From 'Spider-Man' to 'Avengers: Endgame': Check out top 10 highest-grossing superhero films of all time


 | Updated: Jan 24, 2022, 06:53 PM IST

Tom Holland starrer movie 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' is now ruling the world with its box office numbers and has become the third highest-grossing superhero film, after 'Avengers: Endgame', which is obviously on the first spot and 'Avengers Infinity war'.

As 'No Way Home' continues raking in big numbers, let's look back at the other highest-grossing superhero films. 

Avengers: Endgame

'Avengers: Endgame' is the highest-grossing film of all time. The Marvel film grossed $2.798 billion worldwide and surpassed Infinity War's entire theatrical run in just eleven days and broke numerous box office records after the release. 


Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' is the second highest-grossing super movie. The film was the fourth film and the first superhero film to gross over $2 billion worldwide. 


Spider-Man: No Way Home

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' is now ruling the world with its box office numbers as the Tom Holland-led film has become the sixth-highest-grossing film of all time and third highest-grossing superhero movie. 

No Way Home has grossed over $1.6 billion worldwide, surpassing its predecessor as the highest-grossing film released by Sony Pictures. 


Avengers: Age of Ultron

'The Avengers', which was released in the year 2012, is at number four in the list of highest-grossing superhero movies.

The last film of Phase One of the MCU grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide, setting numerous box office records. The multi starrer film became the third-highest-grossing film of all time when it was released and the highest-grossing film of 2012, as well as the first Marvel production, to generate $1 billion in ticket sales. 


The Avengers

Marvel's 2015 movie 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' grossed an astonishing $1.405 billion worldwide. After 7 years of release, the movie stands at the fifth number in the list of superhero highest-grossing movies. 

The film received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed over $1.4 billion worldwide, becoming the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2015 and the fifth-highest-grossing film of all time. 


Black Panther

Late actor Chadwick Boseman's 'Black Panther' was the first Marvel Studios film with a Black director and a predominantly Black cast. The movie grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide and become the highest-grossing film directed by a Black filmmaker.

The film received numerous accolades, with seven nominations at the 91st Academy Awards including the first nomination for Best Picture for a superhero film, and the first Academy Award win for an MCU film with wins for Best Costume Design, Best Original Score, and Best Production Design.


Incredibles 2

Pixar's 'Incredibles 2' is the seventh-highest grossing superhero film. The animated film made $182.7 million at the box office. 


Iron Man 3

Robert Downey Jr starrer 'Iron Man 3' comes at spot 8. The first film in phase two of the MCU received positive reviews from critics and raked in over $1.2 billion worldwide. 


Captain America: Civil War

'Captain America: Civil War' stand at number 9 on the list. The first film in phase three of the MCU was a commercial success grossing over $1.1 billion worldwide.



Jason Momoa's 'Aquaman' is the only DC movie in the top 10 highest-grossing superhero movies list. The film grossed $1.148 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing DCEU film and the highest-grossing movie based on a DC Comics character.