Best Movies That Have Been the Highest Grossing Movie of All Time

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In the history of filmmaking, many movies have broken the record, held the record, and then lost the record for the highest grossing movie of all time. This list compiles the highest quality movies that have been, at one point or the other, the highest grossing movie at the worldwide box office.

The Top Ten

1 The Godfather (1972 - 1976)
2 Star Wars: A New Hope (1978 - 1983)
3 Jurassic Park (1993 - 1998)
4 Jaws (1976 - 1978)
5 Gone with the Wind (1940 - 1966, 1971 - 1972)

In reality, when adjusted for inflation and ticket price increases, no other movie is even close.
Literally millions of people saw this movie for 10 cents when it was released.

6 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1983 - 1993)

E.T. was released in early June 1982 and was the highest grossing film that summer! What's with 1983 it's a 1982 movie and the summer of 82 was the best for summer releases of all time.

7 The Sound of Music (1966 - 1971)
8 Titanic (1998 - 2010)
9 Avatar (2010 - Present)
10 The Birth of a Nation (1915 - 1940)

The Contenders

11 The Exorcist (1973-1975)
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1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1983 - 1993)
2. Jaws (1976 - 1978)
3. Jurassic Park (1993 - 1998)
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1. The Godfather (1972 - 1976)
2. Gone with the Wind (1940 - 1966, 1971 - 1972)
3. The Sound of Music (1966 - 1971)
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1. The Godfather (1972 - 1976)
2. Star Wars: A New Hope (1978 - 1983)
3. Jurassic Park (1993 - 1998)
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