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Chevy Chase

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $672,277,018 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #310)
Best-known acting roles: Clark Griswold (Vacation), (Hot Tub Time Machine), Tom Brandston (Snow Day), Principal Harbert (Orange County), Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr. (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation)
Most productive collaborators: Steve Pink, John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Josh Heald, Craig Robinson

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading23$672,277,018$0$672,277,018
Supporting15$297,587,566$83,929,249$381,516,815
Cameo3$98,358,047$134,582,095$232,940,142
Inverviewee3$62,684$0$62,684
Lead Ensemble Member1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)3$0$1,481,638$1,481,638

Career Trend

This graph shows Chevy Chase’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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March 25th, 2018

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/21/2018 Love, Gilda Himself  $0 $0 $0
3/27/2018 The Last Movie Star Sonny  $14,410 $0 $14,410
7/22/2016 Bobby the Hedgehog   $0 $1,481,638 $1,481,638
10/23/2015 Shelby: A Magical Holiday Tail   $0 $0 $0
9/25/2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead The Story… Himself  $62,684 $0 $62,684
7/29/2015 Vacation Clark Griswold  $58,884,188 $42,403,227 $101,287,415
6/12/2015 Live from New York! Himself  $0 $0 $0
2/20/2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Repairman  $12,314,651 $137,950 $12,452,601
2/6/2015 Lovesick Lester  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2011 Fletch Won   $0 $0 $0
9/16/2011 Stay Cool Principal Marshall  $0 $0 $0
3/26/2010 Hot Tub Time Machine   $50,269,859 $15,697,891 $65,967,750
12/31/2009 Goose on the Loose Congreve Maddox  $0 $0 $0
1/26/2007 Funny Money   $2,844 $0 $2,844
8/11/2006 Zoom Scientist  $11,989,328 $516,860 $12,506,188
2/24/2006 Doogal Train  $7,578,946 $20,479,706 $28,058,652
11/11/2005 Ellie Parker   $34,410 $0 $34,410
5/5/2004 The Karate Dog Cho-Cho  $0 $0 $0
1/11/2002 Orange County Principal Harbert  $41,059,716 $2,248,991 $43,308,707
2/11/2000 Snow Day Tom Brandston  $60,008,303 $2,444,624 $62,452,927
6/12/1998 Dirty Work Dr. Farthing  $10,020,081 $0 $10,020,081
2/14/1997 Vegas Vacation Clark W. Griswold  $36,470,465 $0 $36,470,465
3/3/1995 Man of the House Jack Sturges  $40,029,009 $0 $40,029,009
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons Norman Robberson  $11,363,618 $0 $11,363,618
6/18/1993 Last Action Hero Cameo Appearance  $50,016,394 $87,282,095 $137,298,489
10/2/1992 Hero (uncredited)  $19,487,173 $47,300,000 $66,787,173
2/28/1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man Nick Holloway  $14,358,033 $0 $14,358,033
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble Chris Thorne  $8,479,793 $0 $8,479,793
2/8/1991 L.A. Story Mr. Christopher (uncredited)  $28,854,480 $0 $28,854,480
12/1/1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr.  $71,319,546 $0 $71,319,546
3/17/1989 Fletch Lives Fletch  $33,266,859 $0 $33,266,859
7/22/1988 Caddyshack II Ty Webb  $11,798,302 $0 $11,798,302
6/3/1988 Funny Farm Andrew 'Andy' Farmer  $25,537,221 $0 $25,537,221
1/15/1988 The Couch Trip Condom Father  $11,005,304 $0 $11,005,304
12/12/1986 Three Amigos Dusty Bottoms  $39,246,734 $0 $39,246,734
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us Emmett Fitz-Hume  $59,526,202 $0 $59,526,202
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Newscaster  $13,961,370 $0 $13,961,370
7/26/1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr.  $49,400,000 $0 $49,400,000
5/31/1985 Fletch Fletch  $46,700,000 $0 $46,700,000
11/4/1983 Deal of the Century Eddie Muntz  $10,400,000 $0 $10,400,000
7/29/1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation Clark Wilhelm Griswold, Jr.  $61,400,000 $0 $61,400,000
12/25/1981 Modern Problems Max Fielder  $24,474,312 $0 $24,474,312
7/31/1981 Under the Rainbow Bruce Thorpe  $18,826,490 $0 $18,826,490
12/19/1980 Seems Like Old Times Nicholas "Nick" J. Gardenia  $23,200,000 $0 $23,200,000
7/25/1980 Caddyshack Ty Webb  $39,846,344 $0 $39,846,344
7/11/1980 Oh Heavenly Dog Browning  $6,216,067 $0 $6,216,067
7/14/1978 Foul Play Tony Carlson  $40,415,179 $0 $40,415,179
1/1/1974 The Groove Tube The Fingers/Geritan/Four Leaf Clover  $20,447,000 $0 $20,447,000
Movies: 48Totals:$1,068,285,315$219,992,982$1,288,278,297
  Averages:$22,255,944$4,583,187$26,839,131

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/16/2011 Stay Cool $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/31/2009 Goose on the Loose $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/26/2007 Funny Money $1,839 4 $2,844 $2,844 100.0%
2/14/1997 Vegas Vacation $12,837,927 2,070 $36,470,465 $36,470,465 100.0%
3/3/1995 Man of the House $9,473,317 2,059 $40,029,009 $40,029,009 100.0%
4/15/1994 Cops and Robbersons $3,724,254 1,836 $11,363,618 $11,363,618 100.0%
2/28/1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man $4,601,954 1,753 $14,358,033 $14,358,033 100.0%
2/15/1991 Nothing But Trouble $3,966,240 1,671 $8,479,793 $8,479,793 100.0%
12/1/1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation $11,750,203 1,950 $71,319,546 $71,319,546 100.0%
3/17/1989 Fletch Lives $8,045,760 1,512 $33,266,859 $33,266,859 100.0%
7/22/1988 Caddyshack II $4,436,330 1,556 $11,798,302 $11,798,302 100.0%
6/3/1988 Funny Farm $5,655,439 1,557 $25,537,221 $25,537,221 100.0%
12/12/1986 Three Amigos $5,939,000 1,466 $39,246,734 $39,246,734 100.0%
12/6/1985 Spies Like Us $8,614,039 1,700 $59,526,202 $59,526,202 100.0%
7/26/1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation $12,329,627 1,547 $49,400,000 $49,400,000 100.0%
5/31/1985 Fletch $7,022,970 1,303 $46,700,000 $46,700,000 100.0%
11/4/1983 Deal of the Century $3,520,605 1,226 $10,400,000 $10,400,000 100.0%
7/29/1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation $8,333,358 1,253 $61,400,000 $61,400,000 100.0%
12/25/1981 Modern Problems $4,758,371 1,184 $24,474,312 $24,474,312 100.0%
7/31/1981 Under the Rainbow $2,287,205 792 $18,826,490 $18,826,490 100.0%
12/19/1980 Seems Like Old Times $0 0 $23,200,000 $23,200,000 100.0%
7/25/1980 Caddyshack $3,142,689 656 $39,846,344 $39,846,344 100.0%
7/11/1980 Oh Heavenly Dog $323,320 114 $6,216,067 $6,216,067 100.0%
7/14/1978 Foul Play $0 0 $40,415,179 $40,415,179 100.0%
Movies: 24Totals:  $672,277,018$672,277,018 
 Averages:$5,031,8521,134$28,011,542$28,011,542100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/27/2018 The Last Movie Star $3,780 5 $14,410 $14,410 100.0%
7/29/2015 Vacation $14,681,108 3,430 $58,884,188 $101,287,415 58.1%
2/20/2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 $5,963,324 2,901 $12,314,651 $12,452,601 98.9%
2/6/2015 Lovesick $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/26/2010 Hot Tub Time Machine $14,020,502 2,771 $50,269,859 $65,967,750 76.2%
8/11/2006 Zoom $4,510,408 2,501 $11,989,328 $12,506,188 95.9%
2/24/2006 Doogal $3,605,899 2,319 $7,578,946 $28,058,652 27.0%
11/11/2005 Ellie Parker $10,299 6 $34,410 $34,410 100.0%
5/5/2004 The Karate Dog $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/11/2002 Orange County $15,053,226 2,317 $41,059,716 $43,308,707 94.8%
2/11/2000 Snow Day $14,331,819 2,717 $60,008,303 $62,452,927 96.1%
6/12/1998 Dirty Work $3,634,236 1,776 $10,020,081 $10,020,081 100.0%
1/15/1988 The Couch Trip $3,351,891 1,332 $11,005,304 $11,005,304 100.0%
8/2/1985 Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird $2,415,626 1,129 $13,961,370 $13,961,370 100.0%
1/1/1974 The Groove Tube $0 0 $20,447,000 $20,447,000 100.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $297,587,566$381,516,815 
 Averages:$5,438,8081,547$19,839,171$25,434,45488.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 $672,277,018
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,041 $297,587,566
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 808 $962,348,322
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,418 $121,648,509
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 27,201-27,300) 27,254 $41,122,400
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 483 $98,358,047
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 863 $1,068,285,315
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 18,401-18,500) 18,429 $83,929,249
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 21,201-21,300) 21,229 $63,449,543
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,812 $42,541,177
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 38,001-38,100) 38,019 $2,248,991
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 241 $134,582,095
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,082 $219,992,982
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 556 $672,277,018
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 8,101-8,200) 8,116 $381,516,815
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,435 $1,025,797,865
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,992 $164,189,686
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 33,501-33,600) 33,524 $43,371,391
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 369 $232,940,142
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,113 $1,288,278,297
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office 5 249
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 1 289
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 1 289
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 3 261
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 27 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 1 395
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 3 340
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 2 340
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 29 161
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 15 234
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office 16 234
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office 35 150
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 160 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 165 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 25
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 108 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 59
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office 62 103
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 159 44
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 44
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 101-200) 131 $542,012,061
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 240 $130,262,113
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $2,844
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 322 $542,012,061
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 435 $130,262,113
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $2,844
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 101-200) 182 $672,277,018
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 408 $672,277,018
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies 83 $591,365,968
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 396 $14,358,033
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 501-600) 555 $8,479,793
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 225 $58,073,224
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 203 $591,365,968
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $14,358,033
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 601-700) 644 $8,479,793
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $58,073,224
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 676 $59,526,202
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 28 $589,550,816
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $23,200,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 848 $59,526,202
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies 64 $589,550,816
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 282 $23,200,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 469 $143,557,372
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $61,402,844
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 101-200) 155 $305,106,855
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 701-800) 710 $143,557,372
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 849 $61,402,844
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 357 $305,106,855
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 472 $40,029,009
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies 53 $407,362,396
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $79,966,859
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $11,363,618
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 447 $30,690,379
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 351 $40,415,179
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $40,029,009
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 101-200) 170 $407,362,396
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $79,966,859
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 554 $11,363,618
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 492 $30,690,379
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 399 $40,415,179


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