2018-01-01 / Features

10 FLICK FACTS FOR FUN

The following list of Top Ten movie searches during 2017 is provided by Google and comes from Insider.

“IT” had the third highest opening weekend of 2017 and grossed more than $123 million, breaking the bank for a September debut.

“Beauty and the Beast” (live action) broke box office records, earring the most of any Disney live-action film at $16.3 million during its previews.

“Wonder Woman” struts in as the highest-grossing superhero origin movie of all time and the highest grossing summer film.

“Get Out” was the best reviewed horror film of 2017. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 99 percent.

“Justice League” was eagerly awaited, but the film may have lost as much as $100 million for Warner Bros.

“Logan” differed dramatically from its predecessors and was Hugh Jackman’s last opportunity to showcase his character, Wolverine. It had the biggest March opening ever for an R-rated movie.

“Baby Driver” proved vastly popular and was a great summer movie, with no comparable cinematic release this year.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is listed as a surprise hit that had big shoes to fill and did a good job.

“Hidden Figures” is a true story that was not expected to do nearly as well as it did, actually topping the box office.

“Dunkirk” is being called the best war movie of all time and was so popular with audiences that it was re-released by Warner Bros. in December.

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