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Iron Man 3 tops the list of highest grossing films of 2013

December 31st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Iron Man 3 easily won the title of the highest-grossing movies of 2013, raking in over $1.2 billion worldwide. The next three spots on the list went to Despicable Me 2 ($918 million), Fast & Furious 6 ($788 million) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($771 million).

Of the top 20 highest-grossing films, 16 of them were sequels or based on books, comics or existing intellectual properties.

Of the fourfilmsnot relying on brand-name recognition, Gravity ($652 million) was the highest in seventh place. The other three “original” films were The Croods, Pacific Rim, and Now You See Me.

Read the full list below.

Top 20 highest-grossing films of 2013:

1. Iron Man 3 – $1,215,439,994
2. Despicable Me 2 – $918,573,535
3. Fast & Furious 6 – $788,679,850
4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – $771,484,011
5. Monsters University – $743,559,607
6. Man of Steel – $662,845,518
7. Gravity – $652,394,288
8. Thor: The Dark World – $627,858,622
9. The Croods – $587,204,668
10. World War Z – $540,007,876
11. Oz the Great and Powerful – $493,311,825
12. Star Trek Into Darkness – $467,365,246
13. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – $426,244,000
14. The Wolverine – $414,828,246
15. Pacific Rim – $407,602,906
16. GI Joe: Retaliation – $375,740,705
17. Frozen – $363,012,773
18. Now You See Me – $351,723,989
19. The Hangover Part III – $351,000,072
20. The Great Gatsby – $348,840,419

Source: Box Office Mojo

 

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Born and raised in NY, a self titled Nerd Jedi. He met his destiny at 5, with the snap-hiss of Luke's lightsaber in Star Wars. He's never looked back. He wields dual lightsabers, called Common Sense and Humor, and uses them in pursuit of all things Nerd. A husband and father, he still finds time for comics, video games, movies, and shows. You can follow his blog at ed-pool.tumblr.com or his Twitter @ed_pool

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