Highest grossing film franchises and series 2019

Highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide as of March 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Amy Watson, last edited Mar 28, 2019
Highest grossing film franchises and series 2019 This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of March 2019. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 18.42 billion U.S. dollars. Of the 21 films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 877.23 million U.S. dollars per film. "Avengers: Infinity War" was the franchise's highest grossing film with a worldwide box office revenue of 2.05 billion U.S. dollars. British creations from J.K. Rowling as well as the James Bond film series also ranked highly the list, however both franchises lost out to Star Wars in terms of revenue.
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Highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide as of March 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Total worldwide box office revenueAverage revenue of seriesHighest grossing film in series
Marvel Cinematic Universe (all)18.420.882.05
Star Wars9.310.842.05
Harry Potter9.190.841.34
James Bond7.080.281.11
Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings (incl. The Hobbit movies)5.880.841.14
X-Men5.80.520.79
The Fast and the Furious5.140.641.52
Jurassic Park4.9811.65
DC Extended Universe (all)4.910.821.15
Spider-Man4.860.710.94
Transformers4.840.691.12
Batman (incl. the Dark Knight Trilogy)4.570.511.08
Pirates of the Caribbean4.50.91.07
Despicable Me3.710.931.16
Mission: Impossible3.580.590.79
Shrek3.550.710.94
The Twilight Saga3.320.550.83
Ice Age3.180.640.88
The Hunger Games2.960.740.86
The Hobbit2.920.971.02
Total worldwide box office revenueAverage revenue of seriesHighest grossing film in series
Marvel Cinematic Universe (all)18.420.882.05
Star Wars9.310.842.05
Harry Potter9.190.841.34
James Bond7.080.281.11
Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings (incl. The Hobbit movies)5.880.841.14
X-Men5.80.520.79
The Fast and the Furious5.140.641.52
Jurassic Park4.9811.65
DC Extended Universe (all)4.910.821.15
Spider-Man4.860.710.94
Transformers4.840.691.12
Batman (incl. the Dark Knight Trilogy)4.570.511.08
Pirates of the Caribbean4.50.91.07
Despicable Me3.710.931.16
Mission: Impossible3.580.590.79
Shrek3.550.710.94
The Twilight Saga3.320.550.83
Ice Age3.180.640.88
The Hunger Games2.960.740.86
The Hobbit2.920.971.02
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by Amy Watson, last edited Mar 28, 2019
This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of March 2019. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 18.42 billion U.S. dollars. Of the 21 films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 877.23 million U.S. dollars per film. "Avengers: Infinity War" was the franchise's highest grossing film with a worldwide box office revenue of 2.05 billion U.S. dollars. British creations from J.K. Rowling as well as the James Bond film series also ranked highly the list, however both franchises lost out to Star Wars in terms of revenue.
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