"Visual Effects" Movies

Release DateTitleOpening WeekendDomestic Box OfficeWorldwide Box OfficeProduction Budget
3/6/1927 Metropolis   $1,206,834 $1,206,834  
4/10/1953 House of Wax   $23,800,000 $23,800,000 $658,000
10/5/1956 The Ten Commandments   $80,000,000 $80,000,000 $13,500,000
12/31/1961 Master of the World   $0 $0  
12/22/1964 Goldfinger   $51,100,000 $124,900,000 $3,000,000
4/2/1968 2001: A Space Odyssey   $56,700,000 $68,700,000 $10,500,000
4/23/1970 A Man Called Horse   $0 $0  
12/17/1974 Towering Inferno $2,323,621 $116,000,000 $139,700,000 $14,000,000
6/20/1975 Jaws $7,790,627 $260,000,000 $470,700,000 $12,000,000
5/25/1977 Star Wars Ep. IV: A New Hope $1,554,475 $460,998,007 $797,900,000 $11,000,000
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind   $166,000,000 $337,700,000 $20,000,000
6/16/1978 Jaws 2 $9,866,023 $102,922,376 $208,900,376 $20,000,000
12/15/1978 Superman $7,465,343 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 $55,000,000
5/25/1979 Alien $3,522,581 $80,930,630 $203,630,630 $9,000,000
12/7/1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture $11,926,421 $82,258,456 $139,000,000 $35,000,000
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $4,910,483 $290,271,960 $534,171,960 $23,000,000
6/19/1981 Superman II $14,100,523 $108,185,706 $108,185,706 $54,000,000
12/31/1981 Clash of the Titans   $0 $0  
6/4/1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan $14,347,221 $79,912,963 $96,800,000 $12,000,000
7/9/1982 Tron $4,761,795 $26,918,576 $26,918,576 $17,000,000
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $23,019,618 $309,205,079 $572,700,000 $32,500,000
6/17/1983 Superman III $13,352,357 $59,950,623 $59,950,623 $39,000,000
7/22/1983 Jaws 3-D $13,422,500 $42,245,180 $42,245,180  
6/1/1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock $16,673,229 $76,471,046 $87,000,000 $18,000,000
6/8/1984 Gremlins $12,511,634 $148,168,459 $148,168,459 $11,000,000
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters $13,612,564 $238,632,124 $291,632,124 $30,000,000
10/26/1984 The Terminator $4,020,663 $38,019,031 $78,019,031 $6,400,000
12/18/1985 Brazil $30,099 $9,929,135 $9,929,135 $15,000,000
5/23/1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side $12,357,190 $40,996,665 $40,996,665  
11/26/1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home $16,881,888 $109,713,132 $133,000,000 $24,000,000
7/17/1987 Jaws 4: The Revenge $7,154,890 $15,728,335 $15,728,335 $23,000,000
7/24/1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace $5,683,122 $11,227,824 $11,227,824 $17,000,000
5/20/1988 Willow $8,300,169 $57,269,863 $57,269,863  
6/22/1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit? $11,226,239 $154,112,492 $351,500,000 $70,000,000
6/9/1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier $17,375,648 $52,210,049 $70,200,000 $30,000,000
6/23/1989 Batman $40,489,330 $251,188,924 $411,348,924 $35,000,000
6/23/1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $14,262,961 $130,724,172 $222,700,000  
6/1/1990 Total Recall $25,533,700 $119,394,839 $261,400,000 $65,000,000
6/15/1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch $9,702,804 $41,476,097 $41,476,097 $50,000,000
6/21/1991 The Rocketeer $9,600,754 $46,573,027 $46,573,027  
7/2/1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day $31,765,506 $204,859,496 $516,816,151 $100,000,000
12/6/1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country $18,162,837 $74,888,996 $96,900,000 $27,000,000
12/11/1991 Hook $13,522,535 $119,654,823 $300,854,823 $70,000,000
6/18/1992 Batman Returns $45,687,710 $162,833,635 $266,824,291 $80,000,000
7/17/1992 Honey I Blew Up the Kid $11,083,318 $58,662,452 $58,662,452  
6/11/1993 Jurassic Park $50,159,460 $395,708,305 $1,035,646,977 $63,000,000
7/6/1994 Forrest Gump $24,450,602 $329,694,499 $679,400,525 $55,000,000
7/15/1994 True Lies $25,869,770 $146,282,411 $365,300,000 $100,000,000
7/29/1994 The Mask $23,117,068 $119,920,129 $351,620,129 $18,000,000
11/18/1994 Star Trek: Generations $23,116,394 $75,671,262 $120,000,000 $38,000,000
5/26/1995 Casper $22,091,975 $100,328,194 $282,300,000 $55,000,000
6/16/1995 Batman Forever $52,784,433 $184,031,112 $336,529,144 $100,000,000
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 $25,353,380 $172,070,496 $334,100,000 $65,000,000
12/15/1995 Jumanji $11,084,370 $100,458,310 $262,758,310 $65,000,000
5/10/1996 Twister $41,059,405 $241,888,385 $495,900,000 $88,000,000
6/21/1996 Eraser $24,566,446 $101,295,562 $234,400,000 $100,000,000
6/28/1996 The Nutty Professor $25,411,725 $128,814,019 $273,814,019 $55,000,000
7/2/1996 Independence Day $50,228,264 $306,169,255 $817,400,878 $75,000,000
11/22/1996 Star Trek: First Contact $30,716,131 $92,027,888 $150,000,000 $46,000,000
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 $229,086,679 $786,686,679 $75,000,000
6/20/1997 Batman & Robin $42,872,605 $107,325,195 $238,317,814 $125,000,000
7/1/1997 Men in Black $51,068,455 $250,690,539 $587,790,539 $90,000,000
7/11/1997 Contact $20,584,908 $100,920,329 $165,900,000 $90,000,000
12/17/1997 Titanic $28,638,131 $658,672,302 $2,185,672,302 $200,000,000
5/8/1998 Deep Impact $41,152,375 $140,464,664 $349,464,664 $80,000,000
5/19/1998 Godzilla $44,047,541 $136,314,294 $376,000,000 $125,000,000
7/1/1998 Armageddon $36,089,972 $201,578,182 $554,600,000 $140,000,000
8/21/1998 Blade $17,073,856 $70,141,876 $131,237,688 $45,000,000
12/11/1998 Star Trek: Insurrection $22,052,836 $70,187,658 $117,800,000 $70,000,000
3/31/1999 The Matrix $27,788,331 $171,479,930 $460,279,930 $65,000,000
5/7/1999 The Mummy $43,369,635 $155,385,488 $416,385,488 $80,000,000
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 $474,544,677 $1,007,044,677 $115,000,000
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West $27,687,484 $113,805,681 $221,229,335 $175,000,000
11/19/1999 Sleepy Hollow $30,060,467 $101,068,340 $207,068,340 $70,000,000
6/9/2000 Gone in 60 Seconds $25,336,048 $101,643,008 $232,643,008 $103,300,000
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 $182,618,434 $328,711,434 $120,000,000
7/14/2000 X-Men $54,471,475 $157,299,717 $296,339,717 $75,000,000
7/28/2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps $42,518,830 $123,307,945 $166,307,945 $84,000,000
11/3/2000 Charlie's Angels $40,128,550 $125,305,545 $259,736,090 $90,000,000
11/17/2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $55,820,330 $260,044,825 $345,141,403 $123,000,000
5/4/2001 The Mummy Returns $68,139,035 $202,007,640 $435,040,395 $98,000,000
6/15/2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider $47,735,743 $131,144,183 $274,644,183 $94,000,000
6/22/2001 The Fast and the Furious $40,089,015 $144,512,310 $206,512,310 $38,000,000
7/18/2001 Jurassic Park III $50,771,645 $181,166,115 $365,900,000 $93,000,000
12/19/2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $47,211,490 $315,544,750 $887,217,688 $109,000,000
3/22/2002 Blade 2 $32,528,016 $81,676,888 $154,338,601 $54,000,000
5/3/2002 Spider-Man $114,844,116 $403,706,375 $821,565,375 $139,000,000
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 $310,676,740 $656,695,615 $115,000,000
6/21/2002 Minority Report $35,677,125 $132,024,714 $358,824,714 $102,000,000
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 $52,148,751 $190,418,803 $441,767,803 $140,000,000
12/13/2002 Star Trek: Nemesis $18,513,305 $43,254,409 $67,312,826 $60,000,000
12/18/2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $62,007,528 $342,548,984 $927,048,984 $94,000,000
2/14/2003 Daredevil $40,310,418 $102,543,518 $182,782,518 $80,000,000
5/2/2003 X2 $85,558,731 $214,949,694 $407,711,549 $125,000,000
5/15/2003 The Matrix Reloaded $91,774,413 $281,553,689 $738,576,929 $127,000,000
6/6/2003 2 Fast 2 Furious $50,472,480 $127,120,058 $236,220,058 $76,000,000
6/20/2003 Hulk $62,128,420 $132,177,234 $245,229,234 $137,000,000
6/27/2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle $37,634,221 $100,814,328 $227,200,000 $120,000,000
7/1/2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines $44,041,440 $150,358,296 $433,058,296 $170,000,000
7/9/2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl $46,630,690 $305,411,224 $634,954,103 $125,000,000
7/25/2003 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life $21,783,641 $65,653,758 $156,453,758 $90,000,000
11/5/2003 The Matrix Revolutions $48,475,154 $139,259,759 $424,259,759 $110,000,000
11/21/2003 The Cat in the Hat $38,329,160 $101,018,283 $133,818,283 $109,000,000
12/17/2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $72,629,713 $377,845,905 $1,141,408,667 $94,000,000
5/7/2004 Van Helsing $51,748,040 $120,150,546 $300,150,546 $170,000,000
5/28/2004 The Day After Tomorrow $68,743,584 $186,740,799 $556,319,450 $125,000,000
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 $249,538,952 $796,688,549 $130,000,000
6/30/2004 Spider-Man 2 $88,156,227 $373,524,485 $783,705,001 $200,000,000
7/16/2004 I, Robot $52,179,887 $144,801,023 $348,601,023 $105,000,000
9/17/2004 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow $15,580,278 $37,760,080 $49,730,854 $70,000,000
12/8/2004 Blade: Trinity $16,061,271 $52,397,389 $132,397,389 $65,000,000
1/14/2005 Elektra $12,804,793 $24,409,722 $56,409,722 $65,000,000
2/18/2005 Constantine $29,769,098 $75,976,178 $230,884,728 $75,000,000
4/1/2005 Sin City $29,120,273 $74,103,820 $158,753,820 $40,000,000
4/29/2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy $21,103,203 $51,019,112 $104,019,112 $45,000,000
4/29/2005 XXX: State of the Union $12,712,272 $26,873,932 $71,073,932 $60,000,000
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 $380,270,577 $848,998,877 $115,000,000
6/10/2005 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D $12,582,088 $39,177,684 $69,425,966 $50,000,000
6/15/2005 Batman Begins $48,745,440 $205,343,774 $373,298,774 $150,000,000
6/22/2005 Herbie: Fully Loaded $12,709,221 $66,010,682 $144,110,682 $50,000,000
6/29/2005 War of the Worlds $64,878,725 $234,280,354 $606,836,535 $132,000,000
7/8/2005 Fantastic Four $56,061,504 $154,696,080 $330,717,080 $87,500,000
7/15/2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory $56,178,450 $206,459,076 $474,459,076 $150,000,000
7/29/2005 Sky High $14,631,784 $63,939,454 $81,627,454 $35,000,000
7/29/2005 Stealth $13,251,545 $32,116,746 $76,416,746 $138,000,000
9/30/2005 Serenity $10,086,680 $25,514,517 $38,514,517 $39,000,000
10/14/2005 The Fog $11,752,917 $29,511,112 $37,048,526 $18,000,000
10/21/2005 Doom $15,488,870 $28,212,337 $54,612,337 $70,000,000
11/11/2005 Zathura $13,427,872 $28,045,540 $58,545,540 $65,000,000
11/18/2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $102,685,961 $290,013,036 $896,911,078 $150,000,000
12/2/2005 Aeon Flux $12,661,112 $25,857,987 $47,953,341 $55,000,000
12/9/2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe $65,556,312 $291,710,957 $748,806,957 $180,000,000
12/14/2005 King Kong $50,130,145 $218,080,025 $550,517,357 $207,000,000
5/5/2006 Mission: Impossible III $47,743,273 $133,501,348 $397,501,348 $150,000,000
5/12/2006 Poseidon $22,155,410 $60,674,817 $181,674,817 $160,000,000
5/26/2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 $234,362,462 $459,359,555 $210,000,000
6/28/2006 Superman Returns $52,535,096 $200,120,000 $390,874,000 $232,000,000
7/7/2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $135,634,554 $423,315,812 $1,060,615,812 $225,000,000
2/16/2007 Ghost Rider $45,388,836 $115,802,596 $237,702,596 $120,000,000
3/9/2007 300 $70,885,301 $210,614,939 $454,161,935 $60,000,000
5/24/2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $114,732,820 $309,420,425 $960,996,492 $300,000,000
6/15/2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer $58,051,684 $131,921,738 $288,215,319 $120,000,000
8/10/2007 Stardust $9,169,779 $38,634,938 $135,556,675 $70,000,000
12/25/2007 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep $9,186,054 $40,412,817 $102,537,899  
2/14/2008 Jumper $27,354,808 $81,168,265 $223,113,205 $82,500,000
3/7/2008 10,000 B.C. $35,867,488 $94,784,201 $269,065,678 $105,000,000
5/9/2008 Speed Racer $18,561,337 $43,945,766 $93,394,462 $120,000,000
5/16/2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $55,034,805 $141,621,490 $419,490,286 $225,000,000
7/18/2008 The Dark Knight $158,411,483 $533,345,358 $1,002,891,358 $185,000,000
8/1/2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 $102,491,776 $405,760,225 $175,000,000
11/13/2009 2012 $65,237,614 $166,112,167 $788,408,539 $200,000,000
12/18/2009 Avatar $77,025,481 $760,507,625 $2,783,918,982 $425,000,000
4/1/2010 Clash of the Titans $61,235,105 $163,214,888 $493,214,888 $125,000,000
7/16/2010 Inception $62,785,337 $292,576,195 $832,584,416 $160,000,000
8/13/2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. The World $10,609,795 $31,611,316 $48,089,760 $85,000,000
9/10/2010 Archie's Final Project   $0 $0  
12/3/2010 The Warrior's Way $3,048,665 $5,666,340 $8,514,325 $42,000,000
12/10/2010 The Tempest $42,436 $277,943 $277,943 $20,000,000
12/17/2010 Tron: Legacy $44,026,211 $172,062,763 $397,562,763 $200,000,000
12/25/2010 Gulliver's Travels $9,300,099 $42,779,261 $239,179,261 $112,000,000
2/18/2011 I am Number Four $19,449,893 $55,100,437 $145,982,797 $50,000,000
2/25/2011 Drive Angry $5,187,625 $10,721,033 $40,886,464 $50,000,000
3/11/2011 Mars Needs Moms $6,914,488 $21,392,758 $39,549,758 $150,000,000
3/18/2011 Limitless $18,907,302 $79,249,455 $169,739,455 $27,000,000
3/18/2011 Dao Jian Xiao $23,425 $47,897 $1,856,397  
3/25/2011 Sucker Punch $19,058,199 $36,392,502 $89,758,389 $75,000,000
4/8/2011 Your Highness $9,360,020 $21,596,445 $26,121,638 $50,000,000
5/6/2011 Thor $65,723,338 $181,030,624 $449,326,618 $150,000,000
5/20/2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides $90,151,958 $241,063,875 $1,043,663,875 $250,000,000
5/20/2011 Mei Li Ren Sheng $23,605 $66,171 $66,171  
5/27/2011 The Tree of Life $372,920 $13,305,665 $62,305,665 $35,000,000
6/10/2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer $6,076,859 $15,013,650 $17,029,882  
6/17/2011 Green Lantern $53,174,303 $116,601,172 $231,201,172 $200,000,000
6/29/2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon $97,852,865 $352,390,543 $1,123,794,076 $195,000,000
7/8/2011 Fading of the Cries $2,300 $2,300 $2,300  
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II $169,189,427 $381,011,219 $1,328,111,219 $125,000,000
7/22/2011 Captain America: The First Avenger $65,058,524 $176,654,505 $370,569,776 $140,000,000
7/29/2011 The Devil's Double $96,414 $1,361,512 $2,406,666 $19,100,000
7/29/2011 Cowboys and Aliens $36,431,290 $100,240,551 $175,910,315 $163,000,000
8/5/2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes $54,806,191 $176,760,185 $482,860,185 $93,000,000
9/14/2011 The Mill and the Cross $11,354 $312,187 $312,187  
9/30/2011 Bunraku   $0 $0  
10/6/2011 Flying Monsters 3D   $5,751,141 $10,894,223  
10/26/2011 Ra. One $1,654,023 $2,509,150 $44,549,121  
11/11/2011 Immortals $32,206,425 $83,504,017 $211,562,435 $75,000,000
11/23/2011 Hugo $11,364,505 $73,864,507 $185,033,215 $180,000,000
12/16/2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol $12,785,204 $209,397,903 $694,713,230 $145,000,000
12/16/2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $39,637,079 $186,848,418 $535,698,089 $125,000,000
12/25/2011 The Darkest Hour $4,163,241 $21,443,494 $62,831,715 $34,800,000
12/31/2011 King of Triads   $0 $0  
1/20/2012 Red Tails $18,782,154 $49,876,377 $50,365,498 $58,000,000
2/17/2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance $22,115,334 $51,774,002 $149,217,355 $57,000,000
3/16/2012 Around June $3,060 $9,102 $9,102  
3/30/2012 Wrath of the Titans $33,457,188 $83,670,083 $301,970,083 $150,000,000
4/13/2012 The Cabin in the Woods $14,743,614 $42,073,277 $70,768,144 $30,000,000
5/4/2012 Marvel's The Avengers $207,438,708 $623,279,547 $1,514,279,547 $225,000,000
5/18/2012 Department   $0 $1,765,771  
5/18/2012 Beyond the Black Rainbow $4,957 $56,491 $56,491 $1,100,000
5/18/2012 Battleship $25,534,825 $65,235,400 $304,145,143 $209,000,000
5/25/2012 Men in Black 3 $54,592,779 $179,020,854 $624,821,154 $215,000,000
7/3/2012 The Amazing Spider-Man $62,004,688 $262,030,663 $757,890,267 $220,000,000
8/3/2012 Total Recall $25,577,758 $58,877,969 $198,615,996 $125,000,000
8/17/2012 ??II (Hu P r)   $33,212 $118,528,842  
9/7/2012 Branded $240,589 $353,513 $2,322,630  
10/2/2012 Iron Sky   $0 $6,109,850  
11/21/2012 Life of Pi $22,451,514 $124,987,022 $607,987,022 $120,000,000
12/14/2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $84,617,303 $303,003,568 $1,014,703,568 $250,000,000
1/25/2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters $19,690,956 $55,703,475 $225,703,475 $50,000,000
2/7/2013 Xi you xiang mo pian   $18,058 $207,927,982  
3/1/2013 Jack the Giant Slayer $27,202,226 $65,187,603 $197,387,603 $195,000,000
3/8/2013 Oz the Great and Powerful $79,110,453 $234,770,996 $489,570,996 $200,000,000
4/19/2013 Oblivion $37,054,485 $89,107,235 $284,662,514 $120,000,000
5/3/2013 Iron Man 3 $174,144,585 $408,992,272 $1,212,692,272 $200,000,000
5/31/2013 After Earth $27,520,040 $60,522,097 $244,373,198 $130,000,000
6/14/2013 Man of Steel $116,619,362 $291,045,518 $667,999,518 $225,000,000
7/12/2013 Pacific Rim $37,285,325 $101,802,906 $411,002,906 $190,000,000
10/10/2013 Stalingrad   $1,013,945 $68,245,261  
2/7/2014 Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage   $0 $0  
2/21/2014 Pompeii $10,340,823 $23,169,033 $108,469,033 $80,000,000
3/28/2014 Noah $43,720,472 $101,200,044 $356,200,044 $130,000,000
5/16/2014 Godzilla $93,188,384 $200,616,740 $508,116,740 $160,000,000
6/6/2014 Edge of Tomorrow $28,760,246 $99,797,419 $363,997,419 $178,000,000
6/27/2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction $100,038,390 $243,416,587 $1,054,516,587 $210,000,000

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