Sam Shepard

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 46 films, with $1,593,373,898 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,102)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Harlan Whitford (Safe House), Narrator (Charlotte's Web), Maj. Gen. William Garrison (Black Hawk Down), Frank Calhoun (The Notebook), Senator James Reisman (Swordfish)
Most productive collaborators: Denzel Washington, Daniel Espinosa, Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, David Guggenheim

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)24$340,562,671$100,617,921$441,180,592
Supporting17$579,206,438$427,346,237$1,006,552,675
Leading2$623,781$1,016,749$1,640,530
Narrator1$82,985,708$61,000,000$143,985,708
Documentary Subject1$10,278$0$10,278
Lead Ensemble Member1$4,115$0$4,115
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
5/23/2014 Cold in July Ben Russell    $423,223 $423,223  
12/25/2013 August: Osage County Beverly Weston  $179,302 $37,738,810 $50,738,810 $25,000,000
12/4/2013 Out of the Furnace Gerald Baze  $5,220,288 $11,330,849 $15,434,375 $22,000,000
9/25/2013 Shepard & Dark Himself  $1,226 $10,278 $10,278  
9/13/2013 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Himself    $0 $0  
8/23/2013 Savannah Mr. Stubbs  $17,100 $36,746 $36,746  
4/26/2013 Mud Tom Blankenship  $2,215,460 $21,590,086 $31,556,959 $10,000,000
11/30/2012 Killing Them Softly Dillon  $6,812,900 $14,945,541 $38,123,368 $15,000,000
4/20/2012 Darling Companion Sherrif Morris  $39,962 $793,352 $1,200,346 $12,000,000
2/10/2012 Safe House Harlan Whitford  $40,172,720 $126,181,630 $208,542,162 $85,000,000
10/7/2011 Blackthorn James Blackthorn  $15,254 $200,558 $1,217,307 $4,500,000
11/5/2010 Fair*Game Sam Plame  $651,082 $9,540,691 $21,792,905  
10/22/2010 Inhale James  $3,030 $4,115 $4,115  
12/4/2009 Brothers   $9,527,848 $28,544,157 $45,043,870 $26,000,000
11/10/2009 The Accidental Husband Wilder    $0 $10,484,999  
9/21/2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Frank James  $147,812 $3,909,149 $15,313,631 $30,000,000
12/15/2006 Charlotte's Web Narrator  $11,457,353 $82,985,708 $143,985,708 $82,500,000
11/10/2006 The Return Ed Mills  $4,479,621 $7,744,785 $8,844,785  
9/22/2006 Bandidas Bill Buck    $0 $19,282,590 $35,000,000
3/17/2006 Don't Come Knocking Howard  $30,630 $440,793 $4,633,357  
2/3/2006 Trudell Himself  $1,592 $26,756 $26,756  
7/29/2005 Stealth Captain George Cummings  $13,251,545 $32,116,746 $76,416,746 $138,000,000
6/25/2004 The Notebook Frank Calhoun  $13,464,745 $81,001,787 $116,117,340 $30,000,000
4/21/2004 This So-Called Disaster Himself  $8,435 $45,195 $45,195  
12/28/2001 Black Hawk Down Maj. Gen. William Garrison  $179,823 $108,638,745 $159,691,085 $95,000,000
6/8/2001 Swordfish Senator James Reisman  $18,145,632 $69,772,969 $147,080,413 $80,000,000
1/19/2001 The Pledge Eric Pollack  $5,765,347 $19,719,930 $29,406,132 $45,000,000
12/22/2000 All the Pretty Horses Banker    $15,527,125 $18,120,267 $45,000,000
5/12/2000 Hamlet Ghost  $62,253 $1,577,287 $2,419,669 $2,000,000
12/24/1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Arthur Chambers  $32,135 $14,378,353 $14,378,353 $36,000,000
2/13/1998 The Only Thrill Reece McHenry  $15,093 $15,093 $15,093  
12/23/1994 Safe Passage Patrick Singer    $1,607,000 $1,607,000  
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Thomas Callahan  $16,864,404 $100,768,056 $187,995,859 $45,000,000
4/1/1992 Thunderheart Frank Coutelle  $4,507,425 $22,660,758 $22,660,758  
8/23/1991 Defenseless Det. Beutel  $1,590,439 $6,379,362 $6,379,362  
6/14/1991 Bright Angel Jack    $158,243 $158,243  
11/15/1989 Steel Magnolias Spud Jones  $5,425,440 $83,759,091 $95,151,938  
10/7/1987 Baby Boom Dr. Jeff Cooper  $1,357,413 $26,700,000 $26,700,000  
12/12/1986 Crimes of the Heart Doc Porter  $1,402,921 $22,905,000 $22,905,000  
12/6/1985 Fool For Love Eddie  $55,637 $836,156 $836,156  
9/29/1984 Country Gil Ivy  $163,818 $8,400,000 $8,400,000  
10/21/1983 The Right Stuff Chuck Yeager  $1,601,167 $21,500,000 $21,500,000 $27,000,000
12/17/1982 Frances Harry York  $5,258 $122,100 $122,100  
9/18/1981 Raggedy Man Bailey  $287,081 $11,000,000 $11,000,000  
9/26/1980 Resurrection Cal Carpenter  $308,068 $3,910,019 $3,910,019  
9/13/1978 Days of Heaven The Farmer  $26,100 $3,446,749 $3,660,880 $3,000,000
Movies: 46Totals: $1,003,392,991$1,593,373,898 
  Averages:$3,597,682$21,812,891$34,638,563$19,413,043