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Martin Short

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 33 films, with $2,215,379,467 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #966)
Best-known acting roles: Stefano (Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted), Jack Frost (The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause), Thimbletack (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Huy (The Prince of Egypt), Ooblar (Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius)
Most productive collaborators: Tim Burton, Catherine O'Hara, Allison Abbate, Freddie Highmore, Mark Waters

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting14$768,236,307$1,017,231,588$1,785,467,895
Lead Ensemble Member2$43,398,763$52,524,371$95,923,134
Leading1$36,039$0$36,039
(Unclassified)16$303,596,095$30,356,304$333,952,399

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Frankenweenie

February 24th, 2013

Tim Burton is one of the most stylish directors around and while admittedly he sometimes lets the style get ahead of the story, he has still made many, many wonderful movies over the years. His latest is also one of his first. Way back in 1984, he made a short film called Frankenweenie. Last year, he remade the short as a feature-length stop-motion animated film, Frankenweenie. The film struggled to find an audience, but was that because it didn't deserve an audience? Or has Tim Burton burned up too much of the good-will he generated earlier in his career. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

October 18th, 2012

The movie business deals with such huge numbers that it is no surprise executives are rather conservative when it comes to making movies. When $100 million is low-budget for a tentpole release, you can't afford to experiment. This is why there are so many franchises out there. Madagascar was extended to a trilogy this summer. But has the original idea been stretched too far? Or is there a lot of life left in these characters? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/25/2020 Sing 2 Tiberius  $0 $0 $0
12/21/2018 Bumblebee   $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 The Willoughbys Mr. Willoughby  $0 $0 $0
12/12/2014 Inherent Vice Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.   $8,110,975 $6,661,371 $14,772,346
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Jester  $8,462,347 $11,645,586 $20,107,933
7/20/2013 Kaze Tachinu Kurokawa (U.S. Version)  $5,201,879 $112,722,821 $117,924,700
10/4/2012 Frankenweenie Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Burgemeister / Nassor  $35,287,788 $45,863,000 $81,150,788
6/8/2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Stefano  $216,391,482 $530,529,789 $746,921,271
4/29/2011 Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil The Woodsman  $10,143,779 $13,209,332 $23,353,111
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles Thimbletack  $71,195,053 $91,644,614 $162,839,667
11/3/2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Jack Frost  $84,500,122 $23,000,000 $107,500,122
5/6/2005 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Jiminy Glick  $36,039 $0 $36,039
11/27/2002 Treasure Planet B.E.N.  $38,120,554 $53,679,446 $91,800,000
12/21/2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Ooblar  $80,936,232 $22,056,304 $102,992,536
3/9/2001 Get Over It Dr. Desmond Forrest Oates  $11,560,259 $8,300,000 $19,860,259
9/24/1999 Mumford Lionel Dillard  $4,559,569 $0 $4,559,569
12/18/1998 The Prince of Egypt Huy  $101,413,188 $117,200,000 $218,613,188
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish Murray  $8,165,213 $0 $8,165,213
3/7/1997 Jungle 2 Jungle Richard Kempster  $59,925,026 $0 $59,925,026
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! Jerry Ross  $37,771,017 $63,600,000 $101,371,017
12/8/1995 Father of the Bride Part II Franck Eggelhoffer  $76,578,911 $0 $76,578,911
4/12/1995 The Pebble and the Penguin Hubie (voice)  $3,939,728 $0 $3,939,728
4/1/1994 Clifford Clifford  $7,347,669 $0 $7,347,669
11/24/1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Stubbs the Clown  $9,315,576 $0 $9,315,576
9/18/1992 Captain Ron Martin Harvey  $22,518,097 $0 $22,518,097
12/20/1991 Father of the Bride Franck Eggelhoffer, the Designing Coordinator  $89,325,780 $0 $89,325,780
8/9/1991 Pure Luck Eugene Proctor  $22,641,969 $0 $22,641,969
9/15/1989 The Big Picture Neil Sussman, Nick's Agent  $117,463 $0 $117,463
1/27/1989 Three Fugitives Perry  $40,590,000 $0 $40,590,000
11/13/1987 Cross My Heart David  $1,025,762 $0 $1,025,762
7/3/1987 Innerspace Jack Putter  $19,816,619 $0 $19,816,619
12/12/1986 Three Amigos Ned Nederlander  $39,246,734 $0 $39,246,734
6/22/1979 Lost and Found Engel  $1,022,374 $0 $1,022,374
Movies: 33Totals:$1,115,267,204$1,100,112,263$2,215,379,467
  Averages:$33,795,976$33,336,735$67,132,711

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/12/2014 Inherent Vice $328,184 653 $8,110,975 $14,772,346 54.9%
10/4/2012 Frankenweenie $11,412,213 3,005 $35,287,788 $81,150,788 43.5%
5/6/2005 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood $25,660 24 $36,039 $36,039 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $43,434,802$95,959,173 
 Averages:$3,922,0191,227$14,478,267$31,986,39166.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/21/2018 Bumblebee $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/9/2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return $3,747,780 2,658 $8,462,347 $20,107,933 42.1%
7/20/2013 Kaze Tachinu $313,751 496 $5,201,879 $117,924,700 4.4%
6/8/2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted $60,316,738 4,263 $216,391,482 $746,921,271 29.0%
4/29/2011 Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil $4,108,630 2,505 $10,143,779 $23,353,111 43.4%
2/14/2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles $19,004,058 3,847 $71,195,053 $162,839,667 43.7%
11/3/2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause $19,504,038 3,458 $84,500,122 $107,500,122 78.6%
11/27/2002 Treasure Planet $12,083,248 3,227 $38,120,554 $91,800,000 41.5%
12/18/1998 The Prince of Egypt $14,524,321 3,218 $101,413,188 $218,613,188 46.4%
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! $9,384,272 1,955 $37,771,017 $101,371,017 37.3%
12/8/1995 Father of the Bride Part II $11,134,978 2,148 $76,578,911 $76,578,911 100.0%
11/24/1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story $3,707,770 1,829 $9,315,576 $9,315,576 100.0%
12/20/1991 Father of the Bride $7,031,146 1,712 $89,325,780 $89,325,780 100.0%
7/3/1987 Innerspace $4,739,913 1,603 $19,816,619 $19,816,619 100.0%
Movies: 14Totals:  $768,236,307$1,785,467,895 
 Averages:$12,114,3322,351$54,874,022$127,533,42159.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,732 $43,434,802
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 823 $768,236,307
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,612 $629,879,337
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 778 $496,504,840
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 28,101-28,200) 28,179 $38,120,554
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 801 $1,115,267,204
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,551 $52,524,371
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 932 $1,017,231,588
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,401-12,500) 12,408 $136,827,007
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 673 $763,153,692
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,001-21,100) 21,081 $53,679,446
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,165 $1,100,112,263
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,629 $95,959,173
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 849 $1,785,467,895
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,811 $766,706,344
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 712 $1,259,658,532
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 24,601-24,700) 24,698 $91,800,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 966 $2,215,379,467
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,608 $36,039
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 855 $8,110,975
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 22 $35,287,788
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 790 $6,661,371
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 17 $45,863,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,191 $36,039
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 916 $14,772,346
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Short Film Movies 22 $81,150,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,313 $8,147,014
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Stop-Motion Animation Movies 28 $35,287,788
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,392 $6,661,371
Top International Leading Stars for Stop-Motion Animation Movies 27 $45,863,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,635 $14,808,385
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Stop-Motion Animation Movies 27 $81,150,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,256 $36,039
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $35,287,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 507 $8,110,975
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 407 $45,863,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 557 $6,661,371
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,763 $36,039
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 301-400) 394 $81,150,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 611 $14,772,346
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 780 $35,287,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,572 $36,039
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 788 $8,110,975
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 759 $45,863,000
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 862 $6,661,371
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 760 $81,150,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,735 $36,039
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 959 $14,772,346
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,234 $8,147,014
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 734 $35,287,788
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,245 $6,661,371
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 501-600) 583 $45,863,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,370 $14,808,385
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 601-700) 659 $81,150,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 503 $35,287,788
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 727 $8,110,975
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 201-300) 207 $36,039
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 388 $45,863,000
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 567 $6,661,371
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 446 $81,150,788
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 713 $14,772,346
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 201-300) 207 $36,039


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