32 of the most successful movies of the noughties

The 2000s in film saw huge changes in the industry at large, with the highest-grossing film of all time, Avatar, being released in this decade.

Along with technical advances in animated films that led to a surge in popularity, the 00s introduced some of the most successful movie franchises of all time, including Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Transformers and The Twilight Saga