Best Movies that Were the Highest Grossing of Their Year

The best movies that were the highest-grossing of its respective year.


Example: Star Wars Episode VII was the highest-grossing movie of 2015, so it can be on the list.

The Top Ten

1 2012 - The Avengers
2 2015 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
3 2008 - The Dark Knight
4 2013 - Frozen

Overrated, but great. - Alpha117

5 2010 - Toy Story 3
6 2009 - Avatar
7 1994 - The Lion King

That movie sucked.

8 2006 - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
9 2018 - Avengers: Infinity War
10 2007 - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

The Contenders

11 2003 - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

One of the best movies of 2000s - zxm

12 2019 - Avengers: Endgame

Finally surpassed Avatar.

13 2011 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
14 1993 - Jurassic Park
15 2016 - Captain America: Civil War
16 2004 - Shrek 2
17 2005 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
18 2002 - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
19 1990 - Ghost
20 1972 - The Godfather
21 1939 - Gone with the Wind
22 1965 - The Sound of Music
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