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Fastest Movies to Earn $250 Million at the Domestic Box Office

The chart below contains all movies that reached $250 Million at the domestic box office, ranked first by the number of days they took to reach the milestone, and second by their total gross on the day they exceeded the milestone.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

← Fastest to $200m Fastest to $300m →
Rank       Date       MovieDays to MilestoneCumulative Gross After Passing Milestone
1 Jun 16, 2015 Jurassic World 5 $258,493,605
2 May 9, 2012 Marvel's The Avengers 6 $257,627,807
3 Jul 25, 2008 The Dark Knight 8 $261,847,503
4 May 8, 2015 The Avengers: Age of Ultron 8 $256,887,830
5 Nov 29, 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 8 $253,686,504
6 Jul 28, 2012 The Dark Knight Rises 9 $267,458,321
7 May 11, 2013 Iron Man 3 9 $264,188,043
8 Jul 23, 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II 9 $258,934,716
9 Jul 2, 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 9 $251,035,008
10 Jul 16, 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 10 $258,364,766
11 Apr 12, 2015 Furious 7 10 $251,516,400
12 May 29, 2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith 11 $255,648,711
13 Apr 2, 2012 The Hunger Games 11 $253,006,396
14 Jul 10, 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 12 $261,078,700
15 Jul 11, 2004 Spider-Man 2 12 $256,438,326
16 Dec 29, 2009 Avatar 12 $250,419,951
17 May 31, 2004 Shrek 2 13 $260,313,719
18 Jun 30, 2010 Toy Story 3 13 $251,344,663
19 May 16, 2007 Spider-Man 3 13 $250,433,791
20 May 17, 2002 Spider-Man 15 $252,374,308
21 Jan 1, 2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 16 $261,350,000
22 Mar 20, 2010 Alice in Wonderland 16 $255,505,533
23 Dec 6, 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 16 $252,704,200
24 Dec 5, 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon 16 $251,530,186
25 Jul 15, 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 16 $251,371,417
26 Jun 3, 2007 Shrek the Third 17 $255,927,783
27 Jun 10, 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 17 $253,441,723
28 Jul 18, 2013 Despicable Me 2 17 $251,100,035
29 May 23, 2010 Iron Man 2 17 $251,026,061
30 Dec 1, 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 17 $250,209,035
31 Jan 4, 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 18 $254,290,037
32 Mar 13, 2004 The Passion of the Christ 18 $253,792,087
33 Jun 8, 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 18 $253,014,750
34 Jul 1, 2013 Man of Steel 18 $251,621,616
35 Jul 21, 2007 Transformers 19 $256,587,821
36 Jun 6, 1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace 19 $255,758,124
37 Aug 2, 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 19 $255,672,245
38 Dec 7, 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 20 $250,457,900
39 Dec 10, 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 22 $251,585,745
40 Jan 4, 2013 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 22 $251,461,852
41 Aug 2, 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 23 $251,505,177
42 May 25, 2008 Iron Man 24 $252,614,669
43 Aug 24, 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy 24 $251,456,069
44 Jun 8, 2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones 24 $250,707,578
45 Jun 11, 2003 The Matrix Reloaded 28 $250,730,000
46 Dec 6, 2012 Skyfall 29 $250,620,080
47 Dec 17, 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 30 $250,661,379
48 Jun 29, 2003 Finding Nemo 31 $253,991,677
49 Dec 16, 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 31 $253,270,000
50 Jun 28, 2009 Up 31 $250,234,554
51 Aug 16, 2010 Inception 32 $250,001,841
52 Jul 23, 2013 Monsters University 33 $250,940,258
53 Jan 11, 2006 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 34 $250,357,188
54 Aug 5, 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man 35 $250,740,648
55 Jan 23, 1998 Titanic 36 $256,392,349
56 Jan 23, 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 36 $250,093,000
57 Jan 27, 2005 Meet the Fockers 37 $250,346,140
58 Dec 30, 2013 Frozen 39 $256,016,197
59 Feb 2, 2015 American Sniper 40 $250,397,650
60 Aug 19, 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 42 $251,297,000
61 Jan 23, 2014 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 42 $250,178,924
62 Jan 27, 2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 42 $250,000,941
63 Jan 25, 2008 I am Legend 43 $250,049,656
64 Dec 30, 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 44 $250,105,000
65 Jul 8, 2011 The Hangover Part II 44 $250,013,174
66 May 18, 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 45 $250,532,304
67 Jan 4, 2003 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 51 $250,720,000
68 Jul 30, 2009 The Hangover 56 $250,696,417
69 Apr 5, 2014 The Lego Movie 58 $250,196,189
70 Jul 6, 2009 Star Trek 60 $250,088,417
71 Dec 3, 2013 Gravity 61 $250,000,975
72 Jul 22, 2001 Shrek 66 $251,922,192
73 Jan 17, 2005 The Incredibles 74 $256,739,602
74 Oct 18, 1999 The Sixth Sense 74 $250,208,911
75 Mar 6, 2010 The Blind Side 107 $250,181,633
76 Apr 27, 2007 Night at the Museum 127 $250,027,721
77 Dec 5, 2010 Despicable Me 150 $250,004,040
78 Dec 19, 2012 Monsters, Inc. 4,066 $256,649,085
79 Sep 16, 2011 The Lion King 3D 6,303 $337,459,426
80 Mar 22, 2002 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial 7,225 $404,509,000
81 Apr 5, 2013 Jurassic Park 7,239 $357,333,005
82 Sep 5, 2014 Forrest Gump 7,367 $329,718,989