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Chris Ellis

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $5,565,176,981 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #172)
Best-known acting roles: (The Dark Knight Rises), Admiral Brigham (Transformers), Scalvino (Live Free or Die Hard), Special Agent Witkins (Catch Me if You Can), Commander Karl Vasich (Planet of the Apes)
Most productive collaborators: Michael Bay, Shia LaBeouf, Ian Bryce, Steven Spielberg, Tyrese Gibson

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting17$1,777,953,795$2,198,520,633$3,976,474,428
(Unclassified)19$718,059,873$870,642,680$1,588,702,553

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 82 $2,496,013,668
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office 77 $1,277,239,410
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 150 $2,496,013,668
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 202 $3,069,163,313
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 172 $5,565,176,981

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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/6/2015 Faults Paul  $0 $0 $0
2/20/2015 McFarland, USA Coach Jenks  $44,480,275 $1,227,649 $45,707,924
11/7/2014 Jessabelle Sheriff Pruitt  $0 $470,754 $470,754
7/20/2012 The Dark Knight Rises   $448,139,099 $636,300,000 $1,084,439,099
2/10/2009 Gospel Hill L Don Murray  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2008 Crazy Glen the Carousel Manager  $0 $0 $0
7/2/2007 Transformers Admiral Brigham  $319,246,193 $389,026,399 $708,272,592
6/27/2007 Live Free or Die Hard Scalvino  $134,529,403 $247,758,744 $382,288,147
3/9/2007 Believe in Me Jim Stovall  $209,654 $0 $209,654
7/22/2005 The Island Aces & Spades Bartender  $35,818,913 $127,200,000 $163,018,913
7/22/2005 The Devil's Rejects Coggs  $17,044,981 $3,895,447 $20,940,428
10/3/2003 Wonderland Captain Nimziki  $1,060,512 $0 $1,060,512
12/30/2002 Love Liza Patriot Model Aeronautics Clerk  $213,137 $0 $213,137
12/25/2002 Catch Me if You Can Special Agent Witkins  $164,606,800 $191,005,491 $355,612,291
9/20/2002 Apollo 13 (IMAX) Deke Slayton  $1,759,075 $460,127 $2,219,202
11/2/2001 Domestic Disturbance Detective Warren  $45,207,112 $9,000,000 $54,207,112
7/27/2001 Planet of the Apes Commander Karl Vasich  $180,011,740 $182,200,000 $362,211,740
9/8/2000 The Watcher Hollis  $28,946,615 $18,321,214 $47,267,829
3/19/1999 Sparkler Buddy #1  $5,494 $0 $5,494
2/19/1999 October Sky Principal Turner  $32,683,932 $425,933 $33,109,865
11/25/1998 Home Fries Henry Lever  $10,513,979 $0 $10,513,979
7/1/1998 Armageddon Walter Clark  $201,578,182 $353,021,818 $554,600,000
5/19/1998 Godzilla General Anderson  $136,314,294 $239,685,706 $376,000,000
12/25/1997 Wag the Dog Officer  $43,057,470 $21,194,568 $64,252,038
10/17/1997 Bean Detective Butler  $45,334,169 $211,239,959 $256,574,128
6/6/1997 Con Air BOP Official Grant  $101,117,573 $123,000,000 $224,117,573
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! Horace  $25,857,416 $8,700,000 $34,557,416
9/8/1995 The Tie That Binds Security Guard #1  $5,762,795 $0 $5,762,795
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 Deke Slayton  $172,070,496 $162,029,504 $334,100,000
5/12/1995 Crimson Tide Additional Magician  $91,387,195 $68,000,000 $159,387,195
5/10/1995 A Little Princess Policeman  $10,015,449 $0 $10,015,449
12/29/1993 Ghost in the Machine Lieutenant  $4,731,273 $0 $4,731,273
11/19/1993 Addams Family Values Moving Man  $46,293,855 $0 $46,293,855
9/10/1993 Undercover Blues Burt  $12,416,686 $0 $12,416,686
3/13/1992 My Cousin Vinny J.T.  $52,929,168 $0 $52,929,168
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder Harlem Hoogerhyde  $82,670,733 $75,000,000 $157,670,733
Movies: 36Totals:$2,496,013,668$3,069,163,313$5,565,176,981
  Averages:$69,333,713$85,254,536$154,588,249


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/6/2015 Faults $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/20/2015 McFarland, USA $11,020,798 2,792 $44,480,275 $45,707,924 97.3%
11/7/2014 Jessabelle $0 0 $0 $470,754 0.0%
7/2/2007 Transformers $70,502,384 4,050 $319,246,193 $708,272,592 45.1%
6/27/2007 Live Free or Die Hard $33,369,559 3,411 $134,529,403 $382,288,147 35.2%
7/22/2005 The Island $12,409,070 3,138 $35,818,913 $163,018,913 22.0%
12/25/2002 Catch Me if You Can $30,082,000 3,225 $164,606,800 $355,612,291 46.3%
11/2/2001 Domestic Disturbance $14,033,112 2,910 $45,207,112 $54,207,112 83.4%
7/27/2001 Planet of the Apes $68,532,960 3,530 $180,011,740 $362,211,740 49.7%
7/1/1998 Armageddon $36,089,972 3,184 $201,578,182 $554,600,000 36.3%
5/19/1998 Godzilla $44,047,541 3,310 $136,314,294 $376,000,000 36.3%
12/25/1997 Wag the Dog $92,079 1,752 $43,057,470 $64,252,038 67.0%
6/6/1997 Con Air $24,131,738 2,941 $101,117,573 $224,117,573 45.1%
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! $6,208,595 1,887 $25,857,416 $34,557,416 74.8%
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 $25,353,380 2,347 $172,070,496 $334,100,000 51.5%
5/12/1995 Crimson Tide $18,612,190 2,514 $91,387,195 $159,387,195 57.3%
6/27/1990 Days of Thunder $15,490,445 2,307 $82,670,733 $157,670,733 52.4%
Movies: 17Totals:  $1,777,953,795$3,976,474,428 
 Averages:$24,116,2252,547$104,585,517$233,910,26050.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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