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Hilary Swank

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $645,410,571 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #325)
Best-known acting roles: Maggie Fitzgerald (Million Dollar Baby), Holly (P.S. I Love You), Ellie Burr (Insomnia), Special Agent Sarah Grayson (Logan Lucky), Erin Gruwell (Freedom Writers)
Best-known technical roles: Something Borrowed (Producer), Conviction (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Clint Eastwood, Richard LaGravenese, Gerard Butler, Paul Haggis, Broderick Johnson

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading10$286,413,464$358,997,107$645,410,571
Lead Ensemble Member3$61,538,792$97,953,660$159,492,452
Supporting2$95,041,824$62,031,827$157,073,651
(Unclassified)7$46,962,459$48,859,357$95,821,816
In Technical RolesProducer2$39,046,489$26,546,666$65,593,155
Executive Producer1$6,797,696$5,029,284$11,826,980

Career Trend

This graph shows Hilary Swank’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


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November 14th, 2014

Foxcatcher poster

It's a long list this week, but you could eliminate nearly all of the films and concentrate on just Foxcatcher and Rosewater. These two films are earning the vast majority of the buzz. They are not the only films worth seeing, Red Army looks particularly good, but I worry no other film will thrive. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 I Am Mother   $0 $0 $0
10/12/2018 What They Had Bridget Ertz  $0 $0 $0
8/18/2017 Logan Lucky Special Agent Sarah Grayson  $27,778,642 $15,672,510 $43,451,152
4/14/2017 Spark: A Space Tail The Queen  $196,458 $618,741 $815,199
10/10/2014 You're Not You Kate  $0 $509,039 $509,039
6/4/2014 The Homesman Mary Bee Cuddy  $2,429,989 $5,787,582 $8,217,571
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve Claire Morgan  $54,544,638 $92,305,635 $146,850,273
10/15/2010 Conviction Betty Anne Waters   $6,797,696 $5,029,284 $11,826,980
10/23/2009 Amelia Amelia Earhart  $14,279,575 $5,476,502 $19,756,077
12/21/2007 P.S. I Love You Holly   $53,695,808 $102,073,870 $155,769,678
4/5/2007 The Reaping Katherine Winter  $25,126,214 $37,100,000 $62,226,214
1/5/2007 Freedom Writers Erin Gruwell  $36,605,602 $7,027,007 $43,632,609
9/15/2006 The Black Dahlia Madeleine Linscott  $22,672,813 $26,565,712 $49,238,525
8/12/2005 11:14 Buzzy  $0 $0 $0
12/15/2004 Million Dollar Baby Maggie Fitzgerald  $100,492,203 $131,436,024 $231,928,227
3/28/2003 The Core Major Rebecca "Beck" Childs  $31,111,260 $43,021,371 $74,132,631
5/24/2002 Insomnia Ellie Burr  $67,263,182 $46,359,317 $113,622,499
11/30/2001 The Affair of the Necklace Jeanne de la Motte Valois  $430,313 $0 $430,313
12/19/2000 The Gift Valerie Barksdale  $12,008,642 $32,558,964 $44,567,606
10/8/1999 Boys Don't Cry Brandon Teena  $11,540,607 $9,200,393 $20,741,000
8/12/1994 The Next Karate Kid Julie 'Julie-San' Pierce  $8,751,228 $7,100,000 $15,851,228
7/31/1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Kimberly  $14,231,669 $0 $14,231,669
Movies: 22Totals:$489,956,539$567,841,951$1,057,798,490
  Averages:$22,270,752$25,810,998$48,081,750

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/12/2018 What They Had $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/14/2017 Spark: A Space Tail $116,873 365 $196,458 $815,199 24.1%
10/10/2014 You're Not You $0 0 $0 $509,039 0.0%
6/4/2014 The Homesman $45,433 222 $2,429,989 $8,217,571 29.6%
12/9/2011 New Year’s Eve $13,019,180 3,505 $54,544,638 $146,850,273 37.1%
10/15/2010 Conviction $102,351 672 $6,797,696 $11,826,980 57.5%
10/23/2009 Amelia $3,904,047 1,070 $14,279,575 $19,756,077 72.3%
12/21/2007 P.S. I Love You $6,481,221 2,471 $53,695,808 $155,769,678 34.5%
4/5/2007 The Reaping $10,025,203 2,603 $25,126,214 $62,226,214 40.4%
1/5/2007 Freedom Writers $9,405,582 2,286 $36,605,602 $43,632,609 83.9%
9/15/2006 The Black Dahlia $10,005,895 2,236 $22,672,813 $49,238,525 46.0%
12/15/2004 Million Dollar Baby $179,953 2,375 $100,492,203 $231,928,227 43.3%
3/28/2003 The Core $12,053,131 3,019 $31,111,260 $74,132,631 42.0%
Movies: 13Totals:  $347,952,256$804,903,023 
 Averages:$5,026,0671,602$26,765,558$61,915,61742.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/18/2017 Logan Lucky $7,600,036 3,031 $27,778,642 $43,451,152 63.9%
5/24/2002 Insomnia $20,930,169 2,610 $67,263,182 $113,622,499 59.2%
Movies: 2Totals:  $95,041,824$157,073,651 
 Averages:$14,265,1032,821$47,520,912$78,536,82661.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 482 $347,952,256
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,201-15,300) 15,263 $95,041,824
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,269 $489,760,081
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,113 $366,982,689
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,638 $489,956,539
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 490 $456,950,767
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 21,601-21,700) 21,674 $62,031,827
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,508 $567,223,210
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,128 $469,379,085
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,056 $567,841,951
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 482 $804,903,023
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,901-19,000) 18,966 $157,073,651
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,313 $1,056,983,291
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,083 $836,361,774
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,760 $1,057,798,490
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 287 11
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 106 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 125 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office 100 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 119 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 345 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 376 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 374 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 203 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office 57 128
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office 54 128
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 81
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office 81 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office 86 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office 93 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 276 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 290 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 301 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 255 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office 71 113
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office 72 113
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 107 83
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 141 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 170 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 338 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 334 47
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 631 $110,978,570
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 141 $230,175,990
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 293 $6,797,696
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 517 $173,554,786
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $278,366,697
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $5,029,284
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 557 $284,533,356
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 144 $508,542,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 331 $11,826,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 347 $347,755,798
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 434 $196,458
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 333 $456,332,026
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 489 $618,741
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 333 $804,087,824
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 490 $815,199
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 283 $208,732,649
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $31,111,260
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 447 $25,126,214
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $196,458
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $25,102,802
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 134 $57,682,873
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $326,324,568
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 281 $43,021,371
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $37,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 641 $618,741
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 362 $32,353,294
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 239 $17,532,793
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 223 $535,057,217
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 312 $74,132,631
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 458 $62,226,214
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 675 $815,199
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $57,456,096
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 175 $75,215,666
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $196,458
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 461 $31,111,260
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $158,175,076
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 338 $22,672,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 210 $25,126,214
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies 77 $108,240,446
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Western Movies 86 $2,429,989
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,056 $618,741
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 499 $43,021,371
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $149,477,856
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 311 $26,565,712
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 141 $37,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies 33 $194,379,505
Top International Leading Stars for Western Movies 61 $5,787,582
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,127 $815,199
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 485 $74,132,631
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 125 $307,652,932
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 323 $49,238,525
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 165 $62,226,214
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies 42 $302,619,951
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 81 $8,217,571
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 284 $276,449,511
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 608 $57,026,712
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 862 $14,476,033
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 299 $375,863,907
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 481 $74,991,617
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 825 $6,095,243
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $652,313,418
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 538 $132,018,329
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 887 $20,571,276
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $233,858,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $22,672,813
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 268 $67,716,862
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 106 $362,915,529
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 355 $26,565,712
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $50,048,378
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 103 $596,774,392
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 420 $49,238,525
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $117,765,240

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/10/2014 You're Not You Producer $0 $509,039 $509,039
5/6/2011 Something Borrowed Producer $39,046,489 $26,037,627 $65,084,116
10/15/2010 Conviction Executive Producer $6,797,696 $5,029,284 $11,826,980
Movies: 3Totals:$45,844,185$31,575,950$77,420,135
  Averages:$15,281,395$10,525,317$25,806,712


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/10/2014 You're Not You $0 0 $0 $509,039 0.0%
5/6/2011 Something Borrowed $13,945,368 2,904 $39,046,489 $65,084,116 60.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $39,046,489$65,593,155 
 Averages:$6,972,6841,452$19,523,245$32,796,57830.0%



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