Top 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

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Worrying about Money is a thing of past, as Nowadays the Production houses leave no expenses to make a movie for the audiences. Thanks to the International Box Office market the returns have grown exponentially which has given the Producers a free hand to make movies with a Gigantic Budget.

 10. Avengers: Infinity War

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Release Date: April 27, 2018

Studio: Walt Disney – Marvel

Production Budget: $300 million

US Domestic Gross: $679 million

Worldwide Gross: $2.049 Billion

Thanks to the large ensemble cast and high-quality CGI the budget of Infinity war was sky high, but Marvel knew what it was doing as they managed to gross more than $2 billion, which made the budget amount look meagre.

 9.  Spectre

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Release Date: November 6, 2015

Studio: Sony Pictures – Columbia Pictures

Production Budget: $300 million

US Domestic Gross: $200 million

Worldwide Gross: $880 million

It has been in the trend lately to spend a lot on action flicks, as in order to provide quality action sequences you have to empty your pockets. The creators of James Bond Spectre followed the same trend and reaped the rewards.

 8. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

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Release Date: May 24, 2007

Studio: Walt Disney

Production Budget: $300 million

US Domestic Gross: $310 million

Worldwide Gross: $964 million

Pirates of the Caribbean was a very popular franchise in the 2000s and it was Disney’s priced possession. So, they did not hold back on their spending.

 7. Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens

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Release Date: December 18, 2015

Studio: Walt Disney – Lucasfilm Ltd

Production Budget: $306 million

US Domestic Gross: $937 million

Worldwide Gross: $2.054 Billion

The revival of the coveted Star Wars franchise was grand as it was almost obvious that the movie was going to give astronomical returns, therefore, budget was not even a concern.

 6. Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi

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Release Date: December 15, 2017

Studio: Walt Disney – Lucasfilm Ltd

Production Budget: $317 million

US Domestic Gross: $621 million

Worldwide Gross: $1.317 Billion

Following the Force Awakens’ success at the box office, there were a lot of expectations attached to The Last Jedi, although it got a mixed reception from the audience, it still managed to earn more than a billion dollars.

 5. Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Release Date: May 1, 2015

Studio: Walt Disney – Marvel

Production Budget: $331 million

US Domestic Gross: $460 million

Worldwide Gross: $1.404 Billion

Avengers Age Of Ultron was one of the most anticipated movies of 2015 after Kevin Feige carefully crafted the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie did not meet all the expectations of the fans.

 4. X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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Release Date: June 7, 2019

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Production Budget: $350 million

US Domestic Gross: $66 million

Worldwide Gross: $247 million

Fox went all out and spent an astronomical $350 million on the Dark Phoenix and after seeing the movie, it is pretty evident that they only focused on the budget and not the story as the movie bombed hard.

 3. Avengers: Endgame

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Release Date: April 26, 2019

Studio: Walt Disney – Marvel

Production Budget: $356 million

US Domestic Gross: $856 million

Worldwide Gross: $2.792 Billion

The Biggest Crossover event of our lifetime had to be grand. The Salaries of all the A-listers alone exponentially increased the budget of the movie and the budget for this movie is justified after watching the third act.

 2. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

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Release Date: May 20, 2011

Studio: Walt Disney

Production Budget: $411 million

US Domestic Gross: $242 million

Worldwide Gross: $1.046 Billion

Pirates of Caribbean was a Cash Cow for Marvel and it was loved by fans from all around the world. On Stranger Tide was a very well-made movie and it did not disappoint the fans at all.

 1. Avatar

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Release Date: December 18, 2009

Studio: 20th Century Fox

Production Budget: $425 million

US Domestic Gross: $761 million

Worldwide Gross: $2.790 Billion

Of course, it is Avatar. James Cameron is an exceptional filmmaker with an eye for every small detail. He was not going to make Avatar by compromising. As we all know his conviction paid off as Avatar was the Highest Grossing Movie for so many years.

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