There is no dearth of new movies that are released in Hollywood each year. While for a handful of them, box office collections don’t matter much, however, majority falls in a different category. As most of the production houses first see the viability of the project on the basis of commercial success before pumping money into it.
While some of the movies fail to attract viewers, some do exceptionally well at the box office. So we just compiled a list featuring the highest grossing movies till 2017.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Hollywood Movies
Avatar (2009 film)
Epic science fiction film directed, produced, written, and co-edited by James Cameron, Avatar is the highest grossing movie with collections exceeding $ 2.7 billion.
With worldwide collections exceeding $2.1 billion, Titanic is also written, directed, co-edited and co-produced by James Cameron.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Featuring stars such as Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film. It did a business of $2 billion.
Jurassic World (2015)
With collections exceeding $1.6 billion, Jurassic World is the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park series. It was directed by Colin Trevorrow.
The Avengers (2012)
The superhero film included big names such as Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth. The movie became immensely popular earning $1.6 billion at the box office.
Furious 7 (2015)
Directed by James Wan and written by Chris Morgan, Furious 7 is a 2015 American action film, which did an exceptional worldwide business of 1.516 billion USD.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Same like “The Avengers (2012)”, its next installment in 2015 was well appreciated by the audience. The total collection was estimated to be $1.405 billion.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
There is no doubt about Harry Potter Series being one of the most followed movie franchise in the world. Thier biggest hit came in 2011 when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 was released. It resulted in $1.342 billion in total collections.
A 3D computer-animated musical fantasy, Frozen, was not just liked by the kids but even by their parents. With a budget of $150 million, it did a business of $1.276 billion at the box office.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
The only movie on this list, that was released in 2017, Beauty and the Beast has become one of the biggest hits this year. As of now, collections exceed $1.235 billion and is likely to increase.