Disney movies are some of the most popular in the world, and they have been making a lot of money over the years. In this blog post, we will take a look at the twenty of the highest grossing Disney films right now. These films have entertained audiences around the world. We will discuss how much money each movie made, and give you a little bit of information about each one. So without further ado, let's get started.
20. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016 ($1,055,135,598)
This movie is about a group of rebels who are trying to steal the plans for the Death Star. The movie was very well-received by audiences. It tells a story of a difficult time where a certain group of heros come join hands in the quest of saving the universe. According to The Numbers, they make arrangements on how to steal the Death start. This movie was released in several venues such as the International Cinema, Box Office, and Digital HD. Its total grossing is $1,055,135,598.
19. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 2006 ($1,066,179,725)
The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been a popular one for Disney. This movie is the second installment in the series, and it was very successful at the box office. In this film, Jack Sparrow is trying to avoid death after being cursed by Davy Jones. He makes a deal with Jones, and he must find a chest that contains his heart. This movie was released in theaters, and it grossed $1,066,179,725. It is a movie that has entertained audiences for years since its release in 2006.
18. Toy Story 3 2010 ($1,068,879,522)
Released in 2010, Toy Story 3 is the third installment in the Toy Story franchise and was directed by Lee Unkrich. The movie sees Andy's toys' faces being separated from one another as Andy goes to college. The computer-animated film was praised for its story, voice acting, and visuals. It was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two. It grossed a total of $1,068,879,522 worldwide, making it the 18th highest-grossing Disney movie of all time.
17. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019 ($1,072,848,487)
This is the third installment of the Star Wars. It is about the battle between the Resistance and the First Order, as well as Rey's journey to discover her true identity. The movie was directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, and Mark Hamill. It was released in several venues including IMAX, Dolby Cinema, and RealD. It was nominated as one of the best films of 2019 by the Academy Awards This movie has grossed a total of $1,072,848,487.
16. Toy Story 4 2019 ($1,073,080,329)
After nine years, the Toy Story franchise finally got a fourth movie in 2019. It is about a toy cowboy named Woody (Tom Hanks) who tries to save his friend, a pull-string doll called Forky (Tony Hale), from a life of being played with. This movie won the Oscar for a best-animated feature and was a box office success, grossing $1,073,080,329. This movie was released in some venues including IMAX.
15. Captain Marvel 2019 ($1,129,727,388)
Captain Marvel is a movie about a woman who is one of the most powerful beings in the universe. She is an Avenger and was a member of the Kree military elite. It features Carol Danvers who plays the role of Captain Marvel. The movie was directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and written by them along with Geneva Robertson-Dworet. It has been nominated for numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The movie has done well grossing a total of $1,129,727,388.
14. Captain America: Civil War 2016 ($1,151,918,521)
This is a sequel to both Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. In this movie, the Avengers are at odds with each other after a government proposal to have them operate under the United Nations. According to IMDB, this results in a battle between Captain America and Iron Man, which ends with Tony Stark realizing that he was wrong. The movie was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, who also directed the previous two Captain America movies. This movie was awarded an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. It was released in some venues, including International Cinema, IMAX, and Disney Digital Cinema.
13. Iron Man 3 2013 ($1,215,392,272)
Iron Man 3 was all about Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) struggling with his post-Avengers PTSD. The movie also brought in fan-favorite character Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) as Stark's love interest and introduced us to Stark's arch-nemesis, the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). Iron Man three was a huge box office success, grossing over $1215 million worldwide. It was released in several venues that including International Cinemas, IMAX, and D-Box. It was directed by Shane Black and produced by Kevin Feige. Being the seventh film in the MCU, Iron Man three had some big shoes to fill but it did not disappoint.
12. Incredibles 2 2018 ($1,242,805,359)
After being away for over a decade, fans were clamoring for the return of Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and their super-powered family. The Incredibles 2 is about as close to a perfect sequel as you can get, bringing back the original creative team and giving audiences more of what they loved about the first movie. This movie received an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature. The total earnings for this movie are $1,242,805,359.
11. Frozen 2013 ($1,264,377,166)
Frozen are an animated movie about two sisters, Anna and Elsa. It was released in 2013 and grossed $1264377166 worldwide. The storyline in this movie is about how Anna goes on an adventure to find her sister Elsa, who has the power to turn things into ice. Along the way, she meets a talking snowman named Olaf, a reindeer named Sven, and a man named Kristoff. They all help her on her journey to find her sister. It was awarded the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
10. Beauty and the Beast 2017 ($1,270,818,066)
The Beauty and the Beast is a live-action movie that was released in 2017. The movie is based on the 1991 animated film of the same name. The film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, and Josh Gad. It is about a young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. She learns to love him and he learns to love her. The movie was a box office success, grossing a total of $1,270,818,066. It was released in many venues including International Cinema, Theaters, and many more.
9. Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi 2017 ($1,331,635,141)
This is the second-last movie in the Skywalker saga, and it did not disappoint. It is about Rey and Kylo Ren, as well as the fight between the First Order and the Resistance. According to News Week, this movie has done well grossing a total of $1,331,635,141. It has received four Oscar nominations and this confirms its place as one of the highest-grossing Disney movies of all time. The Last Jedi brought in a lot of first-time Star Wars viewers, which helped contribute to its success. The movie was released in some venues including IMAX, Dolby Cinema, and RealD. The Last Jedi was directed by Rian Johnson and written by him as well. It is the longest movie in the Star Wars franchise, with a runtime of two hours and thirty-two minutes.
8. Black Panther 2018 ($1,336,494,321)
Black Panther is the story of T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the new king of Wakanda, who must defend his throne against Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), a powerful challenger. As a sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a direct continuation of the original film. The movie was praised for its visuals, acting, direction, action sequences, and soundtrack. It was released in several venues including International Cinema, IMAX, and Theaters.
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 ($1,395,316,979)
The 2015 sequel to Avengers is all about the team's internal conflicts and features the introduction of new characters Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). It was released in several venues including theaters, International Cinema, and many more. It has achieved a gross total of $1,395,316,979. In this movie, the Avengers come up againist Ultron, an A.I. created by Tony Stark that goes rogue. According to 1News, along the way, they must deal with the fact that Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are on Ultron's side, as well as the return of Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), who was absent in the first movie. It is an entertaining addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that sets up the events of future movies.
6. Frozen II 2019 ($1,445,182,280)
This movie is about Anna and others on their journey to an enchanted land that is deep in the forest. Their quest is to look for the origin of Elsa's powers to save their kingdom. Along the way, they run into some new challenges that put their strength to the test. Released in 2019, Frozen 2 is an epic adventure that is sure to please any Frozen fan. It has achieved a net gross of $1,445,182,280. It has been nominated for several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. This movie was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee.
5. The Avengers 2012 ($1,515,100,211)
The Avengers 2012 was an incredible movie that entertained fans all over the world. It is about a group of superheroes who must work together to save the world from a dangerous villain. The director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D finds himself in need of the help of the superheroes. The Avengers 2012 was a huge success, grossing over $15 million at the box office. It was under the franchise Marvel Cinematic Universe.
4. The Lion King 2019 ($1,654,367,425)
The Lion King 2019 is a sequel of the classic 1994 animated movie of the same name. The movie is about a young lion cub named Simba who must overcome the evil schemes of his uncle, Scar, and take his rightful place as king of the Pride Lands. The movie was directed by Jon Favreau and features casting that includes Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles, James Earl Jones and Chiwetel Ejiofor. According to Business Insider, the movie was a huge box office success, and its total gross is $1,654,367,425. This movie featured an all-star voice cast that included Beyonce, Billy Eichner, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, JD McCrary, John Oliver, and Seth Rogen. This made it achieve more success.
3. Avengers: Infinity War 2018 ($2,048,359,754)
This movie has the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy teaming up to try and fight off Thanos who is attempting to collect the infinity stones. The fate of the earth and the universe hangs in the balance as our heroes battle it out. The movie was released on 31st July 2018 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment. The movie was a massive success, grossing over $2048 million at the worldwide box office.
2. Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens 2015 ($2,064,615,817)
This movie is about the First Order, a military dictatorship that has arisen from the fallen Galactic Empire, and the Resistance, which is fighting against the First Order. According to Just Jared, the movie follows the struggle of these two factions as they battle for control of the galaxy. The movie was directed by J.J. Abrams and stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, and Oscar Isaac. The movie has a gross total of $2,064,615,817. It was released on April 1st, 2016 by Disney/Lucasfilm.
1. Avengers: Endgame 2019 ($2,797,800,564)
Avengers Endgame 2019 is a movie about the Avengers who are trying to save the world from Thanos. The members of the Avengers and trying to survive and reverse the damage done by Thanos' snap. This movie was a culmination of some other 22 films in the MCU. It has achieved a grossing total of $2,797,800,564. It was released on 30th July 2019 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment. It has a run time of 181 minutes and is rated PG-13.
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