Saturday, 25 May 2013

Top 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

Although the exact cost of the film production can never be clear due to the secretive nature of the Hollywood film accounting, the following are the estimated to be the costliest ever.

10. The Dark Knight Rises


Directed by Christopher Nolan with Christian Bale playing the superhero opposite Anna Hathaway, this if the final sequel of the Batman trilogy.

9. Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest


The second of the series, this 2006 adventure fantasy is the highest grossing film by Walt Disney Pictures starring Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom.

8. Waterworld


The 1995 science- fiction is the most expensive film of its time takes us to the future where the ice caps have melted and the mutant Mariner fights for starvation and helps a woman and a young girl to find dry land.

7. Avatar


Set in the mid-22nd century, this top-selling Blu-Ray film became the first to cross the $2 million benchmark. The story revolves around an ex-Marine Jake Sully who decides to take part in the mission to Pandora, a habitable moon.

6. John Carter


Shown in both 2D and 3D formats, this science fiction adventure film directed by Andrew Stanton was released in 2012.

5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince


Harry has returned for his sixth year to Hogwarts for an eventful year. He finds a Potions book by the Half-Blood Prince, Harry falls in love, Snape kills Dumbledore and Harry decides to go after Voldemort. This film opened with positive response from critics and broke the record for the biggest single-day worldwide gross of all time.

4. Spider-Man 3


The third part of the American superhero film starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, a photographer who hides behind the mask to play the role of a local new York super-hero, Spider-Man shows Parker fighting his own demons.

3. Titanic


The 1997 film by James Cameron is an epic romance tragedy. A rich aristocratic girl who is forcefully engaged to a wealthy man falls in love with a poor artist aboard a ship, the ill-fated R.M.S Titanic. Along with the 3D version of the film released in 2012, is the second film to cross $2billion worldwide.

2. Tangled


A 2010 animated musical fantasy, Tangled is the most expensive animated film ever made. This Walt Disney Production, which spent six years in production, is based on the story of tale of Rapunzel. The film made an estimate profit of $560 million and has a short sequel Tangled Ever After.

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


The third sequel of the series which released in 2007 shows Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Captain Barbossa rescue the famous Captain Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones’s locker. Jack Sparrow, the protagonist played by Johnny Depp has become a star among the little ones. With an estimated cost of $300 million, it makes it to No. 1 in the list of most expensive movies of all-time.

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