Want to know the best Angela Bassett movies? How about the worst Angela Bassett movies? Curious about Angela Bassett box office grosses or which Angela Bassett movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Angela Bassett movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which ones got the worst reviews? Well you have come to the right place…. because we have all of that information and much more.
Angela Bassett (1958-) is an Oscar®-nominated American film and television actress. Some of her best roles have been playing real people. Bassett’s role as Tina Turner in 1993’s What’s Love Got To Do With It earned her an Academy Award® Best Actress nomination. Her IMDb page shows 90 acting credits since 1975 . This page will rank 32 Angela Bassett movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Uncredited roles, bit parts, television roles, shorts and movies not released in North American theaters were not included in the rankings. This UMR page comes from a request by Vandross.
Angela Bassett Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Angela Bassett movies by co-stars of her movies
- Sort Angela Bassett movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Angela Bassett movies by yearly domestic box office rank
- Sort Angela Bassett movies by how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations and Oscar® wins each Angela Bassett movie received.
- Sort Angela Bassett movies by Ultimate Movie Ranking (UMR) Score. UMR puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Actual B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||B.O. Rank by Year||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score||S|
|1||Black Panther (2018)||Chadwick Boseman &
Michael B. Jordan
|235.00||235.0||404.00||1||88||00 / 00||97.7||NP|
|1||Contact (1997)||Jodie Foster &
|100.90||197.2||334.40||15||68||01 / 00||93.0|
|2||Boyz N the Hood (1991)||Laurence Fishburne &
|57.50||122.5||122.50||22||84||02 / 00||90.3|
|3||Kindergarten Cop (1990)||Arnold Schwarzenegger||91.50||193.9||428.30||11||59||00 / 00||89.4|
|4||Malcolm X (1992)||Denzel Washington &
|48.20||104.1||104.10||32||83||02 / 00||87.7|
|5||Meet the Robinsons (2007)||Adam West||97.80||127.5||220.80||28||67||00 / 00||83.7|
|6||What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
AA Best Actress Nom
|Laurence Fishburne||39.10||84.7||84.70||39||79||02 / 00||83.3|
|7||The Score (2001)||Marlon Brando &
|71.10||112.9||180.30||33||71||00 / 00||83.3|
|8||Waiting to Exhale (1995)||Whitney Houston||67.10||138.3||138.30||26||61||00 / 00||82.6|
|9||Olympus Has Fallen (2013)||Gerard Butler &
|98.90||109.1||187.90||36||55||00 / 00||71.8|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Stats From The Above Angela Bassett Table
- Nine Angela Bassett movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 28.13% of her movies listed. Contact (1997) is her biggest box office hit.
- An average Angela Bassett movie grosses $57.80 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 17 Angela Bassett movies are rated as good movies…or 53.25% of her movies. Boyz N the Hood (1991) was her highest rated movie while Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) was her lowest rated movie.
- Five Angela Bassett movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 15.62% of her movies.
- Zero Angela Bassett movies won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 0.00% of her movies.
- An “a good movie” Ultimate Movie Ranking (UMR) Score is 60.00. 15 Angela Bassett movies scored higher than that….or 46.88% of her movies. Contact (1997) got the the highest UMR Movie Score while Masked and Anonymous (2003) got the lowest UMR Movie Score.
Possibly Interesting Facts About Angela Bassett
1. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born in New York City, New York in 1958.
2. Angela Bassett began to consider acting as a career choice after an 11th-grade class trip to Washington, D.C. during which she saw actor James Earl Jones perform in a Kennedy Center production of the play “Of Mice and Men”.
3. Angela Bassett earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1983.
4. After graduating from Yale, Bassett began working in the New York theater. This led to some television roles which led to movie roles.
5. Angela Bassett was born on the same day as…..Madonna.
6. Angela Bassett is one of 10 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Gabourey Sidibe, Viola Davis and Quvenzhané Wallis.
7. Angela Bassett has been married one time…and has two children. She has been married to the actor, Courney B. Vance, since 1997….they met when they both attended Yale.
8. Angela Bassett was injured while filming the first spousal abuse sequence in 1993’s What’s Love Got To Do With It. She fell off the back of a high-rise sofa, put her hands out to reduce the impact, and suffered a hairline fracture of her right hand. She only tried the stunt fall once, and footage leading up to the mishap appears in the film.
9. Angela Bassett has played Betty Shabazz two times. Shabazz is Malcolm X’s widow. She first played her in 1992’s Malcolm X and again in 1995’s Panther.
10. Check out Anglea Bassett’s movie career compared to current and classic stars on our Most 100 Million Dollar Movies of All-Time page.
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