Year End Box Office Breakdown! What Was The Biggest Movie Of 2018? What Was the Biggest Flop? And More!

It’s time for the year end box office break down!  Let’s nail down the big winners and losers of last year. The Walt Disney Company (distributed as Buena Vista) was on top once again having five of the top ten 2018 domestic grossing movies on the list. See the full chart below:

 

1 Black Panther BV $700,059,566
2 Avengers: Infinity War BV $678,815,482
3 Incredibles 2 BV $608,581,744
4 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Uni. $417,719,760
5 Deadpool 2 Fox $318,491,426
6 Aquaman WB $306,576,848
7 Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018) Uni. $270,085,325
8 Mission: Impossible – Fallout Par. $220,159,104
9 Ant-Man and the Wasp BV $216,648,740
10 Solo: A Star Wars Story BV $213,767,512

 

The top five Studios ranking for 2018:

 

1 Buena Vista 26.0%
2 Warner Bros. 16.3%
3 Universal 14.9%
4 Sony / Columbia 11.0%
5 20th Century Fox 9.1%

 

 

Now for the losers. The 10 lowest domestic grossing wide releases (pulled from the top 100 only) were:

 

90 Slender Man SGem $30,569,484
91 Holmes and Watson Sony $30,280,666
92 I, Tonya Neon $30,014,539
93 Hostiles ENTMP $29,819,114
94 Teen Titans Go! To The Movies WB $29,790,236
95 The Hate U Give Fox $29,719,483
96 Molly’s Game STX $28,780,744
97 Searching SGem $26,020,957
98 Winchester LGF $25,091,816
99 Strangers: Prey at Night Aviron $24,586,708
100 White Boy Rick Studio 8 $24,011,188

A few of 2018’s biggest box office flops, comparing budget versus global gross were:

 

Robin Hood – Lionsgate

Production budget: $100 million
Global box office: $65 million

 

Mortal Engines – Universal

Production budget: $100 million
Global box office: $43 million

 

A Wrinkle in Time – Buena Vista

Production budget: $100 million
Global box office: $132 million

 

The Girl in the Spider’s Web – Sony

Production budget: $43 million
Global box office: $31 million

 

Happytime Murders – STX

Production budget: $40 million
Global box office: $27 million

 

The Darkest Minds – Fox

Production Budget – $34 million

Global Box Office – $41 million

 

There you have it – 2018 in a nutshell. 2019 appears to be off to a shaky start. We’ll see if Marvel Studios can pick up the pace with the release of Captain Marvel in March.

 

I hope you all had a wonderful movie going 2018!

 

Put your favorite or least favorite 2018 movie in the comments section. Often times the popular opinion far out weighs the financial one.

 

 

 

 

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  1. Susan January 31, 2019

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