Recent hit films that aren't sequels or remakes
Original movies that aren't remakes, sequels, biopics, or spin-offs
Original ideas are hard to come by in Hollywood. It takes imagination to create a hit story that's never been done before. Think about it: superhero franchise films have been the biggest blockbusters in recent years. Indeed, the majority of box office hits these days are either sequels, remakes, biopics, or spin-offs. This gallery looks at the original movies making the big money at the box office. Take 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' for example—the new film from Quentin Tarantino has already made well over US$100 million.
Click on for recaps of hit films from this decade that have made the big bucks at the box office.