One of the best entertainment media is the silver screen. It has been around for over a century now and still remains to be one of the best sources of interacting with the fantasy world in the most realistic manner.
Considering the high-tech technology used in movies these days, we have compiled a list of top 10 most expensive movies ever made.
These include only those movies which have already been released, hence no movie that is still in the production process is included in the list.
1. Pirates of the Carribean: At World’s End
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, released in 2007, is the third release in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. The movie stands on number one in the list as its production cost was over 300 million dollars. The movie generated approximately 961 million dollars.
2. Spider-Man 3
With a budget of 258 million dollars, Spider man 3 is on number two in our list. The movie was released in May 2007 and it generated approx 890 million dollars.
3. Quantum of Solace
The latest bond flick not only rocks the charts for being one of the most expensive movies of all times but also boasts to be the most expensive Bond movie ever with a record budget of $230 million.
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, second movie of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, released in July 2006 is placed at number three in Listphobia.com Most expensive movies list with a budget of 225 million dollars.
5. X-Men: The Last Stand
With a budget of more then 210 million dollars, X-Men stands on number 4 on our list. The movie was released in the year 2006 and it generated an approximate revenue of 460 million dollars.
6. King Kong
King Kong, released in December 2005, is the remake of 1933 movie wth the same name. The 2005 version of the movie had a budget of over 207 million dollars.
7. Superman Returns
With a budget of 204 million dollars the Superman returns, released in June 2006, is placed at number 6 in our list. Based on the fiction DC character Superman, the movie generated a revenue of around 390 million dollars.
8. Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Based on C. S Lewis’s novel Prince Caspian, this movie stands on number 7 with a budget of 200 million dollars. The movie was released in May 2008 and has so far generated a revenue of approx 240 million dollars.
9. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Terminator 3 also has a budget of 200 million dollars but it is placed at number 9. The movie was released in July 2003 and has generated a revenue of appox 430 million dollars.
Labeled as one of the most romantic and highest rated movies of all times, Titanic falls at the end of the list with a budget of 200 million and a gross revenue of approx 2 billion.
Note: This list is build upon the absolute values of budget for movies and has not been adjusted for inflation.
Author Ahsan Mukhtar