The 25 Biggest Summer Blockbusters at the Box Office

Summer is coming. And with summer fast approaching, we’re all racing to get our summer bodies ready (can I have abs AND pizza?). Rush no longer, because what is more important than bikinis on the beach are the summer blockbusters we’ve all come to love. As we anticipate an active summer movie slate, let’s look back on the most successful summer blockbusters of the last 25 years.

25
$162.8 million
Opened: June 19, 1992
24
$184 million
Opened: June 16, 1995
23
$204.8 million
Opened: July 3, 1991
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22
$215.4 million
Opened: May 24, 2000
21
$216.5
Opened: July 24, 1998
20
$250.7 million
Opened: June 2, 1997
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19
$267.7 million
Opened: May 18, 2001
18
$306.2 million
Opened: July 2, 1996
17
$329.7 million
Opened: July 6, 1994
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16
$333.2 million
Opened: August 1, 2014
15
$336.5 million
Opened: May 4, 2007
14
$339.7 million
Opened: May 30, 2003
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13
$357.1 million
Opened: June 11, 1993
12
$380.3 million
Opened: May 19, 2005
11
$381 million
Opened: July 15, 2011
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10
$402.1 million
Opened: June 24, 2009
9
$403.7 million
Opened: May 3, 2002
8
$409 million
Opened: May 3, 2013
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7
$415 million
Opened: June 18, 2010
6
$423.3 million
Opened: July 7, 2006
5
$431.1 million
Opened: May 19, 1999
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4
$441.2 million
Opened: May 19, 2004
3
$533.3 million
Opened: July 18, 2008
2
$623.4 million
Opened: May 4, 2012
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1
$652.3 million
Opened: June 9, 2015

All numbers are U.S. box office estimates and release dates.

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