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Michelle Yeoh

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 8 films, with $2,172,684,718 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #628)
Best-known acting roles: Aleta Ogord/Starhawk (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2), Soothsayer (Kung Fu Panda 2), Zi Yuan (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor), Yo Shu Lien (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Wai Lin (Tomorrow Never Dies)
Most productive collaborators: Rob Marshall, Zhang Ziyi, Vin Diesel, Ken Watanabe, Robin Swicord
Also credited as: Michelle Khan

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$741,092,712$1,431,592,006$2,172,684,718
Leading4$25,042,948$158,663,180$183,706,128
(Unclassified)8$270,674,556$312,755,434$583,429,990

Career Trend

This graph shows Michelle Yeoh’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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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 2nd, 2012

October 2nd, 2012

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/15/2018 Crazy Rich Asians Eleanor Sung-Young  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Blazing Samurai Yuki  $0 $0 $0
4/28/2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 Aleta Ogord/Starhawk  $389,813,101 $473,075,361 $862,888,462
9/2/2016 Morgan Dr. Lui Cheng  $3,915,251 $3,383,535 $7,298,786
8/25/2016 Mechanic: Resurrection Mei  $21,218,403 $89,094,555 $110,312,958
2/18/2016 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword… Yu Shu-Lien  $0 $39,160,269 $39,160,269
3/16/2012 The Lady Aung San Suu Kyi  $135,985 $2,066,306 $2,202,291
5/26/2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Soothsayer  $165,249,063 $499,588,484 $664,837,547
5/13/2011 Su Qi Er Sister Yu / Yu Shu Lien  $80,096 $92,252 $172,348
8/29/2008 Babylon A.D. Sister Rebecca  $22,532,572 $47,683,925 $70,216,497
8/1/2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Zi Yuan  $102,491,776 $303,268,449 $405,760,225
5/23/2008 The Children of Huang Shi Mrs. Wang  $1,031,872 $7,189,828 $8,221,700
7/20/2007 Sunshine Corazon  $3,688,560 $28,342,050 $32,030,610
12/9/2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Mameha  $57,010,853 $104,500,000 $161,510,853
3/31/2004 The Touch Yin Fei  $0 $5,918,742 $5,918,742
12/8/2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Yo Shu Lien  $128,067,808 $85,446,864 $213,514,672
12/19/1997 Tomorrow Never Dies Wai Lin  $125,304,276 $214,200,000 $339,504,276
12/31/1996 Supercop 2   $0 $0 $0
7/26/1996 Supercop Inspector Yang  $16,270,600 $0 $16,270,600
12/31/1993 The Heroic Trio* Ching / Invisible Woman / Number 3  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 20Totals:$1,036,810,216$1,903,010,620$2,939,820,836
  Averages:$51,840,511$95,150,531$146,991,042

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/25/2016 Mechanic: Resurrection $7,456,525 2,258 $21,218,403 $110,312,958 19.2%
2/18/2016 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword… $0 0 $0 $39,160,269 0.0%
3/16/2012 The Lady $0 20 $135,985 $2,202,291 6.2%
7/20/2007 Sunshine $242,964 461 $3,688,560 $32,030,610 11.5%
Movies: 4Totals:  $25,042,948$183,706,128 
 Averages:$1,924,872685$6,260,737$45,926,5329.2%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/15/2018 Crazy Rich Asians $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/28/2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 $146,510,104 4,347 $389,813,101 $862,888,462 45.2%
9/2/2016 Morgan $2,012,709 2,020 $3,915,251 $7,298,786 53.6%
5/26/2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $47,656,302 3,952 $165,249,063 $664,837,547 24.9%
5/13/2011 Su Qi Er $17,857 9 $80,096 $172,348 46.5%
8/29/2008 Babylon A.D. $9,484,627 3,425 $22,532,572 $70,216,497 32.1%
8/1/2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor $40,457,770 3,778 $102,491,776 $405,760,225 25.3%
12/9/2005 Memoirs of a Geisha $682,504 1,654 $57,010,853 $161,510,853 35.3%
Movies: 8Totals:  $741,092,712$2,172,684,718 
 Averages:$30,852,7342,398$92,636,589$271,585,59037.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,095 $25,042,948
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 887 $741,092,712
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 962 $871,561,153
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,236 $25,349,735
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,617 $389,813,101
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 904 $1,036,810,216
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 969 $158,663,180
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 519 $1,431,592,006
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 614 $1,403,422,136
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,458 $133,796,917
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,421 $473,075,361
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 525 $1,903,010,620
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,214 $183,706,128
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 628 $2,172,684,718
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 717 $2,274,983,289
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,017 $159,146,652
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,150 $862,888,462
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 623 $2,939,820,836
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 267 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 301 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 347 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 377 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 381 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 382 33
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 431 23
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 450 23
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 473 23
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,408 $24,906,963
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $135,985
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 661 $117,436,605
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 515 $39,160,269
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 353 $2,066,306
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 852 $142,343,568
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 728 $39,160,269
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 401-500) 462 $2,202,291
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,834 $25,042,948
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 721 $158,663,180
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 962 $183,706,128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,279 $21,218,403
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $3,688,560
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 601-700) 632 $135,985
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 548 $89,094,555
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 321 $28,342,050
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $39,160,269
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 412 $2,066,306
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 753 $110,312,958
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $32,030,610
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 529 $39,160,269
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 501-600) 540 $2,202,291
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 495 $21,218,403
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,809 $135,985
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 496 $3,688,560
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 334 $128,254,824
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,107 $2,066,306
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 286 $28,342,050
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 391 $149,473,227
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,481 $2,202,291
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $32,030,610
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 942 $25,042,948
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 823 $39,160,269
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 351 $119,502,911
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,129 $39,160,269
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 518 $144,545,859
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 260 $21,218,403
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 87 $89,094,555
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $110,312,958


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