Titanic is the highest grossing romance movie of all time, newly released figures reveal.

The 1997 film won eleven Oscars and took a staggering $813 million (GBP450 million) at the box office - almost double its nearest contender, Disney animation The Lion King, which earned $476 million (264 million).

The top ten, as compiled by Hollywood.com, is as follows:

1: Titanic - $813 million (GBP450 million) 2: The Lion King - $476 million (264 million) 3: Aladdin - $325 million (GBP180 million) 4: Ghost - $315 million (GBP175 million) 5: Dances with Wolves - $270 million (GBP150 million) 6: Armageddon - $267 million (GBP148 million) 7: Pretty Woman - $262.5 million (GBP145.5 million) 8: Jerry Maguire - $216 million (GBP120 million) 9: Terms of Endearment - $214 million (GBP118 million)

10: What Women Want - $210.5 million (GBP117 million).