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Paul Reubens

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 27 films, with $1,991,488,253 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,115)
Best-known acting roles: Jokey Smurf (The Smurfs), Jokey Smurf (The Smurfs 2), Raccoon (voice) (Doctor Dolittle), Lock (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Derek Foreal (Blow)
Best-known technical roles: Pee Wee's Big Adventure (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Neil Patrick Harris, Raja Gosnell, Jordan Kerner, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$477,428,528$878,956,425$1,356,384,953
Leading2$40,940,662$0$40,940,662
Cameo1$162,833,635$103,990,656$266,824,291
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$135,436$135,436
(Unclassified)17$321,993,710$5,209,201$327,202,911
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$40,940,662$0$40,940,662
Producer1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Paul Reubens’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


2014 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part II

December 7th, 2014

This week on the Holiday Gift Guide, we tackle TV on DVD releases. As usual, I will only talk about first season and complete series updates, because you don't need me to tell you if Modern Family: Season Five on DVD would be a good gift or not. Do you know someone who owns and likes the first four seasons but doesn't have season five on DVD yet? Buy it. Or maybe not. Maybe they are waiting for it to come out on Blu-ray. Okay, bad example. But you get were I'm coming from. Unfortunately, this year's collection seems rather weak. There were only three new TV shows from last year that I really liked and there are not as many Full-Season Megasets to compensate. Worst still, some of these Megasets that are coming out are like True Blood or How I Met Your Mother and ended on a really weak note. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/31/2016 Pee-Wee's Big Holiday Pee-Wee Herman  $0 $0 $0
3/17/2015 Accidental Love Edwin  $0 $135,436 $135,436
7/31/2013 The Smurfs 2 Jokey Smurf  $71,017,784 $277,529,739 $348,547,523
7/29/2011 The Smurfs Jokey Smurf  $142,614,158 $421,135,165 $563,749,323
4/20/2007 The Tripper Frank Baker  $23,200 $0 $23,200
2/23/2007 Reno 911!: Miami Sir Terrence  $20,342,161 $1,509,201 $21,851,362
1/16/2004 Teacher's Pet: The Movie Dennis  $6,491,969 $0 $6,491,969
4/6/2001 Blow Derek Foreal  $52,990,775 $30,291,521 $83,282,296
12/15/2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell Arvid Henry  $26,357 $0 $26,357
8/6/1999 Mystery Men The Spleen  $29,762,011 $3,700,000 $33,462,011
6/26/1998 Doctor Dolittle Raccoon (voice)  $144,156,605 $150,000,000 $294,156,605
6/6/1997 Buddy Professor Spatz  $10,067,104 $0 $10,067,104
8/2/1996 Matilda FBI Agent  $33,098,222 $0 $33,098,222
1/12/1996 Dunston Checks In La Farge  $9,419,316 $0 $9,419,316
10/13/1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas Lock  $75,069,160 $0 $75,069,160
7/31/1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Amilyn  $14,231,669 $0 $14,231,669
6/18/1992 Batman Returns Mr. Cobblepot  $162,833,635 $103,990,656 $266,824,291
7/22/1988 Big Top Pee-Wee Pee-wee Herman  $15,122,324 $0 $15,122,324
8/7/1987 Back to the Beach Pee-Wee Herman  $12,208,754 $0 $12,208,754
7/30/1986 Flight of the Navigator Max  $18,564,613 $0 $18,564,613
7/26/1985 Pee Wee's Big Adventure Pee-Wee Herman  $40,940,662 $0 $40,940,662
7/27/1984 Meatballs II Albert/Hara Krishna  $5,410,972 $0 $5,410,972
4/30/1982 Pandemonium Johnson  $0 $0 $0
6/5/1981 Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams Howie Hamburger Dude  $37,000,000 $0 $37,000,000
7/18/1980 Cheech & Chong's Next Movie Pee-wee Herman/Desk Clerk  $41,675,194 $0 $41,675,194
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Waiter  $57,229,890 $0 $57,229,890
2/8/1980 Midnight Madness Pinball proprietor  $2,900,000 $0 $2,900,000
Movies: 27Totals:$1,003,196,535$988,291,718$1,991,488,253
  Averages:$37,155,427$36,603,397$73,758,824

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/31/2016 Pee-Wee's Big Holiday $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/17/2015 Accidental Love $0 0 $0 $135,436 0.0%
7/26/1985 Pee Wee's Big Adventure $99,184 894 $40,940,662 $40,940,662 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $40,940,662$41,076,098 
 Averages:$33,061298$13,646,887$13,692,03350.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/31/2013 The Smurfs 2 $17,548,389 3,867 $71,017,784 $348,547,523 20.4%
7/29/2011 The Smurfs $35,611,637 3,427 $142,614,158 $563,749,323 25.3%
4/6/2001 Blow $12,443,461 2,249 $52,990,775 $83,282,296 63.6%
6/26/1998 Doctor Dolittle $29,014,324 2,874 $144,156,605 $294,156,605 49.0%
1/12/1996 Dunston Checks In $4,015,116 1,292 $9,419,316 $9,419,316 100.0%
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers $4,858,152 594 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $477,428,528$1,356,384,953 
 Averages:$17,248,5132,384$79,571,421$226,064,15959.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,791 $40,940,662
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,869 $477,428,528
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,334 $476,082,384
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,710 $93,931,437
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 690 $577,852,072
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 201 $162,833,635
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 949 $1,003,196,535
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,001 $135,436
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,240 $878,956,425
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 27,801-27,900) 27,889 $35,636,158
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,154 $30,426,957
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 585 $952,655,560
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 372 $103,990,656
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,375 $988,291,718
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,271 $41,076,098
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,354 $1,356,384,953
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,074 $511,718,542
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,298 $124,358,394
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 559 $1,530,507,632
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 281 $266,824,291
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,115 $1,991,488,253
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 71 81
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 86 81
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 89 81
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,157 $40,940,662
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,861 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,499 $41,076,098
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,526 $40,940,662
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,647 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,990 $41,076,098
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 978 $40,940,662
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,490 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,278 $41,076,098
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 751 $40,940,662
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,160 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 899 $40,940,662
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,561 $135,436
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $40,940,662
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,506 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,856 $135,436
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 779 $40,940,662
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 525 $40,940,662
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 605 $40,940,662

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/31/2016 Pee-Wee's Big Holiday Screenwriter,
Producer 
$0 $0 $0
7/26/1985 Pee Wee's Big Adventure Screenwriter $40,940,662 $0 $40,940,662
Movies: 2Totals:$40,940,662$0$40,940,662
  Averages:$20,470,331$0$20,470,331


Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/31/2016 Pee-Wee's Big Holiday $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/31/2016 Pee-Wee's Big Holiday $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/26/1985 Pee Wee's Big Adventure $99,184 894 $40,940,662 $40,940,662 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $40,940,662$40,940,662 
 Averages:$49,592447$20,470,331$20,470,331100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,488 $40,940,662
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,947 $40,940,662


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