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Loretta Devine

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 34 films, with $1,499,240,296 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,679)
Best-known acting roles: Flo the Doorwoman (What Women Want), Jazz Singer (Dreamgirls), Shirley (Madea's Big Happy Family), Delta (Beverly Hills Chihuahua), Ma Dear (This Christmas)
Most productive collaborators: Tyler Perry, Bow Wow, Roger M. Bobb, Ozzie Areu, David Mann

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting12$616,037,918$366,443,285$982,481,203
Leading3$49,236,893$611,611$49,848,504
Lead Ensemble Member3$91,700,712$292,334$91,993,046
(Unclassified)16$256,497,908$118,419,635$374,917,543

Career Trend

This graph shows Loretta Devine’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
1/22/2016 Caged No More Aggie  $114,959 $0 $114,959
1/15/2016 Norm of the North Tamecia  $17,062,499 $10,329,696 $27,392,195
5/1/2015 Welcome to Me Barb Vaughn  $625,727 $4,159 $629,886
10/10/2014 You're Not You Marilyn  $0 $509,039 $509,039
12/14/2012 In the Hive   $0 $0 $0
8/26/2011 Politics of Love   $0 $0 $0
4/22/2011 Madea's Big Happy Family Shirley  $53,345,287 $0 $53,345,287
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls Juanita/Green  $37,729,698 $288,175 $38,017,873
8/20/2010 Lottery Ticket Grandma  $24,719,879 $0 $24,719,879
4/16/2010 Death at a Funeral Cynthia  $42,739,347 $6,237,886 $48,977,233
12/31/2008 Spring Breakdown Dr. Racine Marguerite  $0 $0 $0
10/3/2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Delta  $94,514,402 $59,703,766 $154,218,168
1/11/2008 First Sunday Sister Doris  $37,931,869 $181,539 $38,113,408
12/7/2007 Dirty Laundry Evelyn  $20,138 $0 $20,138
11/21/2007 This Christmas Ma Dear  $49,121,934 $611,611 $49,733,545
12/15/2006 Dreamgirls Jazz Singer  $103,365,956 $52,342,739 $155,708,695
5/6/2005 Crash Shaniqua  $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
4/22/2005 King's Ransom Miss Gladys  $4,008,527 $41,000 $4,049,527
10/1/2004 Woman Thou Art Loosed Cassey Jordan  $6,879,730 $0 $6,879,730
12/28/2001 I Am Sam Margaret  $40,270,895 $52,271,523 $92,542,418
11/2/2001 Punks Health Counselor  $159,675 $0 $159,675
4/11/2001 Kingdom Come Margaret Calgrove  $23,247,539 $146,400 $23,393,939
12/15/2000 What Women Want Flo the Doorwoman  $182,805,123 $191,300,000 $374,105,123
9/22/2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut Reese  $21,468,807 $17,105,555 $38,574,362
12/25/1998 Down in the Delta Zenia  $5,672,903 $0 $5,672,903
9/25/1998 Urban Legend Reese  $38,116,707 $34,455,157 $72,571,864
8/27/1997 Hoodlum Pigfoot Mary  $23,489,997 $0 $23,489,997
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife Beverly  $48,102,795 $0 $48,102,795
12/22/1995 Waiting to Exhale Gloria 'Glo' Matthews  $66,947,948 $14,400,000 $81,347,948
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew Ula  $9,461,630 $0 $9,461,630
6/5/1992 Class Act Blade's Mom  $13,226,469 $0 $13,226,469
9/20/1991 Livin' Large! Nadine Biggs  $5,435,488 $0 $5,435,488
2/9/1990 Stanley & Iris Bertha  $5,820,015 $0 $5,820,015
1/1/1988 Little Nikita Verna McLaughlin  $1,733,070 $0 $1,733,070
Movies: 34Totals:$1,013,473,431$485,766,865$1,499,240,296
  Averages:$29,808,042$14,287,261$44,095,303

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/22/2016 Caged No More $69,372 116 $114,959 $114,959 100.0%
5/1/2015 Welcome to Me $38,168 133 $625,727 $629,886 99.3%
12/14/2012 In the Hive $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/22/2011 Madea's Big Happy Family $25,068,677 2,288 $53,345,287 $53,345,287 100.0%
11/5/2010 For Colored Girls $19,497,324 2,127 $37,729,698 $38,017,873 99.2%
11/21/2007 This Christmas $17,958,183 1,921 $49,121,934 $49,733,545 98.8%
Movies: 6Totals:  $140,937,605$141,841,550 
 Averages:$10,438,6211,098$23,489,601$23,640,25899.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/15/2016 Norm of the North $6,844,137 2,411 $17,062,499 $27,392,195 62.3%
10/10/2014 You're Not You $0 0 $0 $509,039 0.0%
8/26/2011 Politics of Love $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/20/2010 Lottery Ticket $10,652,297 1,973 $24,719,879 $24,719,879 100.0%
4/16/2010 Death at a Funeral $16,217,540 2,459 $42,739,347 $48,977,233 87.3%
10/3/2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua $29,300,465 3,239 $94,514,402 $154,218,168 61.3%
1/11/2008 First Sunday $17,714,821 2,213 $37,931,869 $38,113,408 99.5%
12/15/2006 Dreamgirls $378,950 2,797 $103,365,956 $155,708,695 66.4%
5/6/2005 Crash $9,107,071 1,905 $55,334,418 $101,173,038 54.7%
12/15/2000 What Women Want $33,614,543 3,092 $182,805,123 $374,105,123 48.9%
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife $7,649,752 2,008 $48,102,795 $48,102,795 100.0%
3/5/1993 Amos & Andrew $3,612,317 1,233 $9,461,630 $9,461,630 100.0%
Movies: 12Totals:  $616,037,918$982,481,203 
 Averages:$11,257,6581,944$51,336,493$81,873,43470.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 921 $140,937,605
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,192 $616,037,918
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 891 $901,896,530
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,891 $181,700,844
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,381 $329,520,502
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 914 $1,013,473,431
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,364 $903,945
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,582 $366,443,285
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,826 $415,733,403
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,251 $10,622,030
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,558 $257,750,691
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,759 $485,766,865
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,381 $141,841,550
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,352 $982,481,203
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,687 $1,317,629,933
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,791 $192,322,874
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,838 $587,271,193
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,679 $1,499,240,296
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 193 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 233 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 260 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 379 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 294 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 294 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 381 37
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,026 $49,747,661
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,194 $114,959
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 16 $91,074,985
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,455 $615,770
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 117 $288,175
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,375 $50,363,431
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,300 $114,959
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 28 $91,363,160
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $140,937,605
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,033 $903,945
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,117 $141,841,550
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 417 $140,937,605
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,059 $903,945
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 656 $141,841,550
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,196 $625,727
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $140,196,919
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 698 $114,959
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,293 $4,159
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,247 $899,786
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,381 $629,886
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $141,096,705
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 828 $114,959
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 559 $102,582,180
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 766 $38,355,425
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,376 $611,611
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,724 $292,334
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 788 $103,193,791
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 981 $38,647,759
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 307 $49,121,934
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 40 $91,074,985
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 494 $611,611
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 401-500) 410 $288,175
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $49,733,545
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 140 $91,363,160


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