The Top 5 Highest Grossing Movies of 2022 So Far!

This year has given us plenty of hits like Top Gun: Maverick and The Batman, but what has been the biggest money maker? We’re sharing which 5 films have made the most worldwide!

1. Top Gun: Maverick

According to IMDb, Top Gun: Maverick brought in $126,707,459 on opening weekend! Worldwide, it has grossed over $1 billion. It’s no surprise that Top Gun: Maverick was the top-grossing movie of the summer so far. The movie combines the nostalgia of the original film with a modern update, and it was beloved by many on social media.


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2. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The Marvel-verse constantly grows with each movie. This summer, the franchise added Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Opening weekend, the movie brought in $187,420,998, and it has brought in over $900 million worldwide so far! Fans loved performances from cast members Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olson, as well as the movie’s visual effects


3. Jurassic World Dominion

Jurassic World Dominion brought in $145,075,625 on opening weekend and has grossed over $900 million worldwide. The movie reaching $942 million worldwide allowed the franchise to be the only one in history to average $1 billion per movie!

4. The Batman

The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, earned $134,008,624 on opening weekend and has brought in over $700 million so far. Many fans on social media loved Pattinson’s performance, as well as the visual shots from the movie.

5. Minions: The Rise of Gru

Those little lovable yellow minions were back at it this summer, adding a prequel to the Despicable Me movies about young Gru and his minions. The movie brought in over $100 million on opening weekend and over $640 million so far, and it was a sensation across social media!

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