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Sara Paxton

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $516,201,464 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,812)
Best-known acting roles: Child at Party and School (Liar Liar), Jill Johnson (Superhero Movie), Sara (Shark Night 3D), Aquamarine (Aquamarine), Rachel (Sydney White)
Most productive collaborators: David R. Ellis, Dustin Milligan, Mike Fleiss, Katharine McPhee, Lynette Howell

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading5$37,612,315$18,647,338$56,259,653
Supporting5$193,303,030$123,043,924$316,346,954
Lead Ensemble Member1$6,047$0$6,047
(Unclassified)6$83,427,000$60,161,810$143,588,810

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Cheap Thrills

June 14th, 2014

Cheap Thrills came out in theaters and on Video on Demand in March and it did well during its opening weekend, but its legs were really short. Normally this would suggest poor word-of-mouth, but the reviews were excellent. Then again, it is a black comedy, which is a hard genre to market. Now that it is out on the home market, will it perform better? More...

Limited Releases: Thrilling or Just Cheap?

March 21st, 2014

Cheap Thrills poster

There are quite a few limited releases this week, including Nymphomaniac: Volume 1, which is earning the loudest buzz. Its reviews are great, but not as strong as the buzz, plus it has been playing on Video on Demand. The best reviews go to Cheap Thrills (Reviews) and Jodorowsky's Dune (Reviews). Hopefully both films will find an audience this weekend, but limited release is a rough go even with the best reviews. More...

2012 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 15th, 2012

We are getting closer and closer to Christmas and we are getting to the crunch time for gift shopping. After checking out first run releases and franchise box sets in Part I and TV on DVD releases in Part II, this week we look at limited releases, classics, and foreign films. Some are pretty obvious choices, as we had a few limited releases that broke into the mainstream during their theatrical releases, but there are also a few more films that slipped beneath the radar the last time around. The biggest of these is... More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 The Front Runner   $0 $0 $0
6/22/2015 All Relative   $0 $0 $0
3/28/2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib Peyton  $0 $0 $0
3/21/2014 Cheap Thrills Violet  $59,424 $0 $59,424
2/7/2014 Love & Air Sex Kara  $6,047 $0 $6,047
6/21/2013 Liars All Katie  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2012 Lovestruck: The Musical Mirabella Hutton  $0 $0 $0
2/3/2012 The Innkeepers Claire  $78,396 $933,139 $1,011,535
9/2/2011 Shark Night 3D Sara  $18,877,153 $13,332,588 $32,209,741
3/13/2009 The Last House on the Left   $32,752,215 $13,774,028 $46,526,243
3/28/2008 Superhero Movie Jill Johnson  $26,638,520 $46,387,782 $73,026,302
9/21/2007 Sydney White Rachel  $11,892,415 $1,743,924 $13,636,339
3/3/2006 Aquamarine Aquamarine  $18,597,342 $4,381,611 $22,978,953
7/9/2004 Sleepover Stacie  $9,408,183 $0 $9,408,183
10/23/1998 Soldier Angie  $14,623,082 $0 $14,623,082
4/24/1998 Music From Another Room Young Karen  $5,000 $0 $5,000
3/21/1997 Liar Liar Child at Party and School  $181,410,615 $121,300,000 $302,710,615
Movies: 17Totals:$314,348,392$201,853,072$516,201,464
  Averages:$18,491,082$11,873,710$30,364,792

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/21/2014 Cheap Thrills $18,638 18 $59,424 $59,424 100.0%
2/7/2014 Love & Air Sex $0 1 $6,047 $6,047 100.0%
12/31/2012 Lovestruck: The Musical $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/3/2012 The Innkeepers $29,557 20 $78,396 $1,011,535 7.8%
9/2/2011 Shark Night 3D $8,404,260 2,848 $18,877,153 $32,209,741 58.6%
3/3/2006 Aquamarine $7,482,669 2,538 $18,597,342 $22,978,953 80.9%
Movies: 6Totals:  $37,618,362$56,265,700 
 Averages:$2,655,854904$6,269,727$9,377,61769.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 The Front Runner $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/28/2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/21/2013 Liars All $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/21/2007 Sydney White $5,196,380 2,106 $11,892,415 $13,636,339 87.2%
3/21/1997 Liar Liar $31,423,025 2,909 $181,410,615 $302,710,615 59.9%
Movies: 5Totals:  $193,303,030$316,346,954 
 Averages:$7,323,8811,003$38,660,606$63,269,39173.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,837 $37,618,362
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,002 $193,303,030
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,181 $314,348,392
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,434 $19,021,020
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,231 $181,410,615
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,708 $314,348,392
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,131 $18,647,338
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,616 $123,043,924
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,651 $201,853,072
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,012 $14,265,727
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,181 $121,300,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,714 $201,853,072
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,037 $56,265,700
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,908 $316,346,954
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,985 $516,201,464
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,956 $33,286,747
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,938 $302,710,615
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,812 $516,201,464
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,465 $19,021,020
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 762 $18,597,342
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,529 $14,265,727
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 810 $4,381,611
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $33,286,747
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 809 $22,978,953
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,571 $37,618,362
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,834 $18,647,338
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,754 $56,265,700
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,299 $18,942,624
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 493 $18,675,738
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,317 $13,332,588
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $5,314,750
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,377 $32,275,212
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $23,990,488
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 752 $18,603,389
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 744 $59,424
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 231 $18,955,549
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 813 $4,381,611
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 221 $14,265,727
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 845 $22,985,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 874 $59,424
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 221 $33,221,276
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,157 $18,877,153
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,217 $78,396
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 828 $18,597,342
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 906 $65,471
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,030 $13,332,588
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,606 $933,139
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 844 $4,381,611
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,154 $32,209,741
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,967 $1,011,535
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 858 $22,978,953
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,503 $65,471
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 511 $18,597,342
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 474 $4,381,611
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 516 $22,978,953


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