Every year hundreds of movies are released in Hollywood. The competition between movies and production companies is always on fire. However, only a few movies can survive the strong competition and actually the number of bad movies always exceed that of good ones. In 2015, there were lots of good movies and the following article will hold the top 10 highest grossing movies of the year.
10. The Martian
The Martian is an American movie starred by Matt Damon and directed by Ridley Scott. It is a science fiction movie and it is based on a novel released in 2011 called The Martian by Andy Weir. Simply the storyline of the movie is that an astronaut (Matt Damon) was thought to be dead so he was left alone on Mars. Then the movie shows how the astronaut tries to survive. The Martian has gained a total of 593,916,010$ world-wide and it has gained lots of positive reviews from critics as well.
9 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is an American movie directed by Francis Lawrence. This movie is based on the Mockingjay novel by Suzanne Collins and it is the last part of the Hunger Games series. Like all the other parts, Jennifer Lawrence is the protagonist of the movie. Even though the movie is still in cinemas till now, it is already among the highest grossing movies in the year with a total of $616,740,685.
8Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is an American Movie starred by Tom Cruise and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is considered as the fifth part of the Mission: Impossible series that started in 1996. The movie which was released in July has gained a total of $682,330,139.
Spectre is an American movie which is directed by Sam Mendes. Spectre is the twenty fourth James bond movie and it is starred by Daniel Craig. In addition this movie is the sequel of Skyfall which was released in 2011. It is worth mentioning that this movie is one of the most expensive movies ever made and the most expensive James Bond movie. Fortunately the revenues of the movie has crossed its high budget, as it has gained a total of $850,174,955.
6 Inside Out
Inside Out is an animated American movie which is directed by Peter Docter. The movie has made a great success since its release. The story of the movie is as follows; a young girl called Riley is trying to cope with her new life after moving to San Francisco with her parents by the help of her 5 emotions; joy, sadness, fear, disgust and anger. The movie has gained a total of $851,633,930 world-wide.
Minions is a famous animated American movie directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda. The movie had controversial opinions by the critics some praised it while others do not. Minions has gained a total of $1,157,275,017 across the whole world and it is considered as one of the highest grossing animated movies of all time.
4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is an American movie directed by J. J. Abrams. This movie is starred by Harrison Ford and it is the seventh part of the Star Wars series. The first film in the Star Wars series was released in 1977. Though the movie was released only a couple of weeks ago, it managed to gain a total of $1,161,120,943 till now. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that the movie broke many box office records.
3 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron is an American movie that is directed by Joss Whedon. It is one of the popular superheroes movies and it is the sequel of The Avengers which was released in 2012. The cast of the movie includes many of Hollywood super stars such as: Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth and Samuel L. Jackson. Since its release in April, the movie has gained a total of $1,405,035,767 across the world.
2 Furious 7
Furious 7 or what is commonly known as Fast 7 is an American action movie which is directed by James Wan. This movie is the seventh part of the Fast and the Furious series. The cast of this movie is almost the same since the first part which was released in 2001. Yet, after the tragic death of Paul walker in 2013 without finishing all his scenes, producers and the director had to use walker’s brothers in order to complete the rest of his scenes. The movie which is listed as the fifth highest grossing film of all time has gained a total of $1,515,047,671 world-wide.
1 Jurassic World
Jurassic World is an adventurous American movie which is directed by Collin Trevorrow. It is the fourth part of Jurassic Park series which was first released in 1993. Since its release in June, the movie has received many positive reviews from the critics. In addition, the movie broke many records since its release; it is considered as the third highest grossing film of all time and the highest in the year 2015.