Special Report

The Highest-Grossing Movies in the Marvel Universe

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44. Fantastic Four (2015)
> Worldwide box office: $167.8 million (#957 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $56.1 million (#1,528 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $. million (#. most out of all movies)
> Distributor: 20th Century Fox
> Starring: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell

This is the third and final Fantastic Four movie to be produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox and a reboot of the franchise. The team must learn to use their superhuman abilities to save Earth from a friend turned enemy.

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43. Daredevil (2003)
> Worldwide box office: $182.8 million (#868 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $102.5 million (#709 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $80 million (#558 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: 20th Century Fox
> Starring: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

“Daredevil” stars Ben Affleck as Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer who fights for justice in the courtroom and on the streets as a masked vigilante. Jennifer Garner plays his love interest. Affleck and Garner married in real life in 2005 (they divorced 13 years later).

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42. Hulk (2003)
> Worldwide box office: $245.0 million (#617 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $132.2 million (#470 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $137 million (#236 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Universal
> Starring: Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and directed by Ang Lee, this film explores Bruce Banner’s origins and his transformation into the Hulk after a lab accident involving gamma radiation. It made $245 million worldwide and was one of the highest-grossing films of 2003.

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41. X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)
> Worldwide box office: $246.4 million (#610 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $65.8 million (#1,264 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $200 million (#43 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: 20th Century Fox
> Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult

“Dark Phoenix” is a sequel to 2016’s “X-Men: Apocalypse.” Mutant Jean Grey struggles to control her powers and emotions as childhood trauma causes her to become mentally unstable and consumed by rage, turning her into the Phoenix.

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40. The Incredible Hulk (2008)
> Worldwide box office: $265.6 million (#555 most out of all movies)
> Domestic box office: $134.8 million (#454 most out of all movies)
> Production budget: $137.5 million (#235 most out of all movies)
> Distributor: Universal
> Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt

Described as a “requel” — a reboot and a sequel — to 2003’s “Hulk,” this iteration of the story stars Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, who goes on the run from the military while attempting to cure himself of the condition that turns him into the Hulk.