Sean Penn

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 46 films, with $1,332,039,324 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,380)
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)
Most productive collaborators: Ruben Fleischer, Ben Stiller, Esther Scott, Will Beall, Clint Eastwood

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)31$368,791,084$99,662,076$468,453,160
Leading8$231,584,781$258,600,019$490,184,800
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$47,727,057$86,840,172
Producer2$38,074,286$47,727,057$85,801,343
Screenwriter1$18,354,356$38,040,855$56,395,211
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
2/20/2015 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 $62,305,665 $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 $163,954,076 $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 $156,835,191 $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 $40,270,895 $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 $48,265,581 $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$1,332,039,324 
  Averages:$2,437,777$16,980,339$28,957,377$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 $56,395,211 $20,000,000
1/19/2001 The Pledge Producer, Director $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