The six highest grossing movies of 2014 worldwide were, in descending order: "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Maleficent," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Three of these also topped the U.S. charts.Continue Reading
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" was the highest grossing film worldwide in 2014 with a cumulative gross of $1.09 billion. The final "Hobbit" film came in second with $955 million. In third place was Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," which drew $774 million. Fourth was "Maleficent," with $758 million, and in fifth and sixth were "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," respectively, with $752 million and $748 million.
"Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth film in the highly successful "Transformers" franchise, became the 19th film to cross $1 billion worldwide. China was the country that contributed the most money to the film with around $300 million in box office receipts. The highest grossing film in the United States in 2014 was "American Sniper," which amassed a total domestic gross of nearly $350 million. Domestically, "American Sniper" was the second highest grossing R-rated film to date.Learn more about Art & Literature