Superhero origin stories are really awesome and Hollywood has managed to deliver so many amazing origin stories be it Marvel, DC or even any other franchise. Here is a list of the highest grossing Superhero origin movies.
Wonder Woman was what the DCEU exactly needed to really kick-start their shared universe. And this movie not only did that, it became the highest grossing Superhero origin movie of all time. It earned about $821.8 at a budget of $149 Million.
Sam Raimi’s first Spider-man movie is what made these Superhero movies at the beginning. It held the record of the highest grossing Superhero origin movie for so long until just recently Wonder Woman took over. Spider-Man grossed $821.7 Million at a production budget of $139 Million.
Guardians of the Galaxy
The biggest and the most surprising movie Marvel has ever made was none other than Guardians of the Galaxy. Marvel brought in all the out-cast actors and director to experiment on something which no one had ever seen and this experiment turned out to be insanely successful for Marvel. Guardians brought in $774 Million at a budget of $170 Million.
The Amazing Spider-Man
Sony’s reboot of the Web-Slinger might be a weaker movie if you think about it, but it did manage to beat a lot of other Superhero movies at the box office which is great. The Amazing Spiderman crawled up to $757 Million at a budget of $230 Million.
This movie has been the most profitable Superhero movie ever and it holds the record of the highest grossing R-Rated movie ever. Deadpool was groundbreaking as it earned $745.7 Million with a budget of just $58 Million!!
This visual spectacle brought in the mystic arc of the MCU and we all loved the movie as it was totally different and unique and nothing we had ever seen before. It managed to gross a hefty $677 Million at a budget of $165 Million.
Man of Steel
The first DCEU movie was really big when it comes to money. It earned way more than the first Marvel movie even after getting mixed reviews from the fans. It grossed $668 Million Worldwide at a production budget of $225 Million.
Before Will Smith rocked as Deadshot in the Suicide Squad, he was John Hancock. Even though this might be the weakest Superhero movie on this list, it still managed to earn a shocking sum of $624 Million at the worldwide Box office at a budget of $150 Million.
Iron Man is probably the best origin story a Superhero could ever have. It actually began the era of Robert Downey Jr. and made him one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. It grossed $585 Million at a budget of just $140 Million.
Ant-Man was a great origin story and it brought in a Superhero no one knew about and made one of our favourites. Ant-Man earned $519 Million worldwide at a production budget of $130 million.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
This was the best attempt at a TMNT movie ever and it got everything right, the humour, the action and even the story. The only thing some fans did not approve was the look of the 4 brothers. Rest everything was just remarkable. TMNT managed to earn $494 Million at the worldwide Box Office at a production budget of $125 Million.
The first Thor movie brought in the mighty God of Thunder for us to witness. It made a good $449 Million worldwide at a budget of $150 Million.
Tim Burton’s Batman movie had set a bench mark for other Superhero movies to follow and even to this date, people have nothing but just praises for this movie. even back in 89, it earned a hefty $411 Million at a budget of just $35 Million.
The first movie of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy was one of the best Superhero origin stories ever. It earned $374 Million at a production budget of $150 Million.
X-Men Origins Wolverine
People loved Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine and even though this movie managed to get a lot of hate from the fans because of what it portrayed, it still managed to claw its way in the top 15 highest grossing Superhero movies. It grossed $373 Million worldwide at a budget of $150 Million.