August 6, 2021

These are the most expensive movies ever

Although it seems that it must be related, not all the films that appear as the highest grossing in history correspond to those whose production has been more expensive; although now “Fast and Furious 9” It is breaking the mold at the US box office as reported by “Variety”, last weekend 70 million dollars were raised in 4,179 North American cinemas, neither the saga starring Vin Diesel has broken records in terms of expensive production.

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Those that appear on the list of most expensive in history are others that are not on the radar of several followers of the film industry

Pirates of the Caribbean:

The saga headed by Johnny Depp in the skin of Jack Sparrow has been crowned for 10 years as the most expensive film in history in terms of production. It cost, according to “Forbes”, the substantial figure of 410 million dollars, which is equivalent to around 343 million euros. This is the fourth installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean”, directed by Rob Marshall and, although it is not the most successful, it raised 1,000 million dollars (about 838 billion euros). It is the tape where Penelope Cruz appears in the role of Angelica Teach, who forces Jack Sparrow to embark on the Blackbeard to search for the legendary Fountain of Youth.

Avengers:

Here you can not miss the Marvel superheroes on this list. This film, the second in the saga of “The Avengers”, came to invest for its production around 370 million dollars (310 million euros approximately). In this film, directed by Joss Whedon, Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor and the rest of The Avengers face the evil robot Ultron, created by Tony Stark in order to defend the peace but which was defective and with the aim to exterminate all humanity.

After this there is also EndGame of this same saga This investment does fit if the collection is taken into account. With little difference from “Avatar”, this is the second highest grossing film in history: it has grossed 2,798 million dollars (2,297 million euros). Regarding its production, the film invested around 356 million dollars, which would be equivalent to about 298 million euros. The film, with Anthony and Joe Russo directing, marks the end of the stories of some of its characters. Again, it featured Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson in its main cast.

“Pirates of the Caribbean: at the end of the world ”(2007) again, Jack Sparrow and his Black Pearl. In a little varied list regarding titles, this film closely follows the one that occupies the third position. This is the fifth installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean”, one of the most successful and recognized worldwide in the saga, and had a budget of 350 million dollars (293 million euros). Of course, this amount of money was quite compensated at the box office, since 960 million dollars (804 million euros) were raised. In this film, Captain Sparrow is freed by Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) and Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) from the kingdom of Davy Jones, while The Flying Dutchman wreaks havoc on the seven seas.

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