RANKED! The Beatles of Biggest Budgeted Movies

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Pop cinema is a unique confluence of art and business. From the studios’ perspective, movies are a high-stakes gamble. They back ever larger projects in the hopes of not only recouping their losses but earning millions—or even billions—more. Some are successful and some are not, but as we all know, financial success does not necessarily equal a quality piece of art. We’ve ranked the seven best big-budget movies to date—adjusted for inflation, of course.

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