What is the highest grossing animated film of all time, adjusted for inflation?
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
While it made nearly $185 million, adjusting for inflation and rereleases brings the amount closer to $935 million. Other heavy contenders on the same list include Finding Nemo, Toy Story 3 and Bambi. Source: Business Insider, BoxOfficeMojo
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, it is the first full-length cel animated feature film and the earliest Disney animated feature film. The story was adapted by storyboard artists Dorothy Ann Blank, Richard Creedon, Merrill De Maris, Otto Englander, Earl Hurd, Dick Rickard, Ted Sears and Webb Smith. David Hand was the supervising director, while William Cottrell, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, and Ben Sharpsteen directed the film’s individual sequences.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs grossed $3.5 million in the United States and Canada, and by May 1939 its total international gross of $6.5 million made it the most successful sound film of all time, displacing Al Jolson’s The Singing Fool (1928) (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was soon displaced from this position by Gone with the Wind in 1940).By the end of its ori box office receipts. This earned RKO a profit of $380,000.