Special Report

The Highest-Grossing Movies in the Marvel Universe

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4. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
> Worldwide box office: $1.4 billion (11 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $459.0 million (#20 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $365 million (#03 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Walt Disney
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the sequel to 2012’s “The Avengers.” Tony Stark and his team reassemble to battle the evil Ultron.

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3. The Avengers (2012)
> Worldwide box office: $1.5 billion (09 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $623.4 million (#08 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $225 million (#26 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Walt Disney
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

The first of the Avengers movies got a green light following the success of “Iron Man” and brought together an ensemble cast. In the film, Nick Fury and the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. recruit Tony Stark, Thor, and others to stop Thor’s brother Loki from dominating Earth.

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2. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
> Worldwide box office: $2.0 billion (05 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $678.8 million (#05 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $300 million (#05 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Walt Disney
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans

In “Infinity War,” the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy unite to prevent Thanos from collecting the six Infinity Stones in an effort to kill half the life in the universe.

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1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
> Worldwide box office: $2.8 billion (02 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $858.4 million (#02 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $400 million (#01 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Walt Disney
> Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

“Endgame” is the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and serves as a conclusion to the story up to that point, ending the arcs for several characters. The surviving members of the Avengers and their allies attempt to reverse the destruction caused by Thanos in “Infinity War.”