Movies are made to entertain us. Producers expend huge amounts of money to make their movies a big hit at the box office. To tell of the lows and highs of film releases, the box office has its own tales. Some movies manage to create a huge buzz and garner huge revenues, while other movies even fail to grab the eyeballs of the audiences. Have you any idea that how much capital actually goes in the film making? Go through the below given list and you will be stumped to know the fact!
1. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Cost- $300 Million
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ is an English fantasy adventure film, which was released in 2007. Directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, this film was the third in Pirates of the Caribbean movie series. The movie stars Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush, Bill Nighy, Orlando Bloom, Jack Davenport, Tom Hollander, Kevin McNally, Stellan Skarsgård, Naomie Harris, Keith Richards and Chow Yun-fat. Being the world’s most expensive movie, it garnered the revenue of approximately $1 billion. From the pirate storyline to the concept of the movie, everything was up to the mark. This film also managed to get positive feedback from the critics.
Cost- $260 Million
Surprisingly, this animated movie has also managed to get a place in the list of top 10 expensive movies ever made. ‘Tangled’ is an animated musical fantasy-comedy movie, released in the year 2010. Directed by Nathan Greno and Byron Howard and produced by Roy Conli, John Lasseter and Glen Keane, this is the second most expensive movie of the world. Featuring Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy, this movie takes you on a journey of romance and music. Unique animation strategies, striking visual effects and mind-blowing story line made the film earn the revenue of $590 million.
3. Spider-Man 3
Cost- $258 Million
‘Spider-Man 3’ is a superhero movie, which was released in 2007. It was directed by Sam Raimi and produced by the Laura Ziskin Productions and Marvel Entertainment. Despite getting a mixed response from critics, the film was commercial hit. The outstanding visual effects trekked the cost of the movie. However, it grossed around $900 million at the box office.