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Virginia Madsen

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 39 films, with $999,977,135 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,953)
Best-known acting roles: Terry (Joy), Sara Campbell (The Haunting in Connecticut), Maya (Sideways), Carrie Fredericks (The Haunting), Beth Stanfield (Firewall)
Most productive collaborators: Peter Cornwell, Kyle Gallner, Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell, Jim Carrey

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$363,204,703$268,550,595$631,755,298
Leading5$104,140,705$57,369,006$161,509,711
Lead Ensemble Member5$20,348,733$6,373,339$26,722,072
(Unclassified)19$133,005,715$46,984,339$179,990,054

Career Trend

This graph shows Virginia Madsen’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
10/6/2017 Better Watch Out   $20,369 $86,390 $106,759
3/17/2017 Burn Your Maps Victoria  $0 $0 $0
3/18/2016 Burning Bodhi Naomi  $3,289 $0 $3,289
12/25/2015 Joy Terry  $56,451,232 $44,682,827 $101,134,059
3/13/2015 Walter Karen Benjamin  $0 $0 $0
1/20/2015 All the Wilderness Abigail Charm  $0 $0 $0
8/15/2014 Jake Squared Beth  $2,592 $0 $2,592
7/12/2013 The Hot Flashes Clementine  $0 $0 $0
5/31/2013 Crazy Kind of Love Augusta  $0 $0 $0
7/6/2012 The Magic of Belle Isle Charlotte O'Neil  $102,388 $23,029 $125,417
12/31/2011 Long Time Gone Augusta  $0 $0 $0
10/14/2011 Father of Invention Lorraine  $0 $0 $0
3/11/2011 Red Riding Hood Suzette  $37,662,162 $54,016,280 $91,678,442
3/27/2009 The Haunting in Connecticut Sara Campbell  $55,389,516 $23,369,006 $78,758,522
3/3/2009 Wonder Woman 2009© Hippolyta  $0 $0 $0
7/11/2008 Ripple Effect Sherry  $14,059 $0 $14,059
7/4/2008 Diminished Capacity Charlotte  $21,291 $0 $21,291
2/23/2007 The Number 23 Agatha Sparrow/Fabrizia  $35,193,167 $42,400,000 $77,593,167
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer Audie Farmer  $11,003,643 $137,570 $11,141,213
6/9/2006 A Prairie Home Companion The Dangerous Woman  $20,342,852 $6,373,339 $26,716,191
2/10/2006 Firewall Beth Stanfield  $48,751,189 $34,000,000 $82,751,189
10/29/2004 Artworks Emma  $2,186 $0 $2,186
10/22/2004 Sideways Maya  $71,502,303 $38,290,889 $109,793,192
5/9/2003 Almost Salinas Clare  $120,011 $0 $120,011
7/23/1999 The Haunting Carrie Fredericks  $91,188,905 $89,000,000 $180,188,905
6/20/1998 Ambushed Lucy Monroe  $5,000 $0 $5,000
4/24/1998 Sliding Doors James' Mother  $11,911,200 $46,897,949 $58,809,149
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker Jackie Lemanczyk  $45,916,769 $0 $45,916,769
12/20/1996 Ghosts of Mississippi Dixie DeLaughter  $13,052,741 $0 $13,052,741
9/1/1995 The Prophecy Katherine Henley  $16,091,660 $0 $16,091,660
10/16/1992 Candyman Helen Lyle  $25,554,348 $0 $25,554,348
11/1/1991 Highlander II: The Quickening Louise Marcus  $14,184,134 $0 $14,184,134
8/26/1988 Hot to Trot Allison Rowe  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
1/1/1987 Zombie High   $16,000 $0 $16,000
5/9/1986 Fire with Fire Lisa  $4,577,139 $0 $4,577,139
9/20/1985 Creator Barbara  $4,571,788 $0 $4,571,788
12/14/1984 Dune Princess Irulan  $27,447,471 $0 $27,447,471
7/20/1984 Electric Dreams Madeline Robistat  $1,932,663 $0 $1,932,663
7/22/1983 Class Lisa  $21,667,789 $0 $21,667,789
Movies: 39Totals:$620,699,856$379,277,279$999,977,135
  Averages:$15,915,381$9,725,058$25,640,439

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/18/2016 Burning Bodhi $1,474 10 $3,289 $3,289 100.0%
3/13/2015 Walter $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/15/2014 Jake Squared $1,681 10 $2,592 $2,592 100.0%
7/12/2013 The Hot Flashes $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/31/2013 Crazy Kind of Love $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/2011 Long Time Gone $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/14/2011 Father of Invention $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/27/2009 The Haunting in Connecticut $23,004,765 2,732 $55,389,516 $78,758,522 70.3%
6/9/2006 A Prairie Home Companion $4,566,293 767 $20,342,852 $26,716,191 76.1%
2/10/2006 Firewall $13,635,463 2,840 $48,751,189 $82,751,189 58.9%
Movies: 10Totals:  $124,489,438$188,231,783 
 Averages:$4,120,968636$12,448,944$18,823,17881.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/25/2015 Joy $17,015,168 2,924 $56,451,232 $101,134,059 55.8%
1/20/2015 All the Wilderness $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/6/2012 The Magic of Belle Isle $10,367 10 $102,388 $125,417 81.6%
3/11/2011 Red Riding Hood $14,005,335 3,030 $37,662,162 $91,678,442 41.1%
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer $4,454,319 2,155 $11,003,643 $11,141,213 98.8%
2/23/2007 The Number 23 $14,602,867 2,759 $35,193,167 $77,593,167 45.4%
10/22/2004 Sideways $207,042 1,787 $71,502,303 $109,793,192 65.1%
7/23/1999 The Haunting $33,435,140 2,881 $91,188,905 $180,188,905 50.6%
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker $10,626,507 2,389 $45,916,769 $45,916,769 100.0%
11/1/1991 Highlander II: The Quickening $5,280,490 1,009 $14,184,134 $14,184,134 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $363,204,703$631,755,298 
 Averages:$9,963,7241,894$36,320,470$63,175,53070.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 969 $124,489,438
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,807 $363,204,703
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,629 $620,663,487
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,445 $252,035,614
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,101-15,200) 15,107 $83,578,931
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,905 $620,699,856
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,394 $63,742,345
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,436 $268,550,595
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,209 $379,190,889
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,893 $216,479,195
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,601-20,700) 20,601 $54,016,280
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,975 $379,277,279
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,162 $188,231,783
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,636 $631,755,298
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,474 $999,854,376
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,685 $468,514,809
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,301-18,400) 18,388 $137,595,211
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,953 $999,977,135
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 222 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 214 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 260 36
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 264 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 302 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 316 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 231 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 233 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 264 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 241 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 232 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 260 28
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 304 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 337 24
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 380 24
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 814 $69,099,922
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 87 $55,389,516
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,055 $40,373,339
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $23,369,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 942 $109,473,261
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 121 $78,758,522
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 758 $124,489,438
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,123 $63,742,345
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 921 $188,231,783
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 455 $124,489,438
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $63,742,345
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 550 $188,231,783
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 708 $20,345,444
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,699 $3,289
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $48,751,189
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies 78 $55,389,516
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $6,373,339
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $34,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 173 $23,369,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 763 $26,718,783
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,880 $3,289
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 229 $82,751,189
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $78,758,522
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 491 $124,483,557
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,599 $5,881
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 679 $63,742,345
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $188,225,902
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,759 $5,881
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $48,751,189
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 92 $55,389,516
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 444 $34,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $23,369,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 466 $82,751,189
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 153 $78,758,522


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