Quigley’s Top Ten Box-Office Champions (1932-Present)

1932

  1. Marie Dressler
  2. Janet Gaynor
  3. Joan Crawford
  4. Charles Farrell
  5. Greta Garbo
  6. Norma Shearer
  7. Wallace Beery
  8. Clark Gable
  9. Will Rogers
  10. Joe E. Brown

1933

  1. Marie Dressler
  2. Will Rogers
  3. Janet Gaynor
  4. Eddie Cantor
  5. Wallace Beery
  6. Jean Harlow
  7. Clark Gable
  8. Mae West
  9. Norma Shearer
  10. Joan Crawford

1934

  1. Will Rogers
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Janet Gaynor
  4. Wallace Beery
  5. Mae West
  6. Joan Crawford
  7. Bing Crosby
  8. Shirley Temple
  9. Marie Dressler
  10. Norma Shearer

1935

  1. Shirley Temple
  2. Will Rogers
  3. Clark Gable
  4. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
  5. Joan Crawford
  6. Claudette Colbert
  7. Dick Powell
  8. Wallace Beery
  9. Joe E. Brown
  10. James Cagney

1936

  1. Shirley Temple
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
  4. Robert Taylor
  5. Joe E. Brown
  6. Dick Powell
  7. Joan Crawford
  8. Claudette Colbert
  9. Jeanette MacDonald
  10. Gary Cooper

1937

  1. Shirley Temple
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Robert Taylor
  4. Bing Crosby
  5. William Powell
  6. Jane Withers
  7. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
  8. Sonja Henie
  9. Gary Cooper
  10. Myrna Loy

1938

  1. Shirley Temple
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Sonia Henie
  4. Mickey Rooney
  5. Spencer Tracy
  6. Robert Taylor
  7. Myrna Loy
  8. Jane Withers
  9. Alice Faye
  10. Tyrone Power

1939

  1. Mickey Rooney
  2. Tyrone Power
  3. Spencer Tracy
  4. Clark Gable
  5. Shirley Temple
  6. Bette Davis
  7. Alice Faye
  8. Errol Flynn
  9. James Cagney
  10. Sonia Henie

1940

  1. Mickey Rooney
  2. Spencer Tracy
  3. Clark Gable
  4. Gene Autry
  5. Tyrone Power
  6. James Cagney
  7. Bing Crosby
  8. Wallace Beery
  9. Bette Davis
  10. Judy Garland

1941

  1. Mickey Rooney
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Abbott and Costello
  4. Bob Hope
  5. Spencer Tracy
  6. Gene Autry
  7. Gary Cooper
  8. Bette Davis
  9. James Cagney
  10. Judy Garland

1942

  1. Abbott and Costello
  2. Clark Gable
  3. Gary Cooper
  4. Mickey Rooney
  5. Bob Hope
  6. James Cagney
  7. Gene Autry
  8. Betty Grable
  9. Greer Garson
  10. Spencer Tracy

1943

  1. Betty Grable
  2. Bob Hope
  3. Abbott and Costello
  4. Bing Crosby
  5. Gary Cooper
  6. Greer Garson
  7. Humphrey Bogart
  8. James Cagney
  9. Mickey Rooney
  10. Clark Gable

1944

  1. Bing Crosby
  2. Gary Cooper
  3. Bob Hope
  4. Bette Grable
  5. Spencer Tracy
  6. Greer Garson
  7. Humphrey Bogart
  8. Abbott and Costello
  9. Gary Grant
  10. Bette Davis

1945

  1. Bing Crosby
  2. Van Johnson
  3. Greer Garson
  4. Bette Grable
  5. Spencer Tracy
  6. Gary Cooper; Humphrey Bogart
  7. Bob Hope
  8. Judy Garland
  9. Margaret O’Brien
  10. Roy Rogers

1946

  1. Bing Crosby
  2. Ingrid Bergman
  3. Van Johnson
  4. Gary Cooper
  5. Bob Hope
  6. Humphrey Bogart
  7. Greer Garson
  8. Margaret O’Brien
  9. Betty Grable
  10. Roy Rogers

1947

  1. Bing Crosby
  2. Bette Grable
  3. Ingrid Bergman
  4. Gary Cooper
  5. Humphrey Bogart
  6. Bob Hope
  7. Clark Gable
  8. Gregory Peck
  9. Claudette Colbert
  10. Alan Ladd

1948

  1. Bing Crosby
  2. Betty Grable
  3. Abbott and Costello
  4. Gary Cooper
  5. Bob Hope
  6. Humphrey Bogart
  7. Clark Gable
  8. Cary Grant
  9. Spencer Tracy
  10. Ingrid Bergman

1949

  1. Bob Hope
  2. Bing Crosby
  3. Abbott and Costello
  4. John Wayne
  5. Gary Cooper
  6. Cary Grant
  7. Betty Grable
  8. Esther Williams
  9. Humphrey Bogart
  10. Clark Gable

1950

  1. John Wayne
  2. Bob Hope
  3. Bing Crosby
  4. Betty Grable
  5. James Stewart
  6. Abbott and Costello
  7. Clifton Webb
  8. Esther Williams
  9. Spencer Tracy
  10. Randolph Scott

1951

  1. John Wayne
  2. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  3. Betty Grable
  4. Abbot and Costello
  5. Bing Crosby
  6. Bob Hope
  7. Randolph Scott
  8. Gary Cooper
  9. Doris Day
  10. Spencer Tracy

1952

  1. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  2. Cary Cooper
  3. John Wayne
  4. Bing Crosby
  5. Bob Hope
  6. James Stewart
  7. Doris Day
  8. Gregory Peck
  9. Susan Hayward
  10. Randolph Scott

1953

  1. Gary Cooper
  2. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  3. John Wayne
  4. Alan Ladd
  5. Bing Crosby
  6. Marilyn Monroe
  7. James Stewart
  8. Bob Hope
  9. Susan Hayward
  10. Randolph Scott

1954

  1. John Wayne
  2. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  3. Gary Cooper
  4. James Stewart
  5. Marilyn Monroe
  6. Alan Ladd
  7. William Holden
  8. Bing Crosby
  9. Jane Wyman
  10. Marlon Brando

1955

  1. James Stewart
  2. Grace Kelly
  3. John Wayne
  4. William Holden
  5. Gary Cooper
  6. Marlon Brando
  7. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  8. Humphrey Bogart
  9. June Allyson
  10. Clark Gable

1956

  1. William Holden
  2. John Wayne
  3. James Stewart
  4. Burt Lancaster
  5. Glenn Ford
  6. Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  7. Gary Cooper
  8. Marilyn Monroe
  9. Kim Novak
  10. Frank Sinatra

1957

  1. Rock Hudson
  2. John Wayne
  3. Pat Boone
  4. Elvis Presley
  5. Frank Sinatra
  6. Gary Cooper
  7. William Holden
  8. James Stewart
  9. Jerry Lewis
  10. Yul Brynner

1958

  1. Glenn Ford
  2. Elizabeth Taylor
  3. Jerry Lewis
  4. Marlon Brando
  5. Rock Hudson
  6. William Holden
  7. Brigitte Bardot
  8. Yul Brynner
  9. James Stewart
  10. Frank Sinatra

1959

  1. Rock Hudson
  2. Gary Grant
  3. James Stewart
  4. Doris Day
  5. Debbie Reynolds
  6. Glenn Ford
  7. Frank Sinatra
  8. John Wayne
  9. Jerry Lewis
  10. Susan Hayward

1960

  1. Doris Day
  2. Rock Hudson
  3. Gary Grant
  4. Elizabeth Taylor
  5. Debbie Reynolds
  6. Tony Curtis
  7. Sandra Dee
  8. Frank Sinatra
  9. Jack Lemmon
  10. John Wayne

1961

  1. Elizabeth Taylor
  2. Rock Hudson
  3. Doris Day
  4. John  Wayne
  5. CaryGrant
  6. Sandra Dee
  7. Jerry Lewis
  8. William Holden
  9. Tony Curtis
  10. Elvis Presley

1962

  1. Doris Day
  2. Rock Hudson
  3. Cary Grant
  4. John Wayne
  5. Elvis Presley
  6. Elizabeth Taylor
  7. Jerry Lewis
  8. Frank Sinatra
  9. Sandra Dee
  10. Burt Lancaster

1963

  1. Doris Day
  2. John Wayne
  3. Rock Hudson
  4. Jack Lemmon
  5. Gary Grant
  6. Elizabeth Taylor
  7. Elvis Presley
  8. Sandra Dee
  9. Paul Newman
  10. Jerry Lewis

1964

  1. Doris Day
  2. Jack Lemmon
  3. Rock Hudson
  4. John Wayne
  5. Cary Grant
  6. Elvis Presley
  7. Shirley MacLaine
  8. Ann-Margret
  9. Paul Newman
  10. Jerry Lewis

1965

  1. Sean Connery
  2. John Wayne
  3. Doris Day
  4. Julie Andrews
  5. Jack Lemmon
  6. Elvis Presley
  7. Cary Grant
  8. James Stewart
  9. Elizabeth Taylor
  10. Richard Burton

1966

  1. Julie Andrews
  2. Sean Connery
  3. Elizabeth Taylor
  4. Jack Lemmon
  5. Richard Burton
  6. Cary Grant
  7. John Wayne
  8. Doris Day
  9. Paul Newman
  10. Elvis Presley

1967

  1. Julie Andrews
  2. Lee Marvin
  3. Paul Newman
  4. Dean Martin
  5. Sean Connery
  6. Elizabeth Taylor
  7. Sidney Poitier
  8. John Wayne
  9. Richard Burton
  10. Steve McQueen

1968

  1. Sidney Poitier
  2. Paul Newman
  3. Julie Andrews
  4. John Wayne
  5. Clint Eastwood
  6. Dean Martin
  7. Steve McQueen
  8. Jack Lemmon
  9. Lee Marvin
  10. Elizabeth Taylor

1969

  1. Paul Newman
  2. John Wayne
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. Dustin Hoffman
  5. Clint Eastwood
  6. Sidney Poitier
  7. Lee Marvin
  8. Jack Lemmon
  9. Katharine Hepburn
  10. Barbra Streisand

1970

  1. Paul Newman
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. John Wayne
  5. Elliot Gould
  6. Dustin Hoffman
  7. Lee Marvin
  8. Jack Lemmon
  9. Barbra Streisand
  10. Walter Matthau

1971

  1. John Wayne
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Paul Newman
  4. Steve McQueen
  5. George C. Scott
  6. Dustin Hoffman
  7. Walter Matthau
  8. Ali McGraw
  9. Sean Connery
  10. Lee Marvin

1972

  1. Clint Eastwood
  2. George C. Scott
  3. Gene Hackman
  4. John Wayne
  5. Barbra Streisand
  6. Marlon Brando
  7. Paul Newman
  8. Steve McQueen
  9. Dustin Hoffman
  10. Goldie Hawn

1973

  1. Clint Eastwood
  2. Ryan O’Neal
  3. Steve McQueen
  4. Burt Reynolds
  5. Robert Redford
  6. Barbra Streisand
  7. Paul Newman
  8. Charles Bronson
  9. John Wayne
  10. Marlon Brando

1974

  1. Robert Redford
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Paul Newman
  4. Barbra Streisand
  5. Steve McQueen
  6. Burt Reynolds
  7. Charles Bronson
  8. Jack Nicholson
  9. Al Pacino
  10. John Wayne

1975

  1. Robert Redford
  2. Barbra Streisand
  3. Al Pacino
  4. Charles Bronson
  5. Paul Newman
  6. Clint Eastwood
  7. Burt Reynolds
  8. Woody Allen
  9. Steve McQueen
  10. Gene Hackman

1976

  1. Robert Redford
  2. Jack Nicholson
  3. Dustin Hoffman
  4. Clint Eastwood
  5. Mel Brooks
  6. Burt Reynolds
  7. Al Pacino
  8. Tatum O’Neal
  9. Woody Allen
  10. Charles Bronson

1977

  1. Sylvester Stallone
  2. Barbra Streisand
  3. Clint Eastwood
  4. Burt Reynolds
  5. Robert Redford
  6. Woody Allen
  7. Mel Brooks
  8. Al Pacino
  9. Diane Keaton
  10. Robert De Niro

1978

  1. Burt Reynolds
  2. John Travolta
  3. Richard Dreyfuss
  4. Warren Beatty
  5. Clint Eastwood
  6. Woody Allen
  7. Diane Keaton
  8. Jane Fonda
  9. Peter Sellers
  10. Barbra Streisand

1979

  1. Burt Reynolds
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Jane Fonda
  4. Woody Allen
  5. Barbra Streisand
  6. Sylvester Stallone
  7. John Travolta
  8. Jill Clayburgh
  9. Roger Moore
  10. Mel Brooks

1980

  1. Burt Reynolds
  2. Robert Redford
  3. Clint Eastwood
  4. Jane Fonda
  5. Dustin Hoffman
  6. John Travolta
  7. Sally Fields
  8. Sissy Spacek
  9. Barbra Streisand
  10. Steve Martin

1981

  1. Burt Reynolds
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Dudley Moore
  4. Dolly Parton
  5. Jane Fonda
  6. Harrison Ford
  7. Alan Alda
  8. Bo Derek
  9. Goldie Hawn
  10. Bill Murray

1982

  1. Burt Reynolds
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Sylvester Stallone
  4. Dudley Moore
  5. Richard Pryor
  6. Dolly Parton
  7. Jane Fonda
  8. Richard Gere
  9. Paul Newman
  10. Harrison Ford 

1983

  1. Clint Eastwood
  2. Eddie Murphy
  3. Sylvester Stallone
  4. Burt Reynolds
  5. John Travolta
  6. Dustin Hoffman
  7. Harrison Ford
  8. Richard Gere
  9. Chevy Chase
  10. Tom Cruise

1984

  1. Clint Eastwood
  2. Bill Murray
  3. Harrison Ford
  4. Eddie Murphy
  5. Sally Field
  6. Burt Reynolds
  7. Robert Redford
  8. Prince
  9. Dan Aykroyd
  10. Meryl Streep

1985

  1. Sylvester Stallone
  2. Eddie Murphy
  3. Clint Eastwood
  4. Michael J. Fox
  5. Chevy Chase
  6. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  7. Chuck Norris
  8. Harrison Ford
  9. Michael Douglas
  10. Meryl Streep

1986

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Eddie Murphy
  3. Paul Hogan
  4. Rodney Dangerfield
  5. Bette Midler
  6. Sylvester Stallone
  7. Clint Eastwood
  8. Whoopi Goldberg
  9. Kathleen Turner
  10. Paul Newman

1987

  1. Eddie Murphy
  2. Michael Douglas
  3. Michael J. Fox
  4. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  5. Paul Hogan
  6. Tom Cruise
  7. Glenn Close
  8. Sylvester Stallone
  9. Cher
  10. Mel Gibson

1988

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Eddie Murphy
  3. Tom Hanks
  4. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  5. Paul Hogan
  6. Danny De Vito
  7. Bette Midler
  8. Robin Williams
  9. Tom Selleck
  10. Dustin Hoffman

1989

  1. Jack Nicholson
  2. Tom Cruise
  3. Robin Williams
  4. Michael Douglas
  5. Tom Hanks
  6. Michael J. Fox
  7. Eddie Murphy
  8. Mel Gibson
  9. Sean Connery
  10. Kathleen Turner

1990

  1. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. Julia Roberts
  3. Bruce Willis
  4. Tom Cruise
  5. Mel Gibson
  6. Kevin Costner
  7. Patrick Swayze
  8. Sean Connery
  9. Harrison Ford
  10. Richard Gere

1991

  1. Kevin Costner
  2. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  3. Robin Williams
  4. Julia Roberts
  5. Macaulay Culkin
  6.  Jodie Foster
  7. Billy Crystal
  8. Dustin Hoffman
  9. Robert De Niro
  10. Mel Gibson

1992

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Mel Gibson
  3. Kevin Costner
  4. Jack Nicholson
  5. Macaulay Culkin
  6. Whoopi Goldberg
  7. Michael Douglas
  8. Clint Eastwood
  9. Steven Seagal
  10. Robin Williams

1993

  1. Clint Eastwood
  2. Tom Cruise
  3. Robin Williams
  4. Kevin Costner
  5. Harrison Ford
  6. Julia Roberts
  7. Tom Hanks
  8. Mel Gibson
  9. Whoopi Goldberg
  10. Sylvester Stallone

1994

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Jim Carrey
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  4. Tom Cruise
  5. Harrison Ford
  6. Tim Allen
  7. Mel Gibson
  8. Jodie Foster
  9. Michael Douglas
  10. Tommy Lee Jones

1995

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Jim Carrey
  3. Brad Pitt
  4. Harrison Ford
  5. Robin Williams
  6. Sandra Bullock
  7. Mel Gibson
  8. Demi Moore
  9. John Travolta
  10. Kevin Costner and Michael Douglas

1996

  1. Tom Cruise and Mel Gibson
  2. John  Travolta
  3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  4. Sandra Bullock
  5. Robin Williams
  6. Sean Connery
  7. Harrison Ford
  8. Kevin Costner
  9. Michelle Pfeiffer

1997

  1. Harrison Ford
  2. Julia Roberts
  3. Leonardo DiCapro
  4. Will Smith
  5. Tom Cruise
  6. Jack Nicholson
  7. Jim Carrey
  8. John Travolta
  9. Robin Williams
  10. Tommy Lee Jones

1998

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Jim Carrey
  3. Leonardo Di Caprio
  4. Robin Williams
  5. Meg Ryan
  6. Mel Gibson
  7. Adam Sandler
  8. Eddie Murphy
  9. Cameron Diaz
  10. Julia Roberts

1999

  1. Julia Roberts
  2. Tom Hanks
  3. Adam Sandler
  4. Bruce Willis
  5. Mike Myers
  6. Tom Cruise
  7. Will Smith
  8. Mel Gibson
  9. Meg Ryan
  10. Sandra Bullock

2000

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Julia Roberts
  3. George Clooney
  4. Eddie Murphy
  5. Russell Crowe
  6. Mel Gibson
  7. Martin Lawrence
  8. Tom Hanks
  9. Jim Carrey
  10. Harrison Ford

2001

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. George Clooney
  3. Julia Roberts
  4. Russell Crowe
  5. Nicole Kidman
  6. Denzel Washington
  7. Will Smith
  8. Brad Pitt
  9. Ben Affleck
  10. Jackie Chan

2002

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Tom Cruise
  3. Mike Myers
  4. Reese Witherspoon
  5. Leonardo DiCaprio
  6. Nicole Kidman
  7. Catherine Zeta-Jones
  8. Denzel Washington
  9. Mel Gibson
  10. Vin Diesel

2003

  1. Jim Carrey
  2. Nicole Kidman
  3. Jack Nicholson
  4. Tom Cruise
  5. Julia Roberts
  6. Johnny Depp
  7. Russell Crowe
  8. Tom Hanks
  9. Will Ferrell
  10. Renee Zellweger

2004

  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Tom Cruise
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio
  4. Nicholas Cage
  5. Jim Carrey
  6. Denzel Washington
  7. Julia Roberts
  8. Will Smith
  9. Brad Pitt
  10. Adam Sandler

2005

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Angelina Jolie
  4. Brad Pitt
  5. Vince Vaughan
  6. George Clooney
  7. Will Smith
  8. Reese Witherspoon
  9. Adam Sandler
  10. Tom Hanks

2006

  1. Johnny Depp
  2. Leonardo DiCaprio
  3. Will Smith
  4. Denzel Washington
  5. Tom Hanks
  6. George Clooney
  7. Will Ferrell
  8. Tom Cruise
  9. Dakota Fanning
  10. Sacha Baron Cohen

2007

  1. Johnny Depp
  2. Will Smith
  3. George Clooney
  4. Matt Damon
  5. Denzel Washington
  6. Russell Crowe
  7. Tom Cruise
  8. Nicholas Cage
  9. Will Ferrell
  10. Tom Hanks

2008

  1. Will Smith
  2. Robert Downey
  3. Christian Bale
  4. Shia LeBeouf
  5. Harrison Ford
  6. Adam Sandler
  7. Reese Witherspoon
  8. George Clooney
  9. Angelina Jolie
  10. Daniel Craig

2009

  1. Sandra Bullock
  2. Johnny Depp
  3. Matt Damon
  4. George Clooney
  5. Robert Downey Jr.
  6. Tom Hanks
  7. Meryl Streep
  8. Brad Pitt
  9. Shia LeBeouf
  10. Denzel Washington

2010

  1. Johnny Depp
  2. Angelina Jolie
  3. Robert Downey Jr.
  4. Matt Damon
  5. Steve Carell
  6. Tom Hanks
  7. Denzel Washington
  8. Leonardo DiCaprio
  9. George Clooney
  10. Anne Hathaway

2011

  1. Brad Pitt
  2. George Clooney
  3. Johnny Depp
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio
  5. Matt Damon
  6. Sandra Bullock
  7. Bradley Cooper
  8. Robert Downey Jr.
  9. Meryl Streep
  10. Ben Stiller

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