2017's Top Three Grossing Movies Featured Female Leads
Including ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast.’
2017 was a year filled with notable moments for women in the film and entertainment industries. In 2017 the top three-selling films featured female leads – the last time this happened at the box office was 1958, according to The Wrap.
Wonder Woman racked up $412.5 million USD while Star Wars: The Last Jedi raked in $517 million USD. The rise of female-led blockbusters will continue well into this year as Ocean’s 8 is set to release on June 8 featuring Rihanna.