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James Gammon

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 36 films, with $849,822,915 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,714)
Best-known acting roles: Esco Swanger (Cold Mountain), Teddy Lee (The Cell), Earl May (Appaloosa), Redneck's Buddy in the Diner (Natural Born Killers), Marv Loach/Floyd Turbeaux (The Iron Giant)
Most productive collaborators: Renée Zellweger, Jude Law, Anthony Minghella, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting5$192,733,251$101,871,617$294,604,868
Cameo1$50,282,766$0$50,282,766
(Unclassified)30$496,022,285$8,912,996$504,935,281

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,473 $739,038,302
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 15,801-15,900) 15,809 $110,784,613
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,701-3,800) 3,714 $849,822,915

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
9/19/2008 Appaloosa Earl May  $20,211,394 $7,700,059 $27,911,453
10/12/2007 The Final Season Jared  $1,159,691 $0 $1,159,691
4/21/2004 This So-Called Disaster Himself  $45,195 $0 $45,195
12/25/2003 Cold Mountain Esco Swanger  $95,632,614 $69,541,295 $165,173,909
7/26/2002 The Country Bears Big Al  $16,988,996 $0 $16,988,996
4/26/2002 Life, or Something Like It Pat Kerrigan  $14,448,589 $0 $14,448,589
8/18/2000 The Cell Teddy Lee  $61,280,963 $24,630,263 $85,911,226
9/24/1999 One Man's Hero General Zachary Taylor  $229,311 $0 $229,311
8/4/1999 The Iron Giant Marv Loach/Floyd Turbeaux  $23,159,305 $8,174,612 $31,333,917
12/30/1998 The Hi-Lo Country Hoover Young  $166,082 $0 $166,082
12/17/1997 The Apostle   $20,733,485 $544,285 $21,277,770
12/1/1995 Wild Bill California Joe  $2,169,373 $194,099 $2,363,472
8/26/1994 Natural Born Killers Redneck's Buddy in the Diner  $50,282,766 $0 $50,282,766
6/24/1994 Wyatt Earp Mr. Sutherland  $25,052,000 $0 $25,052,000
3/30/1994 Major League II Lou Brown  $30,626,182 $0 $30,626,182
1/7/1994 Cabin Boy Paps  $3,469,493 $0 $3,469,493
4/2/1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn Deputy Hines  $24,103,594 $0 $24,103,594
5/8/1992 Crisscross Emmett  $2,717,764 $0 $2,717,764
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Lt. Larry Schooner  $15,600,149 $0 $15,600,149
3/9/1990 Coupe De Ville Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon  $592,089 $0 $592,089
2/16/1990 Revenge Texan  $15,535,771 $0 $15,535,771
4/7/1989 Major League Lou Brown  $49,793,054 $0 $49,793,054
3/18/1988 The Milagro Beanfield War Horsethief Shorty  $13,825,794 $0 $13,825,794
12/18/1987 Ironweed Reverend Chester  $7,393,346 $0 $7,393,346
11/6/1987 Made in Heaven Steve Shea  $4,000,000 $0 $4,000,000
10/11/1985 Silver Bullet Arnie Westrum  $10,803,211 $0 $10,803,211
7/10/1985 Silverado Dawson  $33,200,000 $0 $33,200,000
3/15/1985 Sylvester Steve  $385,687 $0 $385,687
2/15/1985 Vision Quest Kuch's Father  $13,000,000 $0 $13,000,000
8/19/1983 The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Sheriff Frank Fly  $909,000 $0 $909,000
12/17/1980 Any Which Way You Can Palomino Bartender  $70,687,344 $0 $70,687,344
6/6/1980 Urban Cowboy Steve Strange  $46,918,287 $0 $46,918,287
1/1/1980 It's My Turn Connie Foxworth  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
1/1/1976 The Pom Pom Girls Coach Hartmann  $17,900,000 $0 $17,900,000
1/1/1974 Macon County Line Elisha  $18,800,000 $0 $18,800,000
11/1/1967 Cool Hand Luke Sleepy  $16,217,773 $0 $16,217,773
Movies: 36Totals:$739,038,302$110,784,613$849,822,915
  Averages:$20,528,842$3,077,350$23,606,192


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/19/2008 Appaloosa $248,847 1,290 $20,211,394 $27,911,453 72.4%
10/12/2007 The Final Season $664,351 1,011 $1,159,691 $1,159,691 100.0%
12/25/2003 Cold Mountain $14,574,213 2,802 $95,632,614 $165,173,909 57.9%
4/26/2002 Life, or Something Like It $6,219,234 2,609 $14,448,589 $14,448,589 100.0%
8/18/2000 The Cell $17,515,050 2,476 $61,280,963 $85,911,226 71.3%
Movies: 5Totals:  $192,733,251$294,604,868 
 Averages:$7,844,3392,038$38,546,650$58,920,97480.3%

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