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Vanessa Williams

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 21 films, with $786,031,136 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,292)
Best-known acting roles: Vita (Hannah Montana the Movie), Janice (Tyler Perry’s Temptation), Lee Cullen (Eraser), Carmen Vasquez (Shaft), Teri (Soul Food)
Most productive collaborators: Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Peter Chelsom, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Russell

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$231,957,213$128,084,105$360,041,318
Leading1$101,295,562$133,104,438$234,400,000
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$2,042,836$2,042,836
(Unclassified)12$189,464,187$82,795$189,546,982

Career Trend

This graph shows Vanessa Williams’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
5/22/2015 Omoide no Mani Hisako  $565,042 $457,058 $1,022,100
5/10/2013 He's Way More Famous Than You Vanessa Williams  $0 $0 $0
3/29/2013 Tyler Perry’s Temptation Janice  $51,975,354 $1,167,790 $53,143,144
12/7/2012 Delhi Safari Beggum  $0 $2,042,836 $2,042,836
12/31/2010 Phenom   $0 $0 $0
6/12/2009 Imagine That   $16,222,392 $0 $16,222,392
4/10/2009 Hannah Montana the Movie Vita  $79,576,189 $89,597,017 $169,173,206
4/7/2004 Johnson Family Vacation Dorothy Johnson  $31,203,964 $82,795 $31,286,759
11/2/2001 Punks Jennifer  $159,675 $0 $159,675
6/16/2000 Shaft Carmen Vasquez  $70,327,868 $36,862,240 $107,190,108
11/10/1999 Light It Up Audrey McDonald  $5,871,603 $0 $5,871,603
10/1/1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Queen of Trash  $11,634,458 $0 $11,634,458
8/21/1998 Dance With Me Ruby Sinclair  $15,923,354 $0 $15,923,354
9/26/1997 Soul Food Teri  $43,492,389 $0 $43,492,389
8/27/1997 Hoodlum Francine Hughes  $23,489,997 $0 $23,489,997
6/21/1996 Eraser Lee Cullen  $101,295,562 $133,104,438 $234,400,000
10/28/1994 Drop Squad Mali  $348,192 $0 $348,192
8/23/1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Lulu Daniels  $7,018,525 $0 $7,018,525
7/26/1991 Another You Gloria  $2,697,777 $0 $2,697,777
3/8/1991 New Jack City Keisha  $47,624,253 $0 $47,624,253
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist Rae  $13,290,368 $0 $13,290,368
Movies: 21Totals:$522,716,962$263,314,174$786,031,136
  Averages:$24,891,284$12,538,770$37,430,054

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/7/2012 Delhi Safari $0 0 $0 $2,042,836 0.0%
6/21/1996 Eraser $24,566,446 2,556 $101,295,562 $234,400,000 43.2%
Movies: 2Totals:  $101,295,562$236,442,836 
 Averages:$12,283,2231,278$50,647,781$118,221,41821.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/22/2015 Omoide no Mani $27,389 57 $565,042 $1,022,100 55.3%
5/10/2013 He's Way More Famous Than You $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/29/2013 Tyler Perry’s Temptation $21,641,679 2,047 $51,975,354 $53,143,144 97.8%
6/12/2009 Imagine That $5,503,519 3,011 $16,222,392 $16,222,392 100.0%
4/10/2009 Hannah Montana the Movie $32,324,487 3,231 $79,576,189 $169,173,206 47.0%
6/16/2000 Shaft $21,714,757 2,433 $70,327,868 $107,190,108 65.6%
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $231,957,213$360,041,318 
 Averages:$12,238,1921,702$33,136,745$51,434,47477.6%

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) 1,145 $101,295,562
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,663 $231,957,213
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,088 $522,151,920
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,607 $223,598,784
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,801-15,900) 15,897 $80,141,231
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,420 $522,716,962
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,047 $135,147,274
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 13,201-13,300) 13,264 $128,084,105
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,638 $262,857,116
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,203 $173,177,304
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 15,601-15,700) 15,683 $90,054,075
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,580 $263,314,174
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,072 $236,442,836
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,662 $360,041,318
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,666 $785,009,036
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,912 $396,776,088
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,501-15,600) 15,565 $170,195,306
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,292 $786,031,136
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 77 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 75 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office 80 87
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 673 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 585 $135,147,274
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 614 $236,442,836
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 909 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 785 $135,147,274
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 822 $236,442,836
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 538 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 413 $133,104,438
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $2,042,836
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 475 $234,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 637 $2,042,836
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 284 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,023 $2,042,836
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 323 $133,104,438
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,100 $2,042,836
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 304 $234,400,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 407 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $133,104,438
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 897 $2,042,836
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 347 $234,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,112 $2,042,836
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 300 $101,295,562
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 235 $133,104,438
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 259 $234,400,000


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