The Biggest Summer Blockbuster Each Year Since 1975

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2010: Toy Story 3
> Domestic box office: $415,004,880
> Movies released in summer of 2010: 320
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
> IMDb score: 8.2 out of 10
> RT audience score: 90%
> Tomatometer score: 98%

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
> Domestic box office: $381,193,157
> Movies released in summer of 2011: 346
> Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
> IMDb score: 8.1 out of 10
> RT audience score: 89%
> Tomatometer score: 96%

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2012: The Avengers
> Domestic box office: $623,357,910
> Movies released in summer of 2012: 379
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson
> IMDb score: 8.0 out of 10
> RT audience score: 91%
> Tomatometer score: 91%

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2013: Iron Man 3
> Domestic box office: $408,992,272
> Movies released in summer of 2013: 374
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow
> IMDb score: 7.1 out of 10
> RT audience score: 78%
> Tomatometer score: 79%

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2014: Guardians of the Galaxy
> Domestic box office: $333,714,112
> Movies released in summer of 2014: 367
> Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper
> IMDb score: 8.0 out of 10
> RT audience score: 92%
> Tomatometer score: 91%