What’s The Highest Grossing Films Of All Time
Musicals, historical dramas, and war films have been making the rounds in cinemas. They’re the most popular genres in the box office. However, franchise films have been keeping up as well. You’ll also notice an uprising interest in the superhero genre.
If you ever wonder how the movie industry generates its income, it’s from various revenue streams, such as merchandising, television broadcast rights, home video, and theatrical exhibition. But, if we’re talking about the success of a film, the basis of its assessment will come from the theatrical box office’s earnings. The reason behind that is mostly because it’s a historical practice and the data is much more available compared to the other revenue streams.
Here’s a list of the highest grossing films of all time. If you wish to know which of these are on your TV, check on OnTVTonight for a guide.
Avengers: Age of Ultron
A Marvel Comics-based superhero team film released in 2015 is a sequel to The Avengers in 2012 and the 11th film in MCU. In this film, the Avengers team fight an artificial intelligence named Ultron, who is fixated on human extinction. Written and directed by Joss Whedon, Avengers: Age of Ultron made over $1, 405, 403, 694.
Another superhero film based on the Marvel Comics’ Black Panther character that was released in 2018 and served as the 18th film in MCU. The story shows how the crowned king of Wakanda, T’Challa, fight against an adversary who planned on igniting a global revolution. The film made its first billion 26 days after it was released on cinemas and earned over $1,346,913,161, holding the first spot for five weekends in a row.
Fast and Furious 7
Also known as Furious 7 or Fast Seven, Fast and Furious 7 is an action film released in 2015 as the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. The film introduces a new antagonist played by Jason Statham, as the team tries to live a normal life after securing amnesty in the past crimes committed in Fast and Furious 6. Written by James Wan and directed by Chris Morgan, this Fast and Furious installment made over $1.5 billion.
Released in 2012, this is the sixth film in the MCU. This film tells how the director of the spy agency, S.H.I.E.L.D., gathered together all the characters that’ll start the team called Avengers to stop Thor’s evil brother, Loki, from dominating the earth. It earned over $200 million on the opening weekend and a total of $1,518,812,988 in the box office.
Avengers: Infinity War
Released in 2018, this superhero film is the 19th film in MCU and the sequel to The Avengers in 2012 and Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. The film tells the story of how the Avengers team and the Guardians of the Galaxy battled against Thanos’ plan of getting all Infinity Stones for the purpose of obliterating half of the earth’s population. The Infinity War broke various box office records in different markets, earning over $2 billion in total sales.
The 1997 epic romance and disaster film tells a story of how two people from different social classes found each other while on board the ship’s maiden voyage and how their ill-fated love story faced a tragic ending. Co-produced, written and directed by James Cameron, Titanic held the title of the highest-grossing film of all time, earning $2,187,463,944, until Avatar was released in 2010.
Avengers: End Game
In 2019, the 22nd film in MCU was released based on Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The film is the sequel to The Avengers in 2012, Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015 and Avengers: Infinity War in 2018. The story follows how the remaining members of Avengers, along with their allies, try to reverse what Thanos had done in Infinity War. End Game earned over $1 billion on its first opening week, $ billion on the second and earned a total of $2,764,881,856 in the box office.
In 2009, an epic science fiction film was released that was all directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. The development of the film started in 1994, but Cameron waited long years to get the right technology to achieve his vision on this masterpiece. Avatar still holds the highest-grossing film of all time, with a total of $2,787,965,087 in box office revenue.