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John Travolta

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 42 films, with $3,908,183,256 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #36)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Woody Stevens (Wild Hogs), Famous Goldmember (Austin Powers in Goldmember), Bolt (Bolt), Edna Turnblad (Hairspray), Ryder (The Taking of Pelham 123)
Most productive collaborators: Chris Williams, Miley Cyrus, Byron Howard, Adam Shankman, Susie Essman

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  4. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading42$2,227,622,060$1,680,561,196$3,908,183,256
Supporting5$211,540,640$172,029,313$383,569,953
Cameo1$213,117,789$79,620,837$292,738,626
Lead Ensemble Member1$47,323,100$33,271,760$80,594,860
(Unclassified)3$0$0$0
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$0$97,379$97,379

Limited and VOD Releases: These Limited Releases are Legendary

November 20th, 2015

Carol

There are three or four films on this week's list vying for Awards Season Glory, but of these three, Carol has by far the best shot at picking up major nominations. In fact, it is considered a favorite for five major nominations, including Best Picture. Will it win any of these? Getting off to a fast start in limited release will help its chances. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 20th, 2013

August 20th, 2013

The home market is rather slow this week with Epic the only first run release of note. (Scary Movie 5 is very unnoteworthy. Fortunately, there are some good TV on DVD releases worth checking out, like Revenge: The Complete Second Season and NCIS: Season Ten. In the end, I went with Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray Combo Pack for Pick of the Week. More...

Limited Releases come with Terms and Conditions

July 12th, 2013

There are nine films on this week's list, including four that are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. It is unlikely that all of them will find success, as the competition is high. Both Terms and Conditions May Apply and The Hunt should do well, but will have trouble expanding. On the other hand, I don't think strong reviews will translate into ticket sales for Crystal Fairy. This leaves Fruitvale Station as the best bet. Then again, predicting limited release success is even harder than predicting box office numbers for wide releases. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2017 Gotti   $0 $0 $0
4/15/2016 I Am Wrath Stanley Hill  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2015 Life on the Line   $0 $0 $0
11/20/2015 Criminal Activities Eddie  $0 $97,379 $97,379
4/24/2015 The Forger Raymond J. Cutter  $0 $136,525 $136,525
7/12/2013 Killing Season Emil Kovac  $0 $48,922 $48,922
7/6/2012 Savages Dennis  $47,323,100 $33,271,760 $80,594,860
2/5/2010 From Paris With Love Charlie Wax  $24,077,427 $29,061,741 $53,139,168
11/25/2009 Old Dogs   $49,492,060 $45,612,244 $95,104,304
6/12/2009 The Taking of Pelham 123 Ryder  $65,452,312 $86,912,058 $152,364,370
11/21/2008 Bolt Bolt  $114,053,759 $213,961,450 $328,015,209
7/20/2007 Hairspray Edna Turnblad  $118,871,849 $84,000,000 $202,871,849
4/13/2007 Lonely Hearts Elmer C. Robinson  $188,565 $0 $188,565
3/2/2007 Wild Hogs Woody Stevens  $168,213,584 $85,341,799 $253,555,383
9/23/2005 Magnificent Desolation James Irwin  $34,126,126 $5,720,770 $39,846,896
3/4/2005 Be Cool Chili Palmer  $55,849,401 $39,094,616 $94,944,017
12/29/2004 A Love Song for Bobby Long Bobby Long  $159,171 $824,328 $983,499
10/1/2004 Ladder 49 Chief Kennedy  $74,541,707 $27,791,141 $102,332,848
4/16/2004 The Punisher Howard Saint  $33,571,379 $20,869,404 $54,440,783
3/28/2003 Basic Hardy  $26,599,248 $15,999,250 $42,598,498
7/25/2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Famous Goldmember  $213,117,789 $79,620,837 $292,738,626
11/2/2001 Domestic Disturbance Frank Morrison  $45,207,112 $9,000,000 $54,207,112
6/8/2001 Swordfish Gabriel Shear  $69,772,969 $77,307,444 $147,080,413
10/27/2000 Lucky Numbers Russ Richards  $10,014,234 $0 $10,014,234
5/12/2000 Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year… Terl  $21,471,685 $8,253,978 $29,725,663
6/18/1999 The General's Daughter Warrant Officer Paul Brenner  $102,705,852 $47,000,000 $149,705,852
12/25/1998 A Civil Action Jan Schlichtmann  $56,702,901 $0 $56,702,901
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line Brig. Gen. Quintard  $36,385,763 $61,308,543 $97,694,306
3/20/1998 Primary Colors Jack Stanton  $38,966,057 $0 $38,966,057
11/7/1997 Mad City Sam Baily  $10,556,196 $0 $10,556,196
8/27/1997 She's So Lovely Joey  $7,221,836 $0 $7,221,836
6/27/1997 Face/Off Sean Archer  $112,276,146 $128,923,854 $241,200,000
12/25/1996 Michael Michael  $95,345,070 $24,400,000 $119,745,070
7/5/1996 Phenomenon George Malley  $104,636,382 $47,400,000 $152,036,382
2/9/1996 Broken Arrow Vic Deakins  $70,640,985 $77,700,000 $148,340,985
12/1/1995 White Man's Burden Louis Pinnock  $3,622,433 $0 $3,622,433
10/20/1995 Get Shorty Chili Palmer  $71,752,669 $43,000,000 $114,752,669
10/14/1994 Pulp Fiction Vincent Vega  $107,928,762 $105,000,000 $212,928,762
11/5/1993 Look Who's Talking Now James Ubriacco  $10,172,124 $0 $10,172,124
12/31/1991 Eyes of an Angel   $0 $0 $0
10/4/1991 Shout Jack Cabe  $3,463,620 $0 $3,463,620
12/14/1990 Look Who's Talking Too James Ubriacco  $46,614,448 $0 $46,614,448
10/13/1989 Look Who's Talking James  $140,088,813 $157,011,187 $297,100,000
1/1/1989 The Experts Travis  $169,203 $0 $169,203
6/7/1985 Perfect Adam Lawrence  $12,918,858 $0 $12,918,858
12/16/1983 Two of a Kind Zack  $23,646,952 $0 $23,646,952
7/15/1983 Staying Alive Tony Manero  $63,841,474 $62,200,000 $126,041,474
7/24/1981 Blow Out Jack  $13,747,234 $0 $13,747,234
6/6/1980 Urban Cowboy Buford "Bud" Van Davis  $46,918,287 $0 $46,918,287
6/16/1978 Grease Danny Zuko  $181,813,770 $205,700,000 $387,513,770
12/16/1977 Saturday Night Fever Tony Manero  $139,486,124 $142,913,876 $282,400,000
11/16/1976 Carrie Billy Nolan  $25,878,153 $0 $25,878,153
Movies: 52Totals:$2,699,603,589$1,965,483,106$4,665,086,695
  Averages:$51,915,454$37,797,752$89,713,206
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/20/2015 Criminal Activities Executive Producer $0 $97,379 $97,379
Movies: 1Totals:$0$97,379$97,379
  Averages:$0$97,379$97,379