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Peter Dante

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 9 films, with $868,339,425 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,906)
Best-known acting roles: Tommy Grayton (Big Daddy), Gee Grenouille (The Waterboy), Security Guard (50 First Dates), Murph (Mr. Deeds), David's Friend (The Wedding Singer)
Best-known technical roles: Grandma’s Boy (Associate Producer)
Most productive collaborators: Adam Sandler, Allen Covert, Tim Herlihy, Jack Giarraputo, Perry Andelin Blake

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting9$637,498,109$230,841,316$868,339,425
Lead Ensemble Member1$6,090,172$500,000$6,590,172
(Unclassified)2$143,511,318$76,543,497$220,054,815
In Technical RolesAssociate Producer1$6,090,172$500,000$6,590,172

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/9/2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Dante  $2,529,395 $0 $2,529,395
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness Danny Gutierrez  $6,575,282 $371,802 $6,947,084
1/6/2006 Grandma’s Boy Dante  $6,090,172 $500,000 $6,590,172
2/13/2004 50 First Dates Security Guard  $120,776,832 $75,543,497 $196,320,329
12/12/2003 Stuck On You Officer J.J. Hill  $33,832,741 $29,704,423 $63,537,164
9/5/2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Himself  $22,734,486 $1,000,000 $23,734,486
11/27/2002 Eight Crazy Nights Foot Locker Guy  $23,607,202 $0 $23,607,202
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds Murph  $126,293,452 $44,976,083 $171,269,535
11/10/2000 Little Nicky Peter  $39,442,871 $18,827,520 $58,270,391
6/25/1999 Big Daddy Tommy Grayton  $163,479,795 $65,161,488 $228,641,283
11/6/1998 The Waterboy Gee Grenouille  $161,491,646 $28,700,000 $190,191,646
1/12/1998 The Wedding Singer David's Friend  $80,245,725 $43,100,000 $123,345,725
Movies: 12Totals:$787,099,599$307,884,813$1,094,984,412
  Averages:$65,591,633$25,657,068$91,248,701

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
1/6/2006 Grandma’s Boy $3,009,341 2,016 $6,090,172 $6,590,172 92.4%
Movies: 1Totals:  $6,090,172$6,590,172 
 Averages:$3,009,3412,016$6,090,172$6,590,17292.4%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/9/2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star $1,415,023 1,500 $2,529,395 $2,529,395 100.0%
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness $3,001,719 1,211 $6,575,282 $6,947,084 94.6%
12/12/2003 Stuck On You $9,411,055 3,007 $33,832,741 $63,537,164 53.2%
11/27/2002 Eight Crazy Nights $9,434,175 2,503 $23,607,202 $23,607,202 100.0%
6/28/2002 Mr. Deeds $37,162,787 3,239 $126,293,452 $171,269,535 73.7%
11/10/2000 Little Nicky $16,063,904 2,910 $39,442,871 $58,270,391 67.7%
6/25/1999 Big Daddy $41,536,370 3,254 $163,479,795 $228,641,283 71.5%
11/6/1998 The Waterboy $39,414,071 2,782 $161,491,646 $190,191,646 84.9%
1/12/1998 The Wedding Singer $21,917,127 2,837 $80,245,725 $123,345,725 65.1%
Movies: 9Totals:  $637,498,109$868,339,425 
 Averages:$19,928,4702,583$70,833,123$96,482,15879.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,702 $6,090,172
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,109 $637,498,109
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,202 $763,492,397
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,945 $176,145,249
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,268 $428,000,161
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,351 $787,099,599
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,555 $500,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,749 $230,841,316
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,566 $307,884,813
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,282 $66,033,290
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,437 $146,480,506
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,401-6,500) 6,440 $307,884,813
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,394 $6,590,172
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,906 $868,339,425
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,229 $1,071,377,210
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,510 $242,178,539
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,913 $574,480,667
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,600 $1,094,984,412
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,825 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,505 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,283 $6,590,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,398 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,220 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,057 $6,590,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,635 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,194 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,071 $6,590,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 935 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,047 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,116 $6,590,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,281 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,688 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,564 $6,590,172
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 576 $6,090,172
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 490 $500,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 501-600) 587 $6,590,172

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/6/2006 Grandma’s Boy Associate Producer $6,090,172 $500,000 $6,590,172
Movies: 1Totals:$6,090,172$500,000$6,590,172
  Averages:$6,090,172$500,000$6,590,172


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