Film Studio Universal Pictures first in 2017 has earned in world hire four billion dollars.
This became possible after the successful launch of the low-budget Comedy called “Catch a girl”, which brought together in its premiere weekend only in North America, $ 30 million PR production budget of $ 19 million.
Of course, the main “engines” Universal hoist such hits as “fast and furious 8” with his astronomical 1.23 billion dollars and “Despicable me 3”, the world’s fees which, at the time of this writing has exceeded $ 700 million. Also among the very successful projects of the Studio Thriller “Off” and “Split”, which gathered in the domestic box office of more than $ 300 million of a total budget of only $ 13 million.
By mid-summer 2017 Universal studios ranked second in the ranking, which takes into account the share of the U.S. market, behind only Buena Vista company that represents rental projects the Walt Disney company and its subsidiaries.
It is worth noting that in 2017, Universal had some serious setbacks. In particular, the film “the Mummy”, which the Studio attempted to run the franchise, “the Dark universe”, earned significantly less than planned.