The biggest box office hits of all time

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As an increasing number of films find global audiences, their box office totals just compound. And rankings of these totals are ever changing, as blockbusters both predictable (the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise) and unexpected "Frozen" are released.

Here, find the latest ranking of the 25 highest-grossing films, worldwide, of all time, per Box Office Mojo.

1. 'Avatar'

James Cameron's sci-fi fantasy,
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James Cameron's sci-fi fantasy, "Avatar" ($2,787,965,087), starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, was released in 2009.

2. 'Titanic'

James Cameron's film,
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James Cameron's film, "Titanic" ($2,186,772,302), starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, was released in 1997.

3. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

J.J. Abrams' sci-fi fantasy,
(Credit: Walt Disney Pictures )

J.J. Abrams' sci-fi fantasy, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" ($2,054,708,260), starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac,and Carrie Fisher, was released in 2015.

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4. 'Jurassic World'

Colin Trevorrow's sci-fi horror,
(Credit: Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment)

Colin Trevorrow's sci-fi horror, "Jurassic World" ($1,670,400,637), starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Ty Simpkins, was released in 2015.

5. 'Marvel's The Avengers'

Joss Whedon's action/adventure film,
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Joss Whedon's action/adventure film, "Marvel's The Avengers" ($1,519,557,910), starring Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo, was released in 2012.

6. 'Furious 7'

James Wan's action film,
(Credit: Universal Pictures)

James Wan's action film, "Furious 7" ($1,516,045,911), starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez, was released in 2015.

7. 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Joss Whedon's action/adventure film,
(Credit: Marvel / Jay Maidment)

Joss Whedon's action/adventure film, "Avengers: Age of Ultron" ($1,405,413,868), starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth, was released in 2015.

8. 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2'

The final film in the Harry Potter series,
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The final film in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" ($1,341,511,219), starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, was released in 2011.

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9. 'Frozen'

Released in 2013, Disney's
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Released in 2013, Disney's "Frozen" ($1,276,480,335) won an Oscar for best animated feature film, featuring the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad.

10. 'Beauty and the Beast'

Disney's live-action
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Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" ($1,262,574,204) is the second-most expensive musical ever made, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ewan McGregor and more.

11. 'The Fate of the Furious'

Felix Gary Gray's 2017 addition to the
(Credit: Universal Pictures/Matt Kennedy)

Felix Gary Gray's 2017 addition to the "Fast and Furious" franchise, "The Fate of the Furious" ($1,238,764,765) introduced Charlize Theron as super-hacker villain Cipher.

12. 'Iron Man 3'

The 2013 installment in Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron
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The 2013 installment in Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man franchise, "Iron Man 3" ($1,215,439,994), has proven the most crushing at the box office.

13. 'Minions'

Pierre Coffin's animated film,
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Pierre Coffin's animated film, "Minions ($1,159,398,397), with the voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm and Michael Keaton, was released in 2015.

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14. 'Captain America: Civil War'

Marvel's
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Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" ($1,153,304,495), with Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson, was released in May 2016.

15. 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'

Sci-fi action flick
(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

Sci-fi action flick "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" ($1,123,794,079), starring Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, was released in 2011.

16. 'Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King'

Director Peter Jackson's
(Credit: New Line Productions)

Director Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" ($1,123,794,079), featuring a huge cast with Viggo Mortensen and Elijah Wood, was released in 2003.

17. 'Skyfall'

The latest in the James Bond series,
(Credit: MGM/ Sony)

The latest in the James Bond series, "Skyfall" ($1,108,561,013), starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and Javier Bardem, was released in 2012.

18. 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

Michael Bay's sci-fi action film,
(Credit: Andrew Cooper )

Michael Bay's sci-fi action film, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" ($1,104,054,072), starring Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz and Stanley Tucci, was released in 2014.

19. 'The Dark Knight Rises'

The final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman series,
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The final film in Christopher Nolan's Batman series, "The Dark Knight Rises" ($1,084,939,099) starring Christan Bale, Tom Hardy and Anne Hathaway, was released in 2012.

20. 'Toy Story 3'

Released in 3D in 2010, animated
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Released in 3D in 2010, animated "Toy Story 3" ($1,066,969,703) included the voices of Tim Allen, Tom Hanks and Joan Cusack.

21. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest'

The second installment of the
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The second installment of the "Pirates" series, 2006's "Dead Man's Chest" ($1,066,179,725), stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.

22. ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Disney's
(Credit: Giles Keyte)

Disney's "Star Wars" spinoff "Rouge One" ($1,056,057,273) was released in December 2016, starring Felicity Jones and Diego Luna.

23. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'

The fourth
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The fourth "Pirates" movie, "On Stranger Tides" ($1,045,713,802), with Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, was released in 2011.

24. 'Jurassic Park'

Steven Spielberg's sci-fi horror
(Credit: Universal Pictures)

Steven Spielberg's sci-fi horror "Jurassic Park" ($1,029,153,882), starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum, was released in 1993 and reissued in 3-D in 2012.

25. 'Finding Dory'

The long-awaited sequel to Disney's
(Credit: Disney/Pixar / Pixar)

The long-awaited sequel to Disney's "Finding Nemo," "Finding Dory" ($1,028,570,889) was released in 2016 and follows forgetful Dory on her quest to find her family.

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