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Highest Grossing Comic Book Movie Franchises

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9. Fantastic Four

Total domestic gross: $325.1 million

Another Marvel Comics creation by Lee and Kirby, the Fantastic Four premiered with its eponymous November 1961 issue.

Top Performing Films:
"Fantastic Four" (2005): $180.3 million
"Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" (2007): $144.8 million

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