John Abraham best movies list – top box office hits
1. Dhoom – 2004
Dhoom was directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and co-starred Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Esha Deol and Rimi Sen. Film was made with budget of INR110 million and earned INR724.7 million at box office. Film was a blockbuster hit and John Abraham won IIFA Best Villain Award for his performance in the movie. Film tells the story of motorbike gangs who rob the banks and disappear in the national highway with their superbike. They live a very normal life as pizza delivery guys and never go public with their money. New police officer takes the charge of this special case and recruits a motorbike dealer who deals with stolen bikes. With the help of superbikes and new dealer police finally find out the real culprits.
2. Garam Masala – 2005
Garam Masala was directed by Priyadarshan and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Rimi Sen and Neha Dhupia. Film earned INR470 million at box office and declared blockbuster hit of the year. Film tells the story of two photographers who work with fashion models. First photographer’s girlfriend leaves his because of his closeness with the models. Their boss warns them to do good job in upcoming fashion event or else his he would reduce their salary. They want to make magazine famous with Garam Masala pictures. Rest of the story is about their experience and troubles they face.
3. Taxi No. 9211 – 2006
Taxi No. 9211 was directed by Milan Luthria and co-starred Nana Patekar, Sameera Reddy, Sonali Kulkarni and Shivaji Satam. Movie was a blockbuster hit and earned INR480 million at box office. Film tells the story of a cab driver in Mumbai who pretends to be an insurance agent. One day he gives lift to rich guy who was fighting for his father’s property. One day he loses key to the will of his father in the car but the driver hides the key. Rich guy visits the driver house and tells his wife what her husband actually does for living. She leaves her husband and takes the kid with her. Cab driver decides to take revenge against the rich guy for the incident.
4. Dostana – 2008
Dostana was directed by Tarun Mansukhani and co-starred Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra. Film was made with budget of INR30 crore and earned INR102 crore at box office. Film tells the story of two friends tell a lie to the landlord that they are gay partners. They did it because the landlord had a girl relative who is against letting the apartment for guys. The guys become good friends with the girl and both guys fell in love with her. They do all the work for her and start to outsmart each other.
5. Force – 2011
Force was directed by Nishikanth Kamath and co-starred Genelia D’Souza, Raj Babbar and Vidyut Jamwal. Film was made with budget of INR120 million and earned INR260 million at box office. Film was remake of Tamil blockbuster hit Kaakha Kaakha Starring Suriya and Jyothika. Film tells the story of sincere police officer who tries to chase a gangster. the psychopath gangster decides to take revenge against police and kidnaps a police officer’s wife in order to get detail of senior officer. Rest of the story is about how police officer finds the gangster.
6. Housefull 2 – 2012
Housefull 2 was directed by Sajid Khan and co-starred Akshay Kumar, Asin Thottumkal and Jacqueline Fernandez. Film was made with budget of INR500 million and earned INR1.86 billion at box office. Film tells the story of two young girls always fighting over small things. Their fathers are step brothers and their wives also hate each other. There is nothing but competition between the two family, they decided to get her married to rich son in laws. They find a marriage broker and ask him to search a rich suitable groom for them.
7. Race 2 – 2013
Race 2 was directed by Abbas Burmawalla and co-starred Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez and Anil Kapoor. Film was made with budget of INR60 crore and earned INR162 crore at box office. Film tells the story of a robbery wherein European currency printing plates are stolen by the gang. Saif Ali Khan starts to use this opportunity and pretends to be the person who robbed it. He subsequently starts dealing with casino owners and rest if how what actually happened to the currency plates.
8. Shootout at Wadala – 2013
Shootout at Wadala was directed by Sanjay Gupta and co-starred Anil Kapoor, Kangna Ranaut, Sonu Sood and Manoj Bajpai. Film was made with budget of INR48 crore and earned INR75 crore at box office. Film tells the story of Mumbai gangster who was shot dead by the police in an encounter. It is based on real life incident occurred on 11 January 1982 Wadala, Mumbai. The gangster is a college student who was very good at studies and was in love with a girl. He accidentally involves in fights of gangsters and ended up as a mafia leader.