World’s favourite theatrical films + win £10,000 in short film cash prizes

A list of the highest grossing films around the world based on theatrical revenues only has been compiled by the folks at Totally Money, who are also offering up £10,000 in cash prizes with a short film competition.






The most popular films of all time, worldwide and adjusted for inflation are:

1

Gone with the Wind

$3,440,000,0

1939

2

Avatar

$3,020,000,000

2009

3

Star Wars

$2,825,000,000

1977

4

Titanic

$2,516,000,000

1997

5

The Sound of Music

$2,366,000,000

1965

6

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

$2,310,000,000

1982

7

The Ten Commandments

$2,187,000,000

1956

8

Doctor Zhivago

$2,073,000,000

1965

9

Jaws

$2,027,000,000

1975

10

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

$1,819,000,000

1937

 

Below is an infographic of what films were most popular by region:

 


Click image to read the full story (via TotallyMoney.com).

 

The research is part of the Thumb-Stopping Moments short film competition – TotallyMoney.com’s search for UK filmmakers who are creative and innovative enough to capture someone’s attention with just 60 seconds of film.

  • Individuals may enter up to five films which must be no longer than 60 seconds each
  • The film must be titled Avoiding the Unexpected, dealing with a central theme of dodging or evading some kind of unpredictable event or outcome.
  • The submission deadline date is 11th November 2016




 

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