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Tessa Thompson

Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on credits in that role in 4 films, with $939,769,661 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #176)
Best-known acting roles: Valkyrie (Thor: Ragnarok), Bianca (Creed), Diane Nash (Selma), Josie Radek (Annihilation), Nyla/Purple (For Colored Girls)
Most productive collaborators: Taika Waititi, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Stephany Folsom, Cate Blanchett

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member4$393,749,492$546,020,169$939,769,661
Supporting3$161,844,489$78,500,000$240,344,489
Leading3$4,404,154$999,617$5,403,771
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Tessa Thompson’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 and DVD Review: Thor: Ragnarok

February 26th, 2018

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok opened with some of the best reviews of the MCU and was easily the biggest hit in the Thor franchise. And now it is being completely overshadowed by Black Panther’s success. Is it worth checking out? Is it really one of the best films in the MCU? More...

2018 Preview: February

February 1st, 2018

Black Panther

2018 got off to a good start and January more or less held its ground when compared to 2017. There were some misses, but surprise holdovers made up the difference. Looking forward, February will be dominated by Black Panther. In fact, it will very likely make more during its opening weekend than the second place film, Fifty Shades Freed, will likely make in total. Black Panther likely won’t break records, but it could come close, while Fifty Shade Freed and Peter Rabbit both have a 50/50 shot at $100 million. Last February, The Lego Batman Movie both earned $175 million, while Fifty Shades Darker earned over $100 million. Black Panther will easily beat any film from last February; in fact, it could earn more than the top two films earned combined. As long as the rest of the box office isn’t a complete disaster, February should help 2018 earn a significant edge over 2017 in the year-over-year comparisons. More...

2017 Awards Season: BAFTA Nominations

January 11th, 2018

The Shape of Water

The BAFTA nominations were announced and this time The Shape of Water led the way with 12 nominations. The same films appear on many of the lists of nominees, but so far no one film has come to dominate the list. This makes it interesting, to say the least. There’s a good chance no one film will win the majority of prestige awards and that multiple films will have lots of reason to celebrate on February 18th when the awards are handed out. More...

2017 Preview: November

November 1st, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok

October wasn’t a good month; then again, outside of a few bright spots, the overall box office has been a disaster since early summer. I would love to say November will turn things around, but, while it should be better, in this case “better” is a relative term. There are two films on this list with a chance at $300 million, Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League, while Coco is nearly a guarantee for $200 million. By comparison, last November had a similar result with three films earning between $200 million and $300 million, but none topping that figure. This means, if Thor: Ragnarok and Justice League both get to that milestone, then 2017 could cut into 2016’s lead during the month. It will still take a minor miracle for 2017 to catch up in the end, but just cutting the lead in half by the end of December would be a reason to celebrate at this point. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/14/2019 Untitled Men in Black   $0 $0 $0
11/21/2018 Creed 2 Bianca  $0 $0 $0
7/6/2018 Sorry to Bother You Detroit  $8,229,204 $0 $8,229,204
3/16/2018 Furlough   $0 $0 $0
2/23/2018 Annihilation Josie Radek  $32,732,301 $10,140,000 $42,872,301
12/31/2017 Little Woods Ollie  $0 $0 $0
10/25/2017 Thor: Ragnarok Valkyrie  $315,058,289 $535,591,994 $850,650,283
11/25/2015 Creed Bianca  $109,767,581 $63,800,000 $173,567,581
1/9/2015 Selma Diane Nash  $52,076,908 $14,700,000 $66,776,908
10/17/2014 Dear White People Sam White  $4,404,154 $999,617 $5,403,771
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls Nyla/Purple  $37,729,698 $288,175 $38,017,873
Movies: 11Totals:$559,998,135$625,519,786$1,185,517,921
  Averages:$50,908,921$56,865,435$107,774,356

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/14/2019 Untitled Men in Black $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/6/2018 Sorry to Bother You $727,266 1,050 $8,229,204 $8,229,204 100.0%
2/23/2018 Annihilation $11,071,584 2,112 $32,732,301 $42,872,301 76.3%
12/31/2017 Little Woods $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/25/2017 Thor: Ragnarok $122,744,989 4,080 $315,058,289 $850,650,283 37.0%
10/17/2014 Dear White People $347,959 392 $4,404,154 $5,403,771 81.5%
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls $19,497,324 2,127 $37,729,698 $38,017,873 99.2%
Movies: 7Totals:  $398,153,646$945,173,432 
 Averages:$22,055,5891,394$56,879,092$135,024,77678.8%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/21/2018 Creed 2 $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/25/2015 Creed $29,632,823 3,502 $109,767,581 $173,567,581 63.2%
1/9/2015 Selma $571,450 2,235 $52,076,908 $66,776,908 78.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $161,844,489$240,344,489 
 Averages:$10,068,0911,912$53,948,163$80,114,83070.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 424 $398,153,646
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,942 $161,844,489
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,894 $559,998,135
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 757 $507,921,227
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 23,401-23,500) 23,500 $52,076,908
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,232 $559,998,135
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 421 $547,019,786
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 19,001-19,100) 19,091 $78,500,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,199 $625,519,786
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 858 $610,819,786
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 31,901-32,000) 31,908 $14,700,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,700 $625,519,786
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 $945,173,432
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,185 $240,344,489
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,970 $1,185,517,921
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 799 $1,118,741,013
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 28,201-28,300) 28,247 $66,776,908
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,374 $1,185,517,921
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 382 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 419 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 495 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 154 93
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Domestic Box Office 82 149
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 148 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 161 91
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2018 at the Worldwide Box Office 91 128
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,630 $12,633,358
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 597 $32,732,301
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 96 $315,058,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 49 $37,729,698
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,394 $999,617
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 721 $10,140,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 71 $535,591,994
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $288,175
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,990 $13,632,975
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 705 $42,872,301
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies 72 $850,650,283
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 76 $38,017,873
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 299 $398,153,646
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $547,019,786
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $945,173,432
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 957 $42,133,852
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 282 $40,961,505
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 96 $315,058,289
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,026 $1,287,792
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 388 $10,140,000
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 64 $535,591,994
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,243 $43,421,644
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 344 $51,101,505
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies 68 $850,650,283
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 143 $315,058,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 827 $12,633,358
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 455 $37,729,698
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 262 $32,732,301
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 119 $535,591,994
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,009 $999,617
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,482 $288,175
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 397 $10,140,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 126 $850,650,283
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 975 $13,632,975
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 622 $38,017,873
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 344 $42,872,301
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 263 $315,058,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $83,095,357
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 223 $535,591,994
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,109 $11,427,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 237 $850,650,283
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 643 $94,523,149
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 144 $315,058,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 376 $32,732,301
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 181 $37,729,698
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $535,591,994
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 380 $10,140,000
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $288,175
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 101-200) 133 $850,650,283
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $42,872,301
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $38,017,873


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