Hollywood Vs Bollywood

Hollywood is known to be the global leader in the film industry. It is the biggest and oldest stirring picture industry in the world. Movies of Hollywood are known to be technologically superior, creative and encloses varied themes. While, on the other hand, Bollywood is the largest film producing industry in the world that is capable of creating more than 1,000 movies annually. The movies in Bollywood are made on more local context, stories and culture. Let’s have a look at how these two differ from each other and which proves to be the best one.

1. Technology and Quality

While overlooking on overall quality and technology involved in film making, Hollywood is far ahead than Bollywood in terms of VFX, stunts, adventures and actions. Hollywood has access to more resources and has some of the great technicians working on the movies which result in technical superiority of the movies. Thus, the overall quality of films in Hollywood is much better than Bollywood.

2. Production Cost

The production cost and movie budget of Hollywood movies are much bigger than Bollywood movies. For example, in Bollywood ‘Bahubali 2’ is the most expensive movie released till date with an overall production cost of 35 million dollars. Hollywood on the other hand, spends a high amount on movies. For example, ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean’ is the most expensive Hollywood movie with an overall budget of 375 dollars.

3. Revenue

Bollywood movies are way behind in terms of revenue. For example, the highest-grossing movie in Bollywood is Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ which grossed 308 million dollars worldwide. On the other hand ‘Gone With The Wind’ is the highest-grossing Hollywood movie with worldwide collections of more than 3.5 billion dollars. Thus far no Bollywood movie has reached close to the elusive one billion dollar mark.


After comparing both the film industries, all it matters is a good movie that should be worth watching. However, Hollywood produces more realistic, adventurous and practical based movies which tend to attract more audience towards it. Most of the Bollywood movies are inspired by Hollywood ones because they want more and more Indians to view the special content of the movie.

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