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Lois Smith

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $1,894,090,588 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,197)
Best-known acting roles: Meg Greene (Twister), Iris Hineman (Minority Report), Sister Sarah Joan (Lady Bird), Aunt Mel (The Odd Life of Timothy Green), Mrs. Glenn (The Nice Guys)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Walter F. Parkes, Gerald R. Molen, Helen Hunt, Kathleen Kennedy

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting17$823,249,397$792,507,849$1,615,757,246
Leading1$180,608$44,237$224,845
(Unclassified)18$233,969,566$44,138,931$278,108,497

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2017 - Awards Season: Independent Spirit Awards - Nominations

November 22nd, 2017

Call Me by Your Name

The Independent Spirit Awards nominations were announced yesterday and thus the 2017 Awards Season begins. The movie with the most nominations is Call Me by Your Name, which opens on Friday. This is amazingly good timing. It’s not the only film that should get a financial boost. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: California Dreaming

August 18th, 2017

Dave Made a Maze

It isn’t a particularly busy week for the art-house and VOD market, but there are several films that are earning good, even great reviews. California Typewriter, Marjorie Prime, Patti Cake$, and Dave Made a Maze are all worth checking out and that’s not the entire list. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/3/2017 Lady Bird Sister Sarah Joan  $48,958,273 $28,060,016 $77,018,289
8/18/2017 Marjorie Prime Marjorie  $180,608 $44,237 $224,845
2/3/2017 The Comedian Miriam  $1,658,706 $0 $1,658,706
5/20/2016 The Nice Guys Mrs. Glenn  $36,261,763 $21,000,000 $57,261,763
3/13/2015 Run All Night Margaret Conlon  $26,461,644 $40,500,000 $66,961,644
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Aunt Mel  $51,853,450 $3,395,709 $55,249,159
1/6/2012 Roadie Mom  $7,825 $0 $7,825
1/23/2009 Killshot Lenore  $18,643 $0 $18,643
7/4/2008 Diminished Capacity Belle Tyke  $21,291 $0 $21,291
5/9/2008 Turn the River Abigail  $2,900 $0 $2,900
12/31/2006 Girffin and Phoenix   $0 $0 $0
10/13/2006 Sweet Land Old Inge  $1,706,325 $0 $1,706,325
9/8/2006 Hollywoodland Helen Bessolo  $14,426,251 $2,400,000 $16,826,251
10/15/2004 P.S.   $175,408 $0 $175,408
5/7/2004 A Foreign Affair Ma  $27,516 $0 $27,516
9/19/2003 Red Betsy Helen Rounds  $164,520 $0 $164,520
6/21/2002 Minority Report Iris Hineman  $132,024,714 $226,800,000 $358,824,714
1/19/2001 The Pledge Helen Jackson  $19,719,930 $9,686,202 $29,406,132
11/24/1999 Tumbleweeds Ginger  $1,350,248 $437,920 $1,788,168
11/1/1996 Larger Than Life Luluna  $8,295,903 $0 $8,295,903
5/10/1996 Twister Meg Greene  $241,688,385 $254,011,615 $495,700,000
12/29/1995 Dead Man Walking Helen's Mother  $39,387,284 $43,701,011 $83,088,295
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt Sophia Darling Richards  $23,600,020 $0 $23,600,020
4/8/1994 Holy Matrimony Orna  $713,234 $0 $713,234
2/26/1993 Falling Down D-Fen's Mother  $40,903,593 $0 $40,903,593
1/31/1992 Hard Promises Mrs. Bell  $306,319 $0 $306,319
12/27/1991 Fried Green Tomatoes Mama Threadgoode  $81,204,830 $0 $81,204,830
12/25/1990 Green Card Brontë's Mother  $29,804,169 $0 $29,804,169
7/20/1988 Midnight Run Mrs. Nelson  $38,413,606 $43,200,000 $81,613,606
9/18/1987 Fatal Attraction Martha  $156,645,693 $163,454,307 $320,100,000
2/6/1987 Black Widow Sara  $25,205,460 $0 $25,205,460
2/3/1984 Reckless Mrs. Prescott  $6,731,602 $0 $6,731,602
12/16/1983 Reuben, Reuben Mare Spofford  $0 $0 $0
9/26/1980 Resurrection Kathy  $3,910,019 $0 $3,910,019
2/29/1980 Foxes Mrs. Axman  $7,470,348 $0 $7,470,348
9/12/1970 Five Easy Pieces Partita Dupea  $18,099,091 $0 $18,099,091
Movies: 36Totals:$1,057,399,571$836,691,017$1,894,090,588
  Averages:$29,372,210$23,241,417$52,613,627

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/18/2017 Marjorie Prime $20,668 12 $180,608 $224,845 80.3%
Movies: 1Totals:  $180,608$224,845 
 Averages:$20,66812$180,608$224,84580.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/3/2017 Lady Bird $364,437 1,557 $48,958,273 $77,018,289 63.6%
2/3/2017 The Comedian $1,100,000 848 $1,658,706 $1,658,706 100.0%
5/20/2016 The Nice Guys $11,203,270 2,865 $36,261,763 $57,261,763 63.3%
3/13/2015 Run All Night $11,012,305 3,171 $26,461,644 $66,961,644 39.5%
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green $10,822,903 2,717 $51,853,450 $55,249,159 93.9%
1/6/2012 Roadie $2,661 1 $7,825 $7,825 100.0%
1/23/2009 Killshot $10,741 5 $18,643 $18,643 100.0%
12/31/2006 Girffin and Phoenix $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/13/2006 Sweet Land $41,860 47 $1,706,325 $1,706,325 100.0%
9/8/2006 Hollywoodland $5,926,177 1,551 $14,426,251 $16,826,251 85.7%
6/21/2002 Minority Report $35,677,125 3,001 $132,024,714 $358,824,714 36.8%
1/19/2001 The Pledge $5,765,347 1,410 $19,719,930 $29,406,132 67.1%
5/10/1996 Twister $41,059,405 2,808 $241,688,385 $495,700,000 48.8%
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt $5,790,445 1,532 $23,600,020 $23,600,020 100.0%
12/25/1990 Green Card $0 718 $29,804,169 $29,804,169 100.0%
7/20/1988 Midnight Run $5,506,290 1,161 $38,413,606 $81,613,606 47.1%
9/18/1987 Fatal Attraction $7,602,740 1,401 $156,645,693 $320,100,000 48.9%
Movies: 17Totals:  $823,249,397$1,615,757,246 
 Averages:$8,346,2181,458$48,426,435$95,044,54474.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,163 $180,608
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 717 $823,249,397
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 697 $1,057,399,571
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,239 $310,555,021
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,245 $434,710,139
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 882 $1,057,399,571
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,220 $44,237
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,470 $792,507,849
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,452 $836,691,017
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,574 $291,802,070
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,575 $455,150,016
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,786 $836,691,017
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,881 $224,845
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,008 $1,615,757,246
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 950 $1,894,090,588
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,448 $602,357,091
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,853 $889,860,155
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,197 $1,894,090,588
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,928 $180,608
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,061 $44,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,468 $224,845
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,809 $180,608
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,876 $44,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,482 $224,845
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,645 $180,608
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,666 $44,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,097 $224,845
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 14 $180,608
Top International Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 4 $44,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Multiple Genres Movies 15 $224,845
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 501-600) 591 $180,608
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,182 $44,237
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,129 $224,845


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