80. The Sixth Sense (1999)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $422,357,930
> Worldwide gross: $968,173,701
> Production budget: $57,560,324
> Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan’s engrossing movie about a boy who sees — and can communicate with — the deceased was the second highest grossing movie in 1999 behind only “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.” The movie is also Shyamalan’s most critically successful to date, with a Rotten Tomatoes Freshness rating of 86%.
79. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $422,435,611
> Worldwide gross: $892,926,884
> Production budget: $156,368,627
> Starring: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
The fifth Star Wars film released failed to perform as well as many others in the franchise, yet it still managed to rank among the 100 top grossing movies of all time. It is also one of the lower rated films in the saga, with a 65% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, beating only “Episode I – The Phantom Menace” and the recent “The Rise of Skywalker.”
78. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $423,940,847
> Worldwide gross: $1,327,954,916
> Production budget: $172,531,805
> Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall
The latest movie of the blockbuster franchise was a financial success, just like its predecessors, even though it failed to impress critics. Matthew Lickona from San Diego Reader called it “a zombified version of the original entry from Steven Spielberg.” The action-packed adventure was the fourth grossing movie at the domestic box office in 2018.
77. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $426,516,222
> Worldwide gross: $1,501,730,839
> Production budget: $139,929,023
> Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World is one of the most successful movie franchises ever. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” which grossed more than $80 million more than its “Part 1,” which was released just one year earlier.
76. Captain Marvel (2019)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $426,829,839
> Worldwide gross: $1,128,274,794
> Production budget: $160,000,000
> Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn
With a budget of $160 million, the pressure was on “Captain Marvel” to be a hit, and like the superhero of the same name, it came through, grossing $426.8 million. Brie Larson plays Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, who is caught in the middle of a conflict between two worlds. The Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes says the movie is “Packed with action, humor, and visual thrills.”
75. Wonder Woman (2017)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $427,616,460
> Worldwide gross: $851,833,448
> Production budget: $154,436,509
> Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright
“Wonder Woman,” the superhero played by Israeli actor Gal Gadot, was directed by Patty Jenkins. The blockbuster has so far had domestic gross of more than $427 million in 2019 dollars for Warner Bros. The plot revolves around an Amazonian warrior who is destined to save the world from destruction during World War I.
74. Rocky (1976)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $428,822,527
> Worldwide gross: $823,004,628
> Production budget: $00
> Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Talia Shire
Written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, “Rocky” is the film that put the action star on the map. The movie about an unusually driven young boxer was the top grossing film released in 1976 and has produced seven sequels to date, including the recent Creed flicks. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes were won over by Stallone’s performance and the film’s script and gave it a 94% Freshness rating.
73. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $430,542,098
> Worldwide gross: $1,216,764,640
> Production budget: $263,758,032
> Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson
This Marvel action-packed superhero blockbuster has its famous characters divided into two teams: one led by Captain America who wants the Avengers to remain free of government control, and the other team led by Iron Man, who supports the idea of government oversight. The sci-fi movie has been a hit among both audiences and critics, who were impressed with the plot, calling it “thought-provoking,” according to the Rotten Tomatoes Critics Consensus.
72. Superman (1978)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $430,972,012
> Worldwide gross: $963,995,484
> Production budget: $176,604,162
> Starring: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman
The popularity of superhero movies is not a new phenomenon, as evidenced by the success of “Superman” in 1978. The movie, which currently has a 94% Freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes, spawned three sequels with star Christopher Reeve.
71. Toy Story 4 (2019)
> Domestic gross in 2019 dollars: $434,038,008
> Worldwide gross: $1,073,394,593
> Production budget: $200,000,000
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts
The Toy Story films have always been popular, and the series’ fourth installment is no different. The film is the 10th-highest grossing digitally animated movie of all time, when adjusting for inflation. As with the preceding films, “Toy Story 4” combines humor, adventure, and emotional storytelling to create a winning movie, which maintains a 97% score from critics and 94% from audience members on Rotten Tomatoes.
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