Highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide as of October 2019
(in billion U.S. dollars)
Highest grossing film franchises and series 2019
This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of October 2019. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 22.55 billion U.S. dollars. Of the 23 films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 980.5 million U.S. dollars per film. "Avengers: Endgame" was the franchise's highest grossing film with a worldwide box office revenue of 2.8 billion U.S. dollars. British creations from J.K. Rowling as well as the James Bond film series also ranked highly the list, however both franchises lost out to Star Wars in terms of revenue.
Highest grossing film franchises and series worldwide as of October 2019
(in billion U.S. dollars)
Total worldwide box office revenueAverage revenue of seriesHighest grossing film in series
Marvel Cinematic Universe (all)22.550.982.8
Star Wars9.310.852.05
Harry Potter9.190.841.34
Avengers7.761.942.8
James Bond7.080.281.11
X-Men6.050.50.8
Spider-Man5.990.861.13
The Fast and the Furious5.90.661.52
Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings (incl. The Hobbit movies)5.880.841.14
DC Extended Universe (all)5.280.661.15
Jurassic Park4.9811.65
Transformers4.850.691.12
Batman (incl. the Dark Knight Trilogy)4.570.511.08
Pirates of the Caribbean4.50.91.07
Despicable Me3.710.931.16
Mission: Impossible3.580.590.79
Shrek3.550.710.94
The Twilight Saga3.320.550.83
Ice Age3.180.640.88
Toy Story3.040.611.07
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

as of October 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.
The figures for the Marvel Cinematic Universe include those for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' as well as the Iron Man trilogy. Similarly, the figures for Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings includes data on The Hobbit trilogy, which also made the top 20 ranking in its own right.

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Highest grossing film franchises and series 2019
This statistic provides information on the highest grossing film franchises and series of all time as of October 2019. The Marvel Cinematic Universe series came top, with a total worldwide box office revenue of 22.55 billion U.S. dollars. Of the 23 films in the series, the average revenue was estimated at 980.5 million U.S. dollars per film. "Avengers: Endgame" was the franchise's highest grossing film with a worldwide box office revenue of 2.8 billion U.S. dollars. British creations from J.K. Rowling as well as the James Bond film series also ranked highly the list, however both franchises lost out to Star Wars in terms of revenue.
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