Jennifer Lawrence's Mockingjay is 2014's highest grosser in US

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Jan 23, 2015 12:03 IST

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is now 2014's highest-grossing movie in the US.

The Jennifer Lawrence-starring film snatched the title from the previous holder Guardians of the Galaxy following a battle at the box office.

Mockingjay collected $333.2 million while Guardians garnered $333.17 million domestically, reported Ace Showbiz.

Mockingjay was released on November 21 and so far has collected over $700 million worldwide. It opens in China on February 8.

In 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire also faced off a Marvel movie in a similar battle. Back then, the Lionsgate project toppled Iron Man 3 from its top position as the highest-grossing movie. It eventually garnered $424.7m, passing Robert Downey Jr-starring superhero film at $409m.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 is set for release on November 20. Also featuring Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth among others, the action adventure movie is directed by Francis Lawrence.

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