The cinema of the United States, also known as Hollywood, has had aprofound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century.Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods:
Since the 1920s, the American film industry has grossed more money every year than that of any other country.During the so-called Golden Age ofHollywood, which lasted from the end of thesilent era in American cinema in the late1920s to the early 1960s, thousands ofmovies were issued from the Hollywoodstudios.
The start of the Golden Age wasarguably when The Jazz Singer wasreleased in 1927, ending the silent eraand increasing box-office profits forfilms as sound was introduced to featurefilms. Most Hollywood pictures adheredclosely to a formula - Western, slapsticcomedy, musical, animate cartoon,biopic (biographical picture) - and thesame creative teams often worked onfilms made by the same studio.
Hollywood produced a lot ofvery famous and importantmovies through all this years,much of these movies havebeen of the best of all thetimes, we’re going to see fourimportant films of the NorthAmerican cinema:
It was the Winner of 10 Academy Awards.The film featured an incredible budgetwhich reached US $ 4.25 million. itbecame the longestand most expensive movie.
The film series began with StarWars, released on May 25, 1977.This was followed by twosequels: The Empire StrikesBack, released on May 21, 1980,and Return of the Jedi, releasedon May 25, 1983. The openingcrawl of the sequels disclosedthat they were numbered as"Episode V" and "Episode VI"respectively, though the filmswere generally advertised solelyunder their subtitles. Though thefirst film in the series was simplytitled Star Wars, it later had thesubtitle Episode IV: A New Hopeadded to distinguish it from itssequels and prequels.
More than two decades after the release of theoriginal film, the series continued with the long-awaited prequel trilogy, consisting of Episode I:The Phantom Menace, released on May 19,1999; Episode II: Attack of the Clones, releasedon May 16, 2002; and Episode III: Revenge ofthe Sith, released on May 19, 2005.Box office performance, the complete StarWars film series grossed about $4,537,905,950in worldwide the six films together werenominated for 25 Academy Awards, of whichthey won ten. Three of these were SpecialAchievement Awards.
Released by Universal Pictures, E.T. was a blockbuster, surpassing Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time, a record it held for 11years. Critics acclaimed it as a timeless story of friendship, and it ranks as thegreatest science fiction film ever made. The film was rereleased in 1985, and then again in 2002 with altered special effects and additional scenes. This movie grossed $792,910,554 in worldwide The film was nominated for nine Oscars at the 55th Academy Awards, including Best Picture
The film garnered fourteen AcademyAwards nominations, and won eleven,including the Best Picture and BestDirector. It also picked up the awardsfor Best Cinematography, Best CostumeDesign, Best Visual Effects, BestSound, Best Sound Effects Editing,Best Original Dramatic Score, Best FilmEditing, Best Original Song, and BestArt Direction.The film earned $8,658,814 on itsopening day and $28,638,131 over theopening weekend from 2,674 theaters,averaging to about $10,710 per venue,and ranking number one at the boxoffice. By New Years Day, Titanic hadmade over $120 million
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