Top 25 Highest-Grossing Film Series

by sergio91 | created - 29 Nov 2013 | updated - 10 Dec 2016 | Public


Total Worldwide Box Office Film Series

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords



IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,080,528 | Gross: $623.36M

Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Series

No. of films: 12

Total box office: $9,076,741,580

Highest-grossing film: Marvel's The Avengers ($1,511,757,910)

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

PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
87 Metascore

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Votes: 623,486 | Gross: $381.01M


Harry Potter Movie Series

No. of films: 8

Total box office: $7,723,431,572

Highest-grossing film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ($1,341,511,219)

3. Skyfall (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
81 Metascore

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Judi Dench

Votes: 562,805 | Gross: $304.36M

James Bond Movie Series

No. of films: 26

Total box office: $6,240,001,036

Highest-grossing film: Skyfall ($1,108,561,013)

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

PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,358,294 | Gross: $377.85M

The Lord of the Rings + The Hobbit Movie Series

No. of films: 7

Total box office: $5,883,468,587

Highest-grossing film: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ($1,119,929,521

5. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
51 Metascore

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 604,190 | Gross: $474.54M

Star Wars Movie Series

No. of films: 7

Total box office: $4,382,359,868

Highest-grossing film: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace ($1,027,044,427)

6. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 423,748 | Gross: $336.53M

Spider-Man Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $3,963,259,504

Highest-grossing film: Spider-Man 3 ($890,871,626)

7. Furious 7 (2015)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
67 Metascore

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

Votes: 314,837 | Gross: $353.01M

The Fast and the Furious Movie Series

No. of films: 7

Total box office: $3,894,912,149

Highest-grossing film: Furious 7 ($1,514,827,481)

8. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,276,276 | Gross: $448.14M

Batman Movie Series

No. of films: 10

Total box office: $3,805,543,530

Highest-grossing film: The Dark Knight Rises ($1,084,439,099)

9. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
42 Metascore

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel

Votes: 349,220 | Gross: $352.39M

Transformers Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $3,779,696,275

Highest-grossing film: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123,746,996)

10. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
53 Metascore

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Votes: 575,934 | Gross: $423.32M

Pirates of the Caribbean Movie Series

No. of films: 4

Total box office: $3,727,735,967

Highest-grossing film: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest ($1,066,179,725)

11. Jurassic World (2015)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
59 Metascore

A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.

Director: Colin Trevorrow | Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer

Votes: 479,877 | Gross: $652.27M

Jurassic Park Movie Series

No. of films: 4

Total box office: $3,682,484,772

Highest-grossing film: Jurassic World ($1,665,125,061)

12. Shrek 2 (2004)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
75 Metascore

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews

Votes: 348,755 | Gross: $436.47M

Shrek Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $3,510,516,231

Highest-grossing film: Shrek 2 ($919,838,758)

13. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)

PG-13 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
52 Metascore

After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli

Votes: 200,260 | Gross: $292.30M

The Twilight Saga Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $3,345,177,904

Highest-grossing film: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 ($829,685,377)

14. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
58 Metascore

An all-out war looms when the discovery of a cure for mutations draws a line between the followers of Charles Xavier and those of Magneto.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen

Votes: 421,500 | Gross: $234.36M

X-Men Movie Series

No. of films: 7

Total box office: $3,053,047,399

Highest-grossing film: X-Men: The Last Stand ($459,359,555)

15. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,080,528 | Gross: $623.36M

Avengers Movie Series

No. of films: 2

Total box office: $2,922,363,778

Highest-grossing film: The Avengers ($1,519,557,910)

16. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
50 Metascore

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

Directors: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier | Stars: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Eunice Cho

Votes: 185,908 | Gross: $196.57M

Ice Age Movie Series

No. of films: 4

Total box office: $2,802,576,893

Highest-grossing film: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs ($886,686,817)

17. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
73 Metascore

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Votes: 393,252 | Gross: $209.40M

Mission: Impossible Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $2,775,801,225

Highest-grossing film: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol ($694,713,380)

18. Minions (2015)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
56 Metascore

Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Pierre Coffin

Votes: 174,027 | Gross: $336.05M

Despicable Me Movie Series

No. of films: 3

Total box office: $2,668,233,533

Highest-grossing film: Minions ($1,154,357,663)

19. Iron Man Three (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
62 Metascore

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 616,513 | Gross: $409.01M

Transformers Movie Series

No. of films: 3

Total box office: $2,424,547,547

Highest-grossing film: Iron Man 3 ($1,215,439,994)

20. The Hunger Games (2012)

PG-13 | 142 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
68 Metascore

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 757,426 | Gross: $408.01M

The Hunger Games Movie Series

No. of films: 3

Total box office: $2,308,260,960

Highest-grossing film: Catching Fire ($864,912,963)

21. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
60 Metascore

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 132,892 | Gross: $216.39M

Madagascar Movie Series

No. of films: 4

Total box office: $2,249,368,687

Highest-grossing film: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($746,921,274)

22. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
65 Metascore

Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Karen Allen

Votes: 364,191 | Gross: $317.10M

Indiana Jones Movie Series

No. of films: 4

Total box office: $1,983,841,081

Highest-grossing film: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ($786,636,033)

23. Toy Story 3 (2010)

G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
92 Metascore

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.

Director: Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Votes: 616,188 | Gross: $415.00M

Toy Story Movie Series

No. of films: 3

Total box office: $1,948,143,626

Highest-grossing film: Toy Story 3 ($1,063,171,911)

24. Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
72 Metascore

After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 428,429 | Gross: $228.78M

Star Trek Movie Series

No. of films: 12

Total box office: $1,931,058,518

Highest-grossing film: Star Trek Into Darkness ($467,365,246)

25. Terminator 2 (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 829,208 | Gross: $204.84M

Terminator Movie Series

No. of films: 5

Total box office: $1,843,099,614

Highest-grossing film: Judgment Day ($519,843,345)