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10 highest grossing movies of 2017

Update : 22 Dec 2017, 09:54 PM
Almost all the movies that made it big in the box office this year again were sequels, reboots or remakes. With “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Fate of the Furious” and “Despicable Me 3” grossing over $1 billion worldwide, it looks like the age of movie franchises is here to stay. The list will definitely change by the end of next week with “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” lurking at the 14th position just after one weekend at the box office. According to boxofficemojo, here are the 10 biggest blockbusters of 2017.

Beauty and the Beast

Director: Bill CondonSynopsis: A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.Worldwide Gross: $1,263.5 Million

The Fate of the Furious

Director: F. Gary GraySynopsis: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.Worldwide Gross: $1,235.8 Million

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Director: James GunnSynopsis: Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is revealed.Worldwide Gross: $863.6 Million

Spider-man Homecoming

Director: Jon WattsSynopsis: Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.Worldwide: $880.2 Million

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Director:  Joachim Ronning, Espen SandbergSynopsis: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.Worldwide Gross: $794.9 Million


Director: Andy MuschiettiSynopsis: A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.Worldwide Gross: $698.1 Million  

Wolf Warrior 2

Director: Jing WuSynopsis: China’s deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.Worldwide: $870.3 Million

Despicable Me 3

Director: F. Gary GraySynopsis: Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.Worldwide Gross: $1,033.5 Million  

Thor: Ragnarok

Director: Taika WaititiSynopsis: Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.Worldwide Gross: $800 Million

Wonder Woman

Director: Patty JenkinsSynopsis: When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.Worldwide Gross: $820 Million
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