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Top 25
All-Time Box-Office Hits

The following table lists the top 25 highest grossing movies in the United States. As of January 1, 2013, Avatar was the biggest box-office hit of all-time.

Rank Title/Year Domestic Gross*
1. Avatar (2009) $760,507,625
2. Titanic (1997) 658,672,302
3. The Avengers (2012) 623,357,910
4. The Dark Knight (2008) 534,858,444
5. Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace (1999) 474,544,249
6. Star Wars (1977)1 460,998,882
7. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) 448,139,099
8. Shrek 2 (2004) 441,226,414
9. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)1 435,110,890
10. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) 423,315,199
11. The Lion King (1994) 422,783,937
12. Toy Story 3 (2010) 415,004,880
13. The Hunger Games (2012) 408,010,692
14. Spider-Man (2002) 403,706,983
15. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) 402,111,347
16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) 381,011,219
17. Finding Nemo (2003) 380,784,279
18. Star Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Sith (2005) 380,270,448
19. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) 377,027,863
20. Spider-Man 2 (2004) 373,524,311
21. The Passion of the Christ (2004) 370,773,682
22. Jurassic Park (1993) 357,067,990
23. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) 352,390,543
24. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) 341,786,621
25. Spider-Man 3 (2007) 336,530,590

*As of Jan. 1, 2013 for All-Time Box Office Grosses. Source: Boxoffice.com
1. Including reissues.

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