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Rick Moranis

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $1,764,816,268 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,327)
Best-known acting roles: Louis Tully/Vinz Clortho (the Key Master) (Ghostbusters), Tuke (Brother Bear), Barney Rubble (The Flintstones), Wayne Szalinski (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids), Louis Tully (Ghostbusters II)
Best-known technical roles: The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (Director)
Most productive collaborators: John Goodman, Brian Levant, Tom S. Parker, Joe Johnston, Elizabeth Perkins

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$263,297,910$319,944,620$583,242,530
Supporting1$242,212,467$53,000,000$295,212,467
Lead Ensemble Member1$100,047,830$26,250,000$126,297,830
(Unclassified)15$486,996,658$273,066,783$760,063,441
In Technical RolesDirector1$7,035,618$0$7,035,618

Career Trend

This graph shows Rick Moranis’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Home Market Releases for March 1st, 2016

March 2nd, 2016

Strange Brew

There are some really good releases on this week's Home Market Release Report, including many that either won or were competing for Oscars, like Creed, Room, etc. However, once you get past the cream of the crop, there isn't much in the way of depth. Most of the Oscar contenders are Pick of the Week Contenders, but the best release by far is The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew on Blu-ray. This is the greatest movie ever made. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Disney Double-Shot Triple-Shot

March 10th, 2013

This week there are three Disney Blu-ray Double-Shots coming out. This includes one that I've previously reviewed on DVD, but two that I missed the first time around. Each film includes a major theatrical release, plus the direct-to-DVD sequels. How many of the theatrical releases are worth owning? Are any of the direct-to-DVD sequels worth picking up? Are the double-shots worth the money? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/24/2003 Brother Bear Tuke  $85,336,277 $165,061,521 $250,397,798
1/26/1996 Big Bully David Leary  $2,042,530 $0 $2,042,530
10/14/1994 Little Giants Danny O'Shea  $19,306,362 $0 $19,306,362
5/27/1994 The Flintstones Barney Rubble  $130,531,208 $227,968,792 $358,500,000
4/30/1993 Splitting Heirs Henry Bullock  $3,246,063 $0 $3,246,063
7/17/1992 Honey I Blew Up the Kid Wayne Szalinski  $58,662,452 $0 $58,662,452
2/8/1991 L.A. Story Gravedigger (uncredited)  $28,854,480 $0 $28,854,480
8/17/1990 My Blue Heaven Barney Coopersmith  $23,591,472 $0 $23,591,472
8/2/1989 Parenthood Nathan Merrick  $100,047,830 $26,250,000 $126,297,830
6/23/1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Wayne Szalinski  $130,724,172 $91,975,828 $222,700,000
6/16/1989 Ghostbusters II Louis Tully  $112,494,738 $103,005,262 $215,500,000
6/24/1987 Spaceballs Lord Dark Helmet  $38,119,483 $0 $38,119,483
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Seymour Krelborn  $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
7/11/1986 Club Paradise Barry Nye  $12,308,521 $0 $12,308,521
1/3/1986 Head Office Howard Gross  $3,393,807 $0 $3,393,807
5/22/1985 Brewster's Millions Morty King  $40,800,000 $5,000,000 $45,800,000
9/28/1984 The Wild Life Harry  $9,500,000 $0 $9,500,000
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters Louis Tully/Vinz Clortho (the Key Master)  $242,212,467 $53,000,000 $295,212,467
6/1/1984 Streets of Fire Billy Fish, Ellen Aim's Manager  $5,600,000 $0 $5,600,000
8/19/1983 The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie… Bob McKenzie  $7,035,618 $0 $7,035,618
Movies: 20Totals:$1,092,554,865$672,261,403$1,764,816,268
  Averages:$54,627,743$33,613,070$88,240,813

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/26/1996 Big Bully $1,131,094 1,143 $2,042,530 $2,042,530 100.0%
5/27/1994 The Flintstones $37,182,745 2,587 $130,531,208 $358,500,000 36.4%
8/2/1989 Parenthood $10,506,450 1,399 $100,047,830 $126,297,830 79.2%
6/23/1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids $14,262,961 1,498 $130,724,172 $222,700,000 58.7%
Movies: 4Totals:  $363,345,740$709,540,360 
 Averages:$15,770,8131,657$90,836,435$177,385,09068.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/8/1984 Ghostbusters $13,612,564 1,506 $242,212,467 $295,212,467 82.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $242,212,467$295,212,467 
 Averages:$13,612,5641,506$242,212,467$295,212,46782.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 460 $363,345,740
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,339 $242,212,467
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 648 $1,092,554,865
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 625 $603,515,677
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 828 $1,092,554,865
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 604 $346,194,620
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 23,401-23,500) 23,402 $53,000,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,016 $672,261,403
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,286 $399,194,620
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,492 $672,261,403
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 538 $709,540,360
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 11,001-11,100) 11,009 $295,212,467
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,071 $1,764,816,268
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 915 $1,002,710,297
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,327 $1,764,816,268
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 22 187
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 25 187
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 24 187
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office 64 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office 56 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office 66 96
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 334 $232,814,532
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 67 $130,531,208
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 656 $118,225,828
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 39 $227,968,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 482 $351,040,360
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 45 $358,500,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $363,345,740
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 428 $346,194,620
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $709,540,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 554 $100,047,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $130,724,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $2,042,530
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 114 $130,531,208
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,031 $26,250,000
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 212 $91,975,828
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 93 $227,968,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 698 $126,297,830
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $222,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 660 $2,042,530
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies 95 $358,500,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 442 $130,724,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 112 $232,621,568
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 645 $91,975,828
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 62 $254,218,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 552 $222,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 88 $486,840,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 588 $100,047,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 179 $263,297,910
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 929 $26,250,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 204 $319,944,620
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 748 $126,297,830
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 190 $583,242,530
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 297 $130,724,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 747 $2,042,530
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies 91 $230,579,038
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 324 $91,975,828
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 113 $254,218,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 311 $222,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 751 $2,042,530
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies 98 $484,797,830

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/19/1983 The Adventures of Bob & Doug Mc… Director $7,035,618 $0 $7,035,618
Movies: 1Totals:$7,035,618$0$7,035,618
  Averages:$7,035,618$0$7,035,618

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,509 $7,035,618
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,231 $7,035,618


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