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From Avengers to Avatar: The Top Grossing Films of All Time

As of 2023, the highest-grossing movie of all time is "Avatar" (2009), directed by James Cameron, with a worldwide box office gross of over $2.8 billion USD.

The second-highest-grossing movie of all time is "Avengers: Endgame" (2019), directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a worldwide box office gross of over $2.79 billion USD.

"Titanic" (1997), also directed by James Cameron, is the third highest-grossing movie of all time, with a worldwide box office gross of over $2.2 billion USD.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (2015), directed by J.J. Abrams, is the fourth highest-grossing movie of all time, with a worldwide box office gross of over $2.06 billion USD.

"Avengers: Infinity War" (2018), directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, is the fifth highest-grossing movie of all time, with a worldwide box office gross of over $2.04 billion USD.

Other movies in the top 10 highest-grossing list include:


"Jurassic World" (2015)

"The Lion King" (2019)

"The Avengers" (2012)

"Furious 7" (2015)

"Frozen II" (2019)

Conclusion: Top Grossing Films of All Time

The majority of the highest-grossing movies of all time are part of franchises or sequels, with a few exceptions like "Avatar" and "Titanic".

The rise of international box office has contributed significantly to the success of many of these movies, with some earning more than 70% of their total box office gross outside of the United States.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted box office revenues, with many movie releases delayed or shifted to streaming services.

Box office figures are constantly changing, and there may be new additions to the highest-grossing movies of all time list in the future.


References:


  1. Highest Grossing Movies of All Time Worldwide". Box Office Mojo. https://www.boxofficemojo.com/chart/top_lifetime_gross/?area=XWW

  2. Top 100 Highest Grossing Movies of All Time". Rotten Tomatoes. https://www.rottentomatoes.com/top/bestofrt/top_100_box_office_movies/


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