The Top 5 Highest Grossing Sci-Fi Movies

  Movie Domestic Box Office Gross Release Date Production Budget Distributor
1 Avatar $696.00 million Dec 18th, 2009 $280 million 20th Century-Fox
2 Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope $460,99 million May 25th, 1977 $13 million 20th Century-Fox
3 E.T.:
The Extra-Terrestrial
$435,11 million June 11th, 1982 $10.5 million Universal Pictures
4 Star Wars: Episode I:
The Phantom Menace
$431,08 million May 19th, 1999 $115 million 20th Century-Fox
5 Spider-Man $403,70 million Apr 30th, 2002 $139 million Columbia Pictures
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Sources:   Various including: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDB Pro.

List Notes: All figures are domestic (Canada & US) box office gross in US dollars. List is accurate as of February 2008. Data is for 1979 to present.
Highest Grossing Sci-Fi Movies

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