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Jack Palance

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $792,202,737 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,266)
Best-known acting roles: Carl Grissom (Batman), Curly (City Slickers), Yves Perret (Tango & Cash), Duke Washburn (City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold), Lawrence G. Murphy (Young Guns)
Most productive collaborators: Jack Nicholson, Tim Burton, Michael Keaton, Jon Peters, Kim Basinger

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Career Summary

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$296,468,472$160,176,381$456,644,853

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,080 $593,611,749
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,981 $198,590,988
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,266 $792,202,737

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 27th, 2014

May 26th, 2014

While summer time is a great time for theatrical releases, it is a terrible time on the home market. This week, there are nearly no first-run releases, and the one that came out, Endless Love, earned terrible reviews and failed to find an audience in theaters. Unfortunately, there's not a lot of other releases to make up for the lack of first-run releases. There are some catalog releases, like The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, which is coming out on Blu-ray. There are also some summer shows coming out on DVD ahead of the premiere of the latest season, like Suits: Season Three. There's not much in the way of contenders for Pick of the Week. Cheap Thrills is one such contender, but I'm still waiting for the DVD or the Blu-ray screener to arrive. This leaves Journey to the West on Blu-ray as the only choice for Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray review: Dan Curtis' Dracula

May 25th, 2014

Dan Curtis is best know for creating Dark Shadows, a Gothic supernatural soap opera that ran for five years starting in 1966. He also directed a number of other projects, mostly TV projects like a couple of mini-series and TV movies. One such TV movie was Dracula, starring Jack Palance. This TV movie came out 40 years ago this year. How does it compare to other adaptations of Bram Stoker's novel? And has it aged well? More...

All Acting Credits

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
11/18/1994 The Swan Princess Lord Rothbart (voice)  $9,771,658 $0 $9,771,658
6/10/1994 City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly… Duke Washburn  $43,440,947 $0 $43,440,947
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons Jake Stone  $11,363,618 $0 $11,363,618
6/7/1991 City Slickers Curly  $124,033,791 $0 $124,033,791
12/22/1989 Tango & Cash Yves Perret  $63,408,614 $0 $63,408,614
6/23/1989 Batman Carl Grissom  $251,188,924 $160,160,000 $411,348,924
8/12/1988 Young Guns Lawrence G. Murphy  $44,726,644 $0 $44,726,644
4/29/1988 Bagdad Cafe Rudi Cox  $3,587,303 $38,414,607 $42,001,910
12/31/1982 Alone in the Dark   $0 $0 $0
12/31/1980 Without Warning Joe Taylor  $0 $0 $0
6/27/1969 Che! Fidel Castro  $2,000,000 $0 $2,000,000
11/2/1966 The Professionals Jesus Raza  $19,537,346 $0 $19,537,346
12/18/1964 Le Mépris Jeremy Prokosch  $528,428 $16,381 $544,809
4/24/1953 Shane Jack Wilson (as Walter Jack Palance)  $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000
8/7/1952 Sudden Fear Lester Blaine  $24,476 $0 $24,476
Movies: 15Totals:$593,611,749$198,590,988$792,202,737

Supporting Roles

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
6/23/1989 Batman $40,489,746 2,201 $251,188,924 $411,348,924 61.1%
8/12/1988 Young Guns $7,011,393 1,416 $44,726,644 $44,726,644 100.0%
12/18/1964 Le Mépris $0 7 $528,428 $544,809 97.0%
8/7/1952 Sudden Fear $0 25 $24,476 $24,476 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $296,468,472$456,644,853 

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists