There are some movies which prove to be path-breaking in the world of cinema. These movies went on to become box office hits and earned billions. Here is the list of 5 highest grossing movies of all times:
Avatar (2009)- $2,787,965,087
James Camaron’s film with Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington as leads, Avatar became the highest grossing movie of all times, breaking the previous record held by Titanic. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are colonizing Pandora, a lush habitable moon of a gas giant in the Alpha Centauri star system, in order to mine the mineral unobtanium. The visual effects are absolutely stunning and the film went on to win 3 Academy Awards as well.
Titanic (1997)- $2,186,772,302
Perhaps the most iconic movie of all times, Titanic held the record for being the highest grossing movie for 12 years before Avatar overtook it. Also directed by James Camaron, this movie was based on the fictionalised version of the true incident of the sinking of RMS Titanic and two star crossed lovers aboard the ship. The two main actors of the movie Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet were catapulted into limelight.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)- $2,068,178,225
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epicspace opera film directed, co-produced, and co-written by J. J. Abrams. The seventh installment in the main Star Wars Film series and the first film in the Star Wars Sequel Triology. It stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver and many more. This was one the most anticipated movies by all movie goers and went on to become one of the highest grossing movies of all times.
Jurassic World (2015)- $1,670,400,637
Jurassic World is a 2015 American science fiction adventure film and the fourth installment of the Jurassic Parkseries. It was directed and co-written by Colin Trevorrow, produced by Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, and stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Set 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, Jurassic World takes place on the same fictional island of Isla Nublar, off the Pacific coast of Central America, where a theme park populated with cloned dinosaurs has operated for ten years. The park plunges into chaos when a genetically created dinosaur breaks loose and goes on a rampage across the island. This movie was an absolute smashing hit and was loved worldwide.
The Avengers (2012)- $1,519,557,910
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 film- was written and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston and Samuel L. Jackson. In the film, Nick Fury, director of the peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., recruits Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Thor to form a team that must stop Thor’s brother Loki from subjugating Earth. It was a superhit and became one of the highest grossing movies.
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