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Karen Allen

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 27 films, with $1,941,924,933 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,160)
Best-known acting roles: Marion Ravenwood (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull), Melissa Brown (The Perfect Storm), Marion (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Katy Fuller (National Lampoon's Animal House), Marla Keyes (In the Bedroom)
Most productive collaborators: Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Cate Blanchett, David Koepp

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading5$547,805,009$629,300,294$1,177,105,303
Supporting4$274,516,429$146,093,000$420,609,429
Cameo1$39,946,780$0$39,946,780
(Unclassified)17$298,056,154$6,207,267$304,263,421

Career Trend

This graph shows Karen Allen’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 Review: Sandlot: 25th Anniversary Edition

April 6th, 2018

The Sandlot

The Sandlot is a movie about nostalgia that is old enough that people can feel nostalgic about it. Has the film aged well in the past 25 years? Or has time not been as kind to it? More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Blue Bloods: Season Four

September 8th, 2014

Blue Bloods' ratings improved last season, at least with respect to the rest of CBS's lineup. It was no longer the lowest rated show on CBS that earned a renewal. It wasn't even its lowest rated show on Friday night. (On a side note, I think Hawaii Five-0 might be ending soon. It's ratings are low and I seriously doubt it is a cheap show to make.) Overall, the ratings are very reliable. Is the quality of the show as reliable as its ratings are? More...

Featured Blu-ray: The Sandlot: 20th Anniversary Edition

March 25th, 2013

The Sandlot opened in 1993 and only earned good reviews, but not great reviews, and went on to become a midlevel hit, but no more. On the other hand, it became a bit of a cult classic on the home market. Does its appeal depend on nostalgia? Or is it a good film in its own regard? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/8/2017 Year by the Sea Joan  $0 $0 $0
2/12/2016 Bad Hurt Elaine Kendall  $0 $0 $0
3/25/2011 White Irish Drinkers Margaret   $31,056 $0 $31,056
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … Marion Ravenwood  $317,101,119 $469,534,294 $786,635,413
8/9/2006 Poster Boy Eunice Kray  $62,062 $0 $62,062
4/19/2002 World Traveler Delores  $97,000 $0 $97,000
11/23/2001 In the Bedroom Marla Keyes  $35,930,604 $6,207,267 $42,137,871
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm Melissa Brown  $182,618,434 $146,093,000 $328,711,434
5/5/2000 The Basket Bessie Emery  $609,042 $0 $609,042
5/30/1997 Til There Was You Betty Dawkan  $3,525,125 $0 $3,525,125
12/29/1993 Ghost in the Machine Terry Monroe  $4,731,273 $0 $4,731,273
9/1/1993 King of the Hill Miss Mathey  $465,417 $0 $465,417
4/7/1993 The Sandlot Mom  $32,416,586 $0 $32,416,586
11/18/1992 Malcolm X Miss Dunne  $48,169,910 $0 $48,169,910
5/10/1991 Sweet Talker Julie Maguire  $258,105 $0 $258,105
11/23/1988 Scrooged Claire Phillips  $59,450,353 $0 $59,450,353
1/1/1987 The Glass Menagerie Laura Wingfield  $895,904 $0 $895,904
12/14/1984 Starman Jenny Hayden  $28,700,000 $0 $28,700,000
9/21/1984 Until September Mo Alexander  $4,097,094 $0 $4,097,094
10/1/1982 Split Image Rebecca/Amy  $263,635 $0 $263,635
1/22/1982 Shoot the Moon Sandy  $8,100,000 $0 $8,100,000
6/12/1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Marion  $225,686,079 $141,766,000 $367,452,079
3/12/1980 A Small Circle of Friends Jessica Bloom  $766,760 $0 $766,760
1/1/1980 Cruising Nancy Gates  $19,784,223 $0 $19,784,223
7/13/1979 The Wanderers Nina  $5,017,811 $18,000,000 $23,017,811
4/25/1979 Manhattan Televion Actor #2  $39,946,780 $0 $39,946,780
7/28/1978 National Lampoon's Animal House Katy Fuller  $141,600,000 $0 $141,600,000
Movies: 27Totals:$1,160,324,372$781,600,561$1,941,924,933
  Averages:$42,974,977$28,948,169$71,923,146

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/8/2017 Year by the Sea $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/12/2016 Bad Hurt $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $100,137,835 4,264 $317,101,119 $786,635,413 40.3%
6/12/1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark $8,305,823 1,400 $225,686,079 $367,452,079 61.4%
7/13/1979 The Wanderers $0 5 $5,017,811 $23,017,811 21.8%
Movies: 5Totals:  $547,805,009$1,177,105,303 
 Averages:$21,688,7321,134$109,561,002$235,421,06141.2%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/25/2011 White Irish Drinkers $16,836 5 $31,056 $31,056 100.0%
6/30/2000 The Perfect Storm $41,325,042 3,407 $182,618,434 $328,711,434 55.6%
4/7/1993 The Sandlot $4,918,712 1,775 $32,416,586 $32,416,586 100.0%
11/23/1988 Scrooged $13,027,842 1,897 $59,450,353 $59,450,353 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $274,516,429$420,609,429 
 Averages:$14,822,1081,771$68,629,107$105,152,35788.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 317 $547,805,009
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,581 $274,516,429
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 609 $1,120,377,592
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 504 $730,454,499
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 31,201-31,300) 31,207 $32,416,586
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 897 $39,946,780
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 752 $1,160,324,372
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 355 $629,300,294
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,125 $146,093,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,599 $781,600,561
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 653 $775,393,294
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,979 $781,600,561
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 333 $1,177,105,303
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,391 $420,609,429
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 948 $1,901,978,153
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 585 $1,505,847,793
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 36,201-36,300) 36,274 $32,416,586
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,081 $39,946,780
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,160 $1,941,924,933
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 27 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 23 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 24 100
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office 76 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office 84 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office 71 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office 85 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the International Box Office 92 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office 74 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office 81 99
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office 96 99
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $542,787,198
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 903 $5,017,811
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $611,300,294
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 661 $18,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 133 $1,154,087,492
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 810 $23,017,811
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 222 $547,805,009
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 231 $629,300,294
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 224 $1,177,105,303
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 11 $547,805,009
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 20 $629,300,294
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 13 $1,177,105,303
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies 95 $542,787,198
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 895 $5,017,811
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 134 $611,300,294
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 582 $18,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $1,154,087,492
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 785 $23,017,811
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 260 $317,101,119
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,353 $5,017,811
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 226 $225,686,079
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 255 $469,534,294
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 959 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 395 $141,766,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $786,635,413
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,171 $23,017,811
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 310 $367,452,079
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 738 $5,017,811
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 25 $542,787,198
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 523 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 28 $611,300,294
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 666 $23,017,811
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies 30 $1,154,087,492


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