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Christopher Guest

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $935,242,786 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,600)
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 Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)6$55,025,278$16,800,000$71,825,278
Leading5$49,169,273$2,995,235$52,164,508
Supporting4$244,286,717$125,987,835$370,274,552
Lead Ensemble Member1$177,243,721$224,987,342$402,231,063
Cameo1$38,747,385$0$38,747,385
In Technical RolesDirector6$50,910,019$2,995,235$53,905,254
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/2/2009 The Invention of Lying Nathan Goldfrappe  $18,451,251 $14,228,013 $32,679,264
5/22/2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Sm… Ivan the Terrible  $177,243,721 $224,987,342 $402,231,063
2/19/2008 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself  $0 $0 $0
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Jay Berman  $5,549,923 $0 $5,549,923
12/9/2005 Mrs. Henderson Presents Lord Cromer  $11,036,366 $16,800,000 $27,836,366
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Mark Shubb  $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
9/27/2000 Best in Show Harlan Pepper  $18,621,249 $2,074,164 $20,695,413
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Slamfist/Scratch-It  $54,452,676 $16,600,000 $71,052,676
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman Corky St. Clair  $2,922,988 $0 $2,922,988
12/11/1992 A Few Good Men Dr. Stone  $140,525,790 $95,159,822 $235,685,612
9/25/1987 The Princess Bride Count Rugen  $30,857,000 $0 $30,857,000
1/1/1987 Beyond Therapy Bob  $790,000 $0 $790,000
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors The First Customer  $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
3/2/1984 This is Spinal Tap Nigel Tufnel (Lead Guitar, Vocals)  $4,491,645 $0 $4,491,645
12/18/1981 Heartbeeps Calvin  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
5/16/1980 The Long Riders Charlie Ford  $15,198,912 $0 $15,198,912
7/1/1974 Death Wish Patrolman Jackson Reilly  $22,000,000 $0 $22,000,000
Movies: 17Totals:$564,472,374$370,770,412$935,242,786
  Averages:$33,204,257$21,810,024$55,014,282
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/17/2006 For Your Consideration Director $5,549,923 $0 $5,549,923
4/16/2003 A Mighty Wind Director $17,583,468 $921,071 $18,504,539
9/27/2000 Best in Show Director $18,621,249 $2,074,164 $20,695,413
5/29/1998 Almost Heroes Director $6,114,928 $0 $6,114,928
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman Director $2,922,988 $0 $2,922,988
9/15/1989 The Big Picture Director $117,463 $0 $117,463
Movies: 6Totals:$50,910,019$2,995,235$53,905,254
  Averages:$8,485,003$499,206$8,984,209