Thanks to over $333 million in box office sales, The Hunger Games Mockingjay – Part 1 has edged out Guardians of the Galaxy to become the highest grossing film of 2014. Katniss continues to reign supreme.
Consider this a win for womankind, too. Deadline reports:
This is the first time in box office history two films in a franchise ranked as the No. 1 titles at the domestic box office for two years in a row — no other Harry Potter, Twilight or Lord Of The Rings has ever done so. Not to mention, it's the first time a studio has had back-to-back annual No. 1 titles in decades (since box office charts began publishing in 1982, there haven't been any studios logging back-to-back annual No. 1 hits). Also, it's an anomaly that the No. 1-grossing film two years in a row features a female lead.
Look at the joy on Jennifer Lawrence's face.
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