Hollywood films are proving their mettle and registering huge collections at the ticket windows in India. Here we bring the list of the Top 5 Hollywood openers of all time.
Avengers: Endgame stands at the 1st position in the list of Top grosser Hollywood films in India. It was released on April 2019 and took a start of 53.10 Cr at the box office.
The film overtook the biggies like Salman Khan’s Bharat (Rs 42.30 Cr), Shah Rukh Khan’s Happy New Year (Rs 44.97 Cr) and Aamir’s Thugs of Hindostan (Rs 52.25 Cr).
Marvel has a separate fan base in India, thus every marvel release makes it big in terms of box office collections here, so much so that the 4 movies among the top 5 Hollywood openers belong to the MCU franchise.
The recent release, Avatar 2 is at the 2nd spot, the film opened with flying colors. It is estimated to have collected 38 Cr-40 Cr on its first day. The no. 3 position is grabbed by Spider-Man-No Way Home starring Tom Holland, the film minted a huge 32.67 Cr on its first day.
The 2018 release Avengers: Infinity War is on the 4th spot followed by Doctor Strange 2 and Thor: Love and Thunder.
Top 6 Opening Day Hollywood Films in India
1- Avengers: Endgame
Day 1 Collection: 53.10 Cr Nett
Avengers: Endgame is based on a superhero team named Avengers, it is a direct sequel to Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and the 4th film in the Avengers film series. It features Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, and Brie Larson.
2- Avatar 2
Day 1 Collection: 38-40 Cr Nett
The highly awaited film Avatar 2 or Avatar: The Way of Water is directed by James Cameron. The film was released on Dec 16, 2022, and took a record-breaking start at the box office.
3- Spider-Man-No Way Home
Day 1 Collection: 32.67 Cr Nett
No Way Home is the 27th film in the marvel cinematic universe franchise and 3rd film in the spiderman series. It stars Tom Holland in the main lead role. The film created a huge buzz and emerged as the 6th highest-grosser of all time at the box office.
4- Avengers: Infinity War
Day 1 Collection: 31.30 Cr Nett
Infinity War was released in April 2018, it is directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo. It was the highest-grossing film of 2018 and emerged as the all-time fourth highest-grossing worldwide.
5- Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Day 1 Collection: 28.35 Cr
Doctor Strange 2 is on the fourth spot in the list of the top openers of Hollywood films in India. It is a sequel to the 2016 film Doctor Strange and the overall 28th film in the MCU franchise. It is directed by Sam Raimi and produced by Kevin Feige under the banner Marvel Studios.
6- Thor: Love and Thunder
Day 1 Collection: 18.20 Cr
Chris Hemsworth starrer Thor: Love and Thunder or Thor 4 is a 2022 release directed by Taika Waititi. The film opened with mixed reviews from the critics and the audience alike and despite this, it went on to become the 7th highest-grosser movie of 2022 accumulating $760.9M in its run.