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Edward James Olmos

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films, with $1,524,119,839 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,648)
Best-known acting roles: Chiccarron (Coco), Mike Axford (The Green Hornet), Papi Greco (2 Guns), El Diablo (Beverly Hills Chihuahua), The Chief (voice) (The Road to El Dorado)
Best-known technical roles: Filly Brown (Executive Producer), Go For Sisters (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Lee Unkrich, Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Adrian Molina, Benjamin Bratt

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$564,942,265$858,920,217$1,423,862,482
Leading3$183,849$0$183,849
Inverviewee2$408,983$0$408,983
(Unclassified)15$91,845,201$7,819,324$99,664,525
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer2$2,850,357$90,054$2,940,411
Director2$0$0$0
Producer1$70,495$0$70,495

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/11/2019 A Dog’s Way Home   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2018 Walking with Herb Joe  $0 $0 $0
9/14/2018 The Predator Military General  $0 $0 $0
10/27/2017 Coco Chiccarron  $209,726,015 $590,376,426 $800,102,441
1/22/2016 El Americano: The Movie   $0 $336,874 $336,874
5/2/2014 Journey of a Female Comic Himself  $0 $0 $0
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters Freddy Suarez  $70,495 $0 $70,495
8/2/2013 2 Guns Papi Greco  $75,612,460 $56,880,555 $132,493,015
4/19/2013 Filly Brown Leandro  $2,850,357 $90,054 $2,940,411
1/14/2011 The Green Hornet Mike Axford  $98,780,042 $130,375,461 $229,155,503
9/10/2010 I'm Still Here   $408,983 $0 $408,983
10/3/2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua El Diablo  $94,514,402 $59,703,766 $154,218,168
8/17/2007 Splinter Captain Garcia  $10,497 $0 $10,497
12/31/2006 Walkout   $0 $0 $0
4/21/2000 Gossip Detective Curtis  $5,108,820 $7,482,450 $12,591,270
3/31/2000 The Road to El Dorado The Chief (voice)  $50,802,661 $14,897,339 $65,700,000
9/12/1997 The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca Roberto Lozano  $226,427 $0 $226,427
3/21/1997 Selena Abraham Quintanilla  $35,450,113 $0 $35,450,113
7/14/1995 Roosters Gallo  $113,354 $0 $113,354
5/3/1995 My Family Paco  $11,079,373 $0 $11,079,373
5/18/1994 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Musician at Barbecue  $1,649,796 $0 $1,649,796
5/13/1994 A Million to Juan The Angel  $381,457 $0 $381,457
3/13/1992 American Me Montaya Santana  $11,318,100 $0 $11,318,100
1/1/1991 Talent for the Game Virgil Sweet  $336,396 $0 $336,396
4/1/1988 Stand and Deliver Jaime A. Escalante  $13,994,920 $0 $13,994,920
8/19/1983 The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Gregorio Cortez  $909,000 $0 $909,000
6/25/1982 Blade Runner Gaff  $32,656,328 $6,596,616 $39,252,944
10/2/1981 Zoot Suit El Pachuco  $380,302 $0 $380,302
7/24/1981 Wolfen Eddie Holt  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
Movies: 29Totals:$657,380,298$866,739,541$1,524,119,839
  Averages:$22,668,286$29,887,570$52,555,857

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Walking with Herb $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters $6,001 12 $70,495 $70,495 100.0%
7/14/1995 Roosters $0 9 $113,354 $113,354 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $183,849$183,849 
 Averages:$2,0007$61,283$61,283100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/11/2019 A Dog’s Way Home $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/14/2018 The Predator $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/27/2017 Coco $50,802,605 3,987 $209,726,015 $800,102,441 26.2%
8/2/2013 2 Guns $27,059,130 3,028 $75,612,460 $132,493,015 57.1%
4/19/2013 Filly Brown $1,478,323 259 $2,850,357 $2,940,411 96.9%
1/14/2011 The Green Hornet $33,526,876 3,584 $98,780,042 $229,155,503 43.1%
10/3/2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua $29,300,465 3,239 $94,514,402 $154,218,168 61.3%
3/31/2000 The Road to El Dorado $12,846,652 3,223 $50,802,661 $65,700,000 77.3%
6/25/1982 Blade Runner $6,150,002 1,325 $32,656,328 $39,252,944 83.2%
Movies: 9Totals:  $564,942,265$1,423,862,482 
 Averages:$17,907,1172,072$62,771,363$158,206,94263.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,181 $183,849
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,387 $564,942,265
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,408 $302,337,220
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 946 $420,104,680
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,672 $94,514,402
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,808 $657,380,298
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,276 $858,920,217
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,701-8,800) 8,701 $201,425,136
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 642 $784,319,112
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,001-20,100) 20,082 $59,703,766
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,688 $866,739,541
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,015 $183,849
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,252 $1,423,862,482
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,152 $503,762,356
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 747 $1,204,423,792
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,401-17,500) 17,453 $154,218,168
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,648 $1,524,119,839
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,300 $70,495
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 201-300) 203 $113,354
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,917 $70,495
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 201-300) 232 $113,354
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,823 $183,849
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,604 $183,849
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,656 $183,849
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,193 $183,849
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,855 $113,354
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 753 $70,495
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,191 $113,354
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 895 $70,495
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,167 $113,354
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 901 $70,495
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,396 $113,354
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,523 $70,495

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 The Devil Has a Name Director $0 $0 $0
12/31/2018 Walking with Herb Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters Producer $70,495 $0 $70,495
4/19/2013 Filly Brown Executive Producer $2,850,357 $90,054 $2,940,411
12/31/2006 Walkout Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 5Totals:$2,920,852$90,054$3,010,906
  Averages:$584,170$18,011$602,181

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 The Devil Has a Name $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/2006 Walkout $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/8/2013 Go For Sisters $6,001 12 $70,495 $70,495 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $70,495$70,495 
 Averages:$6,00112$70,495$70,495100.0%



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