Ever since 1937, when Disney Studios launched Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney has had a maintain over cinema-lovers.
Be it animated classics like The Jungle Book and Cinderella, dwell motion remakes of… properly, The Jungle Book and Cinderella, or modern-day faourites together with Ratatouille and Inside Out—a Disney film means money might be splashed on the field workplace.
With Disney buying Marvel in 2009 and Lucasfilm in 2012, the studios have much more field workplace juggernauts below their belts.
Below, we have a look at Disney’s high 20 highest-grossing films of all time at field workplace, utilizing worldwide figures from film database The Numbers.
- 20. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
- 19. Toy Story 3
- 18. Toy Story 4
- 17. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker
- 16. The Lion King
- 15. Captain Marvel
- 14. Captain America: Civil War
- 13. Iron Man 3
- 12. Incredibles 2
- 11. Beauty and the Beast
- 10. Frozen
- 9. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
- 8. Black Panther
- 7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
- 6. Frozen 2
- 5. The Avengers
- 4. The Lion King
- 3. Avengers: Infinity War
- 2. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
- 1. Avengers: Endgame
20. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been extraordinarily profitable for Disney, and the second installment, Dead Man’s Chest, grew to become the very best grossing film of 2006.
The swashbuckler starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley additionally grew to become the quickest movie on the time to gross over $1 billion on the field workplace.
19. Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 did not simply make all of us cry, it was Pixar‘s highest-grossing movie thus far on the time.
The computer-animated movie, launched in 2010, noticed Woody, Buzz and co by chance donated to a daycare centre when Andy went off to varsity.
It was nominated for Best Picture on the Oscars and handed the billion greenback mark on the field workplace. It was additionally one of the most costly animated movies ever made.
18. Toy Story 4
After 9 years away, the toys made a triumphant return as we watched them alter to life with Bonnie and a brand new toy named Forky, voiced by Tony Hale.
Gaining vital acclaim, it received the Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
17. Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker
2019’s The Rise of Skywalker marked the top of the nine-part Skywalker saga, however it acquired blended opinions upon launch.
It was the bottom grossing installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, however nonetheless managed to rank because the seventh highest grossing movie of 2019.
16. The Lion King
The just one of Disney’s extra traditional titles to make the minimize is 1994’s The Lion King, which has continued to thrill audiences through the years.
The story of Simba, who is ready to succeed his father Mufasa as King of the Pride Lands, stays the highest-grossing historically animated movie of all time.
15. Captain Marvel
The first of the Marvel superhero films to make the record, 2019’s Captain Marvel is Marvel’s first female-led movie.
The blockbuster, starring Brie Larson, might be adopted by The Marvels in 2022.
14. Captain America: Civil War
The 2016 sequel to Captain America and Captain America: Winter Soldier was essentially the most profitable of the trilogy, and was additionally that 12 months’s highest grossing movie.
While it’s believed Chris Evans has hung up his protect, a fourth movie starring Anthony Mackie is within the works.
13. Iron Man 3
Three is a magic quantity, and the third Iron Man is essentially the most profitable of the bunch.
The seventh movie within the MCU, starring Robert Downey Jr. because the titular hero, aka Tony Stark acquired Best Visual Effects nominations on the Academy Awards and the BAFTA Awards.
12. Incredibles 2
After 14 years away, The Incredibles returned to our screens in 2018 to vital acclaim.
Incredibles 2 is Pixar’s highest grossing movie, and acquired an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature.
11. Beauty and the Beast
Disney remade its 1991 animated traditional Beauty and the Beast in 2017, with Emma Watson enjoying Belle and Dan Stevens as Beast.
While live-action remakes may not be everybody’s cup of tea, the movie was an enormous success and was praised for being devoted to the unique.
Will we ever let this one go? Unlikely.
Not solely did Frozen grow to be the highest-grossing animated movie of all time (on the time) when it was launched in 2013, it has grow to be a cultural phenomenon and the bane of each guardian’s life.
9. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
The Last Jedi divided opinion amongst followers when it was launched in 2017, however there have been no issues on the field workplace.
The second-last movie within the Skywalker saga is the second highest grossing Star Wars movie ever, and acquired 4 Oscar nominations.
8. Black Panther
Black Panther broke many data upon its launch in 2018, together with changing into the highest-grossing movie directed by a Black filmmaker, and the primary superhero movie to be nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.
A sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is within the works, however sadly is not going to characteristic T’Challa, with actor Chadwick Boseman having died in 2020, aged 43.
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
The 2015 sequel to Avengers could not have outdone the unique, however the ensemble superhero movie nonetheless managed to interrupt the highest 10 highest-grossing movies.
In the movie, which is believed to be the second most costly ever made, the Avengers face off towards Ultron, a synthetic intelligence obsessive about inflicting human extinction.
6. Frozen 2
By the time the Frozen sequel rocked round in 2019, a era was obsessive about Elsa and Anna, so it was certain to be successful.
As properly as receiving constructive opinions, Frozen 2 acquired a Best Original Song Oscar nomination for “Into The Unknown.”
5. The Avengers
The ensemble movie that began all of it.
2012’s The Avengers noticed Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D. recruit Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Bruce Banner and Thor to kind a group succesful of stopping Thor’s brother Loki from subjugating Earth, and brought on a serious splash on the field workplace.
4. The Lion King
The 2019 live-action remake has edged out the unique The Lion King, changing into the highest-grossing animated movie of all time.
The extraordinarily costly remake featured an all-star voice forged, together with (*20*), Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner and John Oliver, with James Earl Jones returning as Mufasa.
3. Avengers: Infinity War
Where had been you once you noticed the snap?
The 2018 blockbuster noticed the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy group as much as cease Thanos from amassing the Infinity Stones, and ended on a serious cliffhanger.
The stress paid off, as Infinity War grew to become the primary superhero movie to cross the $2 billion mark.
2. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
Three years after Disney acquired Lucasfilm, the primary installment within the Star Wars sequel trilogy was launched in 2015, they usually will need to have been fairly pleased with their resolution.
The Force Awakens launched us to Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and noticed Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) return to the large display screen, and was a vital and industrial hit.
1. Avengers: Endgame
Not solely is Endgame Disney’s biggest-ever movie, it is also the second largest movie of all time, simply behind Avatar.
Focusing on the surviving members of the Avengers attempting to reverse the injury of Thanos’ snap, the 2019 movie was a end result of the prior 22 movies within the MCU, and featured the top of many characters’ story arcs.