From scream queen to box office sensation, Jamie Lee Curtis has captivated audiences with her versatile talent and magnetic presence. With an illustrious career spanning decades, she has proven herself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of film. Whether it’s scaring us senseless in iconic horror classics or tickling our funny bones with comedic genius, Curtis never fails to deliver unforgettable performances.

Join us as we explore the top 10 highest-grossing Jamie Lee Curtis movies that have made her a true Hollywood legend.

10Perfect (1985)

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Photo: Perfect (1985) – Directed by James Bridges

In this romantic drama film, Curtis played the role of a reporter investigating the fitness industry. It grossed over $12 million at the box office.It’s important to note that these rankings are based on worldwide box office earnings and do not take into account inflation or other factors. Additionally, Jamie Lee Curtis has appeared in many other successful films throughout her career, but these are the top 10 highest-grossing ones.

Plot: A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn’t love at first sight.

Starring: John Travolta,Jamie Lee Curtis,Anne De Salvo

9You Again (2010)

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Photo: You Again (2010) – Directed by Andy Fickman

A comedy film about a woman who discovers her brother is about to marry her high school nemesis, it earned over $32 million globally.

Plot: History – make that high school – may repeat itself when Marni learns that Joanna, the mean girl from her past, is set to be her sister-in-law. Before the wedding bells toll, Marni must show her brother that a tiger doesn’t change its stripes. On Marni’s side is her mother, while Joanna’s backed by her wealthy aunt.

Starring: Kristen Bell,Jamie Lee Curtis,Sigourney Weaver

8Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

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Photo: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) – Directed by Steve Miner

Curtis returned to the horror franchise after a long absence in this film, which grossed over $55 million worldwide.

Plot: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the headmistress of a private school. But it’s not far enough to escape Myers, who soon discovers her whereabouts. As Halloween descends upon Laurie’s peaceful community, a feeling of dread weighs upon her – with good reason.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis,Josh Hartnett,Adam Arkin

7Halloween II (1981)

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Photo: Halloween II (1981) – Directed by Rick Rosenthal

The sequel to the original “Halloween” film, it earned over $25 million at the box office. Curtis reprised her role as Laurie Strode.

Plot: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she’s been admitted for Myers’ attempt on her life. The institution proves to be particularly suited to serial killers, however, as Myers cuts, stabs and slashes his way through hospital staff to reach his favorite victim.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis,Donald Pleasence,Charles Cyphers

6A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

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Photo: A Fish Called Wanda (1988) – Directed by Charles Crichton

This British-American crime comedy film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $62 million worldwide. Curtis received praise for her performance as a seductive con artist.

Plot: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis,John Cleese,Kevin Kline

5Freaky Friday (2003)

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Photo: Freaky Friday (2003) – Directed by Lindsay Lohan,Jamie Lee Curtis,Harold Gould

A comedy film based on the novel of the same name, Curtis played the role of a mother who switches bodies with her teenage daughter. It earned over $160 million globally.

Plot: Mother and daughter bicker over everything – what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she’s older. In turn, Anna detests Tess’s fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

4True Lies (1994)

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Photo: True Lies (1994) – Directed by James Cameron

Directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, this action-comedy featured Jamie Lee Curtis as the wife of a secret agent. It grossed over $378 million worldwide.

Plot: A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger,Jamie Lee Curtis,Tom Arnold

3Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

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Photo: Halloween: Resurrection (2002) – Directed by Rick Rosenthal

Curtis returned to the “Halloween” series in this film, which earned over $37 million at the box office.

Plot: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a group of 6 thrill-seeking teenagers into the childhood home of Myers. Cameras are placed all over the house and no one can get out of the house… and then Michael arrives home!

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis,Brad Loree,Busta Rhymes

2Halloween (2018)

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Photo: Halloween (2018) – Directed by David Gordon Green

The latest installment in the iconic horror franchise, this film serves as a direct sequel to the original 1978 film. Jamie Lee Curtis reprised her role as Laurie Strode, and the movie grossed over $255 million globally.

Plot: Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis,Judy Greer,Andi Matichak

1Avatar (2009)

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Photo: Avatar (2009) – Directed by James Cameron

Directed by James Cameron, “Avatar” is the highest-grossing film of all time, earning over $2.7 billion worldwide. Although Jamie Lee Curtis did not have a major role in the film, she voiced the character of Dr. Grace Augustine.

Plot: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Starring: Sam Worthington,Zoe Saldaña,Sigourney Weaver

*It’s important to note that these rankings are based on worldwide box office earnings and do not take into account inflation or other factors. Additionally, Jamie Lee Curtis has appeared in many other successful films throughout her career, but these are the top 10 highest-grossing ones.