Movies are one type of media that will always have a heavy fan base, and that shows with these highest-grossing movies. There is a wide variety of genres in the list ranging from animated, sci-fi, action and adventure.
No matter the genre or the reason, there are several movies that have reached fans from around the world, making them the most loved and highest-grossing movies of all time.
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25. Minions, $1.15 billion
This animated movie from Illumination studios was a spin-off from beloved movie series, Dispicable Me, where the yellow creatures were first introduced.
This movie focused on these creations, just reinforcing fans’ love for them. The Minion movie followed three minions serving a villain and their adventures.
24. Iron Man 3, $1.24 billion
Marvel has done an incredible job at creating some of the best movies in history, even before the Avengers. One such Avenger, Iron Man, is the main topic here.
His third movie in 2013 is within the list of highest-grossing movies due to the amazing performance of Robert Downey Jr. and fans everywhere. In this amazing action movie, we see Tony Stark struggle with the concept of who he really is with the suit, all while fighting to protect those around him.
23. The Fate of the Furious, $1.23 billion
The Fate of the Furious is the eighth movie of the infamous Fast and Furious series.
In this wild adventure, we follow a mysterious woman who forces Dominic Toretto to go up against his crew so she can get what she wants. The crew faces trials that will test them as they have never been before.
22. Incredibles 2, $1.24 billion
Incredibles 2 is about a family with superpowers who take on a new mission involving changing family roles.
Bob, Mr. Incredible, must manage the house while his wife Helen, Elastgirl, goes out and saves the world.
21. Beauty and the Beast, $1.26 billion
Beauty and the Beast live-action is a tale based on the original animated version. A selfish Prince gets cursed and becomes a monster for the rest of his life unless he can learn to fall in love.
He captures beautiful young women as his prisoner and begins to know the true meaning of love.
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20. Frozen, $1.29 billion
Frozen is about a newly crowned Queen; Elsa uses her powers, and things turn to ice from it. She accidentally turns her home into an infinite winter and runs to the mountain to hide.
Her sister Anna runs after her and teams up with a mountain man and his reindeer to find her.
19. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, $1.30 billion
18. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, $1.33 billion
Star Wars: The Last Jedi continues the Star Wars saga.
The new heroes and galactic legends go on an epic adventure. They unlock mysteries of the force, a shocking revelation of the past.
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 $1.34 billion
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is part two of the final Harry Potter Series, where Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes.
They put all their effort into destroying the Dark Lord as the final battle occurs at Hogwarts.
16. Black Panther, $1.34 billion
Black Panther is about T’Challa, the heir to the hidden kingdom of Wakanda.
He must step forward to lead his people into a new future, all while confronting a challenger from his father’s past.
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15. The Super Mario Bros., $1.35 billion
It’s no wonder why Super Mario Bros. movie did so well, with Nintendo being such a large company in the gaming world. Mario is an iconic character within video games, and even those who aren’t normally gamers would be able to recognize this plumber.
Released in 2023, this movie has done astounding for only being out in a short period of time. The movie follows Mario and his pals to save Princess Peach who was captured by Bowser and is a worthwhile film to see with the whole family.
14. Avengers: Age of Ultron, $1.4 billion
Avengers: Age of Ultron is about Tony Stark and Bruce Banner trying to get a jump start on a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron. Things end up taking a terrible turn, and it is up to Earth’s mightiest heroes to put a stop to Ultron.
13. Frozen 2, $1.45 billion
Frozen 2 is about Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven leave Arendelle to travel through an enchanted land.
They set out to find out what is happening to Arendelle and save their kingdom before it’s too late.
12. Top Gun: Maverick, $1.49 billion
Another sequel movie, this film brought both a new look into a classic film, but also an incredibly new adventure that all generations could enjoy. Top Gun: Maverick focuses on Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell (Tom Cruise) as he becomes an instructor for the U.S. Navy-Fighter Weapons School.
Here, Maverick is confronted with his past as he realizes one of these training pilots is the son of his deceased best friend, Goose. This is a nostalgic film that deserves a spot in the highest-grossing movies.
11. The Avengers, $ 1.51 billion
The Avengers is about putting together earth’s mightiest heroes to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki with his alien army from taking over the world.
10. Furious 7, $1.51 billion
Furious 7 is about Decker Shaw seeking revenge for his brother against Dominic Toretto, who put Decker Shaw’s brother in the hospital.
Now he is going after Dominic’s family and will stop at nothing till he gets what he wants.
9. The Lion King, $1.65 billion
The Lion King live-action is just like the original animated movie.
Simba, the prince, flees his kingdom after the murder of his father only to learn the truth about what happened.
8. Jurassic World, $1.67 billion
Jurassic World is about a new theme park that is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. The park scientist created a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur called the Indominus Rex.
The dinosaur escapes and goes on a killing spree with other dinosaurs.
7. Spider-Man: No Way Home, $1.92 billion
Spider-Man: No Way Home is about how his identity is revealed, and Peter asks Doctor Strange for help.
The spell goes wrong, and bad guys from different universes appear, forcing Peter to make difficult decisions.
6. Avengers: Infinity War, $2.04 billion
They must sacrifice to defeat the powerful Thanos before he gathers all the infinity stones and ruins the universe by having half the population disappear.
5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, $2.06 billion
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is about a new threat brought to the galaxy.
Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, an ex-stormtrooper, must join Han Solo and Chewbacca in search of restoring peace once again.
4. Titanic, $2.25 billion
Titanic is a classic movie that came out in 1997.
It is about a seventeen-year-old aristocrat that falls in love with a poor artist aboard the luxurious ship the R.M.S. Titanic.
3. Avatar: The Way of Water, $2.32 billion
The sequel to iconic Avatar, this second movie released in 2022 and follows the family of Jake Sully.
A new risk comes to their home, Pandora, and they have to fight to protect what is theirs. With the first movie doing wonders, and still being talked about to this day, it’s no wonder that this film was an incredible second film.
2. Avengers: Endgame, $2.79 billion
Avengers: Endgame is the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War and half the population has disappeared by Thanos with the infinity stones.
With the help of the remaining allies, the Avengers assemble one more to try and reverse Thanos’ actions, bring everyone back, and restore balance to the universe.
1. Avatar, $2.92 billion
Avatar is about a paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora to go on a unique mission.
He becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home and must decide before it is too late.
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