Ever since its inception in 1923, Walt Disney Production has been a leader in the animation industry. It is now one of the most successful movie studios in Hollywood with multiple blockbusters under its belt. Here are 10 Disney movies that have been successful at box offices.
10. Iron Man 3
Release Date: May 3, 2013
Total Gross: $408,992,272
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $424,084,233
The brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man must face a powerful enemy who destroyed his life and hurt people close to him. He embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible, left to survive on his own, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him.
9. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Release Date: Jul 9, 2003
Total Gross: $305,411,224
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $426,967,926
Captian Jack Sparrow and Will Turner set out to search for Elizabeth Swann. The daughter of the governor and the love of Will’s life. They discover that she has been kidnapped by Captain Barbossa. Unaware that Barbossa and his large crew, are under an ancient curse, doomed for eternity to neither live nor die.
8. Toy Story 3
Release Date: Jun 18, 2010
Total Gross: $415,004,880
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $443,408,255
Andy is all grown up and leaving for college. Due to a chain of events, Woody, Buzz, and others find themselves in a daycare where little kids play rough with them. There they meet a hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear and plan their great escape from the hellish daycare.
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Release Date: May 1, 2015
Total Gross: $459,005,868
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $459,005,868
Tony Stark creates the Ultron Program to protect the world, but the peacekeeping program becomes hostile and decides to eliminate all humans. The Avengers battle to try and defeat a virtually impossible enemy who has taken control over every aspect of humanity. Once again Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together to protect the world from global extinction.
6. Finding Dory
Release Date: Jun 17, 2016
Total Gross: $475,413,060
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $475,413,060
Dory is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from short-term memory loss. The only thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With the help of her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species. Dory now knows that her family reunion will only happen if she can save mom and dad from captivity.
5. The Sixth Sense
Release Date: Aug 6, 1999
Total Gross: $293,506,292
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $485,424,724
Cole Sear is a young boy who can “see dead people”. His mother is worried about her son’s weird behavior and is at her wit’s end with what to do about her son’s increasing problems. Malcolm Crowe is an award-winning child psychologist and he takes on the task of curing the young boy.
4. Finding Nemo
Release Date: May 30, 2003
Total Gross: $380,529,370
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $518,148,559
An over-protective clown fish named Marlin lives in the Great Barrier Reef with his son Nemo. One day fed up with his father’s over-protectiveness ventures into the open sea and gets captured by a dentist from Sydney. On his journey, Marlin finds a blue tang fish named Dory suffering from short-term memory loss. Both of them travel a great distance, encountering various dangerous marine creatures. While Nemo plots an escape plan with the inhabitants of the fish tank at the dentist’s office.
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Release Date: Jul 7, 2006
Total Gross: $423,315,812
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $544,817,142
The savvy pirate Captian Jack Sparrow must pay his debt to Devy Jones, captain of the ghostly The Flying Dutchman and find his heart with the help of his companions Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan.
2. The Avengers
Release Date: May 4, 2012
Total Gross: $623,279,547
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $660,081,224
Loki returns to earth and steals the mystical energy source, the “Tesseract” in order to raises an army of alien warriors for world domination. S.H.I.E.L.D., led by Nick Fury assembles Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow to form a superhero team to defeat Loki and stop the alien attack.
1. Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens
Release Date: Dec 18, 2015
Total Gross: $936,662,225
Inflation-Adjusted Gross: $936,662,225
30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order.