The Hollywood film industry has brought some of the most awesome movie, which have earned millions of dollars on the worldwide box office. There is no hard and fast rule or formula to decide what genre of movies would be able to win laurels on the box office. While some of the most successful films are war movies, others are from historical, musical or super hero genre.
Listed below are the top 10 highest grossing Hollywood movies till date:
10. Transformers: Age of Extinction
“Transformers:Age of Extinction”, a sci fi movie from the popular Transformers series, which is a 2014 release, is one of the highest grossing movies in the history of Hollywood. It did a booming business on box office, earning $ 1.087 billion all over the world.
The super hit movie “Skyfall”, which hit the cinemas in 2012, made huge collections on the box office, besides receiving critical acclaim and winning a large number of awards in numerous categories. The movie grossed up nearly $ 1.108 billion on the worldwide box office.
8. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Another movie to feature on the list of top 10 highest grossing Hollywood movies of all times is “The Lord of the Rings:The Return of the King”, which is a part of this series. The box office collection of this 2003 movie amounted to $ 1.119 billion.
7. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
“Transformers:Dark of the Moon”, which released in 2011, was one of the most interesting science fiction movies ever in Hollywood. It made a whopping box office collection of $ 1.123 billion all over the globe.
6. Iron Man 3
The next name on this list is that of another super hero movie called “Iron Man 3”, which released in 2013. This movie is the third in the series and is based on the story of the courageous Marvel super hero who is out to protect the world from deadly enemies. Its total worldwide collection was $ 1.215 billion.
“Frozen”, the 2013 animated musical entertainer, has also made it on the list of highest earning Hollywood movies ever. This movie has given excellent performance all over the world, making a collection of $ 1.277 billion.
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2
Featuring next on the list of top 10 highest grossing Hollywood movies of all times is a Harry Potter franchise movie called “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2”, which was released in 2011. The box office collections of this movie amounted to an incredible $ 1.341 billion.
3. The Avengers
The super duper hit “The Avengers” based on Marvel comic heroes proved that success is no kids business. The awesome action movie, released in 2012, fetched the worldwide box office collection of $ 1.518 billion to become one of the highest grossing Hollywood movies of all time.
Before “Avatar” came along in 2009, the epic love story “Titanic” held this record of being the top grosser for a long time. Set in the lavish backdrop of the magnificent Titanic, this beautiful love story of poor boy Jack and rich girl Rose, captured the hearts of millions in 1995 to make a global revenue of $ 2.186 billion.
The 2009 fantasy film “Avatar” top the list of highest grossing Hollywood movies till date, with a whopping box office collection of $ 2.787 billion worldwide. Directed by James Cameron, this movie got nominated for Oscars in 9 categories and was made with a huge budget of $ 250 million.
Some other smash hits of Hollywood are “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), “Toy Story 3” (2010, “Jurassic Park” (1993) and “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”.