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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 Remake Domestic - Top Based on TV 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 2017 The Greatest Showman $174,073,082 $215,668,098 $389,741,180
3 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $162,586,036 $144,725,057 $307,311,093
4 2015 Straight Outta Compton $161,197,785 $40,985,196 $202,182,981
5 2013 American Hustle $150,117,807 $107,760,487 $257,878,294
6 1995 Pocahontas $141,579,773 $205,520,227 $347,100,000
7 1998 Patch Adams $135,014,968 $67,158,032 $202,173,000
8 1985 The Dream is Alive $125,900,000 $0 $125,900,000
9 2000 Erin Brockovich $125,548,685 $132,256,558 $257,805,243
10 2012 The Vow $125,014,030 $72,604,130 $197,618,160
11 2005 Walk the Line $119,519,402 $68,188,093 $187,707,495
12 2004 Fahrenheit 9/11 $119,114,517 $102,034,442 $221,148,959
13 2013 Lee Daniels' The Butler $116,632,095 $60,393,403 $177,025,498
14 2000 Remember the Titans $115,654,751 $21,051,932 $136,706,683
15 2013 Captain Phillips $107,136,417 $113,511,767 $220,648,184
16 2004 The Aviator $102,608,827 $105,762,065 $208,370,892
17 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa $102,003,019 $58,900,000 $160,903,019
18 2010 The Social Network $96,962,694 $127,959,441 $224,922,135
19 1993 Schindler's List $96,067,179 $225,298,388 $321,365,567
20 2012 Zero Dark Thirty $95,720,716 $38,891,719 $134,612,435
21 2013 42 $95,020,213 $2,450,488 $97,470,701
22 2010 The Fighter $93,617,009 $35,645,379 $129,262,388
23 2002 Space Station $93,231,060 $33,282,126 $126,513,186
24 1998 Everest $87,178,599 $40,811,529 $127,990,128
25 1995 Dangerous Minds $84,919,401 $94,000,000 $178,919,401
26 2013 Saving Mr. Banks $83,299,761 $31,662,764 $114,962,525
27 2008 Valkyrie $83,107,829 $120,824,345 $203,932,174
28 2017 The Post $81,903,458 $95,683,263 $177,586,721
29 2010 Unstoppable $81,562,942 $84,157,979 $165,720,921
30 2005 La marche de l'empereur $77,437,223 $55,839,136 $133,276,359
31 2004 The Terminal $77,073,959 $141,600,000 $218,673,959
32 1995 Braveheart $75,545,647 $133,499,597 $209,045,244
33 2004 Ray $75,305,995 $49,517,099 $124,823,094
34 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose $75,072,454 $69,456,624 $144,529,078
35 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never $73,013,910 $26,020,215 $99,034,125
36 2011 Dolphin Tale $72,286,779 $23,781,945 $96,068,724
37 2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $72,091,016 $180,000,000 $252,091,016
38 2006 World Trade Center $70,278,893 $93,016,761 $163,295,654
39 1993 Cool Runnings $68,856,263 $86,200,000 $155,056,263
40 2016 Hacksaw Ridge $67,209,615 $93,031,528 $160,241,143
41 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter $67,182,787 $0 $67,182,787
42 2008 Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds… $65,281,781 $5,430,318 $70,712,099
43 1995 The Living Sea $64,800,000 $0 $64,800,000
44 2004 Miracle $64,378,093 $96,612 $64,474,705
45 2005 Cinderella Man $61,649,911 $43,371,577 $105,021,488
46 1981 Chariots of Fire $61,558,162 $307,785 $61,865,947
47 2016 Deepwater Horizon $61,433,527 $61,497,687 $122,931,214
48 2000 Coyote Ugly $60,786,269 $53,130,205 $113,916,474
49 2006 The Good Shepherd $59,908,565 $40,000,000 $99,908,565
50 2010 Secretariat $59,699,513 $676,734 $60,376,247
51 2001 Ali $58,183,966 $29,500,000 $87,683,966
52 2006 Invincible $57,806,952 $694,175 $58,501,127
53 1963 Cleopatra $57,000,000 $14,000,000 $71,000,000
54 1993 Tombstone $56,505,065 $0 $56,505,065
55 2015 Joy $56,451,232 $44,682,827 $101,134,059
56 2006 The Queen $56,441,711 $72,444,162 $128,885,873
57 2009 The Haunting in Connecticut $55,389,516 $23,369,006 $78,758,522
58 1987 La Bamba $54,215,416 $0 $54,215,416
59 2000 Dolphins $54,000,000 $15,600,000 $69,600,000
60 1989 To the Limit $53,000,000 $0 $53,000,000
61 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets $52,800,000 $186,200,000 $239,000,000
62 1982 Gandhi $52,767,889 $75,000,000 $127,767,889
63 2003 Radio $52,333,738 $959,890 $53,293,628
64 2015 Selma $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
65 2010 Hubble 3D $51,953,160 $15,987,442 $67,940,602
66 2001 Enemy at the Gates $51,396,781 $45,574,512 $96,971,293
67 2017 American Made $51,342,000 $84,200,511 $135,542,511
68 1967 Bonnie and Clyde $50,700,000 $0 $50,700,000
69 1999 The Hurricane $50,699,241 $23,257,000 $73,956,241
70 2012 Red Tails $49,876,377 $489,121 $50,365,498
71 2013 Pain & Gain $49,875,291 $31,400,000 $81,275,291
72 2000 Men of Honor $48,814,909 $33,524,574 $82,339,483
73 2005 Munich $47,379,090 $84,113,682 $131,492,772
74 2014 Jersey Boys $47,047,013 $18,235,719 $65,282,732
75 2006 Deep Sea 3D $46,264,738 $41,778,182 $88,042,920
76 2015 Spotlight $45,055,776 $47,151,583 $92,207,359
77 2017 All Eyez on Me $44,922,302 $9,954,553 $54,876,855
78 2015 McFarland, USA $44,480,275 $1,227,649 $45,707,924
79 1997 Amistad $44,212,592 $14,037,559 $58,250,151
80 2006 We Are Marshall $43,545,364 $0 $43,545,364
81 2015 Everest $43,482,270 $178,353,226 $221,835,496
82 1976 Midway $43,220,000 $0 $43,220,000
83 2017 The Big Sick $42,872,467 $10,132,981 $53,005,448
84 2006 Glory Road $42,647,449 $151,611 $42,799,060
85 1985 Mask $42,417,782 $0 $42,417,782
86 1997 Donnie Brasco $41,954,997 $23,348,055 $65,303,052
87 1997 Private Parts $41,198,146 $0 $41,198,146
88 1998 Mysteries of Egypt $40,593,286 $49,406,714 $90,000,000
89 1995 Dead Man Walking $39,387,284 $43,701,011 $83,088,295
90 1962 The Longest Day $39,100,000 $11,000,000 $50,100,000
91 1996 The Ghost and the Darkness $38,564,422 $0 $38,564,422
92 2006 Gridiron Gang $38,432,823 $3,025,011 $41,457,834
93 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy $38,168,022 $68,316 $38,236,338
94 1997 Seven Years in Tibet $37,945,884 $93,500,000 $131,445,884
95 2011 J. Edgar $37,306,030 $47,300,000 $84,606,030
96 2009 Notorious $36,843,682 $8,161,469 $45,005,151
97 1996 Shine $35,811,509 $860,984 $36,672,493
98 2009 Under the Sea 3D $35,672,566 $10,688,845 $46,361,411
99 1997 Selena $35,450,113 $0 $35,450,113
100 2011 50/50 $35,016,118 $6,318,617 $41,334,735

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.

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