> 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
$300m*
Gross-to-DateDateTotal Gross^Release
Date**
1 1 Marvel's The Avengers Buena Vista 9 $342,148,409 5/12/12 $623,357,910 5/4/12
2 6 Iron Man 3 Buena Vista 14 $301,891,883 5/16/13 $409,013,994 5/3/13
3 9 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista 16 $311,341,880 7/22/06 $423,315,812 7/7/06
4 13 Toy Story 3 Buena Vista 18 $301,883,298 7/05/10 $415,004,880 6/18/10
5 21 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Buena Vista 28 $301,525,693 4/01/10 $334,191,110 3/5/10
6 29 Guardians of the Galaxy Buena Vista 44 $303,904,198 9/13/14 $333,176,600 8/1/14
7 30 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Buena Vista 44 $300,870,959 7/07/07 $309,420,425 5/25/07
8 32 Frozen Buena Vista 47 $300,321,753 1/07/14 $400,738,009 11/27/13
9 34 Finding Nemo Buena Vista 51 $301,815,991 7/19/03 $339,714,978 5/30/03
10 42 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista 101 $300,086,778 10/17/03 $305,413,918 7/9/03
11 47 The Lion King Buena Vista 188 $300,352,905 1/02/95 $312,855,561 6/24/94
12 12 Shrek 2 DreamWorks 18 $302,608,864 6/05/04 $441,226,247 5/19/04
13 7 Avatar Fox 15 $308,898,218 1/01/10 $749,766,139 12/18/09
14 11 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Fox 17 $300,336,979 6/04/05 $380,270,577 5/19/05
15 20 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Fox 28 $303,061,673 6/15/99 $431,088,295 5/19/99
16 44 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Fox 104 $300,001,541 8/27/02 $302,191,252 5/16/02
17 45 Independence Day Fox 115 $300,012,195 10/25/96 $306,169,268 7/3/96
18 4 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Lionsgate 12 $303,708,162 12/03/13 $424,668,047 11/22/13
19 10 The Hunger Games Lionsgate 17 $302,450,722 4/08/12 $408,010,692 3/23/12
20 25 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Lionsgate 36 $300,182,013 12/26/14 $337,135,885 11/21/14
21 18 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line 24 $301,788,798 1/09/04 $377,027,325 12/17/03
22 24 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line 34 $300,122,052 1/20/03 $339,789,881 12/18/02
23 43 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line 102 $300,715,498 3/30/02 $313,364,114 12/19/01
24 22 The Passion of the Christ Newmarket 29 $300,753,003 3/24/04 $370,274,604 2/25/04
25 27 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount 39 $300,085,447 6/29/08 $317,101,119 5/22/08
26 28 Iron Man 2 Paramount 40 $300,331,985 6/15/10 $312,433,331 5/7/10
27 31 Titanic Paramount 44 $300,809,839 1/31/98 $600,788,188 12/19/97
28 33 Iron Man Paramount 48 $300,042,790 6/18/08 $318,412,101 5/2/08
29 48 Forrest Gump Paramount 193 $300,000,000 1/14/95 $329,694,499 7/6/94
30 5 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount (DreamWorks) 14 $305,522,774 7/07/09 $402,111,870 6/24/09
31 14 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Paramount (DreamWorks) 19 $302,878,797 7/17/11 $352,390,543 6/29/11
32 23 Shrek the Third Paramount (DreamWorks) 34 $300,965,639 6/20/07 $322,719,944 5/18/07
33 26 Transformers Paramount (DreamWorks) 39 $300,560,008 8/10/07 $319,246,193 7/3/07
34 15 Spider-Man 2 Sony / Columbia 19 $302,287,882 7/18/04 $373,585,825 6/30/04
35 16 Spider-Man Sony / Columbia 22 $305,073,768 5/24/02 $403,706,375 5/3/02
36 17 Spider-Man 3 Sony / Columbia 24 $303,977,758 5/27/07 $336,530,303 5/4/07
37 39 Skyfall Sony / Columbia 71 $300,149,583 1/18/13 $304,360,277 11/9/12
38 41 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Summit Entertainment 81 $300,047,908 9/18/10 $300,531,751 6/30/10
39 19 Despicable Me 2 Universal 25 $301,650,860 7/27/13 $368,061,265 7/3/13
40 37 Jurassic Park Universal 67 $300,228,025 8/16/93 $357,067,947 6/11/93
41 46 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Universal 184 $300,798,974 12/11/82 $359,197,037 6/11/82
42 2 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 10 $313,781,677 7/27/08 $533,345,358 7/18/08
43 3 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. 12 $304,045,972 7/31/12 $448,139,099 7/20/12
44 8 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Warner Bros. 15 $303,092,462 7/29/11 $381,011,219 7/15/11
45 35 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Warner Bros. 52 $300,404,434 1/06/02 $317,575,550 11/16/01
46 36 American Sniper Warner Bros. 53 $304,113,098 2/15/15 $344,540,234 1/16/15
47 38 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. 67 $300,161,285 2/18/13 $303,003,568 12/14/12
48 40 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. 77 $300,011,724 9/29/09 $301,959,197 7/15/09

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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