OK, maybe ladies don't run the entire world, but they definitely know how to make a splash and rule the box office.
Despite the fact that male directors are still the majority in the film industry, female directors have been big moneymakers for studios, and they deserve some recognition.
While Wonder Woman — directed by the fierce Patty Jenkins — is the latest box office success , sparking a lot of conversation about female directors in Hollywood (and why they should be making as much bank as their male counterparts), Jenkins is not the only woman who has earned big bucks from a successful film.
Women have been kicking butt in the movie world for a long time, and we're all about showing some love for those who've subtly — and not so subtly — directed some of the highest-grossing films throughout history.
So, in honor of all the badass ladies running Hollywood behind the scenes, we've rounded up the 10 highest-grossing films directed by women.
- Exclusive: Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins on creating the mythic world of ...SYFY WIRE (blog)
- Patty Jenkins was surprised we all cried over this one "Wonder Woman" sceneHelloGiggles
- Patty Jenkins Wishes She Didn't Have to Cut So Much From Wonder WomanThe Mary Sue
- 'Wonder Woman' iTunes HD Download Includes Exclusive Extras With Gal Gadot ...Variety
- For Patty Jenkins, Making Wonder Woman Was Literally a Dream Come TruePOPSUGAR
- EXCLUSIVE: Patty Jenkins Talks 'Wonder Woman' Sequel, Oscar Buzz and Female ...Entertainment Tonight
- Celebrate girl power with free screening of Wonder WomanWorthing Herald
- One Actress Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins Wants To Work With AgainCinema Blend
- Wonder Woman Comic Sells For Close To $1 Million DollarsComicbook.com