TOP 10: Best Picture Box Office Takings

Sunday night revealed Argo as this years Best Picture at the Academy Awards and numerous other gongs, as well as bringing in $129,653,502 at the Box office. Although this seems like a lot, how does it compare to the rest of the Best Picture winners?

10. The Sound of Music (1965)

Box Office Takings: $158,671,368
Nominated for 10 Oscars. Won 5.



9. Chicago (2002)

Box Office Takings: $170,687,518
Nominated for 13 Oscars. Won 6.


8. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Box Office Takings: $170,742,341
Nominated for 8 Oscars. Won 4.


7. Rain Man (1988)

Box Office Takings: $172,825,435
Nominated for 8 Oscars. Won 4.


6. Dances With Wolves (1990)


Box Office Takings: $184,208,848
Nominated for 12 Oscars. Won 7.


5. Gladiator (2000)

Box Office Takings: $187,705,427
Nominated for 12 Oscars. Won 5.



4. Gone With The Wind (1939) 


Box Office Takings: $198,676,459
Nominated for 13 Oscars. Won 8.


3. Forrest Gump (1994)  


Box Office Takings: $329,694,499
Nominated for 13 Oscars. Won 6.


2. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)



Box Office Takings: $377,027,325
Nominated for 11 Oscars. Won 11.


1. Titanic (1997)


Box Office Takings: $600,788,188
Nominated for 14 Oscars. Won 11

As the second highest grossing film of all time, it’s no surprise that Titanic tops this list!




Source: boxofficemojo.com

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