Jaws, a 1975 masterpiece by Steven Spielberg, just made a comeback. For the first time ever, the movie is being viewed in 3D. The Godfather was officially surpassed as the highest grossing films of all time by Jaws in January 1976. It’s a name that has appeared in a lot of movies throughout film history, all of which shed light on the fashions of their respective eras. All of the movies that have staked claim to the moniker “largest ever” are listed below.
1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Director(s)- Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
After Thanos snatches away half of all life, the Avengers are now disperse and in split. The Avengers and their allies must reunite now that they have a means of undoing the harm and learn to put their differences aside in order to work together to make things right. Along the road, the Avengers come to the realisation that sacrifices must be made as they get ready for the ultimate showdown with Thanos. He will see the heroes engage in their most difficult conflict to date.
2. Avatar (2009)
Director- James Cameron
The Na’vi are creatures who appear basic. Though, are highly evolved. They inhabit the beautiful extraterrestrial world of Pandora. Because of the planet’s toxic environment, human/Na’vi hybrids known as Avatars are required to attach to human minds. In order to be able to walk freely on Pandora. Through one of these Avatars, Jake Sully, a paraplegic former Marine, regains his mobility and develops feelings for a Na’vi lady. He gets lure into a struggle for the continuation of her planet as his friendship with her deepens.
3. Titanic (1997)
Director- James Cameron
When the Titanic sank on April 10, 1912, young Rose boarded the ship with the upper-class passengers, her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. 84 years later, Rose DeWitt Bukater, now 100 years old, tells her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell, and Anatoly Mikailavich the story about her life. Meanwhile, third-class tickets on the ship are won by Jack Dawson, a vagrant and artist, and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi in a game. And she recounts the entire account, beginning with the Titanic’s departure and ending with its demise at 2:20 in the morning on April 15, 1912, on its first and final journey.
4. Jurassic Park (1993)
Director- Steven Spielberg
The creator of the bio-engineering corporation InGen, visionary millionaire John Hammond, invites three specialists to see the glories of the first-ever dinosaur preserve and assuage the investors’ concerns. But when a catastrophic malfunction lets loose the imprisoned prehistoric creatures, the hand-selected guests’ wide-eyed joy on the remote island of Isla Nublar will quickly turn into sheer horror. Because of this, the vicious Tyrannosaurus Rex, the species’ top predator, is out hunting for new prey.
5. E.T. the Extra- Terrestrial (1982)
Director- Steven Spielberg
An unimportant extraterrestrial who was with his party of covert visitors gets abandon on Earth and finds himself in a frighteningly weird and foreign environment. Lucky for him, a lonely 10-year-old kid called Elliott finds him when he is alone and afraid. After the initial shock wears off, Elliott chooses to take him home and gives him the name “E.T.” A friendship will gradually develop, and as our friendly blue planet transforms into a prison full of threats and government agents, Elliott and his band of rescues will need to move quickly to find a solution to get E.T. back with his extraterrestrial family. Even though Elliott will lose an unexpected yet good buddy as a result.
6. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
Director- George Lucas
In an effort to put an end to the Galactic Empire’s revolt, the brutal Darth Vader-led Imperial Forces are holding Princess Leia captive. In order to save the lovely princess, support the Rebel Alliance, and bring back freedom and justice to the Galaxy, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, the Millennium Falcon’s captain, collaborate with the friendly droid team R2-D2 and C-3PO.
7. Jaws (1975)
Director- Steven Spielberg
Martin Brody, the new police chief of the small summer resort town of Amity Island, has reasons to think that the mangled body of the missing teenage swimmer found washed up on shore is the work of a predatory shark, only one short week before the annual Fourth of July celebrations. Brody insists on closing the beaches out of concern for the unwary tourists, but greed and Mayor Larry Vaughn block protection, leading to a string of additional horrific assaults. All eyes are now focused on the deep blue ocean as Brody searches for the uncontested king of the sea—a monster, slate-grey great white shark that patrols the waves in search of human flesh—along with the marine biologist Matt Hooper and the skilled shark killer, Quint.
8. The Godfather (1972)
Director- Francis Ford Coppola
The ailing don and leader of the Corleone Mafia Family is Vito Corleone. Michael, his youngest son, arrived home from the war in time to witness Connie Corleone’s nuptials to Carlo Rizzi. Michael only wants to lead a normal life despite the fact that his entire family is implicated in the Mafia. Virgil Sollozzo, a drug dealer, is looking for Mafia groups to provide him with protection in exchange for a cut of the proceeds from the sale of drugs. He talks to Don Corleone about it.
However, the Don rejects the offer because he has a moral objection to heroin use, much to the dismay of the Don’s attorney Tom Hagen. Sollozzo orders several of his hit men to shoot the Don down because this displeases him. The Corleone family is torn apart as a result of the Don narrowly making it out alive, which motivates his son Michael to start a bloody mob war against Sollozzo.
9. The Sound of Music (1965)
Director- Robert Wise
The widowed Captain Georg Von Trapp runs his house close to Salzburg, Austria, like the ship he formerly oversaw. That changes when Maria, the new governess for his seven children, arrives from the abbey. Everyone is inspired to sing and find delight in the little things, such as raindrops on windowpanes, by their romps over the hills. The Captain throws a party to present his new fiancée, Elsa, with a fresh sense of life. At that point, Maria realises she does not want to become a nun. Instead, she marries the Captain. When Austria’s new German authorities demand that the Captain return to military service, the happily ever after portion is jeopardised.
10. Gone With The Wind (1939)
Director- Victor Fleming
Scarlett is a strong lady who can handle a war-torn country, the burning of Atlanta, the Union Army robbing her beloved Tara of everything, and the arrival of carpetbaggers after the war. Scarlett is gorgeous. She is vivacious. But his calm cousin Melanie will get married to Ashley, the man she has coveted for so long. Scarlett receives a warning from Mammy to be respectful at the Twelve Oaks party. On the day the Civil War starts, there is a new man there. Butler, Rhett When she begs Ashley to pick her over Melanie, Scarlett doesn’t realise he is present.
11. The Birth Of A Nation (1915)
Director- D.W. Griffith
The epic American Civil War story by D.W. Griffith, mostly from the viewpoint of the South. The novel primarily focuses on the difficulties two families—one from the north and the other from the south—face during the conflict. heavily biassed in favour of the Confederates, who are honourable and correct, and against the vile and scrupulous Yankees. The Ku Klux Klan emerges as the protectors of the white populace when Black Union forces occupy Piedmont, South Carolina.
In conclusion, the highest grossing films are often those that appeal to a wide audience and offer an exciting and engaging storyline. Some of the top grossing films of all time include “Avatar,” “Titanic,” and “Avengers: Endgame.” These films have captivated audiences around the world and continue to be popular choices for moviegoers. While box office success does not always equate to critical acclaim, these films have proven to be both commercially and artistically successful.