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Wilford Brimley

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $831,563,763 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,892)
Best-known acting roles: William Devasher (The Firm), Frank Brackett (In & Out), Ben Luckett (Cocoon), Uncle Douvee (Hard Target), Pop Fisher (The Natural)
Most productive collaborators: Tom Cruise, Sydney Pollack, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Scott Rudin, Kevin Kline

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$244,499,307$131,400,000$375,899,307
Lead Ensemble Member1$76,257,348$0$76,257,348
(Unclassified)19$379,407,108$0$379,407,108

Career Trend

This graph shows Wilford Brimley’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
4/6/2001 Brigham City Stu  $852,206 $0 $852,206
9/19/1997 In & Out Frank Brackett  $63,826,569 $19,400,000 $83,226,569
12/20/1996 My Fellow Americans Joe Hollis  $22,331,846 $0 $22,331,846
9/8/1995 Last of the Dogmen Narrator  $7,008,542 $0 $7,008,542
8/20/1993 Hard Target Uncle Douvee  $31,636,358 $0 $31,636,358
6/30/1993 The Firm William Devasher  $158,340,892 $112,000,000 $270,340,892
11/23/1988 Cocoon: The Return Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett  $18,924,919 $0 $18,924,919
10/11/1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins Harold Smith  $14,393,902 $0 $14,393,902
6/21/1985 Cocoon Ben Luckett  $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
9/29/1984 Country Otis  $8,400,000 $0 $8,400,000
5/11/1984 The Natural Pop Fisher  $47,951,979 $0 $47,951,979
3/9/1984 The Hotel New Hampshire Iowa Bob  $5,142,858 $0 $5,142,858
3/2/1984 Harry & Son Tom Keach  $4,900,000 $0 $4,900,000
3/18/1983 High Road to China Bradley Tozer  $28,416,459 $0 $28,416,459
3/11/1983 10 to Midnight Captain Malone  $7,175,592 $0 $7,175,592
3/4/1983 Tender Mercies Harry  $8,443,124 $0 $8,443,124
1/1/1983 Tough Enough Bill Long  $2,433,722 $0 $2,433,722
6/25/1982 The Thing Dr. Blair  $13,782,838 $0 $13,782,838
11/19/1981 Absence of Malice Asst. U.S. Atty. Gen. James A. Wells  $33,312,129 $0 $33,312,129
6/20/1980 Brubaker Rogers  $37,121,708 $0 $37,121,708
12/19/1979 The Electric Horseman Farmer  $42,670,138 $0 $42,670,138
3/16/1979 The China Syndrome Ted Spindler  $35,708,042 $0 $35,708,042
6/11/1969 True Grit   $31,132,592 $0 $31,132,592
Movies: 23Totals:$700,163,763$131,400,000$831,563,763
  Averages:$30,441,903$5,713,043$36,154,946

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/21/1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 1,163 $76,257,348 $76,257,348 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $76,257,348$76,257,348 
 Averages:$7,936,4271,163$76,257,348$76,257,348100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/19/1997 In & Out $15,019,821 2,452 $63,826,569 $83,226,569 76.7%
12/20/1996 My Fellow Americans $2,860,334 1,915 $22,331,846 $22,331,846 100.0%
6/30/1993 The Firm $32,476,785 2,393 $158,340,892 $270,340,892 58.6%
Movies: 3Totals:  $244,499,307$375,899,307 
 Averages:$16,785,6472,253$81,499,769$125,299,76978.4%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,314 $76,257,348
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,186 $244,499,307
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,385 $693,155,221
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,642 $98,589,194
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,501-7,600) 7,529 $158,340,892
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,616 $700,163,763
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 12,901-13,000) 12,971 $131,400,000
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,701-12,800) 12,776 $131,400,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,901-13,000) 12,984 $112,000,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 14,001-14,100) 14,035 $131,400,000
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,800 $76,257,348
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,201-8,300) 8,234 $375,899,307
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,341 $824,555,221
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,544 $98,589,194
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 10,201-10,300) 10,236 $270,340,892
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,892 $831,563,763
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 50 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 57 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 60 94
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,063 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,529 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 218 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 299 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 602 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 789 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 663 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 885 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 287 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 372 $76,257,348


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