Annual US Box Office Chart of 1979

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 KRAMER VS. KRAMER Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep $59,986,335
2 STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy $56,000,000
3 THE JERK Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters $42,989,656
4 ROCKY II Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire $42,169,387
5 ALIEN Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt $40,300,000 $41,000,000
6 APOCALYPSE NOW Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando $37,980,163 $40,000,000
7 10 Dudley Moore, Bo Derek $37,000,000
8 THE AMITYVILLE HORROR James Brolin, Margot Kidder $35,000,000
9 MOONRAKER Roger Moore, Lois Chiles $33,924,008
10 THE MUPPET MOVIE Jim Henson, Frank Oz $32,000,000
11 THE ELECTRIC HORSEMAN Robert Redford, Jane Fonda $30,282,966
12 THE MAIN EVENT Barbra Streisand, Ryan O’Neal $26,400,000
13 THE BLACK HOLE Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins $25,437,000
14 THE CHINA SYNDROME Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon $25,342,000
15 1941 Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi $23,254,390
16 ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan $21,500,000
17 MEATBALLS Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin $21,200,000
18 ALL THAT JAZZ Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange $20,030,000
19 THE IN-LAWS Peter Falk, Alan Arkin $19,100,000
20 THE ROSE Bette Midler, Alan Bates $19,100,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 140 Chart of 1979
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1978

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 GREASE John Travolta, Olivia Newton John $83,091,000 $96,300,000
2 SUPERMAN Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder $81,000,000 $82,800,000
3 NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE Tim Matheson, Tom Hulce $63,471,000 $70,826,000
4 JAWS 2 Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary $50,431,964
5 HEAVEN CAN WAIT Warren Beatty, Julie Christie $49,400,000
6 EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke $48,000,000 $51,900,000
7 STAR WARS Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford [Re-issue]  $38,375,000
8 HOOPER Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent $31,500,000 $34,980,000
9 CALIFORNIA SUITE Jane Fonda, Alan Alda $28,386,200
10 UP IN SMOKE Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong $28,300,000
11 FOUL PLAY Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase $27,500,000
12 THE DEER HUNTER Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken $27,436,325
13 REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom $25,406,182
14 THE END Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise $20,654,479
15 THE CHEAP DETECTIVE Peter Falk, Ann-Margret $19,203,000
16 HALLOWEEN Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis $18,500,000
17 MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Brad Davis, Irene Miracle $15,065,000
18 COMA Geneviève Bujold, Michael Douglas $14,538,856
19 THE JUNGLE BOOK Animated [Re-issue]  $14,317,000
20 HOUSE CALLS Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson $14,282,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 135 Chart of 1978
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1977

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 STAR WARS Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford $127,000,000 $270,918,000
2 CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut $77,000,000 $82,750,000
3 SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney $71,463,000 $74,100,000
4 SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT Burt Reynolds, Sally Field $55,319,247 $58,949,938
5 THE GOODBYE GIRL Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason $41,839,170
6 THE DEEP Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte $31,266,000
7 THE SPY WHO LOVED ME Roger Moore, Barbara Bach $24,364,501
8 SEMI-TOUGH Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson $22,940,811
9 OH, GOD! John Denver, George Burns $21,200,000 $31,500,000
10 A BRIDGE TOO FAR Sean Connery, Ryan O’Neal $20,375,406
11 HIGH ANXIETY Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn $19,163,000
12 ANNIE HALL Woody Allen, Diane Keaton $19,002,366
13 THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT Marie-France Pisier, John Beck $18,408,000
14 THE GAUNTLET Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke $17,700,000
15 THE TURNING POINT Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine $17,060,000
16 LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR Diane Keaton, Tuesday Weld $16,900,000
17 PETE’S DRAGON Helen Reddy, Jim Dale $16,100,000 $18,400,000
18 AIRPORT ’77 Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant $15,087,474
19 HEROES Henry Winkler, Sally Field $15,061,655
20 THE BAD NEWS BEARS IN BREAKING TRAINING William Devane, Jackie Earle Haley $15,052,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 120 Chart of 1977
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1976

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 ROCKY Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire $56,524,972
2 A STAR IS BORN Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson $37,100,000
3 KING KONG Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange $36,915,000
4 SILVER STREAK Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor $30,018,000
5 ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford $29,000,000 $30,000,000
6 THE OMEN Gregory Peck, Lee Remick $28,544,000
7 THE BAD NEWS BEARS Walter Matthau, Tatum O’Neal $24,888,000
8 THE ENFORCER Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly $24,000,000
9 IN SEARCH OF NOAH’S ARK Vern Adix, Brad Crandall $23,770,000
10 MIDWAY Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda $21,610,435
11 SILENT MOVIE Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman $21,242,000
12 TO FLY (IMAX) Ellen Bry $20,000,000
13 THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom $19,882,532
14 MURDER BY DEATH Peter Falk, Alec Guinness $19,106,000
15 MARATHON MAN Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier $16,575,000
16 JAWS Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw [Re-issue]  $16,077,000
17 CARRIE Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie $14,500,000 $15,207,514
18 NETWORK Faye Dunaway, William Holden $13,921,739
19 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder [Re-issue] $13,850,000
20 THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke $13,500,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 125 Chart of 1976
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1975

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 JAWS Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw $102,650,000 $129,549,325
2 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher $58,300,000 $59,939,701
3 SHAMPOO Warren Beatty, Julie Christie $23,822,000
4 DOG DAY AFTERNOON Al Pacino, John Cazale $22,500,000
5 THE RETURN OF THE PINK PANTHER Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer $20,170,226
6 THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway $20,014,000
7 FUNNY LADY Barbra Streisand, James Caan $19,313,000
8 TOMMY Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret $17,793,000
9 THE APPLE DUMPLING GANG Bill Bixby, Susan Clark $16,580,000
10 THE HINDENBURG George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft $14,517,000
11 THE ADVENTURES OF THE WILDERNESS FAMILY Susan Damante, Robert Logan $13,363,269 $14,971,000
12 LUCKY LADY Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli $12,697,000
13 THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING Sean Connery, Michael Caine $11,000,000
14 THE MYSTERIOUS MONSTERS Peter Graves, Peter Hurkos $10,960,000
15 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Animated [Re-issue] $10,900,000
16 LET’S DO IT AGAIN Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby $10,600,000 $11,800,000
17 HUSTLE Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve $10,390,000
18 BAMBI Animated [Re-issue]  $9,900,000
19 BARRY LYNDON Ryan O’Neal, Marisa Berenson $9,500,000
20 ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN Eddie Albert, Ray Milland $9,500,000

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1975
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1974

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE TOWERING INFERNO Paul Newman, Steve McQueen $48,838,000
2 EARTHQUAKE Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner $35,849,994
3 THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor $31,100,000
4 YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle $30,000,000 $38,823,000
5 THE GODFATHER PART II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro $28,900,000 $30,673,000
6 AIRPORT 1975 Charlton Heston, Karen Black $25,305,576
7 THE LONGEST YARD Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert $23,017,000
8 THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIZZLY ADAMS Dan Haggerty, Don Shanks $21,895,000
9 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall $19,124,000
10 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Helen Hayes, Ken Berry $17,000,000
11 BENJI Peter Breck, Deborah Walley $16,890,000
12 BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID Paul Newman, Robert Redford [Re-issue] $16,653,000
13 BLAZING SADDLES Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder $16,500,000 $47,800,000
14 THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal $14,421,000
15 THE GREAT GATSBY Robert Redford, Mia Farrow $14,200,000
16 FREEBIE AND THE BEAN Alan Arkin, James Caan $13,500,000
17 CHARIOTS OF THE GODS Heinz-Detlev Bock, Klaus Kindler $12,460,000
18 THE BORN LOSERS Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James [Re-issue] $12,500,000
19 CHINATOWN Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway $12,400,000
20 THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT! Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly $12,083,620

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1974
with grosses is available here:
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Annual US Box Office Chart of 1973

Rank Film – Actors Annual Rental Grosses Total Rental Grosses
1 THE STING Paul Newman, Robert Redford $72,230,000 $78,212,000
2 THE EXORCIST Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair $66,300,000 $89,000,000
3 AMERICAN GRAFFITI Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard $47,308,000 $55,128,175
4 PAPILLON Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman $22,500,000
5 THE WAY WE WERE Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford $21,457,000 $22,457,000
6 BILLY JACK Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor [Re-issue]  $21,300,000
7 MAGNUM FORCE Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook $20,100,000
8 PAPER MOON Ryan O’Neal, Tatum O’Neal $16,559,000
9 LIVE AND LET DIE Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto $15,925,000
10 LAST TANGO IN PARIS Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider $15,150,000 $16,711,351
11 THE DEVIL IN MISS JONES Georgina Spelvin, Harry Reems $15,000,000
12 SERPICO Al Pacino, John Randolph $14,600,000
13 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson $13,105,727
14 THE WORLD’S GREATEST ATHLETE John Amos, Jan-Michael Vincent $12,089,000
15 THE SOUND OF MUSIC Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer [Re-issue] $11,000,000
16 ROBIN HOOD Animated $10,160,000 $17,160,000
17 MARY POPPINS Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke [Re-issue]  $10,000,000
18 WALKING TALL Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman $10,000,000
19 THE DAY OF THE JACKAL Edward Fox, Terence Alexander $8,594,929
20 SLEEPER Woody Allen, Diane Keaton $8,253,604

Complete Annual US Box Office Top 110 Chart of 1973
with grosses is available here:
https://www.amazon.com/Annual-Top-Film-Rentals-1912-ebook/dp/B071KL8DLM