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Dianne Wiest

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 33 films, with $1,333,491,421 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,981)
Best-known acting roles: Mrs. Copperbottom (Robots), Louise Keeley (The Birdcage), Diane Booker (The Horse Whisperer), Nana (Dan in Real Life), Helen (Parenthood)
Most productive collaborators: Robert Redford, Ewan McGregor, Carlos Saldanha, Lowell Ganz, David Lindsay-Abaire

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting11$358,767,334$290,806,702$649,574,036
Lead Ensemble Member1$100,047,830$26,250,000$126,297,830
(Unclassified)21$447,648,032$109,971,523$557,619,555

Career Trend

This graph shows Dianne Wiest’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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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/23/2015 The Humbling Carol  $0 $0 $0
4/20/2012 Darling Companion Penny  $793,352 $406,994 $1,200,346
12/17/2010 Rabbit Hole Nat  $2,229,058 $3,975,976 $6,205,034
9/21/2009 Rage   $0 $0 $0
10/24/2008 Synecdoche, New York Ellen Bascomb/Millicent Weems  $3,083,538 $1,300,000 $4,383,538
10/24/2008 Passengers   $292,437 $0 $292,437
10/26/2007 Dan in Real Life Nana  $47,642,963 $18,026,038 $65,669,001
8/24/2007 Dedication Robin  $91,164 $0 $91,164
9/29/2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Flori  $516,139 $1,611,255 $2,127,394
3/11/2005 Robots Mrs. Copperbottom  $128,200,012 $132,500,000 $260,700,012
12/28/2001 I Am Sam Annie Cassell  $40,270,895 $52,271,523 $92,542,418
10/16/1998 Practical Magic Aunt Jet  $46,850,558 $21,486,439 $68,336,997
5/15/1998 The Horse Whisperer Diane Booker  $75,383,563 $111,500,000 $186,883,563
3/14/1997 Drunks Rachel  $5,000 $0 $5,000
10/25/1996 The Associate Sally Dugan  $12,772,657 $0 $12,772,657
3/8/1996 The Birdcage Louise Keeley  $124,060,553 $57,700,000 $181,760,553
10/21/1994 Bullets Over Broadway Helen Sinclair  $13,383,747 $0 $13,383,747
9/30/1994 The Scout Doctor H. Aaron  $2,667,163 $0 $2,667,163
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons Helen Robberson  $11,363,618 $0 $11,363,618
10/9/1991 Little Man Tate Jane Grierson  $24,989,789 $0 $24,989,789
12/7/1990 Edward Scissorhands Peg Boggs  $53,976,987 $0 $53,976,987
8/23/1989 Cookie Lenore  $1,755,480 $0 $1,755,480
8/2/1989 Parenthood Helen  $100,047,830 $26,250,000 $126,297,830
4/1/1988 Bright Lights, Big City Mother  $16,118,077 $0 $16,118,077
12/18/1987 September Stephanie  $486,434 $0 $486,434
7/31/1987 The Lost Boys Lucy Emerson  $32,222,567 $0 $32,222,567
1/30/1987 Radio Days Bea  $14,792,779 $0 $14,792,779
2/7/1986 Hannah and Her Sisters Holly  $40,084,041 $0 $40,084,041
3/1/1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo Emma  $10,631,333 $0 $10,631,333
11/21/1984 Falling in Love Isabelle  $10,600,000 $0 $10,600,000
2/17/1984 Footloose Vi Moore  $80,000,000 $0 $80,000,000
1/21/1983 Independence Day Nancy Morgan  $151,462 $0 $151,462
1/1/1980 It's My Turn Gail  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
Movies: 33Totals:$906,463,196$427,028,225$1,333,491,421
  Averages:$27,468,582$12,940,249$40,408,831

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/2/1989 Parenthood $10,506,450 1,399 $100,047,830 $126,297,830 79.2%
Movies: 1Totals:  $100,047,830$126,297,830 
 Averages:$10,506,4501,399$100,047,830$126,297,83079.2%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/23/2015 The Humbling $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/20/2012 Darling Companion $39,962 64 $793,352 $1,200,346 66.1%
12/17/2010 Rabbit Hole $53,778 131 $2,229,058 $6,205,034 35.9%
10/24/2008 Synecdoche, New York $172,194 119 $3,083,538 $4,383,538 70.3%
10/26/2007 Dan in Real Life $11,809,445 1,941 $47,642,963 $65,669,001 72.6%
8/24/2007 Dedication $23,832 8 $91,164 $91,164 100.0%
9/29/2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints $94,784 60 $516,139 $2,127,394 24.3%
3/11/2005 Robots $36,045,301 3,776 $128,200,012 $260,700,012 49.2%
10/16/1998 Practical Magic $13,104,694 2,652 $46,850,558 $68,336,997 68.6%
5/15/1998 The Horse Whisperer $13,685,488 2,362 $75,383,563 $186,883,563 40.3%
12/7/1990 Edward Scissorhands $0 1,372 $53,976,987 $53,976,987 100.0%
Movies: 11Totals:  $358,767,334$649,574,036 
 Averages:$6,820,8621,135$32,615,212$59,052,18562.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,137 $100,047,830
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,903 $358,767,334
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,166 $778,263,184
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $407,997,499
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 24,301-24,400) 24,400 $47,642,963
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,072 $906,463,196
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,909 $26,250,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,067 $290,806,702
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,783 $294,528,225
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,539 $297,730,664
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 30,301-30,400) 30,309 $18,026,038
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,433 $427,028,225
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,426 $126,297,830
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,567 $649,574,036
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,225 $1,072,791,409
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,256 $705,728,163
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 28,001-28,100) 28,041 $65,669,001
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,981 $1,333,491,421
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 70 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 80 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 79 91
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 680 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,241 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 889 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 905 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,631 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,160 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,016 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 296 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 490 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 351 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 566 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 907 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 730 $126,297,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $100,047,830
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 346 $26,250,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 275 $126,297,830


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