Top 10 highest grossing movies ever – adjusted to inflation

Hollywood has made most of the brilliant movies ever. Some succeed in getting a praise from critics and some succeed by getting a praise from audience. However there are some movie who not even succeed in getting both but also breaks all the records of earning. Today we have bought about a list of Top 10 highest grossing movies ever (adjusted to inflation).

10) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The eternal tale of love was re-ignited with this amazing movie. It is a tale of love where Snow White plays the lead character, who have to save herself from her wicked stepmother. She is a princess and is accompanied by seven dwarfs who act like her guardian. The film was produced by Walt Disney. It grossed approx $1.81 Billion Dollars adjusted for inflation.

9) Jaws

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film based on a fictional Amity Island and its prevailing shark attacks. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and it was based on Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel Jaws. The movie was made with a very low budget and limited technology, but the timing of characters and a strong storyline with amazing acting made it reached a remarkable point of $2 Billion Dollars.

8) Doctor Zhivago 1965

Doctor Zhivago is a movie based on Boris Pasternak’s novel of the same name. The movie reflects a great romantic drama and an amazing story. It is It is set in Russia between the years prior to World War I and the Russian Civil War of 1917-1922. The movie has been extremely popular since then and it is counted in one of the classics of the world. It grossed a bit more than Jaws when adjusted to inflation ($2 Billion).

7) The Ten Commandments 1956

The 10 Commandments is based on the biblical story of Moses (One of the patriarchs of the book of Exodus) and his story of spreading the word of God through the 10 Commandments offered by God. The story is narrates the birth of Moses, a Jew, raised as a prince with to-be-Pharoh Rameses, who after receiving the word of God led the enslaved Jews to the Promised land. The movie was loved by the audience and it grossed around  $2,187,000,000

6) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982

If you have seen ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ starring Hritik Roshan, you just have to replace him with a kid as a protaganist minus songs, along with less drama and more straightforward approach. It placed an amazing impact in the hearts of the movie lovers, who, by all means, loved this movie. The movie was produced by Kathleen Kennedy and directed by Steven Spielberg. It got a total collection of $2,310,000,000 adjusted to inflation 2014.

5)  The Sound of Music 1965

The Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway musical The Sound of Music. The movie is about a free spirited nun who serves as a governess of 6 children of a widowed defence officer. The story tell the path of finding love even in despair and war through music and faith. It grossed around  $2,366,000,000 when adjusted to inflation.

4) Titanic 1997

This eternal movie filled with love, thrill and disaster is the most beautiful movie ever for the cult following the movie has developed. The movie follows the tangles of money bounding the happiness of a young woman who wish for nothing but freedom and love. The whole love story revolves around the glory of the then largest ship of the world, Titanic. The ending of the movie caused tears to roll down the cheeks of even the heavy hearted audience. The movie grossed around $2,516,000,000 adjusted to the inflation.

3) Star Wars 1997

Year 1977 witnessed two of the major movies of the all times, one was Titanic and one was Star Wars which still is marked as a line on a stone in its followers. Star Wars is not just a movie for its followers but it is something more than that. The plot focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia , and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire’s space station, the Death Star. This conflict disrupts the isolated life of ambitious farmhand Luke Skywalker when he inadvertently acquires a pair of droids that possess stolen architectural plans for the Death Star. After the Empire begins a destructive search for the missing droids, Skywalker agrees to accompany Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi on a mission to return the Death Star plans to the Rebel Alliance and save the galaxy from the tyranny of the Galactic Empire.

2) Avatar 2009

This movie was deemed as the costliest movie ever made at the time of its release. The stunning technological implementation and a strong storyline made the movie loved by the audience worldwide. The movie follows a humans colonizing Pandora, a lush habitable moon of a gas giant, in order to mine the mineral unobtanium a room-temperature superconductor. The movie collected approx $3 Billions as of now.

1) Gone with the wild

Nothing can beat the collection and the story of the this unspeakably beautiful movie. The movie is the collection of a love story, a lush drama of emotion buttered with sensational dialogues like “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn”. The movie even surpassed Avatar in the revenue and it got around $3,440,000,000.

Hope you like our list of Top 10 highest grossing movies ever adjusted to inflation.

The sources of the information are Wikipedia and imdb.

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Shekhar Kumar

Digital Marketing Associate at FreeKaaMaal.com
Shekhar is working as Digital Marketing Associate at FreeKaaMaal. He is a MBA graduate who loves to write on interesting topics related to Tech and online Shopping . He is always up for dessert and an interesting conversation.

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