Highest Grossing Film by Year of Release

Total gross for the film in notes.

(...) Since grosses are not limited to original theatrical runs, a film's first-run gross is included in brackets after total if known.

* means US and Canada gross only

Link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films

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  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
  • Cleopatra
  • Mickey
  • The Miracle Man
  • Way Down East
  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
  • Robin Hood
  • The Covered Wagon
  • The Sea Hawk
  • The Big Parade
  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
  • For Heaven's Sake
  • Wings
  • The Singing Fool
  • The Broadway Melody
  • Sunny Side Up
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Frankenstein
  • City Lights
  • The Sign of the Cross
  • King Kong
  • I'm No Angel
  • Cavalcade
  • She Done Him Wrong
  • The Merry Widow
  • It Happened One Night
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • San Francisco
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • You Can't Take It with You
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Pinocchio
  • Boom Town
  • Sergeant York
  • Bambi
  • Mrs. Miniver
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • This Is the Army
  • Going My Way
  • Mom and Dad
  • The Bells of St. Mary's
  • Song of the South
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Duel in the Sun
  • Forever Amber
  • Unconquered
  • Easter Parade
  • The Red Shoes
  • The Snake Pit
  • Samson and Delilah
  • Cinderella
  • King Solomon's Mines
  • Quo Vadis
  • This Is Cinerama
  • The Greatest Show on Earth
  • Peter Pan
  • The Robe
  • Rear Window
  • White Christmas
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • Cinerama Holiday
  • Mister Roberts
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • South Pacific
  • Ben-Hur
  • Swiss Family Robinson
  • Spartacus
  • Psycho
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  • West Side Story
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • How the West Was Won
  • The Longest Day
  • Cleopatra
  • From Russia with Love
  • My Fair Lady
  • Goldfinger
  • Mary Poppins
  • The Sound of Music
  • The Bible: In the Beginning...
  • Hawaii
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • The Jungle Book
  • The Graduate
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Funny Girl
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Love Story
  • The French Connection
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Diamonds Are Forever
  • The Godfather
  • The Exorcist
  • The Sting
  • The Towering Inferno
  • Jaws
  • Rocky