The Top 10 Fastest Earning Hollywood Movies
New research has revealed the Hollywood movies with the highest earnings per minute, and Avatar comes out on top, making more than $17 million per minute, and $2.8 billion over a run time of 2 hours and 42 minutes.
The recent study by OLBG reveals worldwide earnings for each movie, before breaking this down further to find out the highest-earners per minute. So, which movies are making their millions the fastest?
|Rank||Movie||Worldwide Earnings Rank||Worldwide Earnings||Year of Release||Minutes||Seconds||Earnings Per Minute|
|3||Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens||4||$2,064,615,817||2015||136||8160||$15,180,999|
|5||The Lion King||8||$1,654,367,425||2019||118||7080||$14,020,063|
|7||Avengers: Infinity War||5||$2,048,359,754||2018||156||9360||$13,130,511|
|8||Spider-Man: No Way Home||6||$1,889,766,057||2021||148||8880||$12,768,690|
🏆 Avatar is the highest earning movie per minute, making more than $17.5 million in that time.
The research also revealed the following:
💰 Between them, the top 10 movies have grossed over $18bn in total worldwide earnings – that equates to an average of $14m a minute for each franchise.
🕷 Four films from the Marvel cinematic universe – including Avengers: Endgame – feature in the top 20 alone, with the franchise as a whole making $26.7bn worldwide.
⭐️ Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope is one of the oldest films in the rankings having come out in 1977. The debut release from the Star Wars franchise makes more than $6 million per minute.
🦁 The Lion King (2019) makes its $$$ quicker than any other Disney movie, taking 4.28 seconds to make $1 million. The 1994 animated version of the musical drama film ranks 14th in the study.
🍿 Minions is the most valuable movie in the Despicable Me franchise – this ranks as the fastest earning franchise, making more than $9 million a minute.
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