It is not a surprise anymore when we hear that a movie has been a box office hit and has broken some records.
Even though we hear that these movies have broken some records. We usually don’t know how much it had generated revenue at the box office.
Blockbuster movies need a big budget for production So that the creative thoughts can actually be brought to us on screen.
Usually, there Is a lot of CGI being used in BlockBuster movies and that’s the actual reason that we love to watch these Movies.
But, An important question that we often ask ourselves, How much should these movies actually make so that they can be considered profitable.
Let us now look into a few of the biggest box office hits of all time.
James Cameron is like an expert when it comes to making box office hits.
Cameron wanted to release Avatar soon after the release of Titanic, but he felt that the technology was not right at that time and hence decided for a wait.
Around $425 million was the production budget for the movie and it grossed about $2.788 billion worldwide.
The estimated profit of the movie was considered to be around $2.363 billion.
No word other than ‘Epic’ can be used to describe James Cameroon’s Titanic. This was a fictional story that was actually based on the actual sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 14, 1912.
The production budget was estimated to be about $200 million and the movie was one of the first to break the blockbuster barrier.
The movie which was released in December 1997, Titanic grossed about $1.84 billion worldwide.
It received multiple re-released and the film’s box office total then amounted to $2.187 billion.
In light of the immense success of the movie, it was nominated for about 14 Academy Awards and won about 11.
The estimated profit for Titanic is around $1.987 billion.
3) Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The release of the movie was one of the biggest events of a lifetime.
People who did not even watch the previous movies binge-watched them so that they could now watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
With the second-largest production budget of all time with $306 million, the movie grossed about $2.068 billion worldwide. Since, The estimated profit for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is around $1.762 billion.
4) Jurassic World
There was a lot of excitement around the release of Jurassic World and it broke a lot of records out there.
It adds up into the list up top Blockbuster movies. However, The estimated budget for the movie is around $215 million and it grossed $1.670 billion worldwide.
The profit for the movie was estimated to be around $1.455 billion.
5) Furious 7
The success of these movies was something that no one has ever predicted.
As each new movie of the franchise released, the budget and the profit kept on increasing. Moreover, The sad and untimely death of Paul Walker played a part in propelling the movie into the billion-dollar territory.
$190 million was estimated to be the production budget for the movie. The movie grossed about $1.516 billion worldwide. Thus, the estimated profit was around $1.326 billion.
The list of blockbuster movies is never-ending, with new and new movies getting added to the list every day.