Confused by unnecessarily complicated plot twists and turns? Yup, so are we. Therefore, we took it upon ourselves to spend some time doing research on Twitter (it was a hard job but someone had to do it). We found the best tweets that explain in a nutshell what the following famous movies are all about. We also provide the amount of money the movies earned at the box office so you can compare plot line to bottom line. For fun, we included the movie’s official tagline as well.
1. Every generation has a story.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi earned over $400 million at the North American box office after 12 days of being released. It should end the year with approximately $500m domestic and $1 billion worldwide. It made Daisy Ridley and John Boyega famous.
2. Justice for all.
Starring Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot, Justice League earned $614,729,668 worldwide (so far).
3. The battle for earth begins at sea.
Battleship starred Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson and featured Rihanna. This alien war movie earned $303,025,485 worldwide.
4. He made a bet. She made history.
This true story starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell earned $12,638,526 in the US.
5. Consumed by dance
Starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, this dance thriller earned $329,398,046 worldwide.
6. Twelve terrorists. One cop.
The Bruce Willis action thriller earned $140,767,956 and started a movie franchise.
7. Live, Die, Repeat
Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt starred in this action movie that earned $369,206,256 worldwide.
8. New roads ahead
Vin Diesel rode this movie to $1,238,764,765 worldwide.
9. The impossible comes true
Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams starred in this biographical musical that has earned $28,245,723 worldwide so far.
10. Let the magic begins.
The Harry Potter series has earned $7,723.4 billion worldwide
11. Holy cow!
Macaulay Culkin took this comedy to $533,800,000 worldwide.
12. Middle Earth comes alive…
The Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom fantasy film earned $871,530,324 worldwide.
13. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher starred in the first of the franchise that earned $775,398,007 worldwide.
14. Homework can wait. The city can’t.
Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr. star in this superhero adventure that earned $880,166,924 worldwide.
15. Thunder will reign.
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett star in this superhero adventure that earned $802,233,599 worldwide.
16. He just landed the gig of his life: 4th grade.
Jack Black, Mike White, Joan Cusack star in this elementary school comedy that earned $131,282,949 worldwide.