10 Highest-Grossing Superhero Movies

Batman, Avengers are quite popular
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 13, 2017 11:14 AM CDT
10 Highest-Grossing Superhero Movies
In this file film image provided by Warner Bros., Christian Bale portrays Bruce Wayne and Batman in a scene from "The Dark Knight Rises."   (AP PHoto/Warner Bros., File)

Take a look at the top 20 superhero movies of all time and you may notice a trend in terms of which characters are represented. Batman, for example, takes up four of the spots—with movies dating anywhere from 1989 to 2016. Of the top 20, 14 of the spots belong to characters from just five franchises. 24/7 Wall St. has the list, based on information from Box Office Mojo. The top 10, along with their lifetime gross:

  1. The Avengers: $623,357,910
  2. The Dark Knight: $534,858,444
  3. Avengers: Age of Ultron: $459,005,868
  4. The Dark Knight Rises: $448,139,099
  5. Iron Man 3: $409,013,994

  1. Captain America: Civil War: $408,084,349
  2. Spider-Man: $403,706,375
  3. Spider-Man 2: $373,585,825
  4. Deadpool: $363,070,709
  5. Spider-Man 3: $336,530,303
Click for the full list. (Read more superhero stories.)

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