Highest Grossing Movies of 2013
#1 Iron Man 3 ($409,013,994)
Iron Man 3 hit theaters on May 3, 2013.
"When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution."-imdb
Iron Man 3 stars: Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Don Cheadle as Colonel James Rhodes/ Iron Patriot, Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian, Rebecca Hall as Maya Hansen, Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan, Ken Kingsley as Trevor Slattery, James Badge Dale as Savin, Stephanie Szostak as Brandt, Paul Bettany as Jarvis, William Sadler as President Ellis, Dale Dickey as Mrs. Davis, Ty Simpkins as Harley Keener, Miguel Ferrer as Vice President Rodriguez, and Xueqi Wang as Doctor Wu.
#2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($402,568,000)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire hit theaters on November 22, 2013.
"Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem."-imdb
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire stars: Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, Jack Quaid as Marvel, Taylor St. Clair as Ripper, Sandra Ellis Lafferty as Greasy Sae, Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Paula Malcomson as Katniss' Mother, Willow Shields as Primrose Everdeen, Donald Sutherland as President Snow, Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket, Bruce Bundy as Octavia, Nelson Ascencio as Flavius, Lenny Kravitz as Cinna, and Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman.
#3 Despicable Me 2 ($367,860,095)
Despicable Me 2 hit theaters on July 3, 2013.
"Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal."-imdb
Despicable Me 2 stars: Steve Carell as Gru, Kristen Wiig as Lucy, Benjamin Bratt as Eduardo/ El Macho, Miranda Cosgrove as Margo, Russell Brand as Dr. Nefario, Ken Jeong as Floyd, Steve Coogan as Silas, Elsie Fisher as Agnes, Dana Gaier as Edith, Moises Arias as Antonio, Nasim Perad as Jillian, Kristen Schaal as Shannon, and Pierre Coffin as Kevin The Minion/Bob The Minion/Stuart The Minion/Additional Minions/Evil Minions.
#4 Man of Steel ($291,045,518)
Man of Steel hit theaters on June 14, 2013.
"A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extrastellar origin when Earth is invaded by members of his own race."
Man of Steel stars: Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Diana Lane as Martha Kent , Rusell Crowe as Jor-El, Antje Traue as Faora-UI, Harry Lennix as General Swanwick, Richard Schiff as Dr. Emil Hamilton, Christopher Meloni as Colonel Nathan Hardy, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, Ayelet Zurer as Lara Lor-Van, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Dyan Sprayberry as 13 year old Clark, and Cooper Timberline as 9 year old Clark.
#5 Frozen ($283,866,000)
Frozen hit theaters on November 27, 2013.
"Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter."-imdb
Frozen stars: Kristen Bell as Anna, Idina Menzel as Elsa, Jonathan Groff as Kristoff, Josh Gad as Olaf, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk as Duke, Ciarán Hinds as Pabbie/Grandpa, Chris Williams as Oaken, Stephen J. Anderson as Kai, Maia Wilson as Bulda, Edie McClurg as Gerda, Robert Pine as Bishop, Maurice LaMarche as King, Livvy Stubenrauch as Young Anna, and Eva Bella as Young Elsa.
#6 Monsters University ($268,492,764)
Monsters University hit theaters on June 21, 2013.
"A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends."-imdb
Monsters University stars: Billy Crystal as Mike, John Goodman as Sully, Steve Buscemi as Randy, Helen Mirren as Dean Hardscrabble, Peter Sohn as Squishy, Joel Murray as Don, Sean Hayes as Terri, Dave Foley as Terry, Charlie Day as Art, Alfred Molina as Professor Knight, Tyler Labine as Greek Counsel VP, Nathan Fillion as Johnny, Bobby Moynihan as Chet, Noah Johnston as Young Mike, Julia Sweeney as Ms. Squibbles, Bonnie Hunt as Mrs. Graves, John Krasinski as Frank McCay, Bill Hader as Referee/Slug, Beth Behrs as PNK Carrie, Bob Peterson as Roz, and John Ratzenberger as Yeti.
#7 Gravity ($255,144,426)
Gravity hit theaters on October 4, 2013.
"A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space."-imdb
Gravity stars: Sandra Bullock as Ryan Stone, George Clooney as Matt Kowalski, Ed Harris as Mission Control(Voice), Orto Ignatiussen as Aningaaq(voice), Phaldut Sharma as Sheriff(voice), Amy Warren as Explorer Captain (voice), Basher Savage as Russian Space Station Captain (voice).
#8 Fast & Furious 6 ($238,679,850)
Fast & Furious hit theaters on May 24, 2013.
"Hobbs has Dom and Brian reassemble their crew in order to take down a mastermind who commands an organization of mercenary drivers across 12 countries. Payment? Full pardons for them all."
Fast & Furious stars: Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Paul Walker as Brian O' Conner , Dwayne Johnson as Hobb, Jordana Brewster as Mia, Michelle Rodriguez as Letty, Tyrese Gibson as Roman, Sung Kang as Han, Gal Gadot as Gisele, Ludacris as Tej, Luke Evans as Shaw, Elsa Pataky as Elena, Gina Carano as Riley, Clara Paget as Vegh, Kim Kold as Klaus, and Joe Taslim as Jah.
#9 Oz The Great and The Powerful ($234,911,825)
Oz The Great and The Powerful hit theaters on March 8, 2013.
"A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches."-imdb
Oz The Great and The Powerful stars: James Franco as Oz, Mila Kunis as Theodora, Rachel Weisz as Evanora, Michelle Williams as Annie/Galinda, Zach Braff as Frank/Finley, Bill Cobbs as Master Tinkerer, Joey King as Girl in Wheelchair/China Girl, Tony cox as Knuck
#10 Star Trek Into Darkness ($228,778,661)
Star Trek Into Darkness hit theaters on May 16, 2013.
"After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction."-imdb
Star Trek Into Darkness Stars: Chris Pine as Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Zoe Saldana as Uhura, Karl Urban as Bones, Simon Pegg as Scotty, John Cho as Sulu, Benedict Cumberbatch as Khan, Anton Yelchin as Chekov, Bruce Greenwood as Pike, Peter Weller as Marcus, Alice Eve as Carol, Noel Clarke as Thomas Harewood, Nazneen Contractor as Rima Harewood, Amanda Foreman as Ensign Brackett, and Jay Scully as Lieutenant Chapin.