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Samantha Morton

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $1,594,272,416 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,548)
Best-known acting roles: Mary Lou (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), Agatha (Minority Report), Sola (John Carter), Mary, Queen of Scots (Elizabeth: The Golden Age), Sarah (In America)
Best-known technical roles: Her (Associate Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Eddie Redmayne, David Yates, Colin Farrell, J.K. Rowling, Ezra Miller

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$226,305,467$503,157,327$729,462,794
Leading3$4,835,065$5,477,453$10,312,518
Lead Ensemble Member2$234,077,425$569,760,767$803,838,192
(Unclassified)14$23,564,705$27,094,207$50,658,912
In Technical RolesAssociate Producer1$25,568,251$22,854,210$48,422,461

Career Trend

This graph shows Samantha Morton’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured DVD Review: Miss Julie

May 5th, 2015

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/5/2021 Foster Nora  $0 $0 $0
11/18/2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Mary Lou  $234,037,575 $569,760,767 $803,798,342
9/1/2015 The Harvest   $0 $0 $0
5/5/2015 Miss Julie Kathleen  $0 $863,895 $863,895
5/2/2014 Decoding Annie Parker Annie Parker  $39,850 $0 $39,850
8/17/2012 Cosmopolis Vija Kinski  $743,636 $6,116,988 $6,860,624
3/9/2012 John Carter Sola  $73,058,679 $209,719,421 $282,778,100
11/13/2009 The Messenger Olivia Pitterson  $1,109,660 $635,292 $1,744,952
10/24/2008 Synecdoche, New York Hazel  $3,083,538 $1,300,000 $4,383,538
6/20/2008 Expired   $21,489 $0 $21,489
5/2/2008 Mister Lonely Marilyn Monroe  $165,831 $0 $165,831
10/12/2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Mary, Queen of Scots  $16,285,240 $58,585,626 $74,870,866
10/10/2007 Control Deborah Curtis  $871,577 $8,030,564 $8,902,141
9/1/2006 Lassie Sarah  $652,163 $7,223,748 $7,875,911
11/23/2005 The Libertine Elizabeth Barry  $4,835,065 $4,613,558 $9,448,623
9/12/2005 River Queen Sarah O'Brien  $0 $0 $0
10/29/2004 Enduring Love Claire  $358,262 $0 $358,262
8/6/2004 Code 46 Maria  $197,148 $1,591,176 $1,788,324
11/26/2003 In America Sarah  $15,539,656 $9,843,255 $25,382,911
12/20/2002 Morvern Callar Morvern Callar  $267,194 $0 $267,194
6/21/2002 Minority Report Agatha  $132,024,714 $226,800,000 $358,824,714
6/29/2001 Pandaemonium Sara Coleridge  $0 $0 $0
6/16/2000 Jesus' Son Michelle  $1,282,084 $405,464 $1,687,548
12/3/1999 Sweet and Lowdown Hattie  $4,196,621 $0 $4,196,621
10/29/1999 Dreaming of Joseph Lees Eva  $7,680 $0 $7,680
12/28/1998 This is the Sea Hazel Stokes  $5,000 $0 $5,000
Movies: 26Totals:$488,782,662$1,105,489,754$1,594,272,416
  Averages:$18,799,333$42,518,837$61,318,170

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/18/2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them $74,403,387 4,144 $234,037,575 $803,798,342 29.1%
5/5/2015 Miss Julie $0 0 $0 $863,895 0.0%
5/2/2014 Decoding Annie Parker $16,781 13 $39,850 $39,850 100.0%
11/23/2005 The Libertine $27,804 819 $4,835,065 $9,448,623 51.2%
9/12/2005 River Queen $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $238,912,490$814,150,710 
 Averages:$14,889,594995$47,782,498$162,830,14245.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/5/2021 Foster $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/17/2012 Cosmopolis $56,566 65 $743,636 $6,860,624 10.8%
3/9/2012 John Carter $30,180,188 3,749 $73,058,679 $282,778,100 25.8%
11/13/2009 The Messenger $44,523 50 $1,109,660 $1,744,952 63.6%
10/24/2008 Synecdoche, New York $172,194 119 $3,083,538 $4,383,538 70.3%
10/12/2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age $6,153,075 2,006 $16,285,240 $74,870,866 21.8%
6/21/2002 Minority Report $35,677,125 3,001 $132,024,714 $358,824,714 36.8%
Movies: 7Totals:  $226,305,467$729,462,794 
 Averages:$10,326,2391,284$32,329,352$104,208,97138.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 641 $238,912,490
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,797 $226,305,467
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,269 $488,782,662
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 872 $444,739,519
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,628 $488,782,662
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 387 $575,238,220
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,066 $503,157,327
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 880 $1,105,489,754
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 473 $1,017,874,629
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,150 $1,105,489,754
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 471 $814,150,710
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,857 $729,462,794
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,263 $1,594,272,416
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 593 $1,462,614,148
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,548 $1,594,272,416
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 158 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 202 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office 97 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 113 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 125 93
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 150 93
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 152 93
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,564 $39,850
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 121 $4,835,065
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 23 $234,037,575
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 69 $5,477,453
Top International Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 9 $569,760,767
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,128 $39,850
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $10,312,518
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 17 $803,798,342
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 485 $238,912,490
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 255 $575,238,220
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $814,150,710
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,211 $39,850
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 95 $234,037,575
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $4,835,065
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 68 $569,760,767
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 568 $5,477,453
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,695 $39,850
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies 69 $803,798,342
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 650 $10,312,518
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 268 $234,037,575
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 900 $4,874,915
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 145 $569,760,767
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 904 $5,477,453
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 195 $803,798,342
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,055 $10,352,368
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $234,037,575
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,351 $4,874,915
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 206 $570,624,662
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,321 $4,613,558
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 250 $804,662,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,490 $9,488,473
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $234,037,575
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 46 $569,760,767
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 62 $803,798,342

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/10/2014 Her Associate Producer $25,568,251 $22,854,210 $48,422,461
Movies: 1Totals:$25,568,251$22,854,210$48,422,461
  Averages:$25,568,251$22,854,210$48,422,461


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