#47. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

- Domestic box office (inflation-adjusted): $931,639,728

- Worldwide box office: $1,149,359,568

- Movies: 7

- Years: 1990–2019

In 1990, four martial-arts-wielding turtles stepped out of the comics and onto the big screen. Despite actors having to wear 70-pound costumes and a major studio pulling out, the first film in this namesake series became the highest-grossing independent film of its time. Three additional films followed before Michael Bay rebooted the series in 2014. The reboot was a success as well—turtle power, indeed.

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