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Hal Needham

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $350,465,707 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #414)
Best-known technical roles: The Cannonball Run (Director), Megaforce (Director), Body Slam (Director), Cannonball Run II (Director), Hooper (Director)
Best-known acting roles: Ambulance EMT (The Cannonball Run), Man Punching Stroker into Ladies Room (Stroker Ace), Yankee corporal at river crossing (The Undefeated), Hite (The War Wagon)
Most productive collaborators: Marty Eli Schwartz, Jackie Chan, Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)4$84,498,710$0$84,498,710
In Technical RolesDirector9$350,465,707$0$350,465,707

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 18,601-18,700) 18,630 $84,498,710
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 29,901-30,000) 29,963 $84,498,710
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 227 $350,465,707
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 $350,465,707

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/1/1983 Stroker Ace Man Punching Stroker into Ladies Room  $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
6/19/1981 The Cannonball Run Ambulance EMT  $57,498,710 $0 $57,498,710
1/1/1969 The Undefeated Yankee corporal at river crossing  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
5/27/1967 The War Wagon Hite  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
Movies: 4Totals:$84,498,710$0$84,498,710
  Averages:$21,124,678$0$21,124,678


Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/21/1986 Body Slam Director $14,926 $0 $14,926
3/21/1986 Rad Director $2,015,882 $0 $2,015,882
6/29/1984 Cannonball Run II Director $28,100,000 $0 $28,100,000
7/1/1983 Stroker Ace Director $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
6/25/1982 Megaforce Director $5,675,599 $0 $5,675,599
6/19/1981 The Cannonball Run Director $57,498,710 $0 $57,498,710
8/15/1980 Smokey and the Bandit II Director $66,132,626 $0 $66,132,626
7/28/1978 Hooper Director $51,290,536 $0 $51,290,536
5/27/1977 Smokey and the Bandit Director $126,737,428 $0 $126,737,428
Movies: 9Totals:$350,465,707$0$350,465,707
  Averages:$38,940,634$0$38,940,634

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/21/1986 Body Slam $4,520 13 $14,926 $14,926 100.0%
3/21/1986 Rad $0 700 $2,015,882 $2,015,882 100.0%
6/29/1984 Cannonball Run II $8,323,948 1,845 $28,100,000 $28,100,000 100.0%
7/1/1983 Stroker Ace $4,668,135 1,385 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 100.0%
6/25/1982 Megaforce $2,350,021 1,193 $5,675,599 $5,675,599 100.0%
6/19/1981 The Cannonball Run $11,765,654 1,692 $57,498,710 $57,498,710 100.0%
8/15/1980 Smokey and the Bandit II $10,883,835 1,196 $66,132,626 $66,132,626 100.0%
7/28/1978 Hooper $0 0 $51,290,536 $51,290,536 100.0%
5/27/1977 Smokey and the Bandit $1,728,060 498 $126,737,428 $126,737,428 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $350,465,707$350,465,707 
 Averages:$4,413,797947$38,940,634$38,940,634100.0%


Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 227 $350,465,707
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 $350,465,707


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