For a long time, the coveted title of “highest-grossing film of all time” has been a pretty static achievement. Once someone snagged that title, they’d stick there for pretty much the next decade or so. Each time the record was broken, it was typically due to seismic shifts in the way movies were made or marketed.
However, in the last ten years, a little company called Marvel Studios has completely taken over the box office and reigns supreme. They’ve been putting up record numbers for more than a decade, surprising analysts and delighting comics fans. How many of the top spots do they now hold? Let’s take a look.