Special Report

Most Popular Movie Released the Year You Were Born

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

2010
> Most popular movie: Inception
> Director: Christopher Nolan
> Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
> Domestic box office: $292,580,000

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

2011
> Most popular movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
> Director: David Yates
> Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint
> Domestic box office: $381,010,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2012
> Most popular movie: The Avengers
> Director: Joss Whedon
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson
> Domestic box office: $623,360,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2013
> Most popular movie: Iron Man 3
> Director: Shane Black
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow
> Domestic box office: $409,010,000

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

2014
> Most popular movie: Interstellar
> Director: Christopher Nolan
> Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
> Domestic box office: $188,020,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Co.

2015
> Most popular movie: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
> Director: J.J. Abrams
> Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac
> Domestic box office: $936,660,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2016
> Most popular movie: Rogue One
> Director: Gareth Edwards
> Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk
> Domestic box office: $532,180,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2017
> Most popular movie: Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
> Director: Rian Johnson
> Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill
> Domestic box office: $620,180,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2018
> Most popular movie: Black Panther
> Director: Ryan Coogler
> Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o
> Domestic box office: $700,060,000

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

2019 (*so far this year)
> Most popular movie: Avengers: Endgame
> Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
> Domestic box office: $805,260,000

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