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Madeline Kahn

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $1,046,494,980 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,794)
Best-known acting roles: Gypsy (A Bug's Life), Lili von Shtupp (Blazing Saddles), El Sleezo Patron (The Muppet Movie), Gussie Mausheimer (An American Tail), Elizabeth (Young Frankenstein)
Most productive collaborators: Joe Ranft, Dave Foley, John Lasseter, Kevin Spacey, Andrew Stanton

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$473,224,307$200,296,754$673,521,061
Cameo1$76,657,000$0$76,657,000
Leading1$19,740,070$0$19,740,070
Lead Ensemble Member1$6,670,176$0$6,670,176
(Unclassified)14$248,906,673$21,000,000$269,906,673

Career Trend

This graph shows Madeline Kahn’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
2/25/2000 Judy Berlin Alice Gold  $467,313 $0 $467,313
11/20/1998 A Bug's Life Gypsy  $162,798,565 $200,296,754 $363,095,319
12/20/1995 Nixon Martha Mitchell  $13,668,249 $21,000,000 $34,668,249
12/21/1994 Mixed Nuts Mrs. Munchnik  $6,670,176 $0 $6,670,176
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding Lola Hopper  $19,740,070 $0 $19,740,070
11/21/1986 An American Tail Gussie Mausheimer  $47,483,002 $0 $47,483,002
12/13/1985 Clue Mrs. White  $13,377,261 $0 $13,377,261
12/7/1984 City Heat Caroline Howley  $38,348,988 $0 $38,348,988
6/24/1983 Yellowbeard Betty  $4,300,000 $0 $4,300,000
6/12/1981 History of the World: Part I Empress Nympho  $31,672,000 $0 $31,672,000
12/25/1980 First Family Constance Link  $15,198,912 $0 $15,198,912
6/13/1980 Wholly Moses! The Witch  $14,155,617 $0 $14,155,617
1/1/1980 Simon Dr. Cynthia Malloy  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie El Sleezo Patron  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
6/9/1978 The Cheap Detective Mrs. Montenegro  $28,221,552 $0 $28,221,552
12/23/1977 High Anxiety Victoria Brisbane  $31,063,038 $0 $31,063,038
1/1/1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Sma… Jenny Hill/Bessie Bellwood/Opera Singer  $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000
1/1/1975 At Long Last Love Kitty O'Kelly  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
12/15/1974 Young Frankenstein Elizabeth  $86,300,000 $0 $86,300,000
2/7/1974 Blazing Saddles Lili von Shtupp  $119,500,000 $0 $119,500,000
1/1/1973 Paper Moon Trixie Delight  $30,933,743 $0 $30,933,743
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? Eunice Burns  $57,142,740 $0 $57,142,740
Movies: 22Totals:$825,198,226$221,296,754$1,046,494,980
  Averages:$37,509,010$10,058,943$47,567,954

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/21/1994 Mixed Nuts $2,307,850 1,318 $6,670,176 $6,670,176 100.0%
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding $4,662,488 1,058 $19,740,070 $19,740,070 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $26,410,246$26,410,246 
 Averages:$3,485,1691,188$13,205,123$13,205,123100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/20/1998 A Bug's Life $291,121 2,773 $162,798,565 $363,095,319 44.8%
11/21/1986 An American Tail $5,234,446 1,249 $47,483,002 $47,483,002 100.0%
12/15/1974 Young Frankenstein $0 0 $86,300,000 $86,300,000 100.0%
2/7/1974 Blazing Saddles $0 0 $119,500,000 $119,500,000 100.0%
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? $0 0 $57,142,740 $57,142,740 100.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $473,224,307$673,521,061 
 Averages:$1,105,113804$94,644,861$134,704,21289.0%

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) 2,062 $26,410,246
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,910 $473,224,307
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,983 $538,259,659
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,138 $352,165,811
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 579 $76,657,000
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,265 $825,198,226
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,989 $200,296,754
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 32,601-32,700) 32,637 $21,000,000
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,036 $200,296,754
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,065 $221,296,754
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,547 $26,410,246
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,412 $673,521,061
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,414 $559,259,659
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,549 $552,462,565
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 793 $76,657,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,794 $1,046,494,980
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 137 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 132 39
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 138 39
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,370 $26,410,246
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,714 $26,410,246
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,799 $26,410,246
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,256 $26,410,246
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,188 $26,410,246
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,487 $26,410,246
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 683 $26,410,246
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 801-900) 809 $26,410,246
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,374 $6,670,176
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,019 $19,740,070
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,489 $6,670,176
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,256 $19,740,070
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $19,740,070
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 545 $6,670,176
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 564 $19,740,070
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 568 $6,670,176


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