20th Century Fox/Courtesy Neal Peters Collection

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Cast: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Domestic lifetime gross (adjusted for inflation, 2014): $626,466 (calculated)

Famous quote: “Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night!” — Margo Channing

It got 14 Oscar nominations, a record that stood until it was tied by Titanic 47 years later.

Box-office totals courtesy of BoxOfficeMojo.com.