Top 20 Highest Grossing Movies

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The list of highest grossing movies contains some of the best films of all time. Besides, there is a saying that numbers do not lie.

If your friend or someone tells you a movie is interesting, they might be biased, but if the movie’s numbers on the Box Office are high, it means you a lot of people find the movie interesting.

So, good movies lead to increased numbers at the box office.

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Additionally, movies like Star Wars, Marvel Movies, and Fast and Furious movies have high numbers at the Box Office.

These movies are incredible and appeal to everyone; nobody hates superheroes or cars. Anyways, this article gives a preview of some of the highest grossing films at the Box Office.

They are;

1. Avatar

Avatar is one of the highest grossing movies. This movie is an American epic science fiction that was released on December 10, 2009.

Besides, James Cameron wrote, directed, produced, and co-edited the movie.

Also, some stars in the film are Zoe Saldana, Giovanni Ribisi, Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, and Michelle Rodriguez.

Furthermore, the film is set in the mid-twentieth century, when humanity has depleted Earth’s resources and has moved to Pandora, a lush livable moon, to extract essential minerals.

However, the expansion of the mining threatens the continued existence of the local Na’vi tribe.

Besides, humans interact with the natives of Pandora through a genetically engineered Navi body. As a result, Jake, paralyzed, takes his twin’s place in Pandora on a corporate assignment.

In addition, Jake has to pick a side and decide where his loyalties lie after the Navi natives accepted him as one of them.

Furthermore, Avatar has a lifetime gross of $2,847,246,203 at the Box Office.

2. Avengers: Endgame

One of the highest grossing films is Avengers: Endgame. It is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on April 22, 2019.

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In addition, the film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Also, the stars in the film are numerous. Some of them are Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Karen Gillan, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Brolin, and Brie Larson.

This film also serves as a sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. It takes place in 2023, five years after Thanos decimated half of the universe’s population.

Scott Lang, Ant-Man, who was in the quantum realm during the fight with Thanos, escaped and came to solve how the Avengers could bring back all the lives Thanos destroyed.

Thus, the Avengers had to reunite and assemble again to restore the universe and fight Thanos again. Furthermore, this movie grossed $2,797,501,328 at the Box Office.

3. Titanic

One of the highest grossing movies is Titanic. This movie is an American epic romance and disaster film which was released on November 18, 1997.

James Cameron wrote, directed, co-produced, and co-edited the movie. Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gloria Stuart, Bill Paxton, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, and Billy Zane also starred.

Besides, the movie incorporated both the historical events and fictional aspects of the RMS Titanic.

Rose, a seventeen-year-old girl from an aristocratic family engaged to be married, and Jack Dawson, a poor artist, board the Titanic together.

They fall in love and fight to stay alive as the Titanic sinks after colliding with an iceberg. Furthermore, this movie grossed $2,201,647,264 at the Box Office.

4. Star Wars: Episode VII-The Force Awakens

Star Wars is one of the popular movies on Earth and is obviously on the list of the highest gross movies.

It is a film about space opera. This particular film in the Star Wars franchise was released on December 14, 2015.

Besides, J.J Adams directed, produced, and co-wrote the film. Also, some stars in the movie are Harrison Ford, Mark Hamil, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, and Oscar Isaac.

Additionally, this film is set thirty years after the Return of the Jedi, when a new order threatens to destroy the New Republic, Finn, Rey, Poe Dameron, and Han Solo set out to find Luke Skywalker.

They’re also up against Kylo Ren and the First Order, the Galactic Empire’s successor. This film also made a lot of money. $2,069,521,700 at the Box Office.

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5. Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War is one of the most obscene films ever made. It is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on April 23, 2018.

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In addition, the film was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Also, the stars in the movie are numerous.

Some of them are Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Karen Gillan, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Brolin, and Benedict Wong.

Additionally, this movie is the prequel to Avengers: Endgame. It is set in 2018, where the Avengers try to stop Thanos, an intergalactic warlord, from collecting all six infinity stones.

However, Thanos is prepared to go to any length to get all six stones, including sacrificing his daughter for the Soul Stone.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $2,048,359,754 at the Box Office.

6. Jurassic World

Jurassic World is one of the highest grossing films of all time. On June 9, 2015, this film was released in the United States as a science fiction action picture.

Besides, Colin Trevorrow directed this movie, and some stars in the film are Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Omar Sy, Katie McGrath, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, and Ty Simpkins.

Additionally, this movie is the prequel to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Moreover, this movie is set in a successful theme park of cloned dinosaurs, which are genetically engineered.

When one of the dinosaurs escapes its confinement and goes on a rampage, this becomes a nightmare for the tourists.

So, Owen, an ex-navy veteran and an ethologist, step in to save the day. Meanwhile, the park’s staff orchestrate a conspiracy that causes more dangers.

Finally, this movie grossed $1,670,516,444 at the Box Office.

7. The Lion King

Next on the list of the highest grossing movies is The Lion King. This movie is a musical drama that was released on July 9, 2019.

Jon Favreau directed the film, and Walt Disney Pictures produced it. Beyonce, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, and James Earl Jones are cast, members. 

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Besides, this movie is a photorealistic computer-animated remake of the original 1994’s The Lion King.

It is centralized around Simba, a lion cub who had to run from his kingdom, Pride Land, after his uncle, Scar, killed his father and the King, Mufasa.

However, Simba stumbles upon Nala after many years, a lioness who convinces him to return to the Pride Lands and take back the throne, which is rightfully his.

Lastly, The Lion King grossed $1,667,635,327 at the Box Office.

8. The Avengers

The Avengers is one of the most successful films of all time. It is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on May 4, 2012.

In addition, the film was directed by Joss Whedon, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition, the picture has a large cast of actors.

Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Samuel L. Jackson are among the actors that have appeared in the film.

Moreover, this movie is the first film in the Avengers film series. Nick Fury is forced to activate the Avengers Initiative when Loki comes to Earth to retrieve the Tesseract and subjugate Earth.

However, the Avengers, a squad of Superheros (Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Black Willow, Captain America, and Hawkeye), but their minds and strength together to stop Loki.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,518,815,515 at the Box Office.

9. The Furious 7

Fast and Furious film series is one of those rare movies people in different parts of the world know about.

Hence, it is not a surprise that Furious 7 is one of the highest grossing movies.

Besides, this movie is an American action film that was released on March 26, 2015. James Wan directed this film, and Chris Morgan wrote it, and it is the seventh film in the franchise.

Also, some stars in the movie are Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges.

Additionally, the movie is centered around Dominic, his family, and the rest of the team, who have returned to America to live everyday life.

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However, Deckard Shaw, a rogue special forces assassin and Shaw’s older brother, seeks revenge for his younger brother’s death.

Thus, putting the team’s lives in danger again while fighting off Deckard, the team tries to prevent a crucial program from falling into the wrong person’s hands.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,515,341,399 at the Box Office.

10. Frozen II

Even though this movie is a Disney animation, it has garnered the attention of both old and young. So, unsurprisingly, it is one of the highest gross movies.

This movie is an American computer-animated musical fantasy film that was released on November 7, 2019.

Besides, Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck directed the movie, Lee wrote it, and Peter Del Vecho is the producer.

Also, some voice actors in the film are Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Evan Rachel Wood.

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Moreover, the movie is the sequel to Frozen. It begins with Elsa hearing a mysterious melodic voice calling her. Elsa becomes unsettled and answers the vote.

This leads Elsa, Anna, Iceman, his reindeer, and Olaf (snowman) to travel the enchanted forest and unravel the origin of Elsa’s magical power.

During their journey, they awaken the elemental spirits, which lead to them restoring an old injustice.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,450,026,933 at the Box Office.

11. Avengers: Age of Ultron

From the list, you can tell that the Avengers movies are some of the most loved films in the world.

Grossing $1,402,809,540, Avengers: Age of Ultron is the fourth Avengers movie on the list of the highest grossing films.

It is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on April 13, 2015.

In addition, the film was directed by Joss Whedon, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition, the picture has a large cast of actors.

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Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader star alongside Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and James Spader.

Additionally, Tony and Bruce build an artificial intelligence system, Ultron, as a global defense program.

However, Ultron logged into the internet, saw what humanity had done, and decided that eradicating humans was the best way to save the Earth.

So, he attacks the Avengers and sets about destroying humanity. But the Avengers step in to stop him.

Furthermore, this movie has grossed $1,402,809,540 at the Box Office.

12. Black Panther

Black Panther is another Marvel movie on the list of the highest grossing films. It is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on January 29, 2018.

In addition, the film was directed by Ryan Coogler, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

In addition, the picture has a large cast of actors. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, and Angela Bassett are the actors’ names.

Furthermore, the film follows T’Challa’s return to Wakanda following his father’s death in Captain America: Civil War. T’Challa returns to inherit the throne.

However, Kilmonger, an enemy who is related to the family, challenges him. Kilmonger plans to become king, abandon the country’s policy to isolate itself from the world, and begin a global revolution.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,347,597,973 at the Box Office.

13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

The list of highest grossed movies would be incomplete without a Harry Potter movie in it.

This movie was so well known that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 poster did not have the movie title, but everyone knew the movie’s name.

That was how good the Harry Potter movies are. Besides, the movie is the eighth and last film in the Harry Potter film series, which was based on J. K Rowling’s Harry Potter book series.

David Yates is the director of the movie, and Warner Bros. Pictures is the distributor. The movie was released on July 7, 2011.

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Also, some stars in the film are Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Charlotte Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Michael Gambon, Tom Felton, and Helena Bonham Carter.

Moreover, the movie follows Harry, Ron, and Hermione as they search for Lord Voldemort’s Horcruxes to destroy so that they can stop him once and for all.

Meanwhile, the teachers and students at Hogwarts unite to defend the school against Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,342,321,665 at the Box Office.

14. Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi

This is the second highest grossing film on the list. This is an epic space opera film from the United States released on December 9, 2017.

This film was directed by Rian Johnson, produced by Lucasfilm, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

In this film, Mark Hamil, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, Kelly Marie Tran, Oscar Isaac, and Carrie Fisher are all-star.

Additionally, this movie centers around Rey seeking the help of Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi.

Besides, he wants Luke to return to change the tide of the war against Kylo Ren and the First Order.

Meanwhile, Finn, Poe Dameron, and General Leia Organa try to flee from the attack of the First Order on the dwindling Resistance army.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,332,698,830 at the Box Office.

15. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

This is the second Jurassic World movie on the list of the highest grossing films. Besides, this movie is an American science fiction action film released on May 21, 2018, and is a sequel to Jurassic World.

Moreover, J. A Bayona is a director, and Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow are the writers. Furthermore, some stars in the movie are Chris Pratt, Justice Smith, Daniella Pineda, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, and BD Wong.

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Additionally, after the theme park Jurassic World became defunct, there came a threat of a volcano eruption which would affect the dinosaurs.

So, Owen and Claire decide to save the animals in the park from extinction. Furthermore, the movie grossed $1,310,466,296 at the box office.

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16. Frozen

This movie is the prequel to Frozen II and is one of the highest grossing movies. This movie is an American computer-animated musical fantasy film that was released on November 19, 2013.

Besides, Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck directed the movie, Lee wrote it, and Peter Del Vecho is the producer.

Also, some voice actors in the film are Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Evan Rachel Wood.

Moreover, Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale “The Snow Queen” inspired this movie. Additionally, the film follows a princess, Anna, an Iceman, Kristoff, his reindeer, Sven, and a snowman, Olaf, as they set off on a journey looking for Anna’s estranged sister, Elsa.

Although Elsa has a magical icy power that has trapped their kingdom in eternal winter and slowly kills Anna, Anna still loves Elsa.

Additionally, Elsa can turn anything, object, or human into ice. Lastly, this movie grossed $1,281,508,100 at the box office.

17. Beauty and the Beast

With $1,264,434,525, Beauty and the Beast are next on the highest gross movie list. Besides, this movie is an American musical romantic fantasy film released on February 23, 2017.

Moreover, this movie is a live-action adaption of Disney’s 1991 Beauty and the Beast animation, adapting to Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s version of the fairy tale in 1756.

Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films co-produced this movie, and Bill Condon is the director.

Also, the stars in the film are Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Emma Thompson, and Ewan McGregor.

Beauty and the Beast are about a village girl, Belle, who travels to save her father from a creature that locked him in a dungeon in his castle.

Belle trades herself for her father and stays with the beast in the court.

Over time, Belle learns that the creature is a handsome prince who was cursed for being selfish. Eventually, Belle falls in love with the prince and breaks the curse.

18. Incredibles 2

Incredibles is the next movie on the highest gross movies list despite being an animation. Besides, this movie is an American computer-animated superhero film that was released on June 5, 2018.

Brad Bird is the director and writer, Pixar Animation Studios produced it, and Walt Disney Pictures released the movies.

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Also, some stars in the film are Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Huck Milner, Brad Bird, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell, and Bob Odenkirk.

Additionally, this movie is the sequel to 2004’s The Incredibles. The movie centers around Elastigirl being given a mission to capture a super-villain and restore public faith in superheroes.

Meanwhile, Bob tries to adjust and face the challenges of being a stay-at-home dad.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,244,639,527 at the Box Office.

19. The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious is the second Fast and Furious movie on the list of the highest gross films, like other Fast and Furious movies, is an American action thriller film.

This movie was released on April 4, 2017. Moreover, F. Gary Gary is the director, and Chris Morgan wrote it.

Also, some stars in the movie are Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and Charlize Theron.

Additionally, this movie is a sequel to Furious 7. It follows Dom being coerced to work for Cipher, a cyberterrorist. Cipher turns Dom against the team, so the team unites to save Dom and stop Cipher.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,236,005,118 at the Box Office.

20. Iron Man 3

A slogan states that “do not trust anyone who does not love Tony Stark,” Well, many people agree with that statement as Iron Man is one of the most loved Avengers.

Some people might argue that he is the most loved Avengers, so it is not surprising that Iron Man 3 is one of the most popular movies.

This is a Marvel Comics-based American superhero film that was released on April 14, 2013.

In addition, the film was directed by Shane Black, produced by Marvel Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Jon Favreau, Rebecca Hall, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, and Guy Pearce all-star.

This movie happens after The Avengers fight with Loki in New York. After the battle, Tony had to deal with the ramifications of the events, which included PTSD.

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However, Tony encountered an enemy, Mandarin, and failed to defeat him. After his failure, Tony goes on a self-discovery journey before being able to destroy the real Mandarin.

Furthermore, this movie grossed $1,214,811,252 at the Box Office.

In conclusion, these are some of the highest gross movies at the Box Office, which you should check out. They bring in such huge numbers because they are that good. 

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