Oscar: Best Picture–Winners by Box-office

Best-Picture Winners by Box-office Gross (1979-2005)

Film Year U.S. Gross (in $)

Titanic 1997     $600.8 million

Lord of the Rings: 2003     377.0
Return of the King

Forrest Gump 1994 329.7

Gladiator 2000 187.7

A Beautiful Mind 2001 170.7

Chicago 2002 170.7

Dances With Wolves 1990 184.2

Rain Man 1988 172.2

Platoon 1986 138.5

Silence of Lambs 1991 130.7

American Beauty 1999 130.1

Driving Miss Daisy 1989 106.6

Kramer Vs. Kramer 1979 106.3

Terms of Endearment 1983 105.2

Unforgiven 1992   101.2

Million Dollar Baby 2004  100.5

Shakespeare in Love 1998  100.3

Schindler’s List 1993  96.1

Out of Africa 1985   87.1

The English Patient 1996  78.7

Braveheart 1995   75.6

Chariots of Fire 1981  58.9

Ordinary People 1980  54.8

Crash 2005  54.6

Gandhi 1982  52.8

Amadeus 1984  51.6

The Deer Hunter 1978  49.0

The Last Emperor 1987  43.9