I’ve only watched Spider-Man but nor the rest. People seem to like sequels.
1. Spider-Man 3
Total Gross: $336,530,303
Spidey’s third spin shattered the wall-crawler’s own previous box office records, grabbing the biggest opening weekend of all time.
2. Shrek the Third
Total Gross: $321,012,359
The green one returned to reclaim his crown, drawing the largest opening weekend crowd ever for an animated movie.
Total Gross: $319,071,806
Autobots and Decepticons waged battle to break out as the biggest non-sequel moneymaker of the year. Naturally, a sequel is in the works.
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Total Gross: $309,420,425
The third Pirate installment looted less box office booty than last year’s “Dead Man’s Chest,” but still plundered the highest worldwide gross of 2007.
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Total Gross: $292,004,738
Harry Potter’s fifth year at Hogwarts made the series one of the most-sucessful movie franchises of all time – second only to Star Wars.
6. The Bourne Ultimatum
Total Gross: $227,471,070
Matt Damon’s third turn as Jason Bourne beat out James Bond, Mission: Impossible and Austin Powers as the top spy movie of all time.
Total Gross: $210,614,939
In a bulging battlefield of sequels, the mighty Spartans held their own, conquering the box office with the biggest spring opening ever.
Total Gross: $206,445,654
While not standing quite as tall Pixar’s previous features, this rat tale still cooked up big numbers as the biggest G-rated movie of the year.
9. The Simpsons Movie
Total Gross: $183,132,370
Propelled by a devoted fan base, TV’s favorite family landed in the top 10 – a 2-D powerhouse in a sea of computer-generated spectacles.
10. Wild Hogs
Total Gross: $168,273,550
Defying all expectations, this biker comedy managed to beat out big franchises like “Die Hard,” “Rush Hour” and “Fantastic Four.”