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Peter Coyote

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $1,559,153,980 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,569)
Best-known acting roles: Keys (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial), Bill Davis (Patch Adams), Kurt Potter (Erin Brockovich), Reverand Sullivan (A Walk to Remember), Barnes (Sphere)
Most productive collaborators: Steven Spielberg, Dee Wallace-Stone, Henry Thomas, Kathleen Kennedy, Robert MacNaughton

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting8$507,826,732$403,212,583$911,039,315
Inverviewee2$79,445$0$79,445
Narrator1$46,782$0$46,782
Leading1$43,905$0$43,905
(Unclassified)24$427,474,822$220,469,711$647,944,533

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/7/2017 1 Mile to You Principal Umber  $0 $0 $0
2/1/2013 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Himself  $37,731 $0 $37,731
3/20/2012 This is Not a Movie   $0 $0 $0
9/16/2011 Connected: An Autobiography about Lov… Narrator  $46,782 $0 $46,782
9/26/2008 All Roads Lead Home   $43,905 $0 $43,905
3/25/2008 Strange Culture Himself  $0 $0 $0
10/12/2007 Berkeley Narrator  $0 $0 $0
8/24/2007 Resurrecting the Champ Epstein  $3,172,382 $88,173 $3,260,555
3/13/2007 A Little Trip to Heaven Frank  $0 $0 $0
5/5/2006 Commune Himself  $41,714 $0 $41,714
3/19/2004 Bon Voyage Alex Winckler  $2,353,728 $6,008,008 $8,361,736
3/5/2004 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer   $96,638 $809 $97,447
12/19/2003 The Hebrew Hammer J.J.L. Chief  $77,755 $12,458 $90,213
7/11/2003 Northfork Eddie  $1,420,578 $24,562 $1,445,140
11/6/2002 Femme Fatale Bruce Hewitt Watts  $6,630,252 $10,200,000 $16,830,252
1/25/2002 A Walk to Remember Reverand Sullivan  $41,227,069 $4,833,846 $46,060,915
5/5/2000 The Basket Martin Conlon  $609,042 $0 $609,042
3/17/2000 Erin Brockovich Kurt Potter  $125,548,685 $132,256,558 $257,805,243
10/8/1999 Random Hearts Cullen Chandler  $31,054,924 $32,145,076 $63,200,000
12/25/1998 Patch Adams Bill Davis  $135,014,968 $67,158,032 $202,173,000
2/13/1998 Sphere Barnes  $37,068,294 $13,100,000 $50,168,294
2/23/1996 Unforgettable Don Bresler  $2,483,790 $0 $2,483,790
9/29/1995 Moonlight and Valentino Paul (uncredited)  $2,459,766 $0 $2,459,766
4/1/1994 Bitter Moon Oscar  $1,862,000 $0 $1,862,000
1/1/1994 Kika Nicholas  $2,093,000 $0 $2,093,000
1/1/1991 Crooked Hearts Edward Warren  $31,000 $0 $31,000
3/3/1989 Heart of Midnight Sharpe/Larry  $113,000 $0 $113,000
1/30/1987 Outrageous Fortune Michael  $52,864,741 $0 $52,864,741
10/4/1985 Jagged Edge Thomas Krasny  $40,491,165 $0 $40,491,165
7/19/1985 The Legend of Billie Jean Ringwald  $3,100,000 $0 $3,100,000
9/28/1984 Heartbreakers Blue  $104,125 $0 $104,125
1/27/1984 Slayground Stone  $108,128 $0 $108,128
9/21/1983 Cross Creek Norton Baskin  $205,970 $0 $205,970
6/11/1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial Keys  $435,110,554 $357,854,772 $792,965,326
1/1/1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann Porter Reese  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
1/1/1980 Die Laughing Davis  $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
Movies: 36Totals:$935,471,686$623,682,294$1,559,153,980
  Averages:$25,985,325$17,324,508$43,309,833

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/26/2008 All Roads Lead Home $31,614 46 $43,905 $43,905 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $43,905$43,905 
 Averages:$31,61446$43,905$43,905100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/7/2017 1 Mile to You $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/20/2012 This is Not a Movie $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/25/2008 Strange Culture $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/24/2007 Resurrecting the Champ $1,659,756 1,605 $3,172,382 $3,260,555 97.3%
7/11/2003 Northfork $61,481 71 $1,420,578 $1,445,140 98.3%
10/8/1999 Random Hearts $13,012,585 2,697 $31,054,924 $63,200,000 49.1%
2/13/1998 Sphere $16,586,765 2,814 $37,068,294 $50,168,294 73.9%
6/11/1982 ET: The Extra-Terrestrial $11,911,430 3,010 $435,110,554 $792,965,326 54.9%
Movies: 8Totals:  $507,826,732$911,039,315 
 Averages:$5,404,0021,275$63,478,342$113,879,91474.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,885 $43,905
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,654 $507,826,732
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 839 $935,375,048
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 803 $472,305,075
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 43,501-43,600) 43,572 $3,172,382
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,026 $935,471,686
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,081 $403,212,583
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,165 $623,681,485
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,343 $370,954,772
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 41,701-41,800) 41,736 $88,173
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,654 $623,682,294
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,592 $43,905
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,651 $911,039,315
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,287 $1,559,056,533
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,055 $843,259,847
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 44,801-44,900) 44,888 $3,260,555
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,569 $1,559,153,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 601-700) 621 $43,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 601-700) 692 $43,905
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,481 $43,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,156 $43,905
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,127 $43,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,603 $43,905
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,126 $43,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,426 $43,905
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,186 $43,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,232 $43,905


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