To say it has been a very successful year for 20th Century Fox would be an understatement as news comes in today that the studio has crossed the $2 million mark domestically and $3 billion globally for 2014. They are the first studio to do so this year.
X-Men: Days of Future Past has been a huge help to this number, having taken $735 million worldwide.
This is the second time the studio has hit this point after doing so in 2010. The majority of that money came from James Cameron’s Avatar.
20th Century Fox have now hit $2 billion globally for the last six years in a row.
Here are the big contributors:
Grand Budapest Hotel ($168 million)
Rio 2 ($490 million)
The Other Woman ($195 million)
X-Men: Days of Future Past ($735 million)
The Fault in our Stars ($243 million)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 ($366 million)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($132 million)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is currently in cinemas and is directed by Matt Reeves (Let Me In) with Andy Serkis returning as Caesar alongside Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises), Keri Russell (Mission: Impossible III), Toby Kebbell (Wrath of the Titans), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In), Enrique Murciano (Black Hawk Down), Kirk Acevedo (The Thin Red Line) and Judy Greer (13 Going on 30).