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List of the highest-grossing films of all time in the United Kingdom. In May 2012, the superhero comic adaption <i>Avengers</i> opened worldwide raking in $200.3 million, an unprecedented kickoff in the box office. After theatrical release, the highest grossing movies continue to generate revenue through home DVD sales and rentals, TV broadcasting, and merchandising. Popular series like <i>Harry Potter</i>, <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, and <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> draw audiences to the theaters with each new movie, and standalone blockbusters like <i>Titanic</i> and <i>Avatar</i> have been popular enough to be released to screen multiple times.

This list includes the films that have pulled in the most at the box office in history, from 1990's <i>Ghost</i> to <i>The Hunger Games</i> of 2012. This list has not been adjust for inflation; rather the numbers reflect the actual revenues at the UK box office.

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez - £93,442,625

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates - £79,990,624

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton - £73,405,113

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK

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Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan - £69,166,087

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Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Hough - £63,957,673

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fel... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler - £63,009,288

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The Lord of the Rings: The Ret... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler - £60,880,923

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler - £57,600,094

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phant... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor - £56,351,660

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Casino Royale is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Casino Royale Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig - £55,287,027

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Harry Potter and the Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, John Cleese - £54,780,731

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Harry Potter and the Deathly H... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK

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The Full Monty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Full Monty Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy - £52,232,058

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom - £51,735,498

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Quantum of Solace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Quantum of Solace Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig - £51,070,677

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Harry Potter and the Half-Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter - £50,713,404

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Harry Potter and the Order of ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe - £49,136,969

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger - £48,824,392

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Avengers Assemble is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Avengers Assemble £48,367,585

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Daniel Radcliffe - £48,328,854

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Shrek 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Shrek 2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers - £48,104,138

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Jurassic Park Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough - £47,886,423

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman - £45,615,949

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The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The King's Speech Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce - £45,354,368

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Toy Story 2 Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen - £45,323,406

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The Inbetweeners Movie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Inbetweeners Movie Laura Haddock, Theo James, Belinda Stewart-Wilson - £45,027,396

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy - £43,239,634

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway - £42,169,542

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Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth - £42,007,008

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At W... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards - £40,125,303

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf - £39,742,108

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson - £39,188,065

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The Simpsons Movie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Simpsons Movie Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Minnie Driver - £38,312,694

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Shrek the Third is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Shrek the Third Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy - £38,079,462

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Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Monsters, Inc. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi - £37,907,451

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack o... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Samuel L. Jackson - £37,235,880

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Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Finding Nemo Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana - £37,178,973

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox - £37,010,000

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee - £36,774,439

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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson - £36,238,777

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Die Another Day is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Die Another Day Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan - £35,924,004

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg - £35,820,921

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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Rea... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth - £35,612,127

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Inception is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard - £35,264,403

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch - £34,872,218

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Up is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Up Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman - £34,284,193

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick - £34,077,999

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Spider-Man 3 Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco - £33,458,286

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On S... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards - £32,906,879