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Joan Chen

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 18 films, with $464,043,033 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #7,674)
Best-known acting roles: (Autumn in New York), Ilsa (Judge Dredd), Masu (On Deadly Ground), (The Last Emperor), Niang (Mao's Last Dancer)
Best-known technical roles: Autumn in New York (Director), Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Wei Tang, Wang Lee-Hom, Anupam Kher, Sylvester Stallone

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$39,630,401$108,392,102$148,022,503
Leading1$4,604,982$60,562,448$65,167,430
(Unclassified)14$140,506,588$110,346,512$250,853,100
In Technical RolesDirector2$38,759,449$52,964,753$91,724,202

Career Trend

This graph shows Joan Chen’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/30/2015 He Yi Sheng Xiao Mo   $0 $56,620,000 $56,620,000
7/16/2013 White Frog   $0 $0 $0
10/7/2011 Xinhai geming Empress Dowager Longyu  $135,739 $8,457,415 $8,593,154
8/20/2010 Mao's Last Dancer Niang  $4,806,750 $21,134,687 $25,941,437
9/28/2007 Se jie Mrs. Yee  $4,604,982 $60,562,448 $65,167,430
8/17/2007 Xiang ri kui Xiuqing  $23,307 $0 $23,307
12/31/2006 Americanese Betty Nguyen  $0 $0 $0
5/27/2005 Saving Face Ma  $1,187,266 $82,439 $1,269,705
11/17/2000 What's Cooking Trinh Nguyen  $1,045,899 $659,244 $1,705,143
8/11/2000 Autumn in New York   $37,752,931 $52,964,753 $90,717,684
6/30/1995 Judge Dredd Ilsa  $34,687,912 $78,800,000 $113,487,912
2/24/1995 The Hunted Kirina  $6,420,615 $0 $6,420,615
2/18/1994 On Deadly Ground Masu  $38,590,458 $0 $38,590,458
12/25/1993 Heaven & Earth Mama  $5,840,300 $0 $5,840,300
1/1/1992 Turtle Beach Minou  $778,535 $0 $778,535
2/23/1990 The Blood of Heroes Kidda  $882,290 $0 $882,290
11/20/1987 The Last Emperor   $43,984,987 $20,076 $44,005,063
11/7/1986 Tai-Pan May-May  $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
Movies: 18Totals:$184,741,971$279,301,062$464,043,033
  Averages:$10,263,443$15,516,726$25,780,169

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/28/2007 Se jie $63,918 143 $4,604,982 $65,167,430 7.1%
Movies: 1Totals:  $4,604,982$65,167,430 
 Averages:$63,918143$4,604,982$65,167,4307.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/7/2011 Xinhai geming $55,850 33 $135,739 $8,593,154 1.6%
8/20/2010 Mao's Last Dancer $199,657 137 $4,806,750 $25,941,437 18.5%
6/30/1995 Judge Dredd $12,291,536 2,204 $34,687,912 $113,487,912 30.6%
Movies: 3Totals:  $39,630,401$148,022,503 
 Averages:$4,182,348791$13,210,134$49,340,83416.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,825 $4,604,982
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 29,801-29,900) 29,897 $39,630,401
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,500 $140,756,984
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,876 $11,363,104
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,501-8,600) 8,562 $184,741,971
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,467 $60,562,448
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 15,001-15,100) 15,067 $108,392,102
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,969 $222,660,986
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,209 $29,592,102
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,101-7,200) 7,107 $279,301,062
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,954 $65,167,430
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,001-20,100) 20,009 $148,022,503
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,643 $363,417,970
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,737 $40,955,206
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,674 $464,043,033
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 177 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 210 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 264 14
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 294 14
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 334 14
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 909 $4,604,982
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 436 $60,562,448
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 592 $65,167,430
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,525 $4,604,982
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,185 $60,562,448
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,671 $65,167,430
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 550 $4,604,982
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 278 $60,562,448
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $65,167,430
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 915 $4,604,982
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 308 $60,562,448
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 462 $65,167,430
Top Domestic Leading Stars for NC-17 Movies 8 $4,604,982
Top International Leading Stars for NC-17 Movies 3 $60,562,448
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for NC-17 Movies 3 $65,167,430

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/11/2000 Autumn in New York Director $37,752,931 $52,964,753 $90,717,684
5/7/1999 Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl Director $1,006,518 $0 $1,006,518
Movies: 2Totals:$38,759,449$52,964,753$91,724,202
  Averages:$19,379,725$26,482,377$45,862,101

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/11/2000 Autumn in New York $10,987,006 2,282 $37,752,931 $90,717,684 41.6%
5/7/1999 Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl $23,880 25 $1,006,518 $1,006,518 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $38,759,449$91,724,202 
 Averages:$5,505,4431,154$19,379,725$45,862,10170.8%




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