Infographic: Which are the biggest foreign-language movies?

New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: May 11, 2017, 10:16 AM(IST)

Indian movies are increasingly grossing millions of dollars at the box office Photograph:( Others )

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The highest grossing foreign-language movie is the Chinese movie 'Mermaid' ||Mermaid has grossed around $554 million since its release in 2016 ||The Indian movie Baahubali 2 has grossed around $154 million so far

Baahubali 2 has become the highest-grossing Indian movie of all time earning around Rs 1,000 crore or $154 million. But how does the earnings from Baahubali 2 compare to the top grossing films from other non-English language movies?

The highest-grossing non-English language movie of all time worldwide, according to, is the Chinese movie The Mermaid released last year, which has earned around $554 million (as on May 11, 2017).

In fact, six of the top 10 highest-grossing foreign language movies of all time are in Mandarin, with two in Japanese and French respectively.


The top 10 list:



And if you're interested in the top 10 highest-grossing movies of all time, regardless of language, here's the list.



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