: Movies Units sold/sales
: $4.54 billion in ticket sales Parent company
: 20th Century Fox
In 2009, James Cameron’s "Avatar" became the highest-grossing U.S. film of all time. Adjusted for inflation, 1939’s "Gone with the Wind" remains the highest-grossing film, according to Box Office Mojo. However, when a film franchise is considered — and accounting for inflation — nothing comes close to George Lucas’s "Star Wars." The original movie debuted in 1977, grossing more than $1.4 billion. With the five films that followed, ending with "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith," the franchise grossed $4.54 billion.
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