It is always interesting to know about the success stories related to our favorite movies and celebrities and when it comes to movies, Hollywood stuff can seriously not be neglected. Hollywood industry always come up with something way too expensive, way too classy and hence that makes the revenue even greater, that is, as huge as anything. Here are the top 10 movies of Hollywood in 2012 that made the highest profits, winning the hearts of the viewers. Have a look!
1. The Avengers
It is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an all together cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Cobie Smulders, Scarlett Johansson, Clark Gregg, and Samuel L. Jackson. The film received positive reviews from most film critics and tied numerous box office records and turned out to be the third highest-grossing film of all time. The film was released on September 25, 2012. But hold on viewers, there is lot more to go! A sequel also to be written and directed by Whedon is scheduled for release on May 1, 2015.
It is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan and a sequel to The Dark Knight (2008). Christian Bale delivered his role as the caped crusader while Tom Hardy has been tasked with the role of Bane and Anne Hathaway has been set to play Catwoman. The film lined up to release July 20, 2012 and received positive reviews and has grossed over $1.08 billion worldwide. The Dark Knight Rises is currently the seventh-highest-grossing film of all time, the second-highest-grossing film of 2012. The film travelled beyond the miles of its budget i.e. $250–300 million.
It is the twenty-third in the James Bond series of spy films, directed by Sam Mendes. Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to disturb her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and wipe out the threat, no matter how personal the cost. The film was released on 26 October 2012, corresponded with the 50th anniversary of the James Bond series and positively received by critics and at the box office, and became the highest-grossing film in the James Bond series.
The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Marc Webb, released on July 3, 2012 and hit the box office by becoming the 44th highest-grossing film of all time and the fourth highest-grossing film of the year. The film stars Andrew Garfield in the title role, with Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy and Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors. The film, with the budget of $230 million, has received the positive critics, with a 73% “certified fresh” score from review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.
5. The Hunger Games
The film is a 2012 American science fiction film directed by Gary Ross, based on the novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins which surely has a massive global following. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, and Donald Sutherland. The movie was a massive box-office success by grossing $685 million worldwide against its budget of $78 million. It was released on August 18, 2012. The Hunger Games received positive reviews, with praise for its themes and messages, over and above Lawrence’s performance as Katniss.
6. Men in Black 3
It is a 2012 American 3D science fiction comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. It is the third installment in the Men in Black film series based on Lowell Cunningham’s The Men in Black comic book sequence. The film was released on May 25, 2012, taking place ten years after its predecessor Men in Black II and fifteen years after the release of the original Men in Black.
The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane in leading roles and the supporting cast includes Joel McHale and Giovanni Ribisi with an estimated budget of $50-$65 million. Also, Ted has received generally favorable reviews, with critics praising Seth MacFarlane’s comic performance, plus Mark Wahlberg’s portrayal of John Bennett.
8. The Bourne Legacy
The Bourne Legacy is a 2012 American action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy. For The Bourne Legacy, Renner joins fellow series newcomers Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach and Oscar Isaac, while franchise veterans Albert Finney, Joan Allen, David Strathairn and Scott Glenn reprise their roles. Tony Gilroy, takes the wheel in the next chapter of the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned a massive success at the global box office with the budget of $125 million.
The film pacts with themes of time alteration, age, love, crime, and parenthood, with the promising stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Emily Blunt. Receiving the most positive response, the 30 million budgeted film has bucked out itself a chartbuster which was released on September 28, 2012.
It is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Josh Trank. The concept is visually presented as found footage filmed from the perspective of various video recording devices, largely from a hand-held camcorder used by Andrew to document the events in his life and this movie comes along and it absolutely deserves a spot on this list of best movies. The film stars Dane DeHaan, Michael B. Jordan, and Alex Russell. With relatively small budget of $15 million, Chronicle received a positive critical response and grossed $126 million worldwide.
2012 has figured out many impulsive hits and knocked for a loop in box office, which was really surprising sometimes. But the time here is to take the most of this golden moment. Enjoy watching these super-duper hits!