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Christopher Reeve

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $626,093,313 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,631)
Best-known acting roles: Superman (Superman), Superman (Superman II), Superman (Superman III), Lewis (The Remains of the Day), Bob 'Bagdad' Freed (Speechless)
Most productive collaborators: Richard Donner, Ned Beatty, Mario Puzo, Jackie Cooper, David Newman

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$242,403,724$165,981,982$408,385,706
Lead Ensemble Member1$2,280,148$0$2,280,148
Supporting1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)12$174,427,459$41,000,000$215,427,459

Career Trend

This graph shows Christopher Reeve’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
5/21/1995 Above Suspicion Dempsey Cain  $0 $0 $0
4/28/1995 Village of the Damned Alan Chaffee  $8,729,915 $0 $8,729,915
12/16/1994 Speechless Bob 'Bagdad' Freed  $20,564,705 $0 $20,564,705
11/5/1993 The Remains of the Day Lewis  $22,954,968 $41,000,000 $63,954,968
3/20/1992 Noises Off... Frederick Dallas/Philip Brent  $2,280,148 $0 $2,280,148
3/4/1988 Switching Channels Blaine Bingham  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
7/24/1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Superman  $11,227,824 $0 $11,227,824
3/1/1985 The Aviator Edgar Anscombe  $287,195 $0 $287,195
7/20/1984 The Bostonians Basil Ransome  $312,566 $0 $312,566
6/17/1983 Superman III Superman  $59,950,623 $0 $59,950,623
10/22/1982 Monsignor Father John Flaherty  $12,408,066 $0 $12,408,066
3/19/1982 Deathtrap Clifford Anderson  $19,282,000 $0 $19,282,000
6/19/1981 Superman II Superman  $108,185,706 $0 $108,185,706
10/3/1980 Somewhere in Time Richard Collier  $9,709,597 $0 $9,709,597
12/15/1978 Superman Superman  $134,218,018 $165,981,982 $300,200,000
3/10/1978 Gray Lady Down   $0 $0 $0
Movies: 16Totals:$419,111,331$206,981,982$626,093,313
  Averages:$26,194,458$12,936,374$39,130,832

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/20/1992 Noises Off... $0 0 $2,280,148 $2,280,148 100.0%
6/19/1981 Superman II $14,100,522 1,887 $108,185,706 $108,185,706 100.0%
12/15/1978 Superman $7,465,343 817 $134,218,018 $300,200,000 44.7%
Movies: 3Totals:  $244,683,872$410,665,854 
 Averages:$7,188,622901$81,561,291$136,888,61881.6%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/10/1978 Gray Lady Down $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 623 $244,683,872
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,733 $419,111,331
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,501 $244,683,872
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,170 $419,111,331
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 952 $165,981,982
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,501-8,600) 8,560 $206,981,982
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,258 $165,981,982
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,601-9,700) 9,629 $206,981,982
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 794 $410,665,854
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,860 $626,093,313
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,873 $410,665,854
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,631 $626,093,313
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 39 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 32 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 26 98
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 27 98
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $242,403,724
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 156 $2,280,148
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 153 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 134 $408,385,706
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 188 $2,280,148
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $244,683,872
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 578 $410,665,854
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 104 $242,403,724
Top International Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 127 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Super Hero Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $408,385,706
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 201-300) 252 $242,403,724
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,095 $2,280,148
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 487 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $408,385,706
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,275 $2,280,148
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,520 $2,280,148
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 204 $242,403,724
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,650 $2,280,148
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $408,385,706
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 601-700) 643 $2,280,148
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $242,403,724
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 201-300) 205 $165,981,982
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 601-700) 645 $2,280,148
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 168 $408,385,706


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