The greatest earning films of all time range from superhero films to animated musicals to a trip to Middle Earth. Have you seen any of these?
James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar is currently the highest-grossing film, earning $2,847,397,339 at the box office.
Avengers: End Game (2019)
Marvel’s Avengers: End Game in 2019 earned $2,797,501,328 at the box office, making $1,209,000,000 in its first five days alone.
James Cameron’s Titanic holds the No. 3 spot in box-office records, earning $2,201,647,24.
The film earned $1.8 billion when it was initially released in 1997 and topped $2 billion after it was re-released in 3D on the 100th Anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Just 12 days after its release, the seventh film in the Star Wars franchise had earned more than $1 billion.
Before it left theaters, Star Wars: The Force Awakens solidified itself as the highest-grossing Star Wars film, raking in $2,069,521,700.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Infinity War earned $630 million during its opening weekend, breaking an all-time record. The third Avengers film went on to net $2,048,359,754.
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Spider-Man: No Way Home reached the $1 billion mark in 12 days, and went on to become the highest-grossing film in 2021, earning $1,901,232,550.
Jurassic World (2015)
Earning $500 million in its first weekend, 2015’s Jurassic World went on to gross a total of $1,671,537,444.
The Lion King (2019)
The 2019 remake of the classic animated film The Lion King raked in $1,663,250,487.
Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
The first Avengers film saw $1,518,815,515 in box office sales.
Furious 7 (2015)
The last film of the late actor Paul Walker, Furious 7 earned $1,515,341,399 at the box office.
Frozen II (2019)
This highly-anticipated sequel raked in $1,450,026,933 in just 24 days.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Avengers: Age of Ultron saw earnings reach $1,402,809,540 at the box office.
Black Panther (2018)
In 26 days, Black Panther grossed $1,347,597,973.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two (2011)
The last Harry Potter film was the highest-grossing, earning $1,342,359,942.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Earning $500 million in its first weekend, Star Wars: The Last Jedi raked in $1,332,698,830.
Top Gun: Maverick (2022)
Top Gun: Maverick earned $248 million during its opening on Memorial Day weekend. It then reached total revenues of $1,463,980,685.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
The second rebooted Jurassic Park film earned $1,310,466,296 at the box office.
Frozen earned $1,281,508,100 at the box office.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Another classic animated film turned live-action film, Beauty and the Beast raked in $1,273,576,220, making it the highest-grossing film of 2017.
Incredibles 2 (2018)
The Incredibles‘ sequel earned $1,243,089,244 at the box office, even though it had been 14 years since the release of the first movie.
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
The eighth film of The Fast and the Furious franchise grossed $1,236,005,118.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
The third Iron Man film saw gross revenues of $1,214,811,252.
This Despicable Me prequel earned $1,159,444,662 at the box office.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
The blockbuster hit Captain America: Civil War earned a total of $1,153,337,496.
Aquaman was the first DC movie to earn over $1 billion at the box office, grossing $1,148,528,393.