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Martha Plimpton

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $250,236,489 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #13,808)
Best-known acting roles: Julie Buckman-Lampkin Hawkes (Parenthood), Stef (The Goonies), Jan (Beautiful Girls), Emily Spellgood (The Mosquito Coast), Monica (200 Cigarettes)
Most productive collaborators: Steve Martin, Ron Howard, Tom Hulce, Lowell Ganz, Rick Moranis

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member3$161,437,510$26,250,000$187,687,510
Cameo1$10,523,880$0$10,523,880
Supporting1$31,133$45,257$76,390
(Unclassified)19$51,948,709$0$51,948,709

Career Trend

This graph shows Martha Plimpton’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 Blu-ray: Beautiful Girls

March 26th, 2013

Echo Bridge Home Entertainment is a distributor that specializes in releasing bargain DVD and Blu-rays for films that are generally forgotten. I don't think it is unfair to say that. I was a little surprised to see they were releasing Beautiful Girls on Blu-ray, and it was the film's Blu-ray debut. Has this film been forgotten? Granted, it has been a while since I've seen this movie, but I remember really liking it. Is it as good as I remember? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/8/2017 Hello Again   $0 $0 $0
5/27/2011 Small Town Murder Songs Sam  $31,133 $45,257 $76,390
9/18/2006 Colin Fitz Lives! Ann  $0 $0 $0
8/4/2006 Hair High Miss Crumbles  $5,342 $0 $5,342
2/26/1999 200 Cigarettes Monica  $6,852,450 $0 $6,852,450
9/25/1998 Pecker Tina  $2,281,761 $0 $2,281,761
4/24/1998 Music From Another Room Karen Swan  $5,000 $0 $5,000
12/25/1996 I'm Not Rappaport Laurie Campbell  $222,525 $0 $222,525
5/1/1996 I Shot Andy Warhol Stevie  $1,773,648 $0 $1,773,648
2/9/1996 Beautiful Girls Jan  $10,523,880 $0 $10,523,880
11/21/1995 Last Summer in the Hamptons Chloe  $648,799 $0 $648,799
11/23/1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Jane Grant  $2,144,667 $0 $2,144,667
11/24/1993 Josh and S.A.M. Alison (The Liberty Maid)  $1,484,404 $0 $1,484,404
1/1/1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland Sofie  $121,000 $0 $121,000
2/9/1990 Stanley & Iris Kelly King  $5,820,015 $0 $5,820,015
8/2/1989 Parenthood Julie Buckman-Lampkin Hawkes  $100,047,830 $26,250,000 $126,297,830
10/14/1988 Another Woman Laura  $1,562,749 $0 $1,562,749
6/10/1988 Stars and Bars Bryant  $111,987 $0 $111,987
5/31/1988 Shy People Grace  $769,119 $0 $769,119
1/1/1988 Running on Empty Lorna Phillips  $2,835,116 $0 $2,835,116
12/1/1986 The Mosquito Coast Emily Spellgood  $14,302,000 $0 $14,302,000
6/7/1985 The Goonies Stef  $61,389,680 $0 $61,389,680
9/21/1984 The River Rat Jonsy  $790,254 $0 $790,254
12/11/1981 Rollover Fewster's Older Daughter  $10,217,873 $0 $10,217,873
Movies: 24Totals:$223,941,232$26,295,257$250,236,489
  Averages:$9,330,885$1,095,636$10,426,520

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/8/2017 Hello Again $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/2/1989 Parenthood $10,506,450 1,399 $100,047,830 $126,297,830 79.2%
6/7/1985 The Goonies $9,105,913 1,705 $61,389,680 $61,389,680 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $161,437,510$187,687,510 
 Averages:$6,537,4541,035$53,812,503$62,562,50389.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/27/2011 Small Town Murder Songs $1,854 7 $31,133 $76,390 40.8%
Movies: 1Totals:  $31,133$76,390 
 Averages:$1,8547$31,133$76,39040.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 866 $161,437,510
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 54,601-54,700) 54,646 $31,133
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,602 $213,412,010
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,629 $100,078,963
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 20,201-20,300) 20,281 $61,389,680
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,209 $10,523,880
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,008 $223,941,232
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,920 $26,250,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 47,101-47,200) 47,199 $45,257
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 30,401-30,500) 30,475 $26,295,257
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,302 $26,295,257
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 32,301-32,400) 32,391 $26,295,257
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,186 $187,687,510
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 55,301-55,400) 55,305 $76,390
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,175 $239,707,267
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,260 $126,374,220
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 29,201-29,300) 29,285 $61,389,680
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,273 $10,523,880
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,801-13,900) 13,808 $250,236,489
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 66 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 76 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 80 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 66 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 78 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 77 91
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 466 $161,437,510
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,253 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 712 $187,687,510
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $161,437,510
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,640 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 941 $187,687,510
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $161,437,510
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,021 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 553 $187,687,510
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $61,389,680
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 496 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 824 $61,389,680
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 352 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 569 $100,047,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 600 $61,389,680
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 911 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 732 $126,297,830
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 708 $61,389,680
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $61,389,680
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 206 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 355 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 522 $61,389,680
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $126,297,830


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