The 31 Movies That Prove Hollywood Is Still Making Billion-Dollar Blockbusters

Barbie just made over a billion dollars, joining a super-exclusive club. Curious about what other movies have that special distinction?

Here are some of the top movies that made over a billion dollars!

 

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3
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Pixar made (and continues) to create animated classics loved by everyone. Still, the third installment of this series is arguably its best and sees the toys prepare for life without their owner, who is leaving for college.

 

Zootopia (2016)

Zootopia
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Set in the city of Zootopia, animals of every variety live together and get into a bunch of wacky adventures. The film is filled with stunning animated imagery and uplifting messages for everyone.

 

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4.
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The toys hit the road with a new member in this third sequel in the massively popular franchise, and this animated saga is wrapped up once and for all.

 

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

DANNY RAMIREZ PLAYS
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Long anticipated and worth the wait for fans, this sequel to the 80’s classic sees an older Maverick dealing with the latest crop of fighter pilots and a mission that will truly test them all.

 

Black Panther (2018)

Bangkok, Thailand - February 17, 2018: Beautiful Standee of A Marvel Superhero Movie Black Panther Display at the theater.
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One of Marvel’s highest-grossing movies ever, this film revolves around T’Challa assuming the throne in his home country and his trials of leading his people against hordes of enemies.

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2 (2011)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Pt. 2 (2011).
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In the final installment of the epic saga of the boy wizard, Harry leads the fight between good and evil to save everyone from Lord Voldemort once and for all.

 

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame.
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With Tony Stark adrift in space alone, the rest of the Avengers gather to bring back allies for an ultimate showdown with the evil Thanos.

 

The Dark Knight (2008)

The Dark Knight (2008)
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In this gritty installment of the famous superhero franchise, Batman must save Gotham from the clutches of the vile Joker, who seemingly presents the greatest challenge yet, both physically and psychologically.

 

Finding Dory (2016)

Finding Dory (2016).
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This Pixar story is about a loveable (yet forgetful) blue tang fish separated from her parents as a child who gets some help in reuniting with them from some familiar friends while escaping the Marine Life Institute.

 

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).
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With the Empire reforming under a different banner, yet with familiar intent, the Resistance seeks help from old friends and finds a new hope in a homeless girl on a desert planet.

 

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
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Peter Parker seeks the help of Dr. Strange, which inadvertently opens the multiverse. Past foes are released into the world, so other Spider-People from other universes unite to help fight back.

 

Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2 (2018).
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Elastigirl wants to make superheroes more popular and leaves Mr. Incredible to manage the home while doing this. But a new villain emerges who wants to control people’s minds. The family teams up to defeat evil Screenslaver but realizes there is more going on than they bargained for.

 

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
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In the stunning visual finale to Tolkien’s classic novel series, the Hobbits seek to find and destroy the ring once and for all, and Aragorn leads the fight against the forces of evil in an ancient stone city.

 

Skyfall (2012)

Skyfall (2012).
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Agent 007 is tasked with an assignment that goes horribly wrong, leaving agents and MI6 in their worst danger yet. Bond goes out alone to save the agency and confronts a villain from M’s past.

 

Jurassic Park (1993)

Laura Dern in Jurassic Park (1993).
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In this epic blockbuster, scientists play God to create a theme park filled with dinosaurs. But nature takes a turn for the worse as the giant predators break free and hunt their creators and visitors.

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).
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Rey is on her path now to becoming a Jedi with the help of the reluctant Luke Skywalker. Meanwhile, the Resistance continues to fight for the galaxy’s freedom against the increasingly ruthless First Order.

 

Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)

Marvel's The Avengers (2012).
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The Marvel superheroes unite to stop Thor’s brother Loki, who has allied with aliens to take over Earth. The Avengers must first bond together and work as a team if they are to win the battle over evil, though.

 

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
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While on a field trip to Europe, Peter Parker meets Nick Fury and Mysterio, who get him to fight the Elementals. However, betrayal is approaching, and Spider-Man realizes who the real enemy is.

 

Frozen (2013)

Bangkok, Thailand – December 8, 2019: Cute Photo Spot from Disney Animation Frozen II (2) displays at King Power Mall Rangnam. Main Characters are Price Elsa, Prince Anna and Olaf A Cute Snowman.
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A heartwarming tale of a kingdom ensnared by a forever winter until Anna works with a mountaineer and his reindeer sidekick to break Snow Queen Elsa’s spell on the kingdom.

 

Titanic (1997)

Sinking of the Titanic The lifeboats row away from the still lighted ship on April 15th 1912 as depicted in the British Newspaper.
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The haunting tale of the doomed mega vessel is brought back to life and is entwined by the romantic story of a wealthy first-class passenger and charismatic young man.

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016).
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This prequel epic to the original Star Wars film sees the Rebel’s efforts to steal secret plans of a new mega space station and weapon which will enslave the known galaxy if completed.

 

Avatar (2009)

JEJU, SOUTH KOREA - NOV 29, 2015 : Photo of 3D Wall Painting of famous scene from Avatar (2009) American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.
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In a spectacular alien world, a seemingly primitive people have deciphered a unique way to live in their highly poisonous environment – by linking with the human mind.

 

Joker (2019)

May 15, 2019, Brazil. In this photo illustration the Joker movie logo is displayed on a smartphone.
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Arthur Fleck is an isolated and detached individual who works as a clown. But the pressures of life in Gotham City and his psychological state become too much, and the highly intelligent Arthur descends into dangerous criminal madness.

 

The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023)

The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023).
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The familiar Nintendo video game is transformed for the big screen as the brother plumbers help Princess Peach in her kingdom’s battle against the evil Bowser.

 

Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019).
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The remake of the Disney animated classic sees a familiar retelling of Aladdin’s heartfelt pursuit of Princess Jasmine and fight against the scheming Jafar with the help of the hilarious, larger-than-life genie in a bottle.

 

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006).
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Captain must pay a debt: Jack Sparrow to a ghost pirate. Meanwhile, old friends are getting married, and the ghost pirate seems willing to stop at nothing in his quest for repayment.

 

The Lion King (2019)

Bangkok, Thailand – July 17, 2019: The Standee of The Lion King Displays at the Theater.
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This remake of the classic Disney original sees Simba dealing with family tragedy, his quest to fulfill his royal destiny, which has been assumed by his evil uncle, and all set on the majestic plains of Africa.

 

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice in Wonderland (2010).
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Alice is all grown up and is reunited with her old friends after spotting a rabbit tumble down a hole during a garden party. Alice learns that the Red Queen’s reign of terror must be brought to an end once and for all.

 

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999).
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In a time before the formation of the Empire, two Jedis stumble across a child prodigy on a desert planet. Meanwhile, the Senate must deal with several threats from rogue systems and enemies within.

 

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Osaka,Kansai,Japan - July 21,2014 : The Replica of Optimus Prime robot statue from Transformers Age of Extinction were display at Osaka Station.
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The transformers become hunted by the government, but one of their inventors revives Autobot leader Optimus Prime. In a new alliance, the Transformers uncover vast conspiracies and fight an epic battle with corrupt entities and ancient ones too.

12 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once in Their Lifetime

Hotel Rwanda (1)
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I love lists like this! As a big-time movie fan, I’m always looking for new flicks to add to my “must-watch” list. We wanted to know what people thought were movies everyone should see at least once in their lifetime, and there were so many great responses. We narrowed it down to 12 of the best.

How many of these fan and critically acclaimed movies have you seen?

12 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once in Their Lifetime

These 12 TV Shows Were Described as “10/10 Would Recommend” by Fans

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut - Better Call Saul _ Season 6, Episode 13.
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We all love a good TV show recommendation, but when it comes to reviews, it’s sometimes hard to figure out who to trust. With issues like review bombing and plain old difference of opinion, you can’t always trust critics. To help with your next TV show-watching pick, we grabbed the 12 most commonly listed TV shows rated “10/10 would recommend” by average folks.

These 12 TV Shows Were Described as “10/10 Would Recommend” by Fans

12 TV Shows That Started Off Amazing but Became Unwatchable

Kim Dickens as Madison Clark - Fear the Walking Dead _ Season 8, Episode 6.
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Sometimes shows start off great but then, for whatever reason, change their format. We wanted to know what people felt were the worst culprits for TV shows that started off amazing but became unwatchable later on. As always, the internet’s answers didn’t disappoint.

12 TV Shows That Started off Amazing but Became Unwatchable

12 TV Shows That Are Often Called “The Best TV Show Ever”

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in Mad Men.
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This is such a subjective topic. While I’d love to share my thoughts on the best TV show ever, I thought it would be better to scour the internet to find out what, in your opinion, is the best show ever from a variety of fans.

12 Shows Often Called “The Best TV Show Ever”

 

Binge-Worthy Bonanza: The 13 Best Netflix Shows With At Least 3 Seasons

Bryce Dallas Howard in Black Mirror
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Ever started watching a show on Netflix only to be disappointed because there were so few seasons or it was canceled? Here are some great shows that have at least three seasons so you can really get your binge on!

Binge-worthy bonanza: The 10 best Netflix shows with 3+ seasons
 

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