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Pete Postlethwaite

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 28 films, with $3,090,924,794 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #525)
Best-known acting roles: Maurice Fischer (Inception), Spyros (Clash of the Titans), Roland Tembo (The Lost World: Jurassic Park), Fergus "Fergie" Colm (The Town), Father Brennan (The Omen)
Most productive collaborators: Leonardo DiCaprio, Thomas Tull, Christopher Nolan, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting12$1,007,453,396$1,658,626,044$2,666,079,440
Leading2$25,096,862$1,019,343$26,116,205
(Unclassified)14$256,933,160$141,795,989$398,729,149

Career Trend

This graph shows Pete Postlethwaite’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


Featured Blu-ray: The Shipping News

March 26th, 2013

The Shipping News came out in 2001, but despite its hefty budget and its strong cast, the film didn't open wide and struggled to expand significantly. Granted, opening in "select theaters" is arguably the hardest release strategy to pull off, so its struggles are not surprising. If it had opened wide, would it have thrived? Or would it have struggled no matter what? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/28/2012 Solomon Kane William Crowthorn  $0 $15,275,793 $15,275,793
11/4/2011 Killing Bono Karl  $0 $1,019,343 $1,019,343
9/17/2010 The Town Fergus "Fergie" Colm  $92,186,262 $60,380,619 $152,566,881
7/16/2010 Inception Maurice Fischer  $292,576,195 $539,825,887 $832,402,082
4/9/2010 Valley of the Hearts Delight   $118,666 $0 $118,666
4/1/2010 Clash of the Titans Spyros  $163,214,888 $330,000,000 $493,214,888
9/14/2007 Closing the Ring Michael Quinlan  $0 $0 $0
6/6/2006 The Omen Father Brennan  $54,607,383 $64,688,201 $119,295,584
12/2/2005 Aeon Flux The Keeper  $25,857,987 $28,055,586 $53,913,573
8/31/2005 The Constant Gardener Marcus Lorbeer  $33,579,798 $52,721,801 $86,301,599
7/8/2005 Dark Water Veeck  $25,473,093 $24,000,000 $49,473,093
12/25/2001 The Shipping News Tert X. Card  $11,405,825 $13,000,000 $24,405,825
4/20/2001 The Rat Hubert  $2,501 $0 $2,501
3/26/1999 Among Giants Raymond 'Ray'  $64,359 $0 $64,359
12/12/1997 Amistad Holabird  $44,212,592 $14,037,559 $58,250,151
5/23/1997 Brassed Off Danny  $2,589,188 $0 $2,589,188
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Roland Tembo  $229,086,679 $389,552,320 $618,638,999
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet Father Laurence  $46,338,728 $101,203,653 $147,542,381
5/31/1996 Dragonheart Gilbert  $51,364,680 $53,000,000 $104,364,680
4/12/1996 James and the Giant Peach Old Man  $28,921,264 $0 $28,921,264
8/16/1995 The Usual Suspects Kobayashi  $23,341,568 $11,107,788 $34,449,356
12/29/1993 In the Name of the Father Guiseppe Conlon  $25,096,862 $0 $25,096,862
10/30/1992 Waterland Henry Crick  $1,034,287 $0 $1,034,287
9/25/1992 The Last of the Mohicans Captain Beams  $75,505,856 $0 $75,505,856
5/22/1992 Alien 3 David  $54,927,174 $103,572,826 $158,500,000
5/1/1992 Split Second Paulsen  $5,430,822 $0 $5,430,822
10/13/1989 To Kill a Priest Josef  $30,000 $0 $30,000
3/1/1985 A Private Function Douglas J. Nuttol the Butcher  $2,516,761 $0 $2,516,761
Movies: 28Totals:$1,289,483,418$1,801,441,376$3,090,924,794
  Averages:$46,052,979$64,337,192$110,390,171

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/4/2011 Killing Bono $0 0 $0 $1,019,343 0.0%
12/29/1993 In the Name of the Father $0 495 $25,096,862 $25,096,862 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $25,096,862$26,116,205 
 Averages:$0248$12,548,431$13,058,10350.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/28/2012 Solomon Kane $0 0 $0 $15,275,793 0.0%
9/17/2010 The Town $23,808,032 2,935 $92,186,262 $152,566,881 60.4%
7/16/2010 Inception $62,785,337 3,792 $292,576,195 $832,402,082 35.1%
4/1/2010 Clash of the Titans $61,235,105 3,802 $163,214,888 $493,214,888 33.1%
9/14/2007 Closing the Ring $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/2/2005 Aeon Flux $12,661,112 2,608 $25,857,987 $53,913,573 48.0%
8/31/2005 The Constant Gardener $8,673,803 1,387 $33,579,798 $86,301,599 38.9%
7/8/2005 Dark Water $9,939,251 2,657 $25,473,093 $49,473,093 51.5%
12/12/1997 Amistad $4,573,523 1,019 $44,212,592 $58,250,151 75.9%
5/22/1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park $72,132,785 3,565 $229,086,679 $618,638,999 37.0%
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet $11,133,231 1,963 $46,338,728 $147,542,381 31.4%
5/22/1992 Alien 3 $23,141,188 2,227 $54,927,174 $158,500,000 34.7%
Movies: 12Totals:  $1,007,453,396$2,666,079,440 
 Averages:$24,173,6142,163$83,954,450$222,173,28740.5%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,017 $25,096,862
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 452 $1,007,453,396
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 429 $1,289,364,752
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 795 $470,500,921
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 973 $481,264,176
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 591 $1,289,483,418
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,280 $1,019,343
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 377 $1,658,626,044
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 395 $1,801,441,376
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 701-800) 796 $634,191,088
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 647 $893,825,887
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 530 $1,801,441,376
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,456 $26,116,205
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 411 $2,666,079,440
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 382 $3,090,806,128
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 772 $1,104,692,009
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 685 $1,375,090,063
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 525 $3,090,924,794
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 133 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 128 41
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 168 $25,096,862
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 101-200) 185 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $25,096,862
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Factual Book/Article Movies (Rank 201-300) 233 $1,019,343
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,757 $25,096,862
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,958 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,172 $26,116,205
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 226 $25,096,862
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 439 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 279 $26,116,205
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 561 $25,096,862
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 956 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,311 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 727 $25,096,862
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 903 $25,096,862
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,554 $1,019,343
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,085 $26,116,205
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 450 $25,096,862
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 481 $25,096,862


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