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Frank Oz

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $5,690,742,758 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #115)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Subconscious Guard Dave (Inside Out), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones), Fungus (Monsters, Inc.)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Score (Director), The Stepford Wives (Director), Bowfinger (Director), The Indian in the Cupboard (Director), Muppet Treasure Island (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Pete Docter, Josh Cooley, Amy Poehler, John Lasseter, Phyllis Smith

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting11$2,620,856,990$2,672,942,843$5,293,799,833
Inverviewee2$371,636$35,955$407,591
Leading1$76,657,000$0$76,657,000
(Unclassified)12$289,696,209$30,182,125$319,878,334
In Technical RolesDirector12$574,147,219$205,469,555$779,616,774
Executive Producer1$34,327,391$0$34,327,391

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

August 11th, 2013

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Christmas Carol

November 7th, 2012

The Muppet Christmas Carol came out on theaters 20 years ago and while it was only a midlevel hit in theaters, it has developed a more loyal following on the home market and is a perennial Christmas favorite. This week, it made its Blu-ray debut, but is the film worth picking up in high definition? More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/19/2015 Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave  $356,461,711 $497,461,374 $853,923,085
5/6/2015 I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Himself  $67,845 $7,311 $75,156
10/21/2011 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself  $303,791 $28,644 $332,435
11/11/2005 Zathura Robot  $28,045,540 $30,500,000 $58,545,540
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Yoda  $380,270,577 $468,728,300 $848,998,877
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Yoda  $310,676,740 $346,018,875 $656,695,615
11/2/2001 Monsters, Inc. Fungus  $289,423,425 $270,334,294 $559,757,719
10/1/1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Bert  $11,634,458 $0 $11,634,458
7/14/1999 Muppets From Space Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam Eagle  $16,304,786 $0 $16,304,786
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Yoda  $474,544,677 $552,500,000 $1,027,044,677
2/6/1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Corrections Officer  $14,089,198 $0 $14,089,198
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Sam Eagle  $34,327,391 $0 $34,327,391
12/11/1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol Emily Cratchit/Miss Piggy/Fozziwig/Fozzie Bear/Sam the Eagle/Animal  $27,281,507 $0 $27,281,507
9/25/1992 Innocent Blood Pathologist  $4,877,567 $0 $4,877,567
6/27/1986 Labyrinth The Wiseman  $12,729,917 $182,125 $12,912,042
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us Test Monitor  $59,526,202 $0 $59,526,202
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Cookie Monster/Bert/Grover  $13,961,370 $0 $13,961,370
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Various roles  $25,534,703 $0 $25,534,703
6/8/1983 Trading Places Corrupt Cop  $90,400,000 $0 $90,400,000
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Yoda  $309,205,079 $263,500,000 $572,705,079
12/17/1982 The Dark Crystal Aughra/Chamberlain  $40,577,001 $0 $40,577,001
8/21/1981 An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins/Miss Piggy  $31,973,249 $30,000,000 $61,973,249
6/26/1981 The Great Muppet Caper Various roles  $31,206,251 $0 $31,206,251
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer  $57,229,890 $0 $57,229,890
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda  $290,271,960 $243,900,000 $534,171,960
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie Biker in El Sleezo Café/Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam the Eagle  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
Movies: 26Totals:$2,987,581,835$2,703,160,923$5,690,742,758
  Averages:$114,906,994$103,967,728$218,874,721
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/17/2007 Death at a Funeral Director $8,580,428 $38,210,000 $46,790,428
6/11/2004 The Stepford Wives Director $59,475,623 $36,746,348 $96,221,971
7/13/2001 The Score Director $71,069,884 $42,472,207 $113,542,091
8/13/1999 Bowfinger Director $66,458,769 $32,241,000 $98,699,769
9/19/1997 In & Out Director $63,826,569 $19,400,000 $83,226,569
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island Executive Producer $34,327,391 $0 $34,327,391
7/14/1995 The Indian in the Cupboard Director $35,627,222 $0 $35,627,222
6/12/1992 HouseSitter Director $58,500,635 $36,400,000 $94,900,635
5/17/1991 What About Bob? Director $63,710,000 $0 $63,710,000
12/14/1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Director $42,039,000 $0 $42,039,000
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Director $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Director $25,534,703 $0 $25,534,703
12/17/1982 The Dark Crystal Director $40,577,001 $0 $40,577,001
Movies: 13Totals:$608,474,610$205,469,555$813,944,165
  Averages:$46,805,739$15,805,350$62,611,090