Combined annual box office revenue of superhero movies in the U.S. & Canada 1978-2021

Combined annual box office revenue of superhero movies in the United States and Canada from 1978 to 2021

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Release date

June 2022


Canada, United States

Survey time period

1978 to 2021

Supplementary notes

Statista calculated the figures based on the source's data. Data prior to 2021 was retrieved from earlier releases.
The date of release is the date of access.
Numbers have been rounded.

List of movies included per year:
1978: Superman.
1980: Hero at Large, Flash Gordon.
1981: The Legend of the Lone Ranger, Superman II.
1983: Superman III.
1984: Sheena, Supergirl.
1987: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace.
1989: Batman.
1990: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Darkman.
1991: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, The Rocketeer.
1992: Batman Returns, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
1993: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, The Meteor Man, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm.
1994: The Crow, The Shadow, Blankman.
1995: Tank Girl, Batman Forever, Judge Dredd, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers.
1996: Barb Wire, The Phantom, The Crow: City of Angels.
1997: Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, Batmand and Robin, Spawn, Steel.
1998: The Mask of Zorro, Blade, Orgazmo.
1999: Black Mask, Mystery Men, 2000; X-Men, The Specials, Unbreakable.
2001: Iron Monkey.
2002: Blade II, Spider-Man, The Powerpuff Girls Movie.
2003: Daredevil, X2: X-Men United, Hulk.
2004: Hellboy, The Punisher, Spider-Man 2, Catwoman, The Incredibles, Blade Trinity.
2005: Elektra, Batman Begines, Fantastic Four, Sky High, The Legend of Zorro.
2006: X-Men: The Last Stand, Superman Returns, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Zoom.
2007: Ghost Rider, Spider-Man 3, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
2008: Superhero Movie, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Wanted, Hancock, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Dark Knight, Punisher: War Zone, The Spirit.
2009: Watchmen, Super Capers, X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
2010: Kick-Ass, Iron Man 2, Megamind.
2011: The Green Hornet, Super, Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern, Captain America: The First Avenger.
2012: Chronicle, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Marvel's The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises.
2013: Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, The Wolverine, Kick-Ass 2, Thor: The Dark World.
2014: Big Hero 6, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men: Days of the Future Past, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America - The Winter Soldier.
2015: Fantastic Four, Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron.
2016: Deadpool, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Captain America: Civil War, X-Men: Apocalypse, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Batman: The Killing Joke, Suicide Squad, Doctor Strange.
2017: The LEGO Batman Movie, Logan, Power Rangers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League.
2018: Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Incredibles 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, Venom, Once Upon A Deadpool, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Aquaman.
2019: Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Joker, Shazam!, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Glass, Hellboy, Batman (2019 re-release), Batman Returns (2019 re-release), Batman Forever (2019 re-release), Batman & Robin (2019 re-release), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Aquaman.
2020: Birds of Prey, The New Mutants, Wonder Woman 1984, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, Joker, Guardians of the Galaxy (2020 Re-release), Iron Man (2020 Re-release), Black Panther (2020 Re-release), Wonder Woman (2020 Re-release).
2021: Spider-Man: No Way Home, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Black Widow, Eternals, The Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman 1984.

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