Without a doubt, superhero movies are in demand right now. New movies based on comic books are constantly being planned and developed, and these films are often the highest-grossing movies of the year when they are released. From the wildly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to the classic characters of the DC Extended Universe, films featuring superheroes have dominated the past decade.
Are certain heroes more popular at the box office than others? This infographic ranks superheroes by their box office earnings. As Avengers: Endgame is the highest-grossing movie in history, it’s no surprise that Marvel characters rank at the top. Iron Man claims the number one spot, with films he’s appeared in earning more than $12.4 billion. The highest DCEU character on the list is Batman. He comes in 7th and has earned $6.8 billion over the years. He’s also the superhero that has appeared on the most films on the list.
Which superhero’s position in the chart is most surprising?