10 Most Popular Movies 2007

Wednesday, January 26 by Layla Sinclair

If you want to watch some recent movies available on DVD, here are the 10 most popular movies of 2007. During 2007, a ton of sequels and action flicks lit up the screen. The movies below might not all be critically acclaimed, but people across the country flocked to theaters in 2007 to see these top grossing movies.

  1. Spider-Man 3” – In this third installment of the super hero trilogy starring Tobey Maguire, Spider-Man faces his worst foe: a dark, evil version of himself. James Franco also stars as a villain in a movie that may not have been the best of the Spider-Man movies, but was one of most popular movies of 2007.
  2. Shrek the Third” – Another sequel, the third Shrek film revolves around Shrek and Fiona’s quest to find a successor for the King of Far Far Way Land. This movie’s appeal to both children and adults made it one of the most popular movies of 2007.
  3. “Transformers” – This action juggernaut directed by Michael Bay turned Shia LaBeouf from teen actor to leading man and action star. The movie features non-stop special effects, massive explosions, and Megan Fox; it’s no wonder that this movie was one of the most popular guy movies of 2007.
  4. “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” – This movie is part of a much-loved Disney franchise and won a top spot as one of the most popular movies of 2007. In this installment, the pirate Jack Sparrow journeys from the land of the dead to the corners of the earth in this disjointed but very entertaining movie.
  5. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” – In this popular movie series based on J.K. Rowling’s beloved books, Harry must convince the wizarding community that Voldemort has returned. The film has a darker plot and places the lead characters in more adult roles.
  6. “I Am Legend” – Will Smith helms this action movie based on a popular science fiction novel. The movie centers on a man who has survived an apocalypse and roams the deserted city streets, battling infected human mutants. The constant action and Smith’s star power made this one of the most popular movies of 2007.
  7. “The Bourne Ultimatum” – Matt Damon returns to the screen as Jason Bourne in this espionage thriller. Bourne must once again dodge bullets as he goes out of hiding and attempts to uncover more of his forgotten past identity. The smart storytelling and constant twists and turns made this movie one of the most popular of 2007.
  8. “National Treasure: Book of Secrets” – In yet another blockbuster sequel, Nicholas Cage reprised his role as Ben Gates in this popular movie from 2007. For this film, Gates is on a quest to uncover lost secrets regarding Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.
  9. “Alvin and the Chipmunks” – Their little chipmunk voices may be grating, but this movie still was one of the most popular movies of 2007. Children simply can’t get enough of talking chipmunks, especially when they’re pulling pranks on humans.
  10. “Ratatouille” – This smart Disney movie revolves around one rat’s journey to become an acclaimed French chef. The film attracted both children and adults with its unique plot and endearing cartoon characters, which earned it a spot as one of the most popular movies of 2007.

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