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Michael Palin

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 13 films, with $190,159,009 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #17,651)
Best-known acting roles: Ken (A Fish Called Wanda), (The Death of Stalin), Vincent (Time Bandits), Adrian 'Bugsy' Malone (Fierce Creatures), Various Roles (Life of Brian)
Most productive collaborators: Jeffrey Tambor, Armando Iannucci, Steve Buscemi, David Schneider, Olga Kurylenko

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member1$20,008,693$0$20,008,693
Supporting1$9,929,135$3,011$9,932,146
Leading1$5,102$0$5,102
(Unclassified)10$146,646,776$13,566,292$160,213,068

Career Trend

This graph shows Michael Palin’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


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 10th, 2014

June 11th, 2014

This week's list of new DVD and Blu-rays includes a couple of first run releases, but neither are really must haves. Of all of the theatrical releases coming out this week, Alan Partridge on DVD or Blu-ray is the one I'm most interested in seeing, but the screener is still late. I'm also waiting for the screener for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, but I saw every episode on TV and the DVD or Blu-ray is clearly a contender for Pick of the Week. So is True Detective: Season One on DVD or Blu-ray. It was a bit of a coin toss, but in the end I went with Cosmos. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/20/2017 The Death of Stalin   $8,037,203 $11,965,040 $20,002,243
11/2/2012 A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue S… Himself  $5,102 $0 $5,102
9/28/2001 Jabberwocky Dennis Cooper  $19,242 $0 $19,242
1/24/1997 Fierce Creatures Adrian 'Bugsy' Malone  $9,254,184 $0 $9,254,184
7/15/1988 A Fish Called Wanda Ken  $63,493,000 $0 $63,493,000
12/18/1985 Brazil Jack Lint  $9,929,135 $3,011 $9,932,146
3/1/1985 A Private Function Gilbert Chilvers  $2,516,761 $0 $2,516,761
3/31/1983 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Various Roles  $14,929,552 $0 $14,929,552
11/5/1982 The Missionary The Reverend Charles Fortescue  $7,241,180 $0 $7,241,180
6/25/1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl Various roles  $327,958 $0 $327,958
11/6/1981 Time Bandits Vincent  $37,400,000 $0 $37,400,000
8/17/1979 Life of Brian Various Roles  $20,008,693 $0 $20,008,693
5/10/1975 Monty Python and the Holy Grail Various Roles  $3,427,696 $1,601,252 $5,028,948
Movies: 13Totals:$176,589,706$13,569,303$190,159,009
  Averages:$13,583,824$1,043,793$14,627,616

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/2/2012 A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue S… $5,102 4 $5,102 $5,102 100.0%
8/17/1979 Life of Brian $140,044 28 $20,008,693 $20,008,693 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $20,013,795$20,013,795 
 Averages:$72,57316$10,006,898$10,006,898100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/18/1985 Brazil $30,099 173 $9,929,135 $9,932,146 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $9,929,135$9,932,146 
 Averages:$30,099173$9,929,135$9,932,146100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,204 $20,013,795
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 43,501-43,600) 43,550 $9,929,135
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 8,801-8,900) 8,866 $168,547,401
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,301-14,400) 14,302 $5,102
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300) 9,282 $176,589,706
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 49,101-49,200) 49,189 $3,011
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 43,701-43,800) 43,716 $1,604,263
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 37,601-37,700) 37,631 $13,569,303
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,763 $20,013,795
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 46,301-46,400) 46,341 $9,932,146
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,401-17,500) 17,449 $170,151,664
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 15,901-16,000) 15,956 $5,102
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,601-17,700) 17,651 $190,159,009
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 136 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 106 64
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,465 $20,013,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,835 $20,013,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,942 $20,008,693
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 401-500) 454 $5,102
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,455 $20,008,693
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies (Rank 501-600) 518 $5,102
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $20,013,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 559 $20,013,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 757 $20,013,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 910 $20,013,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,014 $20,013,795
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,250 $20,013,795
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 646 $20,008,693
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 690 $20,008,693


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