The Top 20 Highest-Grossing Movies Of All Time

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Learning that there are more than 20 movies that earned over $1 billion in the box office will really make you regret your career path. The money is in the movies! To be more specific, money is in the franchises. Out of the top 20 highest-grossing movies of all time, only two aren’t part of a franchise film series. But one of those movies is a remake, so does that even count? Every other film is either the first film in a franchise and some franchises have more than one movie on this list!

If adjusted for inflation, Gone With the Wind would actually be at the top of this list with over $3 billion. However, with movies coming out left and right everyone seems to be breaking each other's records multiple times a year. Some other older films that would have made this list if adjusted for inflation are E.T., Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Sound of Music, and Jaws. Three animated films made it into the top 20 highest-grossing movies of all time. Which of these movies is most surprising to you?