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Peter Gallagher

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films, with $1,405,892,289 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,814)
Best-known acting roles: Amy’s Father (A Bad Moms Christmas), Chuck Cedar (Mr. Deeds), Buddy Kane (American Beauty), Vince (Burlesque), Peter (While You Were Sleeping)
Most productive collaborators: Adam Sandler, Steven Brill, Tim Herlihy, Winona Ryder, Clarence Budington Kelland

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$421,311,015$260,069,900$681,380,915
Lead Ensemble Member5$99,919,380$163,911,540$263,830,920
Cameo1$2,816,518$12,121,631$14,938,149
(Unclassified)15$207,542,305$238,200,000$445,742,305

Career Trend

This graph shows Peter Gallagher’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
11/1/2017 A Bad Moms Christmas Amy’s Father  $72,110,659 $55,600,000 $127,710,659
3/11/2016 Hello, My Name is Doris Willy Williams  $14,444,999 $211,196 $14,656,195
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Paul Sveck  $0 $0 $0
7/27/2012 Step Up Revolution Mr. Anderson  $35,074,677 $130,477,613 $165,552,290
11/24/2010 Burlesque Vince  $39,440,655 $51,112,020 $90,552,675
10/15/2010 Conviction Barry Scheck   $6,797,696 $5,029,284 $11,826,980
7/18/2003 How to Deal Halley's Dad  $14,108,518 $0 $14,108,518
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds Chuck Cedar  $126,293,452 $44,976,083 $171,269,535
5/12/2000 Center Stage Jonathan  $17,200,925 $4,160,184 $21,361,109
10/29/1999 House on Haunted Hill Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.  $40,846,082 $24,244,459 $65,090,541
9/15/1999 American Beauty Buddy Kane  $130,058,047 $226,200,000 $356,258,047
11/14/1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little James Ritchie  $13,801,755 $0 $13,801,755
7/20/1997 Cafe Society Jack Kale  $6,325 $0 $6,325
10/18/1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday David Lewis  $4,137,645 $0 $4,137,645
5/3/1996 Last Dance John Hayes  $5,857,534 $0 $5,857,534
4/28/1995 The Underneath Michael Chambers  $536,023 $0 $536,023
4/21/1995 While You Were Sleeping Peter  $81,057,016 $101,000,000 $182,057,016
11/23/1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Alan Campbell  $2,144,667 $0 $2,144,667
3/11/1994 The Hudsucker Proxy Vic Tenetta, Party Singer  $2,816,518 $12,121,631 $14,938,149
10/1/1993 Malice Atty. Dennis Riley  $46,038,636 $0 $46,038,636
10/1/1993 Short Cuts Stormy Weathers  $6,110,979 $0 $6,110,979
1/1/1993 Mother's Boys Robert Madigan  $874,000 $0 $874,000
9/4/1992 Bob Roberts Dan Riley, Morning News Anchor  $4,300,703 $0 $4,300,703
4/10/1992 The Player Larry Levy  $21,706,101 $7,170,601 $28,876,702
9/20/1991 Late for Dinner Bob Freeman  $8,641,499 $0 $8,641,499
8/4/1989 Sex, Lies, and Videotape John  $24,741,667 $12,000,000 $36,741,667
11/18/1988 High Spirits Brother Tony  $8,578,231 $0 $8,578,231
10/4/1985 Dreamchild Jack Dolan  $38,493 $0 $38,493
7/16/1982 Summer Lovers Michael Pappas  $1,200,000 $0 $1,200,000
11/14/1980 The Idolmaker Caesare  $2,625,716 $0 $2,625,716
Movies: 30Totals:$731,589,218$674,303,071$1,405,892,289
  Averages:$24,386,307$22,476,769$46,863,076

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/5/2012 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/27/2012 Step Up Revolution $11,731,708 2,606 $35,074,677 $165,552,290 21.2%
10/15/2010 Conviction $102,351 672 $6,797,696 $11,826,980 57.5%
5/12/2000 Center Stage $4,604,621 1,506 $17,200,925 $21,361,109 80.5%
10/29/1999 House on Haunted Hill $15,946,032 2,710 $40,846,082 $65,090,541 62.8%
Movies: 5Totals:  $99,919,380$263,830,920 
 Averages:$6,476,9421,499$19,983,876$52,766,18455.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/1/2017 A Bad Moms Christmas $16,759,161 3,615 $72,110,659 $127,710,659 56.5%
3/11/2016 Hello, My Name is Doris $84,986 979 $14,444,999 $14,656,195 98.6%
11/24/2010 Burlesque $11,947,744 3,037 $39,440,655 $90,552,675 43.6%
7/18/2003 How to Deal $5,809,960 2,319 $14,108,518 $14,108,518 100.0%
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds $37,162,787 3,239 $126,293,452 $171,269,535 73.7%
4/21/1995 While You Were Sleeping $9,288,915 2,086 $81,057,016 $182,057,016 44.5%
10/1/1993 Malice $9,232,650 1,519 $46,038,636 $46,038,636 100.0%
10/1/1993 Short Cuts $0 0 $6,110,979 $6,110,979 100.0%
4/10/1992 The Player $0 452 $21,706,101 $28,876,702 75.2%
Movies: 9Totals:  $421,311,015$681,380,915 
 Averages:$10,031,8001,916$46,812,335$75,708,99176.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,124 $99,919,380
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,201 $421,311,015
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,276 $728,772,700
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 973 $398,860,118
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,601-14,700) 14,627 $86,555,658
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,348 $2,816,518
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,496 $731,589,218
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 921 $163,911,540
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,661 $260,069,900
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,981 $662,181,440
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,345 $360,999,643
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,301-20,400) 20,377 $55,811,196
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 881 $12,121,631
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,377 $674,303,071
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $263,830,920
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,165 $681,380,915
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,536 $1,390,954,140
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,159 $759,859,761
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,901-18,000) 17,967 $142,366,854
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,205 $14,938,149
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,814 $1,405,892,289
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 160 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 163 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 526 14
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 511 14
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 504 14
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 260 63
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 267 63
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 242 63
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 171 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2001 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 181 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 304 54
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 296 54
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 290 54
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 686 $93,121,684
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 281 $6,797,696
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 535 $158,882,256
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 261 $5,029,284
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 582 $252,003,940
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 320 $11,826,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 898 $99,919,380
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 677 $163,911,540
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 727 $263,830,920
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $93,121,684
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 345 $6,797,696
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $158,882,256
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 313 $5,029,284
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $252,003,940
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 376 $11,826,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 309 $59,073,298
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $40,846,082
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $139,667,081
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $24,244,459
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 179 $198,740,379
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 143 $65,090,541
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 800 $52,275,602
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $47,643,778
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 513 $134,637,797
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 739 $29,273,743
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 589 $186,913,399
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 727 $76,917,521
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 504 $40,846,082
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 482 $17,200,925
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $35,074,677
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $24,244,459
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 464 $4,160,184
Top International Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 53 $130,477,613
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 500 $65,090,541
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 507 $21,361,109
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Lionsgate Movies 70 $165,552,290


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