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John Belushi

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 3 films, with $167,682,890 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #790)
Best-known acting roles: John 'Bluto' Blutarsky (National Lampoon's Animal House), Joliet Jake (The Blues Brothers), Captain Wild Bill Kelso (1941), Earl Keese (Neighbors), Ernie Souchak (Continental Divide)
Most productive collaborators: Dan Aykroyd, Steven Spielberg, John Landis, John Milius, Robert K. Weiss

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$106,982,890$60,700,000$167,682,890
(Unclassified)2$171,516,207$0$171,516,207

Career Trend

This graph shows John Belushi’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
12/18/1981 Neighbors Earl Keese  $29,916,207 $0 $29,916,207
9/18/1981 Continental Divide Ernie Souchak  $15,578,000 $0 $15,578,000
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers Joliet Jake   $57,229,890 $0 $57,229,890
12/14/1979 1941 Captain Wild Bill Kelso  $34,175,000 $60,700,000 $94,875,000
7/28/1978 National Lampoon's Animal House John 'Bluto' Blutarsky  $141,600,000 $0 $141,600,000
Movies: 5Totals:$278,499,097$60,700,000$339,199,097
  Averages:$55,699,819$12,140,000$67,839,819

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/18/1981 Continental Divide $3,218,347 864 $15,578,000 $15,578,000 100.0%
6/20/1980 The Blues Brothers $4,858,152 594 $57,229,890 $57,229,890 100.0%
12/14/1979 1941 $2,701,898 325 $34,175,000 $94,875,000 36.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $106,982,890$167,682,890 
 Averages:$3,592,799594$35,660,963$55,894,29778.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,114 $106,982,890
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,967 $278,499,097
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,573 $106,982,890
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,547 $278,499,097
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,465 $60,700,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,901-22,000) 21,922 $60,700,000
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,402 $60,700,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 23,601-23,700) 23,650 $60,700,000
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,296 $167,682,890
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,301-9,400) 9,386 $339,199,097
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,971 $167,682,890
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,439 $339,199,097
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 15 169
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 5 218
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 11 141
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 64 49
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 649 $106,982,890
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 914 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 770 $167,682,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 883 $106,982,890
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,182 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,041 $167,682,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 673 $72,807,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $34,175,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 276 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,004 $72,807,890
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $94,875,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 614 $34,175,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 277 $15,578,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Musical Movies 64 $57,229,890
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 282 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $94,875,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $15,578,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Musical Movies 85 $57,229,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 610 $57,229,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 653 $49,753,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 521 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 872 $57,229,890
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 585 $110,453,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 190 $106,982,890
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 261 $60,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 240 $167,682,890


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