Highest-Grossing Hollywood Movies of All Time

List of Highest-Grossing Hollywood Movies of All Time

Hollywood Films generate revenue from several streams, including theatrical exhibition, television broadcast rights, home video and merchandising. On the following list of highest-grossing Hollywood movies of all time are ranked by the revenues. 22 films have grossed in excess of $1 billion worldwide, of which 3 films have grossed over $2 billion.

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Avatar

1. Avatar

Directed, Written, Produced, and Co-Edited by James Cameron, the epic science fiction film, Avatar was released in 2009 and has grossed $2,787,965,087 worldwide.

Titanic

2. Titanic

Directed, Written, Co-Produced, and Co-Edited by James Cameron, the epic romancedisaster film, Titanic was released in 1997 and has grossed $2,186,772,302 worldwide.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Directed, Co-Produced, and Co-Written by J. J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in 2015 and has grossed $2,068,223,624 worldwide.

Jurassic World

4. Jurassic World

Directed and Co-Written by Colin Trevorrow, Produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, Jurassic World was released in 2015 and has grossed $1,670,400,637 worldwide.

The Avengers

5. The Avengers

Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, The Avengers was released in 2012 and has grossed $1,519,557,910 worldwide.

Furious 7

6. Furious 7

Directed by James Wan and Written by Chris Morgan, Furious 7 was released in 2015 and has grossed $1,516,045,911 worldwide.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

7. Avengers: Age of Ultron

Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Avengers: Age of Ultron was released in 2015 and has grossed $1,405,413,868 worldwide.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

Based on the novel by J. K. Rowling, Directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros Pictures, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 was released in 2011 and has grossed $1,341,511,219 worldwide.

Frozen

9. Frozen

Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the 3D computer-animated musical fantasy, Frozen was released in 2013 and has grossed $1,287,000,000 worldwide.

Iron Man 3

10. Iron Man 3

Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Iron Man 3 was released in 2013 and has grossed $1,215,439,994 worldwide.

Minions

11. Minions

Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, Written by Brian Lynch, and Produced by Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, Minions was released in 2015 and has grossed $1,159,398,397 worldwide.

Captain America: Civil War

12. Captain America: Civil War

Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Captain America: Civil War was released in 2016 and has grossed $1,152,236,004 worldwide. Captain America: Civil War still running in theaters.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

13. Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Directed by Michael Bay and Based on the Transformers toy line, Transformers: Dark of the Moon was released in 2011 and has grossed $1,123,794,079 worldwide.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

14. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings, high fantasy adventure film, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was released in 2003 and has grossed $1,119,929,521 worldwide.

Skyfall

15. Skyfall

Produced by Eon Productions and Directed by Sam Mendes, the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall was released in 2012 and has grossed $1,108,561,013 worldwide.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

16. Transformers: Age of Extinction

Directed by Michael Bay and Written by Ehren Kruger, with Steven Spielberg and Bay as Executive Producers, Transformers: Age of Extinction was released in 2014 and has grossed $1,104,054,072 worldwide.

The Dark Knight Rises

17. The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by Christopher Nolan, who Co-Written the Screenplay with his own brother Jonathan Nolan, featuring the DC Comics character Batman, The Dark Knight Rises was released in 2012 and has grossed $1,084,939,099 worldwide.

Toy Story 3

18. Toy Story 3

Produced by Pixar Animation Studios, released by Walt Disney Pictures and Directed by Lee Unkrich, the 3D computer-animated comedy-drama, Toy Story 3 was released in 2010 and has grossed $1,066,969,703 worldwide.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

19. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Directed by Gore Verbinski, Written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the second installment of Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was released in 2006 and has grossed $1,066,179,725 worldwide.

Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides

20. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Directed by Rob Marshall and Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was released in 2011 and has grossed $1,045,713,802 worldwide.

Jurassic Park

21. Jurassic Park

Based on the 1990 novel by Michael Crichton, Directed by Steven Spielberg and Screenplay Written by Crichton and David Koepp, Jurassic Park was released in $1,029,939,903 and has grossed $1,029,939,903 worldwide.

Star Wars Episode I – The Phantom Menace

22. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Written and Directed by George Lucas, Produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by 20th Century Fox, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace was released in 1999 and has grossed $1,027,044,677 worldwide.

Alice in Wonderland

23. Alice in Wonderland

Directed by Tim Burton and Screenplay Written by Linda Woolverton, the fantasy film, Alice in Wonderland was released in 2010 and has grossed $1,025,467,110 worldwide.

Zootopia

24. Zootopia

Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the 3D computer-animated buddy cop comedy mystery adventure, Zootopia was released in 2016 and has grossed $1,023,191,334 worldwide. Zootopia still running in theaters.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

25. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Based on the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien and Directed by Peter Jackson, the high fantasy adventure film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released in 2012 and has grossed $1,021,103,568 worldwide.

Highest-Grossing Hollywood Movies Adjusted for Inflation

There has always been a fact of the long-term effects of inflation. The list unadjusted for inflation gives far more weight to later films. That’s why, to compensate for the devaluation of the currency, some charts make adjustments for inflation. Here is a short list of highest-grossing Hollywood movies adjusted for inflation.

Gone with the Wind

1. Gone with the Wind

Based on Margaret Mitchell‘s 1936 novel, Produced by David O. Selznick of Selznick International Pictures and Directed by Victor Fleming, epichistorical romance film, Gone with the Wind was released in 1939 and has grossed $3,440,000,000 worldwide.

Avatar

2. Avatar

Directed, Written, Produced, and Co-Edited by James Cameron, the epic science fiction film, Avatar was released in 2009 and has grossed $3,020,000,000 worldwide.

Star Wars

3. Star Wars

Written and Directed by George Lucas, the first installment in the original Star Wars trilogy, Star Wars was released in 1977 and has grossed $2,825,000,000 worldwide.

Titanic

4. Titanic

Directed, Written, Co-Produced, and Co-Edited by James Cameron, the epic romancedisaster film, Titanic was released in 1997 and has grossed $2,516,000,000 worldwide.

The Sound of Music

5. The Sound of Music

Produced and Directed by Robert Wise, the musical drama film, The Sound of Music was released in 1965 and has grossed $2,366,000,000 worldwide.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

6. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Co-Produced and Directed by Steven Spielberg and Written by Melissa Mathison, the science fiction fantasy film, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982 and has grossed $2,310,000,000 worldwide.

The Ten Commandments

7. The Ten Commandments

Produced and Directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount Pictures, the biblical epic film, The Ten Commandments was released in 1956 and has grossed $2,187,000,000 worldwide.

Doctor Zhivago

8. Doctor Zhivago

Based on the Boris Pasternak novel and Directed by David Lean, the epic romantic drama film, Doctor Zhivago was released in 1965 and has grossed $2,073,000,000 worldwide.

Jaws

9. Jaws

Directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley‘s 1974 novel, the thriller film, Jaws was released in 1975 and has grossed $2,027,000,000 worldwide.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, the animated musical fantasy film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released in 1937 and has grossed $1,819,000,000 worldwide.

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