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Molly Ringwald

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $183,181,910 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #757)
Best-known acting roles: Flight Attendant (Not Another Teen Movie), Claire Standish (The Breakfast Club), Andie Walsh (Pretty in Pink), Betsy Hopper (Betsy's Wedding), Samantha 'Sam' Baker (Sixteen Candles)
Most productive collaborators: James Toback, Alan Alda, Robert Downey, Jr., Jon M. Chu, Aubrey Peeples

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading8$183,181,910$0$183,181,910
Supporting5$16,224,480$184,297$16,408,777
Cameo1$37,882,551$24,518,792$62,401,343

Career Trend

This graph shows Molly Ringwald’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/21/2016 King Cobra Amy  $74,712 $0 $74,712
10/23/2015 Jem and the Holograms Aunt Bailey  $2,184,640 $184,297 $2,368,937
11/28/2006 Molly: An American Girl on the Home F… Mrs. Helen McIntire  $0 $0 $0
12/14/2001 Not Another Teen Movie Flight Attendant  $37,882,551 $24,518,792 $62,401,343
8/20/1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle The Substitute Teacher  $8,959,883 $0 $8,959,883
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding Betsy Hopper  $19,740,070 $0 $19,740,070
11/18/1988 Fresh Horses Jewel  $6,640,346 $0 $6,640,346
1/15/1988 For Keeps? Darcy Elliot Bobrucz  $17,000,000 $0 $17,000,000
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist Randy Jensen  $13,290,368 $0 $13,290,368
2/28/1986 Pretty in Pink Andie Walsh  $40,471,663 $0 $40,471,663
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club Claire Standish  $45,875,171 $0 $45,875,171
5/4/1984 Sixteen Candles Samantha 'Sam' Baker  $23,686,027 $0 $23,686,027
5/20/1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbid… Niki the Twister  $16,478,265 $0 $16,478,265
8/13/1982 Tempest Miranda Dimitrius  $5,005,245 $0 $5,005,245
Movies: 14Totals:$237,288,941$24,703,089$261,992,030
  Averages:$16,949,210$1,764,506$18,713,716

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding $4,662,488 1,058 $19,740,070 $19,740,070 100.0%
11/18/1988 Fresh Horses $3,074,292 1,276 $6,640,346 $6,640,346 100.0%
1/15/1988 For Keeps? $4,839,790 959 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 100.0%
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
2/28/1986 Pretty in Pink $6,065,870 1,117 $40,471,663 $40,471,663 100.0%
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club $5,107,599 1,118 $45,875,171 $45,875,171 100.0%
5/4/1984 Sixteen Candles $4,461,520 1,245 $23,686,027 $23,686,027 100.0%
5/20/1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbid… $7,053,016 1,344 $16,478,265 $16,478,265 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $183,181,910$183,181,910 
 Averages:$4,965,0111,156$22,897,739$22,897,739100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/21/2016 King Cobra $11,624 17 $74,712 $74,712 100.0%
10/23/2015 Jem and the Holograms $1,375,320 2,417 $2,184,640 $2,368,937 92.2%
11/28/2006 Molly: An American Girl on the Home F… $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/20/1999 Teaching Mrs. Tingle $3,326,870 1,710 $8,959,883 $8,959,883 100.0%
8/13/1982 Tempest $0 659 $5,005,245 $5,005,245 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $16,224,480$16,408,777 
 Averages:$942,763961$3,244,896$3,281,75598.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 787 $183,181,910
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 40,201-40,300) 40,281 $16,224,480
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,187 $199,406,390
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,402 $19,814,782
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 27,401-27,500) 27,438 $40,067,191
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 878 $37,882,551
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,503 $237,288,941
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 45,701-45,800) 45,769 $184,297
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 47,801-47,900) 47,885 $184,297
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 28,301-28,400) 28,400 $24,703,089
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 730 $24,518,792
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 32,901-33,000) 32,965 $24,703,089
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,198 $183,181,910
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 43,601-43,700) 43,660 $16,408,777
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,701-15,800) 15,712 $199,590,687
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,573 $19,814,782
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 28,201-28,300) 28,288 $64,770,280
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 816 $62,401,343
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,401-13,500) 13,440 $261,992,030
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 59 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 28 116
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 19 201
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 15 221
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 26 191
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 35 149
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 93 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 90 82
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 134 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 139 39
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $183,181,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 717 $183,181,910
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 597 $183,181,910
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 946 $183,181,910
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 354 $166,703,645
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 378 $16,478,265
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 592 $166,703,645
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 420 $16,478,265
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 871 $16,478,265
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 214 $129,772,931
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 579 $23,640,346
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 288 $13,290,368
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 971 $16,478,265
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 341 $129,772,931
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 768 $23,640,346
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 334 $13,290,368
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $70,762,031
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $65,615,241
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 915 $70,762,031
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 808 $65,615,241
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 532 $19,740,070
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $69,561,198
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 451 $23,118,611
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 542 $13,290,368
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $40,471,663
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 546 $19,740,070
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $69,561,198
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 494 $23,118,611
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $13,290,368
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 396 $40,471,663


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