15. Wedding Crashers (2005)
> Domestic ticket sales, inflation-adjusted: $299,303,023
> Genre: Comedy
> Director: David Dobkin
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, a latter-day Hope and Crosby, play two divorce mediators whose passion is crashing weddings. But they get more than they bargained for when they walk in on the wedding of the daughter of a presidential hopeful played by Christopher Walken. Rachel McAdams and Isla Fisher are the girls they meet at the event, and Bradley Cooper makes an early-career appearance in the movie.
14. The Matrix (1999)
> Domestic ticket sales, inflation-adjusted: $309,367,006
> Genre: Action / science fiction
> Director: Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski
The Wachowskis’ mind-bending sci-fi actioner, which challenges reality, won four Oscars. Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Carrie-Anne Moss, “The Matrix” pioneered so-called “bullet-time” action sequences, inspired by Asian martial arts movies.
13. Jerry Maguire (1996)
> Domestic ticket sales, inflation-adjusted: $313,973,409
> Genre: Romantic comedy
> Director: Cameron Crowe
This often-quoted rom-com stars Tom Cruise as an arrogant sports agent with a conscience who starts his own management firm and is joined by a single mom played by Renée Zellweger. Cuba Gooding Jr. is their lone client in the role that won him an Academy Award.
12. Gladiator (2000)
> Domestic ticket sales, inflation-adjusted: $319,219,062
> Genre: Action / historical
> Director: Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott’s epic stars Russell Crowe in his Oscar-winning role as the Roman general Maximus, whose family is killed by Roman soldiers under orders from corrupt Emperor Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix). Maximus is forced into slavery and becomes a gladiator consumed by revenge.
11. Deadpool 2 (2018)
> Domestic ticket sales, inflation-adjusted: $326,729,117
> Genre: Action / superhero
> Director: David Leitch
Ryan Reynolds returned as the loopy, flawed superhero in a gory parody of the genre. In the sequel, Deadpool recruits mutant allies to protect a teen mutant from a genetically modified soldier from the future.
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