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John Gielgud

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films, with $880,588,090 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,587)
Best-known acting roles: King Arthur (Dragonheart), Hobson (Arthur), Cecil Parkes (Shine), Oswald (First Knight), The Pope (Elizabeth)
Most productive collaborators: Cate Blanchett, Shekhar Kapur, Tommy Gormley, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$63,587,229$70,096,519$133,683,748
Cameo1$1,266,417$0$1,266,417
(Unclassified)23$517,047,773$228,590,152$745,637,925

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,129 $581,901,419
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,713 $298,686,671
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,587 $880,588,090

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
11/6/1998 Elizabeth The Pope  $30,082,699 $52,067,943 $82,150,642
5/15/1998 Quest for Camelot Merlin  $22,772,500 $15,400,000 $38,172,500
12/25/1996 Hamlet Priam  $4,501,094 $2,628,576 $7,129,670
12/24/1996 The Portrait of a Lady Mr. Touchett  $3,698,012 $0 $3,698,012
10/11/1996 Looking for Richard Himself  $1,266,417 $0 $1,266,417
8/15/1996 Shine Cecil Parkes  $35,811,509 $860,984 $36,672,493
5/31/1996 Dragonheart King Arthur  $51,364,680 $53,000,000 $104,364,680
7/7/1995 First Knight Oswald  $37,361,412 $90,000,000 $127,361,412
1/31/1992 Shining Through Konrad Friedrichs/Sunflower  $21,733,781 $0 $21,733,781
1/1/1992 The Power of One St. John  $2,827,107 $0 $2,827,107
7/8/1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks Hobson  $14,681,192 $0 $14,681,192
1/1/1988 Appointment with Death Colonel Carbury  $960,040 $0 $960,040
9/19/1985 Plenty Sir Leonard Darwin  $6,104,212 $0 $6,104,212
1/20/1984 Scandalous Uncle Willie  $526,805 $0 $526,805
10/28/1983 The Wicked Lady Hogarth  $589,308 $0 $589,308
12/8/1982 Gandhi Lord Irwin  $52,767,889 $75,000,000 $127,767,889
9/25/1981 Chariots of Fire Master of Trinity  $61,558,162 $307,785 $61,865,947
7/17/1981 Arthur Hobson  $81,464,486 $0 $81,464,486
2/11/1981 Sphinx Abdu-Hamdi  $2,000,000 $9,400,000 $11,400,000
12/19/1980 The Formula Dr. Abraham Esau, Director Reich Energy  $8,894,289 $0 $8,894,289
10/3/1980 The Elephant Man Carr Gomm  $26,010,864 $0 $26,010,864
2/1/1980 Caligula Nerva  $23,400,000 $0 $23,400,000
1/1/1980 Lion of the Desert Sharif el-Gariani  $1,500,000 $0 $1,500,000
12/16/1979 The Human Factor Brigadier Tomlinson  $0 $0 $0
11/22/1974 Murder on the Orient Express Beddoes  $35,733,867 $21,383 $35,755,250
1/1/1973 Lost Horizon Chang  $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000
12/22/1965 Campanadas a medianoche Henry IV  $126,724 $0 $126,724
3/11/1964 Becket King Louis VII  $9,164,370 $0 $9,164,370
10/17/1956 Around the World in 80 Days Mr. Foster  $42,000,000 $0 $42,000,000
2/3/1942 The Prime Minister   $0 $0 $0
Movies: 30Totals:$581,901,419$298,686,671$880,588,090
  Averages:$19,396,714$9,956,222$29,352,936


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/6/1998 Elizabeth $275,131 624 $30,082,699 $82,150,642 36.6%
5/15/1998 Quest for Camelot $6,041,602 3,107 $22,772,500 $38,172,500 59.7%
12/25/1996 Hamlet $90,684 93 $4,501,094 $7,129,670 63.1%
9/19/1985 Plenty $436,266 228 $6,104,212 $6,104,212 100.0%
12/16/1979 The Human Factor $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
12/22/1965 Campanadas a medianoche $18,958 4 $126,724 $126,724 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $63,587,229$133,683,748 
 Averages:$1,143,774676$10,597,872$22,280,62571.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 21,601-21,700) 21,699 $63,587,229
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,187 $506,497,822
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,078 $30,209,423
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 43,401-43,500) 43,440 $4,501,094
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,447 $1,266,417
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,129 $581,901,419
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 20,301-20,400) 20,333 $70,096,519
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,647 $230,286,671
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,565 $52,067,943
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 37,501-37,600) 37,527 $2,628,576
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,713 $298,686,671
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 21,101-21,200) 21,103 $133,683,748
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,009 $736,784,493
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,843 $82,277,366
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 43,801-43,900) 43,847 $7,129,670
Top Stars in Cameo Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,495 $1,266,417
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,587 $880,588,090


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