Dan Aykroyd

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 58 films, with $3,532,473,869 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #275)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Captain Jesse Thurman (Pearl Harbor), Yogi Bear (Yogi Bear 3D), Don (Tammy), Captain Tucker (I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry), Wade Motch (The Campaign)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Ghostbusters (Screenwriter), Dragnet (Screenwriter), The Blues Brothers (Screenwriter), Coneheads (Screenwriter), Nothing But Trouble (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Eric Brevig, Justin Timberlake, Jeffrey Ventimilia, Anna Faris, Joshua Sternin

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)35$710,514,751$234,583,813$945,098,564
Supporting14$1,075,369,034$629,579,547$1,704,948,581
Leading8$650,656,711$215,738,306$866,395,017
Cameo1$16,031,707$0$16,031,707
In Technical RolesScreenwriter4$374,402,700$53,000,000$427,402,700
Director1$8,479,793$0$8,479,793
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
8/1/2014 Get on Up Ben Bart  $13,585,915 $30,703,100 $32,139,513 $30,000,000
7/2/2014 Tammy Don  $21,577,049 $84,525,432 $92,025,432 $20,000,000
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Scarecrow  $3,747,780 $8,462,347 $8,462,347 $70,000,000
8/10/2012 The Campaign Wade Motch  $26,588,460 $86,907,746 $99,792,028  
12/17/2010 Yogi Bear 3D Yogi Bear  $16,411,322 $100,246,011 $202,284,317 $80,000,000
5/23/2008 War, Inc. The Vice President  $35,336 $580,862 $1,296,184 $10,000,000
7/20/2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Captain Tucker  $34,233,750 $119,725,280 $185,708,462 $85,000,000
7/13/2007 Shortcut to Happiness Julius Jenson    $0 $0  
11/24/2004 Christmas with the Kranks Vic Frohmeyer  $21,570,867 $73,701,902 $96,501,902 $50,000,000
8/20/2004 Bright Young Things Lord Monomark  $46,926 $933,637 $2,682,600  
2/13/2004 50 First Dates Dr. Keats  $39,852,237 $120,776,832 $196,324,496 $75,000,000
2/15/2002 Crossroads Lucy's Dad  $14,527,187 $37,188,667 $57,000,000 $12,000,000
8/24/2001 The Curse of the Jade Scorpion Chris Magruder  $2,459,315 $7,496,522 $18,496,522 $26,000,000
6/8/2001 Evolution Governor of Arizona  $13,408,351 $38,311,134 $98,341,932 $80,000,000
5/25/2001 Pearl Harbor Captain Jesse Thurman  $59,078,912 $198,539,855 $449,239,855 $151,500,000
12/22/2000 The House of Mirth Gus Trenor  $45,039 $3,041,803 $5,141,803 $10,000,000
10/27/2000 Stardom Barry Levine  $6,982 $77,527 $77,527  
7/21/2000 Loser Mr. Tanneck  $6,008,611 $15,464,026 $18,250,106 $20,000,000
12/10/1999 Diamonds Lance  $7,837 $81,897 $81,897 $11,900,000
10/2/1998 Antz Chip  $17,195,160 $90,757,863 $152,457,863 $60,000,000
2/6/1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Elwood Blues  $6,129,615 $14,089,198 $14,089,198  
4/11/1997 Grosse Pointe Blank Grocer  $6,870,397 $28,084,357 $31,070,412 $15,000,000
12/20/1996 My Fellow Americans William Haney  $2,860,334 $22,331,846 $22,331,846 $21,500,000
9/13/1996 Feeling Minnesota Ben Costikyan  $1,598,051 $3,124,440 $3,752,446  
4/19/1996 Celtic Pride Jimmy Flaherty  $3,809,248 $9,240,378 $9,240,378  
4/12/1996 Getting Away with Murder Jack Lambert  $127,691 $197,322 $197,322  
3/29/1996 Sgt. Bilko Colonel Hall  $8,110,080 $30,356,589 $37,956,589 $39,000,000
9/22/1995 Canadian Bacon (uncredited) Highway Patrolman    $178,104 $178,104  
3/31/1995 Tommy Boy Zalinsky  $8,027,843 $32,648,673 $32,648,673  
10/14/1994 Exit to Eden Fred Lavery  $3,012,695 $6,813,570 $6,813,570  
7/22/1994 North Pa Tex  $3,036,050 $6,583,223 $6,583,223  
2/11/1994 My Girl 2 Henry Sultenfuss  $5,012,295 $16,559,100 $16,559,100  
7/23/1993 Coneheads Beldar   $7,100,501 $21,153,686 $21,153,686  
12/25/1992 Chaplin Mack Sennett    $9,289,349 $9,289,349  
9/9/1992 Sneakers Mother  $10,031,145 $51,433,000 $51,433,000  
1/1/1992 This is My Life Arnold Moss    $2,922,094 $2,922,094  
11/27/1991 My Girl Henry Sultenfuss  $12,391,783 $58,011,485 $58,011,485  
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Judge Alvin 'J.P.' Valkenheiser & Bobo  $3,966,240 $8,479,793 $8,479,793  
2/9/1990 Loose Cannons Ellis  $2,239,830 $4,463,085 $4,463,085  
12/13/1989 Driving Miss Daisy Boolie Werthan    $106,593,296 $106,593,296 $7,500,000
6/16/1989 Ghostbusters II Doctor Raymond Stantz  $29,472,894 $112,494,738 $215,500,000  
12/9/1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien Steven Mills  $2,066,980 $13,854,000 $13,854,000 $16,000,000
7/22/1988 Caddyshack II Capt. Tom Everett  $4,436,330 $11,798,302 $11,798,302  
6/17/1988 The Great Outdoors Roman  $6,121,115 $41,455,230 $41,455,230  
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby (uncredited) Cameo at end  $3,827,520 $16,031,707 $16,031,707  
1/15/1988 The Couch Trip John Burns  $3,351,891 $11,005,304 $11,005,304  
6/26/1987 Dragnet Friday  $10,542,669 $57,387,000 $57,387,000  
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us Austin Millbarge  $8,614,039 $59,526,202 $59,526,202  
2/22/1985 Into the Night Herb  $86,923 $6,720,160 $6,720,160  
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters Doctor Raymond Stantz  $13,612,564 $238,632,124 $291,632,124 $30,000,000
5/23/1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Weber  $25,337,110 $179,880,271 $333,080,271 $28,000,000
6/24/1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Passenger/Ambulance Driver (Prologue/Segment #4)  $6,614,366 $29,500,000 $29,500,000 $10,000,000
6/8/1983 Trading Places Louis Winthorpe III  $7,348,200 $90,400,000 $90,400,000  
5/6/1983 Doctor Detroit Clifford Skridlow  $3,295,722 $10,400,000 $10,400,000  
10/29/1982 It Came From Hollywood Himself  $1,095,003 $2,091,037 $2,091,037  
12/18/1981 Neighbors Vic  $6,481,386 $29,916,207 $29,916,207  
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Elwood   $4,858,152 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 $27,000,000
12/14/1979 1941 Sergeant Frank Tree  $2,701,898 $34,175,000 $94,875,000 $32,000,000
Movies: 58Totals: $2,452,572,203$3,532,473,869 
  Averages:$8,871,993$42,285,728$60,904,722$17,541,379
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
7/23/1993 Coneheads Screenwriter $7,100,501 $21,153,686 $21,153,686  
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Director $3,966,240 $8,479,793 $8,479,793  
6/26/1987 Dragnet Screenwriter $10,542,669 $57,387,000 $57,387,000  
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters Screenwriter $13,612,564 $238,632,124 $291,632,124 $30,000,000
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Screenwriter $4,858,152 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 $27,000,000