No matter what the critics say or the reviews offer, nothing speaks volumes about a movie other than the box office collections itself. 2017 wasn’t the year of bollywood but Hollywood did make substantial box office collection with some really interesting movies.
With big star releases not doing so well on the box office, bollywood saw a all time low. However, hollywood movies saw success and increase like no other.
From Marvel to The fate of the furious , this year was all about hollywood.
Here’s a list of the highest grossing hollywood movies that are sure to make your jaw drop.
1. Beauty and The Beast
There is nobody else that can do a fairytale romance other than Disney and so they did.
The live-action version of the animated classic became the highest earning movie of the year. With earning as high as $1.26 billion worldwide and $504 million domestically, this ‘beast’ did excell beautifully at box office.
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2. The Fate of the Furious
The eighth installment of ‘The Fast and Furious’ franchise tasted success like no other. Nothing could stop this movie from hustling at the box office.
The overseas collection swooped to $1 billion and it collected $225.7 million domestically. What do you get when you have Vin-Diesel and Dwayne Johnson onboard? You have a recipe of success. Isn’t it?
3. Despicable Me 3
Although it wasn’t such a great year for animated releases. Despicable me 3 was the only movie that begged to differ. This American 3D animated action comedy film earned $ 1.03 million worldwide making it the 3rd in the list. Not just the minions but the audience too went bananas over this film.
4. Spiderman – Homecoming
Sony teamed up with Marvel studios for the relaunch of spiderman and it proved to be a master stroke. The inclusion of Tony Stark led to a light hearted story and the new Peter Parker, Tom Holland trapped the audience in the web of his charms earning this movie a whopping amount of $880.1 million worldwide and $334.2 millions domestically.
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5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
This Marvel creation on the other hand needed no changes or new faces to make it a success. This sequel to the already overachieving original movie came back with a bang and more fun.
Earning is no less, it made around $ 863.5 million worldwide and $389.8 million domestically.
6. Wonder Woman
With the ‘Wall Street Journal’ calling it the best hollywood can offer, this movie proved to be just not for the superhero enthusiasts but also became a beacon for the female empowerment movement going on in the world right now.
It’s earning was $821.8 million worldwide and 412.5 million domestically.
The point that a strong female character is as powerful as it’s male counterparts had to be made and wonderwoman sure did it wonderfully.