Top Box Office Stars in Classic Movies Made Every Year Since 1945

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1975: Jack Nicholson
> Most famous movie(s) with Jack Nicholson made in 1975: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Jack Nicholson: $108,981,275

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1976: Sylvester Stallone
> Most famous movie(s) with Sylvester Stallone made in 1976: Rocky
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Sylvester Stallone: $117,235,147

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1977: Richard Dreyfuss
> Most famous movie(s) with Richard Dreyfuss made in 1977: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Richard Dreyfuss: $169,100,479

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1978: John Travolta
> Most famous movie(s) with John Travolta made in 1978: Grease
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with John Travolta: $181,813,770

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1979: Dustin Hoffman
> Most famous movie(s) with Dustin Hoffman made in 1979: Kramer vs. Kramer
> Domestic box office of most famous movie(s) with Dustin Hoffman: $106,260,000