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Marvel Films Break Potter, Wars Record

By Garth Franklin Tuesday April 8th 2014 11:34PM

With the first few days of box-office in for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", the nine films that make up the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' this week have now become the highest-grossing film franchise at the U.S. domestic box-office. The top ten are:

1 - Marvel Cinematic Universe (9 Films)
$2,463.3 billion

2 - Harry Potter (8 Films)
$2,390.1 billion

3 - Star Wars (7 Films)
$1,918.0 billion

4 - James Bond (24 Films)
$1,912.8 billion

5 - Batman (8 Films)
$1,897.8 billion

6 - The Lord of the Rings (6 Films)
$1,622.0 billion

7 - Shrek (5 Films)
$1,419.6 billion

8 - Spider-Man (4 Films)
$1,375.9 billion

9 - Twilight (5 Films)
$1,363.5 billion

10 - Pirates of the Caribbean (4 Films)
$1,279.2 billion

Adjusted for inflation, the James Bond franchise easily stands on top with $5.26 billion, ahead of "Star Wars" with $4.26 billion, "Harry Potter" with $2.95 billion, "Batman" with $2.78 billion and Marvel with $2.58 billion. On the global stage, "Harry Potter" still dominates with $7.7 billion over Marvel's $5.97 billion.

Source: CBM

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