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The Biggest Worldwide Box Office Film Earnings of the Last 10 Years

With 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' reaching over $2 billion now that it's officially out of theaters, where does it place among the highest-grossing films?

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'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire'

Warner Bros. Pictures

Premiere Date: November 18, 2015
Domestic Earnings: $290,013,036
Worldwide Gross: A total of approximately $897 million

(All numbers via Boxofficemojo.com)

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'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'

Walt Disney Pictures

Premiere Date: May 25, 2007
Domestic Earnings: $309,420,425
Worldwide Gross: A total of $963,420,425

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'The Dark Knight'

Warner Bros. Pictures

Premiere Date: July 18, 2008
Domestic Earnings: $534.9 million
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1,004,558,444

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'Toy Story 3'

Disney/Pixar

Premiere Date: June 18, 2010
Domestic Earnings: $415,004,880
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1,063,171,911 billion (more than the first two films combined!)

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'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest'

Walt Disney Pictures

Premiere Date: July 7, 2006
Domestic Earnings: $423,315,812
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1,066,179,725 (it's the highest-grossing film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise)

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'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

Paramount Pictures

Premiere Date: June 27, 2014
Domestic Earnings: $245,439,076 in the United States
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1.104 billion

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'Frozen'

Walt Disney Pictures

Premiere Date: November 27, 2013
Domestic Earnings: $400.7 million
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1.274 billion

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'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—Part 2'

Warner Bros. Pictures

Premiere Date: July 15, 2011
Domestic Earnings: $381,011,219
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1.3 billion

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'The Avengers'

Marvel Studios

Premiere Date: May 4, 2012
Domestic Earnings: $623.4 million
Worldwide Gross: A total of $1.518 billion, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of all time!

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd.

Premiere Date: December 18, 2015
Domestic Earnings: $936.7 million
Worldwide Gross: A total of $2,068,176,052. The film, which closed in theaters on June 3, is now the third-highest grossing in history.

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'Avatar'

20th Century Fox

Premiere Date: December 18, 2009
Domestic Earnings: $760,507,625 million
Worldwide Gross: A total of $2,787,965,087 billion. It is currently the highest-grossing film of all time, beating The Titanic.

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