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2017's Top Three Grossing Movies Featured Female Leads

Including ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast.’

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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.

Said movies included Wonder WomanBeauty and the Beast and Star Wars: The Last Jedi featuring Emma Watson, Gal Gadot and Daisy Ridley respectively.

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.

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