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Top 10 Highest Grossing Films

Top 10 Highest Grossing Films Adjusted For Inflation

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    #10 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs -- Year Released: 1937 -- Adjusted Gross: $1,746,100,000 -- Movie Fact: Convinced that it would fail, the Hollywood film industry labeled the film "Walt Disney's Folly".
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    #9 - Jaws -- Year Released: 1975 -- Adjusted Gross: $1,945,100,000 -- Movie Fact: In addition to the well-known nickname of "Bruce", Steven Spielberg also called the shark "the great white turd" when he really got frustrated with the troublesome animatronic fish.
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    #8 - Doctor Zhivago -- Year Released: 1965 -- Adjusted Gross: $1,988,600,000 -- Movie Fact: David Lean wanted Audrey Hepburn to play Tonya, but was so impressed by Geraldine Chaplin's audition that he cast her on the spot.
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    #7 - The Ten Commandments -- Year Released: 1956 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,098,600,000 -- Movie Fact: There was a long-standing joke on the set of this film, that if it were a hit, it would all be due to Cecil B. DeMille. But if it was a flop, it would be God's fault.
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    #6 - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial -- Year Released: 1982 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,216,800,000 -- Movie Fact: ET's face was modeled after poet Carl Sandburg, Albert Einstein and a pug dog.
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    #5 - The Sound of Music -- Year Released: 1965 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,269,800,000 -- Movie Fact: Julie Andrews nearly turned down the role of Maria Von Trapp, fearing the character was too similar to her role in Mary Poppins.
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    #4 - Titanic -- Year Released: 1997 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,413,800,000 -- Movie Fact: The studios wanted Matthew McConaughey to play Jack, but James Cameron insisted on Leonardo DiCaprio.
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    #3 - Star Wars -- Year Released: 1977 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,710,800,000 -- Movie Fact: According to an interview with George Lucas, originally Luke was a girl, Han Solo was an Alien, the wookiees were called Jawas, and R2-D2 and C-3PO were called A-2 and C-3.
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    #2 - Avatar -- Year Released: 2009 -- Adjusted Gross: $2,782,300,000 -- Movie Fact: Matt Damon and Jake Gyllenhaal were the studio's first choice to play Jake Sully, but James Cameron decided to cast an unknown Sam Worthington in the lead role.
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    #1 - Gone with the Wind -- Year Released: 1939 -- Adjusted Gross: $3,301,400,000 -- Movie Fact: The movie's line "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." was voted as the #1 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100).