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Highest Grossing Movies Worldwide

Films that have earned the most in worldwide ticket sales at the box office

 
 

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    Top Ten: Highest Grossing Movies Worldwide (All-Time)



1. Titanic (1997)
Box Office: $1,842,879,955
Director: James Cameron
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane
Two people of different social classes fall in love on board the ill-fated maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic.

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Box Office: $1,119,110,941
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin
Gandalf and the King of Rohan rally their forces while Sauron continues on his quest for Middle Earth.

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Box Office: $1,066,179,725
Director: Gore Verbinski
Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
Captain Jack Sparrow's debt is due, and Will and Elizabeth are arrested by Lord Cutler Beckett.

4. The Dark Knight (2008)
Box Office: $1,001,921,825
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
The latest Batman movie has the Caped Crusader protecting Gotham City from his arch nemesis, the Joker.

5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (Sorcerer's) Stone (2001)
Box Office: $974,733,550
Director: Chris Columbus
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
On his 11th birthday, Harry discovers that he is a wizard and is then sent to a magic school.

6. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Box Office: $960,996,492
Director: Gore Verbinski
Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
The crew of the Black Pearl attempts to rescue Captain Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones' Locker.

7. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Box Office: $938,212,738
Director: David Yates
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
Harry is now in his 5th year at Hogwarts, the school of magic, and has nightmares of Lord Voldemort's return.

8. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Box Office: $928,875,208
Director: David Yates
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
A mysterious book annotated with additional instructions allow Harry to excel in class.

9. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Box Office: $925,282,504
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin
Frodo and Sam meet Gollum, and continue on their quest to destroy the Ring at Mordor.

10. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
Box Office: $924,317,558
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman
Two Jedi Knights flee the planet Naboo with The Queen and along the way encounter young Anakin Skywalker.
 
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Updated: November 01 2009 | Ref: Box Office Mojo

 
 
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