Highest Grossing Movies (Since 1913)

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Can you name the highest grossing movies of each year since 1913?

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YearMovieWorldwide Gross (USD)/Director(s)
1913$0.3 million
George Loane Tucker
1914$1.5 million
Howell Hansel
1915$3.0 million
D.W. Griffith
1916$0.6 million
Cecil B. DeMille
1917$0.4 million
Cecil B. DeMille
1918$18.0 million
F. Richard Jones
1919$3 million
George Loane Tucker
1920$9.2 million
Cecil B. DeMille
1921$9.2 million
Rex Ingram
1922$2.5 million
Allan Dwan
1923$3.8 million
James Cruze
1925$9.0 million
Fred Niblo
1926$3.0 million
Maurice Tourneur
1927$3.0 million
Alan Crosland
1928$2.5 million
Norton S. Parker
1929*$4.4 million
Harry Beaumont
1930$11.0 million
John Cromwell
1931$12.0 million
James Whale
1932$3.7 million
Josef von Sternberg
1933$2.9 million
Wesley Ruggles
1934$1.1 million
Ben Hecht
1935$3.0 million
Mark Sandrich
1936$2.0 million
Sidney Lanfield
1937$184.9 million
David Hand
1938$0.8 million
Elliott Nugent
1939*$390.6 million
Victor Fleming
1940$84.3 million
Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske, Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts
1941$16.4 million
Howard Hawks
1942$268.0 million
David Hand
1943$5.4 million
Victor Fleming
1944$7.6 million
Vincente Minnelli
1945$21.3 million
Leo McCarey
1946$56.4 million
Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson
YearMovieWorldwide Gross (USD)/Director(s)
1947$7.0 million
Mitchell Leisen
1948$6.8 million
Charles Walters
1949$29.3 million
Cecil B. DeMille
1950$85.0 million
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson
1951$30.0 million
Mervyn LeRoy
1952$41.6 million
Robert L. Bendick
1953$87.4 million
Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Wolfgang Reitherman
1954$26.0 million
Delmer Daves
1955$93.6 million
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson
1956$85.4 million
Cecil B. DeMille
1957*$33.3 million
David Lean
1958$36.8 million
Joshua Logan
1959*$73.0 million
William Wyler
1960$44.8 million
George Cukor
1961$224.0 million
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman
1962$59.6 million
Terence Young
1963$78.9 million
Terence Young
1964$124.9 million
Guy Hamilton
1965*$163.2 million
Robert Wise
1966$28.0 million
Mike Nichols
1967$205.8 million
Wolfgang Reitherman
1968$58.5 million
William Wyler
1969$96.7 million
George Roy Hill
1970$106.4 million
Arthur Hiller
1971$116.0 million
Guy Hamilton
1972*$245.4 million
Francis Ford Coppola
1973$357.6 million
William Friedkin
1974$119.5 million
Mel Brooks
1975$470.6 million
Steven Spielberg
1976*$117.2 million
John G. Avildsen
1977$798.0 million
George Lucas
1978$386.5 million
Randal Kleiser
1979$210.3 million
Lewis Gilbert
YearMovieWorldwide Gross (USD)/Director(s)
1980$538.2 million
Irvin Kershner
1981$386.5 million
Steven Spielberg
1982$756.9 million
Steven Spielberg
1983$572.9 million
Richard Marquand
1984$333.1 million
Steven Spielberg
1985$350.6 million
Robert Zemeckis
1986$344.8 million
Tony Scott
1987$320.1 million
Adrian Lyne
1988*$412.8 million
Barry Levinson
1989$494.8 million
Steven Spielberg
1990$533.8 million
Chris Columbus
1991$516.8 million
James Cameron
1992$502.4 million
Ron Clements, John Musker
1993$920.1 million
Steven Spielberg
1994$787.4 million
Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
1995$365.0 million
John McTiernan
1996$817.4 million
Roland Emmerich
1997*$1.8354 billion
James Cameron
1998$556.6 million
Michael Bay
1999$925.5 million
George Lucas
2000$545.4 million
John Woo
2001$968.7 million
Chris Columbus
2002$925.2 million
Peter Jackson
2003*$1.1292 billion
Peter Jackson
2004$902.5 million
Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon
2005$892.2 million
Mike Newell
2006$1.0606 billion
Gore Verbinski
2007$958.4 million
Gore Verbinski
2008$1.0018 billion
Christopher Nolan
2009$2.6168 billion
James Cameron
2010$1.0630 billion
Lee Unkrich

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