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Oliver Platt

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 31 films, with $2,602,802,616 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #446)
Best-known acting roles: Carl Anheuser (2012), The Man in Black (X-Men: First Class), Dr. Mark Weller (Doctor Dolittle), Harry Rex Vonner (A Time to Kill), Jeremy (Indecent Proposal)
Most productive collaborators: John Cusack, Roland Emmerich, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harald Kloser, Amanda Peet

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting31$1,137,614,478$1,465,188,138$2,602,802,616
Lead Ensemble Member2$1,377,848$1,979,715$3,357,563
Leading1$8,247,627$0$8,247,627
Inverviewee1$16,164$0$16,164
(Unclassified)26$338,148,711$222,411,525$560,560,236

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured TV on DVD Review: Modern Family: Season Six

September 28th, 2015

Modern Family: Season 6

Modern Family has been one of the best and most popular sitcoms on TV for each of its five previous seasons. In fact, it has won five Outstanding Comedy Series Emmys in a row, tying the record. Is it still the best sitcom on TV? And how are the extras on the DVD? More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Chef

September 30th, 2014

Jon Favreau's career behind the camera started out with smaller movies. He co-wrote Swingers and wrote and directed Made. However, recently he has directed a number of major movies. He was the one behind the camera for the first two Iron Man movies, for instance, and the average budget for his three most recent films he directed is close to $175 million. With his latest film, Chef, he went the opposite direction and created a much, much smaller film. Was he able to still maintain his usual high level of quality? Or does he need the spectacle to make a compelling movie? More...

Limited Releases: Under the Weather

October 4th, 2012

There are a large number of limited releases on this week's list, but very few have a serious shot at box office success. There are several films with casts with strong name recognition that were earning pre-release buzz, Butter, The Oranges, and The Paperboy, but none of them are earning strong enough reviews to suggest they will thrive in limited release. Fat Kid Rules the World might be the film with the best chance at mainstream success on this week's list, while Escape Fire might do well for a documentary. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/4/2018 The Cleanse   $0 $0 $0
10/13/2017 Professor Marston & The Wonder Women M.C. Gaines  $1,585,362 $323,063 $1,908,425
4/7/2017 The Ticket Bob  $0 $0 $0
11/23/2016 Rules Don’t Apply Forester  $3,652,206 $219,242 $3,871,448
9/2/2016 The 9th Life of Louis Drax Dr. Perez  $0 $492,890 $492,890
4/8/2016 One More Time Alan  $0 $14,284 $14,284
3/17/2016 Shut In Dr. Wilson  $6,900,335 $4,461,627 $11,361,962
9/1/2015 Bessie   $0 $0 $0
4/3/2015 Cut Bank Joe Barret  $0 $147,728 $147,728
12/31/2014 Frank and Cindy   $0 $0 $0
11/7/2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas Hobo Santa  $0 $0 $0
10/10/2014 Kill the Messenger Jerry Ceppos  $2,450,846 $4,205,859 $6,656,705
5/30/2014 Lucky Them Giles  $48,995 $32,824 $81,819
5/9/2014 Chef Restaurant Blogger  $31,424,004 $15,405,305 $46,829,309
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Wiser the Owl  $8,462,347 $11,645,586 $20,107,933
11/23/2013 Kaguyahime no monogatari Lord Minister of the Right Abe  $1,506,975 $17,737,432 $19,244,407
4/5/2013 Love, Marilyn Himself  $16,164 $0 $16,164
12/20/2012 Shi Er Sheng Xiao   $0 $169,994,606 $169,994,606
10/19/2012 Ginger & Rosa Mark  $1,012,973 $402,923 $1,415,896
10/5/2012 The Oranges Terry  $364,875 $1,576,792 $1,941,667
6/3/2011 X-Men: First Class The Man in Black  $146,408,305 $209,000,000 $355,408,305
11/24/2010 Love and Other Drugs Bruce Winston  $32,367,005 $70,349,316 $102,716,321
4/30/2010 Please Give   $4,033,574 $536,604 $4,570,178
11/12/2009 2012 Carl Anheuser  $166,112,167 $622,296,372 $788,408,539
6/19/2009 Year One High Priest  $43,337,279 $14,267,444 $57,604,723
3/3/2009 Wonder Woman 2009© Hades  $0 $0 $0
12/5/2008 Frost/Nixon Bob Zelnick  $18,622,031 $9,830,914 $28,452,945
11/2/2007 Martian Child Jeff  $7,500,310 $1,851,779 $9,352,089
8/3/2007 The Ten Arnold  $769,726 $16,951 $786,677
6/16/2006 Loverboy Sybil  $33,223 $0 $33,223
12/25/2005 Casanova Papprizzio  $11,304,403 $24,900,000 $36,204,403
11/23/2005 The Ice Harvest Pete Van Heuten  $9,016,782 $1,140,186 $10,156,968
11/12/2004 Kinsey Herman Wells  $10,214,647 $7,228,882 $17,443,529
10/17/2003 Pieces of April Jim Burns  $2,528,664 $1,042,589 $3,571,253
10/11/2002 Ash Wednesday Moran  $2,942 $149,457 $152,399
9/28/2001 Don’t Say a Word Dr. Louis Sachs  $54,997,476 $49,490,907 $104,488,383
4/7/2000 Ready to Rumble Jimmy King  $12,372,410 $0 $12,372,410
2/4/2000 Gun Shy Fulvio Nesstra  $1,638,202 $0 $1,638,202
12/17/1999 Bicentennial Man Rupert Burns  $58,220,776 $29,200,000 $87,420,776
10/22/1999 Three to Tango Peter Steinberg  $10,570,375 $0 $10,570,375
7/16/1999 Lake Placid Hector Cyr  $31,770,413 $0 $31,770,413
10/2/1998 The Imposters Maurice  $2,197,921 $0 $2,197,921
9/11/1998 Simon Birch Ben Goodrich  $18,253,415 $57,176 $18,310,591
6/26/1998 Doctor Dolittle Dr. Mark Weller  $144,156,605 $150,000,000 $294,156,605
5/15/1998 Bulworth Dennis Murphy  $26,528,684 $2,674,699 $29,203,383
2/20/1998 Dangerous Beauty Maffio Venier  $4,553,271 $0 $4,553,271
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill Harry Rex Vonner  $108,766,007 $43,500,000 $152,266,007
3/15/1996 Executive Decision Cahill  $56,679,192 $65,400,000 $122,079,192
3/31/1995 Funny Bones Tommy Fawkes  $529,135 $0 $529,135
3/24/1995 Tall Tale Paul Bunyan  $8,247,627 $0 $8,247,627
11/12/1993 The Three Musketeers Porthos  $53,661,805 $0 $53,661,805
4/16/1993 Benny & Joon Eric  $23,202,734 $0 $23,202,734
4/7/1993 Indecent Proposal Jeremy  $106,614,059 $159,985,941 $266,600,000
2/12/1993 The Temp Jack Hartsell  $6,419,876 $0 $6,419,876
8/14/1992 Diggstown Fitz  $4,495,615 $0 $4,495,615
4/3/1992 Beethoven Harvey  $56,979,478 $0 $56,979,478
9/12/1990 Postcards from the Edge Neil Bleene  $37,963,281 $0 $37,963,281
8/10/1990 Flatliners Randal Steckle  $61,308,153 $0 $61,308,153
3/31/1989 Crusoe Mr. Newby  $315,421 $0 $315,421
12/20/1988 Working Girl Dave Lutz  $63,800,000 $0 $63,800,000
8/19/1988 Married to the Mob Ed Benitez  $21,486,757 $0 $21,486,757
Movies: 61Totals:$1,485,404,828$1,689,579,378$3,174,984,206
  Averages:$24,350,899$27,698,023$52,048,921

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/19/2012 Ginger & Rosa $42,838 99 $1,012,973 $1,415,896 71.5%
10/5/2012 The Oranges $198,461 110 $364,875 $1,941,667 18.8%
3/24/1995 Tall Tale $3,046,181 2,065 $8,247,627 $8,247,627 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $9,625,475$11,605,190 
 Averages:$1,095,827758$3,208,492$3,868,39763.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/13/2017 Professor Marston & The Wonder Women $736,883 1,229 $1,585,362 $1,908,425 83.1%
4/7/2017 The Ticket $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/23/2016 Rules Don’t Apply $1,589,625 2,386 $3,652,206 $3,871,448 94.3%
9/2/2016 The 9th Life of Louis Drax $0 0 $0 $492,890 0.0%
4/8/2016 One More Time $0 0 $0 $14,284 0.0%
3/17/2016 Shut In $3,613,567 2,058 $6,900,335 $11,361,962 60.7%
4/3/2015 Cut Bank $0 0 $0 $147,728 0.0%
11/7/2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/10/2014 Kill the Messenger $941,809 427 $2,450,846 $6,656,705 36.8%
5/30/2014 Lucky Them $3,728 9 $48,995 $81,819 59.9%
5/9/2014 Chef $204,961 1,298 $31,424,004 $46,829,309 67.1%
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return $3,747,780 2,658 $8,462,347 $20,107,933 42.1%
11/23/2013 Kaguyahime no monogatari $54,915 29 $1,506,975 $19,244,407 7.8%
6/3/2011 X-Men: First Class $55,101,604 3,692 $146,408,305 $355,408,305 41.2%
11/24/2010 Love and Other Drugs $9,739,161 2,458 $32,367,005 $102,716,321 31.5%
11/12/2009 2012 $65,237,614 3,444 $166,112,167 $788,408,539 21.1%
6/19/2009 Year One $19,610,304 3,024 $43,337,279 $57,604,723 75.2%
12/5/2008 Frost/Nixon $180,708 1,105 $18,622,031 $28,452,945 65.4%
11/2/2007 Martian Child $3,376,669 2,020 $7,500,310 $9,352,089 80.2%
8/3/2007 The Ten $121,374 47 $769,726 $786,677 97.8%
12/25/2005 Casanova $119,276 1,011 $11,304,403 $36,204,403 31.2%
11/12/2004 Kinsey $169,038 588 $10,214,647 $17,443,529 58.6%
12/17/1999 Bicentennial Man $8,234,926 2,767 $58,220,776 $87,420,776 66.6%
6/26/1998 Doctor Dolittle $29,014,324 2,874 $144,156,605 $294,156,605 49.0%
5/15/1998 Bulworth $141,816 2,051 $26,528,684 $29,203,383 90.8%
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill $14,823,159 2,313 $108,766,007 $152,266,007 71.4%
3/15/1996 Executive Decision $12,069,780 2,289 $56,679,192 $122,079,192 46.4%
4/16/1993 Benny & Joon $3,285,063 1,314 $23,202,734 $23,202,734 100.0%
4/7/1993 Indecent Proposal $18,387,632 1,922 $106,614,059 $266,600,000 40.0%
4/3/1992 Beethoven $7,587,565 1,938 $56,979,478 $56,979,478 100.0%
12/20/1988 Working Girl $4,718,485 1,149 $63,800,000 $63,800,000 100.0%
Movies: 31Totals:  $1,137,614,478$2,602,802,616 
 Averages:$8,477,7991,487$36,697,241$83,961,37555.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,552 $9,625,475
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 368 $1,137,614,478
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 352 $1,475,435,506
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 403 $868,225,736
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,450 $133,475,716
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 486 $1,485,404,828
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,168 $1,979,715
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 501 $1,465,188,138
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 474 $1,660,196,360
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 $1,491,714,154
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,801-19,900) 19,823 $61,237,432
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 625 $1,689,579,378
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,092 $11,605,190
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 446 $2,602,802,616
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 398 $3,135,631,866
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 349 $2,359,939,890
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,201-14,300) 14,263 $194,713,148
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 532 $3,174,984,206
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,702 $9,625,475
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,182 $1,979,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,028 $11,605,190
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,268 $9,625,475
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,836 $1,979,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,754 $11,605,190
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,390 $364,875
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 553 $8,247,627
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 729 $1,012,973
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,941 $1,576,792
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 803 $402,923
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,503 $1,941,667
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 601 $8,247,627
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 801-900) 894 $1,415,896
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,294 $364,875
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,298 $1,012,973
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Western Movies 78 $8,247,627
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 927 $1,576,792
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,435 $402,923
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,296 $1,941,667
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,610 $1,415,896
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 80 $8,247,627
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,620 $1,012,973
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,882 $364,875
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 950 $8,247,627
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,448 $402,923
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,535 $1,576,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,698 $1,415,896
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,884 $1,941,667
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,008 $8,247,627
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 601-700) 614 $8,247,627
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 601-700) 623 $8,247,627


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