Tremendous success sets benchmark for the successors. When it comes to the film industry success is generally measured by the gross earning of a movie. The criticisms and awards are forgotten but the digits of earnings remain etched in the history of film industry forever.
Some movies have turned into legends in terms of their gross earnings. Directors make new movies with the aim of breaking such records. Here is a list of some of the highest grossing movies which raised the bar and made history.
James Cameron’s Avatar is truly a legendary movie which earned a total of $2.07 Billions. On the opening weekend itself, it had earned $77 million. The story revolves around the alien world of Pandora where a paralyzed marine officer is sent through his Avatar. The story takes a turn when the human protagonist Jake falls for a Na’vi woman.
The tragic story of Titanic, a ship which was wrecked mid sea, was brought alive by none other than James Cameron in a 194 minutes running movie. The story revolves around the blossoming yet star crossed love story of Rose and Jack. It earned $2,207,615,668 in the worldwide box office.
The legendary series of Jurassic Park is continued in the latest highest grossing movie of the world, Jurassic World. A new theme park has been erected at the same spot where the story had begun. A genetically modified Indominus Rex escapes and wrecks havoc making the tourists scurry helter-skelter. This movie has earned a staggering $1,636, 578,555 already.
Made with grit, persistence and passion, the latest installment of Fast and Furious series, Furious 7 has also broken a handful of box office records. It has earned $1.16 billions from the foreign markets and $351 million in US. Dominic Toretto and his fellows are shown rescuing a computer hacker and fighting Deckard Shaw.
To stop Loki and his alien army from enslaving mankind, the superheroes of the world combine their force and learn to fight as a team. The Avengers got incredible response from fans worldwide and earned around $1,519, 557,910. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America and Black Widow are shown immersed in 143 minutes of mind blowing action.
Some movies are made with the intent of creating art on silver screen and others are made for earning bucks. Movies of both genres are well appreciated and will continue to spellbind the next generations.