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Jeff Garlin

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 15 films, with $2,997,109,825 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #318)
Best-known acting roles: Buttercup (Toy Story 3), Captain (WALL-E), Otis (Cars 2), Phil (Daddy Day Care), Sid (The Bounty Hunter)
Best-known technical roles: Finding Vivian Maier (Executive Producer), I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With (Director), Dealin' with Idiots (Director), Dealin' with Idiots (Screenwriter)
Most productive collaborators: Ben Burtt, Andrew Stanton, Elissa Knight, Jim Reardon, John Lasseter

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting15$1,346,115,847$1,650,993,978$2,997,109,825
Cameo2$48,120,217$449,000$48,569,217
Lead Ensemble Member1$16,757$0$16,757
(Unclassified)7$86,222,221$47,300,000$133,522,221
In Technical RolesDirector2$211,325$0$211,325
Executive Producer1$1,509,131$2,087,424$3,596,555
Screenwriter1$16,757$0$16,757

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Laggies

February 8th, 2015

Laggies is a film that opened in limited release earning much better buzz than most films do. It opened well, but struggled as it tried to expand. Then again, it is a romantic comedy and those rarely do well in limited release. Did it fail to find an audience because it is the wrong genre? Or did the word of mouth kill it? More...

Featured DVD Review: Dealin' with Idiots

November 10th, 2013

Jeff Garlin directorial debut was I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With, which earned very good reviews, even if it struggled to find an audience in theaters. He followed that film with Dealin' with Idiots, which sadly didn't live up to the first film either critically or fiscally. Was it unfairly attacked? Or is it much worse than his directorial debut? More...

Limited Releases come with Terms and Conditions

July 12th, 2013

There are nine films on this week's list, including four that are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. It is unlikely that all of them will find success, as the competition is high. Both Terms and Conditions May Apply and The Hunt should do well, but will have trouble expanding. On the other hand, I don't think strong reviews will translate into ticket sales for Crystal Fairy. This leaves Fruitvale Station as the best bet. Then again, predicting limited release success is even harder than predicting box office numbers for wide releases. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/18/2017 Lemon Guy Roach  $29,258 $0 $29,258
10/24/2014 Laggies Ed  $440,338 $1,822,098 $2,262,436
10/18/2013 Adventures in the Sin Bin Dean Threatard  $0 $0 $0
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots Max Morris  $16,757 $0 $16,757
8/3/2012 ParaNorman Perry Babcock  $56,003,051 $52,116,611 $108,119,662
6/8/2012 Safety Not Guaranteed Mr. Britt  $4,010,957 $411,361 $4,422,318
6/23/2011 Cars 2 Otis  $191,450,875 $368,704,508 $560,155,383
6/18/2010 Toy Story 3 Buttercup  $415,004,880 $654,661,124 $1,069,666,004
3/19/2010 The Bounty Hunter Sid  $67,061,228 $68,747,609 $135,808,837
8/20/2008 The Rocker Stan  $6,409,528 $2,357,810 $8,767,338
6/27/2008 WALL-E Captain  $223,808,164 $308,699,861 $532,508,025
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness Ed Lawson  $6,575,282 $371,802 $6,947,084
9/5/2007 I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With James  $194,568 $0 $194,568
2/2/2007 Fired! Himself  $5,661 $0 $5,661
12/25/2004 Fat Albert Jer (uncredited)  $48,114,556 $449,000 $48,563,556
11/12/2004 After the Sunset Ron  $28,328,132 $10,000,982 $38,329,114
7/9/2004 Sleepover Jay  $9,408,183 $0 $9,408,183
5/9/2003 Daddy Day Care Phil  $104,148,781 $60,136,806 $164,285,587
11/17/2000 Bounce Emcee  $36,805,288 $16,620,004 $53,425,292
6/10/1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Cyclops  $206,040,085 $106,343,402 $312,383,487
2/20/1998 Senseless Arle Vickers  $13,109,234 $0 $13,109,234
6/29/1994 Little Big League Opposing Little League Manager  $12,124,754 $0 $12,124,754
11/5/1993 RoboCop 3 Donot Jerk  $10,696,210 $0 $10,696,210
10/2/1992 Hero News Vendor  $19,487,173 $47,300,000 $66,787,173
4/3/1992 Straight Talk Bob  $21,202,099 $0 $21,202,099
Movies: 25Totals:$1,480,475,042$1,698,742,978$3,179,218,020
  Averages:$59,219,002$67,949,719$127,168,721

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots $0 2 $16,757 $16,757 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $16,757$16,757 
 Averages:$02$16,757$16,757100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/18/2017 Lemon $5,957 13 $29,258 $29,258 100.0%
10/24/2014 Laggies $74,139 306 $440,338 $2,262,436 19.5%
10/18/2013 Adventures in the Sin Bin $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
8/3/2012 ParaNorman $14,087,050 3,455 $56,003,051 $108,119,662 51.8%
6/8/2012 Safety Not Guaranteed $97,762 182 $4,010,957 $4,422,318 90.7%
6/23/2011 Cars 2 $66,135,507 4,115 $191,450,875 $560,155,383 34.2%
6/18/2010 Toy Story 3 $110,307,189 4,028 $415,004,880 $1,069,666,004 38.8%
3/19/2010 The Bounty Hunter $20,686,423 3,118 $67,061,228 $135,808,837 49.4%
8/20/2008 The Rocker $2,636,048 2,784 $6,409,528 $8,767,338 73.1%
6/27/2008 WALL-E $63,087,526 3,992 $223,808,164 $532,508,025 42.0%
2/1/2008 Strange Wilderness $3,001,719 1,211 $6,575,282 $6,947,084 94.6%
11/12/2004 After the Sunset $11,100,392 2,819 $28,328,132 $38,329,114 73.9%
5/9/2003 Daddy Day Care $27,623,580 3,472 $104,148,781 $164,285,587 63.4%
11/17/2000 Bounce $11,423,716 2,028 $36,805,288 $53,425,292 68.9%
6/10/1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me $54,917,604 3,314 $206,040,085 $312,383,487 66.0%
Movies: 15Totals:  $1,346,115,847$2,997,109,825 
 Averages:$25,678,9742,322$89,741,056$199,807,32261.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,543 $16,757
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 250 $1,346,115,847
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,954 $546,087,855
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,301 $297,293,335
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 182 $944,690,488
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 701-800) 772 $48,120,217
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 401-500) 488 $1,480,475,042
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 399 $1,650,993,978
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,437 $314,111,874
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,373 $365,779,543
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 295 $1,225,077,629
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,205 $449,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 620 $1,698,742,978
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,201-6,300) 6,216 $16,757
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 318 $2,997,109,825
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,205 $860,199,729
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,329 $663,072,878
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 247 $2,169,768,117
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 978 $48,569,217
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 531 $3,179,218,020
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,034 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,551 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,127 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,752 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,654 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,101-4,200) 4,110 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,741 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,887 $16,757
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,565 $16,757
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,064 $16,757

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/28/2014 Finding Vivian Maier Executive Producer $1,509,131 $2,087,424 $3,596,555
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots Director,
Screenwriter 
$16,757 $0 $16,757
9/5/2007 I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With Director $194,568 $0 $194,568
Movies: 3Totals:$1,720,456$2,087,424$3,807,880
  Averages:$573,485$695,808$1,269,293

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots $0 2 $16,757 $16,757 100.0%
9/5/2007 I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With $12,317 12 $194,568 $194,568 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $211,325$211,325 
 Averages:$6,1597$105,663$105,663100.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
7/12/2013 Dealin' with Idiots $0 2 $16,757 $16,757 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $16,757$16,757 
 Averages:$02$16,757$16,757100.0%


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