So I actually had the idea for this post a while ago but never got around to posting it and it needed some editing in retrospect with Fast and Furious 7s box office success. But anyway for the rest of the year these are what will be the highest grossing films and in specific order.
My top 10
1. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
2. Avengers Age Of Ultron
4. Fast and Furious 7
4. Jurassic World
5. The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2
7. Mission Impossible V
9. Terminator Genisys
10. The Man From U.N.C.L.E
Not surprising me or any of you I guess, Star Wars tops my list, it’s the biggest franchise on that list for sure and a new film in the series in 10 years has fans in a frenzy already, 8 months before release. The recent 2nd trailer stirred up fans emotions and its’ huge Youtube view count just goes to show part of the enthusiasm for it, a franchise with its’ own celebration event is something pretty big. Age Of Ultron is obviously going to be huge as well, with well established fan favourite characters and some cool new ones, plus a cool new villain in Ultron, I also think it’ll outgross The Avengers.
Third on my list is the upcoming Bond film, Spectre with a minimalist title and approach, great cast and following on from Skyfalls’ huge success, this film being successful is to be expected, though whether it will gross up to a $1 billion is up in the air, though if Fast 7 could in just 17 days, I think Spectre has a good chance.
Fast 7 was a surprise entrant to the billion dollar club and it’s incredible to think it’s already set as one of the highest grossing films of the year, just 4 months in, immediately following it will be Jurassic World I think, it may not reach the heights of Star Wars, The Avengers or even Fast 7 but it’s definitely gonna be big. Simply because the Jurassic franchise is mostly loved and it’s a long awaited sequel. I think 5-10 will be in that order more or less, though Tomorrowland and Mad Max Fury Road are also good shouts, I don’t see either flopping and they’ll probably be fairly successful.
I put MockingJay Part 2
and Ant Man in bold because I think they may be surprise contenders, The Hunger Games is huge and each new film seems to gross more than the last, so it may end up doing better than expected, also Marvel always tends to hit the mark with their films and Ant Man may do better than most people expect it to. Anyway those are my thoughts and we’ll see how the rest of the year pans out, very exciting and cool year for film at that.