Meryl Streep

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $2,246,619,095 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #72)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Donna (Mamma Mia!), Jane Adler (It's Complicated), Miranda Priestly (The Devil Wears Prada), Julia Child (Julie & Julia), Aunt Josephine (Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events)
Most productive collaborators: Phyllida Lloyd, Pierce Brosnan, Catherine Johnson, Colin Firth, Nancy Meyers

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorLeading36$1,134,468,843$1,112,150,252$2,246,619,095
Supporting15$538,863,096$183,053,417$721,916,513
Narrator7$79,961,620$4,521,674$84,483,294
Cameo3$112,449,430$186,987,734$299,437,164
Lead Ensemble Member1$144,130,063$458,370,497$602,500,560
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/31/2016 Florence Florence Foster Jenkins    $0 $0  
8/7/2015 Ricki and the Flash     $0 $0  
12/25/2014 Into the Woods     $0 $0  
11/14/2014 The Homesman Altha Carter  $45,433 $1,997,667 $1,997,667 $16,000,000
8/15/2014 The Giver Chief Elder  $12,305,016 $45,090,374 $55,090,374 $25,000,000
12/25/2013 August: Osage County Violet Weston  $179,302 $37,738,810 $50,738,810 $25,000,000
3/7/2013 Girl Rising Narrator  $81,640 $849,484 $849,484  
3/1/2013 A Fierce Green Fire Narrator  $1,266 $29,817 $29,817  
8/8/2012 Hope Springs Kay  $14,650,121 $63,536,011 $115,849,781 $30,000,000
4/20/2012 To the Arctic 3D Narrator  $270,228 $14,254,594 $18,776,268  
12/30/2011 The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher  $220,409 $29,959,436 $115,592,104 $14,000,000
12/31/2010 Dirty Tricks Martha Mitchell    $0 $0  
12/31/2009 Conquistadora Narrator    $0 $0  
12/25/2009 It's Complicated Jane Adler  $22,100,820 $112,735,375 $224,614,744 $85,000,000
11/13/2009 The Fantastic Mr. Fox Mrs. Fox  $265,900 $21,002,919 $46,498,922 $40,000,000
8/7/2009 Julie & Julia Julia Child  $20,027,956 $94,125,426 $126,646,119 $40,000,000
12/12/2008 Doubt Sister Aloysius  $507,226 $33,446,470 $53,191,101 $20,000,000
7/18/2008 Mamma Mia! Donna  $27,751,240 $144,130,063 $602,500,560 $52,000,000
4/11/2008 Dark Matter Joanna Silver  $8,701 $30,591 $30,591  
11/9/2007 Lions for Lambs Janine Roth  $6,702,434 $14,998,070 $63,211,088 $35,000,000
10/19/2007 Rendition Corrinne Whitman  $4,060,012 $9,736,045 $26,939,925 $27,500,000
6/29/2007 Evening Lila Ross  $3,501,971 $12,406,646 $12,885,574  
12/31/2006 Hurricane on the Bayou Narrator    $0 $0  
10/4/2006 Wrestling with Angels Narrator  $5,944 $24,729 $24,729  
7/28/2006 The Ant Bully Queen Ant  $8,432,465 $28,142,535 $49,610,898 $45,000,000
6/30/2006 The Devil Wears Prada Miranda Priestly  $27,537,244 $124,740,460 $326,551,094 $35,000,000
6/9/2006 A Prairie Home Companion Bonnie Johnson  $4,566,293 $20,342,852 $26,716,191 $10,000,000
10/28/2005 Prime Lisa Metzger  $6,220,935 $22,827,153 $67,527,153  
5/20/2005 Stolen Childhoods Narrator  $2,996 $2,996 $2,996  
12/17/2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Aunt Josephine  $30,061,756 $118,627,117 $212,956,024 $100,000,000
7/30/2004 The Manchurian Candidate Eleanor Shaw  $20,018,620 $65,948,711 $96,148,711 $80,000,000
12/12/2003 Stuck On You Herself  $9,411,055 $33,832,741 $63,537,164 $55,000,000
12/27/2002 The Hours Clarissa Vaughn  $338,622 $41,675,994 $97,030,468 $25,000,000
12/6/2002 Adaptation Susan Orlean  $384,478 $22,498,520 $22,498,520 $18,500,000
6/29/2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI Blue Fairy  $29,352,630 $78,616,689 $235,900,000 $90,000,000
10/29/1999 Music of the Heart Roberta Guaspari  $3,653,281 $14,849,583 $14,849,583  
11/13/1998 Dancing at Lughnasa Kate Mundy  $83,759 $2,361,632 $2,361,632  
9/18/1998 One True Thing Kate Gulden  $6,606,455 $23,337,196 $26,708,196 $30,000,000
12/20/1996 Marvin's Room Lee  $59,739 $12,803,305 $12,803,305 $23,000,000
2/23/1996 Before and After Carolyn Ryan  $4,023,815 $8,642,118 $8,642,118  
12/31/1995 The Living Sea Narrator    $64,800,000 $64,800,000  
6/2/1995 The Bridges of Madison County Francesca Johnson  $10,519,257 $71,516,617 $175,516,617 $22,000,000
9/30/1994 The River Wild Gail  $10,214,450 $46,815,000 $94,215,000 $45,000,000
4/1/1994 The House of the Spirits Clara    $6,217,413 $6,217,413  
7/31/1992 Death Becomes Her Madeline Ashton  $12,110,355 $58,422,650 $149,022,650 $55,000,000
3/22/1991 Defending Your Life Julia    $16,371,128 $16,371,128  
9/12/1990 Postcards from the Edge Suzanne Vale  $7,871,856 $37,963,281 $37,963,281  
12/8/1989 She-Devil Mary Fisher  $3,509,647 $15,351,421 $15,351,421  
11/11/1988 A Cry in the Dark Lindy Chamberlain  $1,561,793 $6,908,797 $6,908,797  
12/18/1987 Ironweed Helen Archer    $7,393,346 $7,393,346  
7/25/1986 Heartburn Rachel Louise Samstat/Forman  $5,783,079 $25,314,289 $25,314,289  
12/18/1985 Out of Africa Karen Christence Dinesen Blixen-Finecke  $3,637,290 $79,096,868 $258,210,860 $31,000,000
9/19/1985 Plenty Susan Traherne  $436,266 $6,104,212 $6,104,212  
11/21/1984 Falling in Love Molly Gilmore  $2,293,710 $10,600,000 $10,600,000  
12/14/1983 Silkwood Karen Silkwood  $1,218,322 $35,615,609 $35,615,609  
12/10/1982 Sophie's Choice Sophie  $202,131 $25,215,547 $25,215,547  
11/19/1982 Still of the Night Brooke Reynolds  $113,980 $3,017,965 $3,017,965  
9/18/1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman Sarah/Anna  $124,110 $22,600,000 $22,600,000  
12/19/1979 Kramer vs. Kramer Joanna Kramer    $106,260,000 $106,260,000  
8/17/1979 The Seduction of Joe Tynan Karen Traynor    $19,000,000 $19,000,000  
4/25/1979 Manhattan Jill  $485,734 $39,946,780 $39,946,780  
1/1/1979 The Deer Hunter Linda    $50,000,000 $50,000,000 $15,000,000
10/2/1977 Julia Anne Marie    $0 $0  
Movies: 63Totals: $2,009,873,052$3,954,956,626 
  Averages:$5,135,266$31,902,747$62,777,089$17,285,714