What are some of the highest grossing movies in theaters?


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Some of the highest grossing movies, as of 2015, include ���Avatar,��� ���Titanic��� and ���Jurassic World.��� These blockbuster films were major successes worldwide, generating billions of dollars in revenue.

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James Cameron���s science fiction epic ���Avatar��� ranks as the biggest blockbuster of all time, making more than $2.7 billion worldwide. Released during the Christmas season of 2009, the film focuses on the struggles of an alien race as a human mining company attempts to exploit their resource-rich planet. The film���s updated tale of colonialism and innovative special effects made it the must-see movie of the season.

���Titanic��� secures James Cameron���s status as a Hollywood hit maker, ranking as the second-highest grossing film of all time. The 1997 historical romance stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as two unlikely lovers aboard the doomed cruise ship. A global phenomenon coupled with a hit soundtrack, the film���s mix of action and romance brought in audiences of all types, and the film grossed more than $2 billion worldwide.

An update of the popular dinosaur series, summer blockbuster ���Jurassic World��� broke the previous franchise entries��� records when it was released in 2015, grossing more than $1.6 billion worldwide. Featuring a new version of the ill-fated amusement park that actually opens to the public, the film stars Chris Pratt as a dinosaur trainer who must save the day when a genetically modified specimen breaks loose.

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