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Michael Madsen

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 51 films, with $1,981,505,603 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,105)
Best-known acting roles: Damian Falco (Die Another Day), Joe Gage (The Hateful Eight), Oliver (Scary Movie 4), Bob (Sin City), Budd (a.k.a. Sidewinder) (Kill Bill: Volume 1)
Most productive collaborators: Quentin Tarantino, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting12$451,418,243$510,952,743$962,370,986
Leading5$3,034,427$1,621,859$4,656,286
Lead Ensemble Member4$120,327,327$178,658,618$298,985,945
Cameo1$90,710,620$88,000,000$178,710,620
(Unclassified)29$399,764,679$137,017,087$536,781,766

Career Trend

This graph shows Michael Madsen’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


2016 Preview: January

January 1st, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3

2016 will begin the same way 2015 ended, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens on top. In fact, three of the five films that have the best shot at box office success in January are The Force Awakens, The Hateful Eight, and The Revenant, all of which opened in December. There are two true January releases that could also do really well, for this time of year: Ride Along 2 and Kung Fu Panda 3. The rest of the releases are just hoping to become midlevel hits. Last January, American Sniper dominated earning more than $300 million. Its success could prevent 2016 from being ahead in the year-over-year comparison by the end of the month, but this year does have better depth. More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Blue Bloods: Season Three

September 9th, 2013

Blue Bloods is the lowest rated show on CBS that earned a renewal. Compared to the network's average, the show's ratings were weak, even for a Friday night show. The viewership numbers are strong, but the average age is high enough that the large viewership doesn't translate into strong ratings in the prime demographic, which usually determines what shows stay and go. This one survived another year. Will fans celebrate this? Or has the quality slipped making cancellation inevitable? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/9/2019 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2018 Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad Duke  $0 $0 $0
6/1/2018 Trading Paint   $0 $0 $0
2/13/2018 Grindhouse Nightmares   $0 $0 $0
11/7/2017 Unfallen   $0 $0 $0
10/13/2017 The Lost Tree John  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 The Broken Key   $0 $113,853 $113,853
6/24/2016 Vigilante Diaries Moreau  $1,991 $4,612 $6,603
12/31/2015 Death in the Desert Ray Easler  $0 $0 $0
12/25/2015 The Hateful Eight Joe Gage  $54,117,416 $91,325,944 $145,443,360
10/13/2015 Skin Traffik   $0 $0 $0
3/24/2015 Magic Boys   $0 $0 $0
3/24/2015 Along the Roadside   $0 $3,234 $3,234
12/31/2014 Dirty Dealing   $0 $0 $0
8/22/2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Bob  $13,757,804 $25,741,545 $39,499,349
10/18/2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl Frank Harris  $2,387,730 $2,952 $2,390,682
12/31/2012 Refuge from the Storm   $0 $0 $0
1/11/2012 Loosies Lt. Nick Sullivan  $3,519 $421,859 $425,378
6/3/2011 The Lion of Judah Boss the Raven  $0 $0 $0
11/7/2008 House Jack  $575,048 $0 $575,048
8/8/2008 Hell Ride The Gent  $213,608 $0 $213,608
3/21/2008 Boarding Gate Miles Rennberg  $50,440 $0 $50,440
12/7/2007 Strength and Honour Sean Kelleher  $51,933 $0 $51,933
4/14/2006 Scary Movie 4 Oliver  $90,710,620 $88,000,000 $178,710,620
1/6/2006 BloodRayne Vladimir  $2,405,420 $1,200,000 $3,605,420
9/30/2005 The Last Drop Colonel J.T. Colt  $0 $0 $0
4/1/2005 Sin City Bob  $74,103,820 $84,424,098 $158,527,918
4/16/2004 Kill Bill: Volume 2 Budd   $66,207,920 $87,328,062 $153,535,982
10/10/2003 Kill Bill: Volume 1 Budd (a.k.a. Sidewinder)  $70,098,138 $106,371,290 $176,469,428
8/22/2003 My Boss's Daughter T.J.  $15,549,702 $0 $15,549,702
2/18/2003 Trouble Bound   $0 $0 $0
11/22/2002 Die Another Day Damian Falco  $160,942,139 $271,000,000 $431,942,139
4/10/1998 Species 2 Press Lenox  $19,217,565 $7,600,000 $26,817,565
9/5/1997 Catherine's Grove Uncle Joseph  $26,641 $0 $26,641
7/25/1997 The Winner Wolf  $21,000 $0 $21,000
2/28/1997 Donnie Brasco Sonny  $41,954,997 $23,348,055 $65,303,052
4/26/1996 Mulholland Falls Eddie Hall  $11,504,190 $0 $11,504,190
7/19/1995 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home Glen Greenwood  $30,077,111 $0 $30,077,111
7/7/1995 Species Preston Lennox  $60,054,449 $53,300,000 $113,354,449
6/24/1994 Wyatt Earp Virgil Earp  $25,052,000 $0 $25,052,000
2/11/1994 The Getaway Rudy Travis  $15,545,115 $0 $15,545,115
9/10/1993 Money for Nothing Detective Laurenzi  $1,044,824 $0 $1,044,824
7/16/1993 Free Willy Glen Greenwood  $77,698,625 $76,000,000 $153,698,625
10/23/1992 Reservoir Dogs Mr. Blonde/Vic  $2,832,029 $0 $2,832,029
4/3/1992 Straight Talk Steve  $21,202,099 $0 $21,202,099
5/24/1991 Thelma & Louise Jimmy  $45,361,000 $64,803 $45,425,803
3/1/1991 The Doors Tom Baker  $34,416,893 $0 $34,416,893
10/27/1989 Kill Me Again Vince Miller  $283,694 $0 $283,694
5/11/1984 The Natural Bartholomew "Bump" Bailey  $47,951,979 $0 $47,951,979
3/23/1984 Racing with the Moon Frank, Wounded Soldier in Hospital  $5,400,000 $0 $5,400,000
6/3/1983 WarGames Steve, airman in missile silo  $74,433,837 $0 $74,433,837
Movies: 51Totals:$1,065,255,296$916,250,307$1,981,505,603
  Averages:$20,887,359$17,965,692$38,853,051

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/24/2016 Vigilante Diaries $1,650 2 $1,991 $6,603 30.2%
12/31/2015 Death in the Desert $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/25/2015 The Hateful Eight $4,610,676 2,938 $54,117,416 $145,443,360 37.2%
1/11/2012 Loosies $808 2 $3,519 $425,378 0.8%
6/3/2011 The Lion of Judah $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/7/2008 House $327,445 363 $575,048 $575,048 100.0%
3/21/2008 Boarding Gate $11,440 4 $50,440 $50,440 100.0%
1/6/2006 BloodRayne $1,550,000 985 $2,405,420 $3,605,420 66.7%
4/16/2004 Kill Bill: Volume 2 $25,104,949 3,073 $66,207,920 $153,535,982 43.1%
Movies: 9Totals:  $123,361,754$303,642,231 
 Averages:$3,511,885819$13,706,862$33,738,02654.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/13/2017 The Lost Tree $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/22/2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6,317,683 2,894 $13,757,804 $39,499,349 34.8%
10/18/2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl $971,826 458 $2,387,730 $2,390,682 99.9%
8/8/2008 Hell Ride $100,164 82 $213,608 $213,608 100.0%
4/1/2005 Sin City $29,120,273 3,230 $74,103,820 $158,527,918 46.7%
10/10/2003 Kill Bill: Volume 1 $22,089,322 3,102 $70,098,138 $176,469,428 39.7%
8/22/2003 My Boss's Daughter $4,855,798 2,206 $15,549,702 $15,549,702 100.0%
11/22/2002 Die Another Day $47,072,040 3,377 $160,942,139 $431,942,139 37.3%
2/28/1997 Donnie Brasco $11,660,216 1,593 $41,954,997 $65,303,052 64.2%
4/26/1996 Mulholland Falls $4,306,221 1,625 $11,504,190 $11,504,190 100.0%
2/11/1994 The Getaway $5,806,515 1,659 $15,545,115 $15,545,115 100.0%
5/24/1991 Thelma & Louise $6,101,297 1,180 $45,361,000 $45,425,803 99.9%
Movies: 12Totals:  $451,418,243$962,370,986 
 Averages:$11,533,4461,784$37,618,187$80,197,58274.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 993 $123,361,754
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,029 $451,418,243
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 782 $974,544,676
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,307 $289,956,353
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,601 $101,073,801
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 446 $90,710,620
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 859 $1,065,255,296
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 902 $180,280,477
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,977 $510,952,743
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,463 $828,133,220
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,116 $470,326,657
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,901-22,000) 21,945 $49,154,403
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 389 $88,000,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,533 $916,250,307
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 934 $303,642,231
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,431 $962,370,986
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,019 $1,802,677,896
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,186 $760,283,010
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,701-17,800) 17,740 $150,228,204
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 417 $178,710,620
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,105 $1,981,505,603
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 197 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 208 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 183 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 327 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 350 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 390 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 152 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 154 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 139 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 338 38
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 356 38
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 360 38
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 183 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 160 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 311 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2016 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 344 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2017 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 348 47
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 575 $120,381,286
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,048 $575,048
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 34 $2,405,420
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 511 $179,080,477
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 40 $1,200,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 541 $299,461,763
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,199 $575,048
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Game Movies 40 $3,605,420
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 774 $123,361,754
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 655 $180,280,477
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 695 $303,642,231
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 701-800) 701 $66,838,918
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 598 $2,405,420
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 237 $54,117,416
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 548 $87,754,533
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 634 $1,200,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 194 $91,325,944
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 627 $154,593,451
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $3,605,420
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 223 $145,443,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $68,615,331
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,904 $3,519
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 755 $50,440
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $575,048
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Western Movies 40 $54,117,416
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 385 $88,532,674
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,065 $421,859
Top International Leading Stars for Western Movies 13 $91,325,944
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 366 $157,148,005
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,415 $425,378
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 884 $50,440
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $575,048
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 30 $145,443,360
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,985 $3,519
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 318 $123,358,235
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,412 $421,859
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $179,858,618
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,749 $425,378
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 267 $303,216,853


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