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Claire Danes

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $1,132,579,990 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,434)
Best-known acting roles: Kate Miller (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), Julie Morton (The Family Stone), Yvaine (Stardust), Julia (The Hours), Kelly Riker (The Rainmaker)
Most productive collaborators: Matthew Vaughn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Jane Goldman, Charlie Cox

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$294,896,104$319,794,431$614,690,535
Leading4$59,935,377$101,682,581$161,617,958
Lead Ensemble Member1$38,634,938$98,387,307$137,022,245
(Unclassified)14$159,264,820$59,984,432$219,249,252

Career Trend

This graph shows Claire Danes’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 TV on DVD Review: Homeland: Season Two

September 21st, 2013

In my opinion, Homeland was the best new release of last year. I am not alone in that opinion. In fact, given its performance at the Golden Globes and the Emmys, many, many people thought it was the best show, period. This is a double-edged sword, on the other hand, as it means there are incredible expectations for season two. Can it possibly live up to season one? Does it get even better? More...

Limited Release: Much Ado About Limited Releases

June 7th, 2013

There are not a ton of new releases this week, but there are a few earning good reviews, and even a couple that are earning excellent reviews. Hopefully several will do well enough at the box office to thrive, but the only one I'm really bullish about is Much Ado About Nothing. It has excellent reviews, lots of buzz, and plenty of name recognition on both sides of the camera. More...

2012 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part II

December 6th, 2012

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, there are still plenty of shopping days from now till Christmas. Like every year, we have a Holiday Gift Guide, starting with Part I, which focused on first run releases and franchise box sets. Part II focuses on TV on DVD releases. Like years past, we will be focusing on TV on DVD releases for shows making their debut on the home market, or for full season sets. That's not to say those are the only shows worth buying as gifts, but if you know someone who loved Futurama, then you don't need me to tell you Volume 7 would make a good gift or not. The number of really good TV series that made their debut this year is bigger than last year, including some that were so good they dominated Awards Season. The best of these was... More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2017 A Kid Like Jake   $0 $0 $0
7/28/2017 Brigsby Bear Clare  $511,265 $149,418 $660,683
6/7/2013 As Cool As I Am Lainee  $0 $0 $0
11/25/2009 Me and Orson Welles Sonja Jones  $1,190,003 $0 $1,190,003
5/20/2008 The Flock Allison Laurie  $0 $0 $0
8/10/2007 Stardust Yvaine  $38,634,938 $98,387,307 $137,022,245
6/29/2007 Evening Ann Grant  $12,406,646 $478,928 $12,885,574
12/16/2005 The Family Stone Julie Morton  $60,062,868 $32,294,631 $92,357,499
10/21/2005 Shopgirl Mirabelle Buttersfield  $10,284,523 $1,473,895 $11,758,418
10/29/2004 It's All About Love Elena  $5,494 $0 $5,494
10/8/2004 Stage Beauty Maria  $776,691 $0 $776,691
7/1/2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Kate Miller  $150,358,296 $282,700,000 $433,058,296
12/27/2002 The Hours Julia  $41,675,994 $55,354,474 $97,030,468
9/13/2002 Igby Goes Down Sookie Sapperstein  $4,777,465 $0 $4,777,465
8/13/1999 Brokedown Palace Alice  $10,115,014 $1,000,752 $11,115,766
3/26/1999 The Mod Squad Julie Barnes  $13,260,050 $2,155,311 $15,415,361
7/17/1998 Polish Wedding Chala Pzoniak  $608,296 $0 $608,296
5/1/1998 Les Miserables Cosette  $13,887,945 $0 $13,887,945
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker Kelly Riker  $45,916,769 $0 $45,916,769
10/31/1997 I Love You, I Love You Not Daisy  $20,325 $0 $20,325
10/3/1997 U-Turn Jenny  $6,690,074 $0 $6,690,074
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet Juliet  $46,338,728 $101,203,653 $147,542,381
10/18/1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday Rachel Lewis  $4,137,645 $0 $4,137,645
11/3/1995 Home for the Holidays Kitt  $17,468,887 $4,650,382 $22,119,269
10/6/1995 How to Make an American Quilt Young Glady Jo  $23,600,020 $0 $23,600,020
12/21/1994 Little Women Beth March  $50,003,303 $0 $50,003,303
Movies: 26Totals:$552,731,239$579,848,751$1,132,579,990
  Averages:$21,258,894$22,301,875$43,560,769

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/7/2013 As Cool As I Am $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/25/2009 Me and Orson Welles $63,638 134 $1,190,003 $1,190,003 100.0%
8/10/2007 Stardust $9,169,779 2,565 $38,634,938 $137,022,245 28.2%
6/29/2007 Evening $3,501,971 979 $12,406,646 $12,885,574 96.3%
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet $11,133,231 1,963 $46,338,728 $147,542,381 31.4%
Movies: 5Totals:  $98,570,315$298,640,203 
 Averages:$4,773,7241,128$19,714,063$59,728,04164.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/28/2017 Brigsby Bear $39,652 408 $511,265 $660,683 77.4%
12/16/2005 The Family Stone $12,521,027 2,469 $60,062,868 $92,357,499 65.0%
7/1/2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines $44,041,440 3,504 $150,358,296 $433,058,296 34.7%
5/1/1998 Les Miserables $5,011,840 1,477 $13,887,945 $13,887,945 100.0%
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker $10,626,507 2,389 $45,916,769 $45,916,769 100.0%
10/3/1997 U-Turn $2,730,440 1,311 $6,690,074 $6,690,074 100.0%
11/3/1995 Home for the Holidays $4,007,717 1,000 $17,468,887 $22,119,269 79.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $294,896,104$614,690,535 
 Averages:$11,282,6601,794$42,128,015$87,812,93479.4%

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) 1,132 $98,570,315
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,989 $294,896,104
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,879 $552,731,239
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,072 $162,758,532
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,184 $552,731,239
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 835 $200,069,888
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,419 $319,794,431
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,337 $579,848,751
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,969 $204,390,760
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,843 $579,848,751
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 925 $298,640,203
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,813 $614,690,535
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,021 $1,132,579,990
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,964 $367,149,292
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,434 $1,132,579,990
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 102 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 106 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 113 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 227 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 270 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 304 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 117 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 135 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 163 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 226 58
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 460 $52,231,587
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 43 $46,338,728
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $98,866,235
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 10 $101,203,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $151,097,822
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 13 $147,542,381
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 905 $98,570,315
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $200,069,888
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 688 $298,640,203
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 764 $58,745,374
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 375 $38,634,938
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 685 $1,190,003
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 512 $101,682,581
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $98,387,307
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 611 $160,427,955
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 304 $137,022,245
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 873 $1,190,003
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 754 $38,634,938
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 306 $59,935,377
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 626 $98,387,307
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 192 $101,682,581
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $137,022,245
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $161,617,958
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 562 $98,570,315
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 422 $200,069,888
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $298,640,203
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $46,338,728
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 344 $38,634,938
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 252 $101,203,653
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 189 $98,387,307
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 292 $147,542,381
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 246 $137,022,245


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