Top 50 Highest Grossing Movies of All Time

Top 50 Highest Grossing Movies of All Time

So, we today here decided to put together a list of the 50 highest-grossing movies of all time.

In addition to the how much the movie earned at box office we have also compiled information about the rating of the movie in IMDB, Director of the film and some fun facts related to the film.

So please take your time and Enjoy!

Disclaimer: Our list movies and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various trusted sources like IMDB, Box Office Mojo & Wikipedia.

Here we GO!

50. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part-1 (2010)

Worldwide Gross: $976,999,243

Director: David Yates

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Fun Fact: Upon first seeing the set for Hermione’s bedroom, Emma Watson insisted to the set decorators that there should be more books.

Did you know ?

Late Hollywood actor Robin Williams was rejected for Hagrid’s role in the ‘Harry Potter’ film franchise, as per casting director Janet Hirshenson. She added that this was because only British actors were being cast. In 2011, Robin had said, “There were a couple of parts I would have wanted to play, but there was a ban on [using] American actors.”

For more of these, Read our post on 22 most headline-making movie “no thank yous” in Hollywood history.

49. The Dark Knight (2008)

Worldwide Gross: $1,005,082,390

Director: Christopher Nolan

IMDB score: 9

Fun Fact: The Dark Knight was the first ever narrative film to use IMAX cameras. Nolan used the IMAX cameras to shoot six of the movie’s major action set pieces, including the breathtaking opening bank heist sequence and a number of aerial shots.

48. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Worldwide Gross: $1,006,917,662

Director:  Chris Columbus

IMDB Rating: 7.6

Fun Fact: The late Robin Williams reportedly wanted to play Rubeus Hagrid in the films but was turned down. Unfortunately for Williams, the books’ author J.K. Rowling was insistent on having a British actors-only cast.

47. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Worldwide Gross: $1,017,003,568

Director: Peter Jackson

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Fun Fact: “The Battle of The Five Armies” holds the world record for the longest fight sequence in a film, at 45 minutes in the theatrical version.

46. Zootopia (2016)

Worldwide Gross: $1,023,792,209

Director:  Byron Howard, Rich Moore

IMDB score: 8

Fun Fact: There are 64 unique species in “Zootopia”.

45. Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Worldwide Gross: $1,025,468,216

Director:  Tim Burton

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Fun Fact: The novels were banned in China in 1931, on the grounds that ‘animals should not use human language

44. Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Worldwide Gross: $1,027,082,707

Director: George Lucas

IMDB Rating: 6.5

Fun Fact: In The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Yoda was portrayed by a puppet cause technology wasn’t up to the mark at that time. But thank fully years later, The Phantom Menace was rereleased, with a fully CGI Yoda replacing the puppet.

43. Finding Dory (2016)

Worldwide Gross: $1,028,570,889

Director: Andrew Stanton

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Fun Fact: The cantankerous octopus in “Finding Dory”, Hank has made a cameo appearance in every Pixar film starting with 1995’s “Toy Story.”

42. Jurassic Park (1993)

Worldwide Gross: $1,033,925,811

Director:  Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow, J. A. Bayona, Joe Johnston

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Fun Fact: After filming wrapped, George Lucas took the post production responsibilities so Spielberg could start work on his dream project “Schindler’s List”.

41. Despicable Me – 3 (2017)

Worldwide Gross: $1,034,800,131

Directors:  Pierre CoffinKyle Balda

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Fun Fact: The Despicable Me franchise is inspired by the physical comedy of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Peter Sellers and Rowan Atkinson.

40. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Worldwide Gross: $1,045,713,802

Director: Rob Marshall

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Fun Fact:  Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was not permitted to have fun in the sun on her days off…as the unearthly mermaid known as Syrena, she had to maintain her pale complexion.

39. Aladdin (2019)

Worldwide Gross: $1,050,693,953

Director: Guy Ritchie

IMDB Rating: 7

Fun Fact: The name Jasmine comes from the Persian ‘Yasameen,’ which means “gift of God.”.

38. Rogue One: A Star Wars story (2016)

Worldwide Gross: $1,056,057,720

Director: Gareth Edwards

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Fun Fact: One of the best reviews of the new film likely came from George Lucas himself who claimed to have loved the movie. Director Gareth Edwards stated, ‘his opinion means the world to me.’

37. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Worldwide Gross: $1,066,179,747

Director: Gore Verbinski

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Fun Fact: The pistol that Jack Sparrow uses isn’t a prop, it’s a genuine handgun which was crafted in London as far back as 1760.

36. Toy Story – 3 (2010)

Worldwide Gross: $1,066,969,815

Director: Lee Unkrich

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Fun Fact: Buzz Lightyear is named after Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon.

35. Toy Story – 4 (2019)

Worldwide Gross: 1,073,394,593

Director: Josh Cooley

IMDB Rating: 7.8

Fun Fact: The Toy Story – 4 is the first feature-length computer-animated movie ever made. 

34. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – IX (2019)

Worldwide Gross: $1,074,144,248

Director:  J.J. Abrams

IMDB Rating: 6.6

Fun Fact: The visual effects team of Episode 9 refer the color of Rey’s new lightsaber as “yellow optimism.”

33. Joker (2019)

Worldwide Gross: $1,074,251,311

Director: Todd Phillips

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Fun Fact: Originally, Warner Bros. wanted its low-budget character study of the Joker to be directed by Martin Scorsese. They wanted Leonardo DiCaprio to play Arthur Fleck and Robert De Niro to play Murray Franklin

32. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Worldwide Gross: $1,081,141,435

Director: Christopher Nolan

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Fun Fact: When Bruce Wayne traces the fake fingerprints that the Catwoman was wearing when she cracked his safe, the result shows a “Nikolai Ondrejko”. This is the same name that was used by the Joker to author the fake obituary for the Mayor in The Dark Knight (2008).

31. The Lion King (1994)

Worldwide Gross: $1,083,720,507

Director: Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers

IMDB Rating: 8.5

Fun Fact: It took three years for the film’s CG department to create the wildebeest stampede.

30. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Worldwide Gross: $1,104,054,072

Director: Michael Bay

IMDB Rating: 5.6

Fun Fact: Seventy minutes of Transformers: Age of Extinction is dedicated to action sequences.

29. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

Worldwide Gross: $1,104,826,325

Director: David Leitch

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Fun Fact: Dwayne Johnson’s Mom Wanted to badly to play the role of Hobbs’s mom in the film.

28. Skyfall (2012)

Worldwide Gross: $1,108,561,013

Director: Sam Mendes

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Fun Fact: Adele’s theme song brought Daniel Craig to tears.

27. Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Worldwide Gross: $1,123,794,079

Director: Michael Bay

IMDB Rating: 6.2

Fun Fact: Megan Fox Was Cut From Dark Of The Moon After Making Comments About Bay’s Directing. Fox said in an interview with Wonderland magazinethat Bay “wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So he’s a nightmare to work for.”

26. Captain Marvel (2019)

Worldwide Gross: $1,128,438,993

Director:  Anna BodenRyan Fleck

IMDB score: 6.9

Fun Fact: Carol Danvers briefly worked with The Daily Bugle as the editor of their women’s subsidiary, Woman Magazine. The same news company where Peter Parker worked previously.