Which movie has made more money, E.T. or Star Wars?

Directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982) is the all-time money-making champ at $228.6 million.

Star Wars (1977), directed by George Lucas, is in second place at $193.5 million.

Either individually or together, Spielberg and Lucas have helped create seven of the top ten money-making movies.