Highest Grossing British Movies
Are you a movie maniac? Movies are great ways by which one can enjoy his tiring day from the office. You can give some moments of refreshment to your mind as well as body by the way of movies. The few hours spent in the theater will actually take you in the world of movies and you will get mesmerized with the scenes and background music of them. Hollywood is the largest film industry in the world with many American and British movies.
The British movies give a tough competition to the American movies in terms of acting, music and visual effects also. There are some of the greatest British movies which have made enormous profits all over the world and the audience loved them like anything. We have listed the Top 10 Highest Grossing British Movies of All Time.
10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a British-American movie which is based on the story of the novel by J.K. Rowling. The plot of the movie is that Harry Potter moves to find the secret of Lord Voldemort. The movie made a huge business in the first week itself.
The film made the business of $960 million and it was the third highest-grossing film of the year 2010. This film also received two nominations at the 83rd Academy Awards. This is the sequel of Harry Potter and it has Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson in leading roles.
9 Casino Royale (2006)
At number 9, it is Casino Royale which is a fantasy drama. Daniel Craig plays the role of James Bond and this film was a milestone in his acting career. The plot of the film is about the terrorist attack at Miami International Airport; James Bond meets Vesper Lynd and falls in love with him.
She is a treasury employee. The film got positive responses and it made a huge profit of $600 million all over the world. Casino Royale is one of the highest gross makings of British movies.
8 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
On number 8, it is the movie of the year 2016, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them which stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Dan Fogler in lead roles. The movie is about the world of wizards. The movie received good responses from both audiences as well as critics.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is one of the highest gross making movies in the world with a business of $814 million all over the globe. The film got 5 nominations and won the awards for best production and best costumes.
7 The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Dark Knight Rises is an action movie. This is the sequel of Dark Knight Movie. The film casts Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy in lead roles. The plot of the movie is about Bruce Wayne who comes back as a batman to save the Gotham city from destruction.
It was one of the best movies of the year 2012 and people all over the world loved watching it. The critics too gave positive responses and it is one of the highest gross making British movies with the business of $1 billion all over the globe at the box office.
6 Mamma Mia! (2008)
At number 6, it is a comedy-drama. Mamma Mia! It is directed by Phyllida Llyod and stars Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth in lead roles. The story is about the woman Donna who has a daughter with one of the three men but the real father of the daughter is still unknown.
The movie was good and critics too appreciated the acting and music. Mamma Mia! Is one of the highest gross making British movies with the business of $609.8 million in the world?
5 Rogue One (2016)
Rogue One is an opera film which is produced by Lucasfilm. The film casts Felicity Jones, Diego Luna and Ben Mendelsohn in lead roles. The film shows the future mode. It is about the mission were rebels who try to steal the plans for Death Star.
Rogue One was loved by the audience and critics both for acting, music, and sequences. The movie made a huge business of more than $1 billion all over the world at the box offices. It was also nominated twice for the best sound category and best visual effects.
4 Beauty and the Beast (2017)
On number 4, it is a unique romantic movie, Beauty and the Beast. It is the love story between a cruel prince who turned into a beast as per the curse and a simple town girl. The film has great visual effects with good background music.
The movie got positive reviews from both people as well as the audience for the best acting and storyline. The film made the business of more than $1.2 billion worldwide and is the highest gross making movie of the year 2017.
3 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone is a British-American fantasy drama directed by Chris Columbus. It is the first part of the Harry Potter series.
The story is about Harry Potter’s experience at the school of Witchcraft and later, he takes the education for becoming a wizard. The film casts Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in lead roles. The movie made gross profits of $974.8 million all over the world.
2 Spectre (2015)
Specter is the 24th sequel of the James Bond movie series. It casts Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz in lead roles. The movie is about the criminal organization Spectre.
James Bond finally comes to know that Spectre and Blofeld are responsible for the events. It is one of the costliest movies made which made the gross business of $880 million all over the world.
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
At number 1, it is space opera movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens which casts Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher in lead roles. The story tells about the Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire. The film was a super hit with great music, visual effects and action scenes.
It was one of the highest gross making movies in North America and also worldwide with the business of more than $2 billion. It won the award for the best visual effects category.
These movies are even fresh in the minds of movie lovers. They are even counted in some of the all-time great worldwide movies.
Top 10 Highest Grossing British Movies of All Time
1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
2. Spectre (2015)
3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
4. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
5. Rogue One (2016)
6. Mamma Mia! (2008)
7. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
9. Casino Royale (2006)
10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010)