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Charles Bronson

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $265,226,722 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #13,223)
Best-known acting roles: Joseph T. Wadislaw (The Dirty Dozen), Paul Kersey (Death Wish 3), Paul Kersey (Death Wish II), Paul Kersey (Death Wish), Holland/Bart Smith (The Evil That Men Do)
Born: November 3rd, 1921
Died: August 30th, 2003

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading6$69,984,204$0$69,984,204
Supporting3$57,235,596$0$57,235,596
(Unclassified)16$138,006,922$0$138,006,922

Career Trend

This graph shows Charles Bronson’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
7/7/1994 The White Buffalo   $0 $0 $0
1/14/1994 Death Wish V: The Face of Death Paul Kersey  $1,711,424 $0 $1,711,424
9/20/1991 The Indian Runner Mr. Roberts  $191,125 $0 $191,125
2/3/1989 Kinjite Lieutenant Crowe  $3,088,086 $0 $3,088,086
1/1/1988 Messenger of Death Garret Smith  $3,074,681 $0 $3,074,681
11/6/1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Paul Kersey  $6,880,310 $0 $6,880,310
1/9/1987 Assassination Jay Killion  $6,075,793 $0 $6,075,793
4/18/1986 Murphy's Law Jack Murphy  $9,947,631 $0 $9,947,631
11/1/1985 Death Wish 3 Paul Kersey  $16,116,878 $0 $16,116,878
9/21/1984 The Evil That Men Do Holland/Bart Smith  $13,102,025 $0 $13,102,025
3/11/1983 10 to Midnight Leo Kessler  $7,175,592 $0 $7,175,592
2/19/1982 Death Wish II Paul Kersey  $16,100,000 $0 $16,100,000
1/1/1981 Death Hunt Albert Johnson  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
1/1/1975 Breakout Nick Colton  $16,000,000 $0 $16,000,000
1/1/1975 Hard Times Chaney  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
7/1/1974 Death Wish Paul Kersey  $22,000,000 $0 $22,000,000
10/27/1972 The Valachi Papers Joe Valachi  $17,106,087 $0 $17,106,087
5/28/1969 C'era una volta il West Harmonica  $5,321,508 $0 $5,321,508
6/15/1967 The Dirty Dozen Joseph T. Wadislaw  $45,300,000 $0 $45,300,000
6/23/1965 The Sandpiper Cos Erickson  $13,691,111 $0 $13,691,111
8/8/1963 The Great Escape Flight Lieutenant Danny Willinski  $11,744,471 $0 $11,744,471
8/29/1962 Kid Galahad Lew Nyack  $1,800,000 $0 $1,800,000
1/1/1954 Apache Hondo  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
1/1/1954 Vera Cruz Pittsburgh  $9,000,000 $0 $9,000,000
4/10/1953 House of Wax Igor  $23,800,000 $0 $23,800,000
Movies: 25Totals:$265,226,722$0$265,226,722
  Averages:$10,609,069$0$10,609,069

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/14/1994 Death Wish V: The Face of Death $503,936 248 $1,711,424 $1,711,424 100.0%
11/6/1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown $2,466,557 1,030 $6,880,310 $6,880,310 100.0%
11/1/1985 Death Wish 3 $5,319,116 1,460 $16,116,878 $16,116,878 100.0%
3/11/1983 10 to Midnight $3,050,225 595 $7,175,592 $7,175,592 100.0%
2/19/1982 Death Wish II $0 377 $16,100,000 $16,100,000 100.0%
7/1/1974 Death Wish $0 0 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $69,984,204$69,984,204 
 Averages:$1,889,972618$11,664,034$11,664,034100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/20/1991 The Indian Runner $0 0 $191,125 $191,125 100.0%
6/15/1967 The Dirty Dozen $0 0 $45,300,000 $45,300,000 100.0%
8/8/1963 The Great Escape $0 0 $11,744,471 $11,744,471 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $57,235,596$57,235,596 
 Averages:$00$19,078,532$19,078,532100.0%

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) 1,360 $69,984,204
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 23,501-23,600) 23,589 $57,235,596
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,090 $265,226,722
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,890 $33,744,471
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,695 $265,226,722
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,855 $69,984,204
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 32,601-32,700) 32,658 $57,235,596
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,001-12,100) 12,018 $265,226,722
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,916 $33,744,471
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,201-13,300) 13,223 $265,226,722
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 49 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 60 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 73 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 98 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 116 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 49
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,774 $7,175,592
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 425 $62,808,612
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,236 $7,175,592
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 606 $62,808,612
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,104 $69,984,204
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,583 $69,984,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 686 $69,984,204
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,002 $69,984,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 316 $69,984,204
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $69,984,204
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,025 $17,828,302
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,262 $17,828,302
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 489 $16,100,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 441 $22,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 532 $16,100,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 453 $22,000,000


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