All The Movies That Made Over $1 Billion At The Box Office, Ranked by Critics’ Scores

Paramount’s action-adventure sequel Top Gun: Maverick is soaring internationally, taking its running international total to $544.5 million, and total to an estimated $572 million in US domestic. Which means that worldwide, Maverick is passing the $1.1 billion mark (without playing in China or Russia, two major markets), that’s the biggest global total of 2022 so far, including Chinese films.

After only 31 days on the big screen, “Top Gun: Maverick” has become Tom Cruise’s first movie to surpass $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

Now, we’re ranking all 49 movies that made over $1 billion at the box office, ranked by critics’ scores from best to worst.

[Updated: 7/04/2022] 

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Tomatometer: 98% – Metascore: 92

Starring: Animation, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Directed By: Lee Unkrich

Zootopia (2016)

Tomatometer: 98% – Metascore: 78

Starring: Animation, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba

Directed By: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Tomatometer: 97% – Metascore: 84

Starring: Animation, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale

Directed By: Josh Cooley

Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

Tomatometer: 96% – Metascore: 78

Starring: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell

Directed By: Joseph Kosinski

Black Panther (2018)

Tomatometer: 96% – Metascore: 88

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman

Directed By: Ryan Coogler

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011)

Tomatometer: 96% – Metascore: 85

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes

Directed By: David Yates

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Tomatometer: 94% – Metascore: 78

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson

Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

The Dark Knight (2008)

Tomatometer: 94% – Metascore: 84

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman

Directed By: Christopher Nolan

Finding Dory (2016)

Tomatometer: 94% – Metascore: 77

Starring: Animation, Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson

Directed By: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Tomatometer: 93% – Metascore: 80

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac

Directed By: J.J. Abrams

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Tomatometer: 93% – Metascore: 71

Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alfred Molina, Tobey Maguire

Directed By: Jon Watts

Incredibles 2 (2018)

Tomatometer: 93% – Metascore: 80

Starring: Animation, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

Directed By: Brad Bird

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King (2003)

Tomatometer: 93% – Metascore: 94

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis

Directed By: Peter Jackson

Skyfall (2012)

Tomatometer: 92% – Metascore: 81

Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris

Directed By: Sam Mendes

Jurassic Park (1993)

Tomatometer: 92% – Metascore: 68

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Ariana Richards

Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Tomatometer: 91% – Metascore: 84

Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill

Directed By: Rian Johnson

The Avengers (2012)

Tomatometer: 91% – Metascore: 69

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner

Directed By: Joss Whedon

Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Tomatometer: 90% – Metascore: 69

Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau

Directed By: Jon Watts

Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Tomatometer: 90% – Metascore: 75

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie

Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Frozen (2013)

Tomatometer: 90% – Metascore: 75

Starring: Animation, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Directed By: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Tomatometer: 87% – Metascore: 78

Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Caine

Directed By: Christopher Nolan

Titanic (1997)

Tomatometer: 87% – Metascore: 75

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher

Directed By: James Cameron

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Tomatometer: 85% – Metascore: 68

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Directed By: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Tomatometer: 84% – Metascore: 65

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed

Directed By: Gareth Edwards

Avatar (2009)

Tomatometer: 82% – Metascore: 83

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez

Directed By: James Cameron

Furious 7 (2015)

Tomatometer: 81% – Metascore: 67

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson

Directed By: James Wan

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Tomatometer: 81% – Metascore: 65

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Harris

Directed By: Chris Columbus

Captain Marvel (2019)

Tomatometer: 79% – Metascore: 64

Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, Ben Mendelsohn, Gemma Chan

Directed By: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Tomatometer: 79% – Metascore: 62

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce

Directed By: Shane Black

Frozen II (2019)

Tomatometer: 77% – Metascore: 64

Starring: Animation, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff

Directed By: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Tomatometer: 76% – Metascore: 66

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Directed By: Joss Whedon

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Tomatometer: 71% – Metascore: 65

Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Emma Thompson

Directed By: Bill Condon

Jurassic World (2015)

Tomatometer: 71% – Metascore: 59

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins

Directed By: Colin Trevorrow

Joker (2019)

Tomatometer: 68% – Metascore: 59

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen

Directed By: Todd Phillips

The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Tomatometer: 67% – Metascore: 56

Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez

Directed By: F. Gary Gray

Aquaman (2017)

Tomatometer: 65% – Metascore: 55

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman

Directed By: James Wan

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Tomatometer: 64% – Metascore: 58

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish

Directed By: Peter Jackson

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Tomatometer: 59% – Metascore: 49

Starring: Animation, Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove

Directed By: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon

Aladdin (2019)

Tomatometer: 57% – Metascore: 53

Starring: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Chico Kenzari, Billy Magnussen

Directed By: Guy Ritchie

Minions (2015)

Tomatometer: 55% – Metascore: 56

Starring: Animation, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney

Directed By: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Tomatometer: 53% – Metascore: 53

Starring: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Kevin McNally

Directed By: Gore Verbinski

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Tomatometer: 52% – Metascore: 53

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran

Directed By: J.J. Abrams

The Lion King (2019)

Tomatometer: 52% – Metascore: 55

Starring: Animation, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard

Directed By: Jon Favreau

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Tomatometer: 51% – Metascore: 53

Starring: Animation, Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Directed By: Tim Burton

Star Wars. Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

Tomatometer: 51% – Metascore: 51

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L. Jackson

Directed By: George Lucas

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Tomatometer: 47% – Metascore: 51

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Rafe Spall, Toby Jones

Directed By: J.A. Bayona

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Tomatometer: 35% – Metascore: 42

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, John Malkovich, Josh Duhamel, Patrick Dempsey

Directed By: Michael Bay

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Tomatometer: 33% – Metascore: 45

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Sam Claflin

Directed By: Rob Marshall

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Tomatometer: 17% – Metascore: 32

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer

Directed By: Michael Bay