Due to the success of the first "Wonder Woman" movie adaptation, Hollywood cannot deny the changing times. Gal Gadot is breaking records and stereotypes worldwide as the movie continues to remain in the top box office spot.

The movie already earned $300 million worldwide with the opening alone amounting to $86 million. Aside from the millions it is making, feminists and fans are rejoicing because Gal Gadot and the movie became an instrument of gender equality through film.

Chris Pine backs feminism and 'Wonder Woman'

Lead actor Chris Pine commended how the movie empowered women in general.

He said that Gadot's character changed the stereotype of superhero movies where the good guys chase after the bad guys. With a female lead, there's more passion, love, and femininity incorporated in the script, the visuals and the story altogether. Pine also commented that the movie offered a fresh female perspective to the otherwise testosterone-driven superhero movies.

“To have a female superhero story that is about love and compassion and nurturing of life than the opposite is very important." Chris Pine, who plays a military pilot and a spy in the movie said in an interview with Vanity Fair.

Gadot's drive for love and peace offers a blanket of femininity to the movie. Falling in love and being a hero were perfectly intertwined unlike in other superhero movies where the main lead needs to choose between responsibility and his personal life.

Pine believes that this is the first step and a lesson for everyone in Hollywood on how superhero movies should be made from now on.

'Wonder Woman' female director Patty Jenkins

"Wonder Woman" female director, Patty Jenkins is also rallying behind gender equality in movie making. Currently, "Wonder Woman" is considered one of the top grossing female-directed movies of all time.

However, Jenkins stated that she would like to be commended for being a great director and not just great a "female" director.

Having a female director resulted in a different take on superhero movies. For one, the female characters like Diana and the Amazons were not objectified in any way despite their slightly revealing body armor.

There was even a scene where Gadot landed on her feet and her thigh wiggled. This came as a good surprise to viewers who were presented with the fact that even superheroes aren't as physically perfect as previously thought.

Jenkins told Vanity Fair that “the world needs all different kinds of superheroes, especially one like Wonder Woman. She teaches love and the belief in a better mankind."

Despite its success, the movie is still finding some controversy. "Wonder Woman" is banned from showing in Lebanon due to Gadot's personal post against the country while she was serving in the Israeli military.