The 40 Highest-Grossing Films Of All Time
Avengers: Endgame officially unseated Avatar as the highest-grossing movie of all time in July 2019, the most recent harbinger of Marvel Studio’s complete big screen takeover. Walt Disney Studios is the most profitable distributor in the world, with the MCU, Lucasfilm, and Frozen under its belt, but the cinematic landscape wasn’t always this way. Looking at the twenty most successful films of all time, you can trace our collective history from when Gone with the Wind caused a national frenzy to Universal Pictures’s box office domination in the not-to-distant past. These stats aren’t just fun facts to bore your friends with at parties — they’re our living history.