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Marcia Gay Harden

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 51 films, with $2,573,481,332 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #793)
Best-known acting roles: Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey (Fifty Shades of Grey), Grace Trevelyan Grey (Fifty Shades Darker), Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey (Fifty Shades Freed), Celeste Boyle (Mystic River), Sara Holland (Space Cowboys)
Best-known technical roles: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (Assistant Director), Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (Production Manager)
Most productive collaborators: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Sam Taylor-Johnson, E.L. James, Kelly Marcel

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting19$886,429,607$1,277,278,170$2,163,707,777
Leading6$25,629,161$31,595,653$57,224,814
Lead Ensemble Member2$641,439$974,914$1,616,353
(Unclassified)24$211,150,204$139,782,184$350,932,388
In Technical RolesAssistant Director1$37,760,080$11,970,774$49,730,854
Production Manager1$37,760,080$11,970,774$49,730,854

Career Trend

This graph shows Marcia Gay Harden’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 / DVD Review: Grandma

February 7th, 2016

Grandma

Grandma was Lily Tomlin's first starring role in nearly 30 years. She clearly wasn't rusty and there was even some Oscar-buzz for her performance. That didn't pan out. Is it as good as its reviews? Or was nostalgia at play here? Were critics just so happy Lily Tomlin was back that their judgment was clouded? More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Autumn Years and Oscar Glory

August 21st, 2015

Grandma

It might not be a good week for limited releases overall, but we do have a potential Oscar nominee opening this week. Grandma is not only earning the best reviews of the week, but Lily Tomlin is earning some early Awards Season buzz. More...

Limited Releases: Go For Broke

March 15th, 2013

It is a pretty busy week for limited releases with a number of them that could do well. Blancanieves should do well in art house cinemas, but it is too out there for mainstream success. Likewise, From Up on Poppy Hill should draw in fans of Anime, but there are not enough of them to allow the film to expand significantly. Ginger and Rosa has more appeal to mainstream audiences and strong buzz, but its reviews are only good and not great. Spring Breakers is also earning reviews that are good, but not great. However, it has a planned wide opening next week, so unless that falls apart, it will be the biggest hit on this week's list. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/7/2018 Fifty Shades Freed Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey  $100,407,760 $270,119,944 $370,527,704
2/8/2017 Fifty Shades Darker Grace Trevelyan Grey  $114,434,010 $266,647,957 $381,081,967
3/25/2016 Get a Job Katherine Dunn  $0 $0 $0
10/6/2015 The Wine of Summer Shelley  $0 $0 $0
8/21/2015 Grandma Judy  $6,980,524 $557,085 $7,537,609
8/21/2015 After Words Jane  $0 $0 $0
6/4/2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Atte… President of the FAFAFA  $0 $0 $0
2/11/2015 Fifty Shades of Grey Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey  $166,167,230 $404,830,871 $570,998,101
11/7/2014 Elsa & Fred Lydia Barcroft  $67,657 $41,487 $109,144
10/10/2014 You're Not You Elizabeth  $0 $509,039 $509,039
7/25/2014 Magic in the Moonlight Mrs. Baker  $10,534,510 $23,352,450 $33,886,960
10/4/2013 Parkland Doris Nelson  $641,439 $974,914 $1,616,353
3/15/2013 If I Were You Madelyn  $9,432 $0 $9,432
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Margorie Dunfour  $0 $0 $0
3/16/2012 Detachment Principal Carol Dearden  $70,740 $3,671,957 $3,742,697
11/24/2009 The Maiden Heist   $0 $0 $0
10/2/2009 Whip It   $13,077,184 $5,812,788 $18,889,972
4/23/2009 Home   $15,433 $44,777,735 $44,793,168
11/11/2008 The Christmas Cottage Maryanne Kinkade  $0 $0 $0
11/21/2007 The Mist Mrs. Carmody  $25,593,755 $31,595,653 $57,189,408
10/26/2007 Rails & Ties Megan Stark  $22,136 $0 $22,136
10/12/2007 Canvas Mary Marino  $35,630 $0 $35,630
9/21/2007 Into the Wild Billie McCandless  $18,354,356 $38,468,604 $56,822,960
4/27/2007 The Invisible Diane Powell  $20,568,319 $2,971,947 $23,540,266
4/6/2007 The Hoax Edith Irving  $7,164,995 $0 $7,164,995
12/29/2006 The Dead Girl Melora  $19,875 $0 $19,875
4/21/2006 American Dreamz First Lady Staton  $7,314,027 $9,196,944 $16,510,971
3/22/2006 American Gun Janet  $24,098 $0 $24,098
12/31/2005 Felicity: An American Girl Adventure Mrs. Edward Merriman  $0 $0 $0
7/22/2005 The Bad News Bears Liz Whitewood  $32,868,349 $632,271 $33,500,620
10/15/2004 P.S. Missy  $175,408 $0 $175,408
2/20/2004 Welcome to Mooseport Grace Sutherland  $14,469,428 $0 $14,469,428
12/19/2003 Mona Lisa Smile Nancy Abbey  $63,803,100 $77,402,069 $141,205,169
10/8/2003 Mystic River Celeste Boyle  $90,135,191 $66,686,829 $156,822,020
9/19/2003 Casa de los Babys Nan  $475,940 $0 $475,940
3/21/2003 Gaudi Afternoon Frankie Stevens  $3,838 $0 $3,838
12/15/2000 Pollock Lee Krasner  $8,596,914 $1,960,377 $10,557,291
8/4/2000 Space Cowboys Sara Holland  $90,454,043 $38,420,000 $128,874,043
11/13/1998 Meet Joe Black Allison  $44,650,003 $0 $44,650,003
1/30/1998 Desperate Measures Dr. Samantha Hawkins  $13,678,274 $0 $13,678,274
11/26/1997 Flubber Dr. Sara Jean Reynolds  $92,993,801 $85,000,000 $177,993,801
3/5/1997 The Daytrippers Libby  $2,096,256 $0 $2,096,256
11/20/1996 Far Harbor Arabella  $5,000 $0 $5,000
9/20/1996 The First Wives Club Dr. Leslie Rosen  $105,489,203 $76,000,000 $181,489,203
8/23/1996 The Spitfire Grill Shelby Goddard  $12,592,203 $0 $12,592,203
5/24/1996 Spy Hard Miss Cheevus  $26,936,265 $0 $26,936,265
12/23/1994 Safe Passage Cynthia  $1,607,000 $0 $1,607,000
12/16/1992 Used People Norma  $17,957,265 $0 $17,957,265
9/20/1991 Late for Dinner Joy Husband  $8,641,499 $0 $8,641,499
9/22/1990 Miller's Crossing Verna  $4,693,759 $0 $4,693,759
1/24/1986 The Imagemaker Stage Manager  $24,562 $0 $24,562
Movies: 51Totals:$1,123,850,411$1,449,630,921$2,573,481,332
  Averages:$22,036,283$28,424,136$50,460,418

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/6/2015 The Wine of Summer $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/21/2015 After Words $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/4/2013 Parkland $310,246 257 $641,439 $1,616,353 39.7%
3/15/2013 If I Were You $3,889 14 $9,432 $9,432 100.0%
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/21/2007 The Mist $8,931,973 2,423 $25,593,755 $57,189,408 44.8%
10/26/2007 Rails & Ties $11,032 5 $22,136 $22,136 100.0%
3/21/2003 Gaudi Afternoon $3,838 1 $3,838 $3,838 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $26,270,600$58,841,167 
 Averages:$1,157,622338$3,283,825$7,355,14676.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/7/2018 Fifty Shades Freed $38,560,195 3,768 $100,407,760 $370,527,704 27.1%
2/8/2017 Fifty Shades Darker $46,607,250 3,714 $114,434,010 $381,081,967 30.0%
3/25/2016 Get a Job $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/21/2015 Grandma $115,540 1,061 $6,980,524 $7,537,609 92.6%
6/4/2015 Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Atte… $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/11/2015 Fifty Shades of Grey $85,171,450 3,655 $166,167,230 $570,998,101 29.1%
11/7/2014 Elsa & Fred $0 3 $67,657 $109,144 62.0%
10/10/2014 You're Not You $0 0 $0 $509,039 0.0%
7/25/2014 Magic in the Moonlight $412,095 964 $10,534,510 $33,886,960 31.1%
3/16/2012 Detachment $10,739 15 $70,740 $3,742,697 1.9%
9/21/2007 Into the Wild $212,440 660 $18,354,356 $56,822,960 32.3%
4/27/2007 The Invisible $7,717,309 2,019 $20,568,319 $23,540,266 87.4%
4/6/2007 The Hoax $1,449,320 1,069 $7,164,995 $7,164,995 100.0%
10/8/2003 Mystic River $640,815 1,581 $90,135,191 $156,822,020 57.5%
8/4/2000 Space Cowboys $18,093,776 2,835 $90,454,043 $128,874,043 70.2%
11/13/1998 Meet Joe Black $15,017,995 2,527 $44,650,003 $44,650,003 100.0%
11/26/1997 Flubber $26,725,207 2,679 $92,993,801 $177,993,801 52.2%
9/20/1996 The First Wives Club $18,913,411 2,406 $105,489,203 $181,489,203 58.1%
12/16/1992 Used People $0 915 $17,957,265 $17,957,265 100.0%
Movies: 19Totals:  $886,429,607$2,163,707,777 
 Averages:$13,665,6601,572$46,654,190$113,879,35754.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,067 $26,270,600
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 612 $886,429,607
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 606 $1,123,850,411
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 498 $735,900,696
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 789 $1,123,850,411
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,821 $32,570,567
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 631 $1,277,278,170
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 595 $1,449,630,921
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 405 $1,198,772,098
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 40,401-40,500) 40,475 $509,039
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 778 $1,449,630,921
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,023 $58,841,167
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 637 $2,163,707,777
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 593 $2,573,481,332
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 434 $1,934,672,794
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 47,901-48,000) 47,931 $509,039
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 793 $2,573,481,332
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 285 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 338 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 367 8
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 262 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 295 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 339 4
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 286 3
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 329 3
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 377 3
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,456 $673,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 657 $25,593,755
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,395 $974,914
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 568 $31,595,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,817 $1,647,921
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 634 $57,189,408
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,806 $26,266,762
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,533 $32,570,567
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,741 $58,837,329
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,321 $31,568
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 340 $25,593,755
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 789 $641,439
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $31,595,653
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 734 $974,914
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,821 $31,568
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 339 $57,189,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 870 $1,616,353
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,830 $9,432
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,377 $663,575
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 207 $25,593,755
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,279 $974,914
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 160 $31,595,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,969 $9,432
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,551 $1,638,489
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 175 $57,189,408
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,649 $663,575
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 925 $25,607,025
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,380 $974,914
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 739 $31,595,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,682 $1,638,489
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 874 $57,202,678
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 764 $22,136
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies 81 $25,593,755
Top International Leading Stars for MGM Movies 39 $31,595,653
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 764 $22,136
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies 61 $57,189,408

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/17/2004 Sky Captain and the World of To… Marcia Gay,
Marcia Gay 
$37,760,080 $11,970,774 $49,730,854
Movies: 1Totals:$37,760,080$11,970,774$49,730,854
  Averages:$37,760,080$11,970,774$49,730,854


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