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Omar Sharif

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 17 films, with $899,306,812 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,407)
Best-known acting roles: Narrator (10,000 B.C.), Sheikh Riyadh (Hidalgo), Grandfather (Mysteries of Egypt), Melchisidek (The 13th Warrior), Prince Memucan (One Night with the King)
Born: April 10th, 1932
Died: July 10th, 2015

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$107,880,017$90,206,714$198,086,731
Supporting2$46,094,860$29,329,071$75,423,931
Narrator1$94,784,201$174,281,477$269,065,678
Cameo1$33,833,201$0$33,833,201
(Unclassified)11$290,258,778$32,638,493$322,897,271

Career Trend

This graph shows Omar Sharif’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
9/9/2014 Juggernaut   $0 $0 $0
3/7/2008 10,000 B.C. Narrator  $94,784,201 $174,281,477 $269,065,678
10/13/2006 One Night with the King Prince Memucan  $13,395,961 $329,071 $13,725,032
3/5/2004 Hidalgo Sheikh Riyadh  $67,286,731 $40,800,000 $108,086,731
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior Melchisidek  $32,698,899 $29,000,000 $61,698,899
7/16/1998 Mysteries of Egypt Grandfather  $40,593,286 $49,406,714 $90,000,000
2/23/1990 Mountains of the Moon Arab chief in Cairo  $4,011,793 $0 $4,011,793
6/22/1984 Top Secret! Agent Cedric  $21,100,000 $0 $21,100,000
9/17/1982 Inchon   $4,408,636 $0 $4,408,636
7/11/1980 Oh Heavenly Dog Bart  $6,216,067 $0 $6,216,067
12/15/1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again Egyptian assasin  $33,833,201 $0 $33,833,201
3/7/1975 Funny Lady Nicky Arnstein  $40,055,897 $0 $40,055,897
6/27/1969 Che! Che Guevara  $2,000,000 $0 $2,000,000
9/19/1968 Funny Girl Nick Arnstein  $58,500,000 $0 $58,500,000
12/22/1965 Doctor Zhivago Dr. Yuri Zhivago  $111,721,000 $138,493 $111,859,493
1/1/1964 The Fall of the Roman Empire Sohamus  $4,750,000 $0 $4,750,000
12/16/1962 Lawrence of Arabia Sherif Ali ibn el Kharish  $37,495,385 $32,500,000 $69,995,385
Movies: 17Totals:$572,851,057$326,455,755$899,306,812
  Averages:$33,697,121$19,203,280$52,900,401

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/5/2004 Hidalgo $18,829,435 3,065 $67,286,731 $108,086,731 62.3%
7/16/1998 Mysteries of Egypt $0 27 $40,593,286 $90,000,000 45.1%
Movies: 2Totals:  $107,880,017$198,086,731 
 Averages:$9,414,7181,546$53,940,009$99,043,36653.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/13/2006 One Night with the King $4,106,862 909 $13,395,961 $13,725,032 97.6%
8/27/1999 The 13th Warrior $10,267,756 2,313 $32,698,899 $61,698,899 53.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $46,094,860$75,423,931 
 Averages:$7,187,3091,611$23,047,430$37,711,96675.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,084 $107,880,017
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 27,201-27,300) 27,210 $46,094,860
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,949 $539,017,856
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,630 $99,985,630
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,401-13,500) 13,458 $94,784,201
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 896 $33,833,201
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,124 $572,851,057
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,243 $90,206,714
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 29,501-29,600) 29,544 $29,329,071
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,256 $326,455,755
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,221 $69,800,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 8,601-8,700) 8,659 $174,281,477
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,118 $326,455,755
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,156 $198,086,731
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 29,001-29,100) 29,076 $75,423,931
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,140 $865,473,611
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,931 $169,785,630
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,201-10,300) 10,260 $269,065,678
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,040 $33,833,201
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,407 $899,306,812
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 148 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 158 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 189 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 200 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 175 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 115 70
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 219 40
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 225 40
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 40
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 138 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 207 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 217 50
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 192 50
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 801-900) 833 $67,286,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $40,593,286
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,060 $40,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies 100 $49,406,714
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 963 $108,086,731
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $90,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 857 $107,880,017
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 975 $90,206,714
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 914 $198,086,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 208 $67,286,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Factual Movies 20 $40,593,286
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 330 $40,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Factual Movies 25 $49,406,714
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 270 $108,086,731
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Factual Movies 19 $90,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 1 $40,593,286
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Western Movies 34 $67,286,731
Top International Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 3 $49,406,714
Top International Leading Stars for Western Movies 40 $40,800,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 3 $90,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Western Movies 40 $108,086,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 705 $67,286,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 7 $40,593,286
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 801 $40,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $49,406,714
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 775 $108,086,731
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies 75 $90,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 377 $67,286,731
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 341 $40,593,286
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 380 $40,800,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 274 $49,406,714
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 387 $108,086,731
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 301 $90,000,000


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