With breakout horrors, all action drama and some wonderfully witty comedy, it is safe to safe the industry has bounced back from its period of uncertainly after launching a number of hugely successful films.
While everyone will have their own take on what movies were their own personal favourite – we even did a top 10 – the films that made the highest amount at the UK Box Office can not be disputed.
But despite making the dough, did these films leave film fans on a high, or asking for a refund?
Here are the year’s top 15 highest grossing movies according to iMDb and how film fans rated them on respected film site Rotten Tomatoes.
1. Top Gun: Maverick
The long awaited sequel starring Tom Cruise was the hit of the year, bringing in $102,891,384 since its May release. The fans loved it too, with Rotten Tomatoes audience ranking it a certified fresh hit at a whopping 99%. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun
2. Minions: The Rise Of Gru
The Minions returned for 2022 for The Rise Of Gru and it was a family friendly affair which brought in $55,877,560 since July. It was another hit with cinema fans too, with Rotten Tomatoes audience ranking it a certified fresh hit at 89%. Photo: Handout
3. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Benedict Cumberbatch returned to his role of Dr Strange and smashed it at the UK Box Office, raking it $52,044,748. Audiences enjoyed it too, with a ranking of 85%. Photo: Jeff Spicer
4. The Batman
Robert Pattinson's debut as The Batman was highly anticipated and became one of the top movies of the year, bringing in $51,513,761 at the UK Box Office. Rotten Tomatoes audiences loved it, ranking it at 87%. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris