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Elaine May

Best known as a Lead Ensemble Member Actress based on a credit in that role in 1 film, with $42,913,571 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,386)
Best-known acting roles: May (Small Time Crooks), Millie Michaels (California Suite)
Most productive collaborators: Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, Walter Matthau, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member1$42,913,571$0$42,913,571
(Unclassified)1$17,266,359$12,668,118$29,934,477

Career Trend

This graph shows Elaine May’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
5/19/2000 Small Time Crooks May  $17,266,359 $12,668,118 $29,934,477
12/15/1978 California Suite Millie Michaels   $42,913,571 $0 $42,913,571
Movies: 2Totals:$60,179,930$12,668,118$72,848,048
  Averages:$30,089,965$6,334,059$36,424,024

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/15/1978 California Suite $0 0 $42,913,571 $42,913,571 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $42,913,571$42,913,571 
 Averages:$00$42,913,571$42,913,571100.0%

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) 1,742 $42,913,571
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 23,101-23,200) 23,111 $60,179,930
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,643 $42,913,571
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 24,701-24,800) 24,710 $60,179,930
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 35,801-35,900) 35,888 $12,668,118
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 38,001-38,100) 38,049 $12,668,118
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,235 $42,913,571
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 29,801-29,900) 29,834 $72,848,048
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,671 $42,913,571
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 31,701-31,800) 31,718 $72,848,048
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 57 91
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,111 $42,913,571
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,463 $42,913,571
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,475 $42,913,571
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,954 $42,913,571
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 948 $42,913,571
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,247 $42,913,571
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 533 $42,913,571
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 665 $42,913,571
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 695 $42,913,571
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 775 $42,913,571


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