Most Successful Movies From The Past Years

Who doesn't like movies? You probably started watching them when you were a child. But did you even think about what was popular when you were born? Curious to discover what was at the top of the box office when you were not even 1 year old? If you are a Millennial or part of Gen Z, find out which movie was the most popular the year you were born!

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Did you know that the most successful film in the history of cinema is Gone with the Wind (1939)? There have obviously been several other films that have left their mark on our imagination, both comedies and dramas. Movies can be a big part of one’s life and upbringing and even influence our lives and some important choices we make. We all have those special films that marked our youth and those which thought us thinks such as values and concepts that we still live by to this day. In the same way, big blockbusters can represent the society in which it knows itas success. If you are a millennial or a Centennial, you can discover what movies marked the year during which you were born. Curious to know which film was the most popular in the year of your birth? Here are the biggest cinema hits from the year 1975 to 2010!

36. 2010: Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 8.3
Filmaffinity rating: 7.9

35. 2009: Avatar

Avatar / 20th Century Fox

IMDb ranking: 7.8
Filmaffinity rating: 7.2

34. 2008: Batman: The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight / Warner bros.

IMDb ranking: 9.0
Filmaffinity rating: 8.1

33. 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: To the End of the World

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 7.1
Filmaffinity rating: 6.1

32. 2006: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Secret of the Cursed Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 7.3
Filmaffinity rating: 6.4

31. 2005: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire / Warner bros.

IMDb ranking: 7.7
Filmaffinity rating: 6.7

30. 2004: Shrek 2

Shrek 2 / DreamWorks

IMDb ranking: 7.2
Filmaffinity rating: 7.0

29. 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The King’s Return

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King / Warner bros.

IMDb ranking: 8.9
Filmaffinity rating: 8.2

28. 2002: The Lord of the Rings: the two towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers / Warner bros.

IMDb ranking: 8.7
Filmaffinity rating: 8.0

27. 2001: Harry Potter at the Wizard’s School

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone / Warner bros.

IMDb ranking: 7.6
Filmaffinity rating: 6.8

26. 2000: Mission imposible 2

Mission: Impossible II / Paramount Pictures

IMDb ranking: 6.1
Filmaffinity rating: 4.8

25. 1999: Star Wars: Episode I – The Ghost Threat

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Threat / 20th Century Fox

IMDb ranking: 6.5
Filmaffinity rating: 6.2

24. 1998: Armageddon

Armageddon / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 6.6
Filmaffinity rating: 5.7

23. 1997: Titanic

Titanic / 20th Century Fox

IMDb ranking: 7.8
Filmaffinity rating: 6.8

22. 1996: Independence day

Independence Day / 20th Century Fox

IMDb ranking: 7.0
Filmaffinity rating: 5.3

21. 1995: Toy Story

Toy Story / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 8.3
Filmaffinity rating: 7.7

20. 1994: The Lion King

The Lion King / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 8.5
Filmaffinity rating: 7.9

19. 1993: Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park / Universal Pictures

IMDb ranking: 8.1
Filmaffinity rating: 7.0

18. 1992: Aladdin

Aladdin / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 8.0
Filmaffinity rating: 7.4

17. 1991: Terminator 2: The Last Judgment

Terminator 2: Judgment Day / Sony Pictures Entertainment

IMDb ranking: 8.5
Filmaffinity rating: 7.5

16. 1990: Ghost

Ghost / Walt Disney Studios

IMDb ranking: 7.0
Filmaffinity rating: 6,5

15. 1989: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade / Paramount Pictures

IMDb ranking: 8.3
Filmaffinity rating: 7.8

14. 1988: Rain man

Rain Man / MGM

IMDb ranking: 8.0
Filmaffinity rating: 7.4

13. 1987: Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction / Paramount Pictures

IMDb ranking: 6.9
Filmaffinity rating: 6.2

12. 1986: Top Gun

Top Gun / Paramount Pictures

IMDb ranking: 6.9
Filmaffinity rating: 5.7

11. 1985: Back to the Future

Back to the Future / Universal Pictures

IMDb ranking: 8.5
Filmaffinity rating: 7.5

10. 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom / Lucasfilm

IMDb ranking: 7.6
Filmaffinity rating: 7.4

9. 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI – The Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi / Lucasfilm

IMDb ranking: 8.3
Filmaffinity rating: 7.9

8. 1982: E.T.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial / Universal Pictures

IMDb ranking: 7.9
Filmaffinity rating: 7.5

7. 1981: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark / Lucasfilm

IMDb ranking: 8.5
Filmaffinity rating: 7.8

6. 1980: Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back / Lucasfilm

IMDb ranking: 8.8
Filmaffinity rating: 8.1

5. 1979: 007: Moonraker

Moonraker / MGM

IMDb ranking: 6.3
Filmaffinity rating: 5.6

4. 1978: Grease

Grease / Paramount Pictures

IMDb ranking: 7.2
Filmaffinity rating: 7.1

3. 1977: Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope / Lucasfilm

IMDb ranking: 8.6
Filmaffinity rating: 7.9

2. 1976: Rocky

Rocky / MGM

IMDb ranking: 8.1
Filmaffinity rating: 7.1

1. 1975: Jaws

Jaws / Universal Pictures

IMDb ranking: 8.0
Filmaffinity rating: 7.1