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Roy Scheider

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films, with $1,045,320,073 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,810)
Best-known acting roles: Chief Martin Brody (Jaws), Frank Castle, Sr. (The Punisher), Wilfred Keeley (The Rainmaker), Police chief Martin Brody (Jaws 2), Heywood Floyd (2010)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Carl Gottlieb, Robert Shaw, Peter Benchley, Thomas Jane

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$82,856,724$20,869,404$103,726,128
Leading3$400,746,052$316,678,000$717,424,052
(Unclassified)23$224,163,925$5,968$224,169,893

Career Trend

This graph shows Roy Scheider’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
2/29/2008 Chicago 10 Himself  $176,545 $0 $176,545
8/3/2007 If I Didn't Care Linus  $8,527 $0 $8,527
5/6/2005 Citizen Verdict Bull Tyler  $0 $0 $0
4/16/2004 The Punisher Frank Castle, Sr.  $33,664,370 $20,869,404 $54,533,774
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
8/4/2000 Better Living Tom  $1,432 $0 $1,432
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker Wilfred Keeley  $45,916,769 $0 $45,916,769
2/4/1994 Romeo Is Bleeding Don Falcone  $3,275,585 $0 $3,275,585
12/1/1991 Naked Lunch Doctor Benway  $2,541,000 $0 $2,541,000
12/17/1990 The Russia House Russell  $22,998,000 $0 $22,998,000
3/23/1990 The Fourth War Col. Jack Knowles  $1,232,285 $0 $1,232,285
9/15/1989 Night Game Mike Seaver  $337,812 $0 $337,812
5/5/1989 Listen to Me Charlie Nichols  $4,177,448 $0 $4,177,448
12/31/1988 Cohen and Tate   $0 $0 $0
11/7/1986 52 Pick-Up Harry Mitchell  $5,186,646 $0 $5,186,646
9/19/1986 The Men's Club Cavanaugh, former Professional Baseball Star  $2,444,076 $0 $2,444,076
9/13/1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Narrator  $437,547 $0 $437,547
12/7/1984 2010 Heywood Floyd  $41,000,000 $0 $41,000,000
5/13/1983 Blue Thunder Officer Frank Murphy  $42,313,354 $0 $42,313,354
11/19/1982 Still of the Night Doctor Sam Rice  $3,017,965 $0 $3,017,965
12/20/1979 All That Jazz Joe Gideon  $37,823,676 $0 $37,823,676
5/2/1979 Last Embrace Harry Hannan  $381,119 $0 $381,119
6/16/1978 Jaws 2 Police chief Martin Brody  $102,922,376 $105,978,000 $208,900,376
6/24/1977 Sorcerer Scanlom/Dominguez  $12,000,000 $5,968 $12,005,968
1/1/1976 Marathon Man Henry David Levy  $28,204,261 $0 $28,204,261
6/20/1975 Jaws Chief Martin Brody  $260,000,000 $210,700,000 $470,700,000
10/9/1971 The French Connection Detective Buddy Russo  $41,158,757 $0 $41,158,757
1/1/1971 Klute Frank Ligourin  $12,512,637 $0 $12,512,637
10/22/1968 Star!   $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
Movies: 29Totals:$707,766,701$337,553,372$1,045,320,073
  Averages:$24,405,748$11,639,771$36,045,520

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/20/1979 All That Jazz $86,229 5 $37,823,676 $37,823,676 100.0%
6/16/1978 Jaws 2 $9,866,023 640 $102,922,376 $208,900,376 49.3%
6/20/1975 Jaws $7,790,627 954 $260,000,000 $470,700,000 55.2%
Movies: 3Totals:  $400,746,052$717,424,052 
 Averages:$5,914,293533$133,582,017$239,141,35168.2%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/16/2004 The Punisher $13,834,527 2,649 $33,664,370 $54,533,774 61.7%
11/21/1997 The Rainmaker $10,626,507 2,389 $45,916,769 $45,916,769 100.0%
2/4/1994 Romeo Is Bleeding $1,225,737 247 $3,275,585 $3,275,585 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $82,856,724$103,726,128 
 Averages:$8,562,2571,762$27,618,908$34,575,37687.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 417 $400,746,052
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 17,201-17,300) 17,234 $82,856,724
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,368 $707,152,609
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 903 $434,410,422
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 25,401-25,500) 25,418 $45,916,769
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,630 $707,766,701
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 631 $316,678,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 32,501-32,600) 32,513 $20,869,404
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,001 $337,553,372
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,458 $337,547,404
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,855 $337,553,372
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 531 $717,424,052
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 24,601-24,700) 24,680 $103,726,128
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,361 $1,044,705,981
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,177 $771,957,826
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 32,901-33,000) 32,933 $45,916,769
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,810 $1,045,320,073
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 10 178
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 52 82
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,202 $37,823,676
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies 85 $362,922,376
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 129 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,528 $37,823,676
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 101-200) 103 $679,600,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 294 $400,746,052
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 449 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 382 $717,424,052
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $400,746,052
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 190 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 166 $717,424,052
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 445 $37,823,676
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies 1 $362,922,376
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies 6 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 624 $37,823,676
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies 3 $679,600,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $362,922,376
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 201-300) 208 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 162 $679,600,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies 54 $362,922,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 404 $37,823,676
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies 84 $316,678,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies 63 $679,600,376
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 453 $37,823,676


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