10 Biggest Box-Office Hits of All Time

With a barrage of blockbusters served to the audiences every month, one does wonder what are the highest grossing movies of Hollywood till date. When you look at the below list, you will be surprised that only one movie from this century was able to make it. Guess what? Movies were earning money back in the time, as much as they are doing now. But don’t discount the recent movies yet. Films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther have shattered all previous records and are fast progressing to earn their spot in the top grossing movies of all time – in fact Star Wars: The Force Awakens already has. In a way it is an encouraging sign that people still like to go to theaters for certain kind of movies — despite the advent of TV streaming services like Netflix.

With all of that said, let’s finally look at the the list of top grossing movies of all time. These are greatest box office hits ever.

Remember: The worldwide collections of the movies have been adjusted for inflation.


10. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)


Worldwide Gross: $2,103,000,000


9. Jaws (1975)


Worldwide Gross: $2,027,000,000


8. Doctor Zivago (1965)

Doctor Zivago

Worldwide Gross: $2,073,000,000


7. The Ten Commandments (1956)


Worldwide Gross: $2,187,000,000


6. E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982)


Worldwide Gross: $2,310,000,000


5. The Sound of Music  (1965)


Worldwide Gross: $2,366,000,000


4. Titanic (1997)


Worldwide Gross: $2,516,000,000


3. Star Wars (1977)

Star Wars, 1977, directed by George Lucas

Worldwide Gross: $2,825,000,000


2. Avatar (2009)


Worldwide Gross: $3,020,000,000


1. Gone With The Wind (1939)

GONE WITH THE WIND, Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, 1939.

Worldwide Gross: $3,440,000,000

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