By Micah Mertes / World-Herald staff writer
Movies are expensive — especially movies in which people fly or cities are destroyed or Johnny Depp is a pirate.
"Avengers: Infinity War," in theaters this week, is actually the second-most-expensive movie ever made, coming in at an eye-popping $300 million. And that's just its production budget (marketing adds another $150 million to the price tag).
With $$$ on our minds mind, we looked into the other biggest and budget-est movies of the modern era. These are the most expensive movies ever made, followed by some of the most expensive movie series ever made back-to-back.
Note: Numbers are unadjusted for inflation.
Note 2: A lot of movies are ties.
Sources: The Numbers, Box Office Mojo