Global box office revenue of the most successful movies of all time as of November 2018 (in million U.S. dollars)

Global box office revenue of the most successful movies of all time This statistic ranks the box office revenue of the 20 most successful movies of all time. “Titanic” has generated almost 2.19 billion U.S. dollars as of November 2018.
Most successful movies of all time

The movie “Avatar” tops the list of most successful movies of all time, having raised 2.78 billion US dollars in box office revenue since its release in December 2009. “Avatar,” a science-fiction adventure film, is joined by “Titanic”, a romance film, at the top, with 2.19 billion US dollars in box office revenue earned since its release in 2007. Other famous titles on the list include “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II)” and "Jurassic World”. Although comedy was one of the most successful and popular movie genres in North America between 1995 and 2018, few of the most successful movies of all time are comedies.

The movies listed above are ranked according to the amount of box office revenue they generated. Box office revenue is one of the film industry’s most significant measures of a film’s commercial success—it is the sum of money generated in ticket sales during the period of time that a film is shown in theaters. Approximately 11.1 million US dollars were raised through ticket sales in North America in 2017.
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Revenue in million U.S. dollars
Avatar2,788
Titanic2,187.5
Star Wars: The Force Awakens2,068.2
Avengers: Infinity War2,046.7
Jurassic World1,671.7
Marvel's The Avengers1,518.8
Furious 71,516
Avengers : Age of Ultron1,405.4
Black Panther1,346.9
Harry Potter and
the Deathly Hallows (Part II)
1,341.5
Star Wars: The Last Jedi1,332.5
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom1,304.9
Frozen1,276.5
Beauty and the Beast (2017)1,263.5
Incredibles 21,239.4
The Fate of the Furious1,236
Iron Man 31,214.8
Minions1,159.4
Captain America: Civil War1,153.3
Transformers: Dark of the Moon1,123.8
Revenue in million U.S. dollars
Avatar2,788
Titanic2,187.5
Star Wars: The Force Awakens2,068.2
Avengers: Infinity War2,046.7
Jurassic World1,671.7
Marvel's The Avengers1,518.8
Furious 71,516
Avengers : Age of Ultron1,405.4
Black Panther1,346.9
Harry Potter and
the Deathly Hallows (Part II)
1,341.5
Star Wars: The Last Jedi1,332.5
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom1,304.9
Frozen1,276.5
Beauty and the Beast (2017)1,263.5
Incredibles 21,239.4
The Fate of the Furious1,236
Iron Man 31,214.8
Minions1,159.4
Captain America: Civil War1,153.3
Transformers: Dark of the Moon1,123.8
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This statistic ranks the box office revenue of the 20 most successful movies of all time. “Titanic” has generated almost 2.19 billion U.S. dollars as of November 2018.
Most successful movies of all time

The movie “Avatar” tops the list of most successful movies of all time, having raised 2.78 billion US dollars in box office revenue since its release in December 2009. “Avatar,” a science-fiction adventure film, is joined by “Titanic”, a romance film, at the top, with 2.19 billion US dollars in box office revenue earned since its release in 2007. Other famous titles on the list include “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II)” and "Jurassic World”. Although comedy was one of the most successful and popular movie genres in North America between 1995 and 2018, few of the most successful movies of all time are comedies.

The movies listed above are ranked according to the amount of box office revenue they generated. Box office revenue is one of the film industry’s most significant measures of a film’s commercial success—it is the sum of money generated in ticket sales during the period of time that a film is shown in theaters. Approximately 11.1 million US dollars were raised through ticket sales in North America in 2017.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
as of November 13, 2018
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