Biggest box office movies of 2015
2015 was a big year at the box office, with records being broken basically almost every month. Check out the top 10 biggest movies below!
1. Jurassic World ($1.669 billion): Universal’s decision to reboot the dinosaur-filled franchise was probably their best ever, as it went on to gross over a billion dollars in just 13 days, a record it held until yesterday.
2. Furious 7 ($1.515 billion): The latest in what has now become a box office hit series, Furious 7 surpassed the $1 billion mark in 16 days as movie viewers trooped out to see Paul Walker’s last performance.
3. Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1.405 billion): Age of Ultron may have fallen short of its predecessor, but it’s an Avengers movie nonetheless, and that’s enough to gross big bucks.
4. Minions ($1.157 billion): The incoherent, yellow Minions warmed their ways into the hearts of movie lovers through the Despicable Me movies, and their stand-alone movie was a smash hit.
5. Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($1.091 billion): The movie has been out for only 12 days, and its been 12 days of record shattering for the latest movie in the iconic franchise.
6. Inside Out ($852 million): Pixar’s emotional masterpiece resonated with both young and adult audiences, and it made its way to becoming the year’s second biggest animated movie.
7. Spectre ($850 million): Daniel Craig continues to drive controversy as he plays fictional great spy James Bond, and also drove watchers to the theatre.
8. Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation ($682 million): Tom Cruise has had his fair share of box office bombs, but back in his Mission: Impossible role, showed that making a hit movie isn’t that impossible after all.
9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 ($617 million): Mockingjay – Part 2 marked an end to the hugely successful franchise, and Jennifer Lawrence made sure they went out in style.
10. The Martian ($594 million): No one expected Ridley Scott’s The Martian to be such a hit, but crazier things have happened on Mars.