Recently, female-led action movies have spiked in sales and even "out-earned" some films with male leads. As a result, movies like Divergent, Maleficent, Wonder Woman, and The Hunger Games were huge box office successes.
CenturyLinkQuote sought to find the most searched female-led action movies in each state and the results did not disappoint.
Casting more women as strong female leads is extremely important and has become more prominent in recent years. "It is important for girls and women — and people across the gender spectrum — to see powerful female characters who shape their own destinies, use their intellect, confront challenges, and defy stereotypes," Dr. Kimberly Mangun, Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Utah, stated in the report.
CenturyLinkQuote determined each state's most searched female-led action movie by sifting through data from IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, and box office revenue to find the 10 most popular movies from the past 11 years. After determining the most 10 popular films, they used Google Trends to determine the most searched for in each state.
So, what is Wisconsin's most searched female-led action movie?
Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (2020).
Maleficent was the second most searched film in the U.S., with six states searching it the most and Divergent was No. 3 with three states searching it the most.
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