All 30 Steven Spielberg movies, ranked by how much money they made at the US box office

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DreamWorks

It’s hard to argue with filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s impact on cinema.

His films span decades and genres, from sci-fi classics to historical dramas. It’s fitting that his upcoming film, “Ready Player One,” deals with so much nostalgia. Spielberg is responsible for many of our greatest films, from “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” to “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

But which ones performed the best at the box office?

We looked back on the prolific director’s filmography, and ranked all of his films based on their domestic box office gross, adjusted for inflation (via Box Office Mojo).

Below is every Steven Spielberg film ranked based on adjusted domestic box office:


30. “The Sugarland Express” (1974)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $7.5 million

Adjusted for inflation: $37.7 million


29. “Empire of the Sun” (1987)

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Warner Bros.

Domestic gross: $22.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $48.4 million


28. “The BFG” (2016)

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Disney

Domestic gross: $55.5 million

Adjusted for inflation: $57.3 million

Original worldwide gross: $183.3 million


27. “Munich” (2005)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $47.4 million

Adjusted for inflation: $60.2 million

Original worldwide gross: $130.4 million


26. “Amistad” (1997)

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Dreamworks

Domestic gross: $44.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $67.2 million


25. “Bridge of Spies” (2015)

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20th Century Fox

Domestic gross: $72.3 million

Adjusted for inflation: $75.6 million

Original worldwide gross: $165.5 million


24. “The Post” (2017)

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20th Century Fox

Domestic gross: $80.8 million

Adjusted for inflation: $81.7 million

Original worldwide gross: $154.2 million


23. “The Adventures of Tintin” (2011)

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Paramount Pictures

Domestic gross: $77.6 million

Adjusted for inflation: $85.5 million

Original worldwide gross: $374 million


22. “Always” (1989)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $43.9 million

Adjusted for inflation: $87.8 million

Original worldwide gross: $74.1 million


21. “War Horse” (2011)

Domestic gross: $79.9 million

Adjusted for inflation: $88 million

Original worldwide gross: $177.6 million


20. “The Terminal” (2004)

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Dreamworks

Domestic gross: $77.9 million

Adjusted for inflation: $102.2 million

Original worldwide gross: $219.4 million


19. “1941” (1979)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $31.8 million

Adjusted for inflation: $108.6 million

Original worldwide gross: $92.5 million


18. “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” (2001)

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Warner Bros. Pictures

Domestic gross: $78.6 million

Adjusted for inflation: $110.1 million

Original worldwide gross: $235.9 million


17. “Schindler’s List” (1993)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $96.1 million

Adjusted for inflation: $164.8 million

Original worldwide gross: $321.3 million


16. “Minority Report” (2002)

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20th Century Fox

Domestic gross: $132.1 million

Adjusted for inflation: $183 million

Original worldwide gross: $358.4 million


15. “Lincoln” (2012)

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Walt Disney Pictures

Domestic gross: $182.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $196.7 million

Original worldwide gross: $275.3 million


14. “Hook” (1991)

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TriStar Pictures

Domestic gross: $119.7 million

Adjusted for inflation: $217.8 million

Original worldwide gross: $300.9 million


13. “Catch Me If You Can” (2002)

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DreamWorks Pictures

Domestic gross: $164.6 million

Adjusted for inflation: $226.8 million

Original worldwide gross: $352.1 million


12. “The Color Purple” (1985)

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Warner Bros. Pictures

Domestic gross: $98.5 million

Adjusted for inflation: $226.9 million


11. “War of the Worlds” (2005)

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Paramount Pictures

Domestic gross: $234.3 million

Adjusted for inflation: $297.4 million

Original worldwide gross: $591.7 million


10. “Saving Private Ryan” (1998)

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Facebook / “Saving Private Ryan”

Domestic gross: $216.5 million

Adjusted for inflation: $329.2 million

Original worldwide gross: $481.8 million


9. “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $229.1 million

Adjusted for inflation: $353.8 million

Original worldwide gross: $618.4 million


8. “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” (2008)

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Paramount

Domestic gross: $317.1 million

Adjusted for inflation: $365.1 million

Original worldwide gross: $786.6 million


7. “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989)

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Paramount Studios

Domestic gross: $197.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $394.2 million

Original worldwide gross: $474.2 million


6. “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984)

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Paramount

Domestic gross: $179.9 million

Adjusted for inflation: $429.2 million

Original worldwide gross: $333.1 million


5. “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977)

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Columbia Pictures

Domestic gross: $135.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $553 million

Original worldwide gross: $306.9 million


4. “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981)

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Paramount Pictures

Domestic gross: $248.2 million

Adjusted for inflation: $678.4 million

Original worldwide gross: $389.9 million


3. “Jurassic Park” (1993)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $402.5 million

Adjusted for inflation: $690.4 million

Original worldwide gross: $1.03 billion


2. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982)

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Universal Pictures

Domestic gross: $435.1 million

Adjusted for inflation: $1.1 billion

Original worldwide gross: $792.9 million


1. “Jaws” (1975)

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Universal via YouTube

Domestic gross: $260 million

Adjusted for inflation: $1.2 billion

Original worldwide gross: $470.7 million