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Aunjanue Ellis

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $683,383,571 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,271)
Best-known acting roles: Yule Mae Davis (The Help), (The Taking of Pelham 123), Mary Ann Fisher (Ray), Vicki Anderson (Get on Up), Sandy (Notorious)
Most productive collaborators: Tate Taylor, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$455,753,953$227,629,618$683,383,571
Leading2$15,083$25,277$40,360
(Unclassified)4$42,619,276$2,968,813$45,588,089

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/7/2016 The Birth of a Nation Nancy  $15,861,566 $986,313 $16,847,879
2/12/2016 Of Mind and Music Una Vida  $15,083 $25,277 $40,360
4/7/2015 The Book of Negroes Aminata Diallo  $0 $0 $0
8/1/2014 Get on Up Vicki Anderson  $30,569,935 $2,769,933 $33,339,868
8/10/2011 The Help Yule Mae Davis  $169,705,587 $43,414,417 $213,120,004
6/12/2009 The Taking of Pelham 123   $65,452,312 $86,912,058 $152,364,370
1/16/2009 Notorious Sandy  $36,843,682 $8,161,469 $45,005,151
2/17/2006 Freedomland Felicia  $12,512,886 $2,138,330 $14,651,216
11/5/2004 Brother to Brother Zora  $79,315 $0 $79,315
10/29/2004 Ray Mary Ann Fisher  $75,305,995 $49,517,099 $124,823,094
6/28/2002 Lovely and Amazing Lorraine  $4,210,379 $403,103 $4,613,482
5/31/2002 Undercover Brother Sistah Girl  $38,230,435 $2,565,710 $40,796,145
3/2/2001 The Caveman's Valentine Lulu  $687,081 $205,425 $892,506
11/10/2000 Men of Honor Jo  $48,814,909 $33,524,574 $82,339,483
6/4/1999 Desert Blue Agent Summers  $99,147 $0 $99,147
Movies: 15Totals:$498,388,312$230,623,708$729,012,020
  Averages:$33,225,887$15,374,914$48,600,801

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/12/2016 Of Mind and Music $932 3 $15,083 $40,360 37.4%
4/7/2015 The Book of Negroes $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $15,083$40,360 
 Averages:$4662$7,542$20,18037.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/7/2016 The Birth of a Nation $7,004,254 2,105 $15,861,566 $16,847,879 94.1%
8/1/2014 Get on Up $13,585,915 2,469 $30,569,935 $33,339,868 91.7%
8/10/2011 The Help $26,044,590 3,014 $169,705,587 $213,120,004 79.6%
6/12/2009 The Taking of Pelham 123 $23,373,102 3,077 $65,452,312 $152,364,370 43.0%
1/16/2009 Notorious $20,497,596 1,641 $36,843,682 $45,005,151 81.9%
2/17/2006 Freedomland $5,833,562 2,361 $12,512,886 $14,651,216 85.4%
10/29/2004 Ray $20,039,730 2,474 $75,305,995 $124,823,094 60.3%
3/2/2001 The Caveman's Valentine $112,041 59 $687,081 $892,506 77.0%
11/10/2000 Men of Honor $13,339,465 2,190 $48,814,909 $82,339,483 59.3%
Movies: 9Totals:  $455,753,953$683,383,571 
 Averages:$14,425,5842,154$50,639,328$75,931,50874.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,580 $15,083
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,036 $455,753,953
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,226 $498,388,312
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,919 $77,891,525
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,750 $377,877,511
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,592 $498,388,312
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,434 $25,277
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,973 $227,629,618
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,639 $230,623,708
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,951 $36,879,919
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,969 $190,774,976
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,671 $230,623,708
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,764 $40,360
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,271 $683,383,571
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,045 $729,012,020
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,394 $114,771,444
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,096 $568,652,487
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,702 $729,012,020
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,314 $15,083
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,082 $25,277
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,388 $40,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,165 $15,083
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,077 $25,277
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,312 $40,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,680 $15,083
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,815 $25,277
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,721 $40,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,486 $15,083
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,842 $25,277
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,516 $40,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,948 $15,083
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $25,277
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,943 $40,360


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