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Brian Dennehy

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 45 films, with $1,860,764,372 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,191)
Best-known acting roles: Django (Ratatouille), Hingis (Righteous Kill), Raymond Horgan (Presumed Innocent), Ted Montague (Romeo+Juliet), George Brennan (The Next Three Days)
Most productive collaborators: Brad Bird, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, John Lasseter, Lou Romano

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting14$557,544,412$819,890,717$1,377,435,129
Lead Ensemble Member1$76,257,348$0$76,257,348
Leading1$20,603,715$0$20,603,715
(Unclassified)29$366,890,844$19,577,336$386,468,180

Career Trend

This graph shows Brian Dennehy’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
6/15/2018 Tag   $0 $0 $0
3/4/2016 Knight of Cups Joseph  $566,006 $509,480 $1,075,486
10/14/2011 The Big Year Raymond  $7,204,138 $480,386 $7,684,524
4/8/2011 Meet Monica Velour Pop Pop  $33,042 $0 $33,042
1/14/2011 Every Day Ernie  $46,029 $0 $46,029
11/19/2010 The Next Three Days George Brennan   $21,148,651 $46,107,265 $67,255,916
6/12/2009 War Eagle, Arkansas   $123,670 $0 $123,670
9/12/2008 Righteous Kill Hingis  $40,081,410 $38,400,000 $78,481,410
6/27/2008 Trumbo Himself  $108,280 $0 $108,280
6/29/2007 Ratatouille Django  $206,445,654 $420,104,041 $626,549,695
3/9/2007 The Ultimate Gift Gus  $3,438,735 $0 $3,438,735
9/15/2006 Everyone's Hero Babe Ruth  $14,523,101 $2,477,336 $17,000,437
8/18/2006 10th & Wolf Agent Horvath  $54,702 $89,080 $143,782
1/19/2005 Assault On Precinct 13 Jasper O'Shea  $20,040,895 $16,000,000 $36,040,895
7/30/2004 She Hate Me Chairman Church  $365,134 $1,100,000 $1,465,134
8/24/2001 Summer Catch Coach John Schiffner  $19,693,891 $0 $19,693,891
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet Ted Montague  $46,338,728 $101,203,653 $147,542,381
9/15/1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta Big Dave McDermot  $99,318 $0 $99,318
3/31/1995 Tommy Boy Thomas "Big Tom" Callahan II  $32,648,673 $0 $32,648,673
3/6/1992 Gladiator Jimmy Horn  $8,205,703 $0 $8,205,703
5/10/1991 F/X2 Leo McCarthy  $21,075,831 $0 $21,075,831
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent Raymond Horgan  $86,303,188 $134,996,812 $221,300,000
3/9/1990 The Last of the Finest   $1,395,694 $0 $1,395,694
11/23/1988 Cocoon: The Return Walter, Alien Leader  $18,924,919 $0 $18,924,919
9/1/1988 Miles from Home Frank Roberts Sr.  $188,964 $0 $188,964
4/15/1988 Return to Snowy River Harrison  $13,687,027 $0 $13,687,027
9/25/1987 Best Seller Dennis Meechum  $4,278,150 $0 $4,278,150
6/18/1986 Legal Eagles Cavanaugh  $49,851,591 $0 $49,851,591
2/7/1986 F/X Police Lieutenant Leo McCarthy  $20,603,715 $0 $20,603,715
10/23/1985 Twice in a Lifetime Nick  $7,681,246 $0 $7,681,246
7/10/1985 Silverado Silverado Sheriff  $33,200,000 $0 $33,200,000
6/21/1985 Cocoon Walter  $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
9/21/1984 The River Rat Doc  $790,254 $0 $790,254
5/18/1984 Finders Keepers Frizzoli  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
12/16/1983 Gorky Park William Kirwill  $15,900,000 $0 $15,900,000
10/7/1983 Never Cry Wolf Rosie  $27,668,764 $0 $27,668,764
10/22/1982 First Blood Hope Sheriff Will Teasle  $47,212,904 $78,000,000 $125,212,904
10/1/1982 Split Image Kevin Stetson  $263,635 $0 $263,635
3/21/1980 Little Miss Marker Herbie  $6,321,392 $0 $6,321,392
10/5/1979 10 Donald  $52,134,699 $0 $52,134,699
6/15/1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days O.C. Hanks  $0 $0 $0
7/14/1978 Foul Play Fergie  $40,415,179 $0 $40,415,179
4/13/1978 F.I.S.T Frank Vasko  $20,388,920 $0 $20,388,920
11/11/1977 Semi-Tough T.J. Lambert  $37,187,139 $0 $37,187,139
10/19/1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar Surgeon  $16,900,000 $0 $16,900,000
Movies: 45Totals:$1,021,296,319$839,468,053$1,860,764,372
  Averages:$22,695,474$18,654,846$41,350,319

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/7/1986 F/X $3,240,695 914 $20,603,715 $20,603,715 100.0%
6/21/1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 1,163 $76,257,348 $76,257,348 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $96,861,063$96,861,063 
 Averages:$5,588,5611,039$48,430,532$48,430,532100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/4/2016 Knight of Cups $60,551 68 $566,006 $1,075,486 52.6%
10/14/2011 The Big Year $3,251,884 2,150 $7,204,138 $7,684,524 93.7%
4/8/2011 Meet Monica Velour $7,438 4 $33,042 $33,042 100.0%
1/14/2011 Every Day $9,857 4 $46,029 $46,029 100.0%
11/19/2010 The Next Three Days $6,542,779 2,564 $21,148,651 $67,255,916 31.4%
6/12/2009 War Eagle, Arkansas $16,468 7 $123,670 $123,670 100.0%
9/12/2008 Righteous Kill $16,288,361 3,152 $40,081,410 $78,481,410 51.1%
6/29/2007 Ratatouille $47,027,395 3,940 $206,445,654 $626,549,695 32.9%
8/18/2006 10th & Wolf $20,774 6 $54,702 $143,782 38.0%
11/1/1996 Romeo+Juliet $11,133,231 1,963 $46,338,728 $147,542,381 31.4%
7/27/1990 Presumed Innocent $11,718,981 1,451 $86,303,188 $221,300,000 39.0%
6/18/1986 Legal Eagles $8,132,378 1,248 $49,851,591 $49,851,591 100.0%
10/22/1982 First Blood $6,642,005 1,047 $47,212,904 $125,212,904 37.7%
10/5/1979 10 $3,526,692 706 $52,134,699 $52,134,699 100.0%
Movies: 14Totals:  $557,544,412$1,377,435,129 
 Averages:$8,169,9141,308$39,824,601$98,388,22464.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,143 $96,861,063
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,384 $557,544,412
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,103 $798,931,870
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 784 $476,654,050
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 40,901-41,000) 40,933 $7,770,144
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 898 $1,021,296,319
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,351 $819,890,717
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,790 $416,886,676
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 668 $740,811,771
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 38,601-38,700) 38,619 $989,866
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,736 $839,468,053
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,588 $96,861,063
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,292 $1,377,435,129
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,868 $1,215,818,546
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 715 $1,217,465,821
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 42,301-42,400) 42,302 $8,760,010
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,191 $1,860,764,372
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 52 94
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 28 151
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 35 151
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 104 57
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,414 $20,603,715
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 371 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,770 $20,603,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 544 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 913 $96,861,063
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,325 $96,861,063
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,244 $20,603,715
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 209 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,580 $20,603,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 292 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 501-600) 576 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 486 $20,603,715
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 701-800) 767 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 598 $20,603,715
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 653 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 801-900) 870 $76,257,348
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 201-300) 285 $76,257,348
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 377 $76,257,348


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