Worldwide box office totals
(in $Millions) (re Variety & Boxoffice MOJO):
This list is no longer being updated (Last update: 7/1/11).
It's being left up for whatever value it might have to film historians.

Avatar $2,350 ($2.35 billion)
8 weeks
Note: Adjusted for inflation, Star Wars (1977) is No. 2
Titanic $1,843
1997
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 $1,345

Transformers: Dark of the Moon $1123
2011
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $1,119
2003
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $1,065
15 weeks
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $1045
2011
Toy Story 3 $1,064.4
23 weeks
The Dark Knight $1,001
32 weeks
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $976
2001
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows $975

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $957
14 weeks
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $938
20 weeks
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $929
16 weeks
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $926
2002
Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace $924
1999
Shrek 2 $921
2004
Jurassic Park $914
1993
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $892
2005
Spider-Man 3 $890
15 weeks
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaur $887.6
20 weeks
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $877
2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings $871
2001
Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith $850
2005
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $835
20 weeks
Spider-Man $821
2002
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $790
2004
Spider-Man 2 $784
2004
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $780
13 weeks
2012 $769
12 weeks
The DaVinci Code $758
2006
Inception $750
22 weeks
The Chronicles of Narnia $745
2005
Shrek the Third $735
2007
2012 $734.3
2009 Up $731
2009
Transformers $700
15 weeks
New Moon $679
11 weeks
Pirates ...: The Curse of the Black Pearl $654
2003
The Incredibles $632.8
2004
Fast Five $629
2011
Kung-Fu Panda $623
16 weeks
Ratatouille $620
22 weeks
Hancock $614
12 weeks
The Passion of the Christ $612
months
Casino Royale $594
2006
War of the Worlds $591
18 weeks
I Am Legend $582
12 weeks
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $574
13 weeks
Iron Man $572
16 weeks
Mamma Mia! $559
18 weeks
King Kong $544.5
9 weeks
The Day After Tomorrow $540
15 weeks
Despicable Me $539
25 weeks
Wall-E $532
2008
Quantum of Silence $509
4 weeks
Troy $490
14 weeks
Angels and Demons $486
14 weeks
Mamma Mia! $476
12 weeks
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Tale $472
16+ weeks
Mr. & Mrs. Smith $468
20+ weeks
Cars $461.9
2006
The Hangover $461
22 weeks
National Treasure: Book of Secrets $456
20 weeks
X-Men: The Last Stand $445
16 weeks
The Bourne Ultimatum $434
17 weeks
Die Another Day $432
2006
Fahrenheit 9/11 $222
2004
(all time documentary high)
Note: On the basis of total ticket sales, Gone With the Wind (1939) is No. 1