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James Coburn

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 29 films, with $1,949,974,914 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,148)
Best-known acting roles: Henry J. Waternoose (Monsters, Inc.), Harlan Hartley (The Nutty Professor), Thunder Jack (Snow Dogs), Beller (Eraser), Commodore Duvall (Maverick)
Most productive collaborators: John Goodman, Darla Anderson, Billy Crystal, John Lasseter, Bob Peterson

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting7$707,446,694$629,822,697$1,337,269,391
Cameo2$98,363,101$7,170,601$105,533,702
Leading2$16,000,000$0$16,000,000
(Unclassified)18$372,324,485$118,847,336$491,171,821

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

August 11th, 2013

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Great Escape

May 28th, 2013

The Great Escape is one of the greatest movies ever made. It recently made its Blu-ray debut on a 50th anniversary disc. However, early reviews were not great. The movie still stands the test of time, but many Blu-ray critics complained about the video quality. Were they being overly snobbish? Or is the video quality really that bad? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/27/2002 The Man from Elysian Fields Tobias Allcott  $1,431,625 $0 $1,431,625
1/18/2002 Snow Dogs Thunder Jack  $81,150,692 $35,747,336 $116,898,028
11/30/2001 Texas Rangers Narrator  $623,374 $0 $623,374
11/2/2001 Monsters, Inc. Henry J. Waternoose  $289,423,425 $270,334,294 $559,757,719
2/5/1999 Payback Fairfax  $81,526,121 $80,100,000 $161,626,121
12/30/1998 Affliction Glen Whitehouse  $6,330,054 $0 $6,330,054
12/31/1997 The Second Civil War Jack Buchan  $0 $0 $0
6/28/1996 The Nutty Professor Harlan Hartley  $128,814,019 $145,000,000 $273,814,019
6/21/1996 Eraser Beller  $101,295,562 $133,104,438 $234,400,000
5/20/1994 Maverick Commodore Duvall  $101,631,272 $81,383,965 $183,015,237
12/10/1993 Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit Mr. Crisp  $57,319,029 $0 $57,319,029
4/10/1992 The Player Himself  $21,706,101 $7,170,601 $28,876,702
5/24/1991 Hudson Hawk George Kaplan  $17,218,916 $0 $17,218,916
8/1/1990 Young Guns II John Chisum  $44,143,410 $0 $44,143,410
10/30/1981 Looker John Reston  $3,281,232 $0 $3,281,232
10/24/1980 Loving Couples Walter  $2,806,659 $0 $2,806,659
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie Himself  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
12/15/1978 California Suite Pilot in Diana Barrie's film on airplane  $42,913,571 $0 $42,913,571
6/18/1976 Midway Capatin Vinton Maddox  $43,220,000 $0 $43,220,000
1/1/1975 Bite the Bullet Luke Matthews  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
1/1/1975 Hard Times Spencer "Speed" Weed  $5,000,000 $0 $5,000,000
5/23/1973 Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Sheriff Patrick J. Garrett  $8,000,000 $3,000,000 $11,000,000
6/28/1972 Giù la testa   $0 $0 $0
12/31/1968 Candy Dr. Krankheit  $16,408,286 $0 $16,408,286
1/1/1967 In Like Flint Derek Flint  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
4/7/1965 Major Dundee Samuel Potts  $14,873 $0 $14,873
1/16/1965 Our Man Flint Derek Flint  $16,000,000 $0 $16,000,000
12/5/1963 Charade Tex Panthallow  $13,474,588 $0 $13,474,588
8/8/1963 The Great Escape Flying Officer Louis Sedgwick  $11,744,471 $0 $11,744,471
Movies: 29Totals:$1,194,134,280$755,840,634$1,949,974,914
  Averages:$41,177,044$26,063,470$67,240,514

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/28/1972 Giù la testa $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/16/1965 Our Man Flint $0 0 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $16,000,000$16,000,000 
 Averages:$00$8,000,000$8,000,000100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/2/2001 Monsters, Inc. $62,577,067 3,649 $289,423,425 $559,757,719 51.7%
6/28/1996 The Nutty Professor $25,411,725 2,239 $128,814,019 $273,814,019 47.0%
6/21/1996 Eraser $24,566,446 2,556 $101,295,562 $234,400,000 43.2%
5/20/1994 Maverick $17,248,545 2,537 $101,631,272 $183,015,237 55.5%
12/10/1993 Sister Act 2 Back in the Habit $7,569,219 2,178 $57,319,029 $57,319,029 100.0%
5/24/1991 Hudson Hawk $7,082,820 2,072 $17,218,916 $17,218,916 100.0%
8/8/1963 The Great Escape $0 0 $11,744,471 $11,744,471 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $707,446,694$1,337,269,391 
 Averages:$20,636,5462,176$101,063,813$191,038,48471.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,332 $16,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 949 $707,446,694
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 643 $1,095,147,805
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 803 $479,120,458
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 482 $98,363,101
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 703 $1,194,134,280
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,131 $629,822,697
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,726 $748,670,033
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,280 $403,438,732
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,001 $7,170,601
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,102 $755,840,634
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,909 $16,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,403 $1,337,269,391
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 995 $1,843,817,838
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,025 $882,559,190
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 601-700) 698 $105,533,702
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,148 $1,949,974,914


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