The market for Hollywood movies in India is growing at a rapid pace. More and more Hollywood movies are making it to the Indian theatres. In fact, Hollywood movies have created a market for themselves in India.
Till now, nine Hollywood movies have crossed the 100 crore mark in India and the number will keep on rising in the coming years. Hollywood’s latest big release ’ Avatar 2,’, surpassed the lifetime collections of Avengers: Endgame emerging as the highest-grossing Hollywood film in India.
As ‘Avatar 2’ set the Indian box office on fire, have a look at the list of highest-grossing Hollywood movies in India, break the records of Highest Grossing Bollywood, Highest Grossing Tollywood and Highest Grossing Kollywood Movies.
1- Avatar 2 (2022)- 386.90 Cr*
Avatar 2 tops the highest grossing list, it was released in mid-Dec 2022, and saw a huge opening weekend of 129 Cr+ nett. It crossed the lifetime biz of Avengers: Endgame on day 25 (Jan 9) to become the highest-grossing Hollywood movie, here.
It is now inching closer to ending its run at the box office in India. The total India collections of Avatar-2 stands at 386.90 Cr in 39 days, from here it will be difficult for the film to cross the 400 Cr milestone.
2- Avengers: Endgame (2019) – Rs 373.22 crore
Hollywood superhero movie Avengers: Endgame is the second highest grossing Hollywood movie in India. In fact, it was the first Hollywood movie to cross 300 crore mark in India until Avatar 2.
3- Avengers: Infinity War (2018) – Rs 227.43 crore
Avengers: Infinity War was released on 27 April 2019. It is currently the third highest grossing Hollywood film in India with a lifetime collection of 227.43 crores.
4- Spiderman: No Way Home (2021) – Rs 218.41 Cr
Marvel’s third film in the Spiderman film series titled, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has grossed 218.41 Cr in its run, becoming the fourth highest grossing film in India.
5- The Jungle Book (2016) – Rs 188 crore
Owing to its huge fan following in India over the year, the success of ‘The Jungle Book’ wasn’t a big surprise. The Hindi version of the film was a huge hit among the Indian audience. The Jungle Book earned 188 crores in its lifetime, beating several Bollywood biggies in 2016.
6- The Lion King (2019) – Rs 158.71 crore
After the super success of ‘The Jungle Book’, Jon Favreau delivered yet another VFX and animated masterpiece. The movie earned 158.71 crores in its run in India. Bollywood Superstar, Shah Rukh Khan lent his voice to the character of Mufasa in the Hindi version.
7- Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness (2022)- Rs 130 Cr
Marvel enjoys a separate fan base in India due to which every MCU movie that hit the theatres in India, earns huge. Doctor Strange 2 which was released in May 2022 went on to earn 130 Cr at the box office in India emerging as the seventh highest-grossing movie of all time, here.
8- Fast & Furious 7 (2015)- Rs 108 Cr
Fast & Furious 7 which boasts of seasoned actors like Vin Diesel, Dwayne Jhonson, and Paul Walker had created a huge buzz surrounding it at the time of its release. It went on to earn 108 Cr in India.
9- Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)- Rs 101.71 Cr
June 2022 release Thor 4 earned 101.71 Cr in its run in India. The film went on to become the 9th highest grossing movie despite the negative reviews.
10- Fast and Furious 8 (2017) – Rs 86.23 Cr
Vin Diesel starrer Fast and Furious 8 was released in April 2017. The film received praise from audiences and critics alike, it earned 86.23 Cr in India.