Top 25 Highest-Grossing Comic Book Movies

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 3 days ago

These films started out as comic books and ended up as blockbusters. Take a look at the 25 highest-grossing comic book adaptations according to unadjusted domestic box office gross. How many have you seen? (Updated May 1, 2017)

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Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange (2016)

25. Doctor Strange (2016)

Domestic Gross: $232,641,920

Opening Weekend: $85,058,311

Tagline: Open your mind. Change your reality.

2
Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Jackman, and James McAvoy in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

24. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Domestic Gross: $233,921,534

Opening Weekend: $90,823,660

Tagline: The future begins.

3
Famke Janssen and Patrick Stewart in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

23. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Domestic Gross: $234,362,462

Opening Weekend: $102,750,665

Tagline: Evolution will make a last stand.

4
Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Men in Black (1997)

22. Men in Black (1997)

Domestic Gross: $250,690,539

Opening Weekend: $51,068,455

Tagline: Protecting the earth from the scum of the universe.

5
Kim Basinger and Michael Keaton in Batman (1989)

21. Batman (1989)

Domestic Gross: $251,188,924

Opening Weekend: $40,489,746

Tagline: Only one will claim the night.

6
Sebastian Stan in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

20. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Domestic Gross: $259,766,572

Opening Weekend: $95,023,721

Tagline: In heroes we trust.

7
Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

19. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Domestic Gross: $262,030,663

Opening Weekend: $62,004,688

Tagline: His past was kept from him. His search for answers has just begun.

8
Henry Cavill in Man of Steel (2013)

18. Man of Steel (2013)

Domestic Gross: $291,045,518

Opening Weekend:$116,619,362

9
Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2 (2010)

17. Iron Man 2 (2010)

Domestic Gross: $312,433,331

Opening Weekend: $128,122,480

Tagline: It's not the armor that makes the hero, but the man inside.

10
Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man (2008)

16. Iron Man (2008)

Domestic Gross: $318,412,101

Opening Weekend: $98,618,668

Tagline: Heroes aren't born. They're built.

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Will Smith, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney, Margot Robbie, and Karen Fukuhara in Suicide Squad (2016)

15. Suicide Squad (2016)

Domestic Gross: $325,100,054

Opening Weekend: $133,682,248

Tagline: Worst. Heroes. Ever.

12
Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

14. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Domestic Gross: $330,360,194

Opening Weekend: $166,007,347

Tagline: Who will win?

13
Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

13. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Domestic Gross: $333,176,600

Opening Weekend: $94,320,883

Tagline: When things get bad, they'll do their worst.

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Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man 3 (2007)

12. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Domestic Gross: $336,530,303

Opening Weekend: $151,116,516

Tagline: Every hero has a choice, to face the darkness... or be consumed by it.

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Ryan Reynolds and Brianna Hildebrand in Deadpool (2016)

11. Deadpool (2016)

Domestic Gross: $363,070,709

Opening Weekend: $132,434,639

Tagline: With great power comes great irresponsibility.

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Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman (2017)

10. Wonder Woman (2017)

Domestic Gross: $368,473,296

Opening Weekend: $103,251,471

Tagline: Power. Grace. Wisdom. Wonder.

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Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man 2 (2004)

9. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Domestic Gross: $373,585,825

Opening Weekend: $88,156,227

Tagline: This summer a man will face his destiny. A hero will be revealed

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Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

8. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Domestic Gross: $333,176,600

Opening Weekend: $94,320,883

Tagline: You only get one chance to save the galaxy twice.

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Willem Dafoe and Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man (2002)

7. Spider-Man (2002)

Domestic Gross: $403,706,375

Opening Weekend: $114,844,116

Tagline: With great power comes great responsibility.

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Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Anthony Mackie, and Sebastian Stan in Captain America: Civil War (2016)

6. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Domestic Gross: $405,599,617

Opening Weekend: $179,139,142

Tagline: United we stand. Divided we fall.

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Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 3 (2013)

5. Iron Man 3 (2013)

Domestic Gross: $409,013,994

Opening Weekend: $174,144,585

Tagline: Even heroes fall.

22
Christian Bale and Tom Hardy in The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

4. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Domestic Gross: $448,139,099

Opening Weekend: $160,887,295

Tagline: The legend ends.

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Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008)

2. The Dark Knight (2008)

Domestic Gross: $534,858,444 Opening Weekend: $158,411,483

Tagline: Why so serious?

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, and Chris Hemsworth in The Avengers (2012)

1. The Avengers (2012)

Domestic Gross: $623,357,910 Opening Weekend: $207,438,708

Tagline: Avengers Assemble!