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Peter Sellers

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $302,817,254 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #11,628)
Best-known acting roles: Jacques Clouseau (Revenge of the Pink Panther), Jacques Clouseau (The Return of the Pink Panther), Chance - Chauncey Gardiner (Being There), Inspector Sidney Wang (Murder by Death), Jacques Clouseau (The Pink Panther Strikes Again)
Most productive collaborators: Blake Edwards, Hal Ashby

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$67,515,257$0$67,515,257
(Unclassified)13$216,301,997$19,000,000$235,301,997

Career Trend

This graph shows Peter Sellers’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


Home Market Releases for June 27th, 2017

June 27th, 2017

T2 Trainspotting

It’s a really slow week on the home market. (Next week is even worse. ) The Fate of the Furious is the biggest release of the week, but it is only coming out on Video on Demand, so I would wait. The biggest release of the week is Power Rangers, but it feels like a pilot to a TV show and not a self-contained movie. The best new release of the week is T2: Trainspotting and the Blu-ray Combo Pack. That said, if you don’t have Home Movies yet, then buy the Complete Series right now. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/17/1982 Trail of the Pink Panther Jacques Clouseau  $7,201,697 $0 $7,201,697
8/8/1980 The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu Dennis Nayland Smith/Dr. Fu('Fred') Manchu  $10,697,276 $0 $10,697,276
12/19/1979 Being There Chance - Chauncey Gardiner  $30,177,511 $0 $30,177,511
5/25/1979 The Prisoner of Zenda Rudolf IV/Rudolf V/Syd Frewin  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
7/21/1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther Jacques Clouseau  $37,337,746 $0 $37,337,746
12/15/1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again Jacques Clouseau  $33,833,201 $0 $33,833,201
1/1/1976 Murder by Death Inspector Sidney Wang  $32,511,047 $0 $32,511,047
5/16/1975 The Return of the Pink Panther Jacques Clouseau  $41,833,347 $0 $41,833,347
4/4/1968 The Party   $0 $0 $0
4/28/1967 Casino Royale Evelyn Temble  $22,744,718 $19,000,000 $41,744,718
6/22/1965 What's New, Pussycat Dr. Fritz Fassbender  $18,820,000 $0 $18,820,000
6/23/1964 A Shot in the Dark Jacques Clouseau  $12,368,234 $0 $12,368,234
3/20/1964 The Pink Panther Jacques Clouseau  $10,878,107 $0 $10,878,107
1/29/1964 Dr. Strangelove Various roles  $9,164,370 $0 $9,164,370
1/1/1962 Lolita Various roles  $9,250,000 $0 $9,250,000
Movies: 15Totals:$283,817,254$19,000,000$302,817,254
  Averages:$18,921,150$1,266,667$20,187,817

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/19/1979 Being There $0 0 $30,177,511 $30,177,511 100.0%
7/21/1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther $0 0 $37,337,746 $37,337,746 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $67,515,257$67,515,257 
 Averages:$00$33,757,629$33,757,629100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,378 $67,515,257
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,812 $283,817,254
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,042 $67,515,257
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,365 $283,817,254
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 32,901-33,000) 32,950 $19,000,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 34,901-35,000) 34,973 $19,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,906 $67,515,257
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,501-10,600) 10,513 $302,817,254
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,061 $67,515,257
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 11,601-11,700) 11,628 $302,817,254
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 19 162
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 67 74
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 613 $30,177,511
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 774 $30,177,511
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,713 $30,177,511
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,150 $30,177,511
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 563 $37,337,746
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 524 $30,177,511
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 692 $37,337,746
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 694 $30,177,511


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