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27 Movies That Have Grossed $1 Billion Worldwide (Photos)

Films That Topped $1 Billion (Photos)

The coveted billion-dollar club continues to grow with films like “Jurassic World,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and more surpassing $1 billion at the box office.

In the so-called club are older films, too, like “Avatar” and “Titanic” — both directed by James Cameron — along with 1993’s “Jurassic Park,” 2011’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” and 2003’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.”

Other films to join the ranks of features that have topped $1 billion globally are Marvel movies, distributed by Disney: “Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and “Iron Man 3.”

Both “Dark Knight” films directed by Christopher Nolan broke a billion.

“Avatar” — $2.79B (20th Century Fox, 2009)

“Titanic” — $2.19B (Paramount, 1997)

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” — $2.07B (Disney, 2015)

“Jurassic World” — $1.67B (Universal, 2015)

“Finding Dory” — $1.00B (Disney-Pixar, 2016)

“The Dark Knight” — $1.00B (Warner Bros., 2008)

“Marvel’s The Avengers” — $1.52B (Disney, 2012)

“Furious 7” — $1.52 billion (Universal, 2015)

Having now earned $485 million domestically and $517 million overseas, Disney-Pixar’s “Finding Dory” crossed $1 billion globally on Sunday.

The animated feature is Pixar’s second billion-dollar title, along with “Toy Story 3,” and The Walt Disney Studios’ fourth billion-dollar film in the past year.

“Dory” is now the fifth highest grossing animated film of all time globally.

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The film was among only three of this summer’s many sequels — also Universal-Blumhouse-Platinum Dune’s “The Purge: Election Year” and Disney-Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” — to outperform their predecessors at the box office.

But being a blockbuster doesn’t guarantee a follow-up. A source close to Disney told TheWrap previously that there are absolutely no immediate plans in motion to make sequels to “Finding Dory” or “Captain America.” A “Dory” followup wouldn’t conceivably come for at least another six years given the fact that Pixar is hitting a hard pause button on sequels until roughly 2022.

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