,345
93 2007 August Rush $66,015,869 $31,664,162 $34,351,707
94 2006 Take the Lead $65,390,493 $34,742,066 $30,648,427
95 1997 Donnie Brasco $65,303,052 $41,954,997 $23,348,055
96 2014 Jersey Boys $65,282,732 $47,047,013 $18,235,719
97 2014 Jing Cheng 81 Hao $65,220,000 $0 $65,220,000
98 1995 The Living Sea $64,800,000 $64,800,000 $0
99 2004 Miracle $64,474,705 $64,378,093 $96,612
100 2003 Monster $64,240,813 $34,469,210 $29,771,603

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.