Dear friends the year of 2011 has passed away and the year of 2012 started now.Hollywood does get away with making bad stuff. Sometimes it makes bad stuff look good and sometimes vice versa. This year, a lot of the films that have earned at the box office have not been creative pieces of film production and film-making. Here is the list of 10 highest-grossing Hollywood films of 2011.
10.Rio ($484 Million)
The Movie, is a 2011 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and directed by Carlos Saldanha. The title refers to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro,where the film is set. The film features the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro and Jake T. Austin.
9. Cars 2 ($551 Million)
Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action film produced by Pixar, and it is the sequel to the 2006 film, Cars. In the film, race car Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) and tow truck Mater (voiced by Larry the Cable Guy) head to Japan and Europe to compete in the World Grand Prix, but Mater becomes sidetracked with international espionage. The film is directed by John Lasseter, co-directed by Brad Lewis, written by Ben Queen, and produced by Denise Ream.Cars 2 is also the first film John Lasseter has directed since the original Cars in 2006.Is it not wonderful to see cars animated and come to action in this way? Cars 2 is surely one good movie ride to have. The way different sizes, colours and types of vehicles have been characterized in this computer-animated feature is striking. With 3D making ever car just feel present, Cars 2 has stolen the show.
8. The Smurfs ($562. 5 Million)
The Smurfs is a 2011 American 3D family film based on The Smurfs comic book series created by Peyo and the 1980s animated TV series it spawned. It was directed by Raja Gosnell and stars Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays, and Sofía Vergara. It is the first CGI/live-action hybrid film to be produced by Sony Pictures Animation and in The Smurfs trilogy.All the Smurfs are cute and adorable. A survey of the ticket sales by Sony has reported that 40% of the audiences in cinemas were that of parents. Obviously they had to accompany their kids under the age of 12 to theatres, but a child of them all would have also enjoyed the occasion of cinema-going. Although again panned by critics, the film does not hold good position in their ratings, but it is still the eighth highest grossing film of the year.
7. The Hangover Part II ($581 Million)
The Hangover Part II is a 2011 American comedy film produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and a sequel to 2009′s The Hangover. Todd Phillips directed the film in addition to co-authoring the script with Craig Mazin, and Scott Armstrong. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha. The Hangover Part II tells the story of Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug as they travel to Thailand for Stu’s wedding. After the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Stu takes no chances and opts for a safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch.It will again go down in film history as one of those sequels that spoil the whole film series.It even got nominated for a few awards. What is silly is that the filmmakers think that they can get away with making a copy of the first one. It does tell that all they are after is earning profits, which eventuall
6. Fast Five ($626 Million)
Fast Five (alternatively known as Fast & Furious 5 or Fast & Furious 5: Rio Heistis a 2011 American action film written by Chris Morgan and directed by Justin Lin. It is the fifth installment in the Fast and the Furious film series. It was released first in Australia on April 20, 2011, and then in the United States on April 29, 2011.The film was criticized for showing Rio de Janeiro as a city full of criminals. The filmmakers should avoid such stereotyping against any people or place. Despite all the controversy the awards have been bestowed on the movie.
5. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 ($657 Million)
The film is still running its round in theatres so it might pass well over the mark of a billion dollars in its earning at the box office.It appears in most lists of the worstfilms made in 2011. During viewing of the film, a lot of people had photosensitive eizures. However, part 2 is still left to be released.
4. Kung Fu Panda 2 ($665 Million)
Kung Fu Panda 2 is a 2011 3D American computer-animated action comedy film, directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the sequel to the 2008 film Kung Fu Panda, in which Po and his friends battle to stop a would-be conqueror with a powerful new weapon and a disquieting link to the giant panda’s past. The cast of the original film reprised their voice roles while the new villain, Lord Shen, is voiced by Gary Oldman. The film was released on May 26, 2011 in Real D 3D and Digital 3D.The film has been nominated for multiple awards. It has its own video game and fans of the franchise can smile knowing the fact that there are plans to make a third part and furthermore films in the series.
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides ($1,043 Million)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is a 2011 adventure fantasy film and the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Gore Verbinski, who had directed the three previous films, was replaced by Rob Marshall, while Jerry Bruckheimer again served as producer. In the film, which draws inspiration from the novel On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is joined by Angelica (Penélope Cruz) in his search for the Fountain of Youth, confronting the infamous pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane). The film was distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The film has also been released in 3D format for those who would like to feel things up close. However the critics have not been appreciative of the efforts put into it. They have criticized it for lack of originality and excessiveness in the script-writing.
2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123 Million)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a 2011 American science fiction action film based on the Transformers toy line. First released on June 23, 2011, it is the third installment of the live-action Transformers film series. Like its predecessors, Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg.With so much many invested in it making the budget of $195 million, a viewer deserves to be given a better product than this lousy job. Changing Sam Witwicky’s girl-friend in the film was not the only thing wrong with the script, but it seems to miss on everything else too. However, it is the highest earning film in the franchise and also second highest of 2011.The film’s story is set three years after the events of the second film, with the Autobots, during their collaboration with the NEST (Networked Elements: Supporters and Transformers) military force, discovering a hidden alien technology in possession of humans, which had been found by Apollo 11 on the Moon 42 years prior. However, the Decepticons unveil a plan to use the technology to enslave Humanity in order to save the home planet of the Transformers, Cybertron.The awards for which it has been nominated have been unworthy except for one which is 2011 Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards’ Obviously Worst Film Award.
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 ($1,328 Million)
Friends here is the movie that is on top in top ten list. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 epic fantasy film directed by David Yates and the second of two films based on the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling. It is the eighth and final instalment in the Harry Potter film series, written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman, David Barron, and Rowling. The story continues to follow Harry Potter’s quest to find and destroy Lord Voldemort’s Horcruxes.It was released worldwide from 13-15 July and it is the only film in the series to be made in 3D. It has been highly praised by critics and is considered amongst the best released in 2011 and features in the list of the best films. It is the highest grossing film of the year as well as of the series and is the third highest of all time.
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