What Are Some High-Grossing Blockbuster Movies?


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Some of the highest-grossing blockbuster movies are "Avatar," "Titanic," "Marvel's The Avengers," "Furious 7," "Jurassic World," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Frozen" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." "Avatar" ranks the highest, as of 2015, earning more than $2.78 billion worldwide.

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"Avatar" and "Titanic," both directed by James Cameron, are the first two movies to have ever grossed over $2 billion worldwide. "Titanic" has grossed $658.7 million domestically. "Marvel's The Avengers" and "Furious 7" have grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide. "Jurassic World," released in 2015, grossed over $500 million domestically in 17 days, and grossed over $1 billion worldwide in less than two weeks.

When adjusted for inflation, "Gone with the Wind," "Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope," "The Sound of Music" and "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" rank in the top five domestic grosses of all time.

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