There are numerous Hollywood movies released in 2012. Some movies have done good business at the box office and some are average. 2011 proved to be a kickass movie year for filmmakers as well as audiences. Movienasha compiled a list of the highest Grossing Movies of 2011 in Hollywood. They are arranged according to their rank starting from bottom to top. Please leave comments or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice. Your comments and feedback are most welcome!
Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of 2011
10. Cars 2 (2011)
Cars 2 is an American computer-animated action comedy spy movie directed by John Lasseter and produced by Denise Ream. It was released on June 24, 2011, and features the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, and Eddie Izzard. The movie is the sequel to the 2006 movie Cars. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2011 but has received mixed reviews from critics. It ranked no. 1 on its opening weekend in the U.S. and Canada. The movie was made with a budget of $200 million and grossed over $559.9 million worldwide.
9. The Smurfs (2011)
The Smurfs is an American 3D live-action/ computer-animated comedy movie directed by Raja Gosnell and produced by Jordan Kerner. It was released on July 29, 2011, starring Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara, Tim Gunn, Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, Fred Armisen, and so on. It is the first CGI/live-action hybrid movie in The Smurfs trilogy. It is based on The Smurfs by Peyo. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2011 which grossed over $563.7 million. It was made under the budget of $110 million. It was nominated for various Awards including Favorite Movie and Favorite Voice in an Animated Film: Ketty Perry.
8. The Hangover Part II (2011)
It is an American comedy movie directed by Todd Philips, produced by Legendary Pictures, and distributed by Warner Bros.Pictures. It is the second movie in the Hangover trilogy. It was released on May 26, 2011, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Jeffrey Tambor, Justin Bartha, and Paul Giamatti. The movie received mostly negative reviews from critics but it became the highest grossing movies of 2011 as well as an R-rated comedy movie. It was made under the budget of $80 million and grossed over $586.8 million.
7. Fast Five (2011)
Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heist is an American action movie directed by Justin Lin and produced by Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel. It was released on April 29, 2011, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Matt Schulze, Ludacris, Sung Kang, and so on. It is a really good movie to watch. I had also watched that movie. The action, stunt, performance, cars, racing in the movie was marvelous. It is the fifth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. It is based on the characters by Gary Scott Thompson. It was made under the budget of $125 million and grossed over $626.1 million at the box office. It is one of the 7th highest grossing movies of 2011 which generally received positive reviews from critics.
6. Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Kung Fu Panda 2 is an American computer-animated movie directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and produced by Melissa Cobb. It is an action comedy-drama martial arts movie which was released on May 26, 2011, starring Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, James Hong, Jackie Chan. It is the second installment of the Kung Fu Panda trilogy and is the sequel to the 2008 movie Kung Fu Panda. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2011 made under the budget of $150 million and $665.7 million. The movie generally received positive reviews from critics.
5. Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol (2011)
Mission: Impossible 4 is a good movie to watch. I had also watched that movie and I really liked it. It is an American action spy movie directed by Brad Bird and produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk. It was released on December 16, 2011, starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, and Vladimir Mashkov. It is the fourth installment in the Mission: Impossible series. It is based on Mission: Impossible by Bruce Geller. It became the highest grossing Mission: Impossible film and also from the highest grossing movies of 2011. It was made under the budget of $145 million and grossed over $694.7 million worldwide. The movie was nominated for many awards including Best Fight, Best Director, Best Music, Best Editing, Best Action or Adventure Film, Best Supporting Actress, and many others.
4. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011)
Breaking Dawn-Part 1 is an American romantic fantasy movie directed by Bill Condon and produced by Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, Stephenie Meyer. It was released on November 18, 2011, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, and many others. It is based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. The first part of a two-part movie forms the fourth installment in The Twilight Saga series. This movie is the top highest grossing movies of 2011. It was made with a budget of $110 million and grossed over $712.17 million worldwide.
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
It is a 2011 American fantasy swashbuckler movie directed by Rob Marshall and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It was released on May 20, 2011, starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush. It is the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. It is based on the novel On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers. It was the first movie in the series to be released in IMAX 3D and Disney Digital 3D formats. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2011 in Hollywood made under the budget of $378.5 million and grossed over $1.046 billion.
2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Transformers 3 is an American science fiction action movie directed by Michael Bay and produced by Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto, Ian Bryce, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura. It was released on June 29, 2011, starring Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson, Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Dunn, and many others. It is the third installment of the live-action Transformers film series. It is based on Transformers by Hasbro. This was the last movie in the series to involve the original human characters. It was made under the budget of $195 million and grossed over $1.123 billion. This movie is also from the highest grossing movies of 2011 It was nominated for various Awards including Best 3D movie, Best F/X , Favorite Movie, Best Cameo, Best Sound Mixing, Worst Director, Worst Picture and many others.
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2 (2011)
It is an epic fantasy movie directed by David Yates and produced by David Heyman, J.K. Rowling, and David Barron. It was released on 15 July 2011 starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson. It is the eighth and final installment in the Harry Potter film series. It is based on the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling. It is one of the highest grossing movies of 2011 and also the best-reviewed movies of 2011. The movie did good business at the box office for $1.3 billion. The movie was made under the budget of $250 million (shared with Part 1) and received universal critical acclaim. The movie was nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, and Best Makeup. It is a good movie to watch.
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