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Willie Nelson

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $590,728,148 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,844)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me), Uncle Jesse (The Dukes of Hazzard), Johnny Green (Wag the Dog), The You Shoulda Been There Smoker (Half Baked), Wendell Hickson (The Electric Horseman)
Most productive collaborators: Jay Chandrasekhar, Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Bill Gerber, Eric McLeod

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorInverviewee5$324,991$2,726$327,717
Cameo3$222,995,997$107,643,402$330,639,399
Lead Ensemble Member3$80,270,227$29,578,234$109,848,461
Supporting2$43,093,967$21,194,568$64,288,535
(Unclassified)9$85,469,315$154,721$85,624,036

Career Trend

This graph shows Willie 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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2015 Waiting for the Miracle to Come   $0 $0 $0
7/1/2015 A Poem Is a Naked Person Himself  $96,592 $182 $96,774
6/6/2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Himself  $212,701 $2,544 $215,245
11/1/2013 Angels Sing Nick  $0 $0 $0
3/18/2013 Cheech and Chong's Animated Movie   $0 $0 $0
10/24/2012 The Zen of Bennett Himself  $0 $0 $0
6/3/2011 Building Hope Himself  $4,000 $0 $4,000
12/4/2009 One Peace at a Time Himself  $11,698 $0 $11,698
9/5/2008 Surfer, Dude Farmer Bob  $36,497 $0 $36,497
8/8/2008 Beer for My Horses Charlie  $666,045 $0 $666,045
8/1/2008 Swing Vote Himself  $16,289,867 $1,300,000 $17,589,867
3/13/2007 Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning, The Uncle Jesse  $0 $0 $0
9/8/2006 Broken Bridges   $251,775 $0 $251,775
8/5/2005 The Dukes of Hazzard Uncle Jesse  $80,270,227 $29,578,234 $109,848,461
1/30/2004 The Big Bounce Joe Lurie  $6,471,394 $154,721 $6,626,115
12/31/2000 The Journeyman Samuel Hancock  $0 $0 $0
6/10/1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Himself  $206,040,085 $106,343,402 $312,383,487
1/16/1998 Half Baked The You Shoulda Been There Smoker  $17,394,881 $0 $17,394,881
12/25/1997 Wag the Dog Johnny Green  $43,057,470 $21,194,568 $64,252,038
10/12/1984 Songwriter Doc Jenkins  $865,915 $0 $865,915
7/18/1980 Honeysuckle Rose Buck Bonham  $17,815,212 $0 $17,815,212
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Wendell Hickson  $42,670,138 $0 $42,670,138
Movies: 22Totals:$432,154,497$158,573,651$590,728,148
  Averages:$19,643,386$7,207,893$26,851,279

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/1/2013 Angels Sing $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/5/2005 The Dukes of Hazzard $30,675,314 3,785 $80,270,227 $109,848,461 73.1%
12/31/2000 The Journeyman $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $80,270,227$109,848,461 
 Averages:$10,225,1051,262$26,756,742$36,616,15473.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/5/2008 Surfer, Dude $5,971 69 $36,497 $36,497 100.0%
12/25/1997 Wag the Dog $92,079 1,752 $43,057,470 $64,252,038 67.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $43,093,967$64,288,535 
 Averages:$49,025911$21,546,984$32,144,26883.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,289 $80,270,227
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 28,401-28,500) 28,460 $43,093,967
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,733 $209,158,500
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,181 $329,383,480
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 46,601-46,700) 46,626 $309,293
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 108 $222,995,997
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,022 $432,154,497
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,850 $29,578,234
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 32,201-32,300) 32,229 $21,194,568
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 23,501-23,600) 23,598 $50,930,249
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,297 $157,116,204
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 43,501-43,600) 43,513 $2,726
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 310 $107,643,402
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,301-12,400) 12,312 $158,573,651
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,511 $109,848,461
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 30,801-30,900) 30,839 $64,288,535
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,298 $260,088,749
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,662 $486,499,684
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 47,901-48,000) 47,976 $312,019
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 $330,639,399
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,844 $590,728,148
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 138 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 140 75
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 268 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 240 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 244 17
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 203 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 176 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 57
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 154 $109,848,461
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,031 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,569 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,249 $109,848,461
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 626 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 975 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 750 $109,848,461
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 345 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 384 $109,848,461
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 642 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 885 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 771 $109,848,461
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 342 $80,270,227
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $29,578,234
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 414 $109,848,461


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