You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Here’s the Box Office Track Record for “Sarah’s Key” Star Kristin Scott Thomas

Here's the Box Office Track Record for "Sarah's Key" Star Kristin Scott Thomas

We’ve got a new Friday feature: A retrospective box office chart, based on one of the top indie titles opening this weekend. Today, we’re taking a look at the track record of Kristin Scott Thomas, star of Gilles Paquet-Brenner’s “Sarah’s Key.”

Since achieving international recognition in the early 1990s through films like Roman Polanski’s “Bitter Moon” and Mike Newell’s “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” Scott Thomas’ remarkably eclectic career has ranged from from big-budget Hollywood dramas (Robert Redford’s “The Horse Whisperer”) to Oscar bait (“The English Patient,” her highest grossing film and her sole Academy Award nomination).

More recently she’s starred in a number of French films (of which “Sarah’s Key” follows in the footsteps of foreign-language success stories like “Tell No One” and “I’ve Loved You So Long”).

Also in the mix is one of Scott Thomas’s earliest films — and one she might want folks to forget — 1986’s “Under The Cherry Moon,” where Scott Thomas played a wealthy heiress who falls in love with a gigolo played by Prince, who also directed (Scott-Thomas earned a Golden Raspberry Award nomination for worst supporting actress).

Here’s her overall top ten; figures are for North America only and not adjusted for inflation. Also, we’re only including films in which she played a significant role. (She was seventh billed in “Mission: Impossible,” for example, so that’s not included. Nor is her voice work in “The Golden Compass.”)

1. The English Patient (Miramax, 1996) – $78,676,425
2. The Horse Whisperer (Disney, 1998) – $75,383,563
3. Four Weddings and a Funeral (Gramercy, 1994) – $52,700,832
4. Gosford Park (USA, 2001) – $41,308,615
5. Random Hearts (Sony, 1999) – $31,502,583
6. Life as a House (New Line, 2001) – $15,667,270
7. Under The Cherry Moon (Warner Brothers, 1986) -$10,090,429
8. Tell No One (Music Box, 1998) – $6,177,192
9. Angels & Insects (Samuel Goldwyn, 1996) – $3,414,301
10. I’ve Loved You So Long (Sony Classics, 2008) $3,169,305

This Article is related to: News and tagged ,


Nigel M Smith

@ Scott Thomas. Our mistake! It’s been corrected. Thanks for pointing our the error.

Kristin Scott Thomas

Gosford Park is a 2001 movie, not from 1996!!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *