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Melinda Dillon

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $681,473,193 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,432)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Jillian Guiler (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), Savannah Wingo (The Prince of Tides), Ginger Timpleman (Reign Over Me), Merna (To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar), Rose Gator (Magnolia)
Most productive collaborators: Richard Dreyfuss, Steven Spielberg, Jeremy Blackman, Paul Thomas Anderson, Teri Garr

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$42,112,962$26,415,827$68,528,789
Leading1$166,000,000$171,700,000$337,700,000
(Unclassified)11$272,444,404$2,800,000$275,244,404
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/23/2007 Reign Over Me Ginger Timpleman  $19,661,987 $420,000 $20,081,987
3/31/2006 Adam & Steve Dottie  $309,404 $0 $309,404
12/17/1999 Magnolia Rose Gator  $22,450,975 $25,995,827 $48,446,802
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt Mrs. Darling, Sophia's Mother  $23,600,020 $0 $23,600,020
9/8/1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Ju… Merna  $36,466,570 $0 $36,466,570
12/25/1991 The Prince of Tides Savannah Wingo  $74,787,599 $0 $74,787,599
11/10/1989 Staying Together Eileen McDermott  $4,348,025 $0 $4,348,025
6/5/1987 Harry and the Hendersons Nancy Henderson  $29,760,613 $2,800,000 $32,560,613
10/12/1984 Songwriter Honey Carder  $865,915 $0 $865,915
11/18/1983 A Christmas Story Mrs. Parker  $20,605,209 $0 $20,605,209
11/19/1981 Absence of Malice Teresa Perrone  $33,312,129 $0 $33,312,129
4/13/1978 F.I.S.T Anna Zarinkas  $20,388,920 $0 $20,388,920
11/16/1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Jillian Guiler  $166,000,000 $171,700,000 $337,700,000
1/1/1977 Slap Shot Suzanne Hanrahan  $28,000,000 $0 $28,000,000
Movies: 14Totals:$480,557,366$200,915,827$681,473,193
  Averages:$34,325,526$14,351,131$48,676,657