2. Star Wars – The champion if inflation had been applied, due to the volume of people who went to see the original trilogy, shows no sign of slowing down now that Disney have acquired the rights and are releasing a film each year for the foreseeable future. The Last Jedi and Solo may not have got as much love from the fanbase as previous entries but in 2019 Episode 9 is due out – to complete the most recent Trilogy – which will easily be one of the biggest films of the year and cement them in second place for a long while.
TOTAL BOX OFFICE – $9,307,318,125
1. The MCU- “There was an idea, Stark knows this, called the Avengers Initiative. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable people, see if they could become something more. See if they could work together when we needed them to to fight the battles we never could.”
A quote from Nick Fury during the Avengers, and could well have been the slogan for Disney when putting together this plan back in the mid 2000’s. With three films a year due out and a plan to continue the films until 2028 at the earliest there seems to be no let-up in this series and its dominant position at the top of the table. Nearly double what the total of Star Wars as taken already this franchise may never be beaten.
TOTAL BOX OFFICE – $17,500,562,116