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Richard Portnow

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 40 films, with $1,741,310,651 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,301)
Best-known acting roles: Bill Reynolds (Law Abiding Citizen), Willy (Sister Act), Dr. Beardsley (Se7en), Dan 'The Man' Levitan (Good Morning Vietnam), Chop Shop Owner (Twins)
Most productive collaborators: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, F. Gary Gray, Kurt Wimmer, Halle Berry

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting10$341,758,962$366,683,324$708,442,286
Lead Ensemble Member1$35,017$0$35,017
(Unclassified)29$716,523,071$316,310,277$1,032,833,348

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/12/2016 This Last Lonely Place Jason Pure  $20,507 $0 $20,507
11/27/2013 Oldboy Bernie Sharkey  $2,193,658 $1,149,909 $3,343,567
8/16/2013 Underdogs John Handon II  $35,017 $0 $35,017
11/23/2012 Hitchcock Barney Balaban  $6,008,677 $18,734,167 $24,742,844
10/16/2009 Law Abiding Citizen Bill Reynolds  $73,357,727 $57,802,054 $131,159,781
12/25/2008 The Spirit Donefeld  $19,806,188 $19,200,000 $39,006,188
11/30/2007 Tony N' Tina's Wedding Vinnie Black  $0 $0 $0
4/13/2007 Perfect Stranger Narron  $23,760,822 $38,765,566 $62,526,388
3/17/2006 Find Me Guilty Max Novardis  $1,173,673 $1,724,552 $2,898,225
2/28/2003 Poolhall Junkies Toupe Jay  $563,711 $0 $563,711
8/24/2001 Happy Accidents Trip  $688,523 $42,689 $731,212
3/3/2000 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Handsome Frank  $3,330,230 $7,342,262 $10,672,492
5/22/1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Wine Colored Tuxedo  $10,680,275 $3,031,628 $13,711,903
4/10/1998 My Giant Producer  $7,985,929 $0 $7,985,929
11/7/1997 Mad City Marty, Brackett's Agent  $10,561,038 $0 $10,561,038
3/7/1997 Private Parts Ben Stern  $41,198,146 $0 $41,198,146
9/6/1996 Bogus M. Clay Thrasher  $4,357,406 $0 $4,357,406
9/22/1995 Se7en Dr. Beardsley  $100,125,643 $228,000,000 $328,125,643
3/3/1995 Man of the House Joey Renda, Frank's Son  $40,029,009 $0 $40,029,009
1/20/1995 S.F.W. Gerald Parsley  $63,649 $0 $63,649
9/9/1994 Trial by Jury Leo Greco  $6,971,777 $0 $6,971,777
8/13/1993 Heart and Souls Max Manco  $16,479,685 $0 $16,479,685
5/29/1992 Sister Act Willy  $139,605,150 $91,994,850 $231,600,000
1/1/1992 There Goes the Neighborhood Marty Rollins  $11,000 $0 $11,000
12/20/1991 Father of the Bride Al  $89,325,780 $0 $89,325,780
11/22/1991 For the Boys Milt, Recording Studio  $17,684,580 $0 $17,684,580
8/21/1991 Barton Fink Detective Mastrionotti  $5,726,463 $0 $5,726,463
12/21/1990 Kindergarten Cop Captain Salazar  $91,457,688 $110,542,312 $202,000,000
12/12/1990 Havana Mike MacClaney  $9,200,339 $0 $9,200,339
4/20/1990 Chattahoochee Dr. Debner  $259,486 $0 $259,486
1/1/1990 Tune in Tomorrow Uncle Luke  $1,794,000 $0 $1,794,000
4/14/1989 Say Anything‚Ķ IRS Agent Stewart  $20,036,737 $0 $20,036,737
12/9/1988 Twins Chop Shop Owner  $111,936,388 $104,663,612 $216,600,000
12/23/1987 Good Morning Vietnam Dan 'The Man' Levitan  $123,922,370 $0 $123,922,370
11/6/1987 Hiding Out Mr. Lessig  $7,019,441 $0 $7,019,441
10/16/1987 Weeds Guard  $1,113,222 $0 $1,113,222
7/10/1987 The Squeeze Ruben  $2,228,951 $0 $2,228,951
3/6/1987 Tin Men Carly  $25,411,386 $0 $25,411,386
1/30/1987 Radio Days Sy  $14,792,779 $0 $14,792,779
3/29/1985 Desperately Seeking Susan Party Guest  $27,400,000 $0 $27,400,000
Movies: 40Totals:$1,058,317,050$682,993,601$1,741,310,651
  Averages:$26,457,926$17,074,840$43,532,766

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/16/2013 Underdogs $18,722 4 $35,017 $35,017 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $35,017$35,017 
 Averages:$18,7224$35,017$35,017100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/12/2016 This Last Lonely Place $6,089 4 $20,507 $20,507 100.0%
11/27/2013 Oldboy $885,382 583 $2,193,658 $3,343,567 65.6%
11/23/2012 Hitchcock $287,715 561 $6,008,677 $24,742,844 24.3%
10/16/2009 Law Abiding Citizen $21,039,502 2,890 $73,357,727 $131,159,781 55.9%
12/25/2008 The Spirit $6,463,278 2,509 $19,806,188 $39,006,188 50.8%
4/13/2007 Perfect Stranger $11,206,163 2,661 $23,760,822 $62,526,388 38.0%
5/22/1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas $4,335,095 3,107 $10,680,275 $13,711,903 77.9%
9/22/1995 Se7en $13,949,807 2,528 $100,125,643 $328,125,643 30.5%
8/13/1993 Heart and Souls $4,322,250 1,301 $16,479,685 $16,479,685 100.0%
12/20/1991 Father of the Bride $7,031,146 1,712 $89,325,780 $89,325,780 100.0%
Movies: 10Totals:  $341,758,962$708,442,286 
 Averages:$6,952,6431,786$34,175,896$70,844,22964.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,985 $35,017
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,120 $341,758,962
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 676 $1,058,317,050
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,261 $35,017
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,042 $341,758,962
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 859 $1,058,317,050
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,541 $366,683,324
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,863 $682,993,601
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,528 $366,683,324
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,308 $682,993,601
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,655 $35,017
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,998 $708,442,286
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,058 $1,741,310,651
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 13,001-13,100) 13,035 $35,017
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,976 $708,442,286
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,301 $1,741,310,651
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,546 $35,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,087 $35,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,582 $35,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,218 $35,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,195 $35,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,672 $35,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,207 $35,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,472 $35,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,169 $35,017
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,215 $35,017


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