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Pop Star Debuts

Big Screen, Leading Role Debuts of Music Stars
1980-Present

Rank Title (click to view) Studio Lifetime Gross / Theaters Opening / Theaters Date
1 Austin Powers in Goldmember
(Beyonce Knowles)
NL $213,307,889 3,613 $73,071,188 3,613 7/26/02
2 Dunkirk WB $190,068,280 4,014 $50,513,488 3,720 7/21/17
3 The Bodyguard
(Whitney Houston)
WB $122,006,740 1,806 $16,611,793 1,717 11/25/92
4 8 Mile
(Eminem)
Uni. $116,750,901 2,585 $51,240,555 2,470 11/8/02
5 Dreamgirls
(Jennifer Hudson)
P/DW $103,365,956 2,797 $378,950 3 12/15/06
6 9 to 5
(Dolly Parton)
Fox $103,290,500 - $3,966,832 910 12/19/80
7 The Dukes of Hazzard
(Jessica Simpson)
WB $80,270,227 3,785 $30,675,314 3,785 8/5/05
8 Purple Rain
(Prince)
WB $70,261,052 1,022 $7,766,201 917 7/27/84
9 Battleship
(Rihanna)
Uni. $65,422,625 3,702 $25,534,825 3,690 5/18/12
10 Boyz N the Hood
(Ice Cube)
Col. $57,504,069 931 $10,023,462 829 7/12/91
11 Romeo Must Die
(Aaliyah)
WB $55,973,336 2,641 $18,014,503 2,641 3/22/00
12 Crash
(Ludacris)
Lions $54,580,300 1,905 $9,107,071 1,864 5/6/05
13 Like Mike
(Lil' Bow Wow)
Fox $51,432,760 2,436 $12,179,420 2,410 7/3/02
14 New Jack City
(Ice-T)
WB $47,624,353 905 $7,039,622 862 3/8/91
15 Soul Surfer
(Carrie Underwood)
TriS $43,853,424 2,240 $10,601,862 2,214 4/8/11
16 A Walk to Remember
(Mandy Moore)
WB $41,281,092 2,420 $12,177,488 2,411 1/25/02
17 Burlesque
(Christina Aguilera)
SGem $39,440,655 3,037 $11,947,744 3,037 11/24/10
18 Crossroads
(Britney Spears)
Par. $37,191,304 2,713 $14,527,187 2,380 2/15/02
19 Set It Off
(Queen Latifah)
NL $36,461,139 1,016 $8,812,105 1,014 11/8/96
20 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
(Tina Turner)
WB $36,230,219 1,475 $7,283,714 1,474 7/12/85
21 How High
(Method Man, Redman)
Uni. $31,178,740 1,273 $7,102,260 1,266 12/21/01
22 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
(50 Cent)
Par. $30,985,352 1,666 $12,020,807 1,652 11/9/05
23 Spice World
(Spice Girls)
Sony $29,342,592 2,339 $10,527,222 2,339 1/23/98
24 Poetic Justice
(Janet Jackson)
Col. $27,515,786 1,285 $11,728,455 1,273 7/23/93
25 Desperately Seeking Susan
(Madonna)
Orion $27,398,584 1,108 $1,526,098 268 3/29/85
26 House Party
(Kid 'n' Play)
NL $26,385,627 700 $4,611,024 520 3/9/90
27 Sparkle (2012)
(Jordin Sparks)
TriS $24,397,469 2,244 $11,643,342 2,244 8/17/12
28 ATL
(T.I.)
WB $21,170,563 1,602 $11,554,404 1,602 3/31/06
29 Fear
(Marky Mark)
Uni. $20,831,000 1,615 $6,312,240 1,584 4/12/96
30 The People Vs. Larry Flynt
(Courtney Love)
Sony $20,300,385 1,233 $523,295 16 12/27/96
31 Juice
(Tupac Shakur)
Par. $20,146,880 1,100 $8,085,915 1,089 1/17/92
32 Pure Country
(George Strait)
WB $15,164,458 1,103 $2,739,680 993 10/23/92
33 In Too Deep
(LL Cool J)
Mira. $14,011,454 674 $4,220,297 667 8/27/99
34 Hard to Hold
(Rick Springfield)
Uni. $11,113,806 1,017 $3,410,001 1,017 4/6/84
35 Light of Day
(Joan Jett)
TriS $10,489,617 1,041 $3,536,309 1,041 2/6/87
36 Disorderlies
(Fat Boys)
WB $10,348,437 544 $2,707,980 544 8/14/87
37 I Got the Hook-Up!
(Master P)
Mira. $10,317,779 655 $3,310,349 655 5/29/98
38 The Wash
(Dr. Dre)
Lions $10,097,538 749 $2,875,067 749 11/16/01
39 Belly
(DMX, Nas)
Art. $9,639,390 630 $3,454,776 600 11/6/98
40

Machete Kills

(Lady Gaga)

ORF $8,008,161 2,538 $3,837,183 2,538 10/11/13

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Erreur2 La Nature

Wondering why you posted this list.

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Elf God

Machete Kills snapped but about to be replaced by the same ACCLAIMED ACTRESS TABaSco

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hot mess

nicole scherzinger in men in black 3

 

$624 million

 

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MrLovett
2 minutes ago, hot mess said:

nicole scherzinger in men in black 3

 

$624 million

 

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This is domestic gross, so $179,020,854.

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brainmaniac

Glad to see Xtina and Mandy Moore so well :clap3:

 

Some of the other pop girls below them though :deadbanana2: Where’s Glitter? :deadbanana:

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MrLovett
2 hours ago, Swiffer said:

Tay in Valentine's Day?

$110,485,654

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Speezy

Okay Jordin you get that acclaim

Also keep forgetting Ice Cube was an artist before actor :deadbanana2:

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Eternium

Britney Spears in the top 20 twice :clap3: A legend!

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PULSE.

1. Beyoncé 

 

Legend! :clap3: 

Bey with two films in the top 5 

On 10/4/2018 at 12:00 PM, Destiny said:

Beyoncé, Queen of Everything Entertainment :clap3:

This

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Timber

Oop, i didn't know Bey held this record. :clap3:

 

(haven't even seen the movie :eli:)

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Prisoner

I've only seen A Walk to remember from the list :rip:

 

where's Avril Lavigne's Over The Hedge? 

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PULSE.
On 10/6/2018 at 3:36 PM, Timber said:

Oop, i didn't know Bey held this record. :clap3:

 

(haven't even seen the movie :eli:)

Looks like she’ll be holding on to this record for a while. :clap3: 

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erianoillim
On 10/4/2018 at 11:54 AM, hot mess said:

nicole scherzinger in men in black 3

 

$624 million

 

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wasn't Gaga cameo'd here as an alien on the screen in the MIB HQ?

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easy HME
14 minutes ago, erianoillim said:

wasn't Gaga cameo'd here as an alien on the screen in the MIB HQ?

Yes 2 times I think. But they just used footage of her interviews.

 

Yaaas at Britney being theee twice in top 20.

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