Danny De Vito

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 55 films, with $3,578,275,632 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #269)
Best-Known Acting Roles: The Lorax (Doctor Seuss' The Lorax), Famous Mini-Me (Austin Powers in Goldmember), Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin (Batman Returns), Phil (voice) (Hercules), Amos Calloway (Big Fish)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Out of Sight (Producer), Duplex (Director), Death to Smoochy (Director), Hoffa (Director), Matilda (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Renaud, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Janet Healy, Taylor Swift

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)41$1,342,921,211$654,681,071$1,997,602,282
Supporting7$233,806,218$153,111,450$386,917,668
Leading5$473,901,620$316,510,459$790,412,079
Cameo1$213,117,789$79,620,837$292,738,626
Lead Ensemble Member1$64,604,977$46,000,000$110,604,977
In Technical RolesDirector6$158,171,606$5,462,513$163,634,119
Producer1$37,562,568$40,000,000$77,562,568
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/2/2012 Doctor Seuss' The Lorax The Lorax  $70,217,070 $214,030,500 $350,812,802 $67,500,000
5/21/2010 Solitary Man   $94,936 $4,360,548 $4,360,548 $12,500,000
1/29/2010 When in Rome   $12,350,041 $32,680,633 $39,692,267  
12/31/2008 Just Add Water Merl    $0 $0  
12/5/2008 Nobel Son George Gastner  $333,912 $539,572 $544,772  
10/5/2007 The Good Night Mel  $12,377 $22,441 $22,441 $15,000,000
5/18/2007 Even Money Walter  $22,465 $64,458 $64,458  
11/22/2006 Deck the Halls Buddy Hall  $12,001,256 $35,093,569 $47,231,070  
11/14/2006 Relative Strangers Frank Menure    $0 $0  
7/14/2006 The Oh in Ohio Wayne  $68,184 $418,689 $648,183 $5,000,000
3/31/2006 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Booth  $92,668 $349,132 $497,195 $2,500,000
3/4/2005 Be Cool Martin Weir  $23,450,212 $55,849,401 $94,944,017 $75,000,000
12/10/2003 Big Fish Amos Calloway  $207,377 $66,432,867 $123,432,867 $70,000,000
9/19/2003 Anything Else Harvey  $1,673,125 $3,203,044 $13,203,044 $18,000,000
7/25/2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Famous Mini-Me  $73,071,188 $213,117,789 $292,738,626 $63,000,000
3/29/2002 Death to Smoochy Burke  $4,266,463 $8,355,815 $8,374,062 $50,000,000
11/9/2001 Heist Bergman  $7,823,521 $23,483,357 $28,906,817 $35,000,000
6/1/2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? Max Fairbanks  $13,049,114 $32,267,774 $38,462,071 $30,000,000
5/12/2000 Screwed Grover  $3,342,085 $6,982,680 $6,982,680 $12,000,000
4/28/2000 The Big Kahuna Phil Cooper  $80,957 $3,150,107 $3,713,451  
4/21/2000 The Virgin Suicides Dr. Hornicker  $235,122 $4,859,475 $10,619,770 $6,000,000
3/3/2000 Drowning Mona Wyatt Rash  $5,802,229 $15,427,192 $15,980,376 $16,000,000
12/22/1999 Man on the Moon George Shapiro  $7,515,585 $34,580,635 $47,407,635 $52,000,000
10/30/1998 Living Out Loud Pat Francato  $169,747 $12,905,901 $12,905,901 $12,000,000
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker Deck Shiffler  $10,626,507 $45,916,769 $45,916,769 $40,000,000
9/19/1997 L.A. Confidential Sid Hudgeons  $5,211,198 $64,604,977 $110,604,977 $35,000,000
6/13/1997 Hercules Phil (voice)  $249,567 $99,112,101 $250,700,000 $70,000,000
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! Rude Gambler  $9,384,272 $37,771,017 $101,371,017 $80,000,000
11/15/1996 Space Jam Swackhammer (voice)  $27,528,529 $90,463,534 $250,200,000 $80,000,000
8/2/1996 Matilda Mr. Wormwood  $8,208,609 $33,098,222 $33,098,222  
10/20/1995 Get Shorty Martin Weir  $12,700,007 $72,021,008 $115,021,008 $30,250,000
11/23/1994 Junior Dr. Larry Arbogast  $9,803,145 $36,763,355 $108,431,355  
6/3/1994 Renaissance Man Bill Rago  $5,557,590 $24,172,899 $24,172,899 $40,000,000
11/5/1993 Look Who's Talking Now Rocks (voice)  $4,022,570 $10,172,124 $10,172,124  
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Whiskers (voice) (un-credited)  $15,338,241 $50,016,394 $137,298,489 $85,000,000
4/2/1993 Jack the Bear John Leary  $2,219,891 $4,796,751 $4,796,751  
12/25/1992 Hoffa Bobby Ciaro  $6,406,012 $23,365,858 $28,391,473  
6/18/1992 Batman Returns Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin  $45,687,710 $162,833,635 $266,824,291 $80,000,000
10/18/1991 Other People's Money Lawrence Garfield  $5,012,332 $35,682,000 $35,682,000  
12/8/1989 The War of the Roses Gavin D'Amato  $9,688,794 $83,699,711 $83,699,711  
12/9/1988 Twins Vincent Benedict  $11,174,980 $111,936,388 $216,600,000 $15,000,000
12/11/1987 Throw Momma From the Train Owen  $7,318,878 $53,380,796 $53,380,796  
3/6/1987 Tin Men Ernest Tilley    $25,411,386 $25,411,386  
6/27/1986 Ruthless People Sam Stone  $5,274,306 $71,624,879 $71,624,879  
6/6/1986 My Little Pony: The Movie Grundle King  $416,108 $5,958,456 $5,958,456  
4/18/1986 Wise Guys Harry Valentini  $1,324,456 $8,475,466 $8,475,466  
1/3/1986 Head Office Stedman  $1,937,934 $3,393,807 $3,393,807  
12/11/1985 The Jewel of the Nile Ralph  $6,645,455 $68,275,764 $68,275,764  
12/21/1984 Johnny Dangerously Burr  $2,947,746 $17,124,395 $17,124,395  
3/30/1984 Romancing the Stone Ralph  $5,105,741 $75,078,260 $115,078,260  
11/23/1983 Terms of Endearment Vernon Dahlart  $3,498,813 $108,423,489 $108,423,489  
5/23/1980 The Gong Show Movie Performer  $1,476,425 $6,621,520 $6,621,520  
12/18/1977 The World's Greatest Lover Assistant Director    $21,000,000 $21,000,000  
11/19/1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Martini  $99,761 $108,981,275 $108,981,275 $4,400,000
4/28/1971 Bananas Man Sitting in Honeymoon Suite    $0 $0 $2,000,000
Movies: 55Totals: $2,328,351,815$3,578,275,632 
  Averages:$8,377,186$42,333,669$65,059,557$20,057,273
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/31/2009 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Director   $0 $0  
9/26/2003 Duplex Director $4,617,128 $9,652,000 $10,070,651 $40,000,000
3/29/2002 Death to Smoochy Director $4,266,463 $8,355,815 $8,374,062 $50,000,000
6/26/1998 Out of Sight Producer $12,020,435 $37,562,568 $77,562,568 $48,000,000
8/2/1996 Matilda Director $8,208,609 $33,098,222 $33,098,222  
12/25/1992 Hoffa Director $6,406,012 $23,365,858 $28,391,473  
12/8/1989 The War of the Roses Director $9,688,794 $83,699,711 $83,699,711