Few movies that smacked the box office by $1 billion
“Minions” is the movie which scored $1 billion at the box office
Only 27 movies made $1 billion at the box office and Minions is one of them. The increasing movie-tickets, the revival of franchises like “star wars” but still in past 25 years only 27 movies of Hollywood hit the box office with 41 billion and joined the club. The data is compiled from box office Mojo, from “Minions” to “Harry Potter” the list of all movies is right here.
“The Dark Knight” (2008)
Total gross revenue: $1,004,600,000
In 2008 when “The Dark Knight” hit the box office, people started wondering that Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” sequel starring Heath Ledger as the Joker might have the power to boom the box-office to locate a new world record. “There are even rumors commencing whether ‘Dark Knight’ can thrashed the phenomenal worldwide record posted by the all-time $1.8 billion standard of ‘Titanic,'”
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012)
Total gross revenue: $1,021,100,000
When the first part of “Hobbit” scored $1 billion, it seems a good sign, the following sequels carried out very well, but in contrast, the second two “Hobbit” films didn’t sustain the position at the box-office.
Total gross revenue: $1,023,800,000
“Zootopia” comes under the four animated features the studio has made that have grossed more than the $ 1 billion. It also set a record for the prevalent animated March opening of all time.
“Alice in Wonderland” (2010)
Total gross revenue: $1,025,500,000
When Alice in Wonderland released, it crossed $1 billion at the box office and it was the sixth film to do so. But in the past year more than 20 other films joined the club but the sequel of “Alice in Wonderland” was not between them.
“Toy Story 3” (2010)
Total gross revenue: $1,067,000,000
“Toy Story 3” was the only movie among the series that crossed $1 billion and it became the Pixer’s highest-grossing film of all times. “Toy Story 4” is now projected in 2019.
Total gross revenue: $1,276,500,000
Frozen was a very successful film and it sustained the record for Disney. It remained number 1 animated movie for weeks. It won two Oscars and joined the billion dollar club as well.