The 10 Most Profitable Comic Book Movies

The 10 Most Profitable Comic Book Movies

By The Fiscal Times Staff  // 

The Avengers (2012)

Worldwide Gross (adjusted for inflation): $1.57 billion

U.S. Gross (adjusted for inflation): $643.6 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92 percent

Joss Whedon, already a fan favorite for his series Firefly, scored big with his tongue-in-cheek interpretation of Marvel's ultimate team of heroes. The movie's sense of humor and star-studded cast earned it plenty of repeat viewings.

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