2014’s highest-grossing cinema releases

Guardians of the Galaxy title card

Today begins the final Opening Weekend of 2014. So it makes sense for today to be the day for looking back at this year’s most financially successful releases cinematically. From ten…


10: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Dean DeBlois)

Total worldwide gross: $618,909,935


09: Interstellar (Jonathan Nolan/Christopher Nolan)

Total worldwide gross: $635,433,000


08: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (Danny Strong/Peter Craig)

Total worldwide gross: $639,727,000


07: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Mark Bomback/Rick Jaffa/Amanda Silver)

Total worldwide gross: $708,279,489


06: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Roberto Orci/Alex Kurtzman/Jeff Pinkner)

Total worldwide gross: $708,982,323


05: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Christopher Markus/Stephen McFeely)

Total worldwide gross: $714,083,572


04: X-Men: Days of Future Past (Simon Kinberg)

Total worldwide gross: $746,045,700


03: Maleficent (Linda Woolverton)

Total worldwide gross: $757,752,378


02: Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn/Nicole Perlman)

Total worldwide gross: $772,152,345


01: Transformers: Age of Extinction (Ehren Kruger)

Total worldwide gross: $1,087,404,499

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