Highest grossing film franchises and series 2018

Highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide as of December 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Highest grossing film franchises and series 2018 This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of December 2018. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 17.53 billion U.S. dollars. Of the twenty films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 876.51 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 December 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Marvel Cinematic UniverseStar WarsJ.K Rowling's Wizarding WorldJames BondSpider-ManMiddle-earthX-MenThe Fast and the FuriousBatmanJurassic ParkAvengersDC Extended UniverseTransformersPirates of the CaribbeanDespicable MeMission: ImpossibleShrekThe Twilight SagaIce AgeThe Hunger Games
Total worldwide box office revenue17.539.249.177.045.935.885.745.1354.994.974.594.554.523.713.543.513.353.222.97
Average revenue of series0.880.840.920.270.740.840.520.640.3311.660.770.650.90.930.590.70.670.640.74
Highest grossing film in series2.052.071.341.110.891.120.781.521.081.672.050.871.121.071.160.770.920.830.890.87
Marvel Cinematic UniverseStar WarsJ.K Rowling's Wizarding WorldJames BondSpider-ManMiddle-earthX-MenThe Fast and the FuriousBatmanJurassic ParkAvengersDC Extended UniverseTransformersPirates of the CaribbeanDespicable MeMission: ImpossibleShrekThe Twilight SagaIce AgeThe Hunger Games
Total worldwide box office revenue17.539.249.177.045.935.885.745.1354.994.974.594.554.523.713.543.513.353.222.97
Average revenue of series0.880.840.920.270.740.840.520.640.3311.660.770.650.90.930.590.70.670.640.74
Highest grossing film in series2.052.071.341.110.891.120.781.521.081.672.050.871.121.071.160.770.920.830.890.87
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This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of December 2018. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 17.53 billion U.S. dollars. Of the twenty films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 876.51 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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January 2019
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Worldwide
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as of December 2018
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