Number of women characters in Hollywood's biggest movies declines in 2014

February 10, 2015 10:25 PM

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The fact that most characters in Hollywood’s biggest movies are men isn’t news. But what is news is the fact that the number of women protagonists declined in 2014, according to a new study.

The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego state released its annual survey of the top-grossing 100 films in the U.S. and how women are represented in them. Overall, the study found that just 12 percent of protagonists in these movies are women. That’s a 3 percent drop fro...

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