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Leighton Meester

Best known as a Leading Actress based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $112,870,936 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #932)
Best-known acting roles: (Date Night), Carla Powell (The Judge), Jamie (That's My Boy), Rebecca (The Roommate), Margaret "Meg" Kelly-Bennett (Monte Carlo)
Most productive collaborators: Adam Sandler, Doug Davison, Roy Lee, Minka Kelly, Robert Downey, Jr.

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading5$80,742,270$32,128,666$112,870,936
Supporting5$101,854,776$75,953,837$177,808,613
Lead Ensemble Member1$364,875$1,576,792$1,941,667
(Unclassified)1$98,711,404$53,557,629$152,269,033

Career Trend

This graph shows Leighton Meester’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


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Life Partners

March 22nd, 2015

Life Partners came out in limited release last December. It earned good reviews; however, as I've said repeatedly in the past, good reviews are generally not good enough for limited release. This was certainly the case here. Now that it is out on the home market, does it deserve to find a wider audience? More...

Limited Release: Still Wild

December 5th, 2014

Wild poster

There are two films opening in limited release this week that have a chance of picking up Awards Season nominations. Wild is earning the better reviews, but it is also one of the widest limited releases of the week. Still Alice is only having an Oscar-qualifying run, which means it might not put a lot of advertising into selling movie tickets until its regular release in January. More...

Limited Releases: Under the Weather

October 4th, 2012

There are a large number of limited releases on this week's list, but very few have a serious shot at box office success. There are several films with casts with strong name recognition that were earning pre-release buzz, Butter, The Oranges, and The Paperboy, but none of them are earning strong enough reviews to suggest they will thrive in limited release. Fat Kid Rules the World might be the film with the best chance at mainstream success on this week's list, while Escape Fire might do well for a documentary. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/6/2015 Like Sunday, Like Rain Eleanor  $28,208 $0 $28,208
12/5/2014 Life Partners Sasha  $8,265 $0 $8,265
12/5/2014 By the Gun Ali  $0 $0 $0
10/10/2014 The Judge Carla Powell  $47,119,388 $29,000,000 $76,119,388
10/5/2012 The Oranges Nina  $364,875 $1,576,792 $1,941,667
6/13/2012 That's My Boy Jamie  $36,931,089 $21,154,146 $58,085,235
7/1/2011 Monte Carlo Margaret "Meg" Kelly-Bennett  $23,186,769 $16,500,000 $39,686,769
2/4/2011 The Roommate Rebecca  $37,300,107 $15,245,600 $52,545,707
12/22/2010 Country Strong Chiles Stanton  $20,218,921 $383,066 $20,601,987
9/3/2010 Going the Distance Amy  $17,804,299 $25,799,691 $43,603,990
4/9/2010 Date Night   $98,711,404 $53,557,629 $152,269,033
4/11/2008 Remember the Daze Tori  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 12Totals:$281,673,325$163,216,924$444,890,249
  Averages:$23,472,777$13,601,410$37,074,187

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/6/2015 Like Sunday, Like Rain $1,082 8 $28,208 $28,208 100.0%
12/5/2014 Life Partners $2,665 3 $8,265 $8,265 100.0%
10/5/2012 The Oranges $198,461 110 $364,875 $1,941,667 18.8%
7/1/2011 Monte Carlo $7,453,944 2,473 $23,186,769 $39,686,769 58.4%
2/4/2011 The Roommate $15,002,635 2,534 $37,300,107 $52,545,707 71.0%
12/22/2010 Country Strong $30,452 1,441 $20,218,921 $20,601,987 98.1%
Movies: 6Totals:  $81,107,145$114,812,603 
 Averages:$3,781,5401,095$13,517,858$19,135,43474.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/5/2014 By the Gun $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/10/2014 The Judge $13,116,226 3,003 $47,119,388 $76,119,388 61.9%
6/13/2012 That's My Boy $13,453,714 3,030 $36,931,089 $58,085,235 63.6%
9/3/2010 Going the Distance $6,884,964 3,030 $17,804,299 $43,603,990 40.8%
4/11/2008 Remember the Daze $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $101,854,776$177,808,613 
 Averages:$6,690,9811,813$20,370,955$35,561,72355.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,298 $81,107,145
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,201-14,300) 14,297 $101,854,776
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,901 $281,673,325
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,463 $118,038,234
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 19,401-19,500) 19,407 $64,923,687
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,486 $281,673,325
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,794 $33,705,458
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 19,301-19,400) 19,354 $75,953,837
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,901-11,000) 10,911 $163,216,924
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,488 $54,859,604
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,901-21,000) 20,917 $54,799,691
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,102 $163,216,924
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,502 $114,812,603
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,701-16,800) 16,787 $177,808,613
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,015 $444,890,249
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,914 $172,897,838
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,701-20,800) 20,714 $119,723,378
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,901-8,000) 7,960 $444,890,249
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 427 18
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 507 18
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 493 18
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 932 $57,920,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 672 $23,186,769
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,456 $17,205,458
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 676 $16,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,186 $75,125,834
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 723 $39,686,769
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,042 $81,107,145
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,509 $33,705,458
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,238 $114,812,603
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 631 $81,107,145
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 914 $33,705,458
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 738 $114,812,603
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,291 $373,140
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 603 $20,247,129
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 246 $37,300,107
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 235 $23,186,769
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 928 $1,576,792
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,443 $383,066
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 365 $15,245,600
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $16,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,294 $1,949,932
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 835 $20,630,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 314 $52,545,707
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 240 $39,686,769
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 771 $57,519,028
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,863 $401,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 788 $23,186,769
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,029 $15,628,666
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,535 $1,576,792
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 706 $16,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 919 $73,147,694
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,881 $1,978,140
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 782 $39,686,769
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 287 $57,519,028
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 479 $23,186,769
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $15,628,666
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 411 $16,500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 334 $73,147,694
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 447 $39,686,769


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