Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Thursday Thirteen #259

The 13 most successful movies. I love movies. I love lists. So I love this movie list. It's adjusted for inflation (after all, in 1939, moviegoers paid 25¢ a piece to see Gone with the Wind), and includes income from network TV, DVDs, and streaming services. 

1. Gone with the Wind (1939)

2. Star Wars (1977)

3. The Sound of Music (1965)

4. ET: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

5. Titanic (1997)

6. The Ten Commandments (1956)

7. Jaws (1975)

8. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

9. The Exorcist (1973)

10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (1937)

11. Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens (2015)

12. 101 Dalmations (1961)

13. Star Wars: Episode V -- The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

This list is as of 2020, so recent blockbusters like The Batman aren't included.

I've seen 9 of these 13. What's your tally?

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  1. I have seen 11 of these. How is that possible, that I've seen more of these movies than you, the movie queen? I remember watching The Exorcist when I was quite young - that is one scary movie. The only ones I haven't seen are Jaws and Dr. Zhivago.

  2. I've seen 11 or 12 (I don't remember which of the "new" Star Wars movies I've seen).