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David Cross

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $5,016,510,111 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #95)
Best-known acting roles: Ian (Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel), Ian Hawk (Alvin and the Chipmunks), Master Crane (Kung Fu Panda), Crane (Kung Fu Panda 3), Crane (Kung Fu Panda 2)
Best-known technical roles: The Wolfpack (Executive Producer), Hits (Director), Hits (Screenwriter), Hits (Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Jason Lee, Jack Black, Ross Bagdasarian Jr, Tim Hill, Jonathan Aibel

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  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting23$2,128,114,033$2,888,396,078$5,016,510,111
Inverviewee2$0$0$0
Leading1$115,879$0$115,879
Lead Ensemble Member1$60,818$0$60,818
Cameo1$5,661$0$5,661
(Unclassified)9$201,852,994$143,986,444$345,839,438
In Technical RolesProducer2$15,156$70,368$85,524
Executive Producer1$1,301,696$331,078$1,632,774
Director1$15,156$0$15,156
Screenwriter1$15,156$0$15,156

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,175 $176,697
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 75 $2,128,114,033
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 $2,330,149,385
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 $3,032,382,522
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,978 $176,697
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 95 $5,016,510,111
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 $5,362,531,907
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,074 $15,156
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,040 $1,301,696
Top Grossing Producer at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,681 $15,156
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,974 $15,156
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,673 $331,078
Top Grossing Producer at the International Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,871 $70,368
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,540 $15,156
Top Grossing Executive Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,696 $1,632,774
Top Grossing Producer at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,242 $85,524
Top Grossing Screenwriter at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,738 $15,156

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


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Obvious Child

October 3rd, 2014

Obvious Child opened in limited release in June taking top spot on the per theater chart over its opening weekend. It wasn't able to expand truly wide, but it did finish with more than $3 million, which is still excellent for a limited release. Is it as good as its opening was? Or is there a reason it wasn't able to expand truly wide? More...

Featured TV on DVD Review: Archer: Season Three

January 7th, 2013

I've reviewed the previous two seasons of Archer and quite frankly, I think it's one of the best animated shows on TV at the moment. Can season three live up to the first two seasons? Or will the show finally show signs of leveling off? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/6/2018 Sorry to Bother You Cash's "white voice"  $0 $0 $0
12/22/2017 The Post Howard Simons  $81,903,458 $95,677,949 $177,581,407
5/12/2017 Folk Hero & Funny Guy Chris DeRose  $0 $0 $0
3/3/2017 The Last Laugh Himself  $0 $0 $0
2/19/2016 Race Carl "Luz" Long  $19,115,191 $3,062,934 $22,178,125
1/29/2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 Crane  $143,528,619 $375,085,764 $518,614,383
8/7/2015 Call Me Lucky Himself  $0 $0 $0
6/6/2014 Obvious Child Sam  $3,122,616 $201,454 $3,324,070
10/18/2013 Kill Your Darlings Louis Ginsberg  $1,029,949 $1,054,866 $2,084,815
4/12/2013 It's a Disaster Glen Randolph  $60,818 $0 $60,818
12/16/2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Ian  $133,107,389 $215,981,134 $349,088,523
5/26/2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Crane  $165,249,063 $499,588,484 $664,837,547
11/5/2010 Megamind Minion  $148,415,853 $173,471,355 $321,887,208
12/23/2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Ian  $219,614,612 $223,868,601 $443,483,213
6/19/2009 Year One Cain  $43,337,279 $14,267,444 $57,604,723
5/1/2009 Battle for Terra Giddy  $1,647,083 $4,740,415 $6,387,498
12/31/2008 The Legend of Secret Pass Loo  $0 $0 $0
6/6/2008 Kung Fu Panda Master Crane  $215,434,591 $416,475,940 $631,910,531
3/21/2008 The Grand Larry Schwartzman  $115,879 $0 $115,879
12/14/2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks Ian Hawk  $217,326,974 $145,278,059 $362,605,033
11/21/2007 I’m Not There Allen Ginsberg  $4,017,609 $8,380,004 $12,397,613
2/2/2007 Fired! Himself  $5,661 $0 $5,661
9/29/2006 School for Scoundrels Ian  $17,807,569 $0 $17,807,569
3/17/2006 She's the Man Principal Gold  $33,889,159 $21,390,449 $55,279,608
2/10/2006 Curious George Bloomsberry Jr.  $58,640,119 $12,412,485 $71,052,604
3/19/2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Rob  $34,366,518 $38,204,244 $72,570,762
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 Newton  $190,418,803 $251,349,000 $441,767,803
7/20/2001 Ghost World Gerrold, the Pushy Guy - Record Collector  $6,217,849 $2,543,759 $8,761,608
7/4/2001 Scary Movie 2 Dwight Hartman  $71,277,420 $69,911,681 $141,189,101
6/29/2001 Pootie Tang Pootie Tang impostor  $3,293,258 $0 $3,293,258
6/22/2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 Dog/Animal Groupie #2  $112,950,721 $63,151,000 $176,101,721
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Irwin Wayfair  $55,143,823 $16,600,000 $71,743,823
7/1/1997 Men in Black Newton the Morgue Attendant  $250,690,539 $337,100,000 $587,790,539
1/31/1997 Waiting for Guffman UFO Expert  $2,922,988 $0 $2,922,988
6/14/1996 The Cable Guy Sales Manager  $60,240,295 $42,585,501 $102,825,796
4/26/1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs Male Radio Caller/Bookstore Man  $34,084,531 $0 $34,084,531
4/28/1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio Ralph Dellaposa  $1,173,149 $0 $1,173,149
Movies: 37Totals:$2,330,149,385$3,032,382,522$5,362,531,907
  Averages:$62,977,010$81,956,284$144,933,295

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/12/2013 It's a Disaster $15,305 13 $60,818 $60,818 100.0%
3/21/2008 The Grand $16,454 13 $115,879 $115,879 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $176,697$176,697 
 Averages:$15,88013$88,349$88,349100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/22/2017 The Post $526,011 2,851 $81,903,458 $177,581,407 46.1%
5/12/2017 Folk Hero & Funny Guy $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/19/2016 Race $7,353,922 2,387 $19,115,191 $22,178,125 86.2%
1/29/2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 $41,282,042 3,987 $143,528,619 $518,614,383 27.7%
6/6/2014 Obvious Child $77,315 202 $3,122,616 $3,324,070 93.9%
10/18/2013 Kill Your Darlings $53,452 78 $1,029,949 $2,084,815 49.4%
12/16/2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked $23,244,744 3,734 $133,107,389 $349,088,523 38.1%
5/26/2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $47,656,302 3,952 $165,249,063 $664,837,547 24.9%
11/5/2010 Megamind $46,016,833 3,949 $148,415,853 $321,887,208 46.1%
12/23/2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $48,875,415 3,747 $219,614,612 $443,483,213 49.5%
6/19/2009 Year One $19,610,304 3,024 $43,337,279 $57,604,723 75.2%
5/1/2009 Battle for Terra $1,082,064 1,161 $1,647,083 $6,387,498 25.8%
6/6/2008 Kung Fu Panda $60,239,130 4,136 $215,434,591 $631,910,531 34.1%
12/14/2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks $44,307,417 3,499 $217,326,974 $362,605,033 59.9%
9/29/2006 School for Scoundrels $8,602,333 3,007 $17,807,569 $17,807,569 100.0%
3/17/2006 She's the Man $10,730,372 2,631 $33,889,159 $55,279,608 61.3%
2/10/2006 Curious George $14,703,405 2,609 $58,640,119 $71,052,604 82.5%
3/19/2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind $8,175,198 1,357 $34,366,518 $72,570,762 47.4%
7/3/2002 Men in Black 2 $52,148,751 3,641 $190,418,803 $441,767,803 43.1%
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers $14,047,592 2,613 $55,143,823 $71,743,823 76.9%
7/1/1997 Men in Black $51,068,455 3,180 $250,690,539 $587,790,539 42.6%
6/14/1996 The Cable Guy $19,806,226 2,657 $60,240,295 $102,825,796 58.6%
4/26/1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs $6,769,363 1,654 $34,084,531 $34,084,531 100.0%
Movies: 23Totals:  $2,128,114,033$5,016,510,111 
 Averages:$22,885,9412,611$92,526,697$218,109,13557.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,175 $176,697
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 75 $2,128,114,033
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 $1,745,644,249
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 221 $1,327,995,600
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 656 $589,945,826
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,550 $5,661
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 188 $2,330,149,385
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 121 $2,888,396,078
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 439 $1,724,079,434
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 261 $1,696,443,190
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,271 $673,356,545
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 212 $3,032,382,522
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,978 $176,697
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 95 $5,016,510,111
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 318 $3,469,723,683
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 241 $3,024,438,790
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 864 $1,263,302,371
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,582 $5,661
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 191 $5,362,531,907
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,936 $176,697
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,537 $176,697
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,820 $176,697
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,574 $176,697
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,805 $115,879
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 586 $60,818
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,308 $115,879
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 601-700) 667 $60,818
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,365 $176,697
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,520 $176,697
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,073 $176,697
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,318 $176,697

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/1/2017 Goon: Last of the Enforcers Producer $0 $70,368 $70,368
6/12/2015 The Wolfpack Executive Producer $1,301,696 $331,078 $1,632,774
2/13/2015 Hits Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer 
$15,156 $0 $15,156
Movies: 3Totals:$1,316,852$401,446$1,718,298
  Averages:$438,951$133,815$572,766

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/13/2015 Hits $15,156 2 $15,156 $15,156 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $15,156$15,156 
 Averages:$15,1562$15,156$15,156100.0%

Producer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/1/2017 Goon: Last of the Enforcers $0 0 $0 $70,368 0.0%
2/13/2015 Hits $15,156 2 $15,156 $15,156 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $15,156$85,524 
 Averages:$7,5781$7,578$42,76250.0%

Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/13/2015 Hits $15,156 2 $15,156 $15,156 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $15,156$15,156 
 Averages:$15,1562$15,156$15,156100.0%


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