Every year thousands of movies are released. The cost of producing a single movie is in million. But if the movie becomes blockbuster or superhit, it will generate hundreds of million for its producer, distributor and cast.
Movies like Titanic, Avatar and The Avengers have grossed billion of dollars. Avatar is the world’s highest grossing film ever made. It grossed total of $2.78 billion (2,782M) worldwide. Then, on second spot we have Titanic which grossed $2.18B. Today, we present top 10 list of Hollywood highest grossing movies of 2013.
10. Pacific Rim
Total Gross: $397M
Pacific Rim is a science fiction film released on 12 July, 2013. The film is produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. The total production budget of the film was $190 million. It grossed $37M in its opening weekend. Only $99 million out of gross $397 million was earned in U.S which is 25% of worldwide business.
9. Star Trek Into Darkness
Total Gross: $458M
Star Trek Into Darkness is a fiction film and the twelfth installment in the Star Trek film series. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film released on 17 May, 2013. $190 million was spent in the development of this film. It was played in 3,868 theaters in its opening week, bringing in $70 million.
8. Oz The Great And Powerful
Total Gross: $492M
Oz the Great and Powerful is an adventure film based on the story by Mitchell Kapner. The film was distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It was released on 8 March. In its opening week, it was played on more than 3.9k theaters, grossing total $79 million.
7. World War Z
Total Gross: $526M
World War Z is a war film based on Max Brooks novel “World War Z”. It was directed by Marc Forster and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The movie was released on 21 June in 3607 theaters. It grossed $66.4 million in its opening and as of 25 August has grossed $526M worldwide.
6. The Croods
Total Gross: $583M
The Croods is a three-dimension animated film produced by DreamWorks Animation. Distributed by 20th Century Fox studio, this film grossed total of $583 million.
5. Man Of Steel
Total Gross: $649M
Man of Steel is a superhero action film and the reboot of the Super Man film series. The film was distributed by Warner Bros Pictures. The film was played on 4.2k theaters and it grossed more than $116 million in its opening.
4. Monster University
Total Gross: $686M
Monster University is a 3D animated cartoon film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt DisneyStudios Motion Pictures. It was released on 21 June and as of August 2013, has grossed total $686 million.
3. Fast & Furious 6
Total Gross: $786M
Fast & Furious 6 is one of the best racing films ever. It is the sixth installment in the Fast & Furious series. The film was released on 17 May and it was distributed by Universal Pictures.
2. Despicable Me 2
Total Gross: $805M
Despicable Me 2 is the sequel to 3D animated film “Despicable Me”. The movie was distributed by Universal Pictures. It was released on 3 July in 4,003 theaters.
1. Iron Man 3
Total Gross: $1,214M
Iron Man 3 is a super hero film and the third installment in the Iron Man film series. The film was released on 3 May, 2013 on more than 4.2k theaters and was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Directed by Shane Black and produced by Kevin Feige, it starred Robert Downey, Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow. This $200M-film has grossed total $1.2B worldwide. Iron Man 3 has become the fifth highest grossing Hollywood movie ever by grossing more than $1.2 billion.