Hollywood Domestic Box office Zooms Past 10 Billion at a Record TimeNaveen Kumar (Author) Published Date : Nov 12, 2018 18:45 IST
The North American Box office took over the year 2018 by storm as it records the $10 billion mark at a record pace ever in the history of the box office. Movies like Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World earned big bucks at the U.S. box office helping 2018 on its way to the highest grossing calendar year ever.
The year saw two $200+ million openings and five $100+ million openings so far. The record pace is likely to be taken forward by the upcoming highly anticipated films Fantastic Beasts 2, Aquaman and other small-scale films. The industry record is held by the year 2016 which grossed $11.3 million and 2018 has seven more weeks to emerge as the highest grossing year and might also become the first year to cross $12 million mark by the end.
Recently released Venom and A Star is Born posted a surprise performance at the box office while the earlier film managed to earn big despite negative reviews and the latter one being a small scale film emerged as a huge blockbuster with big numbers. Another superhero film Deadpool 2 which is an R-rated picture earned more than $300 million domestically and the film also earned a huge fanbase around the globe.
Horror Titles A Quiet Place, Halloween, and The Nun did an exceptional business grossing more than $100 million at the box office. Current musical sensation, Bohemian Rhapsody would have touched the $100 million mark while you read as the 24th film crossing the magical mark in 2018. Meanwhile, the upcoming pictures Ralph Breaks the Internet, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Bumblebee and Mary Poppins Returns are some of the promising films in the next league to add more to the glorious year at the Box office.
Hollywood Domestic Box office Zooms Past 10 Billion at a Record Time