Sean Penn

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 46 films, with $1,414,617,987 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,326)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Sean O'Connell (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty), Jimmy Markum (Mystic River), Tobin Keller (The Interpreter), Mickey Cohen (Gangster Squad), Harvey Milk (Milk)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Into the Wild (Director), Into the Wild (Screenwriter), Into the Wild (Producer), The Pledge (Director), The Pledge (Producer)

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)31$368,791,084$184,037,988$552,829,072
Leading8$231,584,781$256,802,770$488,387,551
Supporting4$98,318,328$134,581,642$232,899,970
Lead Ensemble Member2$82,401,394$58,100,000$140,501,394
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector4$39,113,115$48,154,806$87,267,921
Producer2$38,074,286$48,154,806$86,229,092
Screenwriter1$18,354,356$38,468,604$56,822,960
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/20/2015 The Gunman     $0 $0  
12/25/2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Sean O'Connell  $12,765,508 $58,236,838 $188,536,838 $91,000,000
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad Mickey Cohen  $17,070,347 $46,000,903 $104,100,903 $60,000,000
11/2/2012 This Must Be the Place Cheyenne  $7,754 $142,242 $11,792,060  
5/27/2011 The Tree of Life Jack  $372,920 $13,305,665 $61,721,826 $35,000,000
11/5/2010 Fair*Game Joseph Wilson  $651,082 $9,540,691 $21,792,905  
2/27/2009 Crossing Over Chris Farrell  $77,370 $4,462,332 $4,614,344  
11/26/2008 Milk Harvey Milk  $1,453,844 $31,841,299 $57,293,371 $20,000,000
10/17/2008 What Just Happened Himself  $192,508 $1,090,947 $2,412,123 $27,000,000
3/14/2008 War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death Narrator    $0 $0  
9/22/2006 All the King's Men Willie Stark  $3,672,366 $7,221,458 $9,521,458 $55,000,000
4/22/2005 The Interpreter Tobin Keller  $22,822,455 $72,708,161 $162,753,837 $90,000,000
12/29/2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon Samuel Byck  $37,547 $708,776 $1,140,051  
10/29/2004 It's All About Love Marciello    $5,494 $5,494  
4/21/2004 This So-Called Disaster Himself  $8,435 $45,195 $45,195  
11/21/2003 21 Grams Paul  $274,454 $16,248,701 $59,667,625 $20,000,000
10/8/2003 Mystic River Jimmy Markum  $640,815 $90,135,191 $156,822,020 $30,000,000
11/1/2002 The Weight of Water Thomas Janes  $45,888 $102,622 $102,622  
4/26/2002 Dogtown and Z-Boys Narrator  $103,355 $1,293,295 $1,600,566  
12/28/2001 I Am Sam Sam Dawson  $41,779 $40,270,895 $92,542,418 $22,000,000
12/22/2000 Before Night Falls Cuco Sanchez  $85,230 $4,221,817 $8,503,459  
5/5/2000 Up at the Villa Rowley Flint  $339,819 $2,933,161 $3,740,113  
12/3/1999 Sweet and Lowdown Emmett Ray  $94,686 $4,196,621 $4,196,621  
10/29/1999 Being John Malkovich Himself  $637,721 $22,858,926 $32,382,381 $13,000,000
7/2/1999 Summerspell Buddy  $603 $603 $603  
12/25/1998 Hurlyburly Eddie  $164,826 $1,798,862 $1,798,862  
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line Welsh, Edward, EM, 1st Sgt  $223,548 $36,400,491 $36,400,491 $52,000,000
12/12/1997 Hugo Pool Leprechaun  $3,620 $3,620 $3,620  
10/3/1997 U-Turn Bobby Cooper  $2,730,440 $6,690,074 $6,690,074  
9/12/1997 The Game Conrad  $14,337,029 $48,265,581 $80,369,970 $50,000,000
8/27/1997 She's So Lovely Eddie  $3,020,015 $7,281,450 $7,281,450  
12/29/1995 Dead Man Walking Matthew Poncelet  $118,266 $39,387,284 $83,088,295 $11,000,000
11/10/1993 Carlito's Way David Kleinfeld  $9,116,675 $36,516,012 $36,516,012  
9/14/1990 State of Grace Terry Noonan    $1,911,542 $1,911,542  
12/15/1989 We're No Angels Jim  $2,047,630 $10,555,348 $10,555,348 $20,000,000
8/18/1989 Casualties of War Meserve  $5,201,261 $18,468,714 $18,468,714  
4/15/1988 Colors Officer Danny McGavin  $4,747,118 $46,616,067 $46,616,067  
1/1/1988 Judgment in Berlin Guenther X    $229,000 $229,000  
8/29/1986 Shanghai Surprise Glendon Wasey    $2,315,000 $2,315,000 $17,000,000
4/18/1986 At Close Range Brad Whitewood Jr.    $2,347,000 $2,347,000  
1/25/1985 The Falcon and the Snowman Daulton lee  $2,358,846 $17,130,087 $17,130,087  
3/23/1984 Racing with the Moon Henry 'Hopper' Nash/Lou  $1,803,432 $5,400,000 $5,400,000  
2/17/1984 Crackers Dillard  $58,689 $58,689 $58,689  
3/25/1983 Bad Boys Mick O'Brien  $2,171,197 $9,200,000 $9,200,000  
8/13/1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High Jeff Spicoli  $2,545,674 $27,092,880 $27,092,880 $4,500,000
12/9/1981 Taps Alex Dwyer  $93,005 $35,856,053 $35,856,053 $14,000,000
Movies: 46Totals: $781,095,587$1,414,617,987 
  Averages:$2,437,777$16,980,339$30,752,565$13,728,261
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/21/2007 Into the Wild Producer, Director, Screenwriter $212,440 $18,354,356 $56,822,960 $20,000,000
1/19/2001 The Pledge Director, Producer $5,765,347 $19,719,930 $29,406,132 $45,000,000
11/15/1995 The Crossing Guard Director $71,804 $847,704 $847,704  
1/1/1991 The Indian Runner Director   $191,125 $191,125