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The Worst Movies That Have Grossed Over $1 Billion

Updated February 7, 2020 60.7k votes 6.2k voters 98.0k views46 items

List RulesThis 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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  • 1
    Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    1,695
    933

    Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Bay

    $1,123,794,079

  • 2
    Transformers: Age of Extinction
    750
    366

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer

    Released2014

    Directed byMichael Bay

    $1,104,054,072

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  • 3
    Alice in Wonderland
    1,552
    1,306

    Alice in Wonderland

    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway

    Released2010

    Directed byTim Burton

    $1,025,467,110

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  • 4
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    1,330
    1,172

    Released2011

    Directed byRob Marshall

    $1,045,713,802

  • 5
    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
    1,438
    1,336

    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley

    Released1999

    Directed byGeorge Lucas

    $1,027,044,677

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  • 6
    The Fate of the Furious
    629
    317

    The Fate of the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2017

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    $1,238,764,765

  • 7
    Furious 7
    921
    561

    Furious 7

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker

    Released2015

    Directed byJames Wan

    $1,516,045,911

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  • 8
    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
    457
    559

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    Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

    Released2018

    Directed byJ. A. Bayona

    $1,309,484,461

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  • 9
    Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    529
    554

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

    Directed byRian Johnson

    $1,332,539,889

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  • 10
    Avatar
    1,608
    1,615

    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Cameron

    $2,789,679,794 

  • 11
    Beauty and the Beast
    474
    580

    Beauty and the Beast

    Emma Watson, Dan Stevens

    Released2017

    Directed byBill Condon

    $1,263,521,126

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  • 12
    Captain Marvel
    537
    697

    Captain Marvel

    Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2019

    Directed byAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    $1,128,274,794

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  • 13
    Iron Man 3
    1,012
    1,512

    Iron Man 3

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2013

    Directed byShane Black

    $1,214,811,252

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  • 14
    Despicable Me 3
    348
    452

    Despicable Me 3

    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

    Directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

    $1,034,799,409

  • 15
    Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
    344
    414

    Released2019

    Directed byJ. J. Abrams

    $1,046,183,140

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  • 16
    Titanic
    1,150
    1,695

    Titanic

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released1997

    Directed byJames Cameron

    $2,187,463,944

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  • 17
    Aquaman
    442
    558

    Aquaman

    Jason Momoa, Amber Heard

    Released2018

    Directed byJames Wan

    $1,148,161,807

    More 

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  • 18
    Frozen 2
    291
    377

    Frozen 2

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    $1,419,312,568

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  • 19
    Minions
    279
    425

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    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

    $1,159,398,397

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  • 20
    Frozen
    455
    629

    Frozen

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2013

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    $1,290,000,000

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  • 21
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
    834
    1,455

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley

    Released2006

    Directed byGore Verbinski

    $1,066,179,725

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  • 22
    Skyfall
    664
    1,114

    Skyfall

    Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes

    Released2012

    Directed bySam Mendes

    $1,108,561,013

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  • 23
    Toy Story 4
    245
    348

    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

    $1,073,394,593

  • 24
    The Avengers: Age of Ultron
    318
    596

    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

    $1,402,805,868

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  • 25
    Finding Dory
    329
    478

    Finding Dory

    Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks

    Released2016

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    $1,028,570,889