List of Hollywood Hottest Movie of All Time

What standard is used to measure the success of a movie? When it comes to quality, critics review and assessment of the awards becomes the criterion. However, if viewed from its function as a storytelling medium, a film ratings could also come from the audience. Openload more and more viewers are enjoying it, the more successful the film.

Aspects that determine diverse, ranging from the popularity of the stars and the director, an interesting premise, cutting edge cultivation techniques, so that is not less important, the promotion of the film. Alloy fitting of the aspects above increase the chance of a film to bring the audience to the cinema.

Every year in the Hollywood studios produce hundreds of feature / feature-length films. From a variety of sources recorded Hollywood has produced more than 680 films. Of the hundreds of films produced it, not everyone gets a small to run across the world (worldwide). Referring to the above aspects, not all movies that aired a worldwide success in its mission to fill the coffers of the major Hollywood studios as well as distributor of ticket sales.

While the titles that sold tickets for the show as much as possible in the cinemas of the world can be seen from the table below. Every year we can be sure there will be new films were entered into the list. The films are proven to optimize all aspects of support such as cast, script, production value, until his promotion to become the best-selling in the history of world cinema.

The following 100 grossing films of all time these data were taken from the number of ticket sales performances worldwide. Box Office is shown in US Dollars (Date update: 14-9-2015)

No.  Movie title Release year Ticket Sales Revenue
1. Avatar 2009 $ 2,783,918,982
2. Titanic 1997 $ 2,207,615,668
3. Jurassic World 2015 $ 1,649,643,645
4. The Avengers 2012 $ 1,519,479,547
5. Furious 7 2015 $ 1,513,927,280
6. Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 $ 1,403,515,697
7. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2011 $ 1,341,511,219
8. Frozen 2013 $ 1,274,234,980
9. Iron Man 3 2013 $ 1,215,392,272
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 $ 1,141,408,667
11. Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 $ 1,123,790,543
12. Skyfall 2012 $ 1,110,526,981
13. Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014 $ 1,104,039,076
14. The Dark Knight Rises 2012 $ 1,084,439,099
15. Toy Story 3 2010 $ 1,069,818,229
16. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 2006 $ 1,066,215,812
17. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011 $ 1,045,663,875
18. Minions 2015 $ 1,042,788,530
19. Jurassic Park 1993 $ 1,038,812,584
20. Star Wars Ep.1 : The Phantom Menace 1999 $ 1,027,044,677
21. Alice in Wonderland 2010 $ 1,025,491,110
22. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 $ 1,017,003,568
23. The Dark Knight 2008 $ 1,002,891,358
24. The Lion King 1994 $ 987,480,140
25. Despicable Me 2 2013 $ 974,873,764
26. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 2001 $ 974,755,371
27. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End 2007 $ 963,420,425
28. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 2013 $ 960,366,855
29. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 $ 959,301,070
30. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 $ 955,119,788
31. Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix 2007 $ 942,943,935
32. Finding Nemo 2003 $ 936,429,370
33. Harry POtter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009 $ 935,083,686
34. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 $ 934,703,179
35. Shrek 2 2004 $ 932,252,921
36. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005 $ 896,911,078
37. Spider-Man 3 2007 $ 890,875,303
38. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 $ 887,217,688
39. Ice Age: Continental Drift 2012 $ 879,765,137
40. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 $ 878,979,634
41. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013 $ 864,868,047
42. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 2009 $ 859,701,857
43. Star Wars Episode III: Revenger of the Sith 2010 $ 848,998,877
44. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2012 $ 836,519,699
45. Inception 2010 $ 832,584,416
46. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 2012 $ 829,724,737
47. Spider-Man 2002 $ 821,706,375
48. Independence Day 1996 $ 817,355,682
49. Shrek the Third 2007 $ 805,623,351
50. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004 $ 796,688,549

Information:

  • The titles of films are in bold film that is still running in some theaters of the world and made it into the list.
  • Data acquisition Frozen movie stopped by Box Office Mojo in August 2014, while the film is still running in some theaters at that time. The above data are the acquisition until the end of 2014 which added taken from some other site.

Source: Box Office Mojo, The Numbers, IMDb, and Wildaboutmovie

Notes:
1. The list will be updated at any time when there are films that made it into  the ranks of best-selling movies.
2. The above data is data ticket sales without counting inflation
3. The above table is based on data drawn from sources on 8 September 2015

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