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Matt Dillon

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 22 films, with $313,446,454 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #563)
Best-known acting roles: Pat Healy (There's Something About Mary), Carl Peterson (You, Me and Dupree), Hamer (Going in Style), Jack Welles (Takers), Trip Murphy (Herbie: Fully Loaded)
Best-known technical roles: City of Ghosts (Director), Once in a Lifetime: the Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Cameron Diaz, Bobby Farrelly, Owen Wilson, Peter Farrelly, Ben Stiller

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading22$215,939,351$97,507,103$313,446,454
Supporting17$587,484,549$440,499,082$1,027,983,631
Lead Ensemble Member5$60,227,907$7,672,162$67,900,069
Cameo2$15,157,536$14,070,958$29,228,494
Inverviewee1$248,182$860,378$1,108,560
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
In Technical RolesDirector2$470,092$70,958$541,050

Career Trend

This graph shows Matt Dillon’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


Rush Out to See Limited Releases this Weekend

September 20th, 2013

There are a few films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, including the The Wizard of Oz 3D re-release. This film might do well enough to reach the top ten. Rush opens in two theaters before expanding wide next weekend, so its per theater average is not as important, but could still do well. Enough Said is the big limited release hit of the week. The film has a lot of buzz, a sad real world story, and amazing reviews. It will likely come out on top. More...

Featured Blu-ray: Beautiful Girls

March 26th, 2013

Echo Bridge Home Entertainment is a distributor that specializes in releasing bargain DVD and Blu-rays for films that are generally forgotten. I don't think it is unfair to say that. I was a little surprised to see they were releasing Beautiful Girls on Blu-ray, and it was the film's Blu-ray debut. Has this film been forgotten? Granted, it has been a while since I've seen this movie, but I remember really liking it. Is it as good as I remember? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/7/2017 Going in Style Hamer  $45,018,541 $33,695,670 $78,714,211
2/24/2017 Rock Dog Trey  $9,420,546 $11,410,000 $20,830,546
12/31/2016 The House That Jack Built Jack  $0 $0 $0
4/29/2014 Bad Country   $0 $0 $0
3/14/2014 The Art of the Steal Nicky Calhoun  $61,446 $0 $61,446
11/15/2013 Sunlight, Jr. Richie  $0 $0 $0
7/19/2013 Girl Most Likely George  $1,378,591 $1,193,150 $2,571,741
7/12/2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles Richard  $8,088 $0 $8,088
8/27/2010 Takers Jack Welles  $57,744,720 $12,842,548 $70,587,268
12/4/2009 Armored Mike Cockrane  $15,988,876 $7,672,162 $23,661,038
11/25/2009 Old Dogs   $49,492,060 $45,612,244 $95,104,304
6/11/2009 Tetro   $518,522 $0 $518,522
12/19/2008 Nothing But the Truth Patton Dubois  $3,500 $0 $3,500
11/2/2007 Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten Himself  $248,182 $860,378 $1,108,560
8/18/2006 Factotum Henry Chinaski  $808,221 $2,362,800 $3,171,021
7/14/2006 You, Me and Dupree Carl Peterson  $75,802,010 $54,600,000 $130,402,010
7/7/2006 Once in a Lifetime: the Extraordinary… Narrator  $144,601 $70,958 $215,559
6/16/2006 Loverboy Mark  $33,223 $0 $33,223
6/22/2005 Herbie: Fully Loaded Trip Murphy  $66,010,682 $78,100,000 $144,110,682
5/6/2005 Crash Officer Ryan  $55,334,418 $45,838,620 $101,173,038
4/25/2003 City of Ghosts Jimmy  $325,491 $0 $325,491
5/3/2002 Deuces Wild Fritzy Zennetti  $6,044,618 $200,000 $6,244,618
4/27/2001 One Night at McCool's Randy  $6,276,532 $7,165,425 $13,441,957
7/15/1998 There's Something About Mary Pat Healy  $176,484,651 $193,400,000 $369,884,651
3/20/1998 Wild Things Sam Lombardo  $29,795,299 $25,781,400 $55,576,699
9/19/1997 In & Out Cameron Drake  $63,826,569 $19,400,000 $83,226,569
1/17/1997 Albino Alligator Dova  $353,480 $0 $353,480
9/13/1996 Grace of My Heart Jay Phillips  $617,632 $0 $617,632
2/9/1996 Beautiful Girls Tommy "Birdman" Rowland  $10,523,880 $0 $10,523,880
11/22/1995 Frankie Starlight Terry Klout  $81,666 $0 $81,666
9/27/1995 To Die For Larry Maretto  $21,284,514 $6,404,230 $27,688,744
1/1/1994 Golden Gate Kevin Walker  $395,105 $0 $395,105
10/1/1993 Mr. Wonderful Gus  $3,125,000 $0 $3,125,000
1/1/1993 The Saint of Fort Washington Matthew  $57,115 $0 $57,115
9/18/1992 Singles Cliff Poncier  $18,471,850 $0 $18,471,850
5/10/1991 Madonna: Truth or Dare Himself  $15,012,935 $14,000,000 $29,012,935
4/26/1991 A Kiss Before Dying Jonathan Corliss  $14,769,755 $0 $14,769,755
11/3/1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway Regret  $44,000 $0 $44,000
10/6/1989 Drugstore Cowboy Bob  $4,729,352 $0 $4,729,352
9/23/1988 Kansas Doyle Kennedy  $2,000,000 $0 $2,000,000
9/25/1987 The Big Town J.C. Cullen  $1,733,017 $0 $1,733,017
11/8/1985 Target Chris Lloyd  $9,023,199 $0 $9,023,199
12/21/1984 The Flamingo Kid Jeffrey Willis  $23,859,382 $0 $23,859,382
10/7/1983 Rumble Fish Rusty James  $2,500,000 $98 $2,500,098
3/25/1983 The Outsiders Dallas Winston  $25,697,647 $0 $25,697,647
11/19/1982 Tex Tex McCormick  $7,199,408 $0 $7,199,408
7/11/1980 My Bodyguard Melvin Moody  $22,482,952 $0 $22,482,952
3/21/1980 Little Darlings Randy  $34,326,249 $0 $34,326,249
Movies: 48Totals:$879,057,525$560,609,683$1,439,667,208
  Averages:$18,313,698$11,679,368$29,993,067

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2016 The House That Jack Built $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/14/2014 The Art of the Steal $39,670 60 $61,446 $61,446 100.0%
11/15/2013 Sunlight, Jr. $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
7/19/2013 Girl Most Likely $694,447 351 $1,378,591 $2,571,741 53.6%
7/12/2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles $4,915 15 $8,088 $8,088 100.0%
12/4/2009 Armored $6,511,128 1,919 $15,988,876 $23,661,038 67.6%
8/18/2006 Factotum $59,212 55 $808,221 $3,171,021 25.5%
7/14/2006 You, Me and Dupree $21,525,560 3,137 $75,802,010 $130,402,010 58.1%
4/25/2003 City of Ghosts $30,547 20 $325,491 $325,491 100.0%
4/27/2001 One Night at McCool's $2,520,041 1,818 $6,276,532 $13,441,957 46.7%
3/20/1998 Wild Things $9,622,444 2,177 $29,795,299 $55,576,699 53.6%
1/17/1997 Albino Alligator $101,176 17 $353,480 $353,480 100.0%
2/9/1996 Beautiful Girls $2,761,790 803 $10,523,880 $10,523,880 100.0%
9/27/1995 To Die For $386,610 954 $21,284,514 $27,688,744 76.9%
1/1/1994 Golden Gate $0 0 $395,105 $395,105 100.0%
10/1/1993 Mr. Wonderful $0 0 $3,125,000 $3,125,000 100.0%
1/1/1993 The Saint of Fort Washington $0 0 $57,115 $57,115 100.0%
9/18/1992 Singles $4,184,875 1,330 $18,471,850 $18,471,850 100.0%
4/26/1991 A Kiss Before Dying $4,348,165 1,546 $14,769,755 $14,769,755 100.0%
10/6/1989 Drugstore Cowboy $0 62 $4,729,352 $4,729,352 100.0%
9/23/1988 Kansas $1,274,742 847 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 100.0%
9/25/1987 The Big Town $776,675 762 $1,733,017 $1,733,017 100.0%
11/8/1985 Target $2,670,522 1,085 $9,023,199 $9,023,199 100.0%
12/21/1984 The Flamingo Kid $2,015,076 753 $23,859,382 $23,859,382 100.0%
10/7/1983 Rumble Fish $18,985 296 $2,500,000 $2,500,098 100.0%
3/25/1983 The Outsiders $5,068,165 1,002 $25,697,647 $25,697,647 100.0%
11/19/1982 Tex $518,795 375 $7,199,408 $7,199,408 100.0%
Movies: 27Totals:  $276,167,258$381,346,523 
 Averages:$2,412,353718$10,228,417$14,123,94587.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/7/2017 Going in Style $11,932,330 3,076 $45,018,541 $78,714,211 57.2%
2/24/2017 Rock Dog $3,704,749 2,077 $9,420,546 $20,830,546 45.2%
8/27/2010 Takers $20,512,304 2,206 $57,744,720 $70,587,268 81.8%
11/25/2009 Old Dogs $16,894,511 3,425 $49,492,060 $95,104,304 52.0%
6/11/2009 Tetro $32,442 16 $518,522 $518,522 100.0%
12/19/2008 Nothing But the Truth $3,500 2 $3,500 $3,500 100.0%
6/16/2006 Loverboy $13,285 4 $33,223 $33,223 100.0%
6/22/2005 Herbie: Fully Loaded $12,709,221 3,521 $66,010,682 $144,110,682 45.8%
5/6/2005 Crash $9,107,071 1,905 $55,334,418 $101,173,038 54.7%
5/3/2002 Deuces Wild $2,704,682 1,480 $6,044,618 $6,244,618 96.8%
7/15/1998 There's Something About Mary $13,740,644 2,557 $176,484,651 $369,884,651 47.7%
9/19/1997 In & Out $15,019,821 2,452 $63,826,569 $83,226,569 76.7%
9/13/1996 Grace of My Heart $173,654 93 $617,632 $617,632 100.0%
11/22/1995 Frankie Starlight $0 12 $81,666 $81,666 100.0%
11/3/1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway $0 0 $44,000 $44,000 100.0%
7/11/1980 My Bodyguard $178,641 477 $22,482,952 $22,482,952 100.0%
3/21/1980 Little Darlings $0 0 $34,326,249 $34,326,249 100.0%
Movies: 17Totals:  $587,484,549$1,027,983,631 
 Averages:$6,278,0501,371$34,557,915$60,469,62579.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 501-600) 559 $276,167,258
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,265 $587,484,549
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 959 $854,479,443
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $381,058,425
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 25,201-25,300) 25,219 $45,018,541
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,151 $15,157,536
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,112 $879,057,525
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,140 $105,179,265
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,550 $440,499,082
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,753 $535,128,725
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,597 $281,117,860
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 25,501-25,600) 25,578 $33,695,670
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 845 $14,070,958
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,993 $560,609,683
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 807 $381,346,523
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,098 $1,027,983,631
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,547 $1,389,608,168
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,302 $662,176,285
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 25,801-25,900) 25,896 $78,714,211
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,061 $29,228,494
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,752 $1,439,667,208
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 46 74
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 25 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 32 132
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 111 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 151 21
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 123 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 114 55
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 146 34
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 156 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 168 22
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 177 35
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 35
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 195 35
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 146 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 151 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 159 71
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 153 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 172 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 207 49
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 181 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2006 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 167 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2007 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 166 60
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 184 60
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 384 $193,868,124
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 362 $78,721,914
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 731 $96,412,137
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 725 $8,767,128
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 543 $290,280,261
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $87,489,042
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $272,590,038
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 881 $105,179,265
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 589 $377,769,303
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 241 $239,268,321
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 334 $32,160,016
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $102,816,465
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 324 $342,084,786
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 471 $32,160,016
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 804 $8,088
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 212 $130,097,159
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 401-500) 423 $41,613,599
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 151 $73,310,146
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies 74 $27,561,046
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 300 $55,793,150
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,045 $2,362,898
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 252 $33,453,562
Top International Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies 77 $13,569,655
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 939 $8,088
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $185,890,309
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 565 $43,976,497
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $106,763,708
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Black Comedy Movies 79 $41,130,701
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 463 $140,463,974
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 405 $97,959,257
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 601-700) 691 $63,465,312
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 601-700) 634 $41,713,855
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $203,929,286
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 501-600) 513 $139,673,112
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 403 $56,317,696
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 595 $7,199,408
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $93,071,765
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 249 $68,801,706
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 454 $23,859,382
Top Domestic Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 189 $325,491
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 262 $54,600,098
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 298 $39,857,792
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 501-600) 530 $56,317,696
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 600 $7,199,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 201-300) 258 $147,671,863
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 282 $108,659,498
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 491 $23,859,382
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for MGM Movies (Rank 101-200) 191 $325,491

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/7/2006 Once in a Lifetime: the Extraor… Director $144,601 $70,958 $215,559
4/25/2003 City of Ghosts Director $325,491 $0 $325,491
Movies: 2Totals:$470,092$70,958$541,050
  Averages:$235,046$35,479$270,525

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/7/2006 Once in a Lifetime: the Extraord… $9,805 12 $144,601 $215,559 67.1%
4/25/2003 City of Ghosts $30,547 20 $325,491 $325,491 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $470,092$541,050 
 Averages:$20,17616$235,046$270,52583.5%




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