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M. Emmet Walsh

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 65 films, with $2,061,061,952 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,059)
Best-known acting roles: Joe O'Neal (My Best Friend's Wedding), Coleman (Wild Wild West), Uncle Bob (The Odd Life of Timothy Green), George (Snow Dogs), Walt Scheel (Christmas with the Kranks)
Best-known technical roles: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (Executive Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Julia Roberts, P.J. Hogan, Dermot Mulroney, Ronald Bass, Will Smith

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting15$632,235,617$436,162,709$1,068,398,326
(Unclassified)50$880,180,734$112,482,892$992,663,626
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$51,774,002$97,443,353$149,217,355

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2018 Change in the Air   $0 $0 $0
9/11/2015 Boiling Pot Dean Marison  $0 $0 $0
7/3/2014 Calvary Gerald Ryan  $3,600,006 $13,287,735 $16,887,741
4/26/2013 Arthur Newman   $207,853 $0 $207,853
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Uncle Bob  $51,853,450 $3,395,709 $55,249,159
3/24/2009 Big Stan   $0 $1,770,677 $1,770,677
12/7/2007 Man in the Chair Mickey Hopkins  $0 $0 $0
11/4/2005 Christmas in the Clouds Stu O'Malley  $279,225 $0 $279,225
1/14/2005 Racing Stripes Woodzie  $49,772,522 $40,183,018 $89,955,540
11/24/2004 Christmas with the Kranks Walt Scheel  $73,701,902 $22,767,285 $96,469,187
1/18/2002 Snow Dogs George  $81,150,692 $35,747,336 $116,898,028
12/1/2000 Poor White Trash Judge Pike  $3,366 $0 $3,366
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Billy  $31,054,924 $32,145,076 $63,200,000
8/4/1999 The Iron Giant Earl Stutz  $23,159,305 $8,174,612 $31,333,917
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West Coleman  $113,805,681 $107,423,654 $221,229,335
3/13/1998 Chairman of the Board Freemont  $306,715 $0 $306,715
3/6/1998 Twilight Lester Ivar  $15,055,091 $0 $15,055,091
6/20/1997 My Best Friend's Wedding Joe O'Neal  $126,813,153 $172,110,266 $298,923,419
1/17/1997 Albino Alligator Dino  $353,480 $0 $353,480
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet Apothecary  $46,338,728 $101,203,653 $147,542,381
7/19/1995 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home Wilcox  $30,077,111 $0 $30,077,111
6/2/1995 The Glass Shield Hal  $3,270,822 $0 $3,270,822
5/3/1995 Panther Dorsett  $6,834,000 $0 $6,834,000
8/26/1994 Camp Nowhere T.R. Polk  $10,442,641 $0 $10,442,641
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons Uncredited  $11,363,618 $0 $11,363,618
4/24/1992 White Sands Bert Gibson  $9,011,574 $0 $9,011,574
9/21/1990 Narrow Margin Sergeant Dominick Benti  $10,873,237 $0 $10,873,237
4/20/1990 Chattahoochee Morris  $259,486 $0 $259,486
4/19/1989 Red Scorpion Dewey  $4,192,000 $0 $4,192,000
2/16/1989 The Mighty Quinn Fred Miller  $3,992,420 $0 $3,992,420
8/10/1988 Clean and Sober Richard Dirks  $8,674,093 $0 $8,674,093
4/29/1988 Sunset Chief Marvin Dibner  $4,595,000 $0 $4,595,000
3/18/1988 The Milagro Beanfield War Governor  $13,825,794 $0 $13,825,794
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land Captain Haun  $2,877,571 $0 $2,877,571
6/5/1987 Harry and the Hendersons George Henderson Sr.  $29,760,613 $2,800,000 $32,560,613
3/13/1987 Raising Arizona Machine Shop Ear-Bender  $22,847,000 $0 $22,847,000
6/13/1986 Back to School Swim Coach Turnbull  $91,258,000 $0 $91,258,000
4/11/1986 Critters Harv  $13,167,232 $0 $13,167,232
2/14/1986 Wildcats Walt Coes  $26,285,544 $0 $26,285,544
1/31/1986 The Best of Times Charlie  $7,790,931 $0 $7,790,931
5/31/1985 Fletch Doctor Dolan  $46,700,000 $0 $46,700,000
1/18/1985 Blood Simple Loren Visser  $1,690,913 $1,039,964 $2,730,877
11/16/1984 Missing in Action Tuck  $22,812,411 $0 $22,812,411
8/3/1984 Grandview, U.S.A. Mr. Clark  $4,743,119 $0 $4,743,119
6/22/1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village Burns  $6,139,896 $0 $6,139,896
1/20/1984 Scandalous Simon Reynolds  $526,805 $0 $526,805
12/14/1983 Silkwood Walt Yarborough  $35,615,609 $0 $35,615,609
6/25/1982 Blade Runner Bryant  $32,656,328 $6,596,616 $39,252,944
5/28/1982 The Escape Artist Fritz  $23,323 $0 $23,323
2/12/1982 Cannery Row Mack  $2,638,311 $0 $2,638,311
12/4/1981 Reds Speaker - Liberal Club  $50,000,000 $0 $50,000,000
3/13/1981 Back Roads Arthur  $11,809,387 $0 $11,809,387
9/19/1980 Ordinary People Coach Salan  $52,302,978 $0 $52,302,978
6/20/1980 Brubaker C.P. Woodward  $37,121,708 $0 $37,121,708
12/14/1979 The Jerk Madman  $73,691,419 $0 $73,691,419
11/2/1979 The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh Wally Cantrell  $12,922 $0 $12,922
3/11/1977 Airport '77 Dr. Williams  $30,000,000 $0 $30,000,000
1/1/1977 Slap Shot Dickie Dunn  $28,000,000 $0 $28,000,000
1/1/1975 At Long Last Love Harold  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
12/5/1973 Serpico Chief Gallagher  $27,274,150 $0 $27,274,150
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? Arresting Officer  $57,142,740 $0 $57,142,740
1/1/1971 Cold Turkey Art, Disgruntled Townsman  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
1/1/1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes General Winthrop's Aide  $12,300,000 $0 $12,300,000
12/14/1970 Little Big Man Shotgun Guard  $31,559,552 $0 $31,559,552
8/20/1969 Alice's Restaurant Group W Sergeant  $6,300,000 $0 $6,300,000
Movies: 65Totals:$1,512,416,351$548,645,601$2,061,061,952
  Averages:$23,267,944$8,440,702$31,708,645


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/11/2015 Boiling Pot $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/3/2014 Calvary $74,149 322 $3,600,006 $16,887,741 21.3%
4/26/2013 Arthur Newman $112,788 248 $207,853 $207,853 100.0%
8/15/2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green $10,822,903 2,717 $51,853,450 $55,249,159 93.9%
10/8/1999 Random Hearts $13,012,585 2,697 $31,054,924 $63,200,000 49.1%
6/30/1999 Wild Wild West $27,687,484 3,342 $113,805,681 $221,229,335 51.4%
6/20/1997 My Best Friend's Wedding $21,678,377 2,376 $126,813,153 $298,923,419 42.4%
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet $11,133,231 1,963 $46,338,728 $147,542,381 31.4%
4/24/1992 White Sands $3,151,629 1,276 $9,011,574 $9,011,574 100.0%
10/23/1987 No Man’s Land $1,088,273 510 $2,877,571 $2,877,571 100.0%
6/13/1986 Back to School $8,881,035 1,751 $91,258,000 $91,258,000 100.0%
12/14/1983 Silkwood $1,218,322 843 $35,615,609 $35,615,609 100.0%
6/25/1982 Blade Runner $6,150,002 1,325 $32,656,328 $39,252,944 83.2%
3/11/1977 Airport '77 $0 0 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 100.0%
3/10/1972 What's Up, Doc? $0 0 $57,142,740 $57,142,740 100.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $632,235,617$1,068,398,326 
 Averages:$7,000,7191,291$42,149,041$71,226,55576.6%

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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
2/17/2012 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Executive Producer $51,774,002 $97,443,353 $149,217,355
Movies: 1Totals:$51,774,002$97,443,353$149,217,355
  Averages:$51,774,002$97,443,353$149,217,355


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