The film starring Tom Cruise “Top Gun; Maverick”, the dinosaur movie “Jurassic World: Dominion” and the Marvel production “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Sadness” were the highest grossing films in the world in 2022.
The second part of the film that follows the story of naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchel, played by Cruise, exceeded the figure of 1,488 million dollars at the international box office, of which 48.3% of its earnings were generated in the United States United States, according to the Box Mojo Office portal.
With “Top Gun: Maverik,” Cruise managed to surpass the box office success of “Mission: Impossible-Fallout” in 2018, which grossed more than $791 million worldwide.
The film takes up the story directed by Tony Scott in 1986 and portrays the aviator 36 years later, now as a pilot instructor who will have to face one last mission.
“Top Gun” was presented at the Cannes Film Festival and has positioned itself as one of the favorite films that will compete in the awards season with two Golden Globe nominations and that remains on the Oscar 2023 pre-nomination lists at the original music, sound and visual effects categories.
Although the figure positions the film as one of the highest grossing in history, “Top Gun” did not exceed the more than 1,906 million dollars that the film “Spider-man: No Way Home” raised in 2021.
The list of the highest grossing films globally in 2022 has the film “Jurassic World: Dominion” in second place with more than 1,001 million dollars raised at the box office.
The production starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern and Sam Neill was the culmination of the “Jurassic World” universe, which began in 2015 and continued the legacy and high expectations left by Steven Spielberg’s film saga. “Jurassic Park”.
Although the film received a 29% acceptance rate from critics, according to the Rotten Tomatoes film page, the data shows that fans around the world received the project that evoked the nostalgia of the 1990s with more enthusiasm.
The third place is occupied by the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the film “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Sadness”, one of the most anticipated of the year, with more than 955 million dollars accumulated at the box office.
This was the second installment of the adventures of Marvel’s sorcerer, Doctor Strange, played by English actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
The list continues with titles like “Minions: The Rise of Gru” (more than 939 million dollars), “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” (more than 789 million dollars), “The Batman” (more than 770 million dollars ) and “Thor: Love and Thunder” (more than $760 million).
Despite its late release on December 16, “Avatar: The Way of Water” has already reached number nine on the list so far, having accumulated more than 609 million dollars, according to the latest data provided by Box Office Mojo.
The second part of James Cameron’s “Avatar”, which is still in theaters, has the challenge of surpassing or reaching the success of his first installment, which is still the highest grossing film in the entire history of cinema, having collected almost 3,000 million dollars.