The 7 highest all-time grossing films in the U.S.

"The Avengers" (2012):

This film marks the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it today. Bringing together iconic superheroes like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and Hulk, it set the stage for a decade-long dominance in the movie industry.

"Grease" (1978):

A beloved musical classic, "Grease" has left an indelible mark on pop culture with its catchy songs and memorable characters. While its storyline may seem peculiar upon revisiting as an adult, its enduring popularity is undeniable.

"Mary Poppins" (1964):

Starring Julie Andrews in a role that earned her an Oscar, "Mary Poppins" remains a cherished Disney classic loved by audiences of all ages. Its timeless charm and magical storytelling continue to captivate audiences to this day.

"Forrest Gump" (1994):

Despite its polarizing reputation, "Forrest Gump" was a critical and commercial success, earning multiple Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Hanks.

"The Godfather" (1972):

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made, "The Godfather" transcends its R rating to become a cultural phenomenon. Winning Best Picture at the Oscars, it continues to influence filmmakers.

"Avatar" (2009):

Holding the title of highest-grossing film until surpassed by "Avengers: Endgame," "Avatar" made waves with its groundbreaking visual effects and immersive 3D experience. While it may have faded from recent memory.

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" (2021):

As one of the most recent entries on the list, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" revitalized the box office during a challenging time for the film industry. Featuring multiple Spider-Men and generating significant excitement among fans.