This past weekend propelled in the American top box-office the strongest debut of this year. The Hunger Games has managed to surpass the debut of strong franchises like Iron Man, Twilight and Pirates of the Caribbean and what is even more impressive is that this performance recorded without being released in the summer (when movie attendance increases) and without a sequel.
10. Shrek the Third
A third was more luck in the financial plan for the Shrek franchise, earnings of $ 122 million completely ignoring the views of critics who have designated as the worst film in franchise history. In this animated family tale filled with characters ogre Shrek is about to increase and the pressure is even greater as Shrek must find him and bring him to the throne, on Arthur, the nephew of the King.
When the producer David Heyman, David Barron and author JK Rowling has decided to launch the end of Harry Potter in two parts, knew that this move will bring several hundred million dollars more. Launched in summer 2010, Harry Potter and the Deatlhy Hallows Part I continued success of other films in franchise and became the third most powerful debut from the series, the strongest debut of 2010 and the 9th most powerful debut of all time.
08. Iron Man 2
Comic book of Marvel Company has served as inspiration for a blockbuster which in 2008 secured his strong comeback of Robert Downey Jr. The second, launched in 2010 and directed by Jon Favreau also generated record revenue, even if not raised established the first film in the trilogy planned. The action takes place 6 months after what happened in the first film and immediately before the events of Thor.
The second film in the franchise Pirates of the Caribbean – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was released in 2006, the year it made headlines, even though it was greeted with mixed criticism. In the first three days of running the generated revenue of $ 136 million and was, in the period film that has the quickest $1 billion in worldwide box-office. He was nominated for four categories of the prestigious Academy Awards: best art direction, sound editing, sound mixing and won a statuette visual effects.
As the end of Harry Potter and Twilight series split into two films screening final novel. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson returning to the roles of actors, big fuss of this film is the wedding scene for which Bella wore a dress designed by Carolina Hererra with an estimated $35,000, but the scene of birth, which was written in the press that has caused some seizures.
05. New Moon
If the first part of the franchise world has sparked interest from a story between a mortal and a vampire, the second was launched taking a lot of fans waiting adolescents found Stepheniei Meyer books and were looking forward to them see Bella and Edward on the big screen again. Also, physical changes through which Taylor Lautner – from introverted to muscular shaggy wolf certainly aroused interest of many fans.
04. Spider-Man 3
If vampires, werewolves, pirates, witches and ogres children real gains generated green house, it was obvious that a superhero like Spider-Man will enjoy an impressive fan base, especially the protagonist became a trilogy directed by Sam Raimi. Pending a final epic franchise that has had on Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst in the roles of actors, enthusiasts comics / superheroes and not only stormed cinemas, generating in launch weekend $ 151 million.
03. The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games is adapting the first novel in a fantasy trilogy for young adults, written by Suzanne Collins, the screenings will be continued with two other books: Catching Fire and Mockingjay. For Jennifer Lawrence, an actress who was seen in Winter’s Bone independent production, the title role in The Hunger Games is her ticket to worldwide recognition. Accompanied by Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in this adventure, she plays Jennifer Katniss Everdeen, a teenager aged 16, a substitute for her younger sister Primrose in a competition broadcast live on television, entitled “The Hunger Games”.
02. The Dark Knight
Christopher Nolan is a director whose career took off in 2000 when he filmed a chronologically story confused and exciting in the movie Memento. Then cast Al Pacino in Insomnia and so made its way to bringing to life the Batman franchise. With a unique style, Nolan built a new character and gave him a serious air and dark, Christian Bale is the man behind the mask of justice. After a first part Craze, sequel The Dark Knight made Batman face to face with nemesis The Joker, played by the late Heath Ledger.
After seven films and seven novels released as Harry Potter was expected to enjoy a spectacular final, successful, especially the adventures of wizard who grew up before our eyes in the last 10 years have an end of the road. Great confrontation between Harry and Lord Voldemort was long expected by all the time and author JK Rowling has added an element of surprise, revealing a secret which I have suspected.