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Chris Cooper

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $3,150,178,464 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #265)
Best-known acting roles: Norman Osborn (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Smokey (Cars 3), Conklin (The Bourne Supremacy), Tex Richman (The Muppets), Stephen MacRay (The Town)
Most productive collaborators: Jamie Foxx, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Doug Liman, Frank Marshall

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting23$1,551,335,644$1,598,842,820$3,150,178,464
Leading5$158,740,722$30,020,742$188,761,464
Lead Ensemble Member2$11,966,642$19,536,973$31,503,615
(Unclassified)14$302,098,748$320,241,066$622,339,814
In Technical RolesProducer1$0$313,230$313,230

Career Trend

This graph shows Chris Cooper’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
6/16/2017 Cars 3 Smokey  $152,901,115 $230,700,000 $383,601,115
12/25/2016 Live by Night Chief Irving Figgis  $10,378,555 $11,400,000 $21,778,555
10/14/2016 Coming Through the Rye Salinger  $4,000 $0 $4,000
4/8/2016 Demolition Phil  $1,978,592 $2,145,723 $4,124,315
5/2/2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Norman Osborn  $202,853,933 $506,142,403 $708,996,336
12/25/2013 August: Osage County Charles Aiken  $37,738,810 $13,000,000 $50,738,810
4/5/2013 The Company You Keep Daniel Sloan  $5,132,442 $8,500,007 $13,632,449
11/23/2011 The Muppets Tex Richman  $88,625,922 $72,346,000 $160,971,922
8/19/2011 Amigo Colonel Hardacre  $184,705 $0 $184,705
1/21/2011 The Company Men Phil Woodward  $4,444,612 $125,355 $4,569,967
12/10/2010 The Tempest Antonio  $277,943 $0 $277,943
9/17/2010 The Town Stephen MacRay   $92,186,262 $60,380,619 $152,566,881
3/12/2010 Remember Me Sgt. Neil Craig  $19,068,240 $37,437,880 $56,506,120
12/31/2009 Conquistadora Salem  $0 $0 $0
10/16/2009 Where the Wild Things Are Douglas  $77,233,467 $21,890,189 $99,123,656
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You Alex  $1,588,087 $8,136,973 $9,725,060
3/7/2008 Married Life Harry Allen  $1,506,998 $1,468,190 $2,975,188
9/28/2007 The Kingdom Grant Sykes  $47,467,250 $39,042,352 $86,509,602
2/16/2007 Breach Robert Hanssen  $33,000,880 $1,457,899 $34,458,779
11/23/2005 Syriana Jimmy Pope  $50,824,620 $41,866,339 $92,690,959
11/4/2005 Jarhead Lt. Colonel Kazinski  $62,647,540 $34,300,000 $96,947,540
9/30/2005 Capote Alvin Dewey  $28,750,530 $21,173,549 $49,924,079
9/17/2004 Silver City Dickie Pilager  $1,017,376 $0 $1,017,376
7/23/2004 The Bourne Supremacy Conklin  $176,087,450 $112,500,000 $288,587,450
7/25/2003 Seabiscuit Tom Smith  $120,277,854 $28,437,488 $148,715,342
12/6/2002 Adaptation John Larouche  $22,498,520 $10,033,239 $32,531,759
6/14/2002 The Bourne Identity Conklin  $121,468,960 $92,888,411 $214,357,371
6/28/2000 The Patriot Col. Harry Burwell  $113,330,342 $101,969,658 $215,300,000
6/23/2000 Me, Myself & Irene Lt. Gerke/Joe Sarrasin  $90,570,999 $58,700,000 $149,270,999
9/15/1999 American Beauty Colonel Fitts  $130,058,047 $226,200,000 $356,258,047
2/19/1999 October Sky John Hickam  $32,683,932 $425,933 $33,109,865
1/29/1999 The 24 Hour Woman Ron Hacksby (uncredited)  $109,148 $0 $109,148
5/15/1998 The Horse Whisperer Frank Booker  $75,383,563 $111,500,000 $186,883,563
1/30/1998 Great Expectations Joe  $26,333,044 $29,073,394 $55,406,438
12/31/1997 Breast Men Dr. William Larson   $0 $0 $0
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill Deputy Looney  $108,766,007 $43,500,000 $152,266,007
6/21/1996 Lone Star Sam Deeds  $12,961,389 $0 $12,961,389
5/10/1996 Boys Mr. John Baker  $21,930,418 $0 $21,930,418
1/1/1996 Pharaoh's Army John Hull Abston  $50,652 $0 $50,652
11/22/1995 Money Train Torch  $35,324,232 $41,900,000 $77,224,232
4/9/1993 This Boy's Life Roy  $4,104,962 $0 $4,104,962
10/11/1991 City of Hope Riggs  $1,264,910 $0 $1,264,910
3/15/1991 Guilty by Suspicion Larry Nolan  $9,445,090 $0 $9,445,090
8/28/1987 Matewan Joe Kenehan  $1,680,358 $0 $1,680,358
Movies: 44Totals:$2,024,141,756$1,968,641,601$3,992,783,357
  Averages:$46,003,222$44,741,855$90,745,076

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/25/2016 Live by Night $33,336 2,822 $10,378,555 $21,778,555 47.7%
1/21/2011 The Company Men $647,797 277 $4,444,612 $4,569,967 97.3%
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You $380,776 119 $1,588,087 $9,725,060 16.3%
2/16/2007 Breach $10,504,990 1,505 $33,000,880 $34,458,779 95.8%
9/17/2004 Silver City $337,484 162 $1,017,376 $1,017,376 100.0%
7/25/2003 Seabiscuit $20,854,735 2,573 $120,277,854 $148,715,342 80.9%
12/31/1997 Breast Men $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $170,707,364$220,265,079 
 Averages:$4,679,8741,065$24,386,766$31,466,44073.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/16/2017 Cars 3 $53,688,680 4,256 $152,901,115 $383,601,115 39.9%
10/14/2016 Coming Through the Rye $4,000 1 $4,000 $4,000 100.0%
4/8/2016 Demolition $1,100,042 862 $1,978,592 $4,124,315 48.0%
5/2/2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 $91,608,337 4,324 $202,853,933 $708,996,336 28.6%
12/25/2013 August: Osage County $179,302 2,411 $37,738,810 $50,738,810 74.4%
4/5/2013 The Company You Keep $131,718 807 $5,132,442 $13,632,449 37.6%
11/23/2011 The Muppets $29,239,026 3,440 $88,625,922 $160,971,922 55.1%
8/19/2011 Amigo $37,324 10 $184,705 $184,705 100.0%
12/10/2010 The Tempest $42,436 21 $277,943 $277,943 100.0%
9/17/2010 The Town $23,808,032 2,935 $92,186,262 $152,566,881 60.4%
3/12/2010 Remember Me $8,089,139 2,215 $19,068,240 $56,506,120 33.7%
10/16/2009 Where the Wild Things Are $32,695,407 3,735 $77,233,467 $99,123,656 77.9%
9/28/2007 The Kingdom $17,135,055 2,836 $47,467,250 $86,509,602 54.9%
11/23/2005 Syriana $374,502 1,775 $50,824,620 $92,690,959 54.8%
11/4/2005 Jarhead $27,726,210 2,448 $62,647,540 $96,947,540 64.6%
7/23/2004 The Bourne Supremacy $52,521,865 3,304 $176,087,450 $288,587,450 61.0%
12/6/2002 Adaptation $384,478 672 $22,498,520 $32,531,759 69.2%
6/14/2002 The Bourne Identity $27,118,640 2,663 $121,468,960 $214,357,371 56.7%
6/28/2000 The Patriot $22,413,710 3,061 $113,330,342 $215,300,000 52.6%
6/23/2000 Me, Myself & Irene $24,209,385 3,087 $90,570,999 $149,270,999 60.7%
5/15/1998 The Horse Whisperer $13,685,488 2,362 $75,383,563 $186,883,563 40.3%
7/24/1996 A Time to Kill $14,823,159 2,313 $108,766,007 $152,266,007 71.4%
4/9/1993 This Boy's Life $0 773 $4,104,962 $4,104,962 100.0%
Movies: 23Totals:  $1,551,335,644$3,150,178,464 
 Averages:$19,174,6062,187$67,449,376$136,964,28162.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 821 $170,707,364
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 151 $1,551,335,644
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 211 $1,794,007,174
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 256 $1,127,364,991
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 732 $538,161,241
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 252 $2,024,141,756
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,555 $49,557,715
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 414 $1,598,842,820
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 423 $1,716,051,412
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 386 $1,190,881,328
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,570 $446,028,069
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 475 $1,968,641,601
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,082 $220,265,079
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 265 $3,150,178,464
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 293 $3,510,058,586
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 334 $2,318,246,319
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,482 $984,189,310
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 322 $3,992,783,357
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 126 84
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 118 84
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 84
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 253 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 303 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 338 20
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 249 29
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 240 29
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 243 29
Highest Grossing Stars of 2003 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 171 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2004 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 187 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2005 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 185 64
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,750 $7,050,075
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 233 $130,656,409
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $33,000,880
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,663 $8,262,328
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 497 $39,837,488
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 348 $1,457,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,886 $15,312,403
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 356 $170,493,897
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 208 $34,458,779
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 620 $170,707,364
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,276 $49,557,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 840 $220,265,079
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,560 $7,050,075
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 111 $130,656,409
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 209 $33,000,880
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,424 $8,262,328
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 328 $39,837,488
Top International Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 409 $1,457,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,696 $15,312,403
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $170,493,897
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $34,458,779
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 151 $136,689,108
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 256 $33,000,880
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 135 $1,017,376
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 301-400) 336 $48,099,816
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 501-600) 517 $1,457,899
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 196 $184,788,924
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 301-400) 367 $34,458,779
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies (Rank 101-200) 172 $1,017,376
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 437 $153,278,734
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,021 $17,428,630
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 861 $29,895,387
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 875 $19,662,328
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 593 $183,174,121
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 980 $37,090,958
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 696 $10,378,555
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 101-200) 139 $153,278,734
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 531 $11,400,000
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 301-400) 332 $29,895,387
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 656 $21,778,555
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 221 $183,174,121

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/21/2011 Cargo Producer $0 $313,230 $313,230
Movies: 1Totals:$0$313,230$313,230
  Averages:$0$313,230$313,230

Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,985 $313,230
Top Grossing Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,970 $313,230


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