We constantly hear that films these days are breaking records, making hundreds of millions of dollars on opening weekends and grossing total figures that dwarf past films. The latest of these was Jurassic World which currently sits at $638 million gross earnings. So is the American film industry growing?
No, not at all. It’s just that none of these news stories take into account the inflation of the dollar.
Below is a new ranking of the highest grossing films adjusted to inflation: