Number one: Jennifer Lawrence, shown in November in London, was named by Forbes as the highest-grossing actor in 2014
By PAUL CHAVEZ FOR MAILONLINE
She’s number one! Jennifer Lawrence takes top spot in Forbes’ highest-grossing actor list with $1.4 billion at global box office
Jennifer Lawrence finished 2014 as the highest-grossing actor in Hollywood with her movies taking in $1.4 billion at the worldwide box office.
The 24-year-old Oscar-winning actress was named the highest earning thespian of the year by Forbes in an article on Friday thanks to her films The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and X-Men: Days Of Future Past.
The penultimate film in the Hunger Games franchise has earned about $333 million in the US and remains in theaters, while Days Of Future Past earned $233 million domestically.
Chris Pratt, 35, finished in second place with $1.2 billion in global grosses behind his starring role in Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galxy and the Warner Bros comedy The Lego Movie.
Marvel took a risk with the outer space adventure featuring lesser known comic book characters but Pratt as roguish hero Peter Quill resonated with audiences.
Guardians Of The Galaxy was the highest-grossing film domestically with a box office tally of $333 million.
Popular movies: Lawrence finished atop the list after starring in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Scarlet Johansson,30, finished in third place with an international box office haul of $1.18 billion mostly from the sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier that grossed $714 million worldwide.
Johansson reprised her role as Black Widow in the film starring 33-year-old Chris Evans as the shield-carrying superhero.
The rest of Johansson’s box office haul came from her films Lucy and Under The Skin.
Superhero sequel: Chris Evans and Scarlet Johansson are shown in a still from Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Mark Wahlberg, 43, finished fourth based on his single movie
Transformers: Age Of Extinction that grossed $1 billion at the global box office.
Evans rounded out the top five due largely to The Winter Soldier but also from his sci-fi action film Snowpiercer.
The post-apocalyptic movie about humanity’s survivors living on a massive train travelling on a global track had a limited US release but a wider release internationally.
Space adventure: Chriss Pratt starred as Peter Quill in the Marvel blockbuster Guardians Of The Galaxy
Snowpiercer brought in $86.7 million at the global box office.
Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Hugh Jackman rounded out the top 10.
Forbes based its listings on figures from Box Office Mojo.