Key Facts About 2017 Movie-Going
- The top grossing movie of 2017 is Disney's Beauty and the Beast with over $1.2 billion worldwide.
- Besides Beauty and the Beast ($504 million), the top US grossing of movies released in 2017 include Wonder Woman ($412 million), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($389 million), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($332 million), IT ($290 million), Logan ($226 million), and The Fate of the Furious ($225 million).
- Wonder Woman grossed $103.3 million in its US opening weekend, breaking the record for a female-directed film.
- IT, the adaptation of Stephen King's novel, is the highest grossing September release, horror film of all time and the eighth-biggest R-rated movie (not accounting for inflation, US basis).