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Michelle Pfeiffer

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 27 films, with $1,554,305,683 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #138)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Velma Von Tussle (Hairspray), Claire Spencer (What Lies Beneath), Elizabeth Collins Stoddard (Dark Shadows), Mrs. Caroline Hubbard (Murder on the Orient Express), Selina Kyle/Catwoman (Batman Returns)
Most productive collaborators: Johnny Depp, Tim Burton, John Travolta, Adam Shankman, Zac Efron

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As an ActorLeading27$1,024,653,151$529,652,532$1,554,305,683
Lead Ensemble Member4$228,538,242$445,550,337$674,088,579

2017 Preview: November

November 1st, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok

October wasn’t a good month; then again, outside of a few bright spots, the overall box office has been a disaster since early summer. I would love to say November will turn things around, but, while it should be better, in this case “better” is a relative term. There are two films on this list with a chance at $300 million, Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League, while Coco is nearly a guarantee for $200 million. By comparison, last November had a similar result with three films earning between $200 million and $300 million, but none topping that figure. This means, if Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League both get to that milestone, then 2017 could cut into 2016’s lead during the month. It will still take a minor miracle for 2017 to catch up in the end, but just cutting the lead in half by the end of December would be a reason to celebrate at this point. More...

Home Market Releases for October 3rd, 2017

October 3rd, 2017

Goon: Last of the Enforcers

It is not a great week for home market releases. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the biggest release of the week, but it is far from the best. As for the Pick of the Week contenders, they are all horror themed. Cult of Chucky is surprisingly good, especially for a franchise that’s lasted seven installments. Don't Torture A Duckling is a giallo film, and an important one in its director’s career. Up next is iZombie: Season Three, which is amazing, but it is always on the edge of being canceled. Finally, there's Vampyr: Criterion Collection Blu-ray. In the end, I went with the Don't Torture A Duckling: Special Edition as the Pick of the Week. Meanwhile, Goon: Last of the Enforcers Blu-ray Combo Pack earned Puck of the Week, for the best Canadian release. More...

Mother! Trailer

August 8th, 2017

Psychological thriller starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris, written and directed by Darren Aronofsky opens September 15 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Analysis: Sandra Bullock is Hollywood’s Top Actress

June 30th, 2014

With the recent weak performance of films such as Transcendence and Edge of Tomorrow at the box office, there’s been a lot of talk recently about how much actors and actresses are really worth to a film. The poor performance of these films hasn’t come as a huge surprise to followers of the Bankability Index, which produces valuations considerably below the $20 million that Johnny Depp reportedly earned from his lead role in Transcendence, and we thought this is a good opportunity to look at what the Index says about the most valuable actors and actresses in the business.

With Angelina Jolie making headlines for all the right reasons for her starring role in Maleficent, it seemed only fitting to start with an analysis of the most valuable actresses in Hollywood. For this chart, we’ve taken each star’s worldwide Bankability Index and divided it by the number of films they make each year to get an estimate of the average value they bring to a film, as of June, 2014. More...

2013 Preview: September

September 1st, 2013

August ended, and we should be very grateful for that. Lee Daniels' The Butler was a surprise hit, while We're the Millers did better than expected. However, most other films that were expected to be solid hits failed to live up to expectations. Fortunately, August of 2012 was even worse, so 2013 regained the lead on the year-to-year comparison during the month. Looking forward, there is exactly one film that will likely become more than a midlevel hit in September: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. That film has a chance to reach $100 million in total. Most of the rest of the new releases will be lucky if they get halfway there. Fortunately, September of 2012 was even worse. Hotel Transylvania was a surprise hit, earning nearly $150 million, and there were a few others that topped $50 million, but there were also several outright bombs. If we can avoid those types of bombs, then 2013 should continue its winning streak. More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
7/6/2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp Janet van Dyne  $0 $0 $0
11/10/2017 Murder on the Orient Express Mrs. Caroline Hubbard  $55,631,517 $96,381,876 $152,013,393
9/15/2017 mother! Woman  $17,800,004 $24,758,968 $42,558,972
7/11/2017 The Wizard of Lies   $0 $0 $0
9/13/2013 The Family Maggie Blake  $36,918,811 $14,159,730 $51,078,541
6/29/2012 People Like Us Lillian  $12,431,792 $88,012 $12,519,804
5/11/2012 Dark Shadows Elizabeth Collins Stoddard  $79,727,149 $158,475,519 $238,202,668
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve Ingrid  $54,544,638 $92,305,635 $146,850,273
6/26/2009 Chéri   $2,715,657 $0 $2,715,657
2/12/2008 I Could Never Be Your Woman Rosie  $0 $592,663 $592,663
8/10/2007 Stardust Lamia  $38,634,938 $98,387,307 $137,022,245
7/20/2007 Hairspray Velma Von Tussle  $118,871,849 $84,163,723 $203,035,572
7/2/2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Eris  $26,483,452 $54,284,432 $80,767,884
10/11/2002 White Oleander Ingrid Magnussen  $16,357,770 $5,300,000 $21,657,770
12/28/2001 I Am Sam Rita Harrison  $40,270,895 $52,271,523 $92,542,418
7/21/2000 What Lies Beneath Claire Spencer  $155,464,351 $133,229,638 $288,693,989
10/15/1999 The Story of Us Katie Jordan  $27,100,030 $0 $27,100,030
5/14/1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream Titania  $16,071,990 $8,939,655 $25,011,645
3/12/1999 The Deep End of the Ocean Beth Cappadora  $13,508,635 $0 $13,508,635
12/18/1998 The Prince of Egypt Tzipporah  $101,413,188 $117,200,000 $218,613,188
9/19/1997 A Thousand Acres Rose Cook Lewis  $7,928,412 $1,568,667 $9,497,079
12/20/1996 One Fine Day Melanie Parker  $46,169,663 $0 $46,169,663
10/18/1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Gillian Lewis  $4,137,645 $0 $4,137,645
3/1/1996 Up Close & Personal Tally Atwater (formerly Sally)  $51,045,801 $49,600,000 $100,645,801
8/11/1995 Dangerous Minds Louanne Johnson  $84,919,401 $94,000,000 $178,919,401
6/17/1994 Wolf Laura Alden  $65,011,757 $66,000,000 $131,011,757
9/17/1993 The Age of Innocence Ellen Olenska  $32,014,993 $0 $32,014,993
6/18/1992 Batman Returns Selina Kyle/Catwoman  $162,833,635 $103,990,656 $266,824,291
1/1/1992 Love Field Lurene Hallett  $1,949,148 $0 $1,949,148
10/11/1991 Frankie and Johnny Frankie  $22,773,535 $0 $22,773,535
12/17/1990 The Russia House Katya Orlova  $22,998,000 $0 $22,998,000
10/13/1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys Susie Diamond  $18,121,297 $0 $18,121,297
12/21/1988 Dangerous Liaisons Madame De Tourvel  $34,700,000 $0 $34,700,000
12/2/1988 Tequila Sunrise Jo Ann Vallenari  $39,703,427 $0 $39,703,427
8/19/1988 Married to the Mob Angela de Marco  $21,486,757 $0 $21,486,757
9/18/1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Brenda ("Hospital")  $548,696 $0 $548,696
6/12/1987 The Witches of Eastwick Sukie Ridgemont  $63,749,955 $0 $63,749,955
5/14/1986 Sweet Liberty Faith Healy  $14,205,021 $0 $14,205,021
4/12/1985 Ladyhawke Isabeau Dante  $18,400,000 $0 $18,400,000
2/22/1985 Into the Night Diana  $6,720,160 $0 $6,720,160
12/9/1983 Scarface Elvira Hancock  $44,942,821 $0 $44,942,821
6/11/1982 Grease 2 Stephanie Zinone  $14,297,083 $0 $14,297,083
1/1/1980 The Hollywood Knights Suzy Q.  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
Movies: 43Totals:$1,602,603,873$1,255,698,004$2,858,301,877