Some of the largest and vast business markets of the world today include film making. With all the latest technologies and high quality film making experts, Hollywood has been ruling the film industry for years. Many big movies get produced and screened gaining different general and critical opinions.
The first thing that matters while working on a movie is its budget that becomes the fortune of the movie after its release. Film makers invest money and want to get it back with a considerable extension. Titanic is one of the record holder movies with highest business all over the world. Likewise, many big movies hit the box office in the year 2014 and became a commercial success.
10. 22 Jump Street
One of the biggest movies of the year 2014 regarding the business it made on box office, is 22 jump street. This American action comedy was released in June by Colombia pictures and hit the box office with a worldwide gross of 305 to 320 million dollars.
This is basically a sequel of the movie 21 jump street and it gained popularity because of its two main characters played by Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
9. Edge Of Tomorrow
The next megahit of the year 2014 we have in our list is ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ also known by its marketing tagline ‘live, die, repeat’. This science fiction piece of art by Warner Bros. got released in June and created a record of making a huge business of over $369.2 million worldwide. Its grossed amount indicates its viewership and popularity among its audience that was amazed with the acting potentials of Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.
8. Guardians Of The Galaxy
Appearing on 8th position of our list of highest grossing movies in 2014, ‘guardian of the galaxy’ stands firmly with a worldwide business of $419 million which is a huge one for this genre of film. The film released in August and attracted a huge audience specially kids and young fans of the superhero team of the same name.
Who needs an introduction to Godzilla? The next movie popping up the charts of biggest movies of the year 2014 is Godzilla. It is a reflection from previous film Godzilla and a super hit science fiction of the year. Produced by Legendary Pictures and warner Bros.This film released in May and has a unique feature of getting exceptionally immediate high gross on the box office. It made a business of $524.9 million in no time after its release.
6. How To Train Your Dragon 2
Looking for some good animated fantasy movies of 2014? We have one of the best for you! Yes the name is ‘how to train your dragon 2’, seventh highest grossed movie of the year 2014. The interesting and light movie got released in June and captured the hearts of the fans of this series since it is a sequel of 2010 movie ‘how to train your dragon’. It earned $614 million with a tremendously cool response of its audience.
5. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
In the most competitive list having sequels of some of the great movies of its time, we have yet another hit of the year 2014 that is ‘dawn of the planet of the apes’. With a strong storyline and a high caliber of acting and emotional effects, this movie released in July and occupied the box office at the time of its release making a business of over $698 million.
4. The Amazing Spiderman 2
Some of the amazing things that happened in 2014 include the next item on our list that is “the amazing Spiderman 2”. Who denies recognizing the super hit character of Spiderman today? This movie of the series released in May by Sony pictures entertainment with an estimated budget of 200 million. Despite of having grossed around $700 million, this movie became the lowest grossing movie of the series because of some of technical flaws.
Talking about purely commercial successful movies of the year 2014, we have to mention ‘maleficent’ as one. The movie got released in May by Walt Disney Motion Pictures and earned over $756 million worldwide which is a commercial success. As of critics, it did not meet the marked status as expected. The powerful character of Angelina Julie was a re-imagining of Disney’s very old character ‘sleeping beauty’.
2. X-Men: Days Of Future Past
We have another man of the film industry ‘X-Men’ yet another powerful superhero character from Marvel Comics. ‘X-Men Days of Future Past’ being seventh installment of this series got released in may and became one of the megahits of the year bursting all the charts. The strong storyline and a much strong cast of the movie that included Hugh Jackman earned it a net gross of $746 million all over the world. This made it the highest grossing part of the series.
1. Transformers: Age Of Extinction
The honor of being the biggest commercial success of the year 2014 goes to ‘transformers: age of extinction’. With an estimated budget of $210 million, the film got released in June and raised to an exceptional business of $1 billion all over the world. The film was an average one for general audience but got negative comments from the critics for the cast, production and technicalities. But it made to be at first position in the list of highest grossing movies of the year.