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Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton
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Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $124,500,000 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #24,115)
Best-known acting roles: Jimmy the Crook (It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World), Archive Footage (That's Entertainment), Train conductor (Around the World in 80 Days), Hickey (In the Good Old Summertime)
Born: October 4th, 1895
Died: February 1st, 1966

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Career Summary

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As an ActorCameo1$42,000,000$0$42,000,000

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists

Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,701-14,800) 14,739 $110,800,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 37,601-37,700) 37,620 $13,700,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 24,101-24,200) 24,115 $124,500,000

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.

Home Market Releases for February 14th, 2017

February 13th, 2017


It is an interesting week with four top-notch releases. Unfortunately, two of those releases, Doctor Strange and Moonlight, are VOD only. This leaves just two contenders for Pick of the Week: Arrival and The Edge of Seventeen. Both are absolute must haves, but Arrival’s Blu-ray or 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack have far more extras and it is the Pick of the Week. More...

2016 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III - Limited Releases, Classics, Foreign Imports

December 14th, 2016

Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro

After dealing with first-run releases and TV on DVD releases, we come to the instalment of our Holiday Gift Guide that deals with limited releases, classics, and foreign imports. This list should be longer than last week, but hopefully I won’t go overboard. More...

Home Market Releases for May 24th, 2016

May 24th, 2016


There are not a lot of first-run releases on this week's list and none that are contenders for Pick of the Week. That's not to say there are no contenders, but they come from catalog releases, TV on DVD, etc. Buster Keaton: The Shorts Collection 1917-1923 on Blu-ray tops that list. However, I'm going with Mustang on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack as the Pick of the Week. The screener arrived late, but it was worth it. More...

2012 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 15th, 2012

We are getting closer and closer to Christmas and we are getting to the crunch time for gift shopping. After checking out first run releases and franchise box sets in Part I and TV on DVD releases in Part II, this week we look at limited releases, classics, and foreign films. Some are pretty obvious choices, as we had a few limited releases that broke into the mainstream during their theatrical releases, but there are also a few more films that slipped beneath the radar the last time around. The biggest of these is... More...

All Acting Credits

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9/9/2014 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to …   $0 $0 $0
1/1/1974 That's Entertainment Archive Footage  $19,100,000 $0 $19,100,000
11/7/1963 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Jimmy the Crook  $46,300,000 $13,700,000 $60,000,000
10/17/1956 Around the World in 80 Days Train conductor  $42,000,000 $0 $42,000,000
10/31/1952 Limelight   $0 $0 $0
7/29/1949 In the Good Old Summertime Hickey  $3,400,000 $0 $3,400,000
9/27/1927 College Ronald  $0 $0 $0
Movies: 7Totals:$110,800,000$13,700,000$124,500,000

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles

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9/27/1927 College $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists