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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
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
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman - £45,615,949

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

47
Up is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Highest Grossing Films in the UK
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
Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick - £34,077,999

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

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