What were the top 20 highest-grossing movies of 2014?


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The list of the 20 highest-grossing films of 2014, based on domestic totals, began with "Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "The Lego Movie." In January 2015, "Guardians of the Galaxy" had a total domestic gross of $332 million.

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"Transformers: Age of Extinction" was the fifth-highest grossing film of 2014. This film was followed by "Maleficent," "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." The remaining films in the top 10 were "Big Hero 6" and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."

The second half of the top 20 began with "Godzilla," "22 Jump Street" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." "Interstellar," "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" came next. The four final films in the top 20 highest-grossing list were "Gone Girl," "Divergent," "Neighbors" and "Ride Along."

The sequel to "The Hobbit" was released latest of all the films on the list, and it became 2014's 16th-highest grossing film although it was only in release during the final week of the year. "Ride Along" was released earliest, on January 17th, and it grossed $134 million.

The list of highest-grossing films based on worldwide grosses instead of domestic varied slightly. "Transformers: Age of Extinction," "Guardians of the Galaxy," and "Maleficent" were the top three films of the year.

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