When it comes to movies and films, nothing can beat the American industry. But that was only true before the COVID-19 pandemic era. Everything has turned upside down, and so is the film industry. All the movies ready for theatrical released got delayed or the rights were either sold to the streaming platforms. In 2020, China overtook the United States as the world’s largest grossing box office with some amazing releases. Here are the 5 top-grossing movies of 2020
The Eight Hundred
The Eight Hundred is a Chinese historical war drama film directed by Guan Hu. The movie was originally scheduled for release in July 2019, but it got released this year in August. The story is set in 1937 Shangai and is about the Defense of Sihang Warehouse during the battle of Shangai and the Second Sino-Japanese War.
It is the top-most grossing film of 2020, having a budget of $80million and making $464 million on Box office. The film received critical acclaim.
Huang Zhinhong, Zhang Junyi, Jiang Wu, Zheng Kai, Du Chun, Wang Qianyuan, Yu Haoming
My People, My Homeland
This, too, is a Chinese movie. The stories revolve around different people belonging to different parts of rural China, exploring their cultures and things that make them unique.
This Chinese collection of five short stories is the second top-grossing movie of 2020 making $450 million on the Box office. The parts are A Mystery of UFO, A Mystery of UFO, The Way Back to Hometown, A Beijing Good Person, The Magical Touches, The Last Class.
Bo Huang, You Ge, Wei Fan
Bad Boys for Life
Have you watched Bad Boys 2? This action-comedy is the sequel to the 2003 movie and the third installment in the Bad Boys trilogy. The plot revolves around Miami detectives investigating a chain of murders linked to Lowrey’s troubled past.
Bad Boys for Life was released worldwide in theaters on January 17, 2020. It made $426.5 million on Box office and had a budget of $90million.
Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Paola Nunez, Charles Melton, Joe Pantoliano, Nicky Jam. Vanessa Hudgens
Written and directed by the brilliant Christopher Nolan, Tenet made $350.5 million on Box office this year. It is a thriller science fiction movie that revolves around a secret agent who manipulatives the flow of time to prevent World War III.
It took the writer five years to write the screenplay after contemplating for a decade on the main idea. Before releasing in August 2020, the film got delayed three times due to the Covid-19 situation. It is the fourth highest-grossing movie of 2020 and received quite positives reviews and accolades from the critics.
John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson, Kenneth Branagh, Dimple Kapadia
Sonic the Hedgehog – Top Grossing Movies
Last but not least on this list of top-grossing movies is Sonic the Hedgehog. This action-adventure comedy movie is a perfect delight for the fans of Sonic video games of Sega. The story is written by Josh Miller and Pat Casey. The project was not the work of one night, the development for the movie began in the ’90s but unfortunately remain just the plan until just now.
Sonic the Hedgehog received positive acclaims from the critics and made $308.4 million on Box office. During the opening weekend, it broke all the records for a video game film in America and Canada.
James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, Natasha Rothwell, Neal McDonough
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