10 Hollywood Movies That Made The Most Profits From Desi Audiences
With Hollywood looking at Asia for a majority of the profits, it’s no wonder that the Indian audiences get to see Hollywood movies almost as soon as they release in the U.S. with many films even dubbed in many regional languages. They might not have touched the 500 crore club, but they’ve definitely made a decent profit.
These Hollywood movies tell a lot about the taste of Indian movie-goers. Here are the top 10 highest-grossing Hollywood movies of all time in India.
1. The Jungle Book – ₹ 183.94 cr
Mowgli had been a childhood favorite of a whole generation. It’s dubbed version also featured well-known Bollywood stars which made sure Indian audiences would fall in love with The Jungle Book.
2. Furious 7 – ₹ 149 cr
Fast and Furious series combines the best of outlandish and enjoyable action stunts that we all love. But Furious 7 was Paul Walker’s last on-screen performance and so it was an unmissable film for many.
3. Avatar – ₹ 145 cr
The movie that brought in the 3D film craze, James Cameron’s Avatar was a big hit in all countries around the world, including India.
4. Jurassic World – ₹ 113 cr
Many had not been able to watch Jurassic Park series in theatres, so when a reboot came around, of course, we flocked to theatres.
5. Avengers: Age of Ultron – ₹ 101 cr
The Marvel craze has only grown since the release of the first Avengers film in 2012 and its sequel was even bigger than ever.
6. Spiderman 3 – ₹ 98.50 cr
Toby Maguire was the first universally recognized Spiderman and the last film in the trilogy was a big hit worldwide and in India.
7. 2012 – ₹ 94 cr
It was believed for the longest time that the world will end in the year 2012 and this 2009 release cashed in on the pending disaster that never came to happen.
8. The Amazing Spider-Man – ₹ 87 cr
Five years after the first Spiderman trilogy, the rebooted series with a newer cast was wholeheartedly embraced by fans who wanted to see Spidey back in action.
9. Fast and Furious 8 – ₹ 84.29 cr
Even though the absence of Paul Walker was felt, fans of the series made Fast and Furious 8 a hit, and it grossed over a billion dollars internationally.
10. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – ₹ 82 cr
With the third Spiderman film in the list, it’s obvious that India’s collective favorite superhero is a guaranteed moneymaker.
Which of these highest-grossing Hollywood movies did you pay to watch in cinemas? Let us know in the comments below.
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