Among Black Panther’s several box office achievements, and Avengers: Infinity War’s record-breaking weekend start, 2018 has been a very good year for the movie industry.especially for the Marvel Creations. But these adored superheroes are still in the running to make it to the list of top 20 highest-grossing movies of all time.
Wondering what that list holds? Let’s find out.
GONE WITH THE WIND (1939)
Influential release of 1939, Victor Fleming’s adoption of Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War epic is one of the world’s first official blockbusters, holds the first place for box office dollars till date, with total earnings of $1,854,769,700.
STAR WARS (1977)
The George Lucas period libretto that gave birth to a thousand action characters (considering all the sequels and prequels) still dominates Star Wars universe, with total earnings of $1,635,137,900.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)
We can still hear the sound of $1,307,373,200 in the domestic sale of tickets.
E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (1982)
The greatest film of 1982, the fourth greatest movie of all time, with a massive earning of $1,302,222,800.
James Cameron may have received some objection after proclaiming himself as “King of the World” when he shoveled up the honor for Best Director at the 1998 Oscars, but he wasn’t that far. Among Avatar and Titanic, which brought in $ 1,244,347,300, Cameron owns the top two places on the highest-grossing films globally.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956)
Cecil B. DeMille’s Biblical saga succeeded to enchant up to $1,202,580,000 at the box office, even with a proximal four hour rolling time.
The movie that secured Steven Spielberg a household title might have frightened viewers off from the water, but it took them to the theater in herds, which explains $1,175,763,500 ticket sales.
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (1965)
Even after being outlawed in Russia, the land in which it was produced, till 1994, David Lean’s classic romantic drama, however, succeeded to make more than a billion dollars ($1,139,563,500) from U.S. viewers.
THE EXORCIST (1973)
William Friedkin’s horror movie is the genre’s first to secure a nomination for the Best Picture Oscar. Though it eventually failed to The Sting, it won the box office, with an exalted result of $1,015,300,400.
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS (1937)
Ending the top 10 is the former movie on this list; the Walt Disney masterpiece made $1,000,620,000 at the box office
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (2015)
The latest movie on this list, with no surprise, is another one in the Star Wars saga. The Force Awakens succeeded to strike up $992,496,600 in box office releases.
101 DALMATIANS (1961)
Another creation of Disney classic, the first 101 Dalmatians managed to make $917,240,400 among its primary 1961 release and following four re-releases (in 1969, 1979, 1985, and 1991).
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)
The following movie released in the Star Wars franchise is also the third highest grossing, by $901,298,200 in regulated domestic ticket purchases.
William Wyler’s sword and sandal drama was a hit among viewers, making $899,640,000 in ticket selling.
James Cameron’s sci-fi creation is his next in the top 20 highest-grossing movies, with $893,301,900.
RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983)
Another Star Wars movie makes its way to this list. The franchise’s this creation secured an exciting $863,465,400.
JURASSIC PARK (1993)
Jurassic World, the fourth chapter in the Jurassic Park adventure, exists on the 24th spot on the all-time highest grossing movies list with $725,671,700 at present, it’s still in the running before equaling the first’s $841,088,300 in box office totals.
STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999)
George Lucas. Yet again. with The Phantom Menace, which brought in $829,064,800. Notwithstanding the appearance of Jar Jar Binks.
THE LION KING (1994)
The globally adored animated masterpiece roared its spot in the top 20 besides the total earning of $818,364,200.
THE STING (1973)
The recipient of the Best Movie of 1973 was further a huge victor of the box office, making $818,331,400 in ticket purchases.