Films generate income from several revenue streams, including theatrical exhibition, home video, television broadcast rights and merchandising. However, theatrical box office earnings are the primary metric for trade publications in assessing the success of a film. Every year a lot of Hollywood movies gets released and some of them makes big profit. In fact, movies seem to break the billion-dollar mark all the time these days – the following 10 highest grossing hollywood movies of all time certainly do, with Avatar topping the list. So check out the full list below.
Here Is The List Of Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies
10. Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 American musical romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon from a screenplay written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos, and co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films. The film grossed over $1.2 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing live-action musical film, and making it the highest-grossing film of 2017 and the 10th highest-grossing film of all time.
GROSS: $1.23 billion
Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film achieved significant commercial success, earning $1.2 billion in worldwide box office revenue, including $400 million in the United States and Canada and $247 million in Japan. It ranks as the highest-grossing animated film of all time and the ninth highest-grossing film of all time.
GROSS: $1.28 billion
8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film became a financial success and was one of the best-reviewed films of 2011. It became the highest-grossing film of 2011, the highest-grossing film in the Harry Potter series, and the eight film to gross over $1.34 billion.
GROSS: $1.34 billion
7. Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed over $1.4 billion worldwide, making it the seventh-highest-grossing film in history
GROSS: $1.4 billion
6. Furious 7
Furious 7 known as Fast & Furious 7 and Fast 7. It is a 2015 American action film directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan. It is the seventh installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. The film has grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide – more than the franchise’s first five installments combined – making it the third highest-grossing film of 2015 and the sixth highest-grossing film of all time.
GROSS: $1.5 billion
5. The Avengers
The Avengers, is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The Avengers premiered on April 11, 2012, The Avengers grossed over $1.5 billion worldwide, and became the third-highest-grossing film during its theatrical run and the fifth highest-grossing film of all time.
GROSS: $1.5 billion
4. Jurassic World
Jurassic World is a 2015 American science fiction adventure film, the first film in the sequel trilogy and the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series. Jurassic World was completed on May 10, 2015, and was released in over 60 countries beginning on June 10, 2015. Jurassic World generated a total of $1.6 billion in box office revenue, standing as the fourth highest-grossing film of all time without inflation adjustment, as well as the second highest-grossing film of 2015.
GROSS: $1.6 billion
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams. It is the first installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and the seventh main installment of the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars grossed over $2 billion worldwide, and became the highest-grossing film of 2015 and the Third highest-grossing film of all time.
GROSS: $2 billion
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, The film was released on April 4, 2012 to commemorate the centennial of the sinking, earned it an additional $343.6 million worldwide, pushing the film’s worldwide total to $2.1 billion and making it the second film to gross more than $2.1 billion worldwide.
GROSS: $2.1 billion
Avatar, marketed as James Cameron’s Avatar, is a 2009 American epic science fiction film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sigourney Weaver. Avatar premiered in London on December 10, 2009, and was internationally released on December 16, 2009. It became the first film to gross more than $2.t billion and the best-selling film of 2010 in the United States, making it the second film to gross more than $2.7 billion worldwide.
GROSS: $2.7 billion