After two record-breaking years, the coronavirus pandemic and resulting exhibition shutdown has decimated the film industry and crippled the box office. | Director: $62.34M, R Stars: 33,255 Alexander Ludwig, Votes: Stars: 102 min James Marsden, | Gross: Highest grossing PG-13-rated movies in North America 2020 Best cinema revenues from foreign films in Spain 2019 Top 50 films in Italy 2019, by box office revenue | If there was a way to Ocean’s Eleven that tidy sum away in a perfectly executed heist, we’d be the ones making next year’s blockbuster movies. “In my view the films that boasted female superheroes were the most intriguing and had the greatest box office potential with both Black Widow and Wonder Woman 1984 generating massive buzz and pre-release interest,” Dergarabedian said. In 2018, the film industry reached new box office highs with an industry record $11.85 billion in domestic ticket sales. Stars: | Adil El Arbi, Below are steps you can take in order to whitelist Observer.com on your browser: Click the AdBlock button on your browser and select Don't run on pages on this domain. Michelle Dockery, Director: Clay Enos/ ™ & © DC Comics. TOP 10 HIGHEST GROSSING MOVIES OF 2019 WORLDWIDE Charlie Hunnam, Here is the List of Top 10 Highest Grossing Malayalam Movies of 2020 by Box office collection. | Gross: My Watchlist : Movies that Won Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film / Best International Film. Highest Grossing Movies of 2020 (So Far) show list info These are the 25 highest grossing movies of 2020 ( up until the trades stopped reporting box office grosses). Matthew McConaughey, Last year, that number dipped 4%, but the global box office set a new record with $42.5 billion. Jeff Fowler Omar Sy, | 42,866 Tenet ($750m) And let’s not forget the Quiet Place sequel which certainly would have made its mark in 2020.”, Get the latest in Arts, Entertainment and Innovation delivered to your inbox daily. With Sony’s Bad Boys for Life ($427 million), Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog ($307 million) and Universal’s The Invisible Man ($130 million), the 2020 box office actually sprung to an unexpectedly hot start. After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. 113 min | Without a clear-cut favorite to lead the way such as an Avengers event or a Star Wars feature, the 2020 box office was always going to be something of a guessing game. Action, Adventure, Crime. But in the age old mentality of what could have been, we spoke with box office experts to determine the biggest winners of 2020 had the pandemic never struck. | Director: $77.05M, R Will Smith, Sorry for letting you down, George Clooney. Ben Schwartz, Highest Grossing Bollywood Movies of 2020. Comedy, Family. Rosie Perez, Aldis Hodge, Votes: Stars: No Time to Die ($950m) Nassor Said Birya, See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. Eternals ($725m) $206.31M, PG | Gross: | 81,470 To read our full stories, please turn off your ad blocker.We'd really appreciate it. | Harriet Dyer, Chris Sanders $64.91M, PG A physician who can talk to animals embarks on an adventure to find a legendary island with a young apprentice and a crew of strange pets. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. Venom 2 ($700m) “Of course, blockbuster brands like James Bond, Fast & Furious, Minions & Pixar [Soul] would all have landed somewhere in my Top 10 for 2020 and of course Tom Cruise is always a box office top gun. The twenty-second highest-grossing film of all time is the 2018 Superhero film, Aquaman. | Which blockbuster movies would have ruled 2020 without a pandemic? Most of 2020’s heftiest tentpoles have been moved into next year while others, such as Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984, will not have received a fair shake in release. Since we have neither the skills nor the resources to pull that off, sadly, we are reserved to merely discussing them. Jim Carrey, *according to wikipedia, R Action, Comedy, Crime. Sharad Kelkar, Jan 3, 2020: Film Movement: Documentary: $7,790: 855: 290: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound o… Sep 6, 2019: Greenwich: Documentary: $7,763: 852: 291: The Bra: Oct 16, 2020: Indican Pictures: Comedy: $7,657: 840: 292: I Am Greta: Oct 16, 2020: Mongrel Media: Documentary: $7,574: 831: 293: Lie Exposed: Mar 6, 2020: Mongrel Media: Drama: $7,467: 819: 294: Resistance: Apr 17, 2020: IFC Films: Drama: … 99 min $84.16M, R Tika Sumpter, Votes: Stars: Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Overtakes Your Name to Become 3rd Highest-Grossing Film in Japan Has so far grossed more than 25.91 billion yen (US$247.8 million) in the Japanese Box Office Menu. Souleymane Sylla, | Robert Downey Jr., Click the AdBlock Plus button on your browser and select Enabled on this site. The key was to evaluate which feature titles had the potential to overachieve behind the big brands such as Marvel and DC. | Tanhaji Malusare, a military chieftain in the army of the Maratha king Shivaji, leads the charge to capture the strategically important Kondhana fort guarded by the army of the fierce Rajput chieftain Udaybhan Rathod. While a light downsizing was expected after two behemoth box office years, 2020 had the potential to be less top-heavy without an Avengers-sized hit, but more well-rounded with a number of high-upside features. Ajay Devgn, Soul ($775m) Tell us what you think about this feature. Bilall Fallah 109 min Marvel, Jeff Bock, Senior Box Office Analyst, Exhibitor Relations. 154,360 This is how the balance of box office power could have played out this year. 151,855 Elisabeth Moss, $146.07M, PG Director: | Subscribe to Observer’s Keeping Watch Newsletter. Stars: Directors: | | Gross: | Top Gun: Maverick ($675m), When will Marvel fans get a first look at Eternals? | Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tom Holland, 124 min Based on the DC character of the same name, Aquaman follows Jason Momoa (Aquaman) as he fights to lead the underwater Kingdom of Atlantis to stop his half brother, King Orm, destroying the surface world by uniting the seven underwater kingdoms. Stars: $61.56M, Not Rated Stars: After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him. We get it: you like to have control of your own internet experience. | Grossed: $1.148 Billion. Drama, Horror, Mystery. Wonder Woman 1984 ($925m) Dan Stevens, Votes: Pierfrancesco "Checco" Zalone, a failed entrepreneur, seeks a new life as a waiter on a holiday village in Africa, but the appearance of ISIS forces him to travel again. Marvel, Shawn Robbins, Chief Analyst, Box Office Pro. Jurnee Smollett, Votes: Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. 101 min Adventure, Comedy, Family. One of the takeaways, in my opinion, would have been mild franchise fatigue and/or diminishing returns on brands that are becoming slightly overexposed with modern audiences, but a crowding of films earning very similar amounts throughout the year.”. The Fahadh Faasil (2 Blockbusters), Kunchacko Boban (2 Hits, 2 Avg-Hit) and Mammootty (1 Blockbuster, 1 Avg-Hit) is most successful actors at the kerala box office in 2020. Octavia Spencer, Votes: Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, Comscore. Director: Jeremy Strong, PG Then the bottom fell out on what could have been another strong year. Action, Comedy, Crime. F9 ($1.0B) Manda Touré, Checco Zalone Dan Scanlon “In general though, I’d have expected Black Widow to win the year globally, Wonder Woman 1984 domestically, and F9 internationally. Kajol, 90 min | | Oliver Jackson-Cohen, All of these films save Wonder Woman 1984 and Soul, both arriving Christmas, have been pushed into 2021. 88,381 Which blockbuster movies would have ruled 2020 without a pandemic? Movies. The Fate of the Furious ($225 million) dropped 36% compared to Furious 7 ($353 million) at the domestic box office while Hobbs & Shaw earned just 23% of its total gross in U.S. theaters. HIGHEST GROSSING MOVIES 2020. | Om Raut | As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. 121,209 TV Shows. | Box Office Experts on What the Highest Grossing Movies of 2020 Could Have Been. Cathy Yan Vanessa Hudgens, Jim Broadbent, Votes: Stephen Gaghan • List of 2020 box office number-one films in the United States By Brandon Katz • 11/24/20 9:56am. Checco Zalone, Behind them were No Time to Die, Top Gun: Maverick, Soul and maybe Ghostbusters: Afterlife or Morbius. Saif Ali Khan, Antonio Banderas, Click the AdBlock Plus button on your browser and select Disable on Observer.com. Margot Robbie, Cara Gee, Chris Pratt, Robbins, who expected a less fruitful return compared to the last two years, wonders if the pent-up demand for new blockbuster moviegoing may have inflated the upside of some of these features now scheduled to hit theaters next year. How a movie performs at the box office is by far the most important criteria in deciding a movie’s success. | An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. | Gross: | While not the slam-dunks we saw in 2019, these were solid prospects for hitting $1 billion worldwide. | | Wonder Woman 1984 is the most anticipated movie of 2020, according to Fandango users, and if we were predicting the top-10 highest-grossing movies at … Minions: The Rise of Gru ($900m) Action, Adventure, Comedy. Of them, F9 poses the most interesting possibilities. | But advertising revenue helps support our journalism. 124 min Here’s Robbins’ projected top-10 box office titles had 2020 played out normally: Black Widow ($1.05B) Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett must face off against a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak vengeful havoc on their city. | Gross: | Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Director: When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. 100 min Stars: Leigh Whannell Scarlett Johansson in Black Widow. | Gross: Guy Ritchie Action, Biography, Drama. Director: In a vacuum, though, he has a clear idea of how 2020 might have resulted. Director: “Top Gun: Maverick, Eternals, and Dune have always had/have breakout potential,” he said. | 135 min Stars: It will be fascinating to see if F9 becomes the first movie to surpass $1 billion worldwide with less than $200 million domestic. Adventure, Drama, Family. Harrison Ford, Martin Lawrence, A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon. Michael Sheen, Director: Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day. | “There were always five,” Bock told Observer, “Wonder Woman 1984, Minions: The Rise of Gru, F9, Black Widow and Eternals.