"Wonder Woman" Is About To Be The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film By A Female Director

Director Patty Jenkins keeps making history.

At some point on Friday, Wonder Woman will officially become the highest grossing live-action movie directed by a woman, Patty Jenkins.

At some point on Friday, Wonder Woman will officially become the highest grossing live-action movie directed by a woman, Patty Jenkins.

As of Thursday, the film has grossed an estimated $609.5 million million in global box office returns in just 21 days.

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Mamma Mia!, directed by Phillida Lloyd, previously held the record. In 2008, it earned $609.8 million globally, a number Wonder Woman is sure to surpass on Friday.

Mamma Mia!, directed by Phillida Lloyd, previously held the record. In 2008, it earned $609.8 million globally, a number Wonder Woman is sure to surpass on Friday.

Other top-grossing live-action films from female directors include 2015's Fifty Shades of Grey from Sam Taylor-Johnson ($571 million), 2009's Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel from Betty Thomas ($443.1 million), 2008's Twilight from Catherine Hardwicke ($393.6 million), and 2000's What Women Want from Nancy Meyers ($374.1 million).

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Wonder Woman is also on track to earn the best domestic grosses of Warner Bros.’ recent slate of interconnected films based on DC Comics — even though it had the lowest opening weekend.

Wonder Woman is also on track to earn the best domestic grosses of Warner Bros.' recent slate of interconnected films based on DC Comics — even though it had the lowest opening weekend.

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