Combined annual domestic box office revenue of superhero movies from 1978 to 2018 (in million U.S. dollars)

Superhero movies: domestic box office revenue This statistic provides information on the combined annual domestic box office revenue of superhero movies from 1978 to 2017. In 2016, the superhero movies 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, and Doctor Strange collected a combined box office revenue of over 1.9 billion U.S. dollars. Captain America: Civil War was the third highest grossing movie of 2016, bringing in over 408 million U.S. dollars at the North American box office. At the top of this list was Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which generated box office revenue of 532 million U.S. dollars.
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Revenue in million U.S. dollars
'78134.22
'8043.04
'81120.8
'8359.95
'8420.07
'8715.68
'89251.19
'90169.14
'91125.36
'92179.46
'9355.91
'9490.7
'95260.98
'9639.03
'97172.27
'98164.79
'9932.27
'00252.32
'0114.69
'02497.47
'03449.67
'04821.08
'05496.37
'06468.96
'07584.25
'081,454.38
'09287.42
'10508.92
'11719.8
'121,449.88
'131,067.77
'141,443.45
'15687.61
'161,900.53
'172,164
Revenue in million U.S. dollars
'78134.22
'8043.04
'81120.8
'8359.95
'8420.07
'8715.68
'89251.19
'90169.14
'91125.36
'92179.46
'9355.91
'9490.7
'95260.98
'9639.03
'97172.27
'98164.79
'9932.27
'00252.32
'0114.69
'02497.47
'03449.67
'04821.08
'05496.37
'06468.96
'07584.25
'081,454.38
'09287.42
'10508.92
'11719.8
'121,449.88
'131,067.77
'141,443.45
'15687.61
'161,900.53
'172,164

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This statistic provides information on the combined annual domestic box office revenue of superhero movies from 1978 to 2017. In 2016, the superhero movies 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, and Doctor Strange collected a combined box office revenue of over 1.9 billion U.S. dollars. Captain America: Civil War was the third highest grossing movie of 2016, bringing in over 408 million U.S. dollars at the North American box office. At the top of this list was Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which generated box office revenue of 532 million U.S. dollars.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1978 to 2018
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.
The list of movies included per year are as follows;
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.

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