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John Candy

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $932,706,517 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,937)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Gus Polinski (Home Alone), Irv (Cool Runnings), Dean Andrews (JFK), Announcer (Rookie of the Year), Buck Russell (Uncle Buck)
Most productive collaborators: John Hughes, Chris Columbus, Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting16$626,312,015$306,394,502$932,706,517
Leading14$265,394,773$0$265,394,773
Cameo4$82,489,513$0$82,489,513
Lead Ensemble Member1$277,504,018$190,923,432$468,427,450
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/22/1995 Canadian Bacon Bud B. Boomer  $178,104 $0 $178,104
9/9/1994 Wagons East James H. Harlow  $4,358,940 $0 $4,358,940
10/1/1993 Cool Runnings Irv  $63,924,600 $86,200,000 $150,124,600
7/7/1993 Rookie of the Year Announcer  $53,579,269 $0 $53,579,269
3/6/1992 Once Upon a Crime… Augie Morosco  $8,669,847 $0 $8,669,847
12/20/1991 JFK Dean Andrews  $70,405,498 $134,994,502 $205,400,000
8/7/1991 Delirious Jack Gable  $4,755,853 $0 $4,755,853
5/24/1991 Only the Lonely Danny  $21,830,957 $0 $21,830,957
3/29/1991 Career Opportunities C.D. Marsh  $10,787,500 $0 $10,787,500
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Dennis & Eldona  $8,479,793 $0 $8,479,793
11/16/1990 Home Alone Gus Polinski  $277,504,018 $190,923,432 $468,427,450
11/16/1990 The Rescuers Down Under Wilbur the Albatros  $27,931,461 $19,500,000 $47,431,461
8/16/1989 Uncle Buck Buck Russell  $64,189,596 $0 $64,189,596
4/21/1989 Speed Zone! Charlie  $3,077,061 $0 $3,077,061
2/3/1989 Who's Harry Crumb? Harry Crumb  $10,982,364 $0 $10,982,364
8/26/1988 Hot to Trot Don  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
6/17/1988 The Great Outdoors Chet  $41,455,230 $0 $41,455,230
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby Cameo Appearance  $16,031,707 $0 $16,031,707
11/25/1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles Del Griffith  $46,444,520 $0 $46,444,520
6/24/1987 Spaceballs Barf the mog, Copilot  $36,725,144 $0 $36,725,144
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Wink Winkilson  $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
8/15/1986 Armed and Dangerous Frank Dooley  $15,945,534 $0 $15,945,534
8/16/1985 Volunteers Tom Tuttle from Tacoma  $19,875,740 $0 $19,875,740
8/9/1985 Summer Rental Jack Chester  $23,396,077 $0 $23,396,077
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird State Trooper  $13,961,370 $0 $13,961,370
5/22/1985 Brewster's Millions Spike Nolan  $40,800,000 $5,000,000 $45,800,000
3/9/1984 Splash Freddie Bauer  $62,599,495 $0 $62,599,495
10/28/1983 Going Berserk John Bourgignon  $234,950 $0 $234,950
7/29/1983 National Lampoon's Summer Vacation Guard at Walleyworld  $61,399,552 $0 $61,399,552
10/29/1982 It Came From Hollywood Himself  $2,091,037 $0 $2,091,037
8/7/1981 Heavy Metal Desk Sergeant  $19,571,091 $0 $19,571,091
6/26/1981 Stripes Dewey "Ox" Oxburger  $83,339,362 $0 $83,339,362
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Burton Mercer  $57,229,890 $0 $57,229,890
12/14/1979 1941 Private Foley  $34,175,000 $60,700,000 $94,875,000
6/22/1979 Lost and Found Carpentier  $1,022,374 $0 $1,022,374
Movies: 35Totals:$1,251,700,319$497,317,934$1,749,018,253
  Averages:$35,762,866$14,209,084$49,971,950