With the advent of in 1927, the —the genre best placed to showcase the new technology—took over as the most popular type of film with audiences, with 1928 and 1929 both being topped by musical films. Well you have come to the right place…. A few other sites post all-time box-office information, including the Internet Movie DataBase, , , and. Of 281 gaffer jobs, not one was filled by a woman across three years of popular movies. Everyone knew Black Panther would be a seismic hit, but even so, few initially predicted just how insanely successful the Wakanda-set superhero adventure would become. There were no female gaffers across the films studied, and only one woman had the title of best boy electric. Women of color received very few opportunities across the 12-year time frame.
Entertainment Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysis. The most frequent number of female directors across 12 years of film slates is 0. The James Cameron film was a major success and there are already four more motion pictures planned for the Avatar series, the next of which is slated for a 2020 release. All four of these directors were men Aneesh Chaganty, Jay Chandrasekhar, Jon M. Lionsgate has only worked with 1 Asian director in 12 years across this sample. Most pre-1980 pictures achieved their totals through multiple releases.
These percentages did not meaningfully vary by year. This percentage does not deviate meaningfully from their non-black peers 56%. This means that Despicable Me 2 finished its run ahead of it and would have ranked one place higher at the end of its release. There is strong interest in the , with eight films in the featuring among the nominal top-earners, including four films based on the comic books charting in the top ten. Hair, Makeup and Costume Design. The movie took heat for changing around some key events in the band's history and Mercury's personal life, but when it comes to moviegoers, Bohemian Rhapsody is a champion, has successfully broken free, and found millions of people to love.
Crossing gender and underrepresented status reveals an all too familiar picture: 77. Background shading indicates films playing in the week commencing 31 May 2019 in theaters around the world. Two-thirds of all Asian directors 66. Less than a sixth of all producers 11. The top-performing female director was Anne Fletcher 4 films. Films directed by Steven Spielberg have been the highest-grossing film of the year on six occasions, and on three occasions have been the highest-grossing film of all time.
All grosses on the list are expressed in U. The percentage of underrepresented directors has increased significantly 9 percentage points from 13. . A total of 380 casting directors were credited across the sample. Whether or not Tom Hardy will return to play Eddie Brock and the titular symbiote in a sequel is unclear, but it wouldn't be wise to bet against it. Ongoing weekly drops in the totals for several countries—Argentina being the worst affected—led to a drop in the overall worldwide total. In 2018, just four female directors worked across the 100 most popular movies.
Therefore, the list of top grossing films includes many franchise movies in series such as Star Wars, Twilight, The Hunger Games, The Lord of the Rings, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Looking at employment opportunities, a total of 704 individual or unique directors helmed one of the 1,200 top-grossing films 658 men, 46 women. Grosses are not limited to original theatrical runs either, with many older films often being re-released periodically so the figures represent all the business a film has done since its original release; a film's first-run gross is included in brackets after the total if known. In terms of distribution, 2018 was business as usual for Asian directors. The top-performing Asian directors were James Wan 6 films followed by M. This is partly due to inflation and market growth, but also to Hollywood's adoption of the model: films that have built-in brand recognition, such as being based on a well-known literary source or an established character.
Rank Title Distrib Domestic B. Both 20th Century Fox and Disney increased representation by attaching two black directors to movies in their 2018 slates. If it were the rental gross then that would have made it not only the highest-grossing film of the year, but one of the highest-grossing films of the silent era, and if that is the case it would be unusual for both International Motion Picture Almanac and Variety to omit it from their lists. Variety 's 'rental' amounts are often repeated, but have no basis in the reality of what the films actually earned—they are hypothetical figures conceived for comparative analysis. Gender differences emerged by year, with females less likely to work in 2017 81. Since the turn of the century that number has increased to over fifty not including one-off hits such as Avatar, Titanic and Frozen. The authors also offer solutions for consumers and companies to address the ongoing disparities by gender and race in employment opportunities.
If one thing's for certain after 2018, it's that audiences don't seem to be tiring of comic book movies. Timeline of highest-grossing films The Birth of a Nation pioneered many of the techniques used in filmmaking today, becoming the most successful film ever made at the time of its release. Traditionally, , and have been the most popular genres, but have been among the best performers in the 21st century. Estimates depend on the used to adjust the grosses, and the used to convert between currencies can also impact upon the calculations, both of which can have an effect on the ultimate rankings of an inflation adjusted list. The most successful shared universe in the medium of film is the , a crossover between multiple superhero properties owned by. But which films ultimately reigned supreme? The only thing they all have in common is that audiences loved them, and went to see them in droves.
The 1970s saw a shift in audience tastes to films, with six such films made by either or topping the chart during the 1980s. Only one woman of color worked as a composer across the 300 films we examined and there were no underrepresented female directors of photography. Thus, gross receipts is the much broader term and includes distributor rentals. The presence of women escalates as the analysis moves lower into the chain of command. When properly adjusted for inflation, however, on that comparative scale —which was the highest-grossing film outright for twenty-five years—is still the highest-grossing film of all time.
Asian helmers were less likely than non-Asian helmers to have directed 2 or 3 movies during the 12-year sample. Black Panther or BlacKkKlansman could take home a Golden Globe on Sunday, but they are also signs that 2018 delivered some much-needed change to Hollywood. The analysis also focuses on women in executive and leadership ranks at major media companies. This is a list of films which placed number one at the weekend for the year. Audience tastes were fairly eclectic during the 20th century, but several trends did emerge. Not one female A, B, or C camera operator worked across the top-grossing live-action films of 2018. Despite later retracting the claim, the sum has been widely reported even though it has never been substantiated.