The Highest-Grossing Movies in American History


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There are many ways to gauge the quality of a film — the writing, the acting, the directing, the editing, the sound, the cinematography, etc. Money is not one of them, but box-office sales do tell us a lot about how popular a movie is, as well as the cultural impact it has on society. With the help of the good folks at Box Office Mojo, we’ve rounded up the highest-grossing movies, domestically, in American history. We’ve adjusted for inflation to ensure that the compilation is fair and balanced.

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(H/T Box Office Mojo)