Top movies of 2015

Robert Murphy, Reporter

1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens    

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Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a defector named Finn crash-lands on a desert planet, he meets Rey (Daisy Ridley), a tough scavenger whose droid contains a top-secret map. Together, the young duo joins forces with Han Solo (Harrison Ford) to make sure the Resistance receives the intelligence concerning the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), the last of the Jedi Knights.

Domestic Box Office $764,408,684
International Box Office $799,100,000
Worldwide Box Office $1,563,508,684

 

2. Jurassic world

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Located off the coast of Costa Rica, the Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus rex. When the massive creature escapes, it sets off a chain reaction that causes the other dinos to run amok.

Domestic Box Office $652,198,010
International Box Office $1,018,130,015
Worldwide Box Office $1,670,328,025

 

3. The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) jump-starts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go terribly awry, forcing him, Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and the rest of the Avengers to reassemble.

Domestic Box Office $459,005,868
International Box Office $945,700,000
Worldwide Box Office $1,404,705,868

 

4. Furious 7

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After defeating international terrorist Owen Shaw, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and the rest of the crew have separated to return to more normal lives. However, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), Owen’s older brother, is thirsty for revenge.

Domestic Box Office $351,032,910
International Box Office $1,162,986,161
Worldwide Box Office $1,514,019,071

 

5. minions

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Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan. Accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, Kevin sets forth to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first-ever super-villainess.

Domestic Box Office $336,045,770
International Box Office $827,549,296
Worldwide Box Office $1,163,595,066