Tons of movies are released every year but not many become hits on box office. They fail to satisfy their critics and audiences.
To become a hit at box office, a movie needs to have fine-tuned cinematography, enticing story line and excellent acting. It needs to be a complete package to attract and entertain masses of audience.
From hundreds of released movies, only a few of them achieve this level of brilliance.
Today, we are publishing the list of highest grossing Hollywood films of all time. These movie have won the hearts of millions of people from all around the globe and that is the reason behind their commercial success.
10. Iron Man 3
Worldwide Gross: $1,215.4M
Iron Man 3 was released in 2013 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is an action adventure movie produced by Marvel Studios and directed by Shane Black. The film is third installment in Iron Man series starring Robert Drowney Jr as superhero character of Iron Man from Marvel Comics.
Worldwide Gross: $1,276.5M
Frozen is an American animated fantasy film released in 2013. The film was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Walt Disney Animation Studio produced the film with $150 million. It broke numerous records including the record of highest grossing animated movie of all time which was held previously by Toy Story 3 ($1.06 billion).
8. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2
Worldwide Gross: $1,341.5M
Budget: $250M (shared with Part 1)
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 is a 2011 British fantasy movie directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros Pictures. It is the final and highest grossing film in Harry Potter series.
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Worldwide Gross: $1,405.4M
Avengers: Age of Ultron is a sequel to Marvel’s The Avengers. It is an action film directed by Joss Whedon starring numerous high profile artists including Chris Hemsworth, Robert Drowney Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo. The film was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
6. Furious 7
Worldwide Gross: $1,516M
Furious 7 is an action film released in 2015, distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by James Wan. This was the last film of Paul Walker who died in a car accident in 2013.
5. Marvel’s The Avengers
Worldwide Gross: $1,519.6M
Marvel’s The Avengers is a 2012 action adventure film based on superhero characters of Marvel Comics. The film was directed by Joss Whedon. It was produced by Marvel Studios with production budget of $220 million and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
4. Jurassic World
Worldwide Gross: $1,670.4M
Jurassic World is an American science fiction movie released in 2015, directed by Colin Trevorrow. It was distributed by Universal Pictures.
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Worldwide Gross: $2,068.2M
Released in 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a sci-fi fantasy film directed by J.J. Abrams. It is first installment of Star Wars trilogy.
Worldwide Gross: $2,168.8M
Titanic is a 1997 romance film distributed by Paramount Pictures, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. It was directed and produced by James Cameron with a budget of $200 million. This film was the first one to collect one billion dollars on box office. It remained the highest grossing Hollywood film for more than 20 years until Avatar broke its record.
Worldwide Gross: $2,788M
Avatar is a 2009 American sci-fi adventure movie distributed by 20th Century Fox studio. It was directed, written and produced by world’s famed director James Cameron who has also directed other massively successful Hollywood movies including Titanic, The Terminator and True Lies.
Source: Box Office Mojo