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Comic Book Movies

The phenomenon of superhero movies began with the incipient 1941 Superman cartoons by the Fleischer Bros., and has blossomed into the record-setting money-making feature films of the 20th and 21st century.

Earnings

November 22, 2022 numbers

Films playing worldwide

Black Panther Wakanda Forever at $545,474,913 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $200 million].

Black Adam at $366,900,309 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $195 million].

Compare with recent films:

DC League of Super-Pets at $203,658,039 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $90 million].

Bullet Train at $239,220,735 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $90 million].

Top Gun II Maverick at $1,486,657,763 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $152 million].

Thor: Love and Thunder at $760,745,764 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $250 million].

Everything Everywhere All at Once at $99,879,077 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $25 million].

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero closed at $79,982,582 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $90 million].

Elvis closed at $285,945,604 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $85 million].

Jurassic World: Dominion closed at $997,814,080 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $185 million].

Lightyear closed at $226,414,635 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $200 million].

Doctor Strange II: Madness of the Multiverse ended with $954,863,075 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $200 million].

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ended with $401,872,904 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $110 million].

Morbius ended with $163,865,530 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $75 million].

Spider-Man No Way Home ended with $1,901,231,491 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $200 million].

The Northman ended with $68,544,035 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $90 million].

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledork ended with $405,161,334 worldwide [Production budget reported at $200 million].

The Batman ended with $770,345,583 worldwide earnings [Production budget of $180 million].

Dune Buggy ended with $400,668,094 worldwide [Production budget reported at $160 million].

Data from BoxOfficeMojo and production budget information from Wikipedia.


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Aquaman 2018

The Avengers 2012 - Movie Log

The Avengers Age O' Ultron Movie Log

The Batman - 2022

Batman - 1989

Batman Returns 1992

Batman Begins 2005

Batman Forever - 1995

Batman and Robin 1997

Black Adam - 2022

Black Widow 2021

Captain Marvel - 2019

Captain Marvel II and the problem of the too-powerful, unrelatable character

The Dark Knight 2008 Movie Log

Dark Knight Rises Movie Log

Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey Review

Harley Quinn Movie Log

Joker - 2019

Joker Movie Log

The Batman - 2022

Spider-Man Far From Home 2019

Spider-Man No Way Home 2021

Wonder Woman 2017

Wonder Woman Movie Log

Wonder Woman 84 Movie Log

Wonder Woman 84 Review



The 2021 Superhero Movie Schedule

Superhero Movies

Delayed movies of 2021 list

The Dustbin of cancelled comic book films

The proposed 2020 superhero movie slate

Top Earning Comic Book Movies List

Other films:

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Movie Log

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

John Wick Chapter 2

John Wick Parabellum

Pacific Rim Uprising

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The List of Top-Earning Comic Book movies (based on worldwide earnings)



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Original Page October 2020 | Updated November 14, 2022