Top 20 Superhero Movies, Ranked by Their Box Office Collections

It is a well-known fact that superhero movies are money-making machines for the studios. There is such a big fan following of superhero movies that studios have to just bring together a bunch of great CGI artists, a decent director at the helm, throw some marketing money, and lo behold, a blockbuster is born. The formula is so simple — even though expensive — that studios just keep milking it. Not every time they succeed. But more often than not they do, as this list will show. We have already ranked superhero movies based on their merit (read it here).

Today we are going to rank them as per their box office collections. Please remember that this is overall worldwide box office collections. That necessarily doesn’t reflect how profitable the film was.

20. The Incredibles: $633,019,734


19. Doctor Strange: $677,718,395


18. Wonder Woman: $713,894,475*


17. Captain America: The Winter Soldier: $714,264,267


16. Suicide Squad: $745,600,054


15. X-Men: Days of Future Past: $747,862,775


14. The Amazing Spider-Man: $757,930,663


13. Guardians of the Galaxy: $773,328,629


12. Deadpool: $783,112,979


11. Spider-Man 2: $783,766,341


10. Spider-Man: $821,708,551


9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: $856,042,537


8. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: $873,260,194


7. Spider-Man 3: $890,871,626


6. The Dark Knight: $1,004,558,444


5. The Dark Knight Rises: $1,084,939,099


4. Captain America: Civil War: $1,153,304,495


3. Iron Man 3: $1,214,811,252


2. Avengers: Age of Ultron: $1,405,403,694



1. The Avengers: $1,518,812,988