Special Report

The Highest-Grossing Movie Every Year Since 1930

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1990: Home Alone
> Domestic box office: $284.8 million (Inflation-adjusted: $620.3 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.6 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 67%
> RT audience score: 80%
> Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard
> Director: Chris Columbus
> Second highest grossing film: Ghost

Source: Courtesy of TriStar Pictures

1991: Terminator 2: Judgment Day
> Domestic box office: $203.5 million (Inflation-adjusted: $442.7 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.5 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 93%
> RT audience score: 94%
> Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
> Director: James Cameron
> Second highest grossing film: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

1992: Aladdin
> Domestic box office: $217.4 million (Inflation-adjusted: $479.7 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 95%
> RT audience score: 92%
> Cast: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman
> Director: Ron Clements
> Second highest grossing film: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Source: Courtesy of Universal Pictures

1993: Jurassic Park
> Domestic box office: $402.5 million (Inflation-adjusted: $890.6 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.1 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 91%
> RT audience score: 91%
> Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
> Director: Steven Spielberg
> Second highest grossing film: Mrs. Doubtfire

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

1994: The Lion King
> Domestic box office: $421.8 million (Inflation-adjusted: $946.9 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.5 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 93%
> RT audience score: 93%
> Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg
> Director: Roger Allers
> Second highest grossing film: Forrest Gump

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

1995: Toy Story
> Domestic box office: $192.5 million (Inflation-adjusted: $405.4 million)
> IMDb rating: 8.3 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 100%
> RT audience score: 92%
> Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney
> Director: John Lasseter
> Second highest grossing film: Batman Forever

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1996: Independence Day
> Domestic box office: $306.2 million (Inflation-adjusted: $634.5 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.0 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 67%
> RT audience score: 75%
> Cast: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell
> Director: Roland Emmerich
> Second highest grossing film: Twister

Source: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

1997: Men in Black
> Domestic box office: $250.7 million (Inflation-adjusted: $500.3 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.3 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 92%
> RT audience score: 79%
> Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio
> Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
> Second highest grossing film: The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

1998: Titanic
> Domestic box office: $443.3 million (Inflation-adjusted: $865.8 million)
> IMDb rating: 7.8 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 89%
> RT audience score: 69%
> Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates
> Director: James Cameron
> Second highest grossing film: Saving Private Ryan

Source: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

1999: Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
> Domestic box office: $474.5 million (Inflation-adjusted: $859.1 million)
> IMDb rating: 6.5 out of 10
> Tomatometer score: 52%
> RT audience score: 59%
> Cast: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd
> Director: George Lucas
> Second highest grossing film: The Sixth Sense

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