‘Competition’ a word Hollywood is most perfectly familiar with. For a perfect movie, everything has to be perfect. The screenplay, the acting, the actors and technology. Heck, they even need big money for it. For people who have all these things, they strive for super perfection.
Hollywood has provided us with countless quality movies. These movies won the heart of millions if not thousands. There are, however, few movies that soared up the ladder and made their way to the list of top-grossing movies ever!
Starting from number 11. Well, because I love Harry Potter…
11. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Pt 2
Global box office: $1.341 billion
A movie based on a novel and super strong and fresh storyline. This movie has everything, maybe not a comedy… The story continues when the protagonist, Harry along with his friends Ron Weasely and Hermione Granger hunt for Lord Voldemort’s Horcruxes to destroy them.
This movie is directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, this fantastic movie’s final instalment was written by Steve Kloves. As for Rowling, she was the producer, along with David Barron and David Heyman. This film is starred by Daniel Redcliff, Emman Watson and Rupert Grint as Harry, Hermione and Ron respectively.
The film earned $1,341,511,219 worldwide making it the 11th highest-grossing film.
10. Black Panther (2018)
Global box office: $1.342 billion
T’Challa returns to the African nation of Wakanda, to take his rightful place as a king.
One of many Marvel Comics in the list, Black Panther is an American Superhero film based on Marvel Comics of the same name. This movie is the third highest-grossing movie in the US ever.
By earning $1,333,668,777 worldwide it became the 9th highest-grossing movie.
9. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Global box office: $1.405 billion
Sequal to the Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron is a superhero film that shows incredible teamwork of superheroes.
This superhero film was produced by Marvel Studio and Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, yes big names. Written and directed by Joss Wheldon, this movie has some amazing cast. This cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, Paul Bettany, James Spader, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Cobie Smulders, and Samuel L. Jackson.
This film earned its name in the top-grossing movie by earning a total of $1,405,413,868 worldwide.
8. Furious 7 (2015)
Global box office: $1.516 billion
The 7th movie in the series of Fast Seven or Fast & Furious the movie rocked the theatres. The emotional element was attached to this movie after Paul Walker’s tragic accident in November 2013.
This film was written by Chris Morgan and directed by James Wan. Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, Michelle Rodriguez and Jason Statham were the stars of the movie. Paul Walker appearance in the movie was a great surprise for the viewers because his car crashed when he was shooting and the movie halfway competed.
With $1,516,045,911 earned worldwide, it made his way to 7th Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies.
7. Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)
Global box office: $1.518 billion
First one of the series released to the world with the blast! Nick Fury, the peacemaker of the world recruits Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Captin America to form a team and save the World from Thor’s adoptive brother Loki, who for some reason have some serious problem with the earth.
The officially sixth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this film was written and directed by Joss Wheldon. Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hiddleston, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Clark Gregg and Samuel L. Jackson were the stars of the movie.
$1,519,557,910 from the worldwide set it’s placed in 6th place in the highest-grossing film ever.
6. Jurassic World (2015)
Highest-Grossing Hollywood Movies
Global box office: $1.671 billion
Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard did an amazing job in the fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park series. Directed and co-written by Colin Trevorrow and produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, this film won the hearts of thousands.
$1,670,400,637 from worldwide helped the movie to set itself in 6th place of the highest-grossing movie in Hollywood.
5. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Global box office: $2.050 billion
One of the most awaited movie by the Marvel fans, which also made them wait for the next one because of one of the greatest cliffhanger ever! And that cliffhanger automatically puts the next coming film in the box office without even being released!
So yeah, that happened.
4. Star Wars: Episode VII–The Force Awakens (2015)
Global box office: $2.068 billion
Produced by Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Lucasfilm Ltd and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, this film is directed by co-produced and co-written by J. J. Abrams. The seventh instalment in the series it stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Max von Sydow, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels and Peter Mayhew.
By earning $2,068,178,225 worldwide, it made its way to 4th place in the highest-grossing Hollywood movies.
3. Titanic (1997)
Highest-Grossing Hollywood Movies
Global box office: $2.187 billion
Considered as the milestones of Hollywood, Titanic, even after more than a decade, is loved and enjoyed by thousands.
James Cameron played an important role in the movie as director, producer, co-editor and partial-financier.
The film earned $2,186,772,302 worldwide, it is the 2nd highest-grossing film.
2. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Global box office: $2.509 billion.
As mentioned in Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame ruled the box office. Heck, it even became the highest-grossing movie ever in just 11 days!
Till now, over $2,186,772,302 are grossed by the movie, making it 2nd highest-grossing movie ever.
1. Avatar (2009)
Global box office: $2.788 billion
This movie surprised everyone when it was released. The film is set in mid 22nd century where the humans are mining for the precious mineral called unobtanium on Pandora, a habitable lush moon in the Alpha Centauri star system. This expansion itself threatens the existence of the local tribe of Na’ve, the humanoid species indigenous to Pandora.