This final movie in the trilogy cost a total of $310 Million dollars to make, and it wasn’t even that great, unfortunately. It was the highest anticipated movie in a successful franchise, but it let us all down. We didn’t see jack Sparrow until halfway through the movie, and only then did Disney realize that Sparrow was the reason why we all watched the films. Luckily, Disney still made a profit from the box office, and gave Sparrow his own movie afterwards.
2. Spiderman 3
This third instalment in the Spiderman trilogy cost $260 million dollars. Everyone was so excited for the third spiderman movie, especially since the other two were fantastic. The initial reaction to Spiderman 3 was, “well that was just okay,” and then thinking about it more, staying awake at night because you could see images of Peter Parker walking down the street pointing at people passing by, you thought “man that was stupid.” The movie mad a profit though, gathering $890 million worldwide.
Disney seems to be dishing out the cash. Tangled cost $258 million dollars to make back in 2010. The success of this movie (making $600 million worldwide) opened the door for Disney Princesses to come back to the big screen. Next up, Frozen.
4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The only Harry Potter movie to make it on the list of most expensive movies of all time, the Half Blood Prince cost $250 million to make. This is because the final movie was spilt into part 1 and 2, to make it easier on the budget. It raked in $930 million worldwide.
5. John Carter
Initially, this was supposed to be an animated film released in the 1930′s. Instead Disney (yes Disney again) waited 70 years to finally release a live action version, costing $250 million. They just broke even thanks to worldwide sales, and it certainly made Disney more cautious about it’s investments.