Marvel films for generations have been a great hit with children and adults alike. In this article we will have a look at the top grossing marvel films and find out a point or two which could have contributed to their success.
1. Marvel’s The Avengers
This film is without doubt the highest grosser of all time with a mind boggling collection of around $623 Millions worldwide. It certainly continues to be a trendsetter in more ways than one. The best thing is that this movie was made with a budget of around $228 Million and the fact that it grossed more than $623 Million certainly speaks volumes about it.
2. Iron Man 3
This is another film which is a highly discussed movie not only in terms of overall grossing but also from the point of view of critical acclaim. It is perhaps the best of all the Iron Man series for more reasons than one. It has a worldwide earning of around $409 Million
3. Spider Man
The first variant from the famed Spider Man series, this particular movie was known not only for grossing around $404 Million world over, but also running to packed houses in many cinema halls across the world for a long period of time. The special effects still continue to be lip-smacking so to say.
4. Spider Man 2
This movie can also be counted in the list of top 20 grossing marvel films mainly for two reasons; one for grossing around $374 Million and secondly for the stunning special effects and cinematography. It seemingly a great acceptance in many South East Asian countries and was dubbed in many local languages.
5. Spider Man 3
With a total collection of around $337 Million this was another blockbuster from the Spider Man series. This move amongst other things created a literal stampede in many cinema halls in Tokyo.
6. Iron Man
The original version of Iron Man could not take on Iron Man 3 in terms of revenue but still was able to gross around $318 Million worldwide. However being the first in the Iron Man series it created lot of interest.
7. Iron Man 2
Robert Downey was simply amazing in this second version of Iron Man series. It was a great success worldwide with a reported earning or around $312 Million.
With revenue in excess of $262 Million, it was a stupendous hit. Released in July 2012, it took the cinema halls by storm across the world. As usual the stunning special effects left many gasping in awe and wonder.
Grossing around $255 Million, it was a movie that was well known for some of the best sets that were ever seen in the Hollywood.
This movie was released almost 8 years ago. But even today in continues to be much sought after. It had a collection of around $234 Million.
11. X2: X-Men United
Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman are considered superb in this movie which had an earning of around $215 Million though it was released as early as 2003.
12. Thor: The Dark World
Though it had quite a few reputed star casts to boast of, Anthony Hopkins has certainly left an impression behind. The movie grossed around $206 Million.
Released in February 2014 and still running in some halls across the world, this movie has till date grossed around $196 Million. The music was a special feature in this movie along with the special effects.
HolHWell known for its superb special effects and cinematography, Bryan Singer as the director has done a great job of it. It has grossed around $190 Million till date.
Released on 2011, is remembered for its music and special effects and also an impressive performance by Anthony Hopkins. The film has grossed around $181 Million to date.
16. X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Though it stands at no. 16 in term of earnings ($180 Million), the film. The director, Gavin Hood, had to go through a lot of travails while directing this film, as per grapevine reports.
17. Captain America: The First Avenger
Directed by Joe Johnston, this movie grossed around $176 Million in the country. Though much was expected of this movie, it turned out be an average movie in terms of content.
This movie release in 2000 still continues to be a bench mark movie as far as fighting terrorism is concerned. Directed by Bryan Singer, the movie grossed around $158 Million dollars in the country. It has all through received a reasonably good review both from critics and supporters.
19. Fantastic Four
Released on 2005, the movie has grossed around $155 Million dollars, the movie is still very fresh in the minds of many persons for its great special effects and the equally impressive music of John Ottman.
20. X-Men: First Class
Another great from the marvel comic series, this movie released in 2011 had reported an earning of $146 Million in the country. The direction as well as the screenplay by Mathew Vaughn still continue to be a talking point even after 3 years of its release.