2017 was yet another strong year for cinema, with scores of hugely successful movies released. There were lots of critically acclaimed movies released, as well as plenty of box office smashes. Here’s a look at 2017’s ten highest grossing movies.
1 Star Wars: The Last Jedi - $1.312 billion
The latest in the hugely successful Star Wars series is not only the highest grossing movie of 2017, it's also the ninth highest grossing movie ever. It's the eighth instalment in the long-running series and the second in the series' third trilogy. A conclusion to the trilogy and ninth overall instalment is set to be released on 20 December, 2019.
2 Beauty and the Beast - $1.263 billion
Disney's live-action retelling of its classic animated movie of the same name was a huge success both critically and commercially. Thanks to its huge box office success, it's the world's highest grossing live-action musical movie of all time.