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Tom Skerritt

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $1,865,532,508 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,202)
Best-known acting roles: Himself (Ted), Viper (Top Gun), David Drumlin (Contact), Captain Bill Rhodes (Tears of the Sun), Drum Eatenton (Steel Magnolias)
Most productive collaborators: Jodie Foster, Robert Zemeckis, Tom Cruise, Tony Scott, Matthew McConaughey

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting13$436,912,795$294,749,828$731,662,623
Leading2$82,760,434$122,700,000$205,460,434
Cameo1$218,665,740$337,350,887$556,016,627
Lead Ensemble Member1$29,384$0$29,384
(Unclassified)19$348,225,862$24,137,578$372,363,440

Career Trend

This graph shows Tom Skerritt’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
9/29/2017 Lucky Fred  $955,925 $118,168 $1,074,093
8/15/2017 Day of Days   $0 $0 $0
4/22/2016 A Hologram for the King Ron  $4,212,494 $7,635,564 $11,848,058
4/18/2014 Redwood Highway Pete  $134,049 $0 $134,049
1/31/2014 At Middleton   $53,837 $0 $53,837
6/29/2012 Ted Himself  $218,665,740 $337,350,887 $556,016,627
8/26/2011 Redemption Road Santa  $29,384 $0 $29,384
9/11/2009 Whiteout Dr. John Fury  $10,275,638 $1,979,108 $12,254,746
8/8/2008 Beer for My Horses Sherriff Landry  $666,045 $0 $666,045
2/29/2008 Bonneville Emmett  $488,393 $0 $488,393
3/7/2003 Tears of the Sun Captain Bill Rhodes  $43,632,458 $42,000,000 $85,632,458
11/30/2001 Texas Rangers Richard Dukes  $623,374 $0 $623,374
2/26/1999 The Other Sister Radley  $27,807,627 $0 $27,807,627
6/26/1998 Smoke Signals Police Chief  $6,719,300 $1,037,317 $7,756,617
7/11/1997 Contact David Drumlin  $100,920,329 $64,979,671 $165,900,000
1/22/1993 Knight Moves Capt. Frank Sedman  $923,418 $12,744,731 $13,668,149
10/9/1992 A River Runs Through It Rev. Maclean  $43,440,294 $0 $43,440,294
9/18/1992 Singles Mayor Weber  $18,471,850 $0 $18,471,850
5/8/1992 Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue Ham McDonald  $573,904 $0 $573,904
5/8/1992 Poison Ivy Darryl  $1,829,804 $0 $1,829,804
12/7/1990 The Rookie Eugene Ackerman  $21,633,874 $0 $21,633,874
11/15/1989 Steel Magnolias Drum Eatenton  $83,759,091 $11,392,847 $95,151,938
6/10/1988 Poltergeist III Bruce Gardner  $14,114,000 $0 $14,114,000
12/31/1987 Wisdom Lloyd Wisdom  $5,715,174 $0 $5,715,174
9/25/1987 The Big Town Phil Carpenter  $1,733,017 $0 $1,733,017
7/10/1987 Maid to Order Charles Montgomery  $9,868,000 $0 $9,868,000
6/6/1986 SpaceCamp Commander Zach Burkstroom  $9,697,739 $0 $9,697,739
5/16/1986 Top Gun Viper  $179,800,601 $177,000,000 $356,800,601
10/21/1983 The Dead Zone Sheriff George Bannerman  $20,766,000 $0 $20,766,000
5/21/1982 Fighting Back John D'Angelo  $3,016,496 $0 $3,016,496
10/23/1981 Silence of the North Walter Reamer  $344,837 $0 $344,837
5/25/1979 Alien Dallas  $80,930,630 $122,700,000 $203,630,630
9/15/1978 Up in Smoke Strawberry  $41,590,893 $0 $41,590,893
1/1/1978 Ice Castles Marcus Winston  $18,000,000 $0 $18,000,000
11/18/1977 The Turning Point Wayne  $33,600,000 $0 $33,600,000
1/1/1970 M*A*S*H Captain Augustus Bedford "Duke" Forrest  $81,600,000 $0 $81,600,000
Movies: 36Totals:$1,086,594,215$778,938,293$1,865,532,508
  Averages:$30,183,173$21,637,175$51,820,347

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/26/2011 Redemption Road $19,152 26 $29,384 $29,384 100.0%
5/8/1992 Poison Ivy $0 0 $1,829,804 $1,829,804 100.0%
5/25/1979 Alien $3,522,581 757 $80,930,630 $203,630,630 39.7%
Movies: 3Totals:  $82,789,818$205,489,818 
 Averages:$1,180,578261$27,596,606$68,496,60679.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/29/2017 Lucky $43,293 111 $955,925 $1,074,093 89.0%
4/22/2016 A Hologram for the King $1,138,578 523 $4,212,494 $11,848,058 35.6%
4/18/2014 Redwood Highway $0 17 $134,049 $134,049 100.0%
1/31/2014 At Middleton $33,768 20 $53,837 $53,837 100.0%
9/11/2009 Whiteout $4,915,104 2,745 $10,275,638 $12,254,746 83.9%
2/29/2008 Bonneville $174,571 101 $488,393 $488,393 100.0%
3/7/2003 Tears of the Sun $17,057,213 2,973 $43,632,458 $85,632,458 51.0%
2/26/1999 The Other Sister $6,624,445 1,863 $27,807,627 $27,807,627 100.0%
6/26/1998 Smoke Signals $43,574 353 $6,719,300 $7,756,617 86.6%
7/11/1997 Contact $20,584,908 2,314 $100,920,329 $165,900,000 60.8%
10/9/1992 A River Runs Through It $0 1,080 $43,440,294 $43,440,294 100.0%
9/18/1992 Singles $4,184,875 1,330 $18,471,850 $18,471,850 100.0%
5/16/1986 Top Gun $8,193,052 1,531 $179,800,601 $356,800,601 50.4%
Movies: 13Totals:  $436,912,795$731,662,623 
 Averages:$4,845,6451,151$33,608,677$56,281,74081.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,264 $82,789,818
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,094 $436,912,795
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 951 $867,928,475
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,127 $347,640,479
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,115 $237,137,590
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 $218,665,740
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 816 $1,086,594,215
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,078 $122,700,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,963 $294,749,828
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,510 $441,587,406
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,508 $309,432,840
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,088 $337,350,887
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office 85 $337,350,887
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,942 $778,938,293
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,136 $205,489,818
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,825 $731,662,623
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,697 $1,309,515,881
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,323 $657,073,319
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,913 $574,488,477
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 89 $556,016,627
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,202 $1,865,532,508
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 43 96
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 36 96
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 751 $82,789,818
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 632 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 601-700) 668 $205,489,818
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,001 $82,789,818
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 812 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 891 $205,489,818
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,907 $1,859,188
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 195 $80,930,630
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 182 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,467 $1,859,188
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 196 $203,630,630
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,272 $29,384
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 538 $1,829,804
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies 55 $80,930,630
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies 28 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,532 $29,384
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 601-700) 631 $1,829,804
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies 41 $203,630,630
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,859 $29,384
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $82,760,434
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 329 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,936 $29,384
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 382 $205,460,434
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 273 $80,930,630
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 240 $122,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 251 $203,630,630


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