Summer is officially in full swing, which means pool days, barbecues, and of course, summer blockbusters! With the help of IMDb, we’ve put together the top-grossing U.S. summer blockbusters of the past 35 years. Quintessential summer films like Independence Day and Jurassic Park made the list, along with a few surprises. Conduct a Roku Search to find out where you can stream these films and at what price.
What’s your favorite blockbuster from the list below? Drop us a line in the comments to let us know!
|Year||Top grossing movie||Gross (Millions)|
|2017||Guardians of the Galaxy 2||$385.6|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||$333.20|
|2013||Iron Man 3||$409.00|
|2011||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2||$381.00|
|2010||Toy Story 3||$415.00|
|2008||The Dark Knight||$533.30|
|2006||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest||$423.30|
|2005||Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith||$380.30|
|2000||Mission: Impossible II||$215.40|
|1999||Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace||$474.5|
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||$216.10|
|1997||Men in Black||$250.10|
|1991||Terminator 2: Judgment Day||$204.80|
|1988||Who Framed Roger Rabbit||$154.20|
|1987||Beverly Hills Cop II||$153.70|
|1985||Back to the Future||$210.60|
|1983||Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi||$309.10|
Note: These movies were released between the first Friday in May through Labor Day weekend in their respective years. Gross figures as reported by IMDb.
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