8 Movies You Didn't Realize Were Big Hits This Year
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
$134 million worldwide on a $10 million budget, $46 million domestic
And speaking of movies that appeal to an older audience… I'm sure not even Fox Searchlight dreamed that their tiny British film about retirees making their way to India could become a bona fide international phenomenon, with talks of a sequel now starting. The movie is cozy and likable, with a cast to die for, but when a $10 million movie becomes this big out of nowhere, it's pretty much just lightning in a bottle-- or maybe the effect of Judi Dench, who truly can do no wrong these days.
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