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Kathleen Turner

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $487,764,752 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #422)
Best-known acting roles: Ms. Kornblut (Marley & Me), Fraida (Dumb and Dumber To), Constance (Monster House), Barbara Rose (The War of the Roses), Demon Voice (Season of the Witch)
Most productive collaborators: David Frankel, Owen Wilson, Scott Frank, Clarke Peters, Don Roos

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading20$442,004,457$45,760,295$487,764,752
Supporting8$339,761,682$308,909,574$648,671,256

Career Trend

This graph shows Kathleen Turner’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


Featured Blu-ray Review: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

March 12th, 2013

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? came out 25 years ago? I suddenly feel old. I loved this movie as a kid but I haven't seen the film in about a decade (not since it first came out on DVD). When it first hit theaters, it was a groundbreaking film. There's no way to deny that. However, the problem with groundbreaking films is that they tend to age. What was amazing 25 years ago tend to look archaic today. Unless there's a really solid story to back it up, the film will fall flat. Does this film have that solid story? Or was it a rather hollow technological marvel? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Filmmakers Signature Series

October 10th, 2012

A few weeks ago, there a number of films were released on Blu-ray as part of the Filmmakers Signature Series, including Hoffa on Blu-ray. I received The French Connection, Wall Street, and The War of the Roses, the first of which I previously reviewed. Are any of the three worth picking up? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/14/2014 Dumb and Dumber To Fraida  $86,208,010 $70,345,582 $156,553,592
5/4/2012 The Perfect Family Eileen Cleary  $110,013 $0 $110,013
1/7/2011 Season of the Witch Demon Voice  $24,827,228 $66,299,372 $91,126,600
12/25/2008 Marley & Me Ms. Kornblut  $143,153,751 $104,658,260 $247,812,011
7/21/2006 Monster House Constance  $73,661,010 $67,606,360 $141,267,370
9/29/2000 Beautiful Verna Chickle  $3,134,509 $0 $3,134,509
9/22/2000 Prince of Central Park Rebecca Cairn  $5,810 $0 $5,810
4/21/2000 The Virgin Suicides Mrs. Lisbon  $4,859,475 $5,760,295 $10,619,770
3/12/1999 Baby Geniuses Elena Kinder  $27,151,490 $0 $27,151,490
2/27/1998 The Real Blonde Dee Dee Taylor  $247,745 $0 $247,745
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish Claudia  $8,165,213 $0 $8,165,213
9/29/1995 Moonlight and Valentino Alberta Trager  $2,459,766 $0 $2,459,766
4/13/1994 Serial Mom Beverly Sutphin  $7,881,335 $0 $7,881,335
1/1/1994 Naked in New York Dana Coles  $1,038,959 $0 $1,038,959
9/10/1993 Undercover Blues Jane Blue  $12,416,686 $0 $12,416,686
1/1/1993 House of Cards Ruth Matthews  $322,871 $0 $322,871
7/26/1991 V.I. Warshawski V.I. Warshawski  $11,128,309 $0 $11,128,309
12/8/1989 The War of the Roses Barbara Rose  $83,699,711 $0 $83,699,711
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Sarah  $32,632,000 $0 $32,632,000
3/4/1988 Switching Channels Christy Colleran  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
1/1/1987 Giulia e Giulia Julia  $901,000 $0 $901,000
10/10/1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Peggy Sue  $41,382,841 $0 $41,382,841
12/11/1985 The Jewel of the Nile Joan Wilder  $68,275,764 $0 $68,275,764
6/14/1985 Prizzi's Honor Irene Walker  $26,700,000 $0 $26,700,000
10/19/1984 Crimes of Passion Joanna Crane  $2,912,945 $0 $2,912,945
3/30/1984 Romancing the Stone Joan Wilder  $75,078,260 $40,000,000 $115,078,260
6/3/1983 The Man with Two Brains Dolores Benedict  $10,353,438 $0 $10,353,438
8/28/1981 Body Heat Mattie Walker  $24,058,000 $0 $24,058,000
Movies: 28Totals:$781,766,139$354,669,869$1,136,436,008
  Averages:$27,920,219$12,666,781$40,587,000

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/4/2012 The Perfect Family $14,301 25 $110,013 $110,013 100.0%
9/29/2000 Beautiful $1,409,433 646 $3,134,509 $3,134,509 100.0%
9/22/2000 Prince of Central Park $5,810 4 $5,810 $5,810 100.0%
4/21/2000 The Virgin Suicides $235,122 275 $4,859,475 $10,619,770 45.8%
3/12/1999 Baby Geniuses $5,613,587 1,702 $27,151,490 $27,151,490 100.0%
4/13/1994 Serial Mom $2,040,450 502 $7,881,335 $7,881,335 100.0%
9/10/1993 Undercover Blues $4,379,488 1,598 $12,416,686 $12,416,686 100.0%
1/1/1993 House of Cards $0 0 $322,871 $322,871 100.0%
7/26/1991 V.I. Warshawski $0 0 $11,128,309 $11,128,309 100.0%
12/8/1989 The War of the Roses $9,688,794 1,559 $83,699,711 $83,699,711 100.0%
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist $0 954 $32,632,000 $32,632,000 100.0%
3/4/1988 Switching Channels $3,121,752 971 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 100.0%
1/1/1987 Giulia e Giulia $0 0 $901,000 $901,000 100.0%
10/10/1986 Peggy Sue Got Married $6,942,408 1,107 $41,382,841 $41,382,841 100.0%
12/11/1985 The Jewel of the Nile $6,645,455 1,490 $68,275,764 $68,275,764 100.0%
6/14/1985 Prizzi's Honor $4,234,537 722 $26,700,000 $26,700,000 100.0%
10/19/1984 Crimes of Passion $1,103,210 325 $2,912,945 $2,912,945 100.0%
3/30/1984 Romancing the Stone $5,105,741 1,101 $75,078,260 $115,078,260 65.2%
6/3/1983 The Man with Two Brains $3,498,931 1,203 $10,353,438 $10,353,438 100.0%
8/28/1981 Body Heat $564,593 814 $24,058,000 $24,058,000 100.0%
Movies: 20Totals:  $442,004,457$487,764,752 
 Averages:$2,730,181750$22,100,223$24,388,23895.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/14/2014 Dumb and Dumber To $36,111,775 3,188 $86,208,010 $156,553,592 55.1%
1/7/2011 Season of the Witch $10,612,375 2,827 $24,827,228 $91,126,600 27.2%
12/25/2008 Marley & Me $36,357,586 3,505 $143,153,751 $247,812,011 57.8%
7/21/2006 Monster House $22,217,226 3,553 $73,661,010 $141,267,370 52.1%
2/27/1998 The Real Blonde $83,488 45 $247,745 $247,745 100.0%
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish $2,732,880 1,699 $8,165,213 $8,165,213 100.0%
9/29/1995 Moonlight and Valentino $1,250,912 704 $2,459,766 $2,459,766 100.0%
1/1/1994 Naked in New York $0 0 $1,038,959 $1,038,959 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $339,761,682$648,671,256 
 Averages:$13,670,7801,940$42,470,210$81,083,90774.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 367 $442,004,457
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,179 $339,761,682
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,414 $683,277,901
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,037 $378,211,044
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 33,801-33,900) 33,889 $24,827,228
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,376 $781,766,139
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,614 $45,760,295
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,714 $308,909,574
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,993 $220,764,137
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,608 $282,610,202
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 18,701-18,800) 18,738 $66,299,372
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,436 $354,669,869
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 694 $487,764,752
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,576 $648,671,256
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,854 $904,042,038
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,317 $660,821,246
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 24,601-24,700) 24,652 $91,126,600
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,471 $1,136,436,008
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 88 69
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 44 69
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 19 109
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 25 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 3 295
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 4 337
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 15 245
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 36 149
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 33 154
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 40 154
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 63 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 169 9
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 175 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 183 7
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 175 7
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 200 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 230 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 226 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 242 16
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 270 $272,755,281
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 199 $159,019,495
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 286 $9,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,064 $40,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 794 $5,760,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 521 $312,755,281
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $164,779,790
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $9,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $440,774,776
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,334 $45,760,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 501 $486,535,071
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 152 $361,887,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 405 $10,353,438
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 361 $41,382,841
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 464 $27,151,490
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 789 $45,760,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $407,647,302
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 446 $10,353,438
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 517 $41,382,841
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 510 $27,151,490
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $170,505,514
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 315 $92,272,622
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 300 $62,466,509
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 303 $26,970,945
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies 13 $88,559,186
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $40,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $5,760,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 569 $210,505,514
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $92,272,622
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $62,466,509
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $26,970,945
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies 34 $94,319,481
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $57,049,859
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 292 $134,268,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $203,137,514
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,253 $5,760,295
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 594 $40,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 978 $57,049,859
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 520 $140,029,125
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $243,137,514
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 384 $67,043,438
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $27,151,490
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies 68 $253,753,735
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 119 $12,416,686
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 352 $40,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 499 $67,043,438
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 476 $27,151,490
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 200 $293,753,735
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $12,416,686


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