10 Highest-Grossing Comic Book Movies Ever (So Far)

The comic book movie genre is, arguably, the most popular genre in cinema today. Fans are flocking in their millions to see the latest offerings from the likes of Marvel Studios, DC/Warner Brothers, and Fox Studios, as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the DC Extended Universe and the X-Men franchise continue to take Hollywood by storm.

One of the greatest measures of a movie's success is how much money it makes - regardless of the movie's actual quality - and comic book offerings are in a constant battle for commercial superiority in that respect.

Some of the figures grossed by these movies are phenomenal, and that's what this article is going to take a look at. Here are the ten highest-grossing comic book movies ever (so far)...

Honorable Mention: Deadpool - $775.7 million (and counting)

Deadpool. Source: Fox Deadpool. Source: Fox

It's worth mentioning that Deadpool is only just behind the first entry on the list and, in some places at least, is actually still playing in theatres, so there's a very slight chance it might creep on to this list very soon (although, admittedly, that's very unlikely - but for an R-rated film to be so close to making it onto this list is extremely impressive).

Now let's move on to the main list...