Hollywood is one of the biggest film industries in the world, which produce a large number of films every year. It produces movies in various genres like sci-fi, suspense thrillers, comedy, romantic, action, superhero and a few other kinds of the flicks. It is the only film industry, which has largest scope in the globe. Hollywood movies release on a grand scale in the countries that were ruled by Britishers.
Hundreds of Hollywood films release every year. Made with whopping budgets, these flicks will have massive promotion across the world and grand release everywhere. Very few of them will make big profit at the global Box Office and also set new collection records in various countries. Despite having lot of craziness in the entire world, the rest of films will fail miserably at the collection centres.
In Hollywood, there are some movies like Avatar, Titanic, The Avengers, Transformers and Harry Potter, which have done mind-blowing business in the worldwide Box Office. Many films hit screens and go off silently. They have failed to beat the record of the above mentioned movies.
We bring you Top 10 All Time Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies. Continue to see them in slide show.
Director James Cameron's Avatar, which released on December 18, 2009, is universally critically-acclaimed movie, which was nominated for 9 Oscar Awards. Made with a budget of $250 million, the film has grossed $2.782 billion. It has become all time highest grosser flick beating the previous record of his own film Titanic. Its makers have a announced to release a sequel to the film, which will star Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana and Giovanni Ribisi.
Directed by James Cameron, epic romantic disaster film Titanic released on December 19, 1997. Produced with a budget of $200 million, the movie has collected $2.1 billion at the worldwide Box Office. Garnering positive reviews, the movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in leads, was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, but won 11 including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Song.
The Avengers, which is the sixth movie in Marvel Cinematic Universe, was released on April 11, 2012. Made with a budget of $220 million, the film has grossed $1.511 billion with a budget of $220 million. It is the sixth movie in Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film starred Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård,Paul Bettany and Samuel L. Jackson.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
Harry Potter series is the highest-grossing film series of all time. It's eighth and final part Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 was released on July 7. 2011 and grossed $1.328 billion. The film received universal critical acclaim and was nominated for 3 Academy Awards. It stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith and Julie Walters.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Released on June 23, 2011, Transformers: Dark of the Moon has collected $ 1.123 billion. It is the third installment in Transformers series. The movie featuring Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel and Peter Cullen in leads, was nominated for 3 Oscar Awards, but could not won even one.
The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the third film in The Lord of the Rings series, which hit the screens on December 13, 2003. Made with a budget of $ 94 million, the movie has generated $ 1.119 billion. Besides being a universal critical acclaim, the film received won 11 Academy Awards. It was the highest grossing film of 2003.
Skyfall is the twenty-third movie in James Bond series and was released on October 23, 2012. Produced with a budget of $ 200 million, the film has grossed $ 1.108 billion at the global Box Office. Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes in leads, the movie was nominated for 5 Academy Awards, but won 2 for Best Original Song and Best Sound Editing. It is the most profitable James Bond movie.
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises was released on June 20, 2012. Made with a budget of $ 250 million, the movie has scored $ 1.081 billion at the Box Office. The movie starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy and Morgan Freeman, got positive reception from movie critics.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, which hit the marquee on June 7, 2006, is the second film in Pirates of The Caribbean franchise. Produced with budget of $ 225 million, the film has generated $ 1.066 billion. The film starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Nighy, Jack Davenport and Geoffrey Rush in leads, received four academy award nominations.
Toy Story 3
Toy Story is one of the most successful franchise in history by Pixar. Its third part Toy Story 3, which was made with a budget of $ 200 million, has collected $ 1.063 billion at the Box Office. Released on June 18, 2010, the movie received 5 academy award nominations. It is the highest grossing movie of 2010 and also the first ever animated movie in history to make over $ 1 billion worldwide.