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Frozen grossed $400,738,009 in domestic total gross, while Home Alone grossed $549,229,055 (when adjusted for inflation).
The Silence of the LambsScream
Clarice for the win!
Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins earned a cool $137,264,540 (when adjusted for inflation), while Neve Campbell grossed $103,046,663.
TwilightThe Hunger Games
The first film in the Hunger Games franchise grossed $408,010,692, while the original Twilight movie grossed $213,711,425 (when adjusted for inflation).
Waiting to ExhaleThe Bodyguard
The Bodyguard blew Waiting to Exhale — which grossed $67,052,156 — out of the water with $127,822,622.
The HobbitThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Frodo > Bilbo
The Hobbit earned $303,003,568 in 2012, while LOTR brought in $440,702,888 in 2001 (when adjusted for inflation).
The GraduateReality Bites
Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson!
The Graduate was released in 1967, and when adjusted for inflation, it brought in $364,504,917. That's a whole lot more than Reality Bites, which was released in 1994 and made $20,982,557.
Iron ManMarvel's The Avengers
There's power in numbers!
The Avengers grossed $623,357,910, outdoing Iron Man's $353,002,830.
The Imitation GameThe Theory of Everything
Alan Turing > Stephen Hawking
At time of publish, The Theory of Everything has grossed $29,162,481, making The Imitation Game the higher earner, with $60,937,794 thus far.
Two Weeks NoticeMiss Congeniality
Even before adjusting for inflation, with $106,807,667, Miss Congeniality pulled in more in 2000 than Two Weeks Notice did in 2002 with $93,354,851.
Preggo Eggo, FTW!
With $143,495,265, Juno outearned Mean Girls (adjusted for inflation: $95,342,901).
All earning stats refer to domestic box office and are courtesy of Box Office Mojo.
Whoops! The original quiz calculated worldwide box office statistics with inflation when that's actually impossible. We've updated this to reflect domestic box office numbers with inflation. Sorry!