2. Star Wars (1977)

Total earnings:$1,635,137,900

The very first installment of George Lucas’s smash-hit space opera saga still steals the top spot in the Star Wars universe to this day.Famous line: “The Force will be with you, always.” Fun Fact: George Lucas was so convinced his film would flop that he vacationed in Hawaii with Steven Spielberg instead of attending the premiere.

Actress Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia Organa character and actor Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker character from "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" are shown on screen while musicians perform during "Star Wars: In Concert" at the Orleans Arena May 29, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The traveling production features a full symphony orchestra and choir playing music from all six of John Williams' Star Wars scores synchronized with footage from the films displayed on a three-story-tall, HD LED screen. Ethan Miller / Getty Images


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