What Were the Most Successful Movies Released in 2014?

What Were the Most Successful Movies Released in 2014?

What Were the Most Successful Movies Released in 2014?

The most financially successful movies released in 2014 were "American Sniper," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Opening to a limited theater release on December 25, 2014, "American Sniper" grossed over $349 million during its run in American theaters.

"American Sniper," the top-grossing theatrical release of 2014, tells the story of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper, this biographical drama has an A+ rating with CinemaScore polls conducted during its opening weekend.

Released on November 21, 2014, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" earned over $337 million at the American box office and totaled $752 million worldwide. "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Captain America: The Winter Solider" tailed close behind with worldwide box office sales of $774 million and $714 million, respectively.