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  • Biggest box office winners of all time
    1/ Universal Pictures

    Biggest box office winners of all time

    Summer is blockbuster season, in case all the commercials boasting about “the most anticipated movie of the year” were not an obvious sign. When temperatures rise, people move to the air-conditioned seats of theaters to take in the latest adventure. Which movies drew the biggest audiences and made the most money?

    Using data from The Numbers, Stacker compiled a list of the 100 biggest box office winners of all time using data on worldwide earnings. While some films are parts of a series, others stand alone without a sequel. Prepare for lots of superheroes and a bit of magic on this list.

    Does your favorite blockbuster make our list? How many movies grossed more than $2 billion? Which director is behind the top two highest-earning movies? Read on to find out. We begin with a 2014 version of a 1960s story.

    ALSO: Most bankable actors of 2018 

  • #100. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
    2/ Chernin Entertainment

    #100. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Worldwide box office: $710,644,566

    Domestic box office: $208,545,589

    International box office: $502,098,977

    Year released: 2014

    Part of the prequel trilogy to the original “Planet of the Apes,” the 2014 movie “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” continues the story of struggle between genetically evolved apes and humans. The movie used motion capture technology to create the ape characters on-screen and featured Andy Serkis, known for his famous motion capture role in “Lord of the Rings.”

  • #99. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    3/ Marvel Entertainment

    #99. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Worldwide box office: $714,401,889

    Domestic box office: $259,746,958

    International box office: $454,654,931

    Year released: 2014

    Chris Evans returned as Captain America in this 2014 follow-up movie. Captain America must team up with Black Widow and the Falcon to uncover a conspiracy at the heart of his law enforcement agency. The action movie received an 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #98. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch a…
    4/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #98. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch a…

    Worldwide box office: $720,539,572

    Domestic box office: $291,710,957

    International box office: $428,828,615

    Year released: 2005

    In the magical land of Narnia, four children must save a kingdom with the help of a brave lion. The movie is based on the popular book of the same name by C.S. Lewis. The series is known for its strong Christian themes and message.

  • #97. Up
    5/ Pixar Animation Studios

    #97. Up

    Worldwide box office: $731,463,377

    Domestic box office: $293,004,164

    International box office: $438,459,213

    Year released: 2009

    Receiving an 8.3 out of 10 from IMDb, “Up” is the story of a 78-year-old balloon salesman determined to fly to retirement by attaching loads of balloons to his home. His plan works, but he later discovers a boy has accidentally joined him on the voyage.

  • #96. Deadpool 2
    6/ Marvel Entertainment

    #96. Deadpool 2

    Worldwide box office: $732,905,349

    Domestic box office: $317,123,579

    International box office: $415,781,770

    Year released: 2018

    A sequel to the wildly popular and raunchy original, “Deadpool 2” continues the shenanigans of Wade Wilson, a superhuman mercenary. In this 2018 feature, Wilson creates a hodgepodge super-team to fight against the time-traveling cyborg Cable. The film is known for its deadpan humor and breaking of the fourth wall.

  • #95. The Matrix Reloaded
    7/ Warner Bros.

    #95. The Matrix Reloaded

    Worldwide box office: $738,576,929

    Domestic box office: $281,553,689

    International box office: $457,023,240

    Year released: 2003

    “The Matrix Reloaded” is the second in “The Matrix” trilogy and features the same cast, including Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Laurence Fishburne. The characters continue to fight the oppressive computer system, as well as learn about the dependent state of humankind to that system. Like the original, this sequel is known for its computer-generated fight scenes.

  • #94. Monsters University
    8/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #94. Monsters University

    Worldwide box office: $743,588,329

    Domestic box office: $268,488,329

    International box office: $475,100,000

    Year released: 2013

    The 2013 computer-animated film “Monsters University” is a follow-up to the wildly popular 2001 film “Monsters Inc.” The sequel tells the origin story of Mike Wazowski and Sulley, played by Billy Crystal and John Goodman. The film was created by Pixar for Disney.

  • #93. Suicide Squad
    9/ DC Entertainment

    #93. Suicide Squad

    Worldwide box office: $746,100,054

    Domestic box office: $325,100,054

    International box office: $421,000,000

    Year released: 2016

    A team of super-villains is assembled to carry out the most dangerous missions known to man in this 2016 action movie. The villains are seen as expendable, and run rampant in their freedom. The movie features Margot Robbie, Will Smith and Jared Leto as notable villains Harley Quinn, Deadshot and the Joker. The movie received mild reviews, including just 27% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #92. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
    10/ DreamWorks Animation

    #92. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

    Worldwide box office: $746,921,271

    Domestic box office: $216,391,482

    International box office: $530,529,789

    Year released: 2012

    Produced by Dreamworks Animation, the third installment of the "Madagascar" series sees Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith returning to their roles as 3D-animated animals. This time, the New York animals must travel to Europe to finish some unresolved business and end up hiding out in a traveling circus.

  • #91. X-Men: Days of Future Past
    11/ Marvel Entertainment

    #91. X-Men: Days of Future Past

    Worldwide box office: $747,862,775

    Domestic box office: $233,921,534

    International box office: $513,941,241

    Year released: 2014

    Wolverine must travel to the past to change the future in this film from the “X-Men” series. Hugh Jackman returns to play the famous mutant, and is joined by James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence and Halle Berry. The movie received an 8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #90. Shrek Forever After
    12/ DreamWorks Animation

    #90. Shrek Forever After

    Worldwide box office: $756,244,673

    Domestic box office: $238,736,787

    International box office: $517,507,886

    Year released: 2010

    “Shrek Forever After” continues the story of Shrek, who is feeling too domesticated in his new life. Longing to be a true Ogre again, Shrek mistakenly signs a contract with the devious Rumpelstiltskin and must fight to get his old life and love back. Mike Myers returns to play the leading role in this series.

  • #89. The Amazing Spider-Man
    13/ Marvel Entertainment

    #89. The Amazing Spider-Man

    Worldwide box office: $757,890,267

    Domestic box office: $262,030,663

    International box office: $495,859,604

    Year released: 2012

    Andrew Garfield stars in this 2012 reboot of the “Spider-Man” series. This time, Peter Parker is in search of his missing parents, which means coming face-to-face with the villain the Lizard. The movie received 7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #88. Maleficent
    14/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #88. Maleficent

    Worldwide box office: $758,536,735

    Domestic box office: $241,407,328

    International box office: $517,129,407

    Year released: 2014

    “Maleficent” tells the story of the fall of a beautiful princess, played by Angelina Jolie. The fallen princess will be the antagonizing character in the fairytale “Sleeping Beauty.” The film received 50% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #87. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
    15/ Lionsgate

    #87. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    Worldwide box office: $766,652,288

    Domestic box office: $337,135,885

    International box office: $429,516,403

    Year released: 2014

    Jennifer Lawrence returns in the leading role of Katniss for this 2014 addition to the "Hunger Games" series. Katniss must continue to fight for her home, despite losing friends who have turned to the darker forces ruling the land.

  • #86. The Da Vinci Code
    16/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #86. The Da Vinci Code

    Worldwide box office: $767,820,459

    Domestic box office: $217,536,138

    International box office: $550,284,321

    Year released: 2006

    Tom Hanks stars as symbologist Robert Langdon, who is investigating a series of murders tied to the Roman Catholic Church. Langdon soon uncovers a two-thousand-year-old Christian conspiracy. The movie is based on the book of the same name by Dan Brown.

  • #85. Guardians of the Galaxy
    17/ Marvel Studios

    #85. Guardians of the Galaxy

    Worldwide box office: $771,051,335

    Domestic box office: $333,172,112

    International box office: $437,879,223

    Year released: 2014

    The 2014 film “Guardians of the Galaxy” brought the popular Marvel comic series to the big screen. Chris Pratt stars in the leading role as Peter Quill, a space adventurer who steals something he shouldn’t have. The characters of “Guardians of the Galaxy” have been featured in other Marvel movies.

  • #84. Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope
    18/ Lucasfilm

    #84. Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope

    Worldwide box office: $786,598,007

    Domestic box office: $460,998,007

    International box office: $325,600,000

    Year released: 1977

    Luke Skywalker and Han Solo team up to save Princess Leia from the Imperial Forces in this 1977 film from the “Star Wars” series. The movie sees the return of the famous cast, including Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and James Earl Jones.

  • #83. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    19/ Paramount Pictures

    #83. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Worldwide box office: $786,635,413

    Domestic box office: $317,101,119

    International box office: $469,534,294

    Year released: 2008

    Harrison Ford returns as the archaeologist Indiana Jones in this 2008 reboot of the series. This time, Jones travels to Peru to find of the powerful Crystal Skull of Akator before the Soviets can get their hands on it. Ford is joined by Shia LaBeouf and Cate Blanchett  

  • #82. 2012
    20/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #82. 2012

    Worldwide box office: $788,408,539

    Domestic box office: $166,112,167

    International box office: $622,296,372

    Year released: 2009

    Earth has an expiration date — that’s the theme of the film “2012,” a blockbuster of destruction. John Cusack stars as a father trying to save his family as the world is ravaged by natural disasters in what could be the end of the planet. The movie received a 5.8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #81. Fast and Furious 6
    21/ Universal Pictures

    #81. Fast and Furious 6

    Worldwide box office: $789,300,444

    Domestic box office: $238,679,850

    International box office: $550,620,594

    Year released: 2013

    The sixth installment of the “Fast and Furious” series continues the story of fugitive car racers in this 2013 film. Vin Diesel returns as Dom, who is tasked with hunting down a group of mercenary drivers in exchange for pardons for his crew.

  • #80. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
    22/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #80. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

    Worldwide box office: $790,094,284

    Domestic box office: $172,558,876

    International box office: $617,535,408

    Year released: 2017

    “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” sees Johnny Depp return as clumsy adventurer Captain Jack Sparrow on a race to find the Trident of Poseidon in order to stop a group of enemies. The film received 30% on Rotten Tomatoes.  

  • #79. ET: The Extra-Terrestrial
    23/ Universal Pictures

    #79. ET: The Extra-Terrestrial

    Worldwide box office: $792,965,326

    Domestic box office: $435,110,554

    International box office: $357,854,772

    Year released: 1982

    An alien stranded on earth becomes friends with a young boy who decides to help the newcomer return home. To do so, the two must thwart parents, the community and the government. Fun fact: the movie was inspired by a Neil Diamond song.

  • #78. Spider-Man 2
    24/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #78. Spider-Man 2

    Worldwide box office: $795,110,670

    Domestic box office: $373,524,485

    International box office: $421,586,185

    Year released: 2004

    Tobey Maguire returns as Peter Parker in this "Spider-Man" sequel. Dr. Octopus is terrorizing the city, including Parker’s beloved Aunt May, and Spider-Man must stop him and win back the love of his sweetheart.

  • #77. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    25/ Warner Bros.

    #77. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Worldwide box office: $796,688,549

    Domestic box office: $249,538,952

    International box office: $547,149,597

    Year released: 2004

    In his third year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter must fight against the escaped prisoner Sirius Black. The movie received a 7.9 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #76. Coco
    26/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #76. Coco

    Worldwide box office: $800,102,441

    Domestic box office: $209,726,015

    International box office: $590,376,426

    Year released: 2017

    A boy named Miguel dreams of becoming a musician, despite his parents’ insistence that he take over the family's shoe business. Miguel’s longing takes him to the Land of the Dead, where he uncovers a startling family history. The computer-animated film was produced by Pixar for Disney.

  • #75. Deadpool
    27/ Marvel Entertainment

    #75. Deadpool

    Worldwide box office: $801,029,249

    Domestic box office: $363,070,709

    International box office: $437,958,540

    Year released: 2016

    Ryan Reynolds stars in this adaption of the "Deadpool" comic book series, playing a foul-mouthed mutant mercenary. Deadpool is bent on hunting down the man who disfigured his body and ruined his life. To do so he must team up with members of the X-Men.

  • #74. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    28/ Warner Bros.

    #74. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    Worldwide box office: $802,442,198

    Domestic box office: $234,037,575

    International box office: $568,404,623

    Year released: 2016

    A prequel to the “Harry Potter” series,“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” tells the story of adventurer Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) who captures magical beasts. When an acquaintance of Scamander’s accidentally releases some of the beasts from their protective case, Scamander must do his best to stop them. 

  • #73. Shrek the Third
    29/ DreamWorks Animation

    #73. Shrek the Third

    Worldwide box office: $807,330,936

    Domestic box office: $322,719,944

    International box office: $484,610,992

    Year released: 2007

    The 2007 movie "Shrek the Third" continues the tale of Shrek, who this time becomes ruler of Far Far Away, a role he does not want. Shrek must find a suitable ruler to take his place, undertaking a cross-country expedition with his friends. Cameron Diaz, Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy return to their roles.

  • #72. Independence Day
    30/ Twentieth Century Fox

    #72. Independence Day

    Worldwide box office: $817,400,878

    Domestic box office: $306,169,255

    International box office: $511,231,623

    Year released: 1996

    Alien forces arrives on earth to destroy it during America’s Fourth of July weekend. Will Smith stars as a Marine captain leading the charge to save the world.

  • #71. Wonder Woman
    31/ Warner Bros.

    #71. Wonder Woman

    Worldwide box office: $821,496,985

    Domestic box office: $412,563,408

    International box office: $408,933,577

    Year released: 2017

    Based on the comic book series, "Wonder Woman" stars Gal Gadot as Diana, princess of the Amazons. Diana leaves her home to save humankind from destruction during World War I.

  • #70. Spider-Man
    32/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #70. Spider-Man

    Worldwide box office: $821,706,375

    Domestic box office: $403,706,375

    International box office: $418,000,000

    Year released: 2002

    Peter Parker discovers his superhero powers in this 2002 adaption of the comic book series. Tobey Maguire stars as Spider-Man in a battle against Norman Osborn, played by Willem Dafoe. The movie received 7.3 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #69. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2
    33/ Summit Entertainment

    #69. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

    Worldwide box office: $829,724,737

    Domestic box office: $292,324,737

    International box office: $537,400,000

    Year released: 2012

    Part of the book series adaption, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2” sees the return of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in the tale vampire love. This time, Bella is a vampire herself and the mother of a very special newborn. The film received a 5.5 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #68. Inception
    34/ Warner Bros.

    #68. Inception

    Worldwide box office: $832,402,082

    Domestic box office: $292,576,195

    International box office: $539,825,887

    Year released: 2010

    “Inception” is the story of a thief with the power to enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets. The tables are turned on the thief when he is tasked with placing an idea in someone’s mind. The movie is controversial for its much-debated ending.

  • #67. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
    35/ DreamWorks

    #67. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    Worldwide box office: $836,519,699

    Domestic box office: $402,111,870

    International box office: $434,407,829

    Year released: 2009

    The Transformers are back for another epic battle in this 2009 sequel. Shia Labeouf and Megan Fox return to their roles and must work with the Transformers in another battle against the evil Decepticon. The movie received a 19% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #66. Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith
    36/ Lucasfilm

    #66. Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith

    Worldwide box office: $848,998,877

    Domestic box office: $380,270,577

    International box office: $468,728,300

    Year released: 2005

    “Star Wars Ep. III - Revenge of the Sith” continues the story of Anakin Skywalker’s descent to the Dark Side. This was the final movie in the second trilogy in the Star Wars series. Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen all starred in the film.

  • #65. Thor: Ragnarok
    37/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #65. Thor: Ragnarok

    Worldwide box office: $850,650,283

    Domestic box office: $315,058,289

    International box office: $535,591,994

    Year released: 2017

    Thor is trapped in a distant kingdom, where he must fight as a gladiator for survival. To win his freedom and return to save his own kingdom, Thor must fight his ally The Hulk. Chris Hemsworth returns to play Thor, as does Tom Hiddleston to play Thor’s foil Loki.

  • #64. Inside Out
    38/ Pixar Animation Studios

    #64. Inside Out

    Worldwide box office: $857,720,660

    Domestic box office: $356,461,711

    International box office: $501,258,949

    Year released: 2015

    The animated movie “Inside Out” is a tale of an 11-year-old Midwestern girl who moves to San Francisco and must find peace with her mixed emotions. The movie has been credited with helping children better express their feelings.

  • #63. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
    39/ Twentieth Century Fox Animation

    #63. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

    Worldwide box office: $859,701,857

    Domestic box office: $196,573,705

    International box office: $663,128,152

    Year released: 2009

    Sid, Manny and Diego return in this prehistoric adventure series. The 2009 animated film takes the gang to an underground world in order to rescue their friend.

  • #62. Wolf Warrior 2
    40/ Beijing Dongfang International Cultural Communications Company

    #62. Wolf Warrior 2

    Worldwide box office: $861,434,171

    Domestic box office: $2,721,100

    International box office: $858,713,071

    Year released: 2017

    This action adventure sequel tells the story of China’s top secret agent, who settled into retirement only to be brought back into action to save his community. The movie stars Wu Jing.

  • #61. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    41/ Marvel Studios

    #61. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Worldwide box office: $862,888,462

    Domestic box office: $389,813,101

    International box office: $473,075,361

    Year released: 2017

    Chris Pratt returns to play Peter Quill in this action sequel. This time, Quill’s gang must protect batteries from an alien race who wants them for the wrong reasons. In doing so, Quill learns about his long-lost parents. The film received a 7.7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #60. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    42/ Lionsgate

    #60. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    Worldwide box office: $864,868,047

    Domestic box office: $424,668,047

    International box office: $440,200,000

    Year released: 2013

    Katniss’ victory in the Hunger Games is short-lived when she learns she must embark on another dangerous adventure in this 2013 sequel. Jennifer Lawrence stars again as Katniss.

  • #59. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    43/ Warner Bros.

    #59. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Worldwide box office: $868,160,194

    Domestic box office: $330,360,194

    International box office: $537,800,000

    Year released: 2016

    Batman is on a path to hunt and kill Superman, who Batman feels is a threat to society. Their battle is a test of the will of both superheroes in this 2016 blockbuster starring Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck. The movie received a 27% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #58. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    44/ Warner Bros.

    #58. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Worldwide box office: $878,979,634

    Domestic box office: $261,987,880

    International box office: $616,991,754

    Year released: 2002

    The second film in the wildly popular Harry Potter series stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint as they try to uncover one of Hogwarts' many hidden secrets. The movie received a 7.4 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #57. Spectre
    45/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #57. Spectre

    Worldwide box office: $879,620,923

    Domestic box office: $200,074,175

    International box office: $679,546,748

    Year released: 2015

    Daniel Craig returns to play the iconic role of James Bond in “Spectre.” The 2015 film takes Bond to Mexico City to uncover a secret criminal organization. The film received a 6.8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #56. Ice Age: Continental Drift
    46/ Twentieth Century Fox Animation

    #56. Ice Age: Continental Drift

    Worldwide box office: $879,765,137

    Domestic box office: $161,321,843

    International box office: $718,443,294

    Year released: 2012

    Manny, Sid and Diego are separated from their friends by a continental drift in this 2012 film. The film received a 38% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #55. Spider-Man: Homecoming
    47/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #55. Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Worldwide box office: $880,070,886

    Domestic box office: $334,201,140

    International box office: $545,869,746

    Year released: 2017

    Tom Holland stars as the web-slinger in this 2017 Spider-Man reboot. This time, Spider-Man must learn from Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, in a fight against the super-villain Vulture, played by Michael Keaton.

  • #54. The Secret Life of Pets
    48/ Universal Pictures

    #54. The Secret Life of Pets

    Worldwide box office: $886,779,788

    Domestic box office: $368,384,330

    International box office: $518,395,458

    Year released: 2016

    New York City pets go off on an unlikely adventure that turns foes to friends as they team up to escape from the pound. The animated film features Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Louis C.K. and Eric Stonestreet.

  • #53. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    49/ New Line Cinema

    #53. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    Worldwide box office: $887,210,985

    Domestic box office: $315,544,750

    International box office: $571,666,235

    Year released: 2001

    The first in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “The Fellowship of the Ring,” sets the stage for Frodo Baggins' adventure to return a magic ring to its rightful place. Meanwhile, evil forces are seeking to use the ring for their own ends. The movie is an adaption of the celebrated book series by J.R.R. Tolkien.

  • #52. Spider-Man 3
    50/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #52. Spider-Man 3

    Worldwide box office: $894,860,230

    Domestic box office: $336,530,303

    International box office: $558,329,927

    Year released: 2007

    In the final movie of the Tobey Maguire “Spider-Man” trilogy, Peter Parker must fight the formidable enemies Sandman and Venom. The movie received a 6.2 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #51. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    51/ Warner Bros.

    #51. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Worldwide box office: $896,911,078

    Domestic box office: $290,013,036

    International box office: $606,898,042

    Year released: 2005

    Daniel Radcliffe returns to play the young wizard in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.” The 2005 film tells the story of a magic competition that pits Hogwarts against other wizardry schools.

  • #50. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    52/ New Line Cinema

    #50. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Worldwide box office: $934,699,645

    Domestic box office: $342,548,984

    International box office: $592,150,661

    Year released: 2002

    The second installment of the "Lord of the Rings" series continues the story of Frodo in his quest to return the ring and save his homeland. The 2002 movie won an Academy Award for Best Picture.

  • #49. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    53/ Warner Bros.

    #49. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Worldwide box office: $935,083,686

    Domestic box office: $301,959,197

    International box office: $633,124,489

    Year released: 2009

    Harry’s world is under attack by Death Eaters in this 2009 film. To save both the wizard and human worlds, Harry must team up again with Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. The film received 7.6 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #48. Finding Nemo
    54/ Pixar Animation Studios

    #48. Finding Nemo

    Worldwide box office: $936,429,370

    Domestic box office: $380,529,370

    International box office: $555,900,000

    Year released: 2003

    The animated film “Finding Nemo” tells the story of a clownfish father named Marlin who teams up with a blue reef fish to find his missing son, Nemo. The characters of the film are voiced by Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres.

  • #47. Shrek 2
    55/ DreamWorks

    #47. Shrek 2

    Worldwide box office: $937,008,132

    Domestic box office: $441,226,247

    International box office: $495,781,885

    Year released: 2004

    Shrek goes on an adventure with his new wife, Princess Fiona, to visit her parents, who did not expect their daughter to marry an Ogre. Mike Myers voices Shrek, while Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz return as Donkey and Fiona.

  • #46. Incredibles 2
    56/ Pixar Animation Studios

    #46. Incredibles 2

    Worldwide box office: $940,677,345

    Domestic box office: $557,710,503

    International box office: $382,966,842

    Year released: 2018

    The sequel to the popular 2004 hero movie, "Incredibles 2" continues the story of the crime-fighting family, who this time must return from domestic life to stop a super-villain. The movie received a 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #45. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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    #45. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Worldwide box office: $942,943,935

    Domestic box office: $292,004,738

    International box office: $650,939,197

    Year released: 2007

    The fifth installment in the “Harry Potter” series has Harry creating a team of wizards to defend Hogwarts against evil. The film received a 7.5 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #44. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
    58/ New Line Cinema

    #44. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    Worldwide box office: $955,119,788

    Domestic box office: $255,119,788

    International box office: $700,000,000

    Year released: 2014

    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is the third movie in “The Hobbit” series. In this adventure, Bilbo Baggins must defend his homeland from a rising tide of evil. The film received a 7.4 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #43. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
    59/ Warner Bros.

    #43. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

    Worldwide box office: $960,283,305

    Domestic box office: $295,983,305

    International box office: $664,300,000

    Year released: 2010

    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I” sends Harry, Hermione and Ron on an adventure to break the spell responsible for Voldemort’s immortality. The film received a 7.7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #42. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
    60/ New Line Cinema

    #42. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    Worldwide box office: $960,366,855

    Domestic box office: $258,366,855

    International box office: $702,000,000

    Year released: 2013

    Bilbo Baggins returns to his journey, this time to battle the dragon Smaug. The computer-animated Smaug is voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • #41. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
    61/ Columbia Pictures

    #41. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

    Worldwide box office: $962,159,119

    Domestic box office: $404,508,916

    International box office: $557,650,203

    Year released: 2017

    Starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is a new take on the classic movie. This time, Jumanji is a video game four people are trapped playing. The movie received a 7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #40. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
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    #40. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

    Worldwide box office: $963,420,425

    Domestic box office: $309,420,425

    International box office: $654,000,000

    Year released: 2007

    The third movie in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series sees the return of stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. This time, the trio must sail off the edge of the map to stop the notorious pirate Davy Jones.

  • #39. The Jungle Book
    63/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #39. The Jungle Book

    Worldwide box office: $963,819,542

    Domestic box office: $364,001,123

    International box office: $599,818,419

    Year released: 2016

    “The Jungle Book” tells the story of Mowgli, a boy raised in the jungle but cast out when a tiger sees the child as a threat. The computer-generated characters of the film are voiced by Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Bill Murray and Ben Kingsley.

  • #38. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
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    #38. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

    Worldwide box office: $974,755,371

    Domestic box office: $317,575,550

    International box office: $657,179,821

    Year released: 2001

    The first film of the “Harry Potter” series, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” is the origin story of orphan Harry, who learns he is actually a wizard. The film received a 7.6 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #37. Despicable Me 2
    65/ Universal Pictures

    #37. Despicable Me 2

    Worldwide box office: $975,216,835

    Domestic box office: $368,065,385

    International box office: $607,151,450

    Year released: 2013

    The computer-animated "Despicable Me 2" continues the story of Gru. This time, the former super-villain must leave his role as a father to stop a new villain. Steve Carell again voices Gru in this 2013 film.

  • #36. The Lion King
    66/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #36. The Lion King

    Worldwide box office: $986,418,360

    Domestic box office: $421,785,283

    International box office: $564,633,077

    Year released: 1994

    The 1994 Disney movie "The Lion King" is the story of young lion Simba, who must stop his evil uncle from taking over the kingdom. The movie is currently being remade.

  • #35. The Dark Knight
    67/ Warner Bros.

    #35. The Dark Knight

    Worldwide box office: $1,001,620,618

    Domestic box office: $533,345,358

    International box office: $468,275,260

    Year released: 2008

    Christian Bale returns to play Batman in the second installment of the "Batman" trilogy. This time, Batman must stop The Joker from ripping Gotham apart with a plan that tests the hero’s morality. The movie is famous for Heath Ledger’s chilling portrayal of The Joker.

  • #34. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
    68/ New Line Cinema

    #34. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    Worldwide box office: $1,017,003,568

    Domestic box office: $303,003,568

    International box office: $714,000,000

    Year released: 2012

    “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is the first in "The Hobbit" film series. Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit recruited to help fight for a kingdom. The movie received a 7.9 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #33. Zootopia
    69/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #33. Zootopia

    Worldwide box office: $1,019,706,594

    Domestic box office: $341,268,248

    International box office: $678,438,346

    Year released: 2016

    Zootopia takes place in an animal metropolis, and tells the story of a rabbit joining the local police force. Voice actors in the film include Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman and Shakira.

  • #32. Finding Dory
    70/ Pixar Animation Studios

    #32. Finding Dory

    Worldwide box office: $1,021,405,367

    Domestic box office: $486,295,561

    International box office: $535,109,806

    Year released: 2016

    The 2016 sequel to Finding Nemo  "Finding Dory," follows the blue reef fish Dory on a quest to find her parents. Ellen DeGeneres returns to voice Dory, while Albert Brooks voices Dory’s friend Marlin.

  • #31. Alice in Wonderland
    71/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #31. Alice in Wonderland

    Worldwide box office: $1,025,491,110

    Domestic box office: $334,191,110

    International box office: $691,300,000

    Year released: 2010

    Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp star in this adaption of the famous Lewis Carroll book. Alice goes to Underland in an adventure to stop the vicious Red Queen. The film received a 6.5 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #30. Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace
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    #30. Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace

    Worldwide box office: $1,027,044,677

    Domestic box office: $474,544,677

    International box office: $552,500,000

    Year released: 1999

    “Star Wars Ep. I - The Phantom Menace” is the first of the second trilogy of “Star Wars” movies. Two Jedis find Anakin Skywalker, who they believe could be the key to winning a long-fought battle against the galaxy’s forces of evil. The movie received a 6.5 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #29. Despicable Me 3
    73/ Illumination Entertainment

    #29. Despicable Me 3

    Worldwide box office: $1,034,530,156

    Domestic box office: $264,624,300

    International box office: $769,905,856

    Year released: 2017

    Former villain Gru travels to find his long-lost brother in the third installment of the "Despicable Me" series. Steve Carell returns to voice Gru.

  • #28. Jurassic Park
    74/ Universal Pictures

    #28. Jurassic Park

    Worldwide box office: $1,038,812,584

    Domestic box office: $395,708,305

    International box office: $643,104,279

    Year released: 1993

    Scientists discover a way to clone dinosaurs, but their theme park turns disastrous and visitors must flee for survival. The 1993 film is based on the book by Michael Crichton and stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum.

  • #27. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    75/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #27. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

    Worldwide box office: $1,045,663,875

    Domestic box office: $241,063,875

    International box office: $804,600,000

    Year released: 2011

    Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz star in the fourth installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series. In this film, Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the Fountain of Youth. The film received a 32% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #26. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    76/ Lucasfilm

    #26. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Worldwide box office: $1,050,988,488

    Domestic box office: $532,177,324

    International box office: $518,811,164

    Year released: 2016

    Jyn, the fearless daughter of an engineer, sets out to find her father and stop the construction of the Death Star. The story relates to the “Star Wars” series, despite not including iconic elements of the original films. The movie received a 7.8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #25. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
    77/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #25. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

    Worldwide box office: $1,066,215,812

    Domestic box office: $423,315,812

    International box office: $642,900,000

    Year released: 2006

    Captain Jack Sparrow is on the run from Davy Jones in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest". Sparrow is again joined by friends Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, played by Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.

  • #24. Toy Story 3
    78/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #24. Toy Story 3

    Worldwide box office: $1,069,666,004

    Domestic box office: $415,004,880

    International box office: $654,661,124

    Year released: 2010

    Produced by Pixar for Disney, the third "Toy Story" movie sends the beloved toys to a daycare facility. Led by Woody and Buzz Lightyear, the toys must hatch a plan to make it out. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen return to voice the main characters of the computer-animated movie.

  • #23. The Dark Knight Rises
    79/ Warner Bros.

    #23. The Dark Knight Rises

    Worldwide box office: $1,084,439,099

    Domestic box office: $448,139,099

    International box office: $636,300,000

    Year released: 2012

    “The Dark Knight Rises” is the final movie of the “Batman” trilogy starring Christian Bale. In this adventure, Batman must overcome his own imprisonment and save Gotham from Bane, played by Tom Hardy. The film received an 8.4 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #22. Transformers: Age of Extinction
    80/ Paramount Pictures

    #22. Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Worldwide box office: $1,104,039,076

    Domestic box office: $245,439,076

    International box office: $858,600,000

    Year released: 2014

    Mark Wahlberg takes over the principal role in this 2014 "Transformers" film. Wahlberg teams up with Optimus Prime and the Autobots to fight a new force of evil threatening the planet. The film received an 18% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #21. Skyfall
    81/ Columbia Pictures Corporation

    #21. Skyfall

    Worldwide box office: $1,110,526,981

    Domestic box office: $304,360,277

    International box office: $806,166,704

    Year released: 2012

    James Bond and his spy agency MI6 is compromised in 2012 Bond Thriller "Skyfall." Daniel Craig stars as Bond, alongside Naomie Harris and Bérénice Marlohe.

  • #20. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    82/ Paramount Pictures

    #20. Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Worldwide box office: $1,123,790,543

    Domestic box office: $352,390,543

    International box office: $771,400,000

    Year released: 2011

    Optimus Prime resurrects an old Autobot leader to help in a fight against the Decepticons in this 2011 “Transformers” movie. Shia Labeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley star in the film, which received a 6.3 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #19. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
    83/ New Line Cinema

    #19. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    Worldwide box office: $1,141,403,341

    Domestic box office: $377,845,905

    International box office: $763,557,436

    Year released: 2003

    The final movie of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy features the Fellowship’s final steps in returning the ring to its true home. The movie follows the books of J.R.R. Tolkien, and received an 8.9 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #18. Captain America: Civil War
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    #18. Captain America: Civil War

    Worldwide box office: $1,153,304,495

    Domestic box office: $408,084,349

    International box office: $745,220,146

    Year released: 2016

    Captain America and Iron Man feud for control of the Avengers, culminating in an all-out battle. Spider-Man, Thor and Black Panther make appearances in the film, which received a 7.8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #17. Minions
    85/ Universal Pictures

    #17. Minions

    Worldwide box office: $1,167,245,366

    Domestic box office: $336,045,770

    International box office: $831,199,596

    Year released: 2015

    The 2015 spin-off movie from "Despicable Me," “Minions,” follows the story of three minions in search of a super-villain in need of help. Their journey takes them to Scarlet Overkill, voiced by Sandra Bullock.

  • #16. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
    86/ Legendary Entertainment

    #16. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Worldwide box office: $1,196,772,113

    Domestic box office: $384,164,925

    International box office: $812,607,188

    Year released: 2018

    When a volcano threatens to destroy the island, two people return to Jurassic World to save the remaining dinosaurs. However, they find a new, more deadly breed of dinosaur waiting for them. The film stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

  • #15. Iron Man 3
    87/ Marvel Studios

    #15. Iron Man 3

    Worldwide box office: $1,215,392,272

    Domestic box office: $408,992,272

    International box office: $806,400,000

    Year released: 2013

    The third “Iron Man” adventure forces Tony Stark to rely less on his special suit and more on his natural abilities to save his life, his love and the world. Robert Downey Jr. returns as Tony Stark, alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, in this 2013 film that received an 80% on Rotten Tomatoes.

  • #14. The Fate of the Furious
    88/ Universal Pictures

    #14. The Fate of the Furious

    Worldwide box office: $1,234,978,590

    Domestic box office: $225,764,765

    International box office: $1,009,213,825

    Year released: 2017

    The eighth installment of the “Fast and the Furious” series has Dom (Vin Diesel) betray his former crew because of a mysterious new woman. The rest of the drivers must figure out why, while they run for their safety. The movie received a 6.7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #13. Beauty and the Beast
    89/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #13. Beauty and the Beast

    Worldwide box office: $1,261,139,630

    Domestic box office: $504,014,165

    International box office: $757,125,465

    Year released: 2017

    The 2017 remake of the classic Disney film stars Emma Watson as Belle, the daughter of a clockmaker. She takes her father’s place in a mysterious castle prison and learns the secret of the Beast, who is doomed to remain in the castle unless he can find true love. The movie used computer-generated imaging to make the iconic Beast come to life.

  • #12. Frozen
    90/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #12. Frozen

    Worldwide box office: $1,274,234,980

    Domestic box office: $400,738,009

    International box office: $873,496,971

    Year released: 2013

    When a snow queen accidentally turns the kingdom into perpetual winter, her sister teams up with a mountaineer to bring warmth back to the land. This Disney movie received a 7.5 out of 10 on IMDb and is known for its famous song, “Let It Go.”

  • #11. Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
    91/ Walt Disney Pictures

    #11. Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi

    Worldwide box office: $1,318,092,040

    Domestic box office: $620,181,382

    International box office: $697,910,658

    Year released: 2017

    A young woman with strong powers trains with Luke Skywalker while the Dark Side launches another attack on the Resistance forces. The 2017 “Star Wars” movie received a 7.3 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
    92/ Warner Bros.

    #10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

    Worldwide box office: $1,341,511,219

    Domestic box office: $381,011,219

    International box office: $960,500,000

    Year released: 2011

    “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” continues Harry, Hermione and Ron’s adventure to undermine Voldemort’s immortality. The film received an 8.1 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #9. Black Panther
    93/ Marvel Studios

    #9. Black Panther

    Worldwide box office: $1,346,944,000

    Domestic box office: $699,932,307

    International box office: $647,011,693

    Year released: 2018

    Newly crowned king of Wakanda, T’Challa, is faced with a deadly new power threatening his people. As Black Panther, he is forced to risk it all to protect his home. The movie received a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes and had the biggest opening in history for a solo-superhero movie.

  • #8. Avengers: Age of Ultron
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    #8. Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Worldwide box office: $1,408,218,722

    Domestic box office: $459,005,868

    International box office: $949,212,854

    Year released: 2015

    When Tony Stark’s peacekeeping idea fails, the Avengers must come together to battle a new foe. The 2015 movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson.

  • #7. Furious 7
    95/ Universal Pictures

    #7. Furious 7

    Worldwide box office: $1,518,722,794

    Domestic box office: $353,007,020

    International box office: $1,165,715,774

    Year released: 2015

    “The Fast and the Furious” drivers return for the seventh installment of the film series. This time, they come back from retirement when the brother of a former foe becomes bent on revenge. The 2015 film received a 7.2 out of 10 on IMDb and was notable for the way the cast and crew finished the movie, despite the sudden death of actor Paul Walker during filming.

  • #6. The Avengers
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    #6. The Avengers

    Worldwide box office: $1,519,479,547

    Domestic box office: $623,279,547

    International box office: $896,200,000

    Year released: 2012

    Superheroes from across the universe must team up to stop an alien invasion bent on enslaving the human race in this 2012 superhero movie. Many of the actors and actresses starred in their own individual superhero movies, such as Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth.

  • #5. Jurassic World
    97/ Universal Pictures

    #5. Jurassic World

    Worldwide box office: $1,671,713,208

    Domestic box office: $652,270,625

    International box office: $1,019,442,583

    Year released: 2015

    Chris Pratt stars as Owen, an animal expert who must save tourists at the Jurassic theme park when a genetically modified dinosaur begins terrorizing the island. This was the first in a reboot of the 1990s “Jurassic” series, and received a 7 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #4. Avengers: Infinity War
    98/ Marvel Studios

    #4. Avengers: Infinity War

    Worldwide box office: $2,018,792,397

    Domestic box office: $676,858,988

    International box office: $1,341,933,409

    Year released: 2018

    When the evil Thanos arrives to reshape the universe, the Avengers must team up with characters throughout the Marvel comic book world to fight back. Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, and Chris Evans all star.

  • #3. Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens
    99/ Lucasfilm

    #3. Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens

    Worldwide box office: $2,058,662,225

    Domestic box office: $936,662,225

    International box office: $1,122,000,000

    Year released: 2015

    Mark Hamill returns in his star role as Luke Skywalker to fight a new force of evil in the galaxy 30 years after defeating Darth Vader. However, Skywalker must team up with a new generation of fighters to have a chance. The 2015 film received an 8 out of 10 on IMDb.

  • #2. Titanic
    100/ Twentieth Century Fox

    #2. Titanic

    Worldwide box office: $2,208,208,395

    Domestic box office: $659,363,944

    International box office: $1,548,844,451

    Year released: 1997

    A poor young man falls in love with an aristocrat aboard the RMS Titanic. Their fight for survival on the sinking ship follows their love story in this 1997 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

  • #1. Avatar
    101/ Twentieth Century Fox

    #1. Avatar

    Worldwide box office: $2,776,345,279

    Domestic box office: $760,507,625

    International box office: $2,015,837,654

    Year released: 2009

    A human living in an alien world through a hybrid being, called an Avatar, turns against his former comrades to protect the world of Pandora from invasion. The 2009 film used advanced 3D technology to create the mesmerizing scenes. James Cameron directed “Avatar” as well as “Titanic.”

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