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George C. Scott

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 19 films, with $366,701,459 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #9,448)
Best-known acting roles: Dr. Kessler (Malice), Percival C. McLeach (The Rescuers Down Under), Lt. William "Bill" Kinderman (The Exorcist III), General Harlan Bache (Taps), Gen. George S. Patton (Patton)
Most productive collaborators: Harold Becker, Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Aaron Sorkin, Timothy Hutton

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$60,867,792$0$60,867,792
Supporting1$46,038,636$0$46,038,636
(Unclassified)16$239,495,031$20,300,000$259,795,031

Career Trend

This graph shows George C. Scott’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/22/1999 Gloria Ruby  $4,167,493 $800,000 $4,967,493
9/15/1995 Angus Ivan  $4,812,891 $0 $4,812,891
12/31/1993 Curacao   $0 $0 $0
10/1/1993 Malice Dr. Kessler  $46,038,636 $0 $46,038,636
11/16/1990 The Rescuers Down Under Percival C. McLeach  $27,931,461 $19,500,000 $47,431,461
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III Lt. William "Bill" Kinderman   $25,011,739 $0 $25,011,739
5/11/1984 Firestarter John Rainbird  $15,136,870 $0 $15,136,870
12/9/1981 Taps General Harlan Bache  $35,856,053 $0 $35,856,053
12/19/1980 The Formula Lt. Barney Caine LAPD  $8,894,289 $0 $8,894,289
1/1/1980 The Changeling John Russell  $12,000,000 $0 $12,000,000
3/4/1977 Islands in the Stream Thomas Hudson  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
12/25/1975 The Hindenburg Colonel Franz Ritter  $27,945,225 $0 $27,945,225
7/31/1974 Bank Shot   $0 $0 $0
1/1/1973 The Day of the Dolphin Dr. Jake Terrell  $2,300,000 $0 $2,300,000
12/17/1971 The Hospital Dr. Herbert "Herb" Bock  $14,142,409 $0 $14,142,409
1/1/1970 Patton Gen. George S. Patton  $62,500,000 $0 $62,500,000
9/28/1966 The Bible Abraham  $34,900,023 $0 $34,900,023
1/29/1964 Dr. Strangelove General "Buck" Turgidson  $9,164,370 $0 $9,164,370
9/25/1961 The Hustler Bert Gordon  $7,600,000 $0 $7,600,000
Movies: 19Totals:$346,401,459$20,300,000$366,701,459
  Averages:$18,231,656$1,068,421$19,300,077

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/17/1990 The Exorcist III $9,312,219 1,414 $25,011,739 $25,011,739 100.0%
12/9/1981 Taps $93,005 792 $35,856,053 $35,856,053 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $60,867,792$60,867,792 
 Averages:$4,702,6121,103$30,433,896$30,433,896100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/1/1993 Malice $9,232,650 1,519 $46,038,636 $46,038,636 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $46,038,636$46,038,636 
 Averages:$9,232,6501,519$46,038,636$46,038,636100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,444 $60,867,792
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 27,101-27,200) 27,193 $46,038,636
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,107 $318,469,998
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,555 $106,906,428
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,038 $346,401,459
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 44,801-44,900) 44,849 $800,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 34,501-34,600) 34,501 $20,300,000
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,976 $60,867,792
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 35,101-35,200) 35,134 $46,038,636
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900) 9,841 $319,269,998
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,427 $106,906,428
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,401-9,500) 9,448 $366,701,459
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 44 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 35 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 36 86
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 121 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 121 53
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 126 53
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $60,867,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 612 $60,867,792
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,187 $60,867,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,695 $60,867,792
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,051 $35,856,053
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 401-500) 452 $25,011,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,313 $35,856,053
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 568 $25,011,739
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 468 $35,856,053
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 101-200) 198 $25,011,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 642 $35,856,053
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 265 $25,011,739
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 924 $25,011,739
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 728 $35,856,053
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,130 $25,011,739
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 790 $35,856,053
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 326 $60,867,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 400 $60,867,792


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