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Joanne Whalley

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $161,113,696 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #19,811)
Best-known acting roles: Priscilla (Paul, Apostle of Christ), Sorsha (Willow), Claire Varrens (Navy SEALs), Lorelei 'Lori' (The Man Who Knew Too Little), Jenny Scott (Shattered)
Most productive collaborators: Val Kilmer, Ron Howard, Bob Doleman, Warwick Davis, George Lucas

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$28,522,847$1,315,582$29,838,429
Leading1$57,269,863$0$57,269,863
(Unclassified)12$74,005,404$0$74,005,404

Career Trend

This graph shows Joanne Whalley’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: Willow

March 30th, 2013

Willow came out 25 years ago. It was a fantasy epic that cost $50 million to make and was written by George Lucas, who was coming off of Star Wars and Indiana Jones. It was directed by Ron Howard, who hadn't yet had any monster hits, but both Splash and Cocoon were very profitable and well received. This film had high expectations. It didn't live up to them. Its reviews were merely mixed and it came nowhere near becoming the $100 million hit like a lot of people thought it would. Now that 25 years have passed and the expectations are not there, does it work? Or would it have failed to find an audience even with lowered expectations? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/23/2018 Paul, Apostle of Christ Priscilla  $17,011,816 $1,315,582 $18,327,398
7/29/2011 Golf in the Kingdom Agatha McNaughton  $0 $0 $0
10/21/2005 The Californians Luna  $4,134 $0 $4,134
11/14/1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little Lorelei 'Lori'  $13,801,755 $0 $13,801,755
9/9/1994 A Good Man in Africa Celia Adekunle  $2,308,390 $0 $2,308,390
9/9/1994 Trial by Jury Valerie Alston  $6,971,777 $0 $6,971,777
1/1/1993 Mother's Boys Colleen 'Callie' Harland  $874,000 $0 $874,000
10/11/1991 Shattered Jenny Scott  $11,511,031 $0 $11,511,031
7/20/1990 Navy SEALs Claire Varrens  $24,824,126 $0 $24,824,126
10/27/1989 Kill Me Again Fay Forrester  $283,694 $0 $283,694
10/13/1989 To Kill a Priest Anna  $30,000 $0 $30,000
4/28/1989 Scandal Christine Keeler  $8,800,000 $0 $8,800,000
5/20/1988 Willow Sorsha  $57,269,863 $0 $57,269,863
1/1/1987 The Good Father Mary Hall  $421,201 $0 $421,201
8/9/1985 Dance With a Stranger Christine  $842,221 $0 $842,221
8/6/1982 Pink Floyd: The Wall Groupie  $14,844,106 $0 $14,844,106
Movies: 16Totals:$159,798,114$1,315,582$161,113,696
  Averages:$9,987,382$82,224$10,069,606

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/20/1988 Willow $8,300,169 1,209 $57,269,863 $57,269,863 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $57,269,863$57,269,863 
 Averages:$8,300,1691,209$57,269,863$57,269,863100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/23/2018 Paul, Apostle of Christ $5,172,585 1,473 $17,011,816 $18,327,398 92.8%
7/29/2011 Golf in the Kingdom $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/11/1991 Shattered $3,098,433 1,288 $11,511,031 $11,511,031 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $28,522,847$29,838,429 
 Averages:$2,757,006920$9,507,616$9,946,14396.4%

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) 1,492 $57,269,863
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 34,701-34,800) 34,733 $28,522,847
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300) 9,242 $159,798,114
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,945 $74,281,679
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,101-10,200) 10,179 $159,798,114
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 42,301-42,400) 42,360 $1,315,582
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 43,601-43,700) 43,634 $1,315,582
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,201-7,300) 7,230 $1,315,582
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 45,901-46,000) 45,931 $1,315,582
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,012 $57,269,863
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 39,201-39,300) 39,249 $29,838,429
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,301-18,400) 18,376 $161,113,696
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,902 $75,597,261
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 19,801-19,900) 19,811 $161,113,696
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 73 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 77 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 85 87
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 931 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,318 $57,269,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,231 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,731 $57,269,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 294 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 483 $57,269,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 862 $57,269,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 616 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 724 $57,269,863
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 289 $57,269,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 378 $57,269,863


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