2018 has begun with much better range of movies than 2017. Many anticipated movies of 2017 ended up being huge disappointments in all aspects, as they failed with the critics, and also underperformed at the Box Office. The biggest example of this being WB’s Justice League. 2018 has started big and so far, Disney has been able to really capitalize at the box office. Here are the biggest Box Office Earnings of 2018 so far.
Ocean’s 8 comes in as a reboot-sequel to the original Ocean’s trilogy where Debbie Ocean continues the path her brother Danny Ocean began in his own trilogy. It has managed to steal $270 Million from us till now and will probably get close to the $300 Million mark in the coming month.
The Lara Croft reboot brought in by Warner Bros was again a win-win situation for the studios as the movie has been quite profitable. On a budget of $94 Million, the movie grossed $56 million domestically and brought in a total of $273.5 Million worldwide.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
The third and possibly the final chapter in this adventurous Monster franchise hit the theatres just half a month ago, and it has already managed to earn $284 Million in a span of just 17 days. The movie looks to be moving quickly to earn more than $400 Million till the next month and Sony will be really hopeful of it crossing that mark. It has been very profitable since Sony just spent $80 Million on its production.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
The third and the final movie in the Maze Runner trilogy is the one all the fans had been waiting for. Coming out in January, the movie had a production budget of $62 Million, and managed to bring in $288.3 Million.
Pacific Rim: Uprising
The sequel to the first Pacific Rim movie that came out in 2013, Uprising turned out to be a little disappointing. Universal Studios spent a budget of $150 Million upon this movie, but so far, it has managed to bring in just $290.1 Million worldwide.
A Quiet Place
This was surely the best horror thriller of this year and it was immensely profitable for Paramount Studios. At a production budget of just $17 Million, the movie made $332.4 Million worldwide.
Sony’s low profile release this year actually managed to go big on the Box Office. Having a budget of $50 Million, Peter rabbit managed to bring in $350.7 Million at the worldwide Box Office.
Monster Hunt 2
This big Chinese made sequel had a decent 67% score on Rotten Tomatoes. The most surprising feat that the movie has been able to achieve is the insane amount of money that it has earned throughout the world. It has managed to gross $361.7 Million worldwide.
Fifty Shades Freed
Well, based upon nudity and sex, this movie has never managed to disappoint when it comes to the box office earnings. Even though all three movies have been thrashed by the critics, Fifty Shades Freed has managed to gross $370.6 Million at a budget of $55 Million.
Solo: A Star Wars Story
This has been the first Star Wars movie that has not been a huge box office success ever since the return of Star Wars movies in 2015. Still, it did manage to bring in a hefty sum of $388.5 Million worldwide.
Ant-Man and the Wasp
The second movie in the Ant-Man franchise looks to be very profitable for Disney and Marvel as it has officially crossed the domestic numbers of the first Ant-Man movie. It has grossed $394 Million till now and will probably go past the $550 Million mark since the release in some major countries like UK is still pending.
The Rock vs. huge monsters is a movie anyone would love to watch. Coming out just a little over half a month ago, WB’s Rampage managed to gross a huge $426.2 Million worldwide having a production budget of $120 Million.
Detective Chinatown 2
This is yet another Chinese made sequel that has managed to gross huge at the worldwide box office. Bringing in $544.1 Million worldwide, for WB, the movie has managed to surprise everyone.
Ready Player One
This is surely the best movie WB studios has put out so far. Ready Player One managed to bring in $131 Million at the US Box Office, and a hefty sum total of $582 Million at the worldwide Box Office.
Operation Red Sea
This massive hit from China proves that they are not far behind Hollywood. This Military based movie has managed to out-gross some huge Hollywood movies that have come out this year, and its total earning stands at $579.2 Million worldwide.
The Merc with a mouth has managed to talk his way through to $731.6 Million at the Worldwide Box office proving to be a very profitable and bankable franchise for Fox yet again. Fox spent just $110 Million on Deadpool and has earned great value for their money since then.
The Superhero family has come back after 14 years and it has completely stormed the domestic Box office by earning more than $572 Million in less than 2 months of its release! In total, it has managed to bring in $996 Million and will supposedly hit the $1 Billion mark becoming the 3rd Disney movie to do so this year.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
The second movie in the Jurassic World franchise has proved to be a worthy sequel as it has yet again managed to break the Billion Dollar mark. Fallen Kingdom has grossed $1.23 Billion in less than 2 months and it will probably go on to become the second highest grossing movie this year!
This revolutionary movie has become the highest grossing Superhero movie at the domestic Box Office standing at $689 Million. It has grossed a huge total of $1.34 Billion Worldwide.
Avengers: Infinity War
This is surely the biggest movie to come out this year as it has broken the record of having the highest Box office earnings at the opening weekend in all aspects. It has now become the highest grossing Superhero movie of all time earning a mammoth total of $2.044 Billion Worldwide!