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Jean Simmons

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 11 films, with $293,140,798 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #12,188)
Best-known acting roles: Council Member #2 (Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within), Em Reed (How to Make an American Quilt), Varinia (Spartacus), Diana (The Robe), Diana (uncredited) (Demetrius and the Gladiators)
Most productive collaborators: Kate Nelligan, Richard Jenkins, Kate Capshaw, Adam Baldwin, Anne Bancroft

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting1$23,600,020$0$23,600,020

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,401-7,500) 7,459 $210,131,850
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,601-19,700) 19,675 $83,008,948
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,188 $293,140,798

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

Featured TV on DVD Review: Perry Mason: Movie Collection: Volume 1

June 6th, 2014

After the Perry Mason TV series ended, the show was mostly dormant till the 1980s when a series of TV movies came out. I got a chance to review Volume Two and this week I'm reviewing Volume One, sort of. The six movies from Volume One are be released as Double-Features, for those who liked one or two of the movies, but not all of them. Are they worth picking up? Or is the full volume a better deal? More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season Four

July 24th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation is one of the most successful syndicated shows of all time. It ran for seven seasons and was seen by millions every week. I've had a chance to review all three previous seasons. Season one was mostly mediocre, while season two had better highs, but worse lows. It was season three where the show reached its full potential. Is season four just as good? Is it even better? Or does it slip a little in quality? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Hayao Miyazaki Double-Shot

June 19th, 2013

Hayao Miyazaki is one of the best animators working today, if not they best. He's created a number of masterpieces and even his weaker efforts are worth watching again and again. Recently two of his films were released on Blu-ray, Howl's Moving Castle and My Neighbor Totoro. The screeners arrived a little late, but I finally got to the reviews this week. Where do they fit in Hayao Miyazaki's filmography? And are they worth picking up? More...

All Acting Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
7/11/2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member #2  $32,131,830 $53,000,000 $85,131,830
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt Em Reed  $23,600,020 $0 $23,600,020
1/1/1967 Divorce American Style Nancy Downes  $12,000,000 $0 $12,000,000
12/23/1960 The Grass is Greener Delacro  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
10/7/1960 Spartacus Varinia  $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $60,000,000
1/1/1960 Elmer Gantry Sister Sharon Falconer  $10,400,000 $0 $10,400,000
1/1/1958 The Big Country Julie Maragon  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
6/18/1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators Diana (uncredited)  $26,000,000 $8,948 $26,008,948
1/1/1954 Desiree Desiree Clary  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
1/1/1954 The Egyptian Merit  $15,000,000 $0 $15,000,000
9/16/1953 The Robe Diana  $36,000,000 $0 $36,000,000
Movies: 11Totals:$210,131,850$83,008,948$293,140,798

Supporting Roles

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Box Office
Box Office
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt $5,790,445 1,532 $23,600,020 $23,600,020 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $23,600,020$23,600,020 

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