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Debra Messing

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $816,313,992 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,041)
Best-known acting roles: Beth (Open Season), Lisa (Along Came Polly), Arlene (Garfield: The Movie), Edie Cohen (The Women), Kat Ellis (The Wedding Date)
Most productive collaborators: Martin Lawrence, Jill Culton, Ashton Kutcher, Roger Allers, Anthony Stacchi

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$259,408,613$326,412,542$585,821,155
Leading3$34,405,811$23,217,487$57,623,298
(Unclassified)8$126,211,637$46,657,902$172,869,539

Career Trend

This graph shows Debra Messing’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/3/2018 Searching Detective Rosemary Vick  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 Search   $0 $0 $0
3/6/2015 Like Sunday, Like Rain Barbara  $28,208 $0 $28,208
11/27/2009 The Cry of the Owl   $0 $0 $0
12/12/2008 Nothing Like the Holidays Sarah Rodriguez  $7,503,736 $15,754 $7,519,490
9/12/2008 The Women Edie Cohen  $26,902,075 $23,201,733 $50,103,808
8/26/2008 Purple Violets   $0 $0 $0
5/4/2007 Lucky You Suzanne Offer  $5,755,286 $766,543 $6,521,829
9/29/2006 Open Season Beth  $85,105,259 $106,826,899 $191,932,158
2/4/2005 The Wedding Date Kat Ellis  $31,726,995 $15,448,043 $47,175,038
6/11/2004 Garfield: The Movie Arlene  $75,367,693 $132,726,857 $208,094,550
1/16/2004 Along Came Polly Lisa  $88,073,507 $84,970,903 $173,044,410
5/3/2002 Hollywood Ending Lori Fox  $4,839,383 $10,000,000 $14,839,383
1/25/2002 The Mothman Prophecies Mary Klein  $35,228,696 $21,209,859 $56,438,555
11/20/1998 Celebrity TV Reporter at Lupus Office  $5,078,660 $1,121,340 $6,200,000
4/18/1997 McHale's Navy Lt. Penelope Carpenter  $4,408,420 $0 $4,408,420
8/11/1995 A Walk in the Clouds Betty Sutton  $50,008,143 $0 $50,008,143
Movies: 17Totals:$420,026,061$396,287,931$816,313,992
  Averages:$24,707,415$23,311,055$48,018,470

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/3/2018 Searching $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/12/2008 Nothing Like the Holidays $3,531,664 1,671 $7,503,736 $7,519,490 99.8%
9/12/2008 The Women $10,155,121 2,995 $26,902,075 $50,103,808 53.7%
Movies: 3Totals:  $34,405,811$57,623,298 
 Averages:$4,562,2621,555$11,468,604$19,207,76676.7%

Supporting 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%
5/4/2007 Lucky You $2,710,445 2,525 $5,755,286 $6,521,829 88.2%
9/29/2006 Open Season $23,624,548 3,833 $85,105,259 $191,932,158 44.3%
6/11/2004 Garfield: The Movie $21,727,611 3,150 $75,367,693 $208,094,550 36.2%
1/16/2004 Along Came Polly $27,721,185 3,052 $88,073,507 $173,044,410 50.9%
11/20/1998 Celebrity $1,588,013 493 $5,078,660 $6,200,000 81.9%
Movies: 6Totals:  $259,408,613$585,821,155 
 Averages:$12,895,4812,177$43,234,769$97,636,85966.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,908 $34,405,811
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,840 $259,408,613
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,254 $259,553,109
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,232 $5,783,494
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,051 $168,519,860
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,141 $420,026,061
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,020 $23,217,487
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,493 $326,412,542
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,256 $156,734,175
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,751 $766,543
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,865 $218,819,100
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,853 $396,287,931
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,030 $57,623,298
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,068 $585,821,155
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,503 $416,287,284
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 6,901-7,000) 6,950 $6,550,037
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,543 $387,338,960
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,041 $816,313,992
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 358 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 387 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 430 1
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 321 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 368 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 409 5
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,261 $34,405,811
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,316 $23,217,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,322 $57,623,298
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,645 $34,405,811
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,730 $23,217,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,747 $57,623,298
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,077 $34,405,811
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,089 $23,217,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,096 $57,623,298
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 597 $34,405,811
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 536 $23,217,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $57,623,298
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 1,000 $34,405,811
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 945 $23,217,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 995 $57,623,298


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