Top 10 most expensive films in the history of cinema

Hollywood is a home to hundreds of films ever released. And in Hollywood anyway most of the most expensive films in cinematic history.

But in Hollywood there is usually no data or detailed budget reports sent from the original movie, but thanks to the details of production, interviews with people who do x production, marketing and advertising, it can be seen the cost of the film or at least get a good idea of the cost this.

All cost figures films modified with inflation, because it is not the same as the cost of production of a film that was released in 1997 for example the Titanic, with the premiere of this year, so that in this way, we will be more aware of how much it costs really spent.

We can start from a list of the most expensive films ever made:
Note: Figures shown in U.S. dollars (USD).

1. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End-$337 million

The third installment of the Pirates of Caribbean saga has a budget of $ 300 million dollars, but if we make a small adjustment for inflation dollars, would be $337 million in today's dollars, so the most expensive film in the history of cinema.
The film was directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, released in English-speaking countries on May 25, 2007, reaching not only the most expensive movie ever, if not the highest grossing film of 2007, with more than $900 million in revenue.

2. Titanic-$290 million

The film was directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. This is a movie that has almost everything, romance, suspense, action and a bit of adventure, which is based on the tragic story of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.
Titanic in 1997 is estimated to have a total cost of $ 200 million equivalent to $290 million dollars at the moment, but this high budget has the advantage, being the winner of 11 Oscars, and raising more than $2 billion.

3. Spider-Man-$289 million

Spider-Man 3 is a science fiction film, based on the graphic novel of the same name and was released on May 4, 2007. Despite having a diverse mix of criticism, immediately became a commercial success, reaching $ 59 million dollar increase is only the first day of release in the United States, second only to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which was launched the same year.
Now if we talk about the cost of production, we are talking about $ 258 million, but it was in 2007, so if we adjust this year (2014) will be approximately $289 million dollars.

4. Tangled-$277 million

Tangled Tangled or in English, is an animated fantasy, this is a film that tells the story of a daughter with a strange magic hair loss, longing to escape her isolated tower. Against the will of her mother, she decided to accept help from strangers to take her to a world she had never seen.
This film took nearly 6 years of production and cost about $260 million dollars is equivalent to $277 million dollars today. In response to this supply of high quality, both in sound production, effects and more importantly a good story, he managed to collect $590 million worldwide, took a lot of positive reviews and was also nominated for an Oscar as best original song.

5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince-$271 million

It is the sixth installment of the Harry Potter heptalogĂ­a, it is a fantasy film, drama and adventure, directed by David Yates, the director of the whole saga. The album was released worldwide on July 15, 2009 and based on the novel by JK Rowling, published in 2005.
This film has a production cost of $250 million, this equates to (because of inflation) $271 million in current dollars. Is the commercial impact, grossing over $ 930 million worldwide, which stand out for special effects. Also nominated for best picture Oscar.

6. Waterworld-$262 million

Time for a science fiction movie Waterworld which brings us to the post-apocalyptic scenarios about the year 2500, was released on July 28, 1995, directed by Reynolds Kejun and distributed by Universal Pictures.
Waterworld has an estimated budget of $172 million which, if we adjust this year, will be more than $260 million and had total revenue of $264 million, exceeding what is expected from the beginning.

7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest-$259 million

Once again we come to the Pirates of the Caribbean series, better known as The Dead Man's Chest, was released in the United States on July 7, 2006 receive a diverse mix of criticism, some of them critically praised the special effects and the plot and other production time, with more than $1000.000.000 dollars collected worldwide and also won an Oscar for special effects.
Now if we talk in terms of production costs, is approximately $225 million ($259 million with inflation adjusted)

8. Avatar-$257 million

Once again we find the name of James Cameron, but this time with the movie Avatar a science fiction film that was released in 2009, but development of the Avatar began in 1994 and was supposed to be aired after the Titanic, but according to Cameron, the necessary technology for the production of the film has not been available.
Currently full release positive reviews, many praising the innovative special effects, and became the second best-selling movie of all time, with more than $2700 million dollars raised, second only to Gone with the Wind to $3.3 billion.
Besides nominated nine times for Academy Awards won 3 of their reach.
Anyway, if we are talking only of the budget, said was $237 million, which amounts to appropriate $257 million.

9. John Carter-$253 million

John Carter is a sci- fi adventure produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Andrew Stanton. The film was released in March 2012, and has received a lot of negative reviews and was generally considered a box office failure, though it has a small advantage (achievement increase $284 million).
Has a budget of $250 million, which would adjust if $253 million. This high budget and the delay caused by the incorporation of a new effect that is equivalent to the current technology.

10. Spider-Man 2-$246 million

Finally, completing the list of the 10 most expensive movie in the history of cinema, we find Spider-Man 2, which was released on June 30, 2004, with the original budget of $200 million (adjusted for inflation would be $246 ). Although the achievement of high budget generates more than $ 700 million profit and full of positive reviews, also won the Oscar for best visual effects. Because of this great success, helped push successfully for Spider-Man 3.

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