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Joe Pesci

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $2,347,937,531 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #892)
Best-known acting roles: Harry (Home Alone), Leo Getz (Lethal Weapon 4), Harry (Home Alone 2: Lost in New York), Leo Getz (Lethal Weapon 3), Leo Gatz (Lethal Weapon 2)
Most productive collaborators: Macaulay Culkin, Chris Columbus, John Hughes, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$769,449,968$770,373,720$1,539,823,688
Leading4$92,990,859$68,003,502$160,994,361
Lead Ensemble Member1$285,761,243$190,923,432$476,684,675
(Unclassified)12$169,780,667$654,140$170,434,807

Career Trend

This graph shows Joe Pesci’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
12/31/2018 The Irishman   $0 $0 $0
6/30/2010 Love Ranch Charlie Botempo  $137,885 $8,264 $146,149
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd Joseph Palmi  $59,908,565 $40,000,000 $99,908,565
7/10/1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Leo Getz  $130,444,603 $154,955,397 $285,400,000
5/30/1997 Gone Fishin' Joe Waters  $19,745,922 $0 $19,745,922
4/18/1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Tommy Spinelli  $3,602,884 $400,000 $4,002,884
11/22/1995 Casino Nicky Santoro  $42,438,300 $67,961,700 $110,400,000
4/29/1994 With Honors Simon  $20,043,254 $0 $20,043,254
3/30/1994 Jimmy Hollywood Jimmy Alto  $3,670,865 $0 $3,670,865
9/29/1993 A Bronx Tale Carmine  $17,239,789 $0 $17,239,789
11/20/1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Harry  $173,585,516 $185,409,334 $358,994,850
10/14/1992 The Public Eye Leon Bernstein  $3,067,917 $0 $3,067,917
5/15/1992 Lethal Weapon 3 Leo Getz  $144,731,527 $174,968,473 $319,700,000
3/13/1992 My Cousin Vinny Vincent Gambini  $52,929,168 $0 $52,929,168
12/20/1991 JFK David Ferrie  $70,405,498 $134,994,502 $205,400,000
10/4/1991 The Super Louie Kritski  $11,000,863 $0 $11,000,863
11/16/1990 Home Alone Harry  $285,761,243 $190,923,432 $476,684,675
9/19/1990 Goodfellas Tommy DeVito  $46,743,809 $33,538 $46,777,347
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding Oscar Henner  $19,740,070 $0 $19,740,070
7/7/1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Leo Gatz  $147,253,986 $80,046,014 $227,300,000
1/1/1987 Man on Fire David  $519,596 $0 $519,596
6/1/1984 Once Upon a Time in America Frankie Monaldi  $5,321,508 $254,140 $5,575,648
8/19/1983 Easy Money Nicky Cerone  $29,309,766 $0 $29,309,766
8/12/1983 Smokey and the Bandit III Road Painter  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
11/14/1980 Raging Bull Joey LaMotta  $23,380,203 $0 $23,380,203
Movies: 25Totals:$1,317,982,737$1,029,954,794$2,347,937,531
  Averages:$52,719,309$41,198,192$93,917,501

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/30/2010 Love Ranch $44,220 11 $137,885 $146,149 94.3%
11/22/1995 Casino $9,946,480 1,631 $42,438,300 $110,400,000 38.4%
3/30/1994 Jimmy Hollywood $0 0 $3,670,865 $3,670,865 100.0%
11/16/1990 Home Alone $17,081,997 2,173 $285,761,243 $476,684,675 59.9%
9/19/1990 Goodfellas $6,368,901 1,328 $46,743,809 $46,777,347 99.9%
Movies: 5Totals:  $378,752,102$637,679,036 
 Averages:$6,688,3201,029$75,750,420$127,535,80778.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd $10,033,960 2,250 $59,908,565 $99,908,565 60.0%
7/10/1998 Lethal Weapon 4 $34,048,124 3,117 $130,444,603 $285,400,000 45.7%
11/20/1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $31,126,882 2,461 $173,585,516 $358,994,850 48.4%
5/15/1992 Lethal Weapon 3 $33,243,086 3,200 $144,731,527 $319,700,000 45.3%
12/20/1991 JFK $5,223,658 1,395 $70,405,498 $205,400,000 34.3%
6/22/1990 Betsy's Wedding $4,662,488 1,058 $19,740,070 $19,740,070 100.0%
7/7/1989 Lethal Weapon 2 $20,388,800 1,830 $147,253,986 $227,300,000 64.8%
11/14/1980 Raging Bull $128,590 180 $23,380,203 $23,380,203 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $769,449,968$1,539,823,688 
 Averages:$17,356,9491,936$96,181,246$192,477,96162.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 441 $378,752,102
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 821 $769,449,968
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 438 $1,317,982,737
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 672 $568,406,823
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800) 9,750 $130,314,063
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 597 $1,317,982,737
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 738 $258,926,934
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,544 $770,373,720
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 981 $1,029,954,794
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,171 $444,336,268
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,620 $174,994,502
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,270 $1,029,954,794
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 583 $637,679,036
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,087 $1,539,823,688
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 679 $2,347,937,531
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 908 $1,012,743,091
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,801-8,900) 8,862 $305,308,565
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 892 $2,347,937,531
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 31 176
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 26 176
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office 33 176
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 107 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 108 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 60
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 201-300) 264 $289,432,108
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $89,182,109
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 501-600) 559 $137,885
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 401-500) 488 $190,923,432
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 419 $67,995,238
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 501-600) 561 $8,264
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 357 $480,355,540
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 388 $157,177,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 601-700) 645 $146,149
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 310 $378,752,102
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $258,926,934
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 428 $637,679,036
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 206 $285,761,243
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 304 $42,438,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 101-200) 160 $46,881,694
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 308 $190,923,432
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $67,961,700
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 601-700) 617 $41,802
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 246 $476,684,675
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 266 $110,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 224 $46,923,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 82 $289,432,108
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 231 $89,319,994
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 95 $190,923,432
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $68,003,502
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 90 $480,355,540
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 243 $157,323,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 431 $92,990,859
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 161 $285,761,243
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 498 $68,003,502
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 320 $190,923,432
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $160,994,361
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 239 $476,684,675
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 477 $46,743,809
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $42,438,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies 62 $285,761,243
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 527 $3,670,865
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 647 $33,538
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $67,961,700
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 202 $190,923,432
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 576 $46,777,347
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 302 $110,400,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $476,684,675
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 543 $3,670,865


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