30 High Budget Movies of All Time

The Expenses of the film here given on today’s Cost of Production and Value of Money. In the list, ‘Cleopatra’ the film which released in 1963 at the budget of 44 million (Some sources reports $31.115 million) which equivalent of $320 million in 2013 dollars and is still considered as most expensive film in the world. Most of the High budget films can be seen after the year of 2004, and every recent year expensive films produced and listed top in the list. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and Titanic are the next ranked films. The below films are calculated on recent money value and cost of production.

Nominal Cost: Total expense in the release year of the Film
Adjusted for Inflation: Calculated for today’s Cost of Production and Money value

RankTitleYear of ReleaseAdjusted for inflation Cost(In Millions)Nominal Cost (In Millions)
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 2007$338$300
2Cleopatra 1963$320$44
3Titanic 1997$291$200
4Spider-Man 3 2007$290$258
5Tangled 2010$278$260
6Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2009$272$250
7Waterworld 1995$264$172
8Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 2006$261$225
9Avatar 2009$258$237
10John Carter 2012$254$250
11Spider-Man 2 2004$247$200
12King Kong 2005$247$207
13The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 2008$244$225
14X-Men: The Last Stand 2006$243$210
15Wild Wild West 1999$238$170
16Superman Returns 2006$236$204
17The Dark Knight Rises 2012$234$230
18The Lone Ranger 2013$225$225
19Man of Steel 2013$225$225
20The Avengers 2012$224$220
21Men in Black 3 2012$219$215
22Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2009$218$200
24Terminator Salvation 2009$218$200
25Quantum of Solace 2008$217$200
26Troy 2004$216$175
27Oz the Great and Powerful 2013$215$215
28The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005$215$180
29Toy Story 3 2010$214$200
30Battleship 2012$213$209
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