> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE


FASTEST TO $100–$500 MILLION
(Ties are broken by a movie's total gross on the day it crossed the milestone.)


RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioDays to
$250m*
Gross-to-DateDateTotal Gross^Release
Date**
1 1 Marvel's The Avengers Buena Vista 6 $257,627,807 5/09/12 $623,357,910 5/4/12
2 5 Iron Man 3 Buena Vista 9 $264,188,043 5/11/13 $409,013,994 5/3/13
3 8 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista 10 $258,364,766 7/16/06 $423,315,812 7/7/06
4 16 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista 13 $251,344,663 6/30/10 $415,004,880 6/18/10
5 20 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Buena Vista 16 $255,505,533 3/20/10 $334,191,110 3/5/10
6 27 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Buena Vista 17 $253,441,723 6/10/07 $309,420,425 5/25/07
7 41 Guardians of the Galaxy Buena Vista 24 $251,456,069 8/24/14 $333,176,600 8/1/14
8 47 Finding Nemo Buena Vista 31 $253,991,677 6/29/03 $339,714,978 5/30/03
9 48 Up Buena Vista 31 $250,234,554 6/28/09 $293,004,164 5/29/09
10 50 Monsters University Buena Vista 33 $250,940,258 7/23/13 $268,492,764 6/21/13
11 52 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista 34 $250,357,188 1/11/06 $291,710,957 12/9/05
12 58 Frozen Buena Vista 39 $256,016,197 12/30/13 $400,738,009 11/27/13
13 60 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista 42 $251,296,996 8/19/03 $305,413,918 7/9/03
14 66 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Buena Vista 45 $250,532,304 5/18/14 $259,766,572 4/4/14
15 69 The Incredibles Buena Vista 58 $250,428,514 1/01/05 $261,441,092 11/5/04
16 74 The Lion King Buena Vista 68 $251,364,916 8/21/94 $312,855,561 6/24/94
17 76 The Sixth Sense Buena Vista 74 $250,208,911 10/18/99 $293,506,292 8/6/99
18 77 Monsters, Inc. Buena Vista 83 $250,058,575 1/23/02 $255,873,250 11/2/01
19 15 Shrek 2 DreamWorks 13 $260,313,719 5/31/04 $441,226,247 5/19/04
20 73 Shrek DreamWorks 66 $250,280,187 7/20/01 $267,665,011 5/16/01
21 10 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox 11 $255,648,711 5/29/05 $380,270,577 5/19/05
22 14 Avatar Fox 12 $250,419,951 12/29/09 $749,766,139 12/18/09
23 34 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox 19 $255,758,124 6/06/99 $431,088,295 5/19/99
24 42 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox 24 $250,707,632 6/08/02 $302,191,252 5/16/02
25 57 Independence Day Fox 38 $250,668,099 8/09/96 $306,169,268 7/3/96
26 80 Home Alone Fox 126 $250,284,978 3/21/91 $285,761,243 11/16/90
27 81 Night at the Museum Fox 127 $250,027,721 4/27/07 $250,863,268 12/22/06
28 84 Return of the Jedi Fox 229 $250,380,055 1/08/84 $252,583,617 5/25/83
29 3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Lionsgate 8 $253,686,504 11/29/13 $424,668,047 11/22/13
30 11 The Hunger Games Lionsgate 11 $253,006,396 4/02/12 $408,010,692 3/23/12
31 21 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Lionsgate 16 $252,704,200 12/06/14 $337,135,885 11/21/14
32 25 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Lionsgate/Summit 16 $250,209,035 12/01/12 $292,324,737 11/16/12
33 19 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line 16 $262,230,583 1/01/04 $377,027,325 12/17/03
34 29 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line 18 $254,290,037 1/04/03 $339,789,881 12/18/02
35 55 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line 37 $250,646,197 1/24/02 $313,364,114 12/19/01
36 30 The Passion of the Christ Newmarket 18 $253,792,087 3/13/04 $370,274,604 2/25/04
37 28 Iron Man 2 Paramount 17 $251,026,061 5/23/10 $312,433,331 5/7/10
38 31 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount 18 $253,014,750 6/08/08 $317,101,119 5/22/08
39 40 Iron Man Paramount 24 $252,614,669 5/25/08 $318,412,101 5/2/08
40 53 Titanic Paramount 36 $256,392,349 1/23/98 $600,788,188 12/19/97
41 71 Star Trek Paramount 60 $250,088,417 7/06/09 $257,730,019 5/8/09
42 75 Forrest Gump Paramount 72 $250,194,602 9/15/94 $329,694,499 7/6/94
43 7 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount (DreamWorks) 9 $251,035,008 7/02/09 $402,111,870 6/24/09
44 12 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Paramount (DreamWorks) 12 $261,078,700 7/10/11 $352,390,543 6/29/11
45 26 Shrek the Third Paramount (DreamWorks) 17 $255,927,783 6/03/07 $322,719,944 5/18/07
46 33 Transformers Paramount (DreamWorks) 19 $256,587,821 7/21/07 $319,246,193 7/3/07
47 13 Spider-Man 2 Sony / Columbia 12 $256,438,326 7/11/04 $373,585,825 6/30/04
48 17 Spider-Man 3 Sony / Columbia 13 $250,433,791 5/16/07 $336,530,303 5/4/07
49 18 Spider-Man Sony / Columbia 15 $252,374,308 5/17/02 $403,706,375 5/3/02
50 44 Skyfall Sony / Columbia 28 $250,620,080 12/06/12 $304,360,277 11/9/12
51 51 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony / Columbia 34 $250,740,648 8/05/12 $262,030,663 7/3/12
52 22 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit Entertainment 16 $251,530,186 12/05/09 $296,623,634 11/20/09
53 23 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit Entertainment 16 $251,371,417 7/15/10 $300,531,751 6/30/10
54 36 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 Summit Entertainment 20 $250,457,900 12/07/11 $281,287,133 11/18/11
55 9 Furious 7 Universal 10 $251,516,400 4/12/15 $294,510,675 4/3/15
56 24 Despicable Me 2 Universal 16 $251,100,035 7/18/13 $368,061,265 7/3/13
57 54 Jurassic Park Universal 37 $252,527,270 7/17/93 $357,067,947 6/11/93
58 56 Meet the Fockers Universal 37 $250,346,140 1/27/05 $279,261,160 12/22/04
59 65 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Universal 45 $251,628,905 12/31/00 $260,044,825 11/17/00
60 78 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Universal 101 $250,600,981 9/19/82 $359,197,037 6/11/82
61 83 Despicable Me Universal 150 $250,004,040 12/05/10 $251,513,985 7/9/10
62 2 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 8 $261,847,503 7/25/08 $533,345,358 7/18/08
63 4 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. 9 $267,458,321 7/28/12 $448,139,099 7/20/12
64 6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Warner Bros. 9 $258,934,716 7/23/11 $381,011,219 7/15/11
65 32 Man of Steel Warner Bros. 18 $251,621,616 7/01/13 $291,045,518 6/14/13
66 35 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. 19 $255,672,245 8/02/09 $301,959,197 7/15/09
67 37 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Warner Bros. 22 $251,585,745 12/10/10 $295,983,305 11/19/10
68 38 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. 22 $251,461,852 1/04/13 $303,003,568 12/14/12
69 39 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros. 23 $251,505,177 8/02/07 $292,004,738 7/11/07
70 43 The Matrix Reloaded Warner Bros. 28 $250,729,765 6/11/03 $281,576,461 5/15/03
71 45 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. 30 $250,661,379 12/17/05 $290,013,036 11/18/05
72 46 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. 30 $250,162,983 12/15/01 $317,575,550 11/16/01
73 49 Inception Warner Bros. 32 $250,001,841 8/16/10 $292,576,195 7/16/10
74 59 American Sniper Warner Bros. 40 $250,397,650 2/02/15 $347,762,901 1/16/15
75 61 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros. 42 $250,178,924 1/23/14 $258,366,855 12/13/13
76 62 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros. 42 $250,000,941 1/27/15 $255,119,788 12/17/14
77 63 I Am Legend Warner Bros. 43 $250,049,656 1/25/08 $256,393,010 12/14/07
78 64 The Hangover Part II Warner Bros. 44 $250,013,174 7/08/11 $254,464,305 5/26/11
79 67 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros. 51 $250,741,823 1/04/03 $261,988,482 11/15/02
80 68 The Hangover Warner Bros. 56 $250,696,417 7/30/09 $277,322,503 6/5/09
81 70 The LEGO Movie Warner Bros. 58 $250,196,189 4/05/14 $257,760,692 2/7/14
82 72 Gravity Warner Bros. 61 $250,000,975 12/03/13 $274,092,705 10/4/13
83 79 The Blind Side Warner Bros. 107 $250,181,633 3/06/10 $255,959,475 11/20/09
84 82 Batman Warner Bros. 136 $250,003,913 11/05/89 $251,188,924 6/23/89

CHART NOTES
* If daily gross is not availabe, the number of days is calculated as of the weekly or weekend gross cume date.
^ Gross does not include additional releases, if any. Preview grosses are included but not counted as an additional day(s).
** Release Date is the day the movie went into wide release (600+ theaters).

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