Over the course of 25 years, only 30 films have crossed the $1 billion worldwide box office sales threshold. While rising ticket prices increase the odds of hitting the mark, especially for popular franchises like “Star Wars,” right now it is still an exclusive club. Here are the films included in the group.
30. “The Dark Knight” (2008)

Gross revenue: $1,004,600,000
29. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012)

Gross revenue: $1,021,100,000
28. “Zootopia” (2016)

Gross revenue: $1,023,800,000
27. “Alice in Wonderland” (2010)

Gross revenue: $1,025,500,000
26. “Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace” (1999)

Gross revenue: $1,027,000,000
25. “Finding Dory” (2016)

Gross revenue: $1,027,900,000
24. “Jurassic Park” (1993)

Gross revenue: $1,029,200,000
23. “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” (2011)

Gross revenue: $1,045,700,000
22. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2016)

Gross revenue: $1,056,000,000
21. “The Fate of the Furious” (2017)

Gross revenue: $1,060,300,000
20. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” (2006)

Gross revenue: $1,066,200,000
19. “Toy Story 3” (2010)

Gross revenue: $1,067,000,000
18. “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012)

Gross revenue: $1,084,900,000
17. Transformers Age of Extinction” (2014)

Gross revenue: $1,104,000,000
16. “Skyfall” (2012)

Gross revenue: $1,108,600,000
15. “Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (2003)

Gross revenue: $1,119,900,000
14. “Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon” (2011)

Gross revenue: $1,123,800,000
13. “Beauty and the Beast” (2017)

Gross revenue: $1,142,500,000
12. “Captain America: Civil War” (2016)

Gross revenue: $1,153,300,000
11. “Minions” (2015)

Gross revenue: $1,159,400,000
10. “Iron Man 3” (2013)

Gross revenue: $1,214,800,000
9. “Frozen” (2013)

Gross revenue: $1,276,500,000
8. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two” (2011)

Gross revenue: $1,341,500,000
7. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015)

Gross revenue: $1,405,400,000
6. “Furious 7” (2015)

Gross revenue: $1,516,000,000
5. “Marvel’s The Avengers” (2012)

Gross revenue: $1,518,800,000
4. “Jurassic World” (2015)

Gross revenue: $1,670,400,000
3. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015)

Gross revenue: $2,068,200,000
2. “Titanic” (1997)

Gross revenue: $2,186,800,000
1. “Avatar” (2009)

Gross revenue: $2,788,000,000

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