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This is because the high number of viewers implies that the quality of the film being made has met the standards and expectations of the audience. Launch from Box Office Mojo, here are the ten highest grossing films of all time as of July-August 2020.
1. Avengers: End Game (2019)
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Avengers: Endgame is the highest grossing film of all time with a profit of up to IDR 39 trillion.
This film produced by Marvel Studio and Walt Disney Pictures is able to reap a profit of up to USD2,797 billion, or around IDR39 trillion.
This film made by Joe and Anthony Russo is indeed very loved by fans of the Marvel Studio Universe (MCU). With a duration of 182 minutes, the audience is invited to see the final struggle of the Avengers who are trying to restore the order of the universe, by fighting Thanos’ main rival (Josh Brolin) and his troops.
Several Avengers such as Steve Rogers / Captain America (Chris Evans), Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) to Thor (Chris Hemsworth) received help from Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), enlivening this sequel.
2. Avatar (2009)
This film by the famous director James Cameron has made a profit of USD2,790 billion, or around IDR39 trillion. Avatar even perched for 10 years to become the highest grossing film in the world, before being shifted by Avengers: Endgame.
This Sci-fi genre film immediately boomed and received a lot of praise and appreciation thanks to its visual effects and its success in using motion capture shooting techniques.
With a film duration of 161 minutes, the audience will be invited to see life in the future in 2154 AD. This film tells of a place called Pandora, whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, and is inhabited by the Na’vi tribe.
3. Titanic (1997)
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Titanic is one of the highest grossing films of all time which is often played on television stations
Again, James Cameron, this film was even lined up as one of the best films of all time in the romantic-tragedy genre. Titanic managed to get a viewing profit of USD2,196 billion, or equivalent to IDR 32 trillion.
This film tells the twists and turns of the journey of Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) and Jack Dawson (Leonardo Dicaprio) with a backdrop of a magnificent and wrecked titanic ship.
The love story of an aristocratic woman who is confined, along with a man who is not with a free soul seems to be the most romantic spice created through this 195-minute film.
4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
This film is the first sequel to the Star Wars trilogy, which was able to make a profit of USD2,068 billion, or around IDR 30 trillion.
This film by JJ Abrams tells the story of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who is the last Jedi (the hero of keeping peace and justice in the Galactic Empire) is missing. Luke is also under threat of being annihilated by the First Order Organization which has risen again after the destruction of the Galactic Empire.
In this film, there are at least three Indonesian players who join. They are Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arief Rahman.
5. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
The film, which was produced by Kevin Feige, is able to generate profits of up to USD2,048 billion, or equivalent to IDR29.9 trillion.
In this film, the Avengers fight against Thanos (Josh Brolin), who has the ambition to destroy life throughout the universe. To pave the way, Thanos needs six infinity stones which have the highest power and are scattered throughout the universe.
These six stones can make their owner control life, space, time and everything. It overwhelmed the Avengers.
6. Jurassic World (2015)
This film by director Colin Trevorrow is able to make him make a profit of USD1,670 billion, or the equivalent of IDR24.4 trillion.
Jurassic World is also the fourth film in the Jurassic Park film series which began in 1993.With a film duration of 124 minutes, viewers will be invited to see the story of two brothers Zach Mitchell (Nick Robinson) and Gray Mitchell (Ty Simpkins) while visiting Jurassic World, an amusement park. dinosaurs on Isla Nublar.
They are privileged, because their aunt Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) is the operations manager. But due to a mistake, the park is very chaotic because one of the dinosaurs with a dangerous and terrible species escapes.
This makes Claire helped by Owen Grady (Chris Pratt), a former marine soldier, and trainer of four Velociraptor, to save her nephew’s life, as well as save Jurassic Park and the species in it.
7. The Lion King (2019)
This American adventure drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures has made a profit of USD1,656 billion, or equivalent to IDR24.2 trillion.
This film is a photorealistic computer animation remake of the 1994 film of the same title. This film by director Jon Favreau tells the story of Simba, a young lion who has a dream to become a lion king like his father, Mufasa.
But his dream was thwarted by his uncle who was cunning and intended to ascend the throne of the lion king and the jungle. With a duration of 118 minutes, the audience will be spoiled by Simba’s cute and knightly attitude.
8. The Avengers (2012)
The film, which is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, has made a profit of USD1.518 billion, or around IDR22.2 trillion.
The sixth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) also won the 2013 Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
The Avenger is a film that carries the sci-fi action genre which tells about the fight of superheroes against creatures from Planet Asgard who have evil intentions to rule the earth and its contents, namely Loki aka Chitauri (Tom Hiddleston).
Loki planned this after learning about research on the Tesseract Crystal carried out by Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, Law-Enforcement Division (SHIELD).
9. Fast and Furious 7 (2015)
This film by James Wan managed to make a profit of USD1,515 billion, or equivalent to IDR22.1 trillion.
The best-selling Hollywood film of all time is highly anticipated by the audience, because it is known that the actor Paul Walker passed away before the Fast & Furious 7 film hit theaters.
This film tells the story of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), and other crew members who intend to undergo a peaceful period and return to the US, after defeating Owen Shaw.
10. Frozen II (2019)
Animated films that managed to earn a work income of USD1,450 billion, or around IDR 21.2 trillion.
Frozen II is an American computer-animated fantasy musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It is also the second sequel to the animated film Frozen which aired in 2013.
This film tells the continuation of the adventures of Elsa and Anna in a magical forest. The audience will be invited to follow the adventures of Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven who begin their journey to leave the kingdom of Arendelle.
Well, the 10 best-selling films of all time that have been mentioned, can be a smart option when you are confused about what movie to watch. Especially to kill boredom during the corona virus pandemic (covid-19) like now.