Christopher Guest

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $936,992,878 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,386)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Ivan the Terrible (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian), Dr. Stone (A Few Good Men), Slamfist/Scratch-It (Small Soldiers), Nathan Goldfrappe (The Invention of Lying), Mark Shubb (A Mighty Wind)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Almost Heroes (Director), Best in Show (Director), The Big Picture (Director), For Your Consideration (Director), A Mighty Wind (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Shawn Levy, Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Robert Ben Garant

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)6$55,025,278$16,800,000$71,825,278
Leading5$49,413,830$2,995,235$52,409,065
Supporting4$245,792,252$125,987,835$371,780,087
Lead Ensemble Member1$177,243,721$224,987,342$402,231,063
Cameo1$38,747,385$0$38,747,385
In Technical RolesDirector6$50,970,779$2,995,235$53,966,014
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
10/2/2009 The Invention of Lying Nathan Goldfrappe  $7,027,472 $18,451,251 $32,679,264 $18,500,000
5/22/2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Ivan the Terrible  $54,173,286 $177,243,721 $402,231,063 $150,000,000
2/19/2008 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself    $0 $0  
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Jay Berman  $372,012 $5,549,923 $5,549,923 $12,000,000
12/9/2005 Mrs. Henderson Presents Lord Cromer  $55,344 $11,036,366 $27,836,366 $20,000,000
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Mark Shubb  $2,112,140 $17,583,468 $18,504,539 $6,000,000
9/27/2000 Best in Show Harlan Pepper  $413,436 $18,621,249 $20,695,413 $6,000,000
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Slamfist/Scratch-It  $14,047,592 $55,143,823 $71,743,823 $40,000,000
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman Corky St. Clair  $37,990 $2,922,988 $2,922,988 $4,000,000
12/11/1992 A Few Good Men Dr. Stone  $15,517,468 $141,340,178 $236,500,000 $33,000,000
9/25/1987 The Princess Bride Count Rugen  $206,243 $30,857,000 $30,857,000 $15,000,000
1/1/1987 Beyond Therapy Bob    $790,000 $790,000  
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors The First Customer  $3,659,884 $38,747,385 $38,747,385 $30,000,000
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap Nigel Tufnel (Lead Guitar, Vocals)  $30,835 $4,736,202 $4,736,202  
12/18/1981 Heartbeeps Calvin  $407,464 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $10,000,000
5/16/1980 The Long Riders Charlie Ford  $2,351,112 $15,198,912 $15,198,912 $10,000,000
7/1/1974 Death Wish Patrolman Jackson Reilly    $22,000,000 $22,000,000  
Movies: 17Totals: $566,222,466$936,992,878 
  Averages:$5,906,605$33,307,204$55,117,228$20,852,941
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Director $372,012 $5,549,923 $5,549,923 $12,000,000
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Director $2,112,140 $17,583,468 $18,504,539 $6,000,000
9/27/2000 Best in Show Director $413,436 $18,621,249 $20,695,413 $6,000,000
5/29/1998 Almost Heroes Director $2,837,928 $6,175,688 $6,175,688  
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman Director $37,990 $2,922,988 $2,922,988 $4,000,000
9/15/1989 The Big Picture Director   $117,463 $117,463