'Alice in Wonderland' lands in top ten films of all time; bumps 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers' | EW.com

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'Alice in Wonderland' lands in top ten films of all time; bumps 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'

Do you think Tim Burton ever imagined his adaptation of Alice in Wonderland would have become such a behemoth? Well, it’s certainly become one: The director’s seventh collaboration with Johnny Depp is officially the most successful film of Burton’s career – and the tenth highest-grossing film of all time. As of this morning, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland reached $928.9 million worldwide, surpassing The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, which, back in 2002, topped out at $925.3 million. Of course, that was a whole eight years ago and the second film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy didn’t have the benefit of 3-D to give it that extra jolt at the box office. Still, it’s quite a feat for Burton and Alice. One that Burton will have a hard time topping, no doubt.