10 highest-grossing sci-fi movies ever after adjusting for inflation
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Spoiler alert: 4 of the top 6, and 6 of the top 10, are Star Wars movies.
The original “Star Wars” tops our list, with a $461 million domestic box office take that translates to $1.8 billion in 2015. Not bad for a movie that faced a huge uphill battle simply to get made:
Disney bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012 and commissioned a new trilogy.