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Frank Oz

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 26 films, with $5,690,738,665 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #155)
Best-known acting roles: Subconscious Guard Dave (Inside Out), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace), Yoda (Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones), Fungus (Monsters, Inc.)
Best-known technical roles: The Score (Director), The Stepford Wives (Director), Bowfinger (Director), The Indian in the Cupboard (Director), Muppet Treasure Island (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Pete Docter, Josh Cooley, Amy Poehler, John Lasseter, Phyllis Smith

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting11$2,620,856,990$2,672,727,339$5,293,584,329
Inverviewee2$371,636$35,955$407,591
Leading1$76,657,000$0$76,657,000
(Unclassified)12$289,696,209$30,393,536$320,089,745
In Technical RolesDirector12$574,147,219$205,469,555$779,616,774
Executive Producer1$34,327,391$0$34,327,391

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

August 11th, 2013

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Christmas Carol

November 7th, 2012

The Muppet Christmas Carol came out on theaters 20 years ago and while it was only a midlevel hit in theaters, it has developed a more loyal following on the home market and is a perennial Christmas favorite. This week, it made its Blu-ray debut, but is the film worth picking up in high definition? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/19/2015 Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave  $356,461,711 $497,245,870 $853,707,581
5/6/2015 I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Himself  $67,845 $7,311 $75,156
10/21/2011 Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself  $303,791 $28,644 $332,435
11/11/2005 Zathura Robot  $28,045,540 $30,500,000 $58,545,540
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Yoda  $380,270,577 $468,728,300 $848,998,877
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones Yoda  $310,676,740 $346,018,875 $656,695,615
11/2/2001 Monsters, Inc. Fungus  $289,423,425 $270,334,294 $559,757,719
10/1/1999 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Bert  $11,634,458 $0 $11,634,458
7/14/1999 Muppets From Space Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam Eagle  $16,304,786 $0 $16,304,786
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace Yoda  $474,544,677 $552,500,000 $1,027,044,677
2/6/1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Corrections Officer  $14,089,198 $0 $14,089,198
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Sam Eagle  $34,327,391 $0 $34,327,391
12/11/1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol Emily Cratchit/Miss Piggy/Fozziwig/Fozzie Bear/Sam the Eagle/Animal  $27,281,507 $211,411 $27,492,918
9/25/1992 Innocent Blood Pathologist  $4,877,567 $0 $4,877,567
6/27/1986 Labyrinth The Wiseman  $12,729,917 $182,125 $12,912,042
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us Test Monitor  $59,526,202 $0 $59,526,202
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Cookie Monster/Bert/Grover  $13,961,370 $0 $13,961,370
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Various roles  $25,534,703 $0 $25,534,703
6/8/1983 Trading Places Corrupt Cop  $90,400,000 $0 $90,400,000
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi Yoda  $309,205,079 $263,500,000 $572,705,079
12/17/1982 The Dark Crystal Aughra/Chamberlain  $40,577,001 $0 $40,577,001
8/21/1981 An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins/Miss Piggy  $31,973,249 $30,000,000 $61,973,249
6/26/1981 The Great Muppet Caper Various roles  $31,206,251 $0 $31,206,251
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer  $57,229,890 $0 $57,229,890
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda  $290,271,960 $243,900,000 $534,171,960
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie Biker in El Sleezo CafĂ©/Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Animal/Sam the Eagle  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
Movies: 26Totals:$2,987,581,835$2,703,156,830$5,690,738,665
  Averages:$114,906,994$103,967,570$218,874,564

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie $0 0 $76,657,000 $76,657,000 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $76,657,000$76,657,000 
 Averages:$00$76,657,000$76,657,000100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/19/2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 4,158 $356,461,711 $853,707,581 41.8%
11/11/2005 Zathura $13,427,872 3,232 $28,045,540 $58,545,540 47.9%
5/19/2005 Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith $108,435,841 3,663 $380,270,577 $848,998,877 44.8%
5/16/2002 Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones $80,027,814 3,161 $310,676,740 $656,695,615 47.3%
11/2/2001 Monsters, Inc. $62,577,067 3,649 $289,423,425 $559,757,719 51.7%
5/19/1999 Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace $64,810,970 3,126 $474,544,677 $1,027,044,677 46.2%
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island $10,112,833 2,089 $34,327,391 $34,327,391 100.0%
6/8/1983 Trading Places $7,348,200 1,387 $90,400,000 $90,400,000 100.0%
5/25/1983 Star Wars Ep. VI: Return of the Jedi $23,019,618 2,111 $309,205,079 $572,705,079 54.0%
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers $4,858,152 594 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 100.0%
5/21/1980 Star Wars Ep. V: The Empire Strikes Back $4,910,483 2,322 $290,271,960 $534,171,960 54.3%
Movies: 11Totals:  $2,620,856,990$5,293,584,329 
 Averages:$42,724,4662,681$238,259,726$481,234,93962.5%

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 $76,657,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 30 $2,620,856,990
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 155 $2,055,078,662
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 105 $1,785,410,063
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 249 $822,075,563
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office 76 $2,987,581,835
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 129 $2,672,727,339
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 426 $1,706,682,660
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 $1,676,281,813
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 487 $996,481,481
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 236 $2,703,156,830
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,771 $76,657,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 78 $5,293,584,329
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 $3,761,761,322
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 $3,461,691,876
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 340 $1,818,557,044
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 155 $5,690,738,665
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 142 $76,657,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 173 $76,657,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,040 $76,657,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,504 $76,657,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 330 $76,657,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 424 $76,657,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $76,657,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 769 $76,657,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 98 $76,657,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 114 $76,657,000

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/17/2007 Death at a Funeral Director $8,580,428 $38,210,000 $46,790,428
6/11/2004 The Stepford Wives Director $59,475,623 $36,746,348 $96,221,971
7/13/2001 The Score Director $71,069,884 $42,472,207 $113,542,091
8/13/1999 Bowfinger Director $66,458,769 $32,241,000 $98,699,769
9/19/1997 In & Out Director $63,826,569 $19,400,000 $83,226,569
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island Executive Producer $34,327,391 $0 $34,327,391
7/14/1995 The Indian in the Cupboard Director $35,627,222 $0 $35,627,222
6/12/1992 HouseSitter Director $58,500,635 $36,400,000 $94,900,635
5/17/1991 What About Bob? Director $63,710,000 $0 $63,710,000
12/14/1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Director $42,039,000 $0 $42,039,000
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors Director $38,747,385 $0 $38,747,385
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan Director $25,534,703 $0 $25,534,703
12/17/1982 The Dark Crystal Director $40,577,001 $0 $40,577,001
Movies: 13Totals:$608,474,610$205,469,555$813,944,165
  Averages:$46,805,739$15,805,350$62,611,090

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/2007 Death at a Funeral $1,282,973 324 $8,580,428 $46,790,428 18.3%
6/11/2004 The Stepford Wives $21,406,781 3,057 $59,475,623 $96,221,971 61.8%
7/13/2001 The Score $19,018,807 2,211 $71,069,884 $113,542,091 62.6%
8/13/1999 Bowfinger $18,062,550 2,732 $66,458,769 $98,699,769 67.3%
9/19/1997 In & Out $15,019,821 2,452 $63,826,569 $83,226,569 76.7%
7/14/1995 The Indian in the Cupboard $7,716,278 1,723 $35,627,222 $35,627,222 100.0%
6/12/1992 HouseSitter $9,106,950 1,987 $58,500,635 $94,900,635 61.6%
5/17/1991 What About Bob? $9,216,334 1,805 $63,710,000 $63,710,000 100.0%
12/14/1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels $3,840,498 1,515 $42,039,000 $42,039,000 100.0%
12/19/1986 Little Shop of Horrors $3,659,884 1,183 $38,747,385 $38,747,385 100.0%
7/13/1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan $4,416,022 1,261 $25,534,703 $25,534,703 100.0%
12/17/1982 The Dark Crystal $4,657,335 1,052 $40,577,001 $40,577,001 100.0%
Movies: 12Totals:  $574,147,219$779,616,774 
 Averages:$9,783,6861,775$47,845,602$64,968,06579.0%




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