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Hollywood films that grossed more than a billion dollars

06 August 2014, 08:09Tinah Zabezolo

Los Angeles - It is common knowledge amongst film lovers that the blockbusters we oh so love cost a lot of time and money to produce.

But the studios and producers who commission these artworks know that the return is even greater, they rest assured with the knowledge that one film has the potential to make them more money than they could ever imagine.

Here are 7 Hollywood films that turned box office success into billions of cold hard cash:

1. Titanic (1997) - $2.413bn

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2. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) - $2.216bn

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3. Avatar (2009) - $2.782bb

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4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) - $1.045bn

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5. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) - $1.005bn

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6. Alice in Wonderland (2010) - $1.025bn

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7. Lord Of The Rings: The Return of The King (2003) - $1.119bn

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