Successful thrillers!


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Successful thrillers!

  1. 1. Successful Thrillers!
  2. 2. Aliens- James Cameron (1886) <ul><li>The estimated budget for this film was $18,500,000. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide it made $131,060,248, so it made a massive profit. </li></ul><ul><li>The film is an action/sci-fi/thriller, and was certificated 18. This means that although the film made a massive amount of money, they could have maximised their profit by lowering the age, but this is most likely to be because it is not suitable for that age. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to why this film brought in such a big audience may be: </li></ul><ul><li>-the director (James Cameron), maybe people were attracted to see this film because of the success of the Terminator in 1884. </li></ul><ul><li>-the genre of sci-fi/action/thriller may have attracted people, these genre’s usually attract an audience of the younger adult age range. </li></ul><ul><li>-the production company (Twentieth Century Fox Entertainment), people know that this will be a big film because of the popularity of this production company. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fight Club- David Fincher (1999) <ul><li>The estimated budget for this film was $63,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide, except the US, the film made $71,000,000, but with the USA added the film made considerably more. </li></ul><ul><li>The films genre is drama/mystery/thriller and the certificate for this film was 18. The thriller films are usually aimed at young adults. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to why this film was successful: </li></ul><ul><li>-Actors such as Brad Pitt and Helena Carter may have attracted people to see this film. </li></ul><ul><li>-The thriller genre is very popular among young adults. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Dark Knight- Christopher Nolan (2008) <ul><li>The budget for this film was estimated at $185,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide, this film made $1,001,921,825. </li></ul><ul><li>The genre of this film is action/crime/thriller. Crime and thriller are often genre’s combined, and many people enjoy watching these types of films. </li></ul><ul><li>This film had a certificate of 12A. So it was available for the younger people to watch, which would maximise profit. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to why this film was so successful: </li></ul><ul><li>-A popular director in Christopher Nolan. </li></ul><ul><li>-The production company, Warner Brothers, renowned for big budget films. </li></ul><ul><li>-Batman has always been a character the public has been interested in. </li></ul><ul><li>-Actors such as Heath Ledger, and Christian Bale attract many people. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Inception- Christopher Nolan (2010) <ul><li>Estimated budget for this film was $160,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>This film is an action/sci-fi/thriller, with a 12A certificate. This means that the film maximised its profit because it was available to watch for many more people. </li></ul><ul><li>This film was such a success for many reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>-Big actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio. </li></ul><ul><li>-Director Christopher Nolan is well known for directing films such as Batman: The Dark Night. </li></ul><ul><li>-Big production company, Warner Brothers are well known for big budget, good films. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Goodfellas-1990 (Martin Scorsese) <ul><li>The estimated budget for this film was $25,000,000. </li></ul><ul><li>In the US, the film made $46,836,394. </li></ul><ul><li>The genre of this film was crime/drama/thriller and was certificated 18. </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons to why this film did so well: </li></ul><ul><li>-Big actors like Robert De Niro. </li></ul><ul><li>-Production company Warner Brothers. </li></ul>
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