Few movie stars can boast of a career that spans decades. One of those long-burning stars is Jack Nicholson.
The actor first played a leading role in the 1958 thriller “The Cry Baby Killer,” and went on to star in more than 40 movies across multiple genres. Even more impressive, a huge number of the films were successes. Through it all, he’s remained at the top of his craft. He’s one of the most celebrated male movie stars of all time, with twelve Academy Award nominations. He’s won three.
He’s also one of our most popular View From the Top profile subjects.
Here’s a rundown of the highest-grossing Nicholson movies, not including his bit-part roles like in “Broadcast News” or the films he directed. The lifetime gross for each movie has been adjusted for inflation and is based on the available domestic gross. Numbers are from Box Office Mojo, unless otherwise noted.