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THE MOST EXPENSIVE SUPERHERO MOVIES EVER MADE
Over the last ten years, movies have earned a lot of money, attracted a lot of attention and a lot of positive and negative criticism...
Several films with superheroes did not go well, nor by critics, nor in people who regularly visit cinemas. Green Lantern, Daredevil, Elektra and two films with Ghost Rider failed to experience the success that they promised which is experienced by their predecessors, such as Spider-Man, Watchmen and Batman trilogy.
But if you step back and look at the big picture, movies with superheroes have reached more ups than downs, and in the future, with the advancement of technology, we can only expect improvements. The creation of these films is by no means cheap. Regardless of whether you achieve success or failure at the box office, superhero movies are very expensive. With this in mind, we present you the top 10 most expensive movies with superheroes ever made.
10. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - $ 200 million
Fans of the classic comic book series X Men were very excited about the news of the publication of the first film on this topic. However, when it appeared, it was just one of many failures of the three X men films and two films devoted to Wolverine. The film titled X-Men: First Class has received positive reviews from fans and experts in this field, and has thus become the most successful. The most recent film in the franchise, which also holds a 10th position on our list, is: X-Men: Days of Future Past. It reached the huge commercial success and success with critics. Price of this film? Only $ 200 million. The film had earned nearly 750 million, which speaks volumes about its success.
9. Iron Man 3 (2013) - $ 200 million
The third edition of the Iron Man series, Iron Man 3, was reportedly the last release of this franchise. With a price tag of 200 million dollars for its development, this film was a hit in theaters and earned $ 1.2 billion. It received positive reviews, with one saying that darker story was refreshing in relation to the one that preceded it. Some rumors tell us that there is a possibility of the fourth film, that is, in the negotiation, and fans are saying that this time it will have the theme of the Civil War, where Iron Man and Captain America are turning against each other.
8. Green Lantern (2011) - $ 200 million
As we said at the beginning, superhero movies are very expensive, but it does not mean that will bring high profits and good reviews. Fans generally expect a lot of these movies, but not all are done well enough to get on the list of their favorites. Green Lantern is an example of such a film. With an investment of 200 million dollars, producers and Ryan Reynolds were not able to earn enough money; this film did not cover their costs even. When everything is added up at the end, they lost 90 million dollars. DC Comics have announced that they plan to present a series of films that will be associated with a man of steel, and Green Lantern is included in that. However, there was no official statement as to whether Reynolds will again be in the role of Green Lantern.
7. Spider-Man 2 (2004) - $ 200 million
In fact, all three Spider-Man films have the same budget of $ 200 million. Spider-Man 2 and The Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2nd Spider-Man 2 starring Toby Maguire had it, while in the other two issues as the main character we could see Andrew Garfield. All films have had huge profits from ticket sales, but among them all, Spider-Man 2 from Ramie’s trilogy had the best viewing angle.
6. Superman Returns (2006) - $ 204 million
The first large Superman movie after a series in which the main role was played by Christopher Reeve, Superman Returns, was a risky venture, as literally as the continuation of its films, if we understand that the events of Superman III and Superman IV did not happen. With Ruth Brandon in the role of Clark Kent, this movie did well at the box office and earned slightly more than $ 391 million. Critics gave the film good reviews, with many stressed that it was a fun and enjoyable movie with a superhero.
5. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) - $ 210 million
The most expensive film in the X-Men saga, X-Men: The Last Stand is an example of high-quoted Superhero Films, which practically no one wants to look twice. Many fans and critics have pointed out that this film is not serious and that his action is meaningless - in this film appears a remedy that “cures” mutants permanently and leaves them deprived of their power. Although the film grossed nearly $ 460 million, many say that it is precisely this issue that nearly destroyed the franchise.
4. The Avengers (2012) - $ 220 million
When in a movie you have a group of superheroes, large profits act as something quite logical, considering that many of the characters have their own TV series, which just led to this. The Avengers movie had cost the producers, Marvel Studios and Disney, $ 220 million. But we can say that this investment is worthwhile because they earned a whopping 1.52 billion. The sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron, is justifiably expected to bring even more revenue. Also, it is possible that it will take over the throne of Titanic and Avatar.
3. Man of Steel (2013) - $ 225 million
As revival of the Superman franchise, Man of Steel explores the origins of Superman or Clark Kent, or Kal El. With Henry Cavil starring as the Man of Steel, the movie did well at the box office, and earned about $ 668 million. However, the film had various comments. The critics have carefully analyzed the story of the film, which ultimately did not offer anything new. Characters are not developed enough, and consequently, the critics, nor the fans, were too pleased. Despite mediocre criticisms, DC decided that the Man of Steel is one of the main elements of the forthcoming The Justice League project, which will put an end to the Avengers.
2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - $ 230 million
As the last part of the Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises edition was very expensive - for this achievement a budget of 230 million dollars was spent. And this is still a good movie and it came in second place on our list. Also, if you ask the fans of the series and the famous Batman, they consider this film one of the best Batman movies ever made. In addition to its magnificent success, the film's director Christopher Nolan did not want to play with characters with superpowers in their series, which gave the green light to the new Batman-Superman film, in which Ben Affleck will play a major role. Many fans think that Christian Bale Batman is just perfect, much better than Affleck.
1. Spider-Man 3 (2007) - $ 258 million
The last Spider-Man movie in the series, Sam Ramie’s with Tobey Maguire starring Spider-Man 3 is generally considered to the worst movie of the series. Fans and critics say that it is embarrassing and drop down the fire by Ramie. However, one thing can not be denied - this is the Spider-Man movie that had the biggest budget and which has earned a tidy sum of money. In theaters around the world, this achievement earned over 890 million dollars. Two films in the series of Mark Webb have received positive reviews, but much worse in comparison to the Spider-Man 3, when we talk about making money.
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