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Ethan Embry

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $610,234,306 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #5,733)
Best-known acting roles: Bobby Ray (Sweet Home Alabama), Rusty Griswold (Vegas Vacation), Mechanic (Vacancy), Preston Myers (Can't Hardly Wait), David Stern (Timeline)
Most productive collaborators: Andy Tennant, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, C. Jay Cox, Patrick Dempsey

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$265,942,987$137,076,868$403,019,855
Leading4$59,424$2,317,471$2,376,895
Lead Ensemble Member2$36,086,716$8,700,000$44,786,716
Cameo1$19,480,739$7,222,445$26,703,184
(Unclassified)11$128,540,786$4,806,870$133,347,656

Career Trend

This graph shows Ethan Embry’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


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Cheap Thrills

June 14th, 2014

Cheap Thrills came out in theaters and on Video on Demand in March and it did well during its opening weekend, but its legs were really short. Normally this would suggest poor word-of-mouth, but the reviews were excellent. Then again, it is a black comedy, which is a hard genre to market. Now that it is out on the home market, will it perform better? More...

Limited Releases: Thrilling or Just Cheap?

March 21st, 2014

Cheap Thrills poster

There are quite a few limited releases this week, including Nymphomaniac: Volume 1, which is earning the loudest buzz. Its reviews are great, but not as strong as the buzz, plus it has been playing on Video on Demand. The best reviews go to Cheap Thrills (Reviews) and Jodorowsky's Dune (Reviews). Hopefully both films will find an audience this weekend, but limited release is a rough go even with the best reviews. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
7/20/2018 Blindspotting Officer Molina  $0 $0 $0
3/17/2017 The Devil’s Candy Jesse  $0 $688,701 $688,701
5/26/2015 The House Across the Street   $0 $0 $0
5/12/2015 Echoes of War Seamus Riley  $0 $0 $0
11/21/2014 Late Phases Will  $0 $0 $0
3/21/2014 Cheap Thrills Vince  $59,424 $0 $59,424
10/21/2011 The Reunion Leo  $0 $1,628,770 $1,628,770
9/26/2008 Eagle Eye Toby Grant  $101,440,743 $76,625,826 $178,066,569
4/20/2007 Vacancy Mechanic  $19,063,007 $5,300,000 $24,363,007
4/21/2006 Standing Still Donovan  $30,142 $0 $30,142
7/30/2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Billy Carver  $18,225,165 $0 $18,225,165
11/26/2003 Timeline David Stern  $19,480,739 $7,222,445 $26,703,184
11/27/2002 Wes Craven Presents: They Sam  $12,840,842 $3,300,000 $16,140,842
9/27/2002 Sweet Home Alabama Bobby Ray  $127,214,072 $55,151,042 $182,365,114
7/24/1998 Disturbing Behavior   $17,507,368 $1,506,870 $19,014,238
6/12/1998 Can't Hardly Wait Preston Myers  $25,358,996 $0 $25,358,996
5/1/1998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 Squirrel  $574,838 $0 $574,838
2/14/1997 Vegas Vacation Rusty Griswold  $36,470,465 $0 $36,470,465
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! The Bass Player  $25,857,416 $8,700,000 $34,557,416
2/2/1996 White Squall Tracy Lapchick  $10,229,300 $0 $10,229,300
9/22/1995 Empire Records Mark  $303,841 $0 $303,841
11/8/1991 All I Want For Christmas Ethan O'Fallon  $14,812,144 $0 $14,812,144
7/19/1991 Dutch Doyle  $4,271,022 $0 $4,271,022
3/22/1991 Defending Your Life Steve  $16,371,128 $0 $16,371,128
Movies: 24Totals:$450,110,652$160,123,654$610,234,306
  Averages:$18,754,611$6,671,819$25,426,429

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/17/2017 The Devil’s Candy $0 0 $0 $688,701 0.0%
5/12/2015 Echoes of War $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/21/2014 Cheap Thrills $18,638 18 $59,424 $59,424 100.0%
10/21/2011 The Reunion $0 0 $0 $1,628,770 0.0%
10/4/1996 That Thing You Do! $6,208,595 1,887 $25,857,416 $34,557,416 74.8%
2/2/1996 White Squall $3,908,514 1,524 $10,229,300 $10,229,300 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $36,146,140$47,163,611 
 Averages:$1,689,291572$6,024,357$7,860,60255.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/20/2018 Blindspotting $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/21/2014 Late Phases $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/26/2008 Eagle Eye $29,150,721 3,614 $101,440,743 $178,066,569 57.0%
4/20/2007 Vacancy $7,603,376 2,551 $19,063,007 $24,363,007 78.2%
7/30/2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle $5,480,378 2,163 $18,225,165 $18,225,165 100.0%
9/27/2002 Sweet Home Alabama $35,648,740 3,313 $127,214,072 $182,365,114 69.8%
Movies: 6Totals:  $265,942,987$403,019,855 
 Averages:$12,980,5361,940$44,323,831$67,169,97676.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,870 $36,146,140
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,650 $265,942,987
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,626 $430,629,913
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,185 $25,916,840
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,714 $155,668,537
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,111 $19,480,739
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,893 $450,110,652
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,409 $11,017,471
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 12,501-12,600) 12,534 $137,076,868
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,401-11,500) 11,471 $152,901,209
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,260 $11,017,471
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 20,701-20,800) 20,751 $55,151,042
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 950 $7,222,445
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,219 $160,123,654
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,147 $47,163,611
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,701-7,800) 7,706 $403,019,855
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,118 $583,531,122
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,829 $36,934,311
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,001-13,100) 13,074 $210,819,579
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,124 $26,703,184
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,733 $610,234,306
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 136 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 142 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 173 41
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,369 $25,916,840
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 201-300) 260 $10,229,300
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,611 $11,017,471
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,522 $36,934,311
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 301-400) 350 $10,229,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,607 $36,146,140
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,100 $11,017,471
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,863 $47,163,611
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,023 $59,424
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 377 $25,857,416
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 301-400) 315 $10,229,300
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,827 $2,317,471
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 517 $8,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,402 $2,376,895
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 464 $34,557,416
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 401-500) 410 $10,229,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 801-900) 900 $10,229,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 501-600) 558 $25,857,416
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 744 $59,424
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 675 $1,628,770
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 763 $8,700,000
Top International Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 301-400) 365 $688,701
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 991 $10,229,300
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $1,628,770
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 601-700) 655 $34,557,416
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 801-900) 875 $59,424
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 401-500) 432 $688,701
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,275 $10,229,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 776 $25,857,416
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 965 $59,424
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,298 $1,628,770
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 757 $8,700,000
Top International Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 601-700) 678 $688,701
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,362 $11,858,070
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 794 $34,557,416
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 701-800) 774 $748,125
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 572 $10,229,300
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 467 $25,857,416
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 440 $8,700,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 501-600) 593 $10,229,300
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $34,557,416


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