The 25 Highest Grossing Hollywood Films Of All Time

25
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - $974,755,371
Fun fact: Alan Rickman was hand-picked to play Snape by J.K. Rowling, and received special instruction from her as to his character.
24
The Lion King - $987,483,777
Fun fact: The wildebeest stampede took Disney's CG department approximately three years to animate.
23
The Dark Knight - $1,004,558,444
Fun fact: Heath Ledger designed the Joker's makeup with items from the drugstore, the makeup team then had to replicate the look daily.
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22
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - $1,017,003,568
Fun fact: Daniel Radcliffe, Shia LaBeouf, James McAvoy, Erryn Arkin, and Tobey Maguire were all considered for the role of Bilbo Baggins.
21
Alice in Wonderland - $1,025,467,110
Fun fact: This movie reunites several actors from the Harry Potter film series including Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, and Timothy Spall.
20
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace - $1,027,044,677
Fun fact: After the credits finish, the sound effect of Darth Vader's breathing can be heard.
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19
Jurassic Park - $1,029,153,882
Fun fact: To make Tyrannosaurus' roars they combined the sounds of a dog, penguin, tiger, alligator, and elephant.
18
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - $1,045,713,802
Fun fact: Penélope Cruz was the only person considered for the role of Angelica. She accepted it without reading the script.
17
Toy Story 3 - $1,063,171,911
Fun fact: In this movie Ken wears 21 different outfits.
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16
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - $1,066,179,725
Fun fact: The film has been banned in China for cannibalism, which was an integral part to the movie's story line.
15
The Dark Knight Rises - $1,084,439,099
Fun fact: Tom Hardy (5'10") wore 3 inch lifts to make his character Bane appear as tall or taller than fellow co-stars Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine.
14
Transformers: Age of Extinction - $1,104,039,076
Fun fact: According to the studio, 90% of Mark Wahlberg's stunts in the film are done by him.
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13
Skyfall - $1,108,561,013
Fun fact: Daniel Craig, not his stunt double, performed the daring stunt of leaping and sliding down the escalator rail.
12
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - $1,119,929,521
Fun fact: Andy Serkis and Elijah Wood both got prop rings used in the movie by director Peter Jackson and both thought they got the only one.
11
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - $1,123,794,079
Fun fact: Despite the rumors of a fight between Megan Fox and Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg was the one who got Fox fired.
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10
Iron Man 3 - $1,215,439,994
Fun fact: The first cut of this movie was 3 hours and 15 minutes long, but they sliced it down to 1 hour and 59 minutes.
9
Frozen - $1,275,772,511
Fun fact: Over 24 minutes of the film are dedicated solely to musical performances.
8
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - $1,341,511,219
Fun fact: This is the only movie in the series where Hermione flies on a broom.
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7
Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Fun fact: Quicksilver's first line was the same as his last, both said to Hawkeye, "You didn't see that coming?"
6
Furious 7
Fun fact: Paul Walker's brothers, Caleb and Cody, were among the body doubles filling in for Paul after his death.
5
The Avengers - $1,518,594,910
Fun fact: This is the first Marvel Studios movie to make $1 billion (the 5 previous movies span from Iron Man to Captain America: The First Avenger).
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4
Jurassic World
Fun fact: Jimmy Buffett has a cameo in the film as the man carrying two margaritas - how appropriate!
3
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - $2,028,057,964
Fun fact: Harrison Ford received top billing for the film, making him the first non-Jedi actor to be credited first.
2
Titanic - $2,186,772,302
Fun fact: When Jack says, "Lie on that bed, uh, I mean couch," during the infamous drawing scene, Leonardo DiCaprio made a line mistake but James Cameron liked it so much, he kept it.
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1
Avatar - $2,787,965,087
Fun fact: When Sam Worthington (Jake Sully) auditioned for the role, he was living in his car.

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