16.) The Avengers — $220 Million
One of the most popular superhero groups of all time, The Avengers proved massively popular when it was released in cinemas. It was good news for producers, too; costing $220 million, they had a lot on the line.
15.) The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug — $225 Million
The recent cinematic remakes of one of the most popular fantasy books ever, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug made a seriously lasting impact. It’s good news for the film; having cost production companies $225 million to make, they had a lot of ground to gain.