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Entertainment The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made  

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A list of the most expensive movies ever made. These are the films that cost the most amounts of money to create. This list is based on the negative cost. The amounts listed below do not include marketing budgets, etc.; they only include the production budget of the film itself. These costs are not adjusted for inflation. Hollywood studios tend to be secretive about the money they spend, so creative accounting is sometimes used to obfuscate their numbers. That said, this list is just about as accurate as they come. Filmmaking is an expensive endeavor.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At W... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards
Total Cost (est.): $300m

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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi
Total Cost (est.): $260m

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
Total Cost (est.): $258m

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Harry Potter and the Half-Bloo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter
Total Cost (est.): $250m

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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez
Total Cost (est.): $237m

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prin... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Peter Dinklage
Total Cost (est.): $225m

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom
Total Cost (est.): $225m

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X-Men: The Last Stand is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin
Total Cost (est.): $210m

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Superman Returns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth
Total Cost (est.): $209m

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King Kong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody
Total Cost (est.): $207m

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Transformers: Revenge of the F... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Hugo Weaving
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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2012 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Spider-Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Quantum of Solace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Gemma Arterton, Eva Green, Daniel Craig
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Terminator Salvation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton
Total Cost (est.): $200m

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Cate Blanchett, Harrison Ford, Shia LaBeouf
Total Cost (est.): $185m

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The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger
Total Cost (est.): $185m

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The Golden Compass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen
Total Cost (est.): $180m

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy
Total Cost (est.): $180m

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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
Total Cost (est.): $180m

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Troy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne
Total Cost (est.): $175m

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Waterworld is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper
Total Cost (est.): $175m

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Evan Almighty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart
Total Cost (est.): $175m