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Most $100 Million Movies Per Year



Other Domestic Misc records: Never No. 1 Domestic - Never Wide Domestic - Lowest No. 1 Domestic - Widest Opening Weekend

This chart contains for each year the number of $100 million, $200m, $300m, $400m and $500m movies at the domestic box office, sorted on the number of $100m movies.

We use the year a film was first released, which does not have to be the same year in which the milestone was reached. For movies released at the end of year, this could be the next year, and in some situations it was even a re-release later that caused a movie to reach a milestone.

Rank Year # $100m
Movies
# $200m
Movies
# $300m
Movies
# $400m
Movies
# $500m
Movies
No. 1
Movie
1 2013 35 13 4 3 0 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
2 2017 33 13 8 4 2 Star Wars Ep. VIII: The Last Jedi
3 2014 33 13 3 0 0 American Sniper
4 2009 32 10 3 2 1 Avatar
5 2012 31 11 5 3 1 The Avengers
6 2016 30 13 9 3 1 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
7 2010 30 10 4 1 0 Toy Story 3
8 2011 30 7 2 0 0 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
9 2015 29 10 6 3 2 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens
10 2008 29 6 3 1 1 The Dark Knight
11 2003 29 6 3 0 0 Finding Nemo
12 2007 28 11 4 0 0 Spider-Man 3
13 2002 24 7 3 1 0 Spider-Man
14 2004 24 6 3 1 0 Shrek 2
15 2000 22 3 0 0 0 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
16 1999 21 4 1 1 0 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace
17 2001 20 6 2 0 0 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
18 2005 19 8 1 0 0 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith
19 2006 19 6 1 1 0 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
20 1998 18 2 0 0 0 Saving Private Ryan
21 1997 15 3 1 1 1 Titanic
22 1996 15 2 1 0 0 Independence Day
23 1994 12 2 2 1 0 The Lion King
24 1992 11 1 0 0 0 Aladdin
25 1989 10 1 0 0 0 Batman
26 1995 10 0 0 0 0 Toy Story
27 1990 9 2 0 0 0 Home Alone
28 1993 8 2 1 0 0 Jurassic Park
29 1991 8 2 0 0 0 Beauty and the Beast
30 2018 7 2 2 2 2 Black Panther
31 1988 6 0 0 0 0 Rain Man
32 1982 5 1 1 1 0 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial
33 1986 5 0 0 0 0 Top Gun
34 1978 5 0 0 0 0 Grease
35 1984 4 2 0 0 0 Ghostbusters
36 1977 4 1 1 1 0 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope
37 1985 4 1 0 0 0 Back to the Future
38 1987 4 0 0 0 0 3 Men and a Baby
39 1981 3 1 0 0 0 Raiders of the Lost Ark
40 1980 3 1 0 0 0 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back
41 1973 3 1 0 0 0 The Exorcist
42 1983 2 1 1 0 0 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi
43 1975 2 1 0 0 0 Jaws
44 1974 2 0 0 0 0 Blazing Saddles
45 1970 2 0 0 0 0 Love Story
46 1967 2 0 0 0 0 The Jungle Book
47 1965 2 0 0 0 0 The Sound of Music
48 1979 1 0 0 0 0 Kramer vs. Kramer
49 1976 1 0 0 0 0 Rocky
50 1972 1 0 0 0 0 The Godfather
51 1969 1 0 0 0 0 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
52 1964 1 0 0 0 0 Mary Poppins
53 1961 1 0 0 0 0 101 Dalmatians
54 1942 1 0 0 0 0 Bambi
55 1939 1 0 0 0 0 Gone with the Wind
56 1937 1 0 0 0 0 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The Domestic Market is defined as the North American movie territory (consisting of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam).

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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