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.