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Chuck Norris

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $240,682,356 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #649)
Best-known acting roles: Booker (The Expendables 2), Himself (Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story), Himself (Sidekicks), Colonel James Braddock (Missing in Action), Eddie Cusack (Code of Silence)
Most productive collaborators: Sylvester Stallone, Simon West, Jason Statham, Richard Wenk, Jet Li

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading19$240,682,356$0$240,682,356
Cameo2$131,507,129$53,464,968$184,972,097
Lead Ensemble Member1$85,028,192$226,951,064$311,979,256

Career Trend

This graph shows Chuck Norris’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
8/17/2012 The Expendables 2 Booker  $85,028,192 $226,951,064 $311,979,256
6/18/2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Himself  $114,326,736 $53,464,968 $167,791,704
4/28/1995 Top Dog Jake Wilder  $4,992,085 $0 $4,992,085
4/9/1993 Sidekicks Himself  $17,180,393 $0 $17,180,393
10/25/1991 The Hitman Cliff Garret/Danny Grogan  $4,654,288 $0 $4,654,288
8/24/1990 Delta Force 2 Scott McCoy  $6,154,944 $0 $6,154,944
1/22/1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III Col. James Braddock  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
1/1/1988 Hero and the Terror Danny O'Brien  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
11/21/1986 Firewalker Max Donigan  $11,834,302 $0 $11,834,302
2/14/1986 The Delta Force Scott McCoy  $17,005,599 $0 $17,005,599
9/27/1985 Invasion U.S.A. Matt Hunter  $17,536,256 $0 $17,536,256
5/3/1985 Code of Silence Eddie Cusack  $20,345,361 $0 $20,345,361
3/1/1985 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning Colonel James Braddock  $10,755,447 $0 $10,755,447
11/16/1984 Missing in Action Colonel James Braddock  $22,812,411 $0 $22,812,411
4/15/1983 Lone Wolf McQuade J.J. McQuade  $12,232,628 $0 $12,232,628
7/30/1982 Forced Vengeance Josh Randall  $4,388,500 $0 $4,388,500
4/2/1982 Silent Rage Sheriff Dan Stevens  $10,490,791 $0 $10,490,791
8/7/1981 An Eye for an Eye Sean Kane  $7,496,681 $0 $7,496,681
1/1/1980 The Octagon Scott James  $19,000,000 $0 $19,000,000
1/1/1979 A Force of One Matt Logan  $20,200,000 $0 $20,200,000
1/1/1978 Good Guys Wear Black John T. Booker  $18,300,000 $0 $18,300,000
8/15/1973 Enter the Dragon Messenger  $21,483,063 $0 $21,483,063
Movies: 22Totals:$457,217,677$280,416,032$737,633,709
  Averages:$20,782,622$12,746,183$33,528,805

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2012 The Expendables 2 $28,591,370 3,355 $85,028,192 $311,979,256 27.3%
4/28/1995 Top Dog $2,164,381 1,911 $4,992,085 $4,992,085 100.0%
10/25/1991 The Hitman $0 390 $4,654,288 $4,654,288 100.0%
8/24/1990 Delta Force 2 $0 0 $6,154,944 $6,154,944 100.0%
1/22/1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III $2,208,116 1,040 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 100.0%
1/1/1988 Hero and the Terror $0 0 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 100.0%
11/21/1986 Firewalker $4,130,323 1,120 $11,834,302 $11,834,302 100.0%
2/14/1986 The Delta Force $5,959,505 1,720 $17,005,599 $17,005,599 100.0%
9/27/1985 Invasion U.S.A. $6,891,609 1,735 $17,536,256 $17,536,256 100.0%
5/3/1985 Code of Silence $5,512,461 1,810 $20,345,361 $20,345,361 100.0%
3/1/1985 Missing in Action 2: The Beginning $3,868,515 1,336 $10,755,447 $10,755,447 100.0%
11/16/1984 Missing in Action $6,101,460 1,209 $22,812,411 $22,812,411 100.0%
4/15/1983 Lone Wolf McQuade $4,300,000 1,221 $12,232,628 $12,232,628 100.0%
7/30/1982 Forced Vengeance $603,061 576 $4,388,500 $4,388,500 100.0%
4/2/1982 Silent Rage $3,693,117 1,458 $10,490,791 $10,490,791 100.0%
8/7/1981 An Eye for an Eye $1,811,470 593 $7,496,681 $7,496,681 100.0%
1/1/1980 The Octagon $0 0 $19,000,000 $19,000,000 100.0%
1/1/1979 A Force of One $0 0 $20,200,000 $20,200,000 100.0%
1/1/1978 Good Guys Wear Black $0 0 $18,300,000 $18,300,000 100.0%
8/15/1973 Enter the Dragon $0 0 $21,483,063 $21,483,063 100.0%
Movies: 20Totals:  $325,710,548$552,661,612 
 Averages:$3,791,769974$16,285,527$27,633,08196.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 495 $325,710,548
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 4,000 $325,710,548
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,812 $85,028,192
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,101-11,200) 11,183 $114,326,736
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 269 $131,507,129
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,837 $457,217,677
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 778 $226,951,064
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,710 $226,951,064
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,872 $226,951,064
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,901-21,000) 20,952 $53,464,968
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 576 $53,464,968
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,021 $280,416,032
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 628 $552,661,612
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,402 $552,661,612
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,175 $311,979,256
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,701-15,800) 15,737 $167,791,704
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 381 $184,972,097
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,592 $737,633,709
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 8 202
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 20 130
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 20 105
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 35 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 21 143
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 8 245
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 7 283
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 20 227
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 77 85
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 257 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 250 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 236 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 176 78
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 77
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 201 77
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 190 77
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 248 $299,227,485
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 907 $5,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 412 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 326 $526,178,549
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,036 $5,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 398 $304,227,485
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 551 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $531,178,549
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 199 $282,981,247
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $10,490,791
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 479 $10,755,447
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 228 $509,932,311
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 444 $10,490,791
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 643 $10,755,447
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 905 $11,834,302
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $292,393,183
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 995 $11,834,302
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 169 $519,344,247
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,384 $4,992,085
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $166,052,759
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 890 $11,834,302
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 176 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,504 $4,992,085
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $393,003,823
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 956 $11,834,302
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 630 $21,483,063
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 523 $10,490,791
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 50 $85,028,192
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 109 $15,535,529
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 27 $226,951,064
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 673 $21,483,063
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $10,490,791
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 30 $311,979,256
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 111 $15,535,529


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