15 Box Office Records For Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice To Break

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13. Top 10 Domestic Grosses of All Time – Adjusted

Current Rankings

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939) – $1,757,788,200

  2. Star Wars (1977) – $1,549,640,500
  3. The Sound of Music (1965) – $1,239,013,800
  4. E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) – $1,234,132,700
  5. Titanic (1997) – $1,178,627,900
  6. The Ten Commandments (1956) – $1,139,700,000
  7. Jaws (1975) – $1,114,285,700
  8. Doctor Zhivago (1965) – $1,079,978,500
  9. The Exorcist (1973) – $962,212,800
  10.  Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) – $948,300,000

As tickets become more and more expensive, it’s a guarantee that box office tallies will get higher and higher.  Theaters can sell less tickets and earn more.  So it stands to reason that we should level the playing ground for older classic films.  The big question being “How well will they do at today’s prices?”  The answer to that would be “Very well!”  In fact, they blow today’s films out of the water.  The lowest performing film on this list actually beats out the highest earning film on the unadjusted list.  That’s right, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) has finally fallen!  The force goes to sleep … booyah!

I highly doubt Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will even place on this list.  But if there’s any movie that has even an iota of a chance, it would be this one.  Who knows, the stars could align perfectly and all films that were supposed to be released on the same day as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice suddenly pull out for fear of competition.  On top of that, we get a freak national event that raises weekend temperatures to unbearable levels, where people seek refuge in the icy air-conditioned havens of movie theaters.  Hey, a Superman fan can hope and dream can’t he?

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