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Leading Women Boost the Box Office

Women continue to be snubbed by the Oscars, even as their films prove more profitable.  

While films with female stars are on average 33% more profitable than male-led movies, “just 28% of films nominated for an Oscar since 2013 have had an actress taking top billing.” This profitability is despite the typically lower-budgets allocated to female-starring movies. Read more about this phenomenon here, and make sure to check out the 3 highest grossing movies of 2017 (all starring women, of course!) before the Oscars.

What’s your favorite woman-driven movie of the year? Let us know in the comments!