That's some bang up business, especially since the movie is a non-sequel -- a new, original idea. As the year comes to a close, it's time to round up which movies made the biggest splash at the box office this year. They're on top of the world, and even a major box office dud here and there has little effect on the Disney money machine. Spielberg became the first director to break his own record when Jurassic Park overtook E. Disney also enjoyed later success with films such as the , and , as well as its , of which , , and the films have been the best performers. Perhaps its years in or its design portended the movie's troubles.
Trade journals would collate the data by either obtaining it from the distributors themselves, who were keen to promote a successful film, or by surveying theaters and constructing an estimate. Ben Affleck made his debut as Batman in Batman v. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Don't shed any tears for Disney, though. Based on Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Despite being part of the Disney marketing machine, the ad campaign for The Finest Hours was muddled and bland, making the movie seem more akin to Deadliest Catch than The Perfect Storm.
Dory also features a strong voice performance from Ellen DeGeneres. Chalk it up to a growing or a premise that's been filmed, remade, and reimagined since the turn of the century—whatever the reasons, the wheels fell off this chariot pretty quickly. While has eroded away the achievements of most films from the 1960s and 1970s, there are franchises originating from that period that are still active. Considering marketing costs, it's highly unlikely that Winter War turned a profit at the box office. If nothing else, it gave the world its first live-action version of Harley Quinn in a feature film, played by rising star Margot Robbie, who is set to reprise the role in Gotham City Sirens.
See for the total domestic box office for the top 100 movies released in 2016. On this chart, films are ranked by the revenues from theatrical exhibition at their nominal value, along with the highest positions they attained. Disney and Warner Brothers both had amazing years, as the Mouse House , thanks to big draws like Captain America: Civil War and Zootopia. Many of us want to see Pixar return to original projects, but the success of Finding Dory might make that difficult when even their sequels turn to gold. Star Shailene Woodley has she's stepping away from the project, forcing the next flick's writers to figure Tris' divergence from the Ascendant Four. Made by popular web series creators Rooster Teeth, the movie's crowd-funding campaign broke records on Indiegogo. Featuring the voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba and J.
Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell are hunky enough, but they can't hold a candle to the likes of Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd from the 1959 version. As always, Lonely Island's surreal brand of comedy steals the show. The franchise has a loyal following already, so the key is to retain the large influx of new viewers and turn them into solid fans who will keep coming back so long as the studio delivers the goods. In fact, if the would-be comic elements had been stripped out, maybe the flick would have been better served as a straight-up spy movie. It may prove to be pleasantly surprising.
For example, belongs to not only the and franchises, but also to the , which is a. Disney singlehandedly saved Hollywood from what was perceived as a possible down year and now the industry is looking to set a new record. But the sequel slump took hold of Alice's second run, Through the Looking Glass, which and barely climbed out of the rabbit hole without Burton behind the camera. The Godfather was re-released in 1973 after its success at the , and Jaws was released again in 1976, and their grosses here most likely include earnings from those releases. In fact, the total number of tickets sold has been slipping ever since the peak year of 2002 1.
The most successful shared universe in the medium of film is the , a crossover between multiple superhero properties owned by. Meaning, yes, even if Batman v Superman surpasses the two Avengers movies on the all-time box office list, I still believe Civil War will end up the reigning champ. The figures in the above chart take into account inflation that occurred in 2014, and in every available year since then. In view of what appears to be an aberration in the source an alternative figure is provided. The cinematic version of the story, with an ensemble cast led by vets Mark Wahlberg, Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, and John Malkovich, sought to retell the tale with a politically conscious and action-packed disaster flick. Rather than the jolly antics of something like Austin Powers, The Brothers Grimsby was more along the lines of Tom Green's Freddy Got Fingered, mean-spirited and borderline unwatchable due to its completely lopsided view of humor.
Based on Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter, Jyn. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine. Although the nominal earnings chart is dominated by films adapted from pre-existing properties and sequels, it is headed by , which is an original work. Audiences were less engrossed by Jack Huston than Chuck Heston, and Timur Bekmambetov's film was too uninspired of a redux for many critics. After finding financial success with Snow White and the Huntsman, a spin on the classic Brothers Grimm tale, Universal went through several different scripts, directors, and ideas before hitting on a complex prequel about a frustrated ice queen, Freya Emily Blunt , and her rivalry with her equally frosty sister Ravenna Charlize Theron. Due to the secrecy surrounding costs and profit margins in the film industry, figures of losses are usually rough estimates at best, and there are often conflicting estimates over how much a film has lost.
The only ones to do better are The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3. Its stars Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller also lack the relevance they once did, and to be honest, it was a terrible movie, the murder of Justin Bieber notwithstanding. Perhaps realizing that the roster of young X-Men weren't enough by themselves to bring in the big numbers, Fox made the decision to reveal Hugh Jackman's cameo role as Wolverine in the trailers, teasing a bloody sequence in which the clawed mutant escapes from the Alkali Lake facility. Another film purported to have been the highest-grosser is the 1972. Suicide Squad — After Batman v Superman starts the year with a gigantic bang, Warner brings Batman back to the big screen in a face-off against the Joker himself. This is partly due to inflation and market growth, but also to Hollywood's adoption of the model: films that have built-in brand recognition, such as being based on a well-known literary source or an established character. After twelve months, you will be asked to provide consent again.