Top 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

It is common believe, but not always correct of course, that a movie with “unlimited budget” will present a good movie which always be remembered and profiting large percentage of return. We can see view movies with this common sense and we find Spiderman 3, Avatar, King Kong and many other titles on the Cinema or DVD box. Next, I like to present top 10 most expensive movie ever made in the world, include those 2 movies that I already mention.

10. King Kong (2005): US$207 million

King Kong

King Kong movie in 2005 is a reproduced movie from same title film in 1933. It is far cooler and the monsters are more realistic. It was directed by Peter Jackson and stared by Naomi Watts as main female character, Jack Black and Adrien Brody as main male character and Andy Serkis as the Giant monkey Kong. The producer prepared US$150 and he had to add another 57 million dollar to beauty the movie with charmer special effects. Released in December 14, 2005, the movie was returning US$550 million gross revenue for Universal Pictures

9. Superman Returns (2006): US$209 million
Premier: June 21st, 2006 (Los Angeles)


Came from DC Comics, Superman Return was returning US$ 391+ million. The movie is starred by Brandon Routh as the Superman himself and it was directed by Bryan Singer. Other casts who appeared on the movie are Kevin Spacey as the antagonist, Kate Bosworth as Lana, James Marsden, Parker Posey and Frank Langella

8. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006): US$210 million
Premier: May 26, 2006.

xmen last stand

X-Men: The Last stand or X-Men 3 is playing by Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, and many more. The fantasy heroes’ movie was directed Brett Gartner after the former director, Bryan Singer, left the project to direct Superman Return. The returning gross of the movie was US$459+ millions

7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006): US$225 million
Premier: July 7th, 2006

pirates of the caribbean dead mans chest

Pirates of the Caribbean appears 2 times on the list and the first one was returning gross revenue over a billion dollar. Directed by Gore Verbinski, the movie was featured by Johnny Deep as Captain Jack Sparrow, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgard, Bill Nighy and Naomie Harris

6. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008): US$225 million
Premier: May and June 2008

chronicles Prince of Narnia

Andrew Adamson took in charge on the director seat and he picked Ben Barnes, Georgie Hensley, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Sergio Castellitto and Liam Neeson as the main characters on the movie. It was premiered in US followed by UK a month later. The movie was returning US$ 419+million grossly.

5. Avatar (2009): US $237 million Premier: December 10, 2009 in UK

December 18, 2009 in US


The movie is written and directed by James Cameron. The main characters are Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Sigourney Weaver Zoe , Saldana Giovanni Ribisi, and Michelle Rodriguez. It was one of most popular movie in 2009/2010 and grossing nearly 3 billion dollar or US$ 2, 78 billion to be precisely

4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009): US$250 million
Premier: July 15, 2009

Harry Potter half blood prince

The story of the movie was taken from same title series novel by J.K Rowling. David Yates directed the movie and it was stared by Daniel Radcliffe as the main protagonist together with Ron Weasley, and Emma Watson. The movie hit a huge break at US$ 939+ million gross revenue
3. Spider-man 3 (2007): US$ 258 million Premier: April 16th, 2007 in Japan

May 6th, 2007 in US

spiderman 3

Sam Raimi wrote and directed the film. It is featured by Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst as main protagonists and supported by James Franco, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church, J.K Simmons, and many more. The movie was grossing $890+ million in total

2. Tangled (2010):$260 million Premier: November 17th and 24th @ France and US

January 28th in UK


Tangled is a musical animation film that was taken from the legendary folklore Rapunzel. Walt Disney Animation was the producer of the movie. The voice characters were filled by Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy. The gross profit of the movie is US$ 449+Million .

1. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007):US $300 million

Premier: May 24, 2007

Pirates of the carribean at world end

Once again, Gore Verbinski directed one of the most successful movies in 2007. The movie was returning US$960, 9 million. There is nothing with the main protagonist characters. As additional cast, we can find a legendary Hong Kong actor, Chow Yun-fat, here.

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is the most expensive movie in this list and in the world. This year, we will probably see a new movie that is pricier than this one. Lets we wait it together

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