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Whitney Houston

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $459,002,795 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #437)
Best-known acting roles: Rachel Marron (The Bodyguard), Savannah 'Vannah' Jackson (Waiting to Exhale), Emma (Sparkle), Julia 'Jules' Biggs (The Preacher's Wife)
Best-known technical roles: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (Producer), The Princess Diaries (Producer), Sparkle (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Kevin Costner, Mick Jackson, Lawrence Kasdan, Debra Martin Chase, Mike Starr

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$170,048,515$288,954,280$459,002,795
Lead Ensemble Member1$24,397,469$262,854$24,660,323
Documentary Subject1$0$0$0
Archival Footage1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)1$66,947,948$14,400,000$81,347,948
In Technical RolesProducer2$203,394,209$84,012,000$287,406,209
Executive Producer1$24,397,469$262,854$24,660,323

Career Trend

This graph shows Whitney Houston’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


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 27th, 2012

November 26th, 2012

It's not a good week on the home market, but for different reasons than last week. There are five first-run releases coming out this week, which is actually very busy. However, it is a bad week, because I'm supposed to receive screeners for for four of those five films, but so far none of have arrived. At least with Men in Black 3, there's a few more days before it is officially late, as it doesn't come out till Friday. Men in Black 3 also made more at the box office than the rest of the first run releases made combined, so there will likely be a huge gap between the first and second best selling new-release of the week. As for the best releases for the week, ParaNorman is the only real contender for Pick of the Week. The Blu-ray Combo Pack is worth owning, but if you've made the leap to 3D, then the 3D Combo Pack is worth the extra money. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Untitled Whitney Houston Documentary Herself  $0 $0 $0
9/27/2017 Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Herself  $0 $0 $0
8/17/2012 Sparkle Emma  $24,397,469 $262,854 $24,660,323
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife Julia 'Jules' Biggs  $48,102,795 $0 $48,102,795
12/22/1995 Waiting to Exhale Savannah 'Vannah' Jackson  $66,947,948 $14,400,000 $81,347,948
11/25/1992 The Bodyguard Rachel Marron  $121,945,720 $288,954,280 $410,900,000
Movies: 6Totals:$261,393,932$303,617,134$565,011,066
  Averages:$43,565,655$50,602,856$94,168,511

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2012 Sparkle $11,643,342 2,244 $24,397,469 $24,660,323 98.9%
12/13/1996 The Preacher's Wife $7,649,752 2,008 $48,102,795 $48,102,795 100.0%
11/25/1992 The Bodyguard $16,611,793 1,806 $121,945,720 $410,900,000 29.7%
Movies: 3Totals:  $194,445,984$483,663,118 
 Averages:$11,968,2962,019$64,815,328$161,221,03976.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 736 $194,445,984
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,106 $261,393,932
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,793 $194,445,984
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,736 $261,393,932
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 658 $289,217,134
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,545 $303,617,134
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,547 $289,217,134
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,416 $303,617,134
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 686 $483,663,118
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,199 $565,011,066
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,658 $483,663,118
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,986 $565,011,066
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 62 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office 68 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office 70 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 100 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 68
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 562 $121,945,720
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $48,102,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 218 $24,397,469
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 344 $288,954,280
Top International Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 301-400) 333 $262,854
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 411 $410,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 650 $48,102,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 201-300) 264 $24,660,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 556 $194,445,984
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 461 $289,217,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 493 $483,663,118
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $121,945,720
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 311 $48,102,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 375 $24,397,469
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 202 $288,954,280
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 788 $262,854
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $410,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 503 $48,102,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 503 $24,660,323
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $72,500,264
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 83 $121,945,720
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,427 $262,854
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 40 $288,954,280
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 413 $72,763,118
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 46 $410,900,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,077 $24,397,469
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 307 $121,945,720
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 652 $48,102,795
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,417 $262,854
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $288,954,280
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,204 $24,660,323
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 181 $410,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 735 $48,102,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 237 $121,945,720
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 413 $48,102,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 445 $24,397,469
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $288,954,280
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 508 $262,854
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 155 $410,900,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 473 $48,102,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 490 $24,660,323

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/17/2012 Sparkle Executive Producer $24,397,469 $262,854 $24,660,323
8/11/2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal E… Producer $95,149,435 $26,922,000 $122,071,435
8/3/2001 The Princess Diaries Producer $108,244,774 $57,090,000 $165,334,774
Movies: 3Totals:$227,791,678$84,274,854$312,066,532
  Averages:$75,930,559$28,091,618$104,022,177


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/11/2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal En… $22,956,453 3,490 $95,149,435 $122,071,435 77.9%
8/3/2001 The Princess Diaries $22,862,269 2,749 $108,244,774 $165,334,774 65.5%
Movies: 2Totals:  $203,394,209$287,406,209 
 Averages:$22,909,3613,120$101,697,105$143,703,10571.7%



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