January 4, 2010

Top Story –
Avatar becomes the fastest movie ever to achieve $1bn (£625.6m) in ticket sales around the world according to 20th Century Fox and it’s done it in just 17 days. Apparently it is the most expensive film ever made. The film Lord of the Rings – The Return of The King was the highest grossing film in the last decade only making $1.12bn in total.
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Top List –

Highest-grossing films of 2009 in the United States

Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross
1. Avatar Fox $2,749,064,328[2]
2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Warner Bros. $934,416,487
3. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox / Blue Sky $886,686,817
4. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount / DreamWorks $836,303,693
5. 2012 Columbia $769,304,749
6. Up Disney / Pixar $731,342,744
7. The Twilight Saga: New Moon Summit $709,827,462
8. Sherlock Holmes Warner Bros. $524,028,679
9. Angels & Demons Columbia / Imagine $485,930,816
10. The Hangover Warner Bros. / Legendary $467,483,912

Source: “2009 Worldwide Grosses”. Box Office Mojo.

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