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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.

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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 1 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 - Parabel... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $304.7 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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Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $364.1 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) 4 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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Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $2.766 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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How to Train Your Dragon: The ... is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Spider-Man: Far From Home is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $257 million

Opening Weekend (US): $39 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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Detective Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $427 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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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

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

Worldwide gross: $894 million

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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Us is listed (or ranked) 11 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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The Lego Movie 2: The Second P... is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Glass is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

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 Wandering Earth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked
The Wandering Earth

Worldwide gross: $700 million

Opening weekend (CN): $180 million

Budget: $50 million

The Wandering Earth is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the novella of the same name by Locus Award and Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin. As the sun is ...more
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Escape Room is listed (or ranked) 15 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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A Dog's Way Home is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 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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Cold Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $73 million

Opening weekend (US): $11 million

Budget: $60 million

Cold Pursuit is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Hans Petter Moland. Snowplower Nelson "Mr. Plow" Coxman (Liam Neeson) seeks revenge against a drug cartel in his Rocky ...more
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Pet Sematary is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Rocketman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $168 million

Opening weekend: $25 million

Budget: $40 million

Rocketman is a 2019 biographical musical film directed by Dexter Fletcher. The story of the life of Elton John (Taron Egerton), from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through ...more
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The Curse of La Llorona is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $122 million

Opening weekend (US): $26.5 million

Budget: $9 million

The Curse of La Llorona is a 2019 American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Chaves. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker ...more
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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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What Men Want is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $72.2 million

Opening weekend (US): $19 million

Budget: $20 million

What Men Want is a 2019 romantic fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman. A woman (Taraji P. Henson) is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge ...more
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Happy Death Day 2U is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $64.3 million

Opening weekend (US): $9.8 million

Budget: $9 million

Happy Death Day 2U is a 2019 American slasher film directed by Christopher B. Landon, and the sequel to the 2017 film Happy Death Day.
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A Madea Family Funeral is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

Worldwide gross: $74.7 million

Opening weekend (US): $27.1 million

Budget: $20 million

Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral is 2019 American comedy film written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry. It is the eleventh and reportedly final installment of the Madea film series. ...more