Ticket Sales Within 365 Days of Release
           
Movie Title Year Ticket Price Tickets Sold Gross in Year of Release
1 Gone With The Wind 1939 $0.24 789,679,295 $189,523,031
2 Snow White and the Seven Dwarves 1937 $0.23 289,551,317 $66,596,803
3 Fantasia 1941 $0.25 171,400,000 $42,850,000
4 Pinocchio 1940 $0.24 162,402,375 $38,976,570
5 The Sound of Music 1965 $1.01 157,100,364 $158,671,368
6 Ben-Hur 1959 $0.51 145,098,039 $74,000,000
7 Star Wars 1977 $2.23 137,786,483 $307,263,857
8 The Ten Commandments 1956 $0.50 131,000,000 $65,500,000
9 Titanic 1997 $4.68 128,373,544 $600,788,188
10 Jaws 1975 $2.05 126,829,268 $260,000,000
11 Doctor Zhivago 1965 $1.01 124,135,500 $111,721,910
12 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 1982 $2.94 122,175,862 $359,197,037
13 The Exorcist 1973 $1.77 109,039,548 $193,000,000
14 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015 $8.61 107,567,000 $935,832,841
15 Avatar 2009 $7.82 97,251,614 $760,507,625
16 The Sting 1973 $1.77 88,135,593 $156,000,000
17 The Graduate 1967 $1.20 87,202,133 $104,642,560
18 Jurassic Park 1993 $4.14 86,248,296 $357,067,947
19 The Phantom Menace 1999 $5.08 84,825,800 $431,088,301
20 Return of the Jedi 1983 $3.15 80,185,275 $252,583,617
21 Jurassic World 2015 $8.34 79,051,900 $652,270,625
22 Forest Gump 1994 $4.18 78,874,282 $329,694,499
23 The Godfather 1972 $1.70 78,646,424 $133,698,921
24 The Empire Strikes Back 1980 $2.69 77,843,131 $209,398,025
25 Spider-Man 2002 $5.81 76,027,566 $403,706,375
26 Marvel's The Avengers 2012 $8.02 75,956,700 $616,768,487
27 Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981 $2.78 75,382,058 $209,562,121
28 Lion King 1994 $4.18 74,845,828 $312,855,561
29 The Dark Knight 2008 $7.18 74,282,083 $533,345,358
30 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969 $1.42 72,048,513 $102,308,889