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Movies are the ultimate source of entertainment for today’s generation. The film industry is impacting a lot in day to day activities of a person. From millions to billions, the movie platform has become a business for making tons of money.

There’s product placement in movies, popular actors who are becoming brand ambassadors and MNC’s sponsoring movies to gain customer’s attention. Movies are not about storytelling these days, they are about making money. Commercial films have made their way through the audience to make money.

Below is the list of top 20 Highest Grossing Films Of All Time. Last updated on March 18, 2020.

20. Iron Man 3 – $1,214,811,252

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The third and final movie of the Iron Man trilogy made it to the list. Grossed $1 Billion plus at the box office. The budget of the movie was less, but The Avengers’ success gave extra cash to Iron Man 3 to bring in a lot of VFX and CGI that made the movie more extravagant.

19. The Fate of the Furious – $1,238,764,765

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Dom becomes the bad guy in the movie, he is manipulated. The Fate of the Furious is 8th instalment in the Fate and Furious franchise.

18. Incredibles 2 – $1,242,805,359

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The sequel took a lot of time to come to theatres but it is more amazing and funny. Incredibles 2 is one of the best superhero movies of all time.

17. Beauty and the Beast – $1,263,521,126

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Disney’s live-action remakes are grossing a lot at the box office. Emma Watson was pretty good in the movie. Movies about curse and magic always interest kids.

16. Frozen – $1,290,000,000

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Frozen is the sweetest animated movie ever. It’s a musical wonder and melts the heart like ice. Frozen won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature at 86th AcademyΒ Awards.

15. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – $1,309,484,461

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The sequel to Jurassic World got mixed reviews, however, earned a billion dollars. Fans were waiting for the movie and the hype got too high, hence it succeded at the box office.

14. Star Wars: The Last Jedi – $1,332,539,889

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Directed by Rian Johnson, The Last Jedi brings back Luke Skywalker and takes the saga forward. Yes, the movie disappointed a lot of Star Wars fans, even so, it still is a good movie.

13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – $1,341,693,157

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The last and final movie of the adventure in theΒ Harry Potter film series. J. K. Rowling’s books are extraordinary. They are better than the movies. Nonetheless, Deathly Hallows – Part 2 was an epic end to the story.

12. Black Panther – $1,346,913,161

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Black Panther is the first-ever Marvel Black superhero to get a standalone movie. All the visual effects, costume design and background score made the movie Oscar material.

11. Avengers: Age of Ultron – $1,402,805,868

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Might be the least grossing Avengers movie in the MCU, but lays a lot of foundation for the future of Marvel Cinematic Universe. Age of Ultron is a movie filled with easter eggs and foreshadowing.

10. Frozen II – $1,450,022,173

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The sequel managed to make more than the previous movie in the franchise. I loved the first part more though. Frozen 2 has good background score and the animation is lovely.

9. Furious 7 – $1,516,045,911

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F7 takes action to the peek. The family is threatened and Dominic must lead. After Paul Walker’s death, a lot of changes were made to the script and graphics were used to bring Brian on screen.

8. The Avengers – $1,518,812,988

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It is Marvel’s finest movie bringing all the superheroes together to fight the bad. The Avengers increased the number of fans for MCU. The final battle in the movie still gives me chills.

7. The Lion King – $1,656,943,394

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Another life action remake directed by Jon Favreau. The Lion King crossed the expectations. All credits to the visuals of the movie. This Live-Action remake is the best one from Disney. The movie is made using photo-realistic computer-generated animation.

6. Jurassic World – $1,671,713,208

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Dinosaurs manage to amuse humans even after going extinct. Jurassic World is a profitable spin-off. Starcast like Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt and Irrfan Khan grabbed a lot of eyes.

5. Avengers: Infinity War – $2,048,359,754

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Action-packed movie gathering a huge number of superheroes and giving a justified amount of screen time to all the characters made Infinity War a classic movie. The movie also made Thanos an all-time famous villain.

4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $2,068,223,624

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Here comes the most successful Star Wars movie ever. The seventh episode in the Skywalker Saga. The Force Awakens brought back all the nostalgia needed and fans watched the movie multiple times.

3. Titanic – $2,194,439,542

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All about a ship that sinks. It was James Cameron who added his magic and made Titanic top-grossing movie of all time until Avatar overtook which too was a James Cameron movie.

2. Avatar – $2,790,439,000

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Avatar won 3 Oscars which include Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects and Best Production Design. The movie received a total of 9 nominations including Best Director. Avatar 2 is expected to arrive soon and is aiming to beat Avengers: Endgame to be the highest-grossing movie.

1. Avengers: Endgame – $2,797,800,564

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Here we are, at the top, Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd movie in the Infinity Saga of the MCU. The movie had a lot of backstory and fandom to make $2 billion. It’s a 3-hour long movie concluding the whole of Infinity Saga and ending the story arcs of all 6 main Avengers.

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Topmost expensive films of all time

Movies below are ranked by their estimated budget. Top 15 most expensive movies of all time:

15. Beauty and the Beast - $255 Million

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14. Spider-Man 3 - $258 Million

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13. Star Wars: The Force Awakens - $259 Million

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12. Tangled - $260 Million

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11. Star Wars: The Last Jedi - $262 Million

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10. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - $263 Million

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9. John Carter - $264 Million

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7. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - $275 Million

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7. Solo: A Star Wars Story - $275 Million

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6. Justice League - $300 Million

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5. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End - $300 Million

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4. Avengers: Infinity War - $316 Million

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3. Avengers: Endgame - $356 Million

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2. Avengers: Age of Ultron - $365 Million

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1. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - $379 Million

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