What Are Some Popular Hollywood Movies?


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The top five movies of all time include "Citizen Kane," "The Godfather," "Casablanca," "Raging Bull" and "Singin' in the Rain," notes the American Film Institute (AFI). "Gone With the Wind," "Lawrence of Arabia," "Schindler's List," "Vertigo" and "The Wizard of Oz" round out the top 10. These movies were all ranked in the AFI's list of the 100 Greatest American Films of All Time in celebration of its 100-year anniversary.

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More recent popular films were ranked by the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) for the year 2014. The top five movies of the year, according to popularity, including "Kingsman: The Secret Service," "John Wick," "Gone Girl," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Interstellar." Others in the top 10 included "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "The New Girlfriend," "Whiplash," "American Sniper" and "It Follows."

In terms of box office sales, the top movies of all time include "Avatar," which grossed more than $2.7 billion worldwide; "Titanic," which grossed more than $2.1 billion; and "Marvel's The Avengers," which grossed more than $1.5 billion worldwide at the box office. Other top-grossing films include "Furious 7," "Jurassic World," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" and "Frozen." "Iron Man 3," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" and "Skyfall" are also top-earning hits, according to IMDb.

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