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Blythe Danner

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 35 films, with $1,923,481,131 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,172)
Best-known acting roles: Dina Byrnes (Meet the Fockers), Dina Byrnes (Little Fockers), Dina Byrnes (Meet the Parents), Ellie (The Lucky One), Assistant Director Jana Cassidy (The X Files: Fight the Future)
Most productive collaborators: Robert De Niro, Jay Roach, Ben Stiller, John Hamburg, Jim Herzfeld

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting13$233,637,294$161,074,537$394,711,831
Lead Ensemble Member3$155,888,281$162,227,058$318,115,339
Leading2$445,392,615$401,600,000$846,992,615
(Unclassified)17$254,886,090$108,775,256$363,661,346

Career Trend

This graph shows Blythe Danner’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


Limited Releases: Good and Slow

May 15th, 2015

Good Kill

This week's list of limited releases is shorter than usual, as I needed to get the home market numbers done. On the other hand, there are only six or so films earning great reviews and / or any amount of buzz, so there's not much you are missing. Good Kill could be the biggest hit, at least for a week before it goes to Video on Demand. Others, like Slow West, are already playing on Video on Demand. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/12/2018 What They Had Ruth  $0 $0 $0
6/8/2018 Hearts Beat Loud Marianne Fisher  $2,194,543 $0 $2,194,543
12/31/2017 The Chaperone   $0 $0 $0
2/5/2016 Tumbledown Ellen  $135,026 $143,856 $278,882
5/15/2015 I'll See You in My Dreams Carol Petersen  $7,449,681 $15,084 $7,464,765
12/5/2014 Murder of a Cat Clinton's Mother  $0 $0 $0
9/7/2012 Hello I Must Be Going Ruth  $106,709 $0 $106,709
4/19/2012 The Lucky One Ellie  $60,457,138 $36,176,695 $96,633,833
3/16/2012 Detachment Ms. Perkins  $70,740 $3,671,957 $3,742,697
9/30/2011 What's Your Number? Ava Darling  $14,011,084 $16,152,701 $30,163,785
3/18/2011 Paul Tara Walton  $37,412,945 $63,749,161 $101,162,106
2/4/2011 Waiting for Forever Miranda  $25,517 $0 $25,517
12/22/2010 Little Fockers Dina Byrnes  $148,438,600 $162,211,974 $310,650,574
8/6/2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Greta  $44,089,964 $180,167 $44,270,131
9/15/2006 The Last Kiss Anna  $11,614,790 $0 $11,614,790
9/30/2005 Three Days of Rain Beverly  $2,841 $0 $2,841
12/22/2004 Meet the Fockers Dina Byrnes  $279,167,575 $237,400,000 $516,567,575
10/17/2003 Sylvia Aurelia Plath  $1,302,242 $1,601,895 $2,904,137
2/2/2001 The Invisible Circus Gail  $77,578 $418,619 $496,197
10/6/2000 Meet the Parents Dina Byrnes  $166,225,040 $164,200,000 $330,425,040
5/21/1999 The Love Letter Lillian MacFarquhar  $8,322,608 $721,485 $9,044,093
3/19/1999 Forces of Nature Virginia  $52,957,800 $41,000,000 $93,957,800
6/19/1998 The X Files: Fight the Future Assistant Director Jana Cassidy  $83,898,313 $105,278,110 $189,176,423
3/27/1998 The Proposition Syril Danning  $1,622,381 $755,147 $2,377,528
11/7/1997 Mad City Mrs. Banks  $10,561,038 $0 $10,561,038
9/8/1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Ju… Beatrice  $36,466,570 $0 $36,466,570
9/18/1992 Husbands and Wives Rain's mother  $10,555,619 $0 $10,555,619
12/25/1991 The Prince of Tides Sallie Wingo  $74,787,599 $0 $74,787,599
12/25/1990 Alice Dorothy  $7,331,647 $0 $7,331,647
11/23/1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge Grace Barron  $7,698,000 $0 $7,698,000
10/14/1988 Another Woman Lydia  $1,562,749 $0 $1,562,749
12/25/1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs Kate  $11,957,943 $0 $11,957,943
4/1/1983 Man, Woman and Child Sheila Beckwith  $2,300,000 $0 $2,300,000
10/26/1979 The Great Santini Lillian Meechum  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
11/9/1972 1776 Martha Jefferson  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 35Totals:$1,089,804,280$833,676,851$1,923,481,131
  Averages:$31,137,265$23,819,339$54,956,604

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/15/2015 I'll See You in My Dreams $52,091 290 $7,449,681 $7,464,765 99.8%
12/5/2014 Murder of a Cat $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/22/2010 Little Fockers $30,833,665 3,675 $148,438,600 $310,650,574 47.8%
12/22/2004 Meet the Fockers $46,120,980 3,554 $279,167,575 $516,567,575 54.0%
10/6/2000 Meet the Parents $28,623,300 2,697 $166,225,040 $330,425,040 50.3%
Movies: 5Totals:  $601,280,896$1,165,107,954 
 Averages:$21,126,0072,043$120,256,179$233,021,59163.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/12/2018 What They Had $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/8/2018 Hearts Beat Loud $74,524 170 $2,194,543 $2,194,543 100.0%
2/5/2016 Tumbledown $7,331 55 $135,026 $278,882 48.4%
9/7/2012 Hello I Must Be Going $23,904 15 $106,709 $106,709 100.0%
4/19/2012 The Lucky One $22,518,358 3,175 $60,457,138 $96,633,833 62.6%
3/16/2012 Detachment $10,739 15 $70,740 $3,742,697 1.9%
9/30/2011 What's Your Number? $5,421,669 3,011 $14,011,084 $30,163,785 46.5%
3/18/2011 Paul $13,043,310 2,806 $37,412,945 $101,162,106 37.0%
2/4/2011 Waiting for Forever $8,917 14 $25,517 $25,517 100.0%
8/6/2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 $10,678,430 2,714 $44,089,964 $44,270,131 99.6%
9/15/2006 The Last Kiss $4,627,989 1,359 $11,614,790 $11,614,790 100.0%
3/19/1999 Forces of Nature $13,510,728 2,335 $52,957,800 $93,957,800 56.4%
11/7/1997 Mad City $4,649,742 2,194 $10,561,038 $10,561,038 100.0%
Movies: 13Totals:  $233,637,294$394,711,831 
 Averages:$5,736,5881,374$17,972,100$30,362,44971.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 283 $601,280,896
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,669 $233,637,294
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 653 $1,089,804,280
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 503 $731,239,453
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 28,601-28,700) 28,642 $37,412,945
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 833 $1,089,804,280
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 409 $563,827,058
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,219 $161,074,537
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,470 $833,676,851
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 809 $660,972,267
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,201-19,300) 19,269 $63,749,161
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,807 $833,676,851
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 337 $1,165,107,954
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,801-7,900) 7,896 $394,711,831
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 924 $1,923,481,131
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 638 $1,392,211,720
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 22,901-23,000) 22,944 $101,162,106
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,172 $1,923,481,131
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 76 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office 94 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Domestic Box Office 88 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office 86 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office 82 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office 77 97
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 151 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office 60 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office 77 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the International Box Office 72 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office 92 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office 95 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office 90 92
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 72
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 206 72
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 193 72
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 72 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office 89 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2002 at the Worldwide Box Office 81 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office 90 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office 91 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office 82 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 170 80
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $601,280,896
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 156 $563,827,058
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $1,165,107,954
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 204 $601,280,896
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 267 $563,827,058
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 225 $1,165,107,954
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 81 $601,280,896
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 91 $563,827,058
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 80 $1,165,107,954
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 27 $593,831,215
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $7,449,681
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 12 $563,811,974
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 480 $15,084
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 19 $1,157,643,189
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $7,464,765
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 154 $601,280,896
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 211 $563,827,058
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 101-200) 178 $1,165,107,954
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies 16 $593,831,215
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies 39 $563,811,974
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies 32 $1,157,643,189


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