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Judd Nelson

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $99,816,200 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #25,296)
Best-known acting roles: Nick Peretti (New Jack City), Sheriff (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back), John Bender (The Breakfast Club), Alec Newbary (St. Elmo’s Fire), Ken Knowles (Light It Up)
Most productive collaborators: Kevin Smith, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Scott Mosier, Jonathan Gordon

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$96,113,186$3,703,014$99,816,200
Leading8$73,973,646$0$73,973,646
Lead Ensemble Member2$37,800,000$0$37,800,000
Cameo1$82,000$0$82,000
(Unclassified)2$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Judd Nelson’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/3/2018 Billionaire Boys Club Ryan Hunt  $0 $0 $0
11/4/2016 Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story Sid Dalton  $0 $0 $0
5/1/2015 Private Number Sheriff Garrett Stance  $0 $0 $0
3/28/2014 Road to the Open Life Coach  $0 $0 $0
2/14/2014 Down and Dangerous   $0 $0 $0
2/7/2014 Nurse 3D Dr. Morris  $0 $0 $0
12/7/2012 Bad Kids Go to Hell Headmaster Nash  $0 $0 $0
8/24/2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Sheriff  $30,059,386 $3,703,014 $33,762,400
11/10/1999 Light It Up Ken Knowles  $5,871,603 $0 $5,871,603
8/15/1997 Steel Nathaniel Burke  $1,686,429 $0 $1,686,429
12/31/1994 Hail Caesar   $0 $0 $0
8/5/1994 Airheads Jimmie Wing  $5,021,868 $0 $5,021,868
3/8/1991 New Jack City Nick Peretti  $47,624,253 $0 $47,624,253
5/11/1990 Far Out Man Himself  $82,000 $0 $82,000
8/29/1989 Relentless Arthur Taylor  $6,985,999 $0 $6,985,999
2/6/1987 From the Hip Robin Weathers  $9,518,342 $0 $9,518,342
8/8/1986 The Transformers: The Movie Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime  $5,849,647 $0 $5,849,647
5/2/1986 Blue City Billy Turner  $6,947,000 $0 $6,947,000
6/28/1985 St. Elmo’s Fire Alec Newbary  $37,800,000 $0 $37,800,000
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club John Bender  $45,875,171 $0 $45,875,171
1/25/1985 Fandango Phil Hicks  $86,134 $0 $86,134
5/18/1984 Making the Grade Eddie Keaton  $4,561,000 $0 $4,561,000
Movies: 22Totals:$207,968,832$3,703,014$211,671,846
  Averages:$9,453,129$168,319$9,621,448

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/4/2016 Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/1/2015 Private Number $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/28/2014 Road to the Open $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/29/1989 Relentless $2,838,177 836 $6,985,999 $6,985,999 100.0%
2/6/1987 From the Hip $2,645,437 971 $9,518,342 $9,518,342 100.0%
5/2/1986 Blue City $2,748,096 1,050 $6,947,000 $6,947,000 100.0%
6/28/1985 St. Elmo’s Fire $6,128,157 1,207 $37,800,000 $37,800,000 100.0%
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club $5,107,599 1,118 $45,875,171 $45,875,171 100.0%
1/25/1985 Fandango $50,437 27 $86,134 $86,134 100.0%
5/18/1984 Making the Grade $1,760,856 1,197 $4,561,000 $4,561,000 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $111,773,646$111,773,646 
 Averages:$2,127,876641$11,177,365$11,177,365100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/14/2014 Down and Dangerous $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/7/2014 Nurse 3D $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/7/2012 Bad Kids Go to Hell $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/24/2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back $11,018,543 2,765 $30,059,386 $33,762,400 89.0%
11/10/1999 Light It Up $2,408,613 1,254 $5,871,603 $5,871,603 100.0%
8/15/1997 Steel $870,068 1,260 $1,686,429 $1,686,429 100.0%
8/5/1994 Airheads $1,911,739 1,228 $5,021,868 $5,021,868 100.0%
3/8/1991 New Jack City $7,039,622 905 $47,624,253 $47,624,253 100.0%
8/8/1986 The Transformers: The Movie $1,779,559 990 $5,849,647 $5,849,647 100.0%
Movies: 9Totals:  $96,113,186$99,816,200 
 Averages:$2,780,905934$10,679,243$11,090,68998.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,066 $111,773,646
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,901-15,000) 14,997 $96,113,186
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,768 $207,886,832
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,762 $37,886,134
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 31,901-32,000) 31,985 $30,059,386
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,471 $82,000
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,525 $207,968,832
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 39,901-40,000) 39,957 $3,703,014
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 40,801-40,900) 40,852 $3,703,014
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 36,301-36,400) 36,332 $3,703,014
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 43,001-43,100) 43,072 $3,703,014
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,500 $111,773,646
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 25,201-25,300) 25,296 $99,816,200
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,701-14,800) 14,768 $211,589,846
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,785 $37,886,134
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 35,401-35,500) 35,483 $33,762,400
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,498 $82,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,001-16,100) 16,091 $211,671,846
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 28 163
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 26 163
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 31 163
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 651 $104,826,646
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 880 $6,947,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 978 $104,826,646
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 1,000 $6,947,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 842 $111,773,646
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,238 $111,773,646
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 503 $111,687,512
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 984 $86,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 742 $111,687,512
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,122 $86,134
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 546 $6,947,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 426 $60,040,647
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 447 $37,800,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 464 $6,985,999
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 695 $6,947,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 572 $60,040,647
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 624 $37,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 529 $6,985,999
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $83,675,171
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,170 $86,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 700 $83,675,171
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,215 $86,134
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 752 $86,134
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 349 $45,875,171
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $37,800,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $6,947,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 751 $86,134
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $45,875,171
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 452 $37,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 514 $6,947,000


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