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Eighty percent of the films in the top 50 highest grossing films of all-time were released after 2000, while no film prior to 1977 appears in the rankings because ticket-price inflation isn’t considered. To me, that’s not an accurate historical representation of which movies were most popular. So, after some digging, I found a chart based on data from boxofficemojo.com that ranks films using figures adjusted for ticket-price inflation, based on total box-office receipts. With Hollywood intent on the bottom line, it wouldn’t hurt major studios to consider remaking, modernizing, or “rebooting” these titles. Unless you’re a diehard film buff or are old enough to have actually seen these in the theater, chances are you’ve never heard of these cinematic sensations. See the list after the jump!