Marvel cinematic universe is the highest grossing movies franchise of all time and the reason is their extraordinary next level movies. Marvel movies have been categorized in 3 phases and now it is the turn of phase 4 with new characters. But phase 4 is a later topic. Below we have listed Top 10 highest grossing marvel movies of all time with international revenue.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Marvel Movies:
10. Spider-Man: Homecoming
Spider-Man: Homecoming was the next movie released just after Captain America: Civil War. After Spiderman was introduced in Civil War and homecoming became the first standalone Spiderman movie of MCU taking the rights of Spiderman from Disney. Spiderman is very popular among comic books readers and after homecoming he has become an onscreen marvel star.
Spiderman: Homecoming collected a revenue of $880,166,924 and was proved as a profitable marvel movie. But actually this movie didn’t do well domestically and of course I don’t know the reason for that.
9. Spider-Man: Far from Home
Spiderman, Spiderman and Spiderman. After the introduction of Spiderman in Civil War and Homecoming fans became excited and wanted to see more of Spider-Man. And as a result this movie got popularity and profit. The movie was just released after Endgame and fans were in a web of questions but this movie solved many of them and it was a satisfying movie for both fans and the franchise.
Peter Parker was introduced as the next junior Tony Stark not Iron Man and it was the most interesting part. The movie collected a worldwide revenue of $970,759,412 and around $319,659,412 in domestic. The movie was a success for the franchise and a new twist in the marvel phase.
8. Captain Marvel
Captain marvel was an unknown character in the marvel universe. And it was also not much popular among the comic book readers. Captain America was the first female led marvel movie but still it made more than many other superhero movies and captured the 8th spot in our list.
Captain marvel became a billion dollars movie with a worldwide gross revenue of $1,128,274,794. Marvel is famous for interesting turns in their movies and Captain Marvel was among those turns. After the release and seeing the popularity of the movie, Captain marvel was enrolled as one of the important and most powerful superheroes in Avengers: Endgame. The future of Captain Marvel can’t be explained but for sure we will see some more movies.
7. Captain America: Civil War
Captain America and Iron Man are the heart and soul of the marvel universe and this movie shows a dispute between them. The movie shows the distribution of avengers in two teams. The main villain of the movie is zemo, a smart and intelligent villain and he knows that he can’t destroy avengers so he decided to break them and make them weak. The story of the movie was liked very much and we also saw the impact of civil war on avengers infinity and Endgame. The movie grossed over $1,153,304,495 worldwide and was a great success.
The storyline was based on the comic book story and was a great success.
6. Iron Man 3
Iron Man is the backbone of the marvel universe and after his death in Endgame it is very difficult to imagine marvel without iron man.
The Iron Man series is one of the greatest successes of the marvel universe. And Iron Man 3 is the greatest of the series. You might be surprised that we have listed the movie in our list of highest grossing marvel movies. Because it was released in 2013 and is still ranking high in the cinemas. Iron Man 3 collected a worldwide revenue of $1,214,811,252 and performed very well domestically.
5. Black Panther
The most advanced place in the marvel universe is Wakanda. And the mystery of the place was solved in the movie ‘Black Panther’. T’Challa is the king (samrat) of Wakanda and his younger brother is presented as the villain of the movie. This is an Oscar winning movie from every aspect of the movie including; Acting, editing, graphics, and shooting timings everything is perfect.
The movie earned $700,059,566 in domestic and $1,346,913,161 worldwide. The movie is a great success of the marvel universe. And fans are waiting for Black Panther 3. But unfortunately our king T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) has passed away and we will not see him in the role of Black Panther in Black Panther 2 but we will hear his voice.
4. Avengers: Age of Ultron
This movie is somewhat based on real life and the concept of the movie is Artificial Intelligence. Tony Stark is always afraid about the future of humans and earth. For security purposes he created an advanced AI called Ultron to protect earth. But Ultron realised that humans are the biggest problem for destruction of earth. And after Ultron decided to destroy humans, all avengers teamed up to stop him and Vision was also introduced in the movie.
The movie collected a revenue of $1,405,403,694 worldwide and $459,005,868 in domestic and according to some reports it is the 8th highest grossing movie of all time.
3. The Avengers
The first group movie of avengers was loved by fans and it created more attention of fans towards the marvel cinematic universe. There were some solo movies in MCU before but the group movies are loved the most by marvel fans. While the solo movies show the deep story of a single character, the group tells the importance of one character in that franchise. The avengers movie collected a revenue of $623,357,910 worldwide and $1,518,812,988 in domestic. This movie plays a great role in such a great following of marvel fans and success of MCU.
2. Avengers: Infinity War
I am quite sure that everyone must know the top 2 marvel movies. Avengers: Infinity War captures the 2nd spot in our list. This movie grossed $678,815,482 in domestic and a worldwide revenue of $2,048,359,754 making it the first 2 Billion Dollars marvel movie.
Thanos was the biggest attraction of fans and the impact of Thanks was more than any other MCU character. Thanos was connected to all the past movies of MCU. And his intention was to vanish half the population of the complete universe in a snap with the help of 6 infinity stones. The movies also faced criticism because fans knew that they would lose any one of their favourite characters.
1. Avengers: Endgame
None of the others, the Avengers: Endgame is the highest grossing MCU movie of all time. And the movie was really Oscar winning. But the movie disappointed Iron Man and Captain America fans because they have to lose their favourite character at the end of the movie. The movie left fans with many questions and theories about the future of the MCU.
Its domestic revenue collection was $854,216,193. Making it the only film with a higher domestic gross revenue than Black Panther’s domestic gross revenue. The worldwide revenue collection of the movie was $2,790,216,193 and it is really worth it. Marvel also pushed the movie with a re-release to make it the highest grossing movie of all time overtaking Avatar.