Which Movies were the Most Successful of 2014?January 2, 2015
Movies are a huge part of our society. Everybody loves to go and watch a new movie.
Each year, hundreds of movies hit the box office. Some are a huge success, while others may not even break even. Here’s a look at some of the most successful movies for 2014.
Rio 2 – $131.5 Million
This movie was the sequel to the 2011 movie and received mixed reviews. However, it still made over $130 million when it hit theaters.
Neighbors – $150.1 Million
This comedy with Seth Rogan and Zac Efron was released in May and became one of the top films rather fast. It made over $150 million mainly because of the actors, but also because it was one of the top comedies of the year.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $177 Million
This sequel was one of the top films of the year and provided plenty of success. It was critically acclaimed and praised for incredible acting and animation.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $191.2 Million
Bringing this film back in a new way allowed this franchise to make another huge hit. With Megan Fox and Johnny Knoxville providing big names, this favorite made it into the top movies for 2014.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $202.8 Million
Another Spider-Man movie making it to the top isn’t a surprise. Just about every Spider-Main movie is a must-see for many.
Maleficent – $241.4 Million
A twist on the classic story of “Sleeping Beauty”, Maleficent was one of the highest grossing moving of the year. It provides plenty of action and a good fairytale for all ages to enjoy.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 – $276.8 Million
Any Hunger Games movie is going to be a hit. However, this one was the most successful yet. It was released in November and the theaters filled up very quickly.
Guardians of the Galaxy – $332.4 Million
This movie was the most successful by far. It was the only movie to gross more than $300 million for the year and toppled all other movies released in 2014.
These are some of the top grossing movies for 2014. Many others made a splash at the theaters, but these were the most successful.