2017 Women-Led Worldwide Box-Officeby PavitraKumari | created - 1 month ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
1. Figures in $US, data taken from boxofficemojo & the-numbers.
2. Includes only women led & directed movies of 2017.
3. Budget mentioned is the Production Budget only. Cost of advertisement, release etcetera are additional.
4. Verdicts are as per only the theatrical performance of the film. Other revenues are not considered.
ALL TIME BLOCKBUSTER: 0 MEGA BLOCKBUSTER: 0 BILLION DOLLAR GROSSER: 2 (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast) BLOCKBUSTER: 4 (Annabelle: Creation, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Happy Death Day, 47 Meters Down) SUPER-HIT: 1 (The Shape of Water) HIT: 4 (Fifty Shades Darker, Girls Trip, Lady Bird, Everything Everything) SEMI-HIT: 5 (Wonder Woman, Pitch Perfect 3, A Bad Moms Christmas, I Tonya, The Florida Project) AVERAGE: 6 (The Post, Atomic Blonde, Rings, Victoria & Abdul, Home Again, Before I Fall)
Biggest Budget to Gross multiplier: Happy Death Day (26.15x) Highest No. of IMDb Votes: Wonder Woman Actresses with multiple solo successful films: None
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1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Votes: 471,682 | Gross: $620.18M
$1,332.5 million Budget: $317 million BILLION DOLLAR GROSSER
2. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Votes: 243,709 | Gross: $504.01M
$1,263.5 million Budget: $160 million BILLION DOLLAR GROSSER
3. Wonder Woman (2017)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Votes: 497,305 | Gross: $412.56M
$821.8 million Budget: $149 million SEMI-HIT
4. Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.
Votes: 83,088 | Gross: $114.38M
$381.5 million Budget: $55 million HIT
5. Annabelle: Creation (2017)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
Votes: 95,677 | Gross: $102.09M
$306.5 million Budget: $15 million BLOCKBUSTER
6. The Shape of Water (2017)
R | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
Votes: 317,148 | Gross: $63.86M
$195.8 million Budget: $20 million SUPER-HIT
7. Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Music
Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.
Votes: 46,578 | Gross: $104.90M
$185.7 million Budget: $45 million SEMI-HIT
8. The Post (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
Votes: 110,876 | Gross: $81.90M
$179.8 million Budget: $50 million AVERAGE
9. Ghost in the Shell (2017)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Votes: 179,831 | Gross: $40.53M
$169.8 million Budget: $110 million THEATRICAL FLOP
10. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Votes: 355,562 | Gross: $54.51M
$160.2 million Budget: $12-15 million BLOCKBUSTER
11. Girls Trip (2017)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
Votes: 30,193 | Gross: $115.11M
$140.9 million Budget: $19 million HIT
12. A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
R | 104 min | Comedy
As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.
Votes: 33,993 | Gross: $72.11M
$130.6 million Budget: $28 million SEMI-HIT
13. Secret Superstar (2017)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Music
Insia is a 14 year-old from Vadodara who dreams of being a singer one day.
$128.7 million Budget: N/A Country: India (Hindi)
14. Happy Death Day (2017)
PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.
Votes: 92,173 | Gross: $55.68M
$125.5 million Budget: $4.8 million BLOCKBUSTER
15. Atomic Blonde (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Votes: 154,295 | Gross: $51.57M
$100 million Budget: $30 million AVERAGE
16. Rings (2017)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days.
Votes: 34,736 | Gross: $27.78M
$83.1 million Budget: $25 million AVERAGE
17. Lady Bird (2017)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
Votes: 183,545 | Gross: $48.96M
$78.9 million Budget: $10 million HIT
18. Victoria & Abdul (2017)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Votes: 26,201 | Gross: $22.25M
$68.3 million Budget: $21 million AVERAGE
19. 47 Meters Down (2017)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.
Votes: 40,940 | Gross: $44.31M
$62.3 million Budget: $5.3 million BLOCKBUSTER
20. Everything, Everything (2017)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance
A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.
Votes: 27,981 | Gross: $34.00M
$61.6 million Budget: $10 million HIT
21. Snatched (2017)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results.
Votes: 30,595 | Gross: $45.83M
$60.8 million Budget: $42 million THEATRICAL FLOP
22. Molly's Game (2017)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Votes: 108,418 | Gross: $28.78M
$59.3 million Budget: $30 million THEATRICAL FLOP
23. All the Money in the World (2017)
R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 61,953 | Gross: $25.11M
$57 million Budget: $50 million THEATRICAL FLOP
24. I, Tonya (2017)
R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 146,913 | Gross: $30.01M
$53.9 million Budget: $11 million SEMI-HIT
25. Rough Night (2017)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.
Votes: 40,840 | Gross: $22.06M
$47.4 million Budget: $20 million THEATRICAL FLOP
26. Flatliners (2017)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.
Votes: 34,884 | Gross: $16.87M
$45.2 million Budget: $19 million THEATRICAL FLOP
27. Mother! (2017)
R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Votes: 161,737 | Gross: $17.80M
$44.5 million Budget: $30 million THEATRICAL FLOP
28. The Circle (I) (2017)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity.
Votes: 74,069 | Gross: $20.48M
$40.7 million Budget: $18 million THEATRICAL FLOP
29. Kidnap (2017)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Votes: 29,620 | Gross: $30.72M
$34.8 million Budget: $21 million THEATRICAL FLOP
30. Home Again (2017)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Votes: 23,518 | Gross: $27.02M
$37.3 million Budget: $12 million AVERAGE
31. The Beguiled (2017)
R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Votes: 44,199 | Gross: $10.58M
$28 million Budget: $10 million THEATRICAL FLOP
32. The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
Votes: 32,799 | Gross: $17.45M
$26.3 million Budget: $20 million THEATRICAL FLOP
33. Wish Upon (2017)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them.
Votes: 15,388 | Gross: $14.30M
$23.5 million Budget: $12 million THEATRICAL FLOP
34. The Glass Castle (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
Votes: 24,469 | Gross: $17.27M
$22.1 million Budget: N/A
35. The Leisure Seeker (2017)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.
Votes: 5,617 | Gross: $3.23M
$19.3 million Budget: N/A
36. Before I Fall (2017)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.
Votes: 40,153 | Gross: $12.23M
$19 million Budget: $5 million AVERAGE
37. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 44,269 | Gross: $12.64M
$18.5 million Budget: $25 million THEATRICAL DISASTER
38. Unforgettable (II) (2017)
R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller
A woman sets out to make life a living hell for her ex-husband's new fiancée.
Votes: 11,776 | Gross: $11.27M
$17.8 million Budget: $12 million THEATRICAL FLOP
39. The Florida Project (2017)
R | 111 min | Drama
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Votes: 74,340 | Gross: $5.90M
$11.3 million Budget: $2 million SEMI-HIT
40. My Cousin Rachel (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Votes: 15,815 | Gross: $2.68M
$9.2 million Budget: N/A
41. Tulip Fever (2017)
R | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance
An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.
Votes: 15,603 | Gross: $2.43M
$8.4 million Budget: $25 million THEATRICAL DISASTER
42. Viceroy's House (2017)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
Votes: 5,758 | Gross: $1.11M
$7.8 million Budget: N/A
43. Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A desperate single mother moves with her three children into the notorious, supposedly haunted, real-life Amityville house to try and use its dark powers to cure her comatose son. Things go horribly wrong.
Votes: 11,201 | Gross: $0.00M
$7.7 million Budget: N/A
44. Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.
Votes: 8,109 | Gross: $7.12M
$7.4 million Budget: N/A
45. Hampstead (2017)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home.
Votes: 3,366 | Gross: $0.14M
$6.2 million Budget: N/A
46. Phillauri (2017)
138 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man must marry a tree to ward off threats to his love-life, but the tree turns out to have more spirit than the man bargained for.
Votes: 3,134 | Gross: $0.46M
$5.6 million Budget: N/A Country: India (Hindi)
47. Table 19 (2017)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with five fellow unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Votes: 23,371 | Gross: $3.61M
$5 million Budget: $5 million THEATRICAL FLOP
48. Wonderstruck (2017)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Mystery
Tells the tale of two children separated by fifty years. In 1927, Rose searches for the actress whose life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977, Ben runs away from home to find his father.
Votes: 8,338 | Gross: $1.03M
$3.3 million Budget: $7 million THEATRICAL DISASTER