The highest grossing movies of all time don’t always land up to be everyone’s favorite, but all of these movies surely have something unique that attracted the audience and money on a different level. Some of the highest-grossing movies end up having low critic rating but with the right marketing and fanbase, they make money like paper.
If you have not already watched these marvelous movies (hinting that most of them could be from Marvel Cinematic Universe), then we bring you the Top 15 highest-grossing movies of all time which should be binge watch for you
1. Avengers: Endgame
Year of Release– April 2019
Worldwide Collection– $2.796 Billion
A final result to a 10-year saga, Avenger Endgame tops the chart becoming the highest-grossing movie of all time. MCU begins way back in time from 2008 when Iron Man/ Robert Downey Jr. was introduced. With time the universe was introduced with Bruce Banner/Hulk, Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Thor, and Steve Rogers/Captain America. The movie earned big because it was a series of events followed to a final “Endgame” and every fan was on the edge waiting to know how it ends.
Year of Release– December 2009
Worldwide Collection – $2.79 Billion
With a very petty difference, Avatar, unfortunately, lands as the second highest-grossing movie of all time. Cameron made Avatar by blending in two different worlds. The movie made money over the fine visual effects of tech achievements. Avatar also won three Oscars in 2010 for the same controversial visuals in the movie.
Year of Release- November 1997
Worldwide Collection – $2.187 Billion
Being one of the most expensive movies ever made, Titanic sure knew how to get its returns. With a beautiful couple including Jack and Rose, this movie depicts the story of the sinking ship and the love story in it. This movie is considered to be a classic romance and referred to as an example for many.
4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Episode VII)
Year of Release– December 2015
Worldwide Collection– $2.068 Billion
Star Wars is known to have one of the greatest fandoms considering the time since it has been released. With a power jump in the 90s, the series consists of 9 great movies consisting of a saga of alien races and cosmic battles. If you have a hidden nerd in you, this series can surely be your next binge-watch.
5. Avengers: Infinity War
Year of Release– April 2018
Worldwide Collection– $2.048 Billion
Avengers: Infinity War is again a part of Marvel Cinematic Universe and elaborates and continues the story of Thanos on the mission of collecting all the six infinity stones and the Avengers trying to stop him at all costs. This movie was prior to the endgame which kept the audience anxious and waiting to make this movie one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.
6. Jurassic World
Year of Release– June 2015
Worldwide Collection – $1.672 Billion
One of the best parts of the series Jurrasic Park, this movie consists of the best-in-class visuals depicting dinosaurs and bringing imagination into life. The movie shows a theme park creating genetically engineered dinosaurs to make business but unlike planned this move turns into a nightmare as one of the most horrific dinosaurs escapes out of its cage and walks freely. If you are like dinosaurs world or a good visualized movie then this is it for you.
7. The Lion King
Year of Release– July 2019
Worldwide Collection – $1.632 Billion
This animated movie won the hearts of every person regardless of age considering its beautiful storyline and quality animation. The story brings the lead character, Simba, a young lion who flees out of his own kingdom considering himself as a reason for his father’s death but when he returns he realizes how it was a planned scheme of his father’s brother and dethrones him to become a ruler himself. The story has lessons that help people of every age. Being one of the most loved movies, the original Lion King also had a remake featuring Beyonce, Donald Grover, and many others for a voice-over.
8. The Avengers
Year of Release– April 2012
Worldwide Collection– $1.519 Billion
The Avengers was the introductory movie to introduce different avenger heroes into one team. This movie was loved by the audience and the fanbase was excited to have more parts of the series. This movie showcased Loki as the villain attacking earth and the Avengers fighting against him. This was a start but still bagged fame and a lot of money.
9. Furious 7
Year of Release– April 2015
Worldwide Collection– $1.516 Billion
Fast and Furious, again, is one of the most beloved series of movies. With an emotional track “See you again” this movie was also a tribute to Paul Walker who was a cast of the movie since part one. He died mid-way shooting the movie and could not complete the movie anyhow. With the last words saying “let’s go for a drive” he left his fans hanging and made Furious 7 his last movie and something to remember. The movie also made business as it is one of the most collaborative movies including some fine stars.
10. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Year of Release– April 2015
Worldwide Collection– $1.405 Billion
Avenger again is a part of one of the most grossing movies of all time considering its famous cast, brilliant storyline and suspense that makes money like a piece of cake. The movie introduces the creation of the Hulk and Tony Stark named Ultron who further turns out to be an enemy to themselves. With the thrill and action to die for, this movie can be on your watchlist.
11. Black Panther
Year of Release– January 2018
Worldwide Collection– $1.347 Billion
Black Panther, a character of MCU is King of a hidden land, Wakanda who takes the throne after his father dies in the movie. He plans to take revenge on his dad’s death and wins the crown of T’Challa to get the black panther suit which was further updated by his sister who was into tech. Unfortunately, the lead of the movie Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman in real life suffered death on August 29th in 2020 due to colon cancer. This hero would be remembered for his great movie and acting skills forever in our hearts. #Wakandaforever
12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Year of Release– July 2011
Worldwide Collection– $1.342 Billion
Harry Potter is one of the favorite movies of every 90s kid but it turned out to be more than that. The movie is based on the novels of J.K. Rowling and executed by Warner Bros. to visuals. Having seven parts of the movies, every part builds the movie to better progress which kept the audience on the edge. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is the final part of the last movie which reveals out the truth and brings the classic series to an end. If you have a weekend to stay, we surely recommend you to watch this series.
13. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Episode VIII)
Year of Release– December 2017
Worldwide Collection– $1.333 Billion
Star Wars fandom is not very behind the Harry Potter and Marvel ones as it brings The last Jedi to earn billions. The movie is the last key to the whole series which is why it is one of the highest-grossing movies ever. If you are not a Star Wars fan, and secretly a geek inside, then this could be the next new thing you can start with.
14. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Year of Release– June 2018
Worldwide Collection– $1.308 Billion
Another addition to the classic Jurrasic Park, this movie is an addition to the first Jurrasic World. The movie had better expectations from the audience but even after disappointing a few, the movie got to the list of highest-grossing movies of all time. The movie brings a threat to the dinosaurs and their existence due to a sudden volcanic eruption. Herein Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard playing their roles of Owen and Claire work to save the dinosaurs.
Year of Release– November 2013
Worldwide Collection– $1.276 Billion
This movie has no haters considering its creator, Disney, and a soulful storyline with beautiful animation. The movie was most liked by all the ages and types of people and bagged some good money to itself. It is a tale of two sisters who lost their parents in childhood and survived together in an empty castle hiding the fact that the older sister, Elsa is cursed with whatever she touches, would freeze. Not to ruin the end for you, we will keep the story a secret! Add it to your list to spend a fine Saturday evening with your siblings. The movie also had a second part but it did not succeed as much as the first part did.
Do let us know your favorite out of the top-grossing movies ever! 🙂