Some Of The Most Profitable Movies

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Most Profitable Movies
15. The Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King (Made in 2003 for $111 million / Gross revenue $1.1 Billion) Rate of Profit: 1008%
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Most Profitable Movies
14. Mrs. Doubtfire (Made in 1993 for $38 million / Gross revenue $441 million) Rate of Profit: 1160%
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Most Profitable Movies
13. There’s Something About Mary (Made in 1998 for $31 million / Gross revenue $370 million) Rate of Profit: 1194%
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Most Profitable Movies
12. The Hangover (Made in 2009 for $36 million / Gross revenue $467 million) Rate of Profit: 1297%
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2) Jaws
11. Jaws (Made in 1975 for $36 million / Gross revenue $471 million) Rate of Profit: 1308%
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10. Ghost (Made in 1990 for $35 million / Gross revenue $506 million) Rate of Profit: 1446%
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Most Profitable Movies
9. Home Alone (Made in 1990 for $30 million / Gross revenue $477 million) Rate of Profit: 1590%
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Most Profitable Movies
8. The Passion Of The Christ (Made in 2004 for $35 million / Gross revenue $612 million) Rate of Profit: 1749%
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Most Profitable Movies
7. American Beauty (Made in 1999 for $20 million / Gross revenue $356 million) Rate of Profit: 1780% (Source: AP)
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Most Profitable Movies
6. Star Wars (Made in 1977 for $40 million / Gross revenue $775 million) Rate of Profit: 1938% (Source: AP)
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Most Profitable Movies
5. Grease (Made in 1978 for $20 million / Gross revenue $394 million) Rate of Profit: 1975% (Source: AP)
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Most Profitable Movies
4. Pretty Woman (Made in 1990 for $23 million / Gross revenue $463 million) Rate of Profit: 2013% (Source: AP)
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Most Profitable Movies
3. Slumdog Millionaire (Made in 2008 for $15 million / Gross revenue $378 million) Rate of Profit: 2520% (Source: AP)
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Most Profitable Movies
2. E.T. the Exta-Terrestial (Made in 1982 for $25 million / Gross revenue $793 million) Rate of Profit: 3172%
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Most Profitable Movies
1. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Made in 2002 for $6 million / Gross revenue $369 million) Rate of Profit: 6150%
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