Screenit: Topics to Talk About - Average Adjusted* Box Office
(with number of films per category)

(*adjusted for inflation to December 2013 dollars before calculating averages)

All films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None141,818,771
(2)
6,200,548
(2)
112,465,313
(2)
254,284,084
(2)
44,202,450
(2)
97,616,321
(2)
165,879,184
(2)
6.40
(2)
100%
Minor146,009,286
(4)
38,777,700
(2)
164,021,179
(4)
310,030,464
(4)
113,877,625
(4)
32,131,661
(4)
82,275,214
(4)
2.37
(4)
50%
Mild59,149,004
(225)
6,474,318
(160)
61,447,169
(207)
123,482,162
(207)
53,905,565
(190)
13,604,937
(190)
23,871,060
(182)
3.52
(182)
45%
Moderate56,919,807
(744)
7,295,409
(429)
62,777,672
(694)
123,631,853
(694)
51,359,005
(618)
13,023,107
(618)
29,763,816
(593)
3.95
(593)
49%
Heavy39,606,325
(184)
4,208,406
(84)
41,193,388
(169)
84,262,020
(169)
35,726,527
(148)
11,675,433
(148)
22,688,187
(140)
3.98
(140)
51%
Extreme13,376,433
(2)
349,201
(1)
7,318,650
(2)
20,695,083
(2)
21,421,000
(2)
-8,044,568
(2)
-22,146,918
(2)
2.89
(2)
50%

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None141,818,771
(2)
6,200,548
(2)
112,465,313
(2)
254,284,084
(2)
44,202,450
(2)
97,616,321
(2)
165,879,184
(2)
6.40
(2)
100%
Minor146,009,286
(4)
38,777,700
(2)
164,021,179
(4)
310,030,464
(4)
113,877,625
(4)
32,131,661
(4)
82,275,214
(4)
2.37
(4)
50%
Mild60,909,591
(216)
6,538,309
(158)
62,669,588
(202)
125,630,566
(202)
54,410,045
(188)
13,216,096
(188)
23,292,247
(181)
3.45
(181)
44%
Moderate57,823,427
(731)
7,327,160
(427)
63,819,050
(682)
125,629,425
(682)
51,672,713
(614)
13,080,587
(614)
29,902,623
(589)
3.42
(589)
49%
Heavy40,153,545
(172)
4,240,207
(81)
42,318,103
(159)
85,707,116
(159)
36,694,671
(143)
10,029,524
(143)
20,153,859
(135)
3.57
(135)
50%
Extreme13,376,433
(2)
349,201
(1)
7,318,650
(2)
20,695,083
(2)
21,421,000
(2)
-8,044,568
(2)
-22,146,918
(2)
2.89
(2)
50%

Animated fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
Minor321,811,787
(1)
49,043,811
(1)
338,941,783
(1)
660,753,569
(1)
144,635,500
(1)
177,176,287
(1)
371,482,569
(1)
4.57
(1)
100%
Mild58,499,775
(22)
5,910,962
(15)
59,174,334
(22)
117,674,109
(22)
69,102,426
(17)
2,909,324
(17)
2,275,281
(17)
5.28
(17)
41%
Moderate124,229,656
(35)
15,631,028
(24)
167,910,359
(34)
295,566,782
(34)
77,150,138
(29)
53,814,764
(29)
142,388,022
(28)
3.79
(28)
68%
Heavy43,390,820
(2)

(0)
25,542,349
(2)
68,933,168
(2)
33,040,350
(2)
10,350,470
(2)
2,852,468
(2)
1.59
(2)
50%

Live action fiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None141,818,771
(2)
6,200,548
(2)
112,465,313
(2)
254,284,084
(2)
44,202,450
(2)
97,616,321
(2)
165,879,184
(2)
6.40
(2)
100%
Minor87,408,452
(3)
28,511,589
(1)
105,714,310
(3)
193,122,763
(3)
103,625,000
(3)
-16,216,548
(3)
-14,127,237
(3)
1.64
(3)
33%
Mild61,182,869
(194)
6,604,115
(143)
63,096,785
(180)
126,603,021
(180)
52,949,399
(171)
14,240,746
(171)
25,470,835
(164)
3.26
(164)
45%
Moderate54,484,033
(696)
6,832,636
(403)
58,357,469
(648)
116,712,958
(648)
50,409,730
(585)
11,061,286
(585)
24,288,378
(561)
3.40
(561)
48%
Heavy40,115,460
(170)
4,240,207
(81)
42,531,807
(157)
85,920,797
(157)
36,746,505
(141)
10,024,971
(141)
20,414,030
(133)
3.60
(133)
50%
Extreme13,376,433
(2)
349,201
(1)
7,318,650
(2)
20,695,083
(2)
21,421,000
(2)
-8,044,568
(2)
-22,146,918
(2)
2.89
(2)
50%

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
Mild16,894,920
(9)
1,418,993
(2)
12,061,435
(5)
36,686,643
(5)
6,484,450
(2)
50,155,965
(2)
128,636,282
(1)
15.92
(1)
100%
Moderate6,108,565
(13)
516,695
(2)
3,592,651
(12)
10,103,178
(12)
3,204,773
(4)
4,199,834
(4)
9,324,526
(4)
81.54
(4)
75%
Heavy31,762,826
(12)
3,349,783
(3)
23,310,419
(10)
61,284,997
(10)
8,037,600
(5)
58,748,442
(5)
91,115,045
(5)
15.11
(5)
80%

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data, not adjusted for inflation

RatingUS Domestic Gross
(USD)
UK Gross
(£)
Non-US Gross
(USD)
Worldwide Gross
(USD)
Estimated Budget
(USD)
US 'Net'
(US Gross - Budget)
Worldwide 'Net'
(Worldwide Gross - 2xBudget)
Worldwide Ratio
(Worldwide Gross/Budget)
Worldwide Ratio
% ≥ 2
None114,323,845
(2)
4,775,442
(2)
38,122,165
(1)
96,060,858
(1)
36,500,000
(2)
77,823,845
(2)
70,060,858
(1)
7.39
(1)
100%
Minor116,685,653
(4)
29,641,437
(2)
123,161,298
(3)

(0)
91,250,000
(4)
25,435,653
(4)

(0)

(0)
Mild47,120,480
(206)
5,094,121
(158)
69,196,709
(76)
157,689,136
(56)
42,517,457
(173)
10,422,072
(173)
46,646,401
(55)
4.39
(55)
62%
Moderate48,651,389
(577)
5,843,109
(427)
78,206,082
(190)
168,472,592
(142)
43,332,870
(468)
12,362,849
(468)
61,580,643
(132)
4.15
(132)
57%
Heavy35,862,218
(123)
3,444,376
(81)
61,326,474
(30)
110,188,652
(21)
30,763,265
(98)
12,107,237
(98)
28,283,890
(21)
5.08
(21)
57%
Extreme11,461,961
(2)
275,808
(1)

(0)

(0)
18,250,000
(2)
-6,788,039
(2)

(0)

(0)