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Alfre Woodard

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $2,982,125,022 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #606)
Best-known acting roles: Miriam Sharpe (Captain America: Civil War), Evelyn (Annabelle), Plio (Dinosaur), Mistress Shaw (12 Years a Slave), Det. Anne Pope (The Forgotten)
Most productive collaborators: Annabelle Wallis, John R. Leonetti, Peter Safran, Ward Horton, James Wan

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting15$988,549,113$1,402,065,356$2,390,614,469
Leading2$37,151,295$0$37,151,295
Lead Ensemble Member1$16,479,685$0$16,479,685
(Unclassified)22$403,456,281$134,423,292$537,879,573

Career Trend

This graph shows Alfre Woodard’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
7/19/2019 The Lion King Sarabi  $0 $0 $0
10/6/2017 So B. It Bernadette  $46,006 $0 $46,006
4/27/2016 Captain America: Civil War Miriam Sharpe  $408,084,349 $745,220,146 $1,153,304,495
9/25/2015 Mississippi Grind Sam  $130,541 $318,100 $448,641
10/3/2014 Annabelle Evelyn  $84,273,813 $172,589,107 $256,862,920
10/18/2013 12 Years a Slave Mistress Shaw  $56,671,993 $124,353,350 $181,025,343
4/17/2009 American Violet   $554,434 $0 $554,434
9/12/2008 The Family That Preys Alice Pratt  $37,105,289 $0 $37,105,289
4/7/2006 Take the Lead   $34,742,066 $30,648,427 $65,390,493
2/3/2006 Something New Joyce McQueen  $11,468,568 $15,101 $11,483,669
3/30/2005 Beauty Shop Miss Josephine  $36,351,350 $2,000,000 $38,351,350
9/24/2004 The Forgotten Det. Anne Pope  $66,711,892 $50,500,000 $117,211,892
10/24/2003 Radio Mrs.Kennedy  $52,333,738 $959,890 $53,293,628
10/24/2003 The Singing Detective Chief of Staff  $336,456 $188,291 $524,747
3/28/2003 The Core NASA Chief Talma Stickley  $31,111,260 $43,021,371 $74,132,631
12/20/2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Akela (voice)  $40,108,697 $20,586,040 $60,694,737
8/13/2001 K-PAX Dr. Claudia Villars  $50,315,140 $0 $50,315,140
11/17/2000 What's Cooking Audrey Williams  $1,045,899 $659,244 $1,705,143
10/13/2000 Lost Souls A Doctor (uncredited)  $16,779,636 $14,540,657 $31,320,293
5/19/2000 Dinosaur Plio  $137,748,063 $218,400,000 $356,148,063
4/21/2000 Love and Basketball Camille Wright  $27,441,122 $268,503 $27,709,625
9/24/1999 Mumford Lily  $4,559,569 $0 $4,559,569
12/25/1998 Down in the Delta Loretta  $5,672,903 $0 $5,672,903
2/28/1997 Follow Me Home Evey  $5,000 $0 $5,000
11/22/1996 Star Trek: First Contact Lily Sloane  $92,027,888 $57,972,112 $150,000,000
4/5/1996 Primal Fear Judge Miriam Shoat  $56,073,633 $46,500,000 $102,573,633
12/31/1995 The Piano Lesson   $0 $0 $0
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt Marianna  $23,600,020 $0 $23,600,020
5/13/1994 Crooklyn Carolyn Carmichael  $13,024,170 $0 $13,024,170
2/18/1994 Blue Chips Lavada McRae  $22,359,041 $0 $22,359,041
8/13/1993 Heart and Souls Penny Washington  $16,479,685 $0 $16,479,685
3/5/1993 Rich in Love Rhody Poole  $1,978,522 $0 $1,978,522
1/1/1993 Bopha! Rosie Mangena  $212,483 $0 $212,483
12/11/1992 Passion Fish Chantelle  $5,414,619 $0 $5,414,619
8/21/1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag Ann  $3,591,460 $0 $3,591,460
12/25/1991 Grand Canyon Jane  $32,350,000 $7,748,309 $40,098,309
4/28/1989 Miss Firecracker Popeye Jackson  $1,852,655 $0 $1,852,655
11/23/1988 Scrooged Grace Cooley, Frank Cross' Secretary  $59,450,353 $0 $59,450,353
8/22/1986 Extremities Patricia  $13,418,091 $0 $13,418,091
9/21/1983 Cross Creek Geechee  $205,970 $0 $205,970
Movies: 40Totals:$1,445,636,374$1,536,488,648$2,982,125,022
  Averages:$36,140,909$38,412,216$74,553,126

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/6/2017 So B. It $7,455 22 $46,006 $46,006 100.0%
9/12/2008 The Family That Preys $17,381,218 2,070 $37,105,289 $37,105,289 100.0%
8/13/1993 Heart and Souls $4,322,250 1,301 $16,479,685 $16,479,685 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $53,630,980$53,630,980 
 Averages:$7,236,9741,131$17,876,993$17,876,993100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/19/2019 The Lion King $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/27/2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 $408,084,349 $1,153,304,495 35.4%
9/25/2015 Mississippi Grind $12,434 46 $130,541 $448,641 29.1%
10/3/2014 Annabelle $37,134,255 3,215 $84,273,813 $256,862,920 32.8%
10/18/2013 12 Years a Slave $923,715 1,474 $56,671,993 $181,025,343 31.3%
4/17/2009 American Violet $243,162 61 $554,434 $554,434 100.0%
2/3/2006 Something New $4,879,736 1,266 $11,468,568 $11,483,669 99.9%
9/24/2004 The Forgotten $21,022,111 3,144 $66,711,892 $117,211,892 56.9%
10/24/2003 Radio $13,303,724 3,074 $52,333,738 $53,293,628 98.2%
10/24/2003 The Singing Detective $28,324 45 $336,456 $524,747 64.1%
3/28/2003 The Core $12,053,131 3,019 $31,111,260 $74,132,631 42.0%
5/19/2000 Dinosaur $38,854,851 3,319 $137,748,063 $356,148,063 38.7%
4/5/1996 Primal Fear $9,871,222 1,983 $56,073,633 $102,573,633 54.7%
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt $5,790,445 1,532 $23,600,020 $23,600,020 100.0%
11/23/1988 Scrooged $13,027,842 1,897 $59,450,353 $59,450,353 100.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $988,549,113$2,390,614,469 
 Averages:$22,418,9401,887$65,903,274$159,374,29863.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,583 $53,630,980
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 487 $988,549,113
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 444 $1,307,888,311
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,120 $363,832,561
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 779 $546,168,868
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 516 $1,445,636,374
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 541 $1,402,065,356
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $1,318,088,648
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,195 $438,241,818
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 556 $963,808,437
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 729 $1,536,488,648
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,093 $53,630,980
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 519 $2,390,614,469
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 574 $2,625,976,959
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,123 $802,074,379
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 587 $1,509,977,305
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 606 $2,982,125,022
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 293 23
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 324 23
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 360 23
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,215 $37,105,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,248 $46,006
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 31 $16,479,685
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,543 $37,105,289
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,381 $46,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 31 $16,479,685
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,319 $53,630,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,813 $53,630,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,055 $37,151,295
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 516 $16,479,685
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,334 $37,151,295
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 611 $16,479,685
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 500 $53,584,974
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,133 $46,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 613 $53,584,974
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,482 $46,006
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 810 $53,630,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,028 $53,630,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 501-600) 518 $16,479,685
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $37,105,289
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $16,479,685
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 281 $37,105,289


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