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Peter Ustinov

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 14 films, with $295,358,656 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #12,108)
Best-known acting roles: Grandad Shannon (The Bachelor), Truck Driver (The Great Muppet Caper), Ballard:The Old Man (Logan's Run), Friedrich (Luther), Hercule Poirot (Death on the Nile)
Most productive collaborators: Agatha Christie, Chris Carreras

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading1$18,000,000$2,290$18,002,290
(Unclassified)13$205,221,830$72,134,536$277,356,366
In Technical RolesDirector1$0$0$0

Career Trend

This graph shows Peter Ustinov’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


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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/26/2003 Luther Friedrich  $5,781,086 $26,955,793 $32,736,879
11/5/1999 The Bachelor Grandad Shannon  $21,731,001 $15,151,377 $36,882,378
12/30/1992 Lorenzo’s Oil Prof. Gus Nikolais  $7,144,115 $0 $7,144,115
1/1/1988 Appointment with Death Hercule Poirot  $960,040 $0 $960,040
3/5/1982 Evil Under the Sun Hercule Poirot  $4,659,287 $0 $4,659,287
6/26/1981 The Great Muppet Caper Truck Driver  $31,206,251 $0 $31,206,251
9/29/1978 Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot  $18,000,000 $2,290 $18,002,290
1/1/1976 Logan's Run Ballard:The Old Man  $25,000,000 $0 $25,000,000
2/8/1968 Blackbeard's Ghost Captain Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach  $21,540,050 $0 $21,540,050
10/31/1967 The Comedians Ambassador Pineda  $5,200,000 $0 $5,200,000
1/1/1964 Topkapi Arthur Simon Simpson  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
10/7/1960 Spartacus Lentulus Batiatus  $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $60,000,000
1/1/1954 The Egyptian Kaptah  $15,000,000 $0 $15,000,000
2/23/1951 Quo Vadis? Nero  $30,000,000 $27,366 $30,027,366
Movies: 14Totals:$223,221,830$72,136,826$295,358,656
  Averages:$15,944,416$5,152,630$21,097,047

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/29/1978 Death on the Nile $0 0 $18,000,000 $18,002,290 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $18,000,000$18,002,290 
 Averages:$00$18,000,000$18,002,290100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,266 $18,000,000
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,301-6,400) 6,366 $223,221,830
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,521 $18,000,000
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,097 $223,221,830
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,731 $2,290
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,701-19,800) 19,744 $72,136,826
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,231 $2,290
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,401-21,500) 21,451 $72,136,826
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,828 $18,002,290
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,901-11,000) 10,962 $295,358,656
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,727 $18,002,290
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,101-12,200) 12,108 $295,358,656
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 98 71
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,503 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,494 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,872 $18,002,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,996 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,378 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,510 $18,002,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 433 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,010 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 586 $18,002,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 640 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,002 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 801-900) 875 $18,002,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 830 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,052 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 801-900) 896 $18,002,290
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 454 $18,000,000
Top International Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 461 $2,290
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $18,002,290

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/30/1962 Billy Budd Director $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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