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David Spade

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 31 films, with $2,661,061,446 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #766)
Best-known acting roles: Griffin the Invisible Man (Hotel Transylvania 2), Marcus Higgins (Grown Ups), Griffin (Hotel Transylvania), Marcus Higgins (Grown Ups 2), (I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry)
Best-known technical roles: Joe Dirt (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Dennis Dugan, Robert Smigel, Genndy Tartakovsky

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLead Ensemble Member5$677,288,699$809,585,722$1,486,874,421
Leading3$32,330,354$0$32,330,354
Supporting3$184,608,416$156,361,060$340,969,476
Cameo2$38,453,576$14,489,521$52,943,097
Inverviewee1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)17$588,071,846$159,872,252$747,944,098
In Technical RolesScreenwriter2$27,087,695$3,900,000$30,987,695

Career Trend

This graph shows David Spade’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


2018 Preview: July

July 1st, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp

June was amazing, with two absolute monster hits and a solid $100 million hit. By the end of the month, 2018’s lead over 2017 will be well over $500 million, or close to 10%. Even if 2018 only managed to maintain this lead in terms of raw numbers for the rest of the year, it will be a massive jump at the box office. As for July, there are a couple of potential monster hits, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Mission: Impossible—Fallout, plus four potential $100 million hits. Last July, there was only one monster hit, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and three $100 million hits. I don’t think 2018 will match 2017 at the top, but 2018 appears to have more depth and that should put it a little ahead over the full month. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Father of the Year   $0 $0 $0
6/22/2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Griffin the Invisible Man  $63,605,830 $54,764,143 $118,369,973
9/23/2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Griffin the Invisible Man  $169,700,110 $301,051,288 $470,751,398
8/11/2015 I Am Chris Farley Himself  $0 $0 $0
7/16/2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser Joe Dirt  $0 $0 $0
6/3/2015 Entourage David Spade  $32,363,404 $13,989,521 $46,352,925
12/31/2013 Shou Hu Zhe Sen Lin   $0 $0 $0
7/12/2013 Grown Ups 2 Marcus Higgins  $133,668,525 $113,355,283 $247,023,808
9/27/2012 Hotel Transylvania Griffin  $148,313,048 $230,192,764 $378,505,812
11/11/2011 Jack and Jill Todd  $74,158,157 $76,361,060 $150,519,217
6/25/2010 Grown Ups Marcus Higgins  $162,001,186 $110,222,244 $272,223,430
7/20/2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry   $119,725,280 $65,983,182 $185,708,462
4/7/2006 The Benchwarmers Richie Goodman  $59,843,754 $5,219,972 $65,063,726
1/6/2006 Grandma’s Boy Shylo  $6,090,172 $500,000 $6,590,172
1/14/2005 Racing Stripes Scuzz  $49,772,522 $40,183,018 $89,955,540
9/5/2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Dickie Roberts  $22,734,486 $1,000,000 $23,734,486
4/11/2001 Joe Dirt Joe Dirt  $27,087,695 $3,900,000 $30,987,695
12/15/2000 The Emperor's New Groove Kuzco/Kuzco Llama  $89,296,573 $80,000,000 $169,296,573
7/21/2000 Loser Video Store Man  $15,464,026 $2,786,080 $18,250,106
4/23/1999 Lost and Found Dylan  $6,552,255 $0 $6,552,255
11/20/1998 The Rugrats Movie Ranger Frank (voice)  $100,494,685 $40,400,000 $140,894,685
2/20/1998 Senseless Scott Thorpe  $13,109,234 $0 $13,109,234
4/18/1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Ernie Lipscomb  $3,602,884 $400,000 $4,002,884
12/20/1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America   $63,118,386 $0 $63,118,386
8/23/1996 A Very Brady Sequel Hair stylist (uncredited)  $21,443,204 $0 $21,443,204
2/2/1996 Black Sheep Steve Dodds  $32,330,354 $0 $32,330,354
3/31/1995 Tommy Boy Richard Hayden  $32,648,673 $0 $32,648,673
4/29/1994 PCU Rand McPherson  $4,333,569 $0 $4,333,569
2/18/1994 Reality Bites Hot Dog Vendor Mgr. (uncredited)  $20,079,850 $0 $20,079,850
7/23/1993 Coneheads Turnbull  $21,153,686 $0 $21,153,686
4/3/1987 Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Kyle  $28,061,343 $0 $28,061,343
Movies: 31Totals:$1,520,752,891$1,140,308,555$2,661,061,446
  Averages:$49,056,545$36,784,147$85,840,692

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2018 Father of the Year $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/22/2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation $45,352,609 4,267 $63,605,830 $118,369,973 53.7%
9/23/2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $48,464,322 3,768 $169,700,110 $470,751,398 36.0%
7/16/2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/12/2013 Grown Ups 2 $41,508,572 3,491 $133,668,525 $247,023,808 54.1%
9/27/2012 Hotel Transylvania $42,522,194 3,384 $148,313,048 $378,505,812 39.2%
6/25/2010 Grown Ups $40,506,564 3,534 $162,001,186 $272,223,430 59.5%
2/2/1996 Black Sheep $10,593,609 2,092 $32,330,354 $32,330,354 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $709,619,053$1,519,204,775 
 Averages:$28,618,4842,567$88,702,382$189,900,59757.1%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/11/2011 Jack and Jill $25,003,575 3,438 $74,158,157 $150,519,217 49.3%
12/15/2000 The Emperor's New Groove $9,812,302 2,887 $89,296,573 $169,296,573 52.7%
7/23/1993 Coneheads $7,100,501 1,978 $21,153,686 $21,153,686 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $184,608,416$340,969,476 
 Averages:$13,972,1262,768$61,536,139$113,656,49267.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 231 $709,619,053
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,375 $184,608,416
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 811 $961,611,232
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 488 $751,446,856
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,943 $127,750,149
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 918 $38,453,576
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 473 $1,520,752,891
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 258 $809,585,722
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 11,501-11,600) 11,504 $156,361,060
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,893 $419,627,821
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 560 $885,946,782
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 15,001-15,100) 15,045 $94,489,521
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 903 $14,489,521
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,099 $1,140,308,555
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 $1,519,204,775
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,301-9,400) 9,307 $340,969,476
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,594 $1,381,239,053
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 528 $1,637,393,638
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,401-12,500) 12,484 $222,239,670
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 950 $52,943,097
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 766 $2,661,061,446
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 118 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 149 51
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 142 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 175 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 80
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 199 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 242 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 238 65
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 290 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 266 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 178 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 201 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 190 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 251 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 227 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 215 67
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies 91 $709,619,053
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies 93 $809,585,722
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies 88 $1,519,204,775
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 373 $328,000,065
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 54 $381,618,988
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 569 $223,577,527
Top International Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 64 $586,008,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 470 $551,577,592
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Digital Animation Movies 61 $967,627,183
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 173 $328,000,065
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 64 $381,618,988
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 257 $223,577,527
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 66 $586,008,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $551,577,592
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies 69 $967,627,183
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 144 $381,618,988
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 70 $328,000,065
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $586,008,195
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 73 $223,577,527
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 101-200) 150 $967,627,183
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 74 $551,577,592
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $328,000,065
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 116 $381,618,988
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 411 $223,577,527
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 109 $586,008,195
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 333 $551,577,592
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 107 $967,627,183
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 8 $677,288,699
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $32,330,354
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 10 $809,585,722
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies 8 $1,486,874,421
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 412 $32,330,354

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/16/2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser Screenwriter $0 $0 $0
4/11/2001 Joe Dirt Screenwriter $27,087,695 $3,900,000 $30,987,695
Movies: 2Totals:$27,087,695$3,900,000$30,987,695
  Averages:$13,543,848$1,950,000$15,493,848



Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/16/2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
4/11/2001 Joe Dirt $8,016,008 2,639 $27,087,695 $30,987,695 87.4%
Movies: 2Totals:  $27,087,695$30,987,695 
 Averages:$4,008,0041,320$13,543,848$15,493,84887.4%


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