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Nick Nolte

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 66 films, with $2,971,103,617 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #581)
Best-known acting roles: Vincent (Over the Hedge), Samyaza (Noah), Four Leaf Tayback (Tropic Thunder), David Banner (Hulk), Bernie the Gorilla Voice (Zookeeper)
Most productive collaborators: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Connelly, Karey Kirkpatrick, Russell Crowe, Darren Aronofsky

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting13$634,989,112$802,018,913$1,437,008,025
Leading10$246,568,797$143,401,542$389,970,339
Lead Ensemble Member3$237,420,734$307,786,450$545,207,184
Cameo2$21,706,101$7,170,601$28,876,702
(Unclassified)38$483,589,096$86,452,271$570,041,367

Career Trend

This graph shows Nick Nolte’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


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Noah

July 27th, 2014

Noah was a risky movie to make. It is a Bible Epic, which is to say, it uses a Bible story to tell an epic movie, as opposed to a faith-based film aimed at churchgoers. It was bound to offend that target audience, while being based on the Bible was bound to turn off those who get annoyed at those who get offended by films like Noah. Should either of these audiences give the film a second chance? Will it appeal to churchgoers? Is it an entertaining film, even for those who don't believe? More...

Limited Releases: Looking for the Perfect Limited Release

April 11th, 2014

Perfect Sisters poster

This weekend is almost as busy for limited releases as last week, and on the plus side, there are a handful of films that are worth checking out. Only Lovers Left Alive and Joe are both earning great reviews. On the other hand, Only Lovers Left Alive is probably too "Art House" to thrive, while Joe is opening too wide and on Video on Demand, so its box office chances are also limited. Dancing in Jaffa is earning perfect reviews, but documentaries rarely have breakout success. Finally, Disco Singh could be a surprise hit, as it could be on track to break records in its native India. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Honey in the Head   $0 $0 $0
12/11/2015 The Ridiculous 6   $0 $0 $0
10/23/2015 Asthma Werewolf  $0 $0 $0
9/2/2015 A Walk in the Woods Stephen Katz  $29,499,394 $5,726,433 $35,225,827
8/14/2015 Return to Sender Mitchell Wells  $0 $92,276 $92,276
3/13/2015 Run All Night Eddie Conlon  $26,461,644 $40,500,000 $66,961,644
4/11/2014 Hateship Loveship Mr. McCauley  $51,610 $0 $51,610
3/28/2014 Noah Samyaza  $101,200,044 $251,631,021 $352,831,065
4/5/2013 The Company You Keep Donal Fitzgerald  $5,132,442 $8,500,007 $13,632,449
1/25/2013 Parker Hurley  $17,616,641 $30,926,747 $48,543,388
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad Chief Parker  $46,000,903 $58,100,000 $104,100,903
9/9/2011 Warrior Paddy Conlon  $13,657,115 $10,558,270 $24,215,385
7/8/2011 Zookeeper Bernie the Gorilla Voice  $80,360,866 $90,444,659 $170,805,525
4/8/2011 Arthur Burt Johnson  $33,035,397 $14,752,546 $47,787,943
7/30/2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Butch  $43,585,753 $69,440,630 $113,026,383
4/10/2009 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh   $80,283 $0 $80,283
8/13/2008 Tropic Thunder Four Leaf Tayback  $110,515,313 $80,629,943 $191,145,256
2/29/2008 Chicago 10 Himself  $176,545 $0 $176,545
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Mulgrath  $71,195,053 $91,644,614 $162,839,667
5/4/2007 Paris, je t'aime Vincent  $4,857,374 $317,714 $5,175,088
12/8/2006 Off the Black Ray Cook  $148,872 $0 $148,872
6/2/2006 Peaceful Warrior Socrates  $2,893,666 $366,513 $3,260,179
5/19/2006 Over the Hedge Vincent  $155,019,340 $188,377,907 $343,397,247
4/28/2006 Clean Albrecht Hauser  $138,711 $0 $138,711
12/31/2005 Neverwas Mattieu  $0 $0 $0
7/8/2005 The Beautiful Country Steve  $442,646 $432,462 $875,108
12/22/2004 Hotel Rwanda Colonel Oliver  $23,519,128 $13,002,095 $36,521,223
4/21/2004 This So-Called Disaster Himself  $45,195 $0 $45,195
7/11/2003 Northfork Father Harlan  $1,420,578 $24,562 $1,445,140
6/20/2003 Hulk David Banner  $132,177,234 $112,898,200 $245,075,434
4/2/2003 The Good Thief Bob Montagnet  $3,517,797 $2,942,961 $6,460,758
4/27/2001 The Golden Bowl Adam Verver  $3,037,579 $0 $3,037,579
6/28/2000 Trixie Sen. Drummond Avery  $291,022 $0 $291,022
12/17/1999 Simpatico Vinnie  $902,144 $0 $902,144
9/17/1999 Breakfast of Champions Harry Le Sabre  $178,287 $0 $178,287
12/30/1998 Affliction Wade Whitehouse  $6,330,054 $0 $6,330,054
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line Tall, Gordon M L, Lt. Col, 1st Bn Cmdg  $36,400,491 $61,308,543 $97,709,034
4/17/1998 Nightwatch Inspector Cray  $1,278,516 $0 $1,278,516
12/26/1997 Afterglow Lucky (Fix-It) Mann  $2,537,428 $0 $2,537,428
10/3/1997 U-Turn Jake McKenna  $6,690,074 $0 $6,690,074
11/1/1996 Mother Night Howard Campbell  $363,905 $0 $363,905
4/26/1996 Mulholland Falls Hoover  $11,504,190 $0 $11,504,190
3/31/1995 Jefferson in Paris Thomas Jefferson  $2,461,628 $0 $2,461,628
6/29/1994 I Love Trouble Peter Brackett  $30,806,194 $31,141,073 $61,947,267
2/18/1994 Blue Chips Pete Bell  $22,359,041 $0 $22,359,041
2/4/1994 I'll Do Anything Matt Hobbs  $10,209,111 $0 $10,209,111
12/30/1992 Lorenzo’s Oil Augusto Odone  $7,144,115 $0 $7,144,115
4/10/1992 The Player Himself  $21,706,101 $7,170,601 $28,876,702
12/25/1991 The Prince of Tides Tom Wingo  $74,787,599 $0 $74,787,599
11/15/1991 Cape Fear Sam Bowden  $79,091,969 $103,200,000 $182,291,969
6/8/1990 Another 48 Hrs. Jack Cates  $80,047,413 $72,700,000 $152,747,413
4/27/1990 Q & A Detective Lieutenant Mike Brennan  $11,207,000 $0 $11,207,000
1/19/1990 Everybody Wins Tom O'Toole  $1,299,327 $0 $1,299,327
3/3/1989 Farewell to the King Learoyd  $2,361,132 $0 $2,361,132
3/1/1989 New York Stories Lionel Dobie  $10,763,469 $0 $10,763,469
1/27/1989 Three Fugitives Lucas  $40,590,000 $0 $40,590,000
10/16/1987 Weeds Lee Umstetter  $1,113,222 $0 $1,113,222
4/24/1987 Extreme Prejudice Jack Benteen  $11,307,844 $0 $11,307,844
1/31/1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills Jerry Baskin  $62,134,225 $0 $62,134,225
10/5/1984 Teachers Alex Hurel  $27,700,000 $0 $27,700,000
10/21/1983 Under Fire Russell Price  $5,700,000 $0 $5,700,000
12/8/1982 48 Hrs. Jack Cates  $75,936,265 $0 $75,936,265
2/12/1982 Cannery Row Doc  $2,638,311 $0 $2,638,311
1/18/1980 Heart Beat Neal Cassady  $954,046 $0 $954,046
8/3/1979 North Dallas Forty Phillip Elliott   $19,010,710 $0 $19,010,710
6/17/1977 The Deep David Sanders  $50,681,884 $0 $50,681,884
Movies: 66Totals:$1,624,273,840$1,346,829,777$2,971,103,617
  Averages:$24,610,210$20,406,512$45,016,721

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/2/2015 A Walk in the Woods $8,246,267 2,158 $29,499,394 $35,225,827 83.7%
1/11/2013 Gangster Squad $17,070,347 3,103 $46,000,903 $104,100,903 44.2%
6/2/2006 Peaceful Warrior $80,602 615 $2,893,666 $3,260,179 88.8%
5/19/2006 Over the Hedge $38,457,003 4,093 $155,019,340 $343,397,247 45.1%
7/11/2003 Northfork $61,481 71 $1,420,578 $1,445,140 98.3%
4/2/2003 The Good Thief $131,580 222 $3,517,797 $6,460,758 54.4%
12/23/1998 The Thin Red Line $223,548 1,657 $36,400,491 $97,709,034 37.3%
10/3/1997 U-Turn $2,730,440 1,311 $6,690,074 $6,690,074 100.0%
4/26/1996 Mulholland Falls $4,306,221 1,625 $11,504,190 $11,504,190 100.0%
6/29/1994 I Love Trouble $7,827,002 1,746 $30,806,194 $61,947,267 49.7%
11/15/1991 Cape Fear $10,261,025 1,707 $79,091,969 $182,291,969 43.4%
1/31/1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills $5,726,495 1,082 $62,134,225 $62,134,225 100.0%
8/3/1979 North Dallas Forty $2,787,479 0 $19,010,710 $19,010,710 100.0%
Movies: 13Totals:  $483,989,531$935,177,523 
 Averages:$7,531,4991,492$37,229,964$71,936,73372.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/14/2015 Return to Sender $0 0 $0 $92,276 0.0%
3/13/2015 Run All Night $11,012,305 3,171 $26,461,644 $66,961,644 39.5%
4/11/2014 Hateship Loveship $6,464 16 $51,610 $51,610 100.0%
3/28/2014 Noah $43,720,472 3,571 $101,200,044 $352,831,065 28.7%
4/5/2013 The Company You Keep $131,718 807 $5,132,442 $13,632,449 37.6%
1/25/2013 Parker $7,008,222 2,238 $17,616,641 $48,543,388 36.3%
9/9/2011 Warrior $5,242,107 1,883 $13,657,115 $24,215,385 56.4%
7/8/2011 Zookeeper $20,065,617 3,482 $80,360,866 $170,805,525 47.0%
4/8/2011 Arthur $12,222,756 3,276 $33,035,397 $47,787,943 69.1%
7/30/2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore $12,279,363 3,705 $43,585,753 $113,026,383 38.6%
8/13/2008 Tropic Thunder $25,812,796 3,473 $110,515,313 $191,145,256 57.8%
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles $19,004,058 3,847 $71,195,053 $162,839,667 43.7%
6/20/2003 Hulk $62,128,420 3,674 $132,177,234 $245,075,434 53.9%
Movies: 13Totals:  $634,989,112$1,437,008,025 
 Averages:$16,818,0232,549$48,845,316$110,539,07946.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 343 $483,989,531
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,116 $634,989,112
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 460 $1,252,230,182
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 446 $786,347,443
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,309 $232,212,948
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,050 $21,706,101
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 394 $1,624,273,840
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 483 $451,187,992
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,427 $802,018,913
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,246 $899,751,366
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 657 $761,536,193
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,271 $387,754,973
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 962 $7,170,601
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 846 $1,346,829,777
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 410 $935,177,523
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,205 $1,437,008,025
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 764 $2,151,981,548
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 543 $1,547,883,636
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,664 $619,967,921
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,083 $28,876,702
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 581 $2,971,103,617
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 146 62
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 62
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 78 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 82 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 65 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 82 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 74 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office 77 89
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 120 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 177 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 187 42
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 424 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 408 30
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 334 46
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 524 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 562 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 438 26
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 419 26
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 392 26
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 136 66
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 403 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 390 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 363 34
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,089 $43,730,962
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 520 $45,984,231
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $155,019,340
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Remake Movies (Rank 101-200) 106 $82,609,766
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies 65 $75,500,297
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 20 $62,134,225
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,147 $31,165,635
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $61,675,056
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $188,377,907
Top International Leading Stars for Remake Movies 67 $106,142,961
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies 59 $63,826,433
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,168 $74,896,597
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 457 $107,659,287
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 140 $343,397,247
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Remake Movies 86 $188,752,727
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies 70 $139,326,730
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 38 $62,134,225
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 388 $309,959,481
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 101-200) 187 $155,019,340
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 499 $262,810,085
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 229 $188,377,907
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 443 $572,769,566
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $343,397,247
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 321 $182,240,259
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 209 $155,019,340
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 458 $12,924,768
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies 81 $114,794,454
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $137,284,034
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $188,377,907
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 937 $24,562
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies 70 $125,501,489
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 347 $319,524,293
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 231 $343,397,247
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 622 $12,949,330
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies 68 $240,295,943
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $184,518,734
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $62,134,225
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 195 $108,427,699
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $79,091,969
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 214 $30,806,194
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $194,104,340
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 163 $122,742,579
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 119 $103,200,000
Top International Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 168 $31,141,073
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 408 $378,623,074
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $62,134,225
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 160 $231,170,278
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 128 $182,291,969
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 195 $61,947,267
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,406 $4,314,244
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $274,839,043
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $185,825,534
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,419 $391,075
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 173 $231,277,937
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 286 $219,518,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,516 $4,705,319
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $506,116,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 272 $405,344,514
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 475 $46,000,903
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 325 $92,940,419
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 228 $81,985,635
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 542 $6,690,074
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 411 $36,400,491
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 122 $174,030,050
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 130 $11,504,190
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 390 $58,100,000
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 400 $31,141,073
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $103,566,513
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 289 $61,308,543
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 121 $188,377,907
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $104,100,903
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 366 $124,081,492
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 222 $185,552,148
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 565 $6,690,074
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $97,709,034
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 127 $362,407,957
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $11,504,190


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