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All Time Worldwide Box Office for Drama Movies


See also: Top Drama Domestic - Top Drama International

Other Worldwide Genres records: Top Adventure Worldwide - Top Action Worldwide - Top Comedy 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 $607,258,634 $124,987,022 $482,271,612
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 Wo Bi Shi Yao Shen $378,600,000 $0 $378,600,000
21 2018 Fifty Shades Freed $370,527,704 $100,407,760 $270,119,944
22 1999 American Beauty $356,258,047 $130,058,047 $226,200,000
23 2002 Catch Me if You Can $355,612,291 $164,606,800 $191,005,491
24 2014 Noah $352,831,065 $101,200,044 $251,631,021
25 2013 The Great Gatsby $351,040,419 $144,840,419 $206,200,000
26 2017 Murder on the Orient Express $345,924,923 $102,826,543 $243,098,380
27 2016 Kimi no na wa $344,488,771 $5,000,181 $339,488,590
28 1995 Apollo 13 $335,802,271 $173,772,767 $162,029,504
29 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $329,631,958 $127,509,326 $202,122,632
30 2000 The Perfect Storm $328,711,434 $182,618,434 $146,093,000
31 1993 Schindler's List $321,365,567 $96,067,179 $225,298,388
32 2001 A Beautiful Mind $317,668,058 $170,708,996 $146,959,062
33 2009 Disney’s A Christmas Carol $315,709,697 $137,855,863 $177,853,834
34 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $307,311,093 $162,586,036 $144,725,057
35 2014 The Fault in Our Stars $307,166,834 $124,872,350 $182,294,484
36 2009 The Blind Side $305,705,794 $255,959,475 $49,746,319
37 2017 Wonder $303,675,291 $132,422,809 $171,252,482
38 1985 Rocky IV $300,373,716 $127,873,716 $172,500,000
39 1999 The Green Mile $290,701,374 $136,801,374 $153,900,000
40 2006 The Departed $289,660,619 $132,384,315 $157,276,304
41 1977 Saturday Night Fever $282,400,000 $139,486,124 $142,913,876
42 2008 Gran Torino $274,543,085 $148,095,302 $126,447,783
43 2012 Lincoln $273,346,281 $182,207,973 $91,138,308
44 1972 The Godfather $268,500,000 $134,966,411 $133,533,589
45 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings $268,314,513 $65,014,513 $203,300,000
46 1942 Bambi $268,000,000 $102,797,000 $165,203,000
47 2007 American Gangster $267,985,456 $130,164,645 $137,820,811
48 1993 Indecent Proposal $266,600,000 $106,614,059 $159,985,941
49 1998 The Truman Show $264,118,201 $125,618,201 $138,500,000
50 1985 Out of Africa $258,210,860 $79,096,868 $179,113,992
51 2000 Erin Brockovich $257,805,243 $125,548,685 $132,256,558
52 1998 You've Got Mail $250,800,000 $115,821,495 $134,978,505
53 2002 8 Mile $245,768,384 $116,724,075 $129,044,309
54 1989 Dead Poets Society $239,500,000 $95,860,116 $143,639,884
55 2016 Sully $238,552,082 $125,070,033 $113,482,049
56 1992 A Few Good Men $236,500,000 $141,340,178 $95,159,822
57 2012 Silver Linings Playbook $236,412,453 $132,092,958 $104,319,495
58 2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI $235,900,000 $78,616,689 $157,283,311
59 2004 Million Dollar Baby $231,928,227 $100,492,203 $131,436,024
60 2016 Hidden Figures $231,800,856 $169,607,287 $62,193,569
61 1996 The English Patient $231,710,008 $78,716,374 $152,993,634
62 1998 La vita è bella $229,385,361 $57,598,247 $171,787,114
63 2014 The Imitation Game $227,773,686 $91,125,143 $136,648,543
64 1997 Good Will Hunting $225,925,989 $138,433,435 $87,492,554
65 1976 Rocky $225,000,000 $117,235,147 $107,764,853
66 2010 The Social Network $224,922,135 $96,962,694 $127,959,441
67 2017 Fang Hua $222,951,272 $1,891,956 $221,059,316
68 2013 Captain Phillips $220,648,184 $107,136,417 $113,511,767
69 2004 The Terminal $218,673,959 $77,073,959 $141,600,000
70 2012 Jack Reacher $217,370,736 $80,070,736 $137,300,000
71 2000 The Patriot $215,300,000 $113,330,342 $101,969,658
72 2008 Australia $215,080,810 $49,554,002 $165,526,808
73 1987 Dirty Dancing $213,893,795 $63,892,689 $150,001,106
74 2011 The Help $213,120,004 $169,705,587 $43,414,417
75 1994 Pulp Fiction $212,928,762 $107,928,762 $105,000,000
76 2009 Public Enemies $212,282,709 $97,104,620 $115,178,089
77 1994 Disclosure $212,200,000 $83,015,089 $129,184,911
78 2014 Fury $210,315,681 $85,817,906 $124,497,775
79 1995 Braveheart $209,045,244 $75,545,647 $133,499,597
80 2004 The Aviator $208,370,892 $102,608,827 $105,762,065
81 2000 Traffic $208,300,000 $124,107,476 $84,192,524
82 2010 Eat Pray Love $206,598,789 $80,574,010 $126,024,779
83 2016 Me Before You $205,445,075 $56,245,075 $149,200,000
84 1991 JFK $205,400,000 $70,405,498 $134,994,502
85 2017 A Dog’s Purpose $204,677,795 $64,321,890 $140,355,905
86 2016 Arrival $203,162,211 $100,546,139 $102,616,072
87 2015 Straight Outta Compton $202,182,981 $161,197,785 $40,985,196
88 1983 Flashdance $201,463,574 $90,463,574 $111,000,000
89 1993 Philadelphia $201,324,422 $77,324,422 $124,000,000
90 1998 City of Angels $198,750,909 $78,750,909 $120,000,000
91 2012 The Vow $197,618,160 $125,014,030 $72,604,130
92 2017 The Shape of Water $189,996,290 $63,859,435 $126,136,855
93 1993 The Pelican Brief $187,995,859 $100,768,056 $87,227,803
94 2005 Walk the Line $187,707,495 $119,519,402 $68,188,093
95 1995 Heat $187,436,818 $67,436,818 $120,000,000
96 1998 The Horse Whisperer $186,883,563 $75,383,563 $111,500,000
97 2002 Road to Perdition $183,354,514 $104,054,514 $79,300,000
98 2002 Gangs of New York $183,124,621 $77,730,500 $105,394,121
99 2013 12 Years a Slave $181,025,343 $56,671,993 $124,353,350
100 1995 Dangerous Minds $178,919,401 $84,919,401 $94,000,000

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

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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