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Joan Plowright

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $1,431,781,654 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,777)
Best-known acting roles: Mrs. Arness (Bringing Down the House), Baylene (Dinosaur), Nanny (101 Dalmatians), Aunt Lucinda (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Miss Plushbottom (Curious George)
Most productive collaborators: Freddie Highmore, Mark Waters, Mary-Louise Parker, David Berenbaum, Nick Nolte

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$416,577,600$490,467,805$907,045,405
(Unclassified)20$334,127,020$190,609,229$524,736,249

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,466 $750,704,620
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,342 $681,077,034
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,777 $1,431,781,654

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2010 Brontë   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2009 Goose on the Loose Beatrice Fairfield  $0 $0 $0
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Aunt Lucinda  $71,195,053 $91,644,614 $162,839,667
2/10/2006 Curious George Miss Plushbottom  $58,640,119 $12,412,485 $71,052,604
12/31/2004 George and the Dragon Mother Superior  $0 $0 $0
12/3/2004 I Am David Sophie  $284,002 $0 $284,002
11/5/2004 Callas Forever Sarah Keller  $445,996 $5,327,134 $5,773,130
7/22/2003 Three Sisters   $0 $0 $0
3/7/2003 Bringing Down the House Mrs. Arness  $132,675,402 $32,000,000 $164,675,402
5/19/2000 Dinosaur Baylene  $137,748,063 $218,400,000 $356,148,063
5/14/1999 Tea with Mussolini Mary  $14,395,874 $0 $14,395,874
8/21/1998 Dance With Me Bea Johnson  $15,923,354 $0 $15,923,354
11/27/1996 101 Dalmatians Nanny  $136,189,294 $168,010,706 $304,200,000
9/20/1996 Surviving Picasso Francoise's Grandmother  $1,993,899 $0 $1,993,899
4/12/1996 Jane Eyre Mrs. Fairfax  $5,200,601 $0 $5,200,601
2/16/1996 Mr. Wrong Mrs. Crawford  $12,805,071 $0 $12,805,071
10/13/1995 The Scarlet Letter Harriet Hibbons  $10,359,006 $0 $10,359,006
3/28/1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story Mrs. Linzer  $468,240 $0 $468,240
5/1/1994 Widow's Peak Mrs. DC  $6,243,722 $0 $6,243,722
6/25/1993 Dennis the Menace Martha Wilson  $51,270,765 $66,000,000 $117,270,765
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Teacher  $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
7/31/1992 Enchanted April Mrs. Fisher  $13,200,170 $0 $13,200,170
10/5/1990 Avalon Eva Krichinsky  $15,702,685 $0 $15,702,685
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Nadja  $15,600,149 $0 $15,600,149
12/25/1985 Revolution Mrs. McConnahay  $346,761 $0 $346,761
3/4/1983 Britannia Hospital Phyllis Grimshaw  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 26Totals:$750,704,620$681,077,034$1,431,781,654
  Averages:$28,873,255$26,195,271$55,068,525


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2009 Goose on the Loose $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles $19,004,058 3,847 $71,195,053 $162,839,667 43.7%
2/10/2006 Curious George $14,703,405 2,609 $58,640,119 $71,052,604 82.5%
5/19/2000 Dinosaur $38,854,851 3,319 $137,748,063 $356,148,063 38.7%
11/27/1996 101 Dalmatians $33,504,025 2,901 $136,189,294 $304,200,000 44.8%
2/16/1996 Mr. Wrong $5,886,107 1,487 $12,805,071 $12,805,071 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $416,577,600$907,045,405 
 Averages:$18,658,7412,361$69,429,600$151,174,23461.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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