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Randy Quaid

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 44 films, with $1,943,280,070 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,112)
Best-known acting roles: Russell Casse (Independence Day), Joe Aguirre (Brokeback Mountain), Slim (Home on the Range), Tim Daland (Days of Thunder), Cousin Eddie (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation)
Most productive collaborators: Will Smith, Roland Emmerich, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Dean Devlin

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$513,744,086$619,879,415$1,133,623,501
Lead Ensemble Member1$36,768,310$9,600,000$46,368,310
(Unclassified)36$631,839,079$131,449,180$763,288,259

Career Trend

This graph shows Randy Quaid’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/13/2009 Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach Coach lew Tuttle  $0 $0 $0
7/20/2007 Goya's Ghosts King Carlos IV  $1,000,626 $0 $1,000,626
12/9/2005 Brokeback Mountain Joe Aguirre  $83,043,761 $93,968,412 $177,012,173
11/23/2005 The Ice Harvest Bill Guerrard  $9,016,782 $1,140,186 $10,156,968
6/3/2005 Milwaukee, Minnesota   $17,528 $0 $17,528
4/2/2004 Home on the Range Slim  $50,026,353 $26,456,108 $76,482,461
8/15/2003 Grind Mr. Jensen  $5,111,630 $0 $5,111,630
8/16/2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash Bruno  $4,411,102 $2,683,893 $7,094,995
1/1/2002 Frank McKlusky C.I. Mr. McKlusky  $0 $0 $0
12/14/2001 Not Another Teen Movie Mr. Briggs  $37,882,551 $24,518,792 $62,401,343
6/30/2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle 'Cappy' von Trappment  $26,000,610 $9,129,000 $35,129,610
1/16/1998 Hard Rain Sheriff  $19,870,567 $0 $19,870,567
2/14/1997 Vegas Vacation Cousin Eddie  $36,470,465 $0 $36,470,465
10/16/1996 Get on the Bus Tennessee State Trooper (uncredited)  $5,691,854 $0 $5,691,854
7/26/1996 Kingpin Ishmael Boorg  $25,023,424 $7,200,000 $32,223,424
7/2/1996 Independence Day* Russell Casse  $306,169,255 $511,231,623 $817,400,878
5/3/1996 Last Dance Sam Burns  $5,857,534 $0 $5,857,534
3/17/1995 Bye Bye Love Vic  $12,073,560 $0 $12,073,560
3/30/1994 Major League II Johnny (uncredited)  $30,626,182 $0 $30,626,182
3/18/1994 The Paper McDougal  $36,768,310 $9,600,000 $46,368,310
9/28/1990 Texasville Lester Marlow, Bank President  $2,268,181 $0 $2,268,181
7/13/1990 Quick Change Loomis  $15,260,154 $0 $15,260,154
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder Tim Daland  $82,670,733 $75,000,000 $157,670,733
12/1/1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Cousin Eddie  $71,319,546 $0 $71,319,546
11/3/1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway Feet Samuels  $44,000 $0 $44,000
1/27/1989 Parents Nick Laemle  $870,532 $581 $871,113
7/22/1988 Caddyshack II Peter Blunt  $11,798,302 $0 $11,798,302
3/4/1988 Moving Frank/Cornall Crawford  $10,815,378 $0 $10,815,378
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land Lieutenant Vincent Bracey  $2,877,571 $0 $2,877,571
11/21/1986 The Wraith Sheriff Loomis  $3,500,000 $0 $3,500,000
12/6/1985 Fool For Love Martin  $836,156 $0 $836,156
3/29/1985 The Slugger's Wife Moose Granger  $1,878,000 $0 $1,878,000
9/28/1984 The Wild Life Charlie  $9,500,000 $0 $9,500,000
7/29/1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation Cousin Eddie  $61,400,000 $0 $61,400,000
12/18/1981 Heartbeeps Charlie  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
5/16/1980 The Long Riders Clell Miller  $15,198,912 $0 $15,198,912
2/29/1980 Foxes Jay  $7,470,348 $0 $7,470,348
9/20/1978 Midnight Express Jimmy Booth  $35,000,000 $0 $35,000,000
1/1/1976 The Missouri Breaks Tittle Tod  $14,000,000 $0 $14,000,000
1/1/1975 Breakout Hawk Hawkins  $16,000,000 $0 $16,000,000
1/1/1973 The Last Detail Larry Meadows  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
1/1/1973 Paper Moon Leroy  $30,933,743 $0 $30,933,743
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? Professor Hosquith  $57,142,740 $0 $57,142,740
10/8/1971 The Last Picture Show Lester Marlow  $20,505,085 $0 $20,505,085
Movies: 44Totals:$1,182,351,475$760,928,595$1,943,280,070
  Averages:$26,871,624$17,293,832$44,165,456

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/18/1994 The Paper $0 1,577 $36,768,310 $46,368,310 79.3%
Movies: 1Totals:  $36,768,310$46,368,310 
 Averages:$01,577$36,768,310$46,368,31079.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/20/2007 Goya's Ghosts $159,671 49 $1,000,626 $1,000,626 100.0%
12/14/2001 Not Another Teen Movie $12,615,116 2,365 $37,882,551 $62,401,343 60.7%
6/30/2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle $6,814,270 2,482 $26,000,610 $35,129,610 74.0%
7/2/1996 Independence Day $50,228,264 2,977 $306,169,255 $817,400,878 37.5%
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder $15,490,445 2,307 $82,670,733 $157,670,733 52.4%
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land $1,088,273 510 $2,877,571 $2,877,571 100.0%
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? $0 0 $57,142,740 $57,142,740 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $513,744,086$1,133,623,501 
 Averages:$12,342,2911,527$73,392,012$161,946,21474.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,824 $36,768,310
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,607 $513,744,086
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 571 $1,132,325,122
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 754 $493,369,656
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $1,182,351,475
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,432 $9,600,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,093 $619,879,415
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,678 $734,472,487
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 800 $629,479,415
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,968 $760,928,595
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,112 $46,368,310
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,757 $1,133,623,501
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 936 $1,866,797,609
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 760 $1,122,849,071
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,112 $1,943,280,070
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 62
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 101 62
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 106 62
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,199 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,621 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,387 $46,368,310
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,133 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,832 $46,368,310
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,032 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,385 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,174 $46,368,310
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 559 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 686 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 628 $46,368,310
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 701-800) 782 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,116 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 898 $46,368,310
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 397 $36,768,310
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 393 $9,600,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 409 $46,368,310


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