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The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion 

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List Rules This list includes ALL films that have grossed over $1 billion worldwide (source: boxofficemojo.com)

List of the worst movies that grossed over 1 billion dollars, as ranked by movie fans and critics. These days, the worth of a movie is usually graded by the amount of money it takes in at the box office.However, the highest grossing movies of all time are rarely ever the most critically acclaimed. In fact the movies that often make the most money are fueled on massive explosions, 20 minute chase scenes, bloody fight sequences,and random nudity, rather than quality. The movies usually have stilted dialogue, gaping plot holes, and are completely forgettable once you leave the theater.

The movies on this list have each grossed over a billion dollars, making them the most successful movies of all time. However, the quality of these movies is not always that great. They don’t often get nominated for anything more than an MTV movie award. The special effects are usually more noteworthy than the script or the acting. In fact many of the movies on this list received negative reviews from many of the most respected film critics in the business.

What are the worst billion dollar grossing movies of all time? This list includes the movies that have made the most money without being based on quality.

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Transformers: Dark of th... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Bay

$1,123,794,079

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Star Wars Episode I: The... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor

Released: 1999

Directed by: George Lucas

$1,027,044,677

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tim Burton

$1,025,467,110

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Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

Released: 2011

Directed by: Rob Marshall

$1,045,713,802

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Furious 7 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

Released: 2015

Directed by: James Wan

$1,516,045,911

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6
Avatar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Released: 2009

Directed by: James Cameron

$2,789,679,794 

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Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

Released: 2013

Directed by: Shane Black

$1,214,811,252

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Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2006

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

$1,066,179,725

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Transformers: Age of Ext... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer, Stanley Tucci

Released: 2014

Directed by: Michael Bay

$1,104,054,072

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10
Jurassic World: Fallen K... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B. D. Wong

Released: 2018

Directed by: J. A. Bayona

$1,309,484,461

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Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

$1,128,274,794

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

Released: 1997

Directed by: James Cameron

$2,187,463,944

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The Fate of the Furious ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
The Fate of the Furious Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

Released: 2017

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

$1,238,764,765

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The Avengers: Age of Ult... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2015

Directed by: Joss Whedon

$1,402,805,868

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Beauty and the Beast Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans

Released: 2017

Directed by: Bill Condon

$1,263,521,126

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Jurassic World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio

Released: 2015

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

$1,671,713,208

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17
Star Wars: The Last Jedi... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

Directed by: Rian Johnson

$1,332,539,889

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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ryan Coogler

$1,346,913,161

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19
Harry Potter and the Dea... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

Released: 2011

Directed by: David Yates

$1,341,693,157 

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20
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss Whedon

$1,518,812,988 

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21
Frozen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

Released: 2013

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

$1,290,000,000

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22
The Hobbit: An Unexpecte... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch

Released: 2012

Directed by: Peter Jackson

$1,021,103,568

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23
Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Incredibles 2 Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

Released: 2018

Directed by: Brad Bird

$1,242,805,359

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24
Aquaman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Aquaman Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson

Released: 2018

Directed by: James Wan

$1,148,161,807

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Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion
Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence

Released: 2016

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

$1,028,570,889

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