Weekend Meme: "Grossest" Films Meme

>> Saturday, December 05, 2009

I haven't seen a movie for quite a few months. Sure, the boyfriend and I had rented a few movies but nothing too memorable. I think the last movie I saw in theater was Zombieland, which was fun. The last movie I saw on TV was a zombie movie called Mulberry Street that I kinda liked, so you know what my movie trend is now. I'm not quite persuaded that I should see New Moon, Red Cliff or Ninja Assassin. No movies in theaters or coming up that I really wanted to see. Weird, because usually during holidays there would be some amazing movies coming up. Besides Nine (The Musical), since the cast is amazing, I'm hoping that it would be what Chicago could be or even better.

I saw this list at Advertising Is Good For You a few days ago which is a list of highest gross movies of this decade originated at Wikipedia.

As in all the other movie meme,

- Bold the movie if you’ve seen it.
- Put asterisks next to the movies you’ve seen and really liked.
- If you saw a film and hated it, cross it out.

Reasons on why you like/hate it would be appreciated.

***1. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line; 2003) $1,119,110,941
A great ending to a great trilogy. Liv Tyler was so pretty in it.

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Disney; 2006) $1,066,179,725

3. The Dark Knight (Warner Bros.; 2008) $1,001,921,825

4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Warner Bros.; 2001) $974,733,550

5. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Disney; 2007) $960,996,492

6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Warner Bros.; 2007) $938,212,738

7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Warner Bros.; 2009) $929,022,922

8. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (New Line; 2002) $925,282,504

9. Shrek 2 (DreamWorks; 2004) $919,838,758

10. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Warner Bros.; 2005) $895,921,036

11. Spider-Man 3 (Columbia; 2007) $890,871,626

12. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Warner Bros.; 2002) $878,643,482

13. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (20th Century Fox; 2009) $878,615,229

14. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line; 2001) $870,761,744

15. Finding Nemo (Disney/Pixar; 2003) $864,625,978

16. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (20th Century Fox; 2005) $848,754,768

17. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (Paramount; 2009) $833,229,011

***18. Spider-Man (Columbia; 2002) $821,708,551
I was super excited to see Spider-Man on the big screen for the very first time.

19. Shrek the Third (DreamWorks; 2007) $798,958,162
Overstayed its welcome a little bit.

20. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Bros.; 2004) $795,634,069

21. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Paramount; 2008) $786,636,033

22. Spider-Man 2 (Columbia; 2004) $783,766,341

23. The Da Vinci Code (Sony/Columbia; 2006) $758,239,851

Not as good as it can be, I'm still not convinced by Tom Hanks as a middle aged action hero.

24. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Disney; 2005) $745,011,272

25. The Matrix Reloaded (Warner Bros.; 2003) $742,128,461

26. Transformers (DreamWorks/Paramount; 2007) $709,709,780

27. Ice Age: The Meltdown (20th Century Fox; 2006) $655,388,158

28. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Disney; 2003) $654,264,015

29. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (20th Century Fox; 2002) $649,398,328

30. Kung Fu Panda (DreamWorks; 2008) $631,736,484
A little too formulated and unnecessary.

31. The Incredibles (Disney/Pixar; 2004) $631,442,092

32. Hancock (Columbia; 2008) $624,386,746

33. Ratatouille (Disney/Pixar; 2007) $623,707,397

34. The Passion of the Christ (Newmarket; 2004) $611,899,420

Come on!

35. Mamma Mia! (Universal; 2008) $609,841,637
Pierce Brosnan, much like Richard Gere should never be casted in a musical.

36. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (DreamWorks; 2008) $603,900,344

37. Casino Royale (MGM/Columbia; 2006) $594,239,066

38. War of the Worlds (DreamWorks/Paramount; 2005) $591,745,540

39. Quantum of Solace (MGM/Columbia; 2008) $586,090,727

40. I Am Legend (Warner Bros.; 2007) $585,349,010

***41. Iron Man (Paramount; 2008) $585,133,287
I was super excited to see Iron Man realized on screen and brilliantly at that.

42. Night at the Museum (20th Century Fox; 2006) $574,480,450

43. King Kong (Universal; 2005) $550,517,357

44. Mission: Impossible II (Paramount; 2000) $546,388,105

45. The Day After Tomorrow (20th Century Fox; 2004) $544,272,402

46. Madagascar (DreamWorks; 2005) $532,680,671

47. The Simpsons Movie (20th Century Fox; 2007) $527,071,022

48. Monsters, Inc. (Disney/Pixar; 2001) $525,366,597

49. WALL-E (Disney/Pixar; 2008) $521,268,237

50. Meet the Fockers (Universal; 2004) $516,642,939

Ben Stiller is a bit tired in these comedy where he embarrasses himself.

Well, I can't say I hated many of them and of course, or else they won't be movies with the highest gross, but I'm surprised to find I didn't really LOVE many of them. I guess you don't have to be a superb film for people to buy tickets to go see. Kids films and fantasy series seems to be big sellers, interesting...

Anywho, have a great weekend!

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