19 Movies That Have Made Over $1 Billion at the Box Office
By Zach Seemayer
This weekend, Transformers: Age Of Extinction joined the prestigious club of movies that have earned over $1 billion worldwide. The club is so exclusive that only 19 films out of the hundreds of thousands that have been released have ever made it to this level.
To celebrate the new addition, let's take a look at every film that captured enough imaginations to earn the gross domestic product of some smaller nations.
$2.78 billion (Directed by James Cameron)
$2.18 billion (Also directed by James Cameron)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2
Iron Man 3
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Lord Of The Rings: The Return of The King
The Dark Knight Rises
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Toy Story 3
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Alice in Wonderland
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Transformers: Age of Extinction
The Dark Knight
When box office totals are adjusted for inflation, only two members of the current club manage to stay in the top 10.
Here is the exclusive Top 10 Billion Dollar Box Office Club roster, when inflation is taken into consideration:
1. Gone with the Wind (1939) - $3.301 billion 2. Avatar (2009) - $2.782 billion 3. Star Wars (1977) - $2.710 billion 4. Titanic (1997) - $2.413 billion 5. The Sound of Music (1965) - $2.269 billion 6. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) - $2.216 billion 7. The Ten Commandments (1956) - $2.098 billion 8. Doctor Zhivago (1965) - $1.988 billion 9. Jaws (1975) - $1.945 billion 10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) - $1.746 billion