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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miles teller as bradley “rooster” bradshaw in top gun: maverick (2022) is one for the bookspic.twitter.com/bY9sxUypxB
— alex (@SAVER1NS) July 23, 2022
top gun: maverick will brighten your life 👍 pic.twitter.com/2KAqzDfuJY
— alex (@SAVER1NS) July 25, 2022
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
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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!
— Tom Jurassic (@Tom_Jurassic) July 31, 2022
🚨 NEW RECORD! Jurassic World Dominion has reached $942m World Wide – Allowing ‘Jurassic’ as the ONLY franchise EVER to average $1bn Per Movie! 🚨 🤯🦖 pic.twitter.com/SpZx1Y8NtC
— Swrve 🦖 ‘Jurassic’ News & Content (@SwrveYT) July 31, 2022
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.
It’s crazy how The Batman doesn’t have a bad or even average shot. This is one of the best looking movies ever made because it never stops looking amazing. Every frame feels so passionately crafted and thought out. pic.twitter.com/KKyyobkCHp
— Worm 🏳️🌈⃤🌙 (@Saulman11835779) July 31, 2022
Me when they make that The Batman 2 announcement
— I’m a Master of None, anymore question? (@english_shamar) July 23, 2022
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!
— April (@April_Sojka) July 31, 2022