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Gena Rowlands

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $525,066,975 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,647)
Best-known acting roles: Allie Nelson (The Notebook), Violet Devereaux (The Skeleton Key), Ramona Calvert (Hope Floats), Georgia King (Something to Talk About), Mrs. Asher (Taking Lives)
Most productive collaborators: Sandra Bullock, Forest Whitaker, Harry Connick, Jr., Steven Rogers, Lynda Obst

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$84,504,850$58,978,889$143,483,739
Leading2$60,216,636$21,418,687$81,635,323
(Unclassified)18$216,788,424$83,159,489$299,947,913

Career Trend

This graph shows Gena Rowlands’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
12/12/2014 Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks Lily Harrison  $106,323 $0 $106,323
8/29/2014 Yellow Family Member  $0 $0 $0
6/3/2014 Parts Per Billion   $0 $0 $0
6/22/2007 Broken English Vivien Wilder-Mann  $956,919 $987,231 $1,944,150
5/4/2007 Paris, je t'aime Gena  $4,857,374 $317,714 $5,175,088
8/12/2005 The Skeleton Key Violet Devereaux  $47,907,715 $44,349,203 $92,256,918
6/25/2004 The Notebook Allie Nelson  $81,001,787 $35,023,236 $116,025,023
6/11/2004 Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Lege… Herself  $353,580 $0 $353,580
3/19/2004 Taking Lives Mrs. Asher  $32,682,342 $31,550,021 $64,232,363
11/22/2000 The Weekend Laura  $31,043 $0 $31,043
12/30/1998 Playing by Heart Hannah  $3,956,212 $0 $3,956,212
10/9/1998 The Mighty Gram  $2,652,246 $3,469,336 $6,121,582
5/29/1998 Hope Floats Ramona Calvert  $60,110,313 $21,418,687 $81,529,000
4/17/1998 Paulie Ivy  $27,084,499 $0 $27,084,499
8/29/1997 She's So Lovely Miss Green  $7,281,450 $0 $7,281,450
2/14/1997 Unhook the Stars Mildred  $301,888 $0 $301,888
3/1/1996 The Neon Bible Aunt Mae  $5,000 $0 $5,000
8/4/1995 Something to Talk About Georgia King  $50,865,589 $26,441,637 $77,307,226
1/1/1991 Once Around Marilyn Bella  $14,851,000 $0 $14,851,000
10/14/1988 Another Woman Marion  $1,562,749 $0 $1,562,749
2/6/1987 Light of Day Jeanette Rasnick  $10,489,617 $0 $10,489,617
8/13/1982 Tempest Antonia Dimitrius  $5,005,245 $0 $5,005,245
10/1/1980 Gloria Gloria Swenson  $47,019 $0 $47,019
1/1/1978 The Brink's Job Mary Pino  $9,400,000 $0 $9,400,000
Movies: 24Totals:$361,509,910$163,557,065$525,066,975
  Averages:$15,062,913$6,814,878$21,877,791

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/12/2014 Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks $0 13 $106,323 $106,323 100.0%
5/29/1998 Hope Floats $14,210,464 2,404 $60,110,313 $81,529,000 73.7%
Movies: 2Totals:  $60,216,636$81,635,323 
 Averages:$7,105,2321,209$30,108,318$40,817,66286.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/29/2014 Yellow $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/22/2007 Broken English $55,198 41 $956,919 $1,944,150 49.2%
3/19/2004 Taking Lives $11,458,465 2,705 $32,682,342 $64,232,363 50.9%
8/4/1995 Something to Talk About $11,115,697 1,787 $50,865,589 $77,307,226 65.8%
Movies: 4Totals:  $84,504,850$143,483,739 
 Averages:$5,657,3401,133$21,126,213$35,870,93555.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,449 $60,216,636
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 16,801-16,900) 16,883 $84,504,850
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,346 $361,509,910
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,219 $143,764,567
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,808 $361,509,910
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,023 $21,418,687
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 22,201-22,300) 22,240 $58,978,889
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,801-10,900) 10,812 $163,557,065
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,081 $79,410,345
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,984 $163,557,065
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,738 $81,635,323
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,101-20,200) 20,159 $143,483,739
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,840 $525,066,975
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,614 $223,174,912
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,647 $525,066,975
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 116 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 122 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 130 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 161 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 147 62
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 896 $60,216,636
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,342 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,122 $81,635,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,191 $60,216,636
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,734 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,466 $81,635,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 749 $60,216,636
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,104 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 928 $81,635,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,415 $106,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 311 $60,110,313
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 525 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,567 $106,323
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $81,529,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 736 $60,110,313
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 701-800) 749 $106,323
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 947 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 856 $81,529,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,313 $106,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 330 $60,110,313
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 382 $21,418,687
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 357 $81,529,000


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