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Sam Shepard

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 47 films, with $1,584,485,934 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,229)
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)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Far North (Director), Far North (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Denzel Washington, Daniel Espinosa, Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds, David Guggenheim

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)24$332,472,977$100,617,921$433,090,898
Supporting17$578,794,108$427,346,237$1,006,140,345
Leading2$623,781$1,016,749$1,640,530
Narrator1$82,599,768$61,000,000$143,599,768
Documentary Subject1$10,278$0$10,278
Lead Ensemble Member1$4,115$0$4,115
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector1$147,234$0$147,234
Screenwriter1$147,234$0$147,234
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2015 In Dubious Battle   $0 $0 $0
5/23/2014 Cold in July Ben Russell  $423,223 $0 $423,223
12/25/2013 August: Osage County Beverly Weston  $37,738,810 $13,000,000 $50,738,810
12/4/2013 Out of the Furnace Gerald Baze  $11,330,849 $4,103,526 $15,434,375
9/25/2013 Shepard & Dark Himself  $10,278 $0 $10,278
9/13/2013 Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Himself  $0 $0 $0
8/23/2013 Savannah Mr. Stubbs  $36,746 $0 $36,746
4/26/2013 Mud Tom Blankenship  $21,590,086 $9,966,873 $31,556,959
11/30/2012 Killing Them Softly Dillon  $14,945,541 $23,177,827 $38,123,368
4/20/2012 Darling Companion Sherrif Morris  $793,352 $406,994 $1,200,346
2/10/2012 Safe House Harlan Whitford  $126,181,630 $82,360,532 $208,542,162
10/7/2011 Blackthorn James Blackthorn  $200,558 $1,016,749 $1,217,307
11/5/2010 Fair*Game Sam Plame  $9,540,691 $12,252,214 $21,792,905
10/22/2010 Inhale James  $4,115 $0 $4,115
12/4/2009 Brothers   $28,544,157 $16,499,713 $45,043,870
11/10/2009 The Accidental Husband Wilder  $0 $10,484,999 $10,484,999
9/21/2007 The Assassination of Jesse James by t… Frank James  $3,909,149 $11,404,482 $15,313,631
12/15/2006 Charlotte's Web Narrator  $82,599,768 $61,000,000 $143,599,768
11/10/2006 The Return Ed Mills  $7,744,785 $1,100,000 $8,844,785
9/22/2006 Bandidas Bill Buck  $0 $19,282,590 $19,282,590
3/17/2006 Don't Come Knocking Howard  $440,793 $4,192,564 $4,633,357
2/3/2006 Trudell Himself  $26,756 $0 $26,756
7/29/2005 Stealth Captain George Cummings  $31,704,416 $44,300,000 $76,004,416
6/25/2004 The Notebook Frank Calhoun  $81,001,787 $35,115,553 $116,117,340
4/21/2004 This So-Called Disaster Himself  $45,195 $0 $45,195
12/28/2001 Black Hawk Down Maj. Gen. William Garrison  $108,638,745 $51,052,340 $159,691,085
6/8/2001 Swordfish Senator James Reisman  $69,772,969 $77,307,444 $147,080,413
1/19/2001 The Pledge Eric Pollack  $19,719,930 $9,686,202 $29,406,132
12/22/2000 All the Pretty Horses Banker  $15,527,125 $2,593,142 $18,120,267
5/12/2000 Hamlet Ghost  $1,577,287 $842,382 $2,419,669
12/24/1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Arthur Chambers  $14,378,353 $0 $14,378,353
2/13/1998 The Only Thrill Reece McHenry  $15,093 $0 $15,093
12/23/1994 Safe Passage Patrick Singer  $1,517,700 $0 $1,517,700
12/17/1993 The Pelican Brief Thomas Callahan  $100,768,056 $87,227,803 $187,995,859
4/1/1992 Thunderheart Frank Coutelle  $22,660,758 $0 $22,660,758
8/23/1991 Defenseless Det. Beutel  $6,379,362 $0 $6,379,362
6/14/1991 Bright Angel Jack  $158,243 $0 $158,243
11/15/1989 Steel Magnolias Spud Jones  $77,568,541 $11,392,847 $88,961,388
10/7/1987 Baby Boom Dr. Jeff Cooper  $25,207,480 $0 $25,207,480
12/12/1986 Crimes of the Heart Doc Porter  $22,905,000 $0 $22,905,000
12/6/1985 Fool For Love Eddie  $836,156 $0 $836,156
9/29/1984 Country Gil Ivy  $8,390,574 $0 $8,390,574
10/21/1983 The Right Stuff Chuck Yeager  $21,192,102 $0 $21,192,102
12/17/1982 Frances Harry York  $122,100 $0 $122,100
9/18/1981 Raggedy Man Bailey  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
9/26/1980 Resurrection Cal Carpenter  $3,910,019 $0 $3,910,019
9/13/1978 Days of Heaven The Farmer  $3,446,749 $214,131 $3,660,880
Movies: 47Totals:$994,505,027$589,980,907$1,584,485,934
  Averages:$21,159,681$12,552,785$33,712,467
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/1/1988 Far North Screenwriter,
Director 
$147,234 $0 $147,234
Movies: 2Totals:$294,468$0$294,468
  Averages:$147,234$0$147,234