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Angela Bassett

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $3,237,181,593 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #481)
Best-known acting roles: Ramonda (Black Panther), Doctor Waller (Green Lantern), Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs (Olympus Has Fallen), Mildred (Meet the Robinsons), Lynne Jacobs (London Has Fallen)
Most productive collaborators: Gerard Butler, Daniel Hansen, Stephen Anderson, Michael Green, Aaron Eckhart

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting13$494,113,724$453,496,782$947,610,506
Lead Ensemble Member4$825,736,088$694,008,823$1,519,744,911
Leading1$97,822,171$72,730,548$170,552,719
(Unclassified)22$472,709,225$126,564,232$599,273,457

Career Trend

This graph shows Angela Bassett’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: February

February 1st, 2018

Black Panther

2018 got off to a good start and January more or less held its ground when compared to 2017. There were some misses, but surprise holdovers made up the difference. Looking forward, February will be dominated by Black Panther. In fact, it will very likely make more during its opening weekend than the second place film, Fifty Shades Freed, will likely make in total. Black Panther likely won’t break records, but it could come close, while Fifty Shade Freed and Peter Rabbit both have a 50/50 shot at $100 million. Last February, The Lego Batman Movie both earned $175 million, while Fifty Shades Darker earned over $100 million. Black Panther will easily beat any film from last February; in fact, it could earn more than the top two films earned combined. As long as the rest of the box office isn’t a complete disaster, February should help 2018 earn a significant edge over 2017 in the year-over-year comparisons. More...

2013 Preview: November

November 1st, 2013

October ended on a winning note, but it was the only time the entire month that 2013 topped 2012 in the year-over-year comparison. This is quite shocking, as Gravity crushed expectations with more than $200 million and counting. Even with that surprise monster hit, the month still couldn't keep pace with last year. Compared to October, November looks a lot better with three films that could be monster hits: Frozen, Thor: The Dark World, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. On the other hand, those are the only three movies with a 50/50 chance or better to top $100 million compared, while there were seven films that reached that milestone last November. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire should make more than last year's number one film, Skyfall, but the depth last year could prove too much to deal with. 2013 might dip below last year's pace sometime during the month, but hopefully it won't stay there too long. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/27/2018 Mission: Impossible—Fallout   $0 $0 $0
2/16/2018 Black Panther Ramonda  $682,494,914 $641,244,097 $1,323,739,011
3/4/2016 London Has Fallen Lynne Jacobs  $62,524,260 $131,333,702 $193,857,962
12/4/2015 Chi-raq Miss Helen  $2,653,031 $21,153 $2,674,184
6/23/2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle   $0 $658,224 $658,224
5/29/2015 Survivor Maureen Cranepaul  $0 $774,905 $774,905
10/24/2014 White Bird in a Blizzard Dr. Thaler  $33,821 $583,598 $617,419
11/27/2013 Black Nativity Aretha Cobbs  $7,018,188 $266,947 $7,285,135
3/22/2013 Olympus Has Fallen Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs  $98,927,592 $51,634,572 $150,562,164
2/17/2012 This Means War Collins  $54,760,791 $102,213,766 $156,974,557
6/17/2011 Green Lantern Doctor Waller  $116,601,172 $102,934,320 $219,535,492
5/6/2011 Jumping the Broom Mrs. Watson  $37,295,394 $863,207 $38,158,601
2/10/2009 Gospel Hill Sarah Malcolm  $0 $0 $0
1/16/2009 Notorious Voletta Wallace  $36,843,682 $8,161,469 $45,005,151
12/19/2008 Nothing But the Truth Bonnie Benjamin  $3,500 $0 $3,500
3/21/2008 Meet the Browns Brenda  $41,975,388 $0 $41,975,388
3/30/2007 Meet the Robinsons Mildred  $97,822,171 $72,730,548 $170,552,719
4/28/2006 Akeelah and the Bee Tanya  $18,848,430 $110,994 $18,959,424
12/31/2005 The Lazarus Child Elizabeth Chase  $0 $0 $0
9/17/2004 Mr. 3000 Mo  $21,800,302 $26,994 $21,827,296
7/24/2003 Masked and Anonymous Mistress  $533,344 $21,991 $555,335
6/21/2002 Sunshine State Desiree Perry  $3,064,356 $217,542 $3,281,898
7/13/2001 The Score Diane  $71,069,884 $42,472,207 $113,542,091
11/3/2000 Boesman and Lena Lena  $32,148 $0 $32,148
1/14/2000 Supernova Kaela Evers  $14,218,868 $597,626 $14,816,494
10/29/1999 Music of the Heart Janet Williams  $14,849,583 $0 $14,849,583
8/14/1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back Stella  $37,672,944 $0 $37,672,944
7/11/1997 Contact Rachel Constantine  $100,920,329 $64,979,671 $165,900,000
12/22/1995 Waiting to Exhale Bernadine Harris  $66,947,948 $14,400,000 $81,347,948
10/27/1995 Vampire in Brooklyn Rita  $19,637,147 $0 $19,637,147
10/6/1995 Strange Days Lornette "Mace" Mason  $7,918,562 $0 $7,918,562
5/3/1995 Panther Betty Shabazz  $6,834,000 $0 $6,834,000
6/9/1993 What's Love Got to Do With It Tina Turner  $39,100,956 $0 $39,100,956
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Dawn/Rhonda  $5,414,619 $0 $5,414,619
11/18/1992 Malcolm X Betty Shabazz  $48,169,910 $0 $48,169,910
9/25/1992 Innocent Blood U.S. Attorney Sinclair  $4,877,567 $0 $4,877,567
10/11/1991 City of Hope Reesha  $1,264,910 $0 $1,264,910
7/12/1991 Boyz n the Hood Reva Deveraux  $56,190,094 $10,540 $56,200,634
12/21/1990 Kindergarten Cop Stewardess  $91,457,688 $110,542,312 $202,000,000
2/7/1986 F/X T.V. Reporter  $20,603,715 $0 $20,603,715
Movies: 40Totals:$1,890,381,208$1,346,800,385$3,237,181,593
  Averages:$47,259,530$33,670,010$80,929,540

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/16/2018 Black Panther $202,003,951 4,084 $682,494,914 $1,323,739,011 51.6%
11/27/2013 Black Nativity $3,669,530 1,525 $7,018,188 $7,285,135 96.3%
3/22/2013 Olympus Has Fallen $30,373,794 3,106 $98,927,592 $150,562,164 65.7%
5/6/2011 Jumping the Broom $15,215,487 2,035 $37,295,394 $38,158,601 97.7%
3/30/2007 Meet the Robinsons $25,123,781 3,435 $97,822,171 $170,552,719 57.4%
Movies: 5Totals:  $923,558,259$1,690,297,630 
 Averages:$55,277,3092,837$184,711,652$338,059,52673.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/4/2016 London Has Fallen $21,635,601 3,492 $62,524,260 $193,857,962 32.3%
12/4/2015 Chi-raq $1,198,453 1,576 $2,653,031 $2,674,184 99.2%
5/29/2015 Survivor $0 0 $0 $774,905 0.0%
10/24/2014 White Bird in a Blizzard $6,302 14 $33,821 $617,419 5.5%
2/17/2012 This Means War $17,405,930 3,189 $54,760,791 $156,974,557 34.9%
6/17/2011 Green Lantern $53,174,303 3,816 $116,601,172 $219,535,492 53.1%
1/16/2009 Notorious $20,497,596 1,641 $36,843,682 $45,005,151 81.9%
12/19/2008 Nothing But the Truth $3,500 2 $3,500 $3,500 100.0%
12/31/2005 The Lazarus Child $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/24/2003 Masked and Anonymous $30,783 23 $533,344 $555,335 96.0%
7/13/2001 The Score $19,018,807 2,211 $71,069,884 $113,542,091 62.6%
7/11/1997 Contact $20,584,908 2,314 $100,920,329 $165,900,000 60.8%
11/18/1992 Malcolm X $9,871,125 1,249 $48,169,910 $48,169,910 100.0%
Movies: 13Totals:  $494,113,724$947,610,506 
 Averages:$12,571,3311,502$38,008,748$72,893,11660.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $923,558,259
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,726 $494,113,724
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 217 $1,792,559,037
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 $1,268,044,900
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 280 $1,890,381,208
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 273 $766,739,371
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,478 $453,496,782
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 696 $1,273,411,613
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 413 $1,155,234,491
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 847 $1,346,800,385
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 208 $1,690,297,630
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,511 $947,610,506
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 391 $3,065,970,650
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 331 $2,423,279,391
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 481 $3,237,181,593
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 430 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 508 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 82
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 238 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 241 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 113 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 475 18
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 462 18
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 431 18
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office 93 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 321 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 312 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 300 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office 97 100
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 528 $136,222,986
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 304 $97,822,171
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 34 $682,494,914
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 968 $52,497,779
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 406 $72,730,548
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 50 $641,244,097
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 127 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 710 $188,720,765
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $170,552,719
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 43 $1,323,739,011
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $7,285,135
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 134 $825,736,088
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $97,822,171
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 201 $694,008,823
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 301-400) 305 $72,730,548
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 157 $1,519,744,911
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 289 $170,552,719
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $136,222,986
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 171 $97,822,171
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 580 $7,018,188
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 36 $682,494,914
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 741 $52,497,779
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 236 $72,730,548
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 675 $266,947
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 50 $641,244,097
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 550 $188,720,765
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 213 $170,552,719
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 653 $7,285,135
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 44 $1,323,739,011
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 524 $97,822,171
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies 44 $682,494,914
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 112 $98,927,592
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 195 $37,295,394
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 662 $72,730,548
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies 81 $641,244,097
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $51,634,572
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 380 $863,207
Top International Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 626 $170,552,719
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies 59 $1,323,739,011
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $150,562,164
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 246 $38,158,601
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $7,285,135
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies 99 $719,790,308
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 404 $98,927,592
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 970 $7,018,188
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 89 $97,822,171
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $642,107,304
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $51,634,572
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 955 $266,947
Top International Leading Stars for G Movies 90 $72,730,548
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 128 $1,361,897,612
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 495 $150,562,164
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,011 $7,285,135
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies 85 $170,552,719
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 30 $780,317,085
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 378 $37,295,394
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 571 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 64 $713,974,645
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 489 $863,207
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 515 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies 39 $1,494,291,730
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 450 $38,158,601
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $7,285,135


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