Follow us on

Michael Papajohn

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $4,781,507,645 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #87)
Best-Known Acting Roles: InGen Contractor (Jurassic World), Cal (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen), Carjacker (Spider-Man 3), Carjacker (Spider-Man), Carnahan (Terminator Salvation)
Most productive collaborators: Stan Lee, Avi Arad, Tobey Maguire, Sam Raimi, Laura Ziskin

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Acting Credits
  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting17$2,084,062,651$2,697,444,994$4,781,507,645
(Unclassified)19$1,274,387,100$1,212,800,114$2,487,187,214

Analysis: Superstars, Side Kicks and Cameo Kings

September 14th, 2013


Top-grossing actors and actresses in leading roles

Over the past two or so years, we've been working on one of the biggest projects we've ever undertaken: building out our database of acting and technical credits to include complete information on every acting role and significant technical credit for movies for which we have box office information. While work on this vast task continues (and will, of course, continue as long as films are being made), we have enough coverage of the industry now to start doing some serious analysis. Over the next month or two, I'll be looking at some of the things we've found and we'll be rolling out new features at The Numbers that take advantage of the dataset. This week, I'll look into how we are categorizing acting roles, and discuss the first charts in our new People Records section. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/21/2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back DC Policeman  $57,865,517 $97,374,442 $155,239,959
8/21/2015 American Ultra Otis  $14,439,985 $13,768,100 $28,208,085
6/12/2015 Jurassic World InGen Contractor  $652,198,010 $1,018,130,015 $1,670,328,025
10/31/2014 Nightcrawler Security Guard  $32,381,218 $17,953,200 $50,334,418
8/1/2014 Get on Up 1949 Cop  $30,569,935 $2,745,869 $33,315,804
1/17/2014 Devil's Due Police Officer  $15,821,461 $20,324,626 $36,146,087
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad Mike "The Flea"  $46,000,903 $58,100,000 $104,100,903
2/17/2012 This Means War German Goon  $54,760,791 $102,213,766 $156,974,557
6/18/2010 Jonah Hex Saber Guard  $10,547,117 $475,579 $11,022,696
6/24/2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Cal  $402,111,870 $434,407,829 $836,519,699
5/21/2009 Terminator Salvation Carnahan  $125,322,469 $240,169,323 $365,491,792
12/19/2008 Yes Man Security Guard  $97,690,976 $128,300,000 $225,990,976
7/27/2007 I Know Who Killed Me Jacob K/Joseph K  $7,233,485 $0 $7,233,485
5/4/2007 Spider-Man 3 Carjacker  $336,530,303 $554,345,000 $890,875,303
3/24/2006 Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector Diner Manager  $15,680,099 $0 $15,680,099
10/14/2005 Domino Cigliutti Goon  $10,169,202 $12,800,000 $22,969,202
5/27/2005 The Longest Yard Guard Papajohn  $158,119,460 $32,201,108 $190,320,568
9/24/2004 The Last Shot Ed Rossi, Jr.  $463,730 $0 $463,730
12/19/2003 House of Sand and Fog Carpenter  $13,005,485 $3,152,438 $16,157,923
7/1/2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Paramedic #1  $150,358,296 $282,700,000 $433,058,296
6/20/2003 Hulk Technician  $132,177,234 $113,052,000 $245,229,234
12/13/2002 The Hot Chick Security Guard  $35,081,550 $19,557,959 $54,639,509
5/3/2002 Spider-Man Carjacker  $403,706,375 $418,000,000 $821,706,375
6/1/2001 The Animal Patrolman Brady  $55,762,229 $0 $55,762,229
11/3/2000 Charlie's Angels Bathroom Thug  $125,305,545 $134,430,545 $259,736,090
9/17/1999 For Love of the Game Sam Tuttle  $35,188,640 $10,924,000 $46,112,640
4/10/1998 My Giant Tough Guy #1  $7,985,929 $0 $7,985,929
7/31/1997 Spawn Glen, Zack's Dad  $54,979,992 $32,969,867 $87,949,859
6/21/1996 Eraser Schiff  $101,295,562 $133,104,438 $234,400,000
12/1/1995 Wild Bill Card Cheat  $2,169,373 $194,099 $2,363,472
7/14/1995 The Indian in the Cupboard Cardassian  $35,627,222 $0 $35,627,222
6/29/1994 Little Big League Tucker Kain  $12,124,754 $0 $12,124,754
10/2/1992 Mr. Baseball Rick  $20,883,046 $0 $20,883,046
4/17/1992 The Babe Heckler  $17,064,550 $2,400,000 $19,464,550
12/13/1991 The Last Boy Scout Hitman  $59,509,925 $0 $59,509,925
11/21/1990 Predator 2 Subway Gang  $28,317,513 $26,450,905 $54,768,418
Movies: 36Totals:$3,358,449,751$3,910,245,108$7,268,694,859
  Averages:$93,290,271$108,617,920$201,908,191