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Jack Nicholson

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films, with $2,352,346,697 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #78)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Frank Costello (The Departed), Dr. Buddy Rydell (Anger Management), Harry Sanborn (Something's Gotta Give), The Joker (Batman), Edward Cole (The Bucket List)
Best-Known Technical Roles: The Two Jakes (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Rob Reiner, Nancy Meyers, James L. Brooks, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorLeading30$1,413,055,705$939,290,992$2,352,346,697
Supporting7$544,186,558$176,241,905$720,428,463
Inverviewee1$3,050$0$3,050
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector2$10,005,969$0$10,005,969
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
12/16/2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Himself  $3,050 $3,050 $3,050  
12/17/2010 How Do You Know? Charles Madison  $7,484,696 $30,212,620 $49,628,177 $120,000,000
12/25/2007 The Bucket List Edward Cole  $335,837 $93,466,502 $174,810,815 $45,000,000
10/6/2006 The Departed Frank Costello  $26,887,467 $132,384,315 $289,660,619 $90,000,000
12/12/2003 Something's Gotta Give Harry Sanborn  $16,064,723 $124,685,242 $266,685,242 $80,000,000
4/11/2003 Anger Management Dr. Buddy Rydell  $42,220,847 $135,560,942 $195,660,942 $56,000,000
12/13/2002 About Schmidt Warren Schmidt  $282,367 $65,005,217 $107,054,484 $30,000,000
1/19/2001 The Pledge Detective Jerry Black  $5,765,347 $19,719,930 $29,406,132 $45,000,000
12/24/1997 As Good as it Gets Melvin Udall  $12,606,928 $147,637,474 $313,271,386 $50,000,000
2/21/1997 Blood and Wine Alex Gates  $420,993 $1,075,288 $1,075,288 $26,000,000
12/25/1996 The Evening Star Garrett Breedlove  $3,306,445 $12,747,242 $12,747,242  
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! President Dale/Art Land  $9,384,272 $37,754,208 $101,354,208 $80,000,000
11/15/1995 The Crossing Guard Freddy Gale  $71,804 $847,704 $847,704  
6/17/1994 Wolf Will Randall  $17,911,366 $59,486,001 $125,486,001 $70,000,000
12/25/1992 Hoffa James R. 'Jimmy' Hoffa  $6,406,012 $22,867,875 $27,893,490 $35,000,000
12/11/1992 A Few Good Men Colonel Nathan R. Jessep  $15,517,468 $140,525,790 $235,685,612 $33,000,000
7/17/1992 Man Trouble Harry Bliss    $3,882,058 $3,882,058  
8/10/1990 The Two Jakes Jake Gittes  $3,729,149 $10,005,969 $10,005,969  
6/23/1989 Batman The Joker  $40,489,330 $248,972,777 $409,132,777 $35,000,000
12/18/1987 Ironweed Francis Phelan    $7,393,346 $7,393,346  
12/16/1987 Broadcast News Bill Rorich    $51,249,404 $67,331,309  
6/12/1987 The Witches of Eastwick Daryl Van Horne  $9,454,238 $62,787,608 $62,787,608  
7/25/1986 Heartburn Mark Louis Forman  $5,783,079 $25,314,289 $25,314,289  
6/14/1985 Prizzi's Honor Charley Partanna  $4,234,537 $26,614,323 $26,614,323  
11/23/1983 Terms of Endearment Garrett Breedlove  $3,498,813 $105,237,012 $105,237,012  
1/29/1982 The Border Charlie Smith  $520,837 $6,118,683 $6,118,683 $13,500,000
12/4/1981 Reds Eugene O'Neill  $2,411,083 $50,000,000 $50,000,000 $33,500,000
3/20/1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice Frank Chambers    $12,200,000 $44,200,000 $12,000,000
5/23/1980 The Shining Jack Torrance  $622,337 $44,017,374 $44,017,374 $19,000,000
12/31/1978 Goin South     $0 $0  
1/1/1976 The Missouri Breaks Tom Logan    $14,000,000 $14,000,000  
11/19/1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Randle Patrick McMurphy  $99,761 $108,981,275 $108,981,275 $4,400,000
4/9/1975 Professione: reporter David Locke    $619,744 $619,744  
3/14/1975 Tommy A. Quackson, Mental Health Specialist     $34,251,525 $34,251,525  
6/21/1974 Chinatown J.J. Gittes    $23,169,837 $23,169,837  
1/1/1973 The Last Detail Billy Buddusky    $10,000,000 $10,000,000  
1/1/1971 Carnal Knowledge Jonathan Fuerst    $28,623,000 $28,623,000  
9/12/1970 Five Easy Pieces Robert Dupea    $18,099,091 $18,099,091  
7/14/1969 Easy Rider George Hanson    $41,728,598 $41,728,598  
Movies: 39Totals: $1,957,245,313$3,072,778,210 
  Averages:$6,038,789$50,185,777$78,789,185$22,497,436
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
8/10/1990 The Two Jakes Director $3,729,149 $10,005,969 $10,005,969  
12/31/1978 Goin South Director   $0 $0