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Is Originality Dead In Hollywood: 20 Highest Grossing Films Of 2017

As it stands, Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson takes the #1 spot, followed by Vin Diesel’s The Fate Of The Furious (Fast & Furious 8) in 2nd and Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) in third.

Moviegoers have spoken, and the results are clear:

The majority of the 2017’s highest grossing films were either a remake, reboot, sequel, adaptation, or spin-off film. Is originality dead in Hollywood?

What were your favourite box office hits from 2017?

The 20 Highest Grossing Films Of 2017:

Rank Film Box Office
1  Beauty & The Beast $1,263.5 billion
2 The Fate Of The Furious $1,235.8 billion
3 Star Wars: The Last Jedi $1,056,389 billion
4 Despicable Me 3 $1,033.5 billion
5 Spider-Man: Homecoming $880.2 million
6  Wolf Warrior 2 $870.3 million
7 Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 $863.7 million
8  Thor: Ragnarok $848 million
9 Wonder Woman $821.8 million
10 Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales $794.9 million
11  It $698.1 million
12 Justice League $650 million approx
13 Logan $616.8 million
14 Transformers: The Last Knight $605.4 million
15 Kong: Skull Island $566.7 million
16 Coco $550 million approx
17 Dunkirk $525.2 million
18 The Boss Baby $498.9 million
19 War For The Planet Of The Apes $490.7 million
20 The Mummy $409.1 million
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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
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