The Top Grossing Films Around the World

1
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Paramount Pictures via Everett Collection
After a few short weeks, 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' has become China's highest grossing film of all time. Michael Bay continues to break down cultural barriers with giant robot smashing.
2
Skyfall
Skyfall
Columbia Pictures via Everett Collection
The most recent James Bond adventure is the U.K.'s highest grossing film, proving that the legendary spy is basically a superhero in a tuxedo.
3
Titanic
Titanic
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
'Titanic' is the top grossing film in France, Brazil, South Africa, and more, showing that the themes of romance and shipwrecks are universal.
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4
The Avengers
The Avengers
Marvel Studios
'The Avengers' is the highest grossing film in Mexico, which means Tony Stark will suddenly be really into tamales once 'Age of Ultron' rolls around. Shawarma was so 2012.
5
Avatar
Avatar
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
'Avatar' is the top grossing film in Italy, Russia, Australia, South Korea, Germany, and the United States. The film's dominance across the globe shows that deep down, we all just want to be giant, blue cat people.
6
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Ice Age: Continental Drift
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
For some reason, 'Ice Age: Continental Drift' is the top grossing film in several South American countries including Argentina, Chile, and Colombia. We get the whole escapism thing, but It must have been a really tough summer on the equator.
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7
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3
Marvel Studios
Shane Black's 'Iron Man 3' is the top grossing film in the Philippines. Maybe Tony Stark should start thinking about putting up a second Stark Tower in Manila.
8
Spirited Away
Spirited Away
Toho
Thankfully, one of Hayo Miyazaki's finest films, 'Spirited Away' is the top grossing film in Japan, proving that there's still life in 2D animated film.

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