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Ben Stein

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 20 films, with $1,348,320,435 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,929)
Best-known acting roles: Rugg (Casper), Dr. Neuman (The Mask), Public Works Official (Ghostbusters II), Economics Teacher (Ferris Bueller's Day Off), Wichita Airport Representative (Planes, Trains & Automobiles)
Most productive collaborators: Christina Ricci, Brad Silberling, Bill Pullman, Colin Wilson, Cathy Moriarty
Also credited as: Benjamin J. Stein

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$339,894,627$413,914,112$753,808,739
Cameo2$36,495,549$0$36,495,549
Leading1$7,720,487$0$7,720,487
(Unclassified)13$325,890,398$224,405,262$550,295,660

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/18/2008 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed Himself  $7,720,487 $0 $7,720,487
2/2/2007 Fired! Himself  $5,661 $0 $5,661
2/18/2005 Son of the Mask Dr. Neuman  $17,018,422 $42,900,000 $59,918,422
11/6/2002 Santa vs. The Snowman 'Spunky' the Elf  $10,259,134 $12,500,000 $22,759,134
8/10/2001 Osmosis Jones Doc  $13,596,911 $0 $13,596,911
8/22/1997 A Smile Like Yours Clinic Video Narrator  $3,317,930 $0 $3,317,930
8/14/1996 House Arrest Ralph Doyle  $6,906,987 $0 $6,906,987
5/26/1995 Casper Rugg  $100,328,194 $181,971,806 $282,300,000
1/27/1995 Miami Rhapsody Rabbi  $5,086,578 $0 $5,086,578
12/21/1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h School Teacher  $38,087,756 $0 $38,087,756
7/29/1994 The Mask* Dr. Neuman  $119,920,129 $231,700,000 $351,620,129
7/22/1994 North Curator  $6,583,223 $0 $6,583,223
2/11/1994 My Girl 2 Stanley Rosenfeld  $16,559,100 $0 $16,559,100
6/25/1993 Dennis the Menace Boss  $51,270,765 $66,000,000 $117,270,765
8/28/1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Walter  $35,208,854 $0 $35,208,854
5/31/1991 Soapdish Nitwit  $36,489,888 $0 $36,489,888
6/16/1989 Ghostbusters II Public Works Official  $112,494,738 $103,005,262 $215,500,000
11/25/1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles Wichita Airport Representative  $49,509,935 $242,306 $49,752,241
6/11/1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Economics Teacher  $70,136,369 $0 $70,136,369
9/28/1984 The Wild Life Surplus Salesman  $9,500,000 $0 $9,500,000
Movies: 20Totals:$710,001,061$638,319,374$1,348,320,435
  Averages:$35,500,053$31,915,969$67,416,022

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/18/2008 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed $2,970,848 1,052 $7,720,487 $7,720,487 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $7,720,487$7,720,487 
 Averages:$2,970,8481,052$7,720,487$7,720,487100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/26/1995 Casper $22,091,975 2,757 $100,328,194 $282,300,000 35.5%
7/29/1994 The Mask $23,117,068 2,516 $119,920,129 $351,620,129 34.1%
11/25/1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles $7,009,482 1,684 $49,509,935 $49,752,241 99.5%
6/11/1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off $6,275,647 1,330 $70,136,369 $70,136,369 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $339,894,627$753,808,739 
 Averages:$14,623,5432,072$84,973,657$188,452,18567.3%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,600 $7,720,487
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,175 $339,894,627
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,454 $673,505,512
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,613 $256,738,211
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 876 $36,495,549
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,589 $710,001,061
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,932 $413,914,112
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,106 $638,319,374
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,995 $413,671,806
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,591 $638,319,374
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,275 $7,720,487
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,692 $753,808,739
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,694 $1,311,824,886
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,309 $670,410,017
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,026 $36,495,549
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,929 $1,348,320,435
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 273 $7,720,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 369 $7,720,487
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,295 $7,720,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,945 $7,720,487
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Factual Movies 54 $7,720,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Factual Movies 70 $7,720,487
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 13 $7,720,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Documentary Movies 18 $7,720,487
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 958 $7,720,487
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 998 $7,720,487


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