6. The Hunger Games (2012)
> Fellow leads: Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci
> Director: Gary Ross
> Domestic box office: $408.01 million
In the first of the dystopian “Hunger Games” films, based on the novels by Suzanne Collins, Lawrence plays teen Katniss Everdeen, who is selected to train and compete in an annual fight to the death.
5. American Hustle (2013)
> Fellow leads: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper
> Director: David O. Russell
> Domestic box office: $150.10 million
In “American Hustle,” Lawrence plays Rosalyn Rosenfeld, a fiery mess and manipulative alcoholic who is even cleverer than her con artist husband.
4. Winter’s Bone (2010)
> Fellow leads: John Hawkes, Garret Dillahunt, Isaiah Stone
> Director: Debra Granik
> Domestic box office: $6.53 million
In “Winter’s Bone,” Lawrence plays Ree Dolly, an Ozark teenager struggling to care for her family while searching for her drug-dealing father. Lawrence earned multiple nominations and awards for her performance.
3. X: First Class (2011)
> Fellow leads: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Bacon
> Director: Matthew Vaughn
> Domestic box office: $146.41 million
In her first X-Men film, Lawrence’s character, Raven, and her adoptive brother, Charles, team up with other young mutants to stop a former Nazi officer who is attempting to start a world war.
2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
> Fellow leads: Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman
> Director: Francis Lawrence
> Domestic box office: $424.67 million
In the first sequel to “The Hunger Games,” Katniss returns home victorious to find out that her actions have sown seeds of rebellion amongst the people and that her home district and family are now being threatened by the Capitol.