Wonder Woman has become a record breaking box office success and now the titular heroine has earned the title of fourth highest grossing action heroine. Box Office Mojo reports that with a current domestic gross of $212,609,246, the film has now surpassed Terminator 2: Judgement Days $204,843,345 domestic gross.
Wonder Woman places directly behind Katniss Everdeen, whose four Hunger Games films occupy the next positions in the rankings, with Hunger Games: Catching Fire leading the pack with $424,668,047.
The Star Wars franchise holds the top two positions with Rogue One‘s Jyn Erso placing second and The Force Awakens‘ Rey reigning with $936,662,225.
Do you think Wonder Woman can rise in the ranks and surpass some of her fellow action heroines? Share your thoughts below!
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers… and her true destiny.
Directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Danny Huston, Elena Anaya, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui.
Wonder Woman will be released in theaters on June 2, 2017.
Source: Box Office Mojo
7 Things Marvel Can Learn From ‘Wonder Woman’
Ever since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been shaping the way that Superhero films are being made. While comics were certainly a popular resource to pull from, the MCU has pushed the superhero genre into the mainstream and causing studios to make bigger and bigger movies every single year. This accelerated launch into the superhero genre from nearly every studio has given rise to DC making their mark to have a cinematic universe as well. While the previous DC Extended Universe films have had little critical success, Wonder Woman was released to big box office and high critical reception. This film did a lot of things differently, but found a perfect blend of action, comedy, and hopeful inspiration. It broke ground in representation as well as in superhero film quality. Marvel has made some great films, but there is a lot that they can learn and be taking notes of.
Here are 7 things Marvel can learn from Wonder Woman. There will be some spoilers ahead.
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