Jennifer Lawrence named the most bankable star of 2014

MUMBAI: Jennifer Lawrence’ blockbuster films The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and X-Men: Days of Future Past have made a total of $1.4 billion in the box office.

The success of these films has made the 24 year old actress the most bankable box office star of 2014, according to Forbes magazine.

Lawrence was listed ahead of Chris Pratt and Scarlett Johansson on Forbes’ annual list, which assigns rankings based on the year’s most successful films and the actors who starred in them.

Pratt came in second with a combined $1.2bn, thanks to the financial success of comic-book fantasy Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie, in which he provided the lead voice role.

Johansson made it to the third spot with a total of $1.18bn after appearing in superhero sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lucy and Under the Skin.

Here is the list of top 10 highest-grossing actors of 2014:

1. Jennifer Lawrence: $1.4bn (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - part one, X-Men: Days of Future Past)

2. Chris Pratt: $1.2bn (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Lego Movie)

3. Scarlett Johansson: $1.18bn (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Lucy, Under the Skin)

4. Mark Wahlberg: $1bn (Transformers: Age of Extinction)

5. Chris Evans: $800m (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Snowpiercer)

6. Emma Stone: $764m (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Magic in the Moonlight, Birdman)

7. Angelina Jolie: $758m (Maleficent)

8. James McAvoy: $747m (Days of Future Past, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby)

9. Michael Fassbender: $746m (Days of Future Past)

10. Hugh Jackman: $746m (Days of Future Past)

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