Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of all time

Top 10 highest grossing Movies of all time - As we all know that today in the present time entertainment is one of the most profitable business.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Which includes all those activities which can hold the interest and attention of an audience.One of the very popular elements of entertainment is Movies in present time.

Because of our developing technology the film industry is also developing. And because of this, most of the audience use to watch movies for their entertainment and to make them feel comfortable.

The film industry is getting so much profit because of these circumstances and many of the movies had made a lot of money than expended in their production.

So, let’s talk about the top 10 highest grossing movies:

1. Avengers: Endgame


top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Avengers: Endgame is an American superhero movie based on Marvel comic’s superhero team “The Avengers”.

Which is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

It is the 22nd film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.And is the sequel of The Avengers (2012), Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) and Avengers Infinity War (2018).

The movie is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

The cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.

In this movie the members of the Avengers who survived the snap and their alliance to try to defeat Thanos and reverse the effect of destruction he (Thanos) made in Avengers Infinity War.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The movie was announced in October 2014 as Avenger Infinity War Part 2. The title of the movie got revealed in December 2018.

Filming of this movie started in August 2017 and the film was shot back to back with Infinity War, and ended in January 2018

The movie is made with an estimated budget of $ 356 Million and is one of the most expensive films ever made.

The movie premiered in Los Angeles on 22nd April 2019 and theatrically released on 26th of April in United States.

The movie grossed over $ 2.79 Billion worldwide and it surpassed the Avengers Infinity War entire theatrical run in just eleven days since its release.

The movie breaks various records and also became the world’s highest grossing movie, overtaking Avatar (2009).

2. Avatar


top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Avatar is an American epic science fictional movie, which is directed, produced, written and co-edited by James Cameron.

And features a cast includes Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is based on the mid-22nd century, when humans are settling Pandora.

It is a moon of a gas in the Alpha Centauri star system. Humans get there for mining a mineral unobtanium which is a room-temperature superconductor.

The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na'vi – a humanoid species indigenous to Pandora.

In this movie the humans made a body of a Na'vi tribe by genetically engineering, which is controlled by a human brain to intact with the natives of Pandora.

Development of the movie started in the year 1994, that time Cameron had written 80 page treatment for the movie.

But that time he was busy in another project “Titanic” in 1997 and was planned to shoot 1999.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

But according to Cameron, the necessary technology, which is needed for the movie was not present that time.

Various parts of the movie such as language, screenplay and fictional universe were made in 2005 and early 2006.

The movie is made with a budget of $ 237 Million. And released in all formats. The movie got released on 10th December 2009 in London and on 18th December 2009 in United States.

The movie broke almost all the record and became the highest grossing movie of all time.

Avatar remained the highest grossing movie almost for a decade, but now it got overtaken by Avengers Endgame.

Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and won three, for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects.

3. Titanic

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Titanic is an American epic romance and a disaster film. The movie is directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.

The movie is a fictional movie based on the RMS Titanic. The movie revolves around the two main characters Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

Both of them belong to different-different social classes, but both of them fall in love with each other during the journey in the ship Titanic.

James Cameron got the inspiration to develop such a kind of film from his fascination with shipwrecks. He got an idea that if a love story mixes with a human loss.

It will give a more effective emotional impact to the disaster and will be loved by everyone. Production of the movie began in 1995.

The movie was co-financed by Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox and was the most expensive movie ever made at that time with a budget of $ 200 Million.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The movie was released on 19th December, 1997 and won the heart of the audience and the critics. All of them praised the movie.

The movie got nominated for 14 Academy Awards, it tied All About Eve (1950) for the most Oscar nominations, and won 11.

The awards, including for Best Director and Best Picture, tying Ben-Hur (1959) for the most Oscars won by a single film.

The movie grossed over $ 1.84 Billion. And became the first ever movie to reach the billion-dollar mark, and became the highest grossing movie of all time.

Its 3D version was also released on April 4, 2012 in the theatres. The additional earning that the film made in 2012 was around $ 343.6 Million and pushed the movie from $ 1.84 Billion to $ 2.18 Billion.

Then the movies became the second highest grossing movie after Avatar. The film was re-released for its 20th anniversary and was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is an American epic space – opera film released in the year 2015.The movie is produced, directed and co-written by J. J. Abrams.

It was produced by Lucasfilm limited, Abrams's production company Bad Robot Productions and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The film’s cast includes Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow.

The Force Awakens was announced by the producers on October 2012. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan, both were the co-writer of the original trilogy films The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), rewrote an initial script by Michael Arndt.

John Williams, the composer for the previous six films, returned to compose the film’s score. The filming of the movie was started in Abu Dhabi and Iceland in April 2014.

The principal photography was taking place in Ireland and at Pinewood Studios in England, and wrapped in November 2014.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

This movie was the first live-action Star Wars movie released since Revenge of the Sith (2005).

The movie was premiered in Los Angeles on 14th December, 2015 and was released on 18th December in United States.

This movie received various critical praise for its direction, screenplay, acting, visual effects, musical score, and action sequences, although it received some criticism for being derivative of the original trilogy.

The movie broke several records, this movie became the highest grossing movie of North America, the highest grossing movie of 2015.

The highest grossing instalment of this franchise and the fourth highest grossing movie of all time.The movie grossed the worldwide collection of $2 Billion and a net profit of over $780 Million.

It received five nominations at the 88th Academy Awards and four nominations at the 69th British Academy Film Awards, where Best Special Visual Effects award was taken by the movie.

5. Avengers: Infinity War

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Avengers: Infinity War was an American superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics most popular superhero team the Avengers.

The movie is produced by Marvel Studios and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Avengers Infinity War is a sequel to The Avengers (2012) and Avengers: Age of Ultron and is the nineteenth film by Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

This movie is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely.

The movie contains an enormous cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Don Cheadle, Chadwick Boseman, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Josh Brolin, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Danai Gurira, and Letitia Wright.

In this movie the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy both of these teams jointly make attempts to stop Thanos in his evil plan.

And the plan of Thanos was to capture all the six very powerful Infinity stones and wipe out half population of the universe.

The movie was announced by the makers on October 2014 as Avengers: Infinity War Part I. In the year 2016, Marvel made the title short and was renamed to Avengers: Infinity War.

In January 2017, the filming of the movie started at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, with a huge cast involving mostly of actors re-presenting their roles from earlier MCU films.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The production lasted until July 2017, and the movie was shot back to back with its sequel, Avengers: Endgame.

Additional filming took place in Scotland, England, the Downtown Atlanta area, and New York City.

The movie is made with an estimated budget of $316–400 million and with this huge amount of budget, the movie became one of the most expensive movies ever made.

The world premiere of Avengers: Infinity War was on April 23, 2018, in Los Angeles and it got released in the United States on April 27, 2018, in different formats including IMAX and 3D.

The movie was praised by everyone, but mainly received praise for Josh Brolin’s performance, the story of the movie, visual effects and the action in the movie.

It was the first superhero film to gross over $2 Billion worldwide. It became the fourth highest grossing movie of all time in both worldwide, United States and Canada and the highest grossing movie of 2018.

The film's visual effects were nominated at the 91st Academy Awards, 72nd British Academy Film Awards, and 24th Critics' Choice Awards.

6. Jurassic World

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Jurassic World is a science fictional adventure movie, which was released in the year 2015.

The movie is the fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise and is the first film in the Jurassic World Trilogy.

It was directed by Colin Trevorrow, produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, written by Derek Connolly and Trevorrow.

The cast of the movie includes Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, and BD Wong.

The movie is set at 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, Jurassic World takes place on the same fictional Central American island of Isla Nublar.

Which is located off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in there a theme park for peoples to visit of cloned dinosaurs has operated for nearly a decade.

The park plunges into chaos when a genetically-engineered dinosaur escapes from its enclosure and became out of control.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Universal pictures wanted to begin the production of the fourth part of the Jurassic Park film in 2004 – mid 2005 release but the developmentally delayed.

Filming of the movie lasted from April to August 2014 in Louisiana and at the original Jurassic Park locations in Hawaii.

And if we talk about the dinosaurs, so they were created by Industrial Light & Magic using CGI and by Legacy Effects using life-sized animatronics.

The production of the movie finished in May 2015 and the film got released on June 10 2015 in more than 60 countries. The movie got a record-breaking opening.

The movie became the first movie to gross over $500 Million and also became the sixth highest grossing movie of all time by getting a worldwide revenue of $1.6 Billion.

The film was the second highest grossing movie of 2015 and was the first highest grossing movie of the Jurassic Park franchise and also is the highest grossing film ever released by Universal Pictures.

7. The Avengers

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The Avengers is a superhero film based on Marvel Comics most popular superhero team “The Avengers”.

The movie is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sixth movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is written and directed by Joss Whedon.

The movie includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Cobie Smulders, Clark Gregg, Stellan Skarsgård, and Samuel L. Jackson.

In this movie the director of S.H.I.E.L.D, Nick Fury made efforts to make a team named “Avengers” which includes Tony Stark aka Iron Man, Steve Rogers aka Captain America, Bruce Banner aka Hulk and Thor to defeat Thor’s brother Loki from destroying the Earth.

After the success of the first film “Iron Man” of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), Marvel announced that The Avengers would be released in the July of 2011.

But because of some reasons and issues the release date of the movie was pushed back to 2012.

The production of the movie started New Mexico, Albuquerque, before migrating to Ohio, Cleveland, in August and New York City in September.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The movie was transformed to 3D in its post-production. The movie was premiered on April 11 2012 at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre and was released in USA on 4th May 2012.

The film was praised for the direction, screenplay, acting, action, visual effects and musical scores.

The movie won numerous awards and also got nominated for many awards such as Academy Award and BAFTA nominations for achievements in visual effects.

The movie broke many records and became the biggest opening weekend, the highest grossing movie of 2012 and became the third highest grossing movie that time with a worldwide collection of $1.5 Billion.

The Avengers were the first Marvel movie to generate $1 Billion in ticket sales. In 2017, it was featured as one of the 100 greatest films of all time in Empire magazine's poll of The 100 Greatest Movies.

8. Furious 7

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Furious 7 also known as Fast and Furious 7 is an American action film, which is written by Chris Morgan and directed by James Wan. And is the seventh film of the Fast and Furious franchise.

The cast includes Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Kurt Russell, Djimon Hounsou and Jason Statham.

After defeating Owen Shaw and his crew, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) and the rest of his team are returning to the United States and live a normal life again as they had wanted.

But Owen's older brother, Ian Shaw (Jason Statham), is after Dominic, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, putting the entire crew in danger once again.

After learning of Han's death, the crew sets out to find the man who killed one of their own, before he finds them first. Furious 7 is the first instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise after Tokyo Drift.

This film also contains the final appearance of Walker, who died in a single vehicle crash on 30th November 2013 during the half filming of the movie.

Because of Walker’s death, filming of the movie was delayed for script rewrites, and Walker’s brothers, Caleb and Cody, were used as stand-ins to complete his remaining scenes.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The seventh movie of the franchise was announced in February 2012. And in April 2013, James Wan replaced Justin Lee (who directed the past four films of the franchise) and officially became the director.

Principal photography of the movie began in Atlanta, Georgia, in September 2013, resumed in April 2014.

And it ended in July 2014, with other filming locations including Los Angeles, Abu Dhabi, Colorado, and Tokyo.

The movie is premiered in Los Angles on 1st April 2015, and got released in the United States on 3rd April 2015.

The film receives praise from critics and audience because of its story, action sequence and in the movie an emotional tribute was given to Paul Walker.

The movie grossed over $397.6 million worldwide in opening weekend and because of that it became the tenth highest-grossing opening of all time.

The film grossed over $1.5 Billion worldwide and on the twelve days from its release the movie became the highest grossing movie of the franchise.

It also gets the title of the highest grossing movie of 2015 and is the eight highest grossing movies of
all time.

9. The Lion King

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

The Lion King is an American animation musical film based on the life of a fictional character from Disney, Simba.

The film is produced and directed by Jon Favreau, written by Jeff Nathanson, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

It is the photorealistic animation remake of the Disney’s “The Lion King”, which is released in the year 1994.

The film stars the voices of Donald Glover, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, John Kani, Billy Eichner, and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, as well as James Earl Jones reprises his role from the original film.

In September 2016, it is confirmed to develop a remake of the 1994’s The Lion King after witnessing the success of Disney’s The Jungle Book, which was also directed by Jon Favreau.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

More than half of the cast was signed in the early 2017, and the principal production began in mid-2017 on a blue screen stage in Los Angeles.

The movie is one of the most expensive movies ever made with a budget of $260 Million. This movie is released on July 19, 2019 in the US. And it has grossed over $1.3 Billion worldwide till now.

It became the highest grossing animated film by overtaking Frozen, it became the second highest grossing movie of 2019 and the 9th highest grossing movie of all time.

10. Avengers: Age of Ultron

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

Avengers: Age of Ultron is an American superhero film based on Marvel Comics popular team The Avengers.

It is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel of The Avengers (2012) and is the eleventh film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

The film was directed and written by Joss Whedon and includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Idris Elba, Hayley Atwell, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson.

In this movie a robot made by Tony Stark and Bruce Banner became evil and wanted to extinct the humanity. But all the Avengers assemble together and fight against the machine.

The movie was announced in May 2012, after the successful release of the first Avengers film, "The Avengers".

Second unit filming of the movie was started in February 2014 in South Africa. And principal photography taking place between March and August 2014.

The film was primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, New York City, Bangladesh, South Korea, and various locations around England.

top 10 highest grossing movies of all time

And with an estimated production budget of $365 Million, it is the second most expensive film ever made.

The movie was premiered at Los Angles on 13 April 2015 and got released in the United Stated on 1 may 2015 in 3D and IMAX 3D formats.

The film received positive reviews from the audiences and the critics and with a worldwide collection of $1.4 Billion.

It became the fourth highest grossing movie of 2015 and the fifth highest grossing movies that time, but in present time it is on tenth number.

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