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Thandie Newton

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $2,802,937,095 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #681)
Best-known acting roles: Val (Solo: A Star Wars Story), Laura Wilson (2012), Linda (The Pursuit of Happyness), Nyah Hall (Mission: Impossible 2), Kate (Norbit)
Most productive collaborators: John Cusack, Roland Emmerich, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harald Kloser, Will Smith

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$831,941,209$1,359,188,959$2,191,130,168
Leading4$40,780,946$22,684,969$63,465,915
Lead Ensemble Member3$239,903,246$150,341,990$390,245,236
(Unclassified)10$98,386,844$59,708,932$158,095,776

Career Trend

This graph shows Thandie Newton’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


2018 Preview: March

March 1st, 2018

Ready Player One

February was an amazing month, thanks mainly to Black Panther, but Fifty Shades Freed and Peter Rabbit were also significant hits and overall the month was a massive improvement over last February. Looking forward, there’s nothing opening in March that will earn as much in total as Black Panther did during its opening weekend. That said, A Wrinkle in Time and Ready Player One should have no trouble getting to $100 million, while Tomb Raider has a 50/50 chance of getting there. Unfortunately, compared to last March, this is still a pittance. There’s a chance that no film opening this March will earn as much in total as Beauty and the Beast opened with last march. We will need Black Panther to have good legs to keep 2018 ahead of 2017 by the end of the month. More...

Limited Releases: New Arrivals

May 16th, 2014

The Immigrant poster

There are a number of films on this week's list that could find audience in theaters, including Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case, Chinese Puzzle, The Discoverers, Horses of God, etc. However, if I were to pick just one, it would be The Immigrant. It has amazing reviews and strong buzz. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 11th, 2014

March 10th, 2014

If you look over at Amazon.com, the best-selling new release of the week is The Book Thief. This film made just over $20 million at the box office, which is amazing for a limited release. However, it is still a limited release on top of the new releases. That tells you how slow this week is on the home market. Fortunately, last Friday The Hunger Games: Catching Fire came out on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack and I'm including it on this week's list as well. There are a number of other releases that are worth picking up, including The Patience Stone on DVD, In Fear on DVD, and Inside Llewyn Davis on Blu-ray. However, while there is some competition, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Blu-ray Combo Pack is the Pick of the Week. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/25/2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Val  $197,203,695 $146,363,461 $343,567,156
3/9/2018 Gringo Bonnie Soyinka  $4,969,853 $3,690,354 $8,660,207
5/16/2014 Half of a Yellow Sun Olanna  $54,529 $37,870 $92,399
2/24/2012 Tyler Perry's Good Deeds Lindsey Wakefield  $35,025,791 $553,386 $35,579,177
10/21/2011 Retreat Murphy  $0 $0 $0
2/18/2011 Vanishing on Seventh Street Rosemary  $22,729 $0 $22,729
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls Tangie/Orange   $37,729,698 $288,175 $38,017,873
11/13/2009 2012 Laura Wilson  $166,112,167 $622,296,372 $788,408,539
10/17/2008 W. Condoleezza Rice  $25,534,493 $3,041,285 $28,575,778
10/8/2008 RocknRolla Stella  $5,700,626 $22,093,713 $27,794,339
3/28/2008 Run, Fatboy, Run Libby  $6,003,262 $27,508,998 $33,512,260
2/9/2007 Norbit Kate  $95,673,607 $63,300,000 $158,973,607
12/15/2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Linda  $162,586,036 $144,725,057 $307,311,093
5/6/2005 Crash Christine  $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
6/11/2004 The Chronicles of Riddick Dame Vaako  $57,712,751 $49,500,000 $107,212,751
4/9/2004 Shade Tiffany  $25,032 $9,508,932 $9,533,964
10/25/2002 The Truth About Charlie Regina Lampert  $5,303,000 $700,000 $6,003,000
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 Nyah Hall  $215,409,889 $334,178,627 $549,588,516
5/21/1999 Besieged Shandurai  $2,032,621 $0 $2,032,621
10/16/1998 Beloved Beloved  $22,852,487 $0 $22,852,487
3/6/1998 The Leading Man Hilary  $5,000 $0 $5,000
1/29/1997 Gridlock'd Cookie  $5,573,929 $0 $5,573,929
1/26/1996 The Journey of August King Annalees Williamsburg  $5,000 $0 $5,000
3/31/1995 Jefferson in Paris Sally Hemings  $2,461,628 $0 $2,461,628
11/11/1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampi… Yvette  $105,264,608 $118,300,000 $223,564,608
11/14/1992 Flirting Thandiwe Adjewa  $2,415,396 $0 $2,415,396
Movies: 26Totals:$1,211,012,245$1,591,924,850$2,802,937,095
  Averages:$46,577,394$61,227,879$107,805,273

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/25/2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story $84,420,489 4,381 $197,203,695 $343,567,156 57.4%
3/9/2018 Gringo $2,722,420 2,404 $4,969,853 $8,660,207 57.4%
5/16/2014 Half of a Yellow Sun $4,843 7 $54,529 $92,399 59.0%
2/24/2012 Tyler Perry's Good Deeds $15,583,924 2,132 $35,025,791 $35,579,177 98.4%
10/21/2011 Retreat $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls $19,497,324 2,127 $37,729,698 $38,017,873 99.2%
10/8/2008 RocknRolla $144,701 836 $5,700,626 $27,794,339 20.5%
Movies: 7Totals:  $280,684,192$453,711,151 
 Averages:$17,481,9571,698$40,097,742$64,815,87965.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/18/2011 Vanishing on Seventh Street $2,898 6 $22,729 $22,729 100.0%
11/13/2009 2012 $65,237,614 3,444 $166,112,167 $788,408,539 21.1%
10/17/2008 W. $10,505,668 2,050 $25,534,493 $28,575,778 89.4%
3/28/2008 Run, Fatboy, Run $2,340,743 1,133 $6,003,262 $33,512,260 17.9%
2/9/2007 Norbit $34,195,434 3,145 $95,673,607 $158,973,607 60.2%
12/15/2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $26,541,709 3,169 $162,586,036 $307,311,093 52.9%
5/6/2005 Crash $9,107,071 1,905 $55,334,418 $101,173,038 54.7%
5/24/2000 Mission: Impossible 2 $57,845,297 3,669 $215,409,889 $549,588,516 39.2%
11/11/1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampi… $36,389,705 2,604 $105,264,608 $223,564,608 47.1%
Movies: 9Totals:  $831,941,209$2,191,130,168 
 Averages:$26,907,3492,347$92,437,912$243,458,90853.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 571 $280,684,192
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 703 $831,941,209
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 506 $1,211,012,245
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 358 $940,322,487
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,209 $105,264,608
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 674 $1,211,012,245
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 927 $173,026,959
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 576 $1,359,188,959
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 514 $1,591,924,850
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 367 $1,318,474,587
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,608 $118,300,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 691 $1,591,924,850
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 759 $453,711,151
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 615 $2,191,130,168
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 498 $2,802,937,095
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 367 $2,258,797,074
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,295 $223,564,608
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 681 $2,802,937,095
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 380 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 416 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 409 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 516 13
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 508 13
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 154 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 89
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,062 $45,696,270
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,231 $54,529
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 49 $37,729,698
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 27 $197,203,695
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,254 $26,337,453
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,063 $37,870
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $288,175
Top International Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 40 $146,363,461
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,202 $72,033,723
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,323 $92,399
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 73 $38,017,873
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Spin-Off Movies 40 $343,567,156
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 434 $280,684,192
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 681 $173,026,959
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 543 $453,711,151
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 613 $83,425,968
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies 87 $197,203,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,032 $54,529
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,023 $26,625,628
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $146,363,461
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 930 $37,870
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 753 $110,051,596
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 128 $343,567,156
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,127 $92,399
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 324 $197,203,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $5,700,626
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $72,810,018
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $4,969,853
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 524 $146,363,461
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $22,093,713
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,266 $879,431
Top International Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $3,690,354
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $343,567,156
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $27,794,339
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $73,689,449
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $8,660,207
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 319 $232,229,486
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 669 $48,454,706
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 513 $146,916,847
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 803 $26,110,112
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 412 $379,146,333
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 755 $74,564,818
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 734 $5,700,626
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 219 $197,203,695
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 61 $72,755,489
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 504 $22,093,713
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 277 $146,363,461
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $841,561
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 642 $27,794,339
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 248 $343,567,156
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 163 $73,597,050


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