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Q: movie with most number of tickets sold ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: movie with most number of tickets sold
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Movies and Film
Asked by: banchan-ga
List Price: $3.49
Posted: 29 Dec 2002 21:42 PST
Expires: 28 Jan 2003 21:42 PST
Question ID: 134834

i would like to know which movie has sold the most number of tickets. 
was it an old movie like gone with the wind, or are todays movies like
harry potter or lord of the rings or star wars outselling classics? 
number of tickets = number of seats, and not dollar amount, which
doesnt mean anything to me.

please ask for any clarification, if you need any!  thanks so much!
Subject: Re: movie with most number of tickets sold
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 29 Dec 2002 22:40 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello Banchan,

According to the Best Digest Website, the movie that sold the most
number of tickets was “Gone with the Wind”. This movie sold
283,100,000 admission tickets.

Each sold movie ticket is considered an "admission

Movie                              Admissions
1 Gone with the Wind               283,100,000 
2 Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs    225,300,000 
3 Star Wars Fox                    176,900,000 
4 E.T.                             158,000,000 
5 101 Dalmatians                   143,100,000 
6 Bambi                            140,800,000 
7 Titanic                          130,900,000 
8 Jaws Universal                   128,600,000 
9 The Sound of Music               119,300,000
10 The Ten Commandments            117,800,000 

Source: Best Digest Website.

Search Criteria:
movie ticket ranking

Thank you for your question and I hope this response has provided you
with the information you were seeking.

Best Regards,
banchan-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
thank you for the prompt answer!

Subject: Re: movie with most number of tickets sold
From: knowitall22-ga on 14 Jan 2003 19:22 PST
It would be interesting to relate the number of tickets sold in
proportion to the US population during the years these movies were
exhibited, assuming the tickets sold apply only to the US. GWTW would
probably be even more impressive.

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