John Candy

Supporting Actor in 16 films, with $940,993,605 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,489)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Home Alone, Cool Runnings, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Splash, Volunteers
Most productive collaborators: Chris Columbus, Macaulay Culkin, John Hughes, John Williams, Joe Pesci

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting16$634,599,103$306,394,502$940,993,605
Leading14$272,024,398$0$272,024,398
Cameo4$82,688,658$0$82,688,658
Lead Ensemble Member1$285,761,243$190,923,432$476,684,675
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
9/22/1995 Canadian Bacon Bud B. Boomer    $178,104 $178,104  
9/9/1994 Wagons East James H. Harlow    $4,358,940 $4,358,940  
10/1/1993 Cool Runnings Irv  $7,046,648 $68,856,263 $155,056,263 $14,000,000
7/7/1993 Rookie of the Year Announcer  $9,122,714 $53,579,269 $53,579,269  
3/6/1992 Once Upon a Crime… Augie Morosco  $3,520,427 $8,669,847 $8,669,847  
12/20/1991 JFK Dean Andrews  $5,223,658 $70,405,498 $205,400,000 $40,000,000
8/7/1991 Delirious Jack Gable    $4,755,853 $4,755,853  
5/24/1991 Only the Lonely Danny  $5,997,993 $21,830,957 $21,830,957  
3/29/1991 Career Opportunities C.D. Marsh  $4,024,800 $10,986,645 $10,986,645  
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Dennis & Eldona  $3,966,240 $8,479,793 $8,479,793  
11/16/1990 The Rescuers Down Under Wilbur the Albatros  $3,499,819 $27,931,461 $47,431,461  
11/16/1990 Home Alone Gus Polinski  $17,081,997 $285,761,243 $476,684,675 $15,000,000
8/16/1989 Uncle Buck Buck Russell  $8,794,501 $66,758,538 $66,758,538  
4/21/1989 Speed Zone! Charlie    $3,077,061 $3,077,061  
2/3/1989 Who's Harry Crumb? Harry Crumb  $3,862,719 $10,982,364 $10,982,364  
8/26/1988 Hot to Trot Don  $2,206,218 $6,000,000 $6,000,000  
6/17/1988 The Great Outdoors Chet  $6,121,115 $41,455,230 $41,455,230  
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby Cameo Appearance  $3,827,520 $16,031,707 $16,031,707  
11/25/1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles Del Griffith  $7,009,482 $49,230,280 $49,230,280  
6/24/1987 Spaceballs Barf the mog, Copilot  $6,613,837 $38,119,483 $38,119,483 $22,700,000
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Wink Winkilson  $3,659,884 $38,747,385 $38,747,385 $30,000,000
8/15/1986 Armed and Dangerous Frank Dooley  $4,348,276 $15,945,534 $15,945,534  
8/16/1985 Volunteers Tom Tuttle from Tacoma  $5,184,360 $19,875,740 $19,875,740  
8/9/1985 Summer Rental Jack Chester  $5,754,289 $24,671,000 $24,671,000  
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird State Trooper  $2,415,626 $13,961,370 $13,961,370  
5/22/1985 Brewster's Millions Spike Nolan  $9,858,905 $40,800,000 $45,800,000  
3/9/1984 Splash Freddie Bauer  $6,174,059 $62,599,495 $62,599,495 $8,000,000
10/28/1983 Going Berserk John Bourgignon  $234,950 $234,950 $234,950  
7/29/1983 National Lampoon's Summer Vacation Guard at Walleyworld  $8,333,358 $61,400,000 $61,400,000  
10/29/1982 It Came From Hollywood Himself  $1,095,003 $2,091,037 $2,091,037  
8/7/1981 Heavy Metal Desk Sergeant  $3,261,186 $19,571,091 $19,571,091 $9,300,000
6/26/1981 Stripes Dewey "Ox" Oxburger  $6,152,166 $85,300,000 $85,300,000 $10,000,000
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Burton Mercer  $4,858,152 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 $27,000,000
12/14/1979 1941 Private Foley  $2,701,898 $34,175,000 $94,875,000 $32,000,000
6/22/1979 Lost and Found Carpentier  $1,022,374 $1,022,374 $1,022,374  
Movies: 35Totals: $1,275,073,402$1,772,391,336 
  Averages:$4,656,405$36,430,669$50,639,752$5,942,857