Top 10 Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies
Every year a lot of Hollywood movies gets released. Some of them makes big profit and some fails miserably. There is a lot of craziness for Hollywood movies in the entire world. People love going to the movies and nothing is stopping them. Coming up with a great movie idea and getting people to pay to see it has been a challenge. All sorts of gimmicks have been used and to good use too. A great story, fine acting, doesn’t mean a movie will make it to the big screen. Here is the list of Top 10 Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies of All Time.
Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are mining a precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a lush habitable moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system. The expansion of the mining colony threatens the continued existence of a local tribe of Na’vi – a humanoid species indigenous to Pandora. The film’s title refers to a genetically engineered Na’vi body with the mind of a remotely located human, and is used to interact with the natives of Pandora.
The film earned $2,787,965,087. Worldwide, it is top highest grossing film ever.
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, co-edited and partly financed by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.
The film earned $2,186,772,302. Worldwide, it is the 2nd highest grossing film.
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3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed, co-produced, and co-written by J. J. Abrams. The seventh installment in the main Star Wars film series, it stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow. Produced by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and distributed worldwide by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The film earned $2,068,178,225. Worldwide, it is the 3rd Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
4. Jurassic World
Jurassic World is a 2015 American science fiction adventure film and the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series. It was directed and co-written by Colin Trevorrow, produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, and stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.
The film earned $1,670,400,637. Worldwide, it is the 4th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
5. The Avengers
The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the sixth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson. In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor’s adoptive brother Loki from subjugating Earth.
The film earned $1,519,557,910. Worldwide, it is the 5th highest grossing film.
6. Furious 7
Furious 7 (Fast Seven or Fast & Furious 7) is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. It is the seventh installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise. The film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, and Jason Statham.
The film earned $1,516,045,911. Worldwide, it is the 6th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
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7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012’s The Avengers and the eleventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was written and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson.
The film earned $1,405,413,868. Worldwide, it is the 7th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the second of two cinematic parts based on the novel by J. K. Rowling. The film, which is the eighth and final instalment in the Harry Potter film series, was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling. The story continues to follow Harry Potter’s quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort’s Horcruxes. The film stars Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as Harry’s best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.
The film earned $1,341,511,219. Worldwide, it is the 8th highest grossing film.
9. Black Panther
American superhero film of 2018, Black Panther is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Worldwide, the movie has grossed over $1.3 billion. It is the 9th highest grosser worldwide as well as the third-highest-grossing movies ever in the United States. In addition, it’s the top highest-grossing movie of 2018.
The film earned $1,333,668,777. Worldwide, it is the 9th Highest Grossing Hollywood Films.
10. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
An American epic space opera film of 2017, is the second installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and the eighth main installment of the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars: The Last Jedi grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of 2017. It is the 7th-highest-ever grossing film in North America and the 10th-highest-grossing film of all time. It is also the second-highest-grossing film of the Star Wars franchise.
The film earned $1,332,416,714. Worldwide, it is the 10th Highest Grossing Hollywood Films.
Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, the film tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer, and a naïve snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
The film earned $1,287,000,000. Worldwide, it is the 9th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
12. Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 American musical romantic fantasy movie. The film features Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as the titular characters.
The film earned $1,234,462,286. Worldwide, it is the 10th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
13. The Fate of the Furious
The Fate of the Furious (Fast & Furious 8 and Fast 8, F8) is a 2017 American action film. The film stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Scott Eastwood, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell and Charlize Theron.
The film earned $1,225,362,850. Worldwide, it is the 11th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
14. Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 is a 2013 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, produced by Kevin Feige of Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2008’s Iron Man and 2010’s Iron Man 2, and the seventh installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, being the first major release in the franchise since the crossover film The Avengers.
The film earned $1,215,439,994. Worldwide, it is the 12th highest grossing film.
List of highest grossing Hollywood movies of all time
- Avatar (2009) – $2.788 billion
- Titanic (1997) – $2.187 billion
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) – $2.068 billion
- Jurassic World (2015) – $1.672 billion
- The Avengers (2012) – $1.519 billion
- Furious 7 (2015) – $1.516 billion
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – $1.405 billion
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011) – $1.342 billion
- Black Panther (2018) – $1.3 billion
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) – $1.3 billion
- Frozen (2013) – $1.287 billion
- Beauty and the Beast (2017) – $1.235+ billion
- Fast & Furious 8 (2017) – $1.225 billion
- Iron Man 3 (2013) – $1.215 billion
- Minions (2015) – $1.159 billion
- Captain America: Civil War (2016) – $1.153 billion
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) – $1.124 billion