According to the box office money counter Box Office Mojo, here are the 10 actresses who have grossed the most money at the box office over the course of their entire careers. In an unfortunate example of how far women still have to go in the entertainment industry — and all other industries, really — the top 10 of Box Office Mojo’s rankings are made up completely of men. It took picking through the top 55 actors in total to come up with the 10 women who have helped Hollywood make the most money at the box office. Here are those box office-winning women.
Anne Hathaway might be popular to hate, but people will pay to see her movies. Over the course of her career, Hathaway has made 21 movies that have grossed an average of $98.8 million each. Her highest-grossing movie is 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises, in which she played the latest version of Batman’s nemesis Catwoman, which made $448.1 million during its run in theaters. In total, she’s made $2.075 billion at the box office. Hathaway comes in at No. 55 on the overall list, counting both men and women.