Total film gross: $4.3 billion
Average film gross: $99.7 million
Top grossing film: "Grease"
Acting Oscars: 0
After starting his career on the TV show "Welcome Back, Kotter," John Travolta's film career took off in the late 1970s with starring roles in "Saturday Night Fever," which earned him an Oscar nomination for best actor, and "Grease." Adjusted for inflation, these remain the two highest grossing films of Travolta's career. Since then, Travolta has starred in blockbusters in several different genres, including comedies such as "Look Who's Talking" and more-violent films such as cult film "Pulp Fiction" and "Face/Off."
But not all films Travolta has starred in have been successful. In 2000, Travolta's "Battlefield Earth" was released to universally negative reviews, didn't make back its production budget, and was named by the Razzies as the "Worst Movie of the Decade" in 2010.