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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

All Time Highest Grossing Movies Worldwide

The chart below contains figures for all movies to make over $250 million globally.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

  Year Released Title Worldwide Box Office
1 2009 Avatar $2,783,918,982
2 1997 Titanic $2,185,672,302
3 2012 Marvel's The Avengers $1,514,279,547
4 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $1,328,111,219
5 2013 Frozen $1,267,837,000
6 2013 Iron Man 3 $1,212,692,272
7 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $1,141,408,667
8 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $1,123,794,076
9 2012 Skyfall $1,108,694,081
10 2012 The Dark Knight Rises $1,079,343,943
11 2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $1,065,353,989
12 2010 Toy Story 3 $1,063,759,456
13 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $1,060,615,812
14 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $1,043,663,875
15 1993 Jurassic Park $1,035,646,977
16 2010 Alice in Wonderland $1,024,391,110
17 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $1,014,703,568
18 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $1,007,044,677
19 2008 The Dark Knight $1,002,891,358
20 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $974,755,371
21 2013 Despicable Me 2 $970,377,487
22 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $960,996,492
23 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I $956,399,711
24 1994 The Lion King $952,880,140
25 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug $950,466,855
26 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $942,943,935
27 2004 Shrek 2 $937,008,132
28 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $934,416,487
29 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $927,048,984
30 2003 Finding Nemo $906,465,556
31 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $896,911,078
32 2007 Spider-Man 3 $890,875,303
33 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $887,217,688
34 2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,968,695
35 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift $879,765,137
36 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $878,979,634
37 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire $857,668,047
38 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $848,998,877
39 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $836,519,699
40 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 $832,660,037
41 2010 Inception $832,584,416
42 2002 Spider-Man $821,565,375
43 1996 Independence Day $817,400,878
44 2007 Shrek the Third $807,330,936
45 1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $797,900,000
46 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $796,688,549
47 1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $792,965,326
48 2013 Fast and Furious 6 $789,945,175
49 2009 2012 $788,408,539
50 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $786,686,679
51 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $786,558,145
52 2004 Spider-Man 2 $783,705,001
53 2006 The Da Vinci Code $767,820,459
54 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man $757,890,267
55 2010 Shrek Forever After $756,244,673
56 2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $748,806,957
57 2014 Maleficent $747,602,294
58 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted $746,921,271
59 2013 Monsters University $743,588,329
60 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past $743,165,600
61 2003 The Matrix Reloaded $738,576,929
62 2009 Up $731,542,621
63 2013 Gravity $716,392,705
64 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier $713,846,958
65 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 $709,938,657
66 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon $709,823,634
67 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $708,354,906
68 2007 Transformers $708,272,592
69 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse $699,590,681
70 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol $694,713,230
71 2012 The Hunger Games $684,510,692
72 1994 Forrest Gump $679,400,525
73 1999 The Sixth Sense $672,806,292
74 2013 Man of Steel $667,999,518
75 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $664,837,547
76 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $656,695,615
77 2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $651,899,282
78 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $634,954,103
79 2013 Thor: The Dark World $633,360,018
80 2004 The Incredibles $632,107,545
81 2008 Kung Fu Panda $631,910,531
82 2011 Fast Five $629,846,601
83 2007 Ratatouille $626,549,695
84 2012 Men in Black 3 $624,821,154
85 2008 Hancock $624,346,274
86 2010 Iron Man 2 $623,561,331
87 2004 The Passion of the Christ $622,420,667
88 2012 Life of Pi $607,987,022
89 2005 The War of the Worlds $606,836,535
90 2008 Mamma Mia! $602,500,560
91 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $599,516,844
92 2006 Casino Royale $596,365,000
93 2008 Quantum of Solace $591,692,078
94 1997 Men in Black $587,790,539
95 2010 Tangled $586,581,936
96 2011 The Hangover Part II $586,464,305
97 2007 I am Legend $585,410,052
98 2008 Iron Man $582,443,126
99 2006 Night at the Museum $574,480,841
100 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 $574,457,390
101 2013 The Croods $573,068,425
102 1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $572,700,000
103 2011 The Smurfs $563,066,551
104 2011 Cars 2 $560,155,383
105 2001 Monsters, Inc. $559,757,719
106 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes $557,352,522
107 2005 Madagascar $556,559,566
108 2004 The Day After Tomorrow $556,319,450
109 2011 Puss in Boots $554,987,477
110 2012 Brave $554,606,532
111 1998 Armageddon $554,600,000
112 2005 King Kong $550,517,357
113 2012 Ted $549,458,029
114 2000 Mission: Impossible 2 $546,209,889
115 2010 Despicable Me $543,495,033
116 2013 World War Z $539,559,711
117 2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $535,698,089
118 1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $534,171,960
119 2008 WALL-E $532,590,994
120 2007 The Simpsons Movie $527,071,022
121 1990 Ghost $517,600,000
122 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day $516,816,151
123 2004 Meet the Fockers $516,567,575
124 1999 Toy Story 2 $511,358,276
125 2014 Godzilla $508,164,806
126 1992 Aladdin $504,050,219
127 2009 Sherlock Holmes $498,438,212
128 1996 Twister $495,900,000
129 2010 How to Train Your Dragon $494,870,991
130 2014 Rio 2 $493,684,764
131 2010 Clash of the Titans $493,214,888
132 2001 Shrek $491,812,794
133 2009 Angels & Demons $490,875,846
134 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $489,570,996
135 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy $489,484,857
136 2011 Rio $487,519,809
137 1998 Saving Private Ryan $485,035,085
138 2004 Troy $484,161,265
139 2003 Bruce Almighty $483,473,962
140 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $482,860,185
141 2005 Mr. And Mrs. Smith $478,336,279
142 1990 Home Alone $476,684,675
143 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $474,459,076
144 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade $474,171,806
145 2012 Wreck-It Ralph $473,412,677
146 1975 Jaws $470,700,000
147 2009 The Hangover $469,553,471
148 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness $466,978,661
149 2006 Cars $461,667,967
150 1999 The Matrix $460,279,930
151 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $459,359,555
152 2014 The Lego Movie $457,784,718
153 1996 Mission: Impossible $457,697,994
154 2000 Gladiator $457,683,805
155 2007 National Treasure: The Book of Secrets $457,325,804
156 2003 The Last Samurai $456,810,575
157 2007 300 $454,161,935
158 1991 Beauty and the Beast $451,421,625
159 2001 Ocean's Eleven $450,728,529
160 2011 Thor $449,326,618
161 2001 Pearl Harbor $449,239,855
162 1999 Tarzan $448,191,819
163 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $443,483,213
164 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum $442,161,562
165 2012 Les Miserables $442,037,161
166 2002 Men in Black 2 $441,767,803
167 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire $441,286,003
168 2001 The Mummy Returns $435,040,395
169 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines $433,058,296
170 1990 Pretty Woman $432,645,872
171 2002 Die Another Day $431,942,139
172 2010 The King’s Speech $430,821,166
173 2000 Cast Away $427,230,516
174 2012 Les Intouchables $426,480,871
175 2012 Django Unchained $425,373,688
176 2003 The Matrix Revolutions $424,259,759
177 1990 Dances with Wolves $424,200,000
178 2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $419,490,286
179 2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader $418,186,950
180 2013 The Wolverine $416,456,852
181 1999 The Mummy $416,385,488
182 2008 Sex and the City $415,247,258
183 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian $413,054,631
184 1988 Rain Man $412,800,000
185 1989 Batman $411,348,924
186 2013 Pacific Rim $411,002,906
187 1992 The Bodyguard $410,900,000
188 2002 Signs $408,265,690
189 2003 X2 $407,711,549
190 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $405,760,225
191 1973 The Exorcist $402,735,134
192 2012 Snow White and the Huntsman $400,925,326
193 2012 Prometheus $399,005,706
194 2008 Twilight $397,923,934
195 2010 Tron: Legacy $397,562,763
196 2006 Mission: Impossible III $397,501,348
197 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street $391,976,723
198 2006 Superman Returns $390,874,000
199 1939 Gone with the Wind $390,525,192
200 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves $390,500,000
201 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark $389,925,971
202 1978 Grease $387,513,770
203 2002 Ice Age $386,116,343
204 2009 Star Trek $385,680,446
205 2006 Happy Feet $385,000,317
206 2008 Slumdog Millionaire $384,519,665
207 1985 Back to the Future $383,874,862
208 2007 Live Free or Die Hard $383,531,464
209 2009 Monsters vs. Aliens $381,687,380
210 2012 Taken 2 $377,807,404
211 1998 Godzilla $376,000,000
212 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine $374,825,760
213 2011 The Adventures of Tintin $373,993,951
214 2005 Batman Begins $373,298,774
215 2007 His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass $372,234,864
216 2000 What Women Want $372,100,000
217 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation $371,923,060
218 2009 Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins $371,628,539
219 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger $370,569,776
220 2004 Shark Tale $367,825,111
221 2005 Hitch $366,784,257
222 2001 Jurassic Park III $365,900,000
223 1994 True Lies $365,300,000
224 1995 Toy Story $364,530,148
225 1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance $364,480,746
226 2014 Edge of Tomorrow $364,164,484
227 1999 Notting Hill $363,728,226
228 1998 A Bug's Life $363,095,319
229 2009 Fast & Furious $363,064,265
230 2004 Ocean's Twelve $362,989,076
231 2001 Planet of the Apes $362,211,740
232 2013 The Hangover 3 $362,000,072
233 1999 The World is Not Enough $361,730,660
234 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $360,578,644
235 1998 There's Something About Mary $360,099,999
236 2012 Hotel Transylvania $359,222,014
237 2010 The Karate Kid $359,091,618
238 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $358,994,850
239 2002 Minority Report $358,824,714
240 1994 The Flintstones $358,500,000
241 1986 Top Gun $356,800,601
242 1995 Goldeneye $356,429,941
243 1999 American Beauty $356,258,047
244 2014 Noah $356,200,044
245 2000 Dinosaur $356,148,063
246 2011 X-Men: First Class $355,408,305
247 1993 The Fugitive $353,715,317
248 1992 Basic Instinct $352,700,000
249 2002 My Big Fat Greek Wedding $352,242,522
250 2013 Now You See Me $351,723,989
251 1994 The Mask $351,620,129
252 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit? $351,500,000
253 2002 Catch Me if You Can $351,106,800
254 2013 The Great Gatsby $351,040,419
255 2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax $350,783,479
256 2001 Hannibal $350,100,280
257 1998 Deep Impact $349,464,664
258 2004 I, Robot $348,601,023
259 2013 The Smurfs 2 $348,547,523
260 2001 Rush Hour 2 $347,425,832
261 2004 National Treasure $347,405,002
262 1995 Pocahontas $347,100,000
263 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $345,141,403
264 2008 Wanted $342,416,460
265 2007 Enchanted $340,384,141
266 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies $339,504,276
267 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind $337,700,000
268 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $337,307,389
269 1995 Batman Forever $336,529,144
270 1996 The Rock $336,069,511
271 2006 Over the Hedge $336,002,981
272 2010 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time $335,059,676
273 1995 Apollo 13 $334,100,000
274 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom $333,080,271
275 1989 Back to the Future Part II $332,000,000
276 2010 Black Swan $331,266,710
277 2014 300: Rise of an Empire $330,780,051
278 2005 Fantastic Four $330,717,080
279 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button $329,809,326
280 2000 The Perfect Storm $328,711,434
281 1995 Se7en $328,125,643
282 1986 Crocodile Dundee $328,000,000
283 2006 The Devil Wears Prada $326,551,094
284 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island $325,860,290
285 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $325,500,000
286 2009 Disney's A Christmas Carol $323,743,744
287 2010 Robin Hood $322,459,006
288 2010 Megamind $321,887,208
289 1993 Schindler's List $321,365,567
290 1987 Fatal Attraction $320,100,000
291 2010 The Last Airbender $319,713,881
292 1992 Lethal Weapon 3 $319,700,000
293 2004 The Polar Express $319,049,659
294 2013 The Conjuring $318,000,141
295 2001 A Beautiful Mind $317,668,058
296 2009 Inglourious Basterds $316,971,720
297 1984 Beverly Hills Cop $316,300,000
298 1997 Air Force One $315,268,353
299 2009 The Proposal $314,709,717
300 2005 Chicken Little $314,432,738
301 1997 As Good as it Gets $314,111,923
302 2008 Bolt $313,953,759
303 2012 The Expendables 2 $311,979,256
304 2007 Ocean's Thirteen $311,744,465
305 2010 Little Fockers $310,650,574
306 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $310,332,636
307 1999 Runaway Bride $310,138,178
308 1996 Ransom $308,700,000
309 2014 22 Jump Street $308,378,244
310 2002 Chicago $307,687,518
311 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $307,325,633
312 2012 Rise of the Guardians $306,900,902
313 2009 The Blind Side $305,705,795
314 2000 Meet the Parents $304,599,899
315 2013 A Good Day to Die Hard $304,249,198
316 1996 101 Dalmatians $304,200,000
317 2012 Battleship $304,145,143
318 1998 Mulan $303,500,000
319 1997 Liar Liar $302,710,615
320 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra $302,469,017
321 2012 Wrath of the Titans $301,970,083
322 1991 Hook $300,854,823
323 1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II $300,400,000
324 1985 Rocky IV $300,373,716
325 1978 Superman $300,200,000
326 2004 Van Helsing $300,150,546
327 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $298,923,419
328 1999 Stuart Little $298,800,000
329 2008 Horton Hears a Who $297,133,947
330 1989 Look Who's Talking $297,100,000
331 2010 Shutter Island $296,831,073
332 2000 X-Men $296,339,717
333 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D $295,874,190
334 2010 Salt $295,713,467
335 2010 Sex and the City 2 $294,680,778
336 1998 Doctor Dolittle $294,156,605
337 2011 Real Steel $293,237,309
338 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember $292,738,626
339 1984 Ghostbusters $291,632,124
340 1999 The Green Mile $290,701,374
341 2006 The Departed $290,539,042
342 2011 Bridesmaids $289,263,136
343 1988 Coming to America $288,800,000
344 2000 What Lies Beneath $288,693,989
345 2004 The Bourne Supremacy $288,587,450
346 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer $288,215,319
347 2007 Bee Movie $287,594,577
348 2009 G-Force $287,389,685
349 2001 American Pie 2 $286,500,000
350 1965 The Sound of Music $286,214,286
351 2013 Elysium $286,192,091
352 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 $285,400,000
353 2013 Oblivion $284,662,514
354 2013 Turbo $283,828,130
355 2005 The Wedding Crashers $283,218,368
356 1994 Speed $283,200,000
357 2012 John Carter $282,778,100
358 1977 Saturday Night Fever $282,400,000
359 1995 Casper $282,300,000
360 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary $281,527,158
361 2014 The Fault in Our Stars $281,045,610
362 1998 Shakespeare in Love $279,500,000
363 2010 The Tourist $278,731,369
364 2012 The Bourne Legacy $277,260,783
365 2000 Scary Movie $277,200,000
366 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II $276,665,036
367 2002 Scooby-Doo $276,294,164
368 1991 The Silence of the Lambs $275,726,716
369 2002 Spirited Away $274,949,886
370 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider $274,644,183
371 2008 Gran Torino $274,543,085
372 2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year $274,392,880
373 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $274,392,649
374 1996 Jerry Maguire $274,000,000
375 1996 The Nutty Professor $273,814,019
376 2012 Lincoln $273,000,960
377 2003 Bad Boys II $272,940,870
378 2010 Grown Ups $272,223,430
379 2009 The Princess and the Frog $270,997,378
380 1993 The Firm $270,340,892
381 2013 We're the Millers $270,000,119
382 2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman $269,779,546
383 2008 10,000 B.C. $269,065,678
384 1972 The Godfather $268,500,000
385 2013 Epic $268,418,682
386 2010 The Expendables $268,268,174
387 1942 Bambi $268,000,000
388 2007 American Gangster $267,985,456
389 2014 Divergent $267,947,895
390 2002 xXx $267,200,000
391 1992 Batman Returns $266,824,291
392 2014 Neighbors $266,763,886
393 2003 Something's Gotta Give $266,685,242
394 1993 Indecent Proposal $266,600,000
395 2005 Kingdom of Heaven $266,145,362
396 1995 Waterworld $264,246,220
397 1997 The Fifth Element $263,900,000
398 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason $263,894,551
399 2008 The Incredible Hulk $263,417,913
400 1995 Jumanji $262,758,310
401 2010 Knight and Day $262,142,047
402 2006 Borat $261,572,744
403 1990 Total Recall $261,400,000
404 2005 Robots $260,700,012
405 2011 Super 8 $260,095,987
406 2013 The Lone Ranger $259,989,910
407 2000 Charlie's Angels $259,736,090
408 1985 Out of Africa $258,210,860
409 1997 The Full Monty $257,938,649
410 2000 Erin Brockovich $257,805,243
411 2004 The Village $257,641,634
412 1997 Bean $256,574,128
413 1993 Cliffhanger $255,000,000
414 2007 Rush Hour 3 $253,025,968
415 2007 Wild Hogs $253,013,584
416 2010 True Grit $252,276,928
417 2009 Michael Jackson's This Is It $252,091,016
418 1998 You've Got Mail $250,800,000
419 1997 Hercules $250,700,000
420 1998 Enemy of the State $250,649,836
421 2003 Brother Bear $250,397,798
422 1996 Space Jam $250,200,000