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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 $607,767,378 $124,987,022 $482,780,356
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 $384,530,440 $141,330,703 $243,199,737
19 2017 Fifty Shades Darker $381,081,967 $114,434,010 $266,647,957
20 2018 Fifty Shades Freed $370,586,290 $100,407,760 $270,178,530
21 1999 American Beauty $356,258,047 $130,058,047 $226,200,000
22 2002 Catch Me if You Can $355,612,291 $164,606,800 $191,005,491
23 2014 Noah $352,831,065 $101,200,044 $251,631,021
24 2013 The Great Gatsby $351,040,419 $144,840,419 $206,200,000
25 2017 Murder on the Orient Express $349,213,586 $102,826,543 $246,387,043
26 2016 Kimi no na wa $342,883,372 $5,000,181 $337,883,191
27 1995 Apollo 13 $334,100,000 $172,070,496 $162,029,504
28 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $329,631,958 $127,509,326 $202,122,632
29 2000 The Perfect Storm $328,711,434 $182,618,434 $146,093,000
30 1993 Schindler's List $321,365,567 $96,067,179 $225,298,388
31 2001 A Beautiful Mind $317,668,058 $170,708,996 $146,959,062
32 2009 Disney’s A Christmas Carol $315,709,697 $137,855,863 $177,853,834
33 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $307,311,093 $162,586,036 $144,725,057
34 2014 The Fault in Our Stars $307,166,834 $124,872,350 $182,294,484
35 2009 The Blind Side $305,705,794 $255,959,475 $49,746,319
36 1985 Rocky IV $300,373,716 $127,873,716 $172,500,000
37 2017 Wonder $299,306,218 $132,422,809 $166,883,409
38 1999 The Green Mile $290,701,374 $136,801,374 $153,900,000
39 2006 The Departed $289,660,619 $132,384,315 $157,276,304
40 1977 Saturday Night Fever $282,400,000 $139,486,124 $142,913,876
41 2008 Gran Torino $274,543,085 $148,095,302 $126,447,783
42 2012 Lincoln $273,346,281 $182,207,973 $91,138,308
43 1972 The Godfather $268,500,000 $134,966,411 $133,533,589
44 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $268,314,513 $65,014,513 $203,300,000
45 1942 Bambi $268,000,000 $102,797,000 $165,203,000
46 2007 American Gangster $267,985,456 $130,164,645 $137,820,811
47 1993 Indecent Proposal $266,600,000 $106,614,059 $159,985,941
48 1998 The Truman Show $264,118,201 $125,618,201 $138,500,000
49 1985 Out of Africa $258,210,860 $79,096,868 $179,113,992
50 2000 Erin Brockovich $257,805,243 $125,548,685 $132,256,558
51 1998 You've Got Mail $250,800,000 $115,821,495 $134,978,505
52 2002 8 Mile $245,768,384 $116,724,075 $129,044,309
53 1989 Dead Poets Society $239,500,000 $95,860,116 $143,639,884
54 2016 Sully $238,552,082 $125,070,033 $113,482,049
55 1992 A Few Good Men $236,500,000 $141,340,178 $95,159,822
56 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $236,412,453 $132,092,958 $104,319,495
57 2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI $235,900,000 $78,616,689 $157,283,311
58 2004 Million Dollar Baby $231,928,227 $100,492,203 $131,436,024
59 2016 Hidden Figures $231,800,856 $169,607,287 $62,193,569
60 1996 The English Patient $231,710,008 $78,716,374 $152,993,634
61 1998 La vita è bella $229,385,361 $57,598,247 $171,787,114
62 2014 The Imitation Game $227,773,686 $91,125,143 $136,648,543
63 1997 Good Will Hunting $225,925,989 $138,433,435 $87,492,554
64 1976 Rocky $225,000,000 $117,235,147 $107,764,853
65 2010 The Social Network $224,922,135 $96,962,694 $127,959,441
66 2017 Fang Hua $223,414,744 $1,891,956 $221,522,788
67 2013 Captain Phillips $220,648,184 $107,136,417 $113,511,767
68 2004 The Terminal $218,673,959 $77,073,959 $141,600,000
69 2012 Jack Reacher $217,370,736 $80,070,736 $137,300,000
70 2000 The Patriot $215,300,000 $113,330,342 $101,969,658
71 2008 Australia $215,080,810 $49,554,002 $165,526,808
72 1987 Dirty Dancing $213,893,795 $63,892,689 $150,001,106
73 2011 The Help $213,120,004 $169,705,587 $43,414,417
74 1994 Pulp Fiction $212,928,762 $107,928,762 $105,000,000
75 2009 Public Enemies $212,282,709 $97,104,620 $115,178,089
76 1994 Disclosure $212,200,000 $83,015,089 $129,184,911
77 2014 Fury $210,315,681 $85,817,906 $124,497,775
78 1995 Braveheart $209,045,355 $75,545,647 $133,499,708
79 2004 The Aviator $208,370,892 $102,608,827 $105,762,065
80 2000 Traffic $208,300,000 $124,107,476 $84,192,524
81 2010 Eat Pray Love $206,598,789 $80,574,010 $126,024,779
82 2016 Me Before You $205,445,075 $56,245,075 $149,200,000
83 1991 JFK $205,400,000 $70,405,498 $134,994,502
84 2017 A Dog’s Purpose $204,763,031 $64,321,890 $140,441,141
85 2016 Arrival $203,178,872 $100,546,139 $102,632,733
86 2015 Straight Outta Compton $202,182,981 $161,197,785 $40,985,196
87 1983 Flashdance $201,463,574 $90,463,574 $111,000,000
88 1993 Philadelphia $201,324,422 $77,324,422 $124,000,000
89 1998 City of Angels $198,750,909 $78,750,909 $120,000,000
90 2012 The Vow $197,618,160 $125,014,030 $72,604,130
91 2017 The Shape of Water $190,628,529 $63,842,519 $126,786,010
92 1993 The Pelican Brief $187,995,859 $100,768,056 $87,227,803
93 2005 Walk the Line $187,707,495 $119,519,402 $68,188,093
94 1995 Heat $187,436,818 $67,436,818 $120,000,000
95 1998 The Horse Whisperer $186,883,563 $75,383,563 $111,500,000
96 2002 Road to Perdition $183,354,514 $104,054,514 $79,300,000
97 2002 Gangs of New York $183,124,621 $77,730,500 $105,394,121
98 2013 12 Years a Slave $181,025,343 $56,671,993 $124,353,350
99 1995 Dangerous Minds $178,919,401 $84,919,401 $94,000,000
100 1997 Dante's Peak $178,200,000 $67,163,857 $111,036,143

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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