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Ernest Borgnine

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $441,597,874 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #8,060)
Best-known acting roles: Kip Killagin (voice) (Small Soldiers), Det. Mike Rogo (The Poseidon Adventure), Dirty Lyle (Convoy), Harry Booth (The Black Hole), Caesar (Gattaca)
Most productive collaborators: Joe Dante, Kirsten Dunst, Gregory Smith, Mike Finnell, Jay Mohr

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading3$8,567,324$0$8,567,324
Supporting2$61,719,105$16,971,802$78,690,907
Lead Ensemble Member2$35,841,901$0$35,841,901
(Unclassified)16$318,488,794$8,948$318,497,742

Career Trend

This graph shows Ernest Borgnine’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


DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 29th, 2014

July 28th, 2014

I is not a bad week on the home market, as we do have a $100 million hit coming out on DVD and Blu-ray. Unfortunately, this $100 million hit is Noah, which is a good movie, but not a Pick of the Week contender. Worse still, it is a very shallow week and on the first page of Amazon.com's new releases list, there are releases that on a normal week would be filler. There are a trio of Pick of the Week contenders: Finding Vivian Maier - Buy from Amazon; It Felt Like Love - Buy from Amazon; and Marty - Blu-ray Buy from Amazon. All three are worth picking up, but in the end I went with Marty as Pick of the Week. More...

Limited Releases and Me

December 7th, 2012

It is a really, really busy week for limited releases. However, of the more than a dozen films on this week's list, only one of them is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, Wagner and Me. That film is a documentary, so even if it does perform well during its opening weekend, it likely won't find any mainstream success. All of the rest are either earning too few reviews to have a Tomatometer Score, or have overall negative reviews. Combined with the previously released Awards Season hopefuls, and there's too much competition for such weak films. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/7/2012 The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente… Rex Page  $10,752 $0 $10,752
6/3/2011 The Lion of Judah Slink the Rat  $0 $0 $0
2/19/2008 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project Himself  $0 $0 $0
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness Milas  $6,575,282 $371,802 $6,947,084
7/31/1998 BASEketball Theodore Denslow  $7,042,541 $0 $7,042,541
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Kip Killagin (voice)  $55,143,823 $16,600,000 $71,743,823
10/24/1997 Gattaca Caesar  $12,532,777 $0 $12,532,777
4/18/1997 McHale's Navy Cobra  $4,408,420 $0 $4,408,420
3/29/1996 All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 Carface  $8,556,572 $0 $8,556,572
1/1/1992 Mistress Himself  $1,102,469 $0 $1,102,469
8/26/1983 Young Warriors Lt. Bob Carrigan  $238,534 $0 $238,534
7/10/1981 Escape from New York Chabbie  $25,244,700 $0 $25,244,700
3/28/1980 When Time Ran Out... Tom Conti  $3,763,988 $0 $3,763,988
12/21/1979 The Black Hole Harry Booth  $35,841,901 $0 $35,841,901
6/28/1978 Convoy Dirty Lyle  $45,000,000 $0 $45,000,000
12/13/1972 The Poseidon Adventure Det. Mike Rogo  $93,300,000 $0 $93,300,000
1/1/1971 Willard Al Martin  $14,545,941 $0 $14,545,941
6/18/1969 The Wild Bunch Dutch Engstrom  $509,424 $0 $509,424
6/15/1967 The Dirty Dozen Major General Worden  $45,300,000 $0 $45,300,000
12/31/1955 Marty Marty  $0 $0 $0
6/18/1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators Strabo  $26,000,000 $8,948 $26,008,948
1/1/1954 Vera Cruz Donnegan  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
8/5/1953 From Here to Eternity Staff Sergeant "Fatso" Judson  $30,500,000 $0 $30,500,000
Movies: 23Totals:$424,617,124$16,980,750$441,597,874
  Averages:$18,461,614$738,293$19,199,908

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/7/2012 The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente… $3,099 2 $10,752 $10,752 100.0%
6/3/2011 The Lion of Judah $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/29/1996 All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 $2,256,118 2,037 $8,556,572 $8,556,572 100.0%
12/21/1979 The Black Hole $0 0 $35,841,901 $35,841,901 100.0%
12/31/1955 Marty $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 5Totals:  $44,409,225$44,409,225 
 Averages:$451,843408$8,881,845$8,881,845100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness $3,001,719 1,211 $6,575,282 $6,947,084 94.6%
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers $14,047,592 2,613 $55,143,823 $71,743,823 76.9%
Movies: 2Totals:  $61,719,105$78,690,907 
 Averages:$8,524,6561,912$30,859,553$39,345,45485.8%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,724 $44,409,225
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 22,101-22,200) 22,168 $61,719,105
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,402 $360,916,729
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,166 $61,729,857
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,120 $424,617,124
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 33,701-33,800) 33,771 $16,971,802
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 47,201-47,300) 47,233 $380,750
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,885 $16,971,802
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 36,001-36,100) 36,062 $16,980,750
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,219 $44,409,225
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 28,601-28,700) 28,685 $78,690,907
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,701-8,800) 8,732 $361,297,479
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,890 $78,701,659
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,060 $441,597,874
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 85 79
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 63 79
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,097 $44,409,225
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,454 $44,409,225
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,301-5,400) 5,335 $10,752
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 69 $8,556,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,901-6,000) 5,946 $10,752
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Hand Animation Movies 84 $8,556,572
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,821 $10,752
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 298 $35,841,901
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 546 $8,556,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,254 $10,752
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 379 $35,841,901
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 596 $8,556,572
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 932 $8,556,572
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,813 $10,752
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,029 $8,556,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,958 $10,752
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $8,556,572
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,726 $10,752
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $8,556,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,200 $10,752
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 495 $35,841,901
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 143 $8,556,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 529 $35,841,901
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $8,556,572


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