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Movie Musicals Box Office - LES MISERABLES vs. Previous Musical Films - the Story So Far

Related: Les Miserables, Tom Hooper, Cameron Mackintosh

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With Tom Hooper's big screen adaptation of LES MISERABLES already making a healthy start at the box office, BroadwayWorld decided to gather a ranking of the Top 20 movie musicals (including both adaptations and original musicals) since 1974. Grease leads the pack, and as of today, December 30, 2012, Les Mis is at No. 11 and likely to keep rising if word of mouth catches on.

As BWW reported earlier today, following its strong Christmas Day debut of $18 million, Les Miserables grossed an additional $28 million this weekend (Dec. 28 - 30), bringing its domestic box office total to $67.4 million. Overall, the sweeping epic musical placed third.

Please note that 'Adjusted' totals reflect the films' grosses based on the value of the 2012 dollar, in order to make a true comparison.

Rank Title Domestic Total Gross Foreign Total Gross Domestic (Adjusted) Worldwide Total Gross
1 Grease $188,755,690 $206,200,000 $611,135,400 $394,955,690
2 Chicago $170,687,518 $136,089,214 $224,752,700 $306,776,732
3 Mamma Mia! $144,130,063 $465,711,574 $159,386,200 $609,841,637
4 Enchanted $127,807,262 $212,680,390 $146,357,700 $340,487,652
5 Hairspray (2007) $118,871,849 $83,676,726 $137,186,400 $202,548,575
6 The Rocky Horror Picture Show $112,892,319 n/a $437,251,200 $112,892,319
7 Dreamgirls $103,365,956 $51,571,724 $120,626,800 $154,937,680
8 High School Musical 3: Senior Year $90,559,416 $162,349,761 $100,145,100 $252,909,177
9 The Muppets $88,631,237 $69,800,000 $89,775,400 $158,431,237
10 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas $69,701,637 n/a $188,241,800 $69,701,637
11 Les Miserables (2012) $67,466,000 $48,700,000 $68,853,500 $116,166,000
12 Moulin Rouge! $57,386,607 $121,826,827 $80,490,100 $179,213,434
13 The Blues Brothers $57,229,890 $58,000,000 $168,923,900 $115,229,890
14 Annie $57,059,003 n/a $154,098,100 $57,059,003
15 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street $52,898,073 $99,625,091 $59,399,900 $152,523,164
16 The Phantom of the Opera $51,268,815 $103,380,072 $63,961,600 $154,648,887
17 Evita $50,047,179 $91,000,000 $86,583,200 $141,047,179
18 Popeye $49,823,037 n/a $147,061,300 $49,823,037
19 Yentl $40,218,899 n/a $96,350,800 $40,218,899
20 Burlesque $39,440,655 $50,079,118 $39,096,000 $89,519,773

For the full list of movie musical standings from 1974 to the present, click HERE.

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