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The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked  

Jason Bancroft
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List Rules Only 2019 releases that grossed over $50 million worldwide.

There are successful movies, and there are the highest grossing movies of 2019. Featuring superhero movies, anticipated sequels, and even original movies, this list of 2019 blockbusters includes all new movies that have worldwide box office grosses over $50 million. While some movies listed here might be considered box office bombs when considering their budgets, they have all made millions regardless of critical reception. 

Grossing over $1 billion worldwide, Marvel's Captain Marvel became the seventh highest-grossing MCU movie. Other top grossing movies of 2019 include Jordan Peele's Us, How to Train Your Dragon's final installment The Hidden World, DCs's Shazam!, and Disney's Dumbo. In Asia, Extreme Job became the highest-grossing comedy in Korea with $120 million, while Chinese sci-fi film The Wandering Earth became the country's second highest-grossing with $700 million.

Vote up the 2019 highest grossing movies that were actually good movies. 

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Joker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $1.050 billion

Opening weekend (US): $96 million

Budget: $55 million

Joker is a 2019 American crime drama film directed by Todd Phillips, based on the DC Comics character. In 1981, a failed stand-up comedian (Joaquin Phoenix) is driven insane, turning to a life ...more
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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $404.8 million

Opening weekend (US): $28.5 million

Budget: $170 million

Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more

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John Wick: Chapter 3 - P... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $318.9 million

Opening weekend (US): $57 million

Budget: $55 million

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a 2019 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski, and the third film in the John Wick series. Still on the run following his ...more
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Spider-Man: Far From Hom... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $1.036 billion

Opening Weekend (US): $92.6 million

Budget: $160 million

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more

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Star Wars: Episode IX - ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $1billion

Opening weekend (US): $177 million

Budget: $275 million

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a 2019 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Isaac) must stop Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) ...more

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Toy Story 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $1.001 billion

Opening weekend: $121 million

Budget: $200 million

Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Josh Cooley. Woody (Tom Hanks) and the gang go on a search when Bo Peep (Annie Potts) goes missing.

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It: Chapter Two is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
It: Chapter Two

Worldwide gross: $418.7 million

Opening weekend (US): $91 million

Budget: $60-79 million

It: Chapter Two is a 2019 American horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, based on the 1986 novel by Stephen King. 27 years later, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a ...more

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
The Lion King

Worldwide gross: $1.34 billion

Opening weekend: $191 million

Budget: $260 million

The Lion King is a 2019 American live-action epic musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, and a remake of the 1994 animated film. When tragedy strikes home, Simba (Donald Glover) must step ...more

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Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $2.793 billion

Opening weekend (US): $357 million

Budget: $356 million

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh ...more

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Detective Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
Detective Pikachu

Worldwide gross: $432 million

Opening weekend (US): $54 million

Budget: $150 million

Detective Pikachu is a 2019 action mystery film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the video game. Despite not being as powerful and nimble as other Pikachu of his kind, a peculiar talking ...more

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Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $1.05 billion

Opening weekend (US): $91.5 million

Budget: $183 million

Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an ...more

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Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $364.5 million

Opening weekend (US): $53.5 million

Budget: $80-100 million

Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of ...more

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Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $351.8 million

Opening weekend (US): $46 million

Budget: $170 million

Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is ...more
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How to Train Your Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $494.9 million

Opening weekend (US): $55 million

Budget: $129 million

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated action fantasy film directed by Dean DeBlois. As Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) fulfills his dream of creating a ...more

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Hustlers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $95.4 million

Opening weekend (US): $33 million

Budget: $20.7 million

Hustlers is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Lorene Scafaria, based on New York magazine's 2015 article "The Hustlers at Scores" by Jessica Pressler. A crew of savvy ...more
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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
Captain Marvel

Worldwide gross: $1.128 billion

Opening weekend (US) : $153.4 million

Budget: $152-175 million

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more

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Us is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $245.7 million

Opening weekend (US): $71.1 million

Budget: $20 million

Us is a 2019 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A mother (Lupita Nyong'o) and a father (Winston Duke) take their children to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with ...more

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Rocketman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $184.6 million

Opening weekend: $25 million

Budget: $40 million

Rocketman is a 2019 British-American biographical musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher. The life of Elton John (Taron Egerton) is tracked from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of ...more

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Glass is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
Glass

Worldwide gross: $247 million

Opening weekend (US): $40.5 million

Budget: $20 million

Glass is a 2019 American superhero horror-thriller film directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Security guard David Dunn (Bruce Willis) uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb ...more

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The Lego Movie 2: The Se... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $191.3 million

Opening weekend (US): $34.1 million

Budget: $99 million

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a 2019 3D computer-animated space action musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. Now a Master Builder, life for Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt) is ...more

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Escape Room is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $155.2 million

Opening weekend (US): $18.2 million

Budget: $9 million

Escape Room is a 2019 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Adam Robitel. Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to

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Five Feet Apart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $80.1 million

Opening weekend (US): $13.1 million

Budget: $7 million

Five Feet Apart is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Justin Baldoni. Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse) are young cystic fibrosis patients being treated at the ...more

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A Dog's Way Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $80.3 million

Opening weekend (US): $11.3 million

Budget: $18 million

A Dog's Way Home is a 2019 American family drama film directed by Charles Martin Smith, based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. A dog (Bryce Dallas Howard) embarks on a 400-mile journey home ...more
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The Upside is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $122.2 million

Opening weekend (US): $20.4 million

Budget: $37.5 million

The Upside is a 2017 American comedy drama film directed by Neil Burger, based on the 2011 French film The Intouchables. A paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) strikes up an unlikely ...more
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Pet Sematary is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $112.4 million

Opening weekend (US): $25 million

Budget: $21 million

Pet Sematary is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, based on the novel by Stephen King. When his toddler son is killed in an auto accident, ...more

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