With the array of Hollywood movies being released each year, some have made a strong profit while others failed miserable – despite their big budgets. People enjoy going to the movies, but even with a great story, it doesn’t always mean every film will make a profit.
Here are the top 5 Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies
5. The Avengers – $1,519,557,910
The Avengers is the long-awaited superhero film in 2012 that set Marvel into full gear after Disney’s big purchase. It is the sixth installment of the Marvel world. S.H.I.E.L., Marvel’s peacekeeping organization, recruits the iconic league of Iron Man, the Hulk, Captain America, and Thor to form an unstoppable team while trying to stop Loki, Thor’s adoptive brother.
4. Jurassic World – $1,670,400,637
As Jurassic Park’s latest addition to series, Jurassic World depicts life years after Jurassic Park. Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film also stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $2,068,178,225
As the latest sequel to the Star Wars Trilogy, the Force Awakens is the 7th installment as the film welcomes back the iconic Star Wars actors including Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and other fresh new faces.
2. Titanic – $2,186,772,302
The 1997 epic romantic tragedy film was directed by James Camera, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. The film depicts a fictional account of two lovers aboard the sinking RMS Titanic as two people from different social classes fall in love and suffers the tragedy of the ill-fated journey to New York.
1. Avatar – $2,787,965,087
Directed by James Cameron, Avatar is an epic science fiction film starring Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Michelle Rodriquez, Stephen Lang, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is based on the mid-22 century as humans are looking to mine precious mineral on the habitable moon in the Alpha Centauri star system. The story depicts the threat of the mining colony as humans threaten the lives of the Na’vi tribe.
Other high grossing films include Furious 7, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Frozen, and Iron Man 3.