Special Report

The Highest-Grossing Movie Every Year Since 1930

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Distribution Company

1960: Swiss Family Robinson
> Domestic box office: $40.4 million (Inflation-adjusted: $444.7 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.2 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 82%
> RT audience score: 78%
> Cast: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro
> Director: Ken Annakin
> Second highest grossing film: Psycho

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Distribution Company

1961: One Hundred and One Dalmatians
> Domestic box office: $102.4 million (Inflation-adjusted: $1.1 billion)
> IMDb rating: 7.3 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 98%
> RT audience score: 76%
> Cast: Rod Taylor, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O’Malley, Martha Wentworth
> Director: Clyde Geronimi
> Second highest grossing film: West Side Story

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1962: Cape Fear
> Domestic box office: $76.4 million (Inflation-adjusted: $824.5 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.7 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 96%
> RT audience score: 86%
> Cast: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin
> Director: J. Lee Thompson
> Second highest grossing film: How the West Was Won

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1963: Cleopatra
> Domestic box office: $57.0 million (Inflation-adjusted: $607.1 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 62%
> RT audience score: 69%
> Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
> Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
> Second highest grossing film: It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Distribution Company

1964: Mary Poppins
> Domestic box office: $102.3 million (Inflation-adjusted: $767.9 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.8 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 98%
> RT audience score: 86%
> Cast: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns
> Director: Robert Stevenson
> Second highest grossing film: My Fair Lady

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1965: The Sound of Music
> Domestic box office: $163.2 million (Inflation-adjusted: $1.2 billion)
> IMDb rating: 8.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 83%
> RT audience score: 91%
> Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn
> Director: Robert Wise
> Second highest grossing film: Doctor Zhivago

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1966: The Bible: In the Beginning…
> Domestic box office: $34.9 million (Inflation-adjusted: $262.0 million)
> IMDb rating: 6.3 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 0%
> RT audience score: 56%
> Cast: Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris, John Huston
> Director: John Huston
> Second highest grossing film: Hawaii

Source: Courtesy of Embassy Pictures

1967: The Graduate
> Domestic box office: $104.4 million (Inflation-adjusted: $783.8 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 87%
> RT audience score: 90%
> Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels
> Director: Mike Nichols
> Second highest grossing film: The Jungle Book

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

1968: Funny Girl
> Domestic box office: $58.7 million (Inflation-adjusted: $399.3 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.4 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 93%
> RT audience score: 85%
> Cast: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis
> Director: William Wyler
> Second highest grossing film: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1969: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
> Domestic box office: $102.3 million (Inflation-adjusted: $660.0 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 88%
> RT audience score: 92%
> Cast: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin
> Director: George Roy Hill
> Second highest grossing film: Midnight Cowboy

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