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Jennifer Hudson

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $1,263,130,721 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,524)
Best-known acting roles: Young Nana (Sing), Louise, Carrie's assistant (Sex and the City), Effie White (Dreamgirls), Sister Rosemary (The Three Stooges), Rosaleen Daise (The Secret Life of Bees)
Most productive collaborators: Garth Jennings, Matthew McConaughey, Gregory Perler, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$573,828,122$689,302,599$1,263,130,721
Lead Ensemble Member3$44,798,674$2,480,808$47,279,482
Leading2$61,847$0$61,847
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Jennifer Hudson’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


Limited and VOD Releases: It's All Greek to Me

December 4th, 2015

Chi-raq

It's a very busy weekend with way too many limited releases. Because of this, we had to be a little more selective with what films made the cut to appear in our column. Chi-raq is opening the widest and should earn the most over the weekend. However, there are more than half-a-dozen films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Some of these might pick up some major Awards Season nominations. More...

2013 Preview: November

November 1st, 2013

October ended on a winning note, but it was the only time the entire month that 2013 topped 2012 in the year-over-year comparison. This is quite shocking, as Gravity crushed expectations with more than $200 million and counting. Even with that surprise monster hit, the month still couldn't keep pace with last year. Compared to October, November looks a lot better with three films that could be monster hits: Frozen, Thor: The Dark World, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. On the other hand, those are the only three movies with a 50/50 chance or better to top $100 million compared, while there were seven films that reached that milestone last November. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire should make more than last year's number one film, Skyfall, but the depth last year could prove too much to deal with. 2013 might dip below last year's pace sometime during the month, but hopefully it won't stay there too long. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/14/2017 Sandy Wexler   $0 $0 $0
11/24/2016 Sing Young Nana  $270,329,045 $364,624,682 $634,953,727
12/4/2015 Chi-raq Irene  $2,653,031 $21,153 $2,674,184
6/13/2014 Lullaby Nurse  $0 $0 $0
11/27/2013 Black Nativity Naima  $7,018,188 $266,947 $7,285,135
10/11/2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete Gloria  $494,608 $0 $494,608
9/6/2013 Winnie Mandela Winnie Mandela  $61,847 $0 $61,847
4/13/2012 The Three Stooges Sister Rosemary  $44,338,224 $9,714,025 $54,052,249
8/4/2009 Winged Creatures Kathy Hammet  $0 $0 $0
10/17/2008 The Secret Life of Bees Rosaleen Daise  $37,780,486 $2,213,861 $39,994,347
5/30/2008 Sex and the City Louise, Carrie's assistant  $152,647,258 $262,600,000 $415,247,258
12/15/2006 Dreamgirls Effie White  $103,365,956 $52,342,739 $155,708,695
  Cats   $0 $0 $0
Movies: 13Totals:$618,688,643$691,783,407$1,310,472,050
  Averages:$47,591,434$53,214,108$100,805,542

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/13/2014 Lullaby $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/27/2013 Black Nativity $3,669,530 1,525 $7,018,188 $7,285,135 96.3%
9/6/2013 Winnie Mandela $61,847 32 $61,847 $61,847 100.0%
10/17/2008 The Secret Life of Bees $10,527,799 1,630 $37,780,486 $39,994,347 94.5%
  Cats $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $44,860,521$47,341,329 
 Averages:$2,851,835637$8,972,104$9,468,26696.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/24/2016 Sing $35,258,145 4,029 $270,329,045 $634,953,727 42.6%
12/4/2015 Chi-raq $1,198,453 1,576 $2,653,031 $2,674,184 99.2%
10/11/2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete $254,279 147 $494,608 $494,608 100.0%
4/13/2012 The Three Stooges $17,010,125 3,482 $44,338,224 $54,052,249 82.0%
8/4/2009 Winged Creatures $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/30/2008 Sex and the City $56,848,056 3,325 $152,647,258 $415,247,258 36.8%
12/15/2006 Dreamgirls $378,950 2,797 $103,365,956 $155,708,695 66.4%
Movies: 7Totals:  $573,828,122$1,263,130,721 
 Averages:$15,849,7152,194$81,975,446$180,447,24671.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,709 $44,860,521
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,352 $573,828,122
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,582 $348,359,598
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,729 $92,346,384
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,432 $270,329,045
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,989 $618,688,643
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,095 $2,480,808
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,844 $689,302,599
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,299 $327,158,725
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,225 $12,215,986
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,687 $364,624,682
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,360 $691,783,407
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,166 $47,341,329
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,524 $1,263,130,721
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,535 $675,518,323
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,474 $104,562,370
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,666 $634,953,727
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,077 $1,310,472,050
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 290 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 357 24
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 547 $37,780,486
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $61,847
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 894 $2,213,861
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 720 $39,994,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $61,847
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 140 $7,285,135
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,443 $44,860,521
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,764 $2,480,808
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,884 $47,341,329
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $7,018,188
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $37,780,486
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 601-700) 678 $61,847
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 694 $266,947
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $2,213,861
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 658 $7,285,135
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $39,994,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 701-800) 767 $61,847
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 444 $37,842,333
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,098 $2,213,861
Top International Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 603 $40,056,194
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $7,285,135
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 971 $37,780,486
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,276 $61,847
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 974 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,295 $2,213,861
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 979 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,125 $39,994,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,492 $61,847
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,026 $7,285,135
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $7,018,188
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 522 $266,947
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 595 $7,285,135


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