Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on the creation of these films. And most of the investments made a considerable profit - almost all the paintings paid off well at the box office.
Today we present Top-10 most expensive films in the history of .By the way, if you take into account the inflation rate, the most expensive film will be the historical drama "Cleopatra", filmed in 1963.Its budget was $ 44 million, which in terms of modern money will be about $ 325 million.
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- 10. New Spiderman( 2012)
- 9. Avatar( 2009)
- 8. John Carter( 2012)
- 7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince( 2009)
- 6. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides( 2011)
- 5. The Dark Knight: The Renaissance of the Legend( 2012)
- 4. Spiderman 3( 2007): The Enemy in Reflection of
- 3. Rapunzel: The Confused Story( 2010)
- 2. The Return of Superman(2006)
- 1. Pirates of the Caribbean( 2007): At the End of the World
10. The New Spiderman( 2012)
The budget is $ 230 million, the fees are $ 752 million.
The first of two screen versions of the comic book about the Spider-Man who got into our Top 10, received many positive reviews of professional critics. This is the first Hollywood film shot on the latest Sony RED Epic camera specifically for display in IMAX theaters.
9. Avatar( 2009)
Budget - $ 237 million, fees - $ 2,782 million.
Originally, director James Cameron planned to withdraw "Avatar" in 1999.However, the existing level of development of information technology required investing in the picture as much as $ 400 million, which was simply unrealistic. As a result, the project waited its turn 10 years to become the highest grossing film in the entire history of cinema. Read the new movie rating of 2013 .
8. John Carter( 2012)
Budget - $ 250 million, fees - $ 283 million.
The fantastic thriller received mixed reviews from critics. The first weeks of world rolled steel became almost a failure. Disney studio almost did not expect that the project will bring profit. However, a significant share of the funds was brought to the cashier by Russian viewers - $ 33 million.
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince( 2009)
Budget - $ 250 million, fees - $ 934 million.
The screen version of the sixth book about the adventures of Harry Potter became the most box office of all. Critics in their reviews especially noted the special effects and soundtrack, which contributed a lot to the maintenance of the overall dark atmosphere of the film.
6. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides( 2011)
Budget - $ 250 million, fees - $ 1,043 million.
To the exit of the fourth part from the participation in the project, actors Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom and director Gore Verbinski refused. Nevertheless, the project paid off at the box office more than 4 times. Johnny Depp for the role in the film received a record in the history of cinema fees - $ 56.5 million.
5. The Dark Knight: The Renaissance of the Legend( 2012)
The budget is $ 250 million, the fees are $ 1,084 million.
Fantastic thriller Chris Nolan completes the trilogy about the adventures of Batman. During the premiere of the film in Colorado, a madman shot 13 people at the cinema and injured 59. The incident caused the suspension of the advertising campaign, but the film nevertheless collected more than a billion dollars as a result.
4. Spider-Man 3( 2007): The enemy in the reflection of
Budget - $ 258 million, fees - $ 890 million.
Despite the huge budget, an expensive blockbuster paid off in the very first weekend of hire. Although professional critics met the picture quite cool, noting a lot of distracting storylines and a lengthy plot.
3. Rapunzel: The Entangled Story( 2010)
Budget - $ 260 million, fees - $ 590 million.
The most expensive cartoon in the world has combined the latest computer achievements and classical animation. In the film there is a scene recognized by the most popular hand-drawn picture in the cinema: 3 thousand painted people launch 46 thousand flying lanterns into the sky.
2. Return of Superman( 2006)
Budget - $ 270 million, fees - $ 391 million.
The third part of Superman's adventures was filmed in Australian Sydney. Both critics and spectators were delighted with the special effects. The budget of the film does not take into account about 50 million dollars, which have been spent since 1993 on the collection and elaboration of different scenarios.
1. Pirates of the Caribbean( 2007): At the End of the World
Budget - $ 300 million, fees - $ 963 million.
The most expensive film in the history of the movie has not received any really prestigious award. Critics have met the film cool because of a rather complex plot, a large number of characters and almost three-hour timekeeping. However, the audience, who brought almost a billion box office fees, appreciated the brilliant acting, impressive scenery, soundtrack and spectacular special effects.