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Paul Gleason

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 24 films, with $760,268,209 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #4,443)
Best-known acting roles: Dwayne T. Robinson (Die Hard), Elliot (Nothing To Lose), Clarence Beeks (Trading Places), Richard Vernon (Not Another Teen Movie), Executive (Arthur)
Most productive collaborators: Chyler Leigh, Joel Gallen, Chris Evans, Michael Bender, Charles Shyer

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$209,443,979$55,659,865$265,103,844
Cameo1$1,266,417$0$1,266,417
(Unclassified)17$362,088,758$131,809,190$493,897,948

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,141 $572,799,154
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,434 $187,469,055
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,443 $760,268,209

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
4/5/2002 National Lampoon's Van Wilder Professor Ted McDoogle  $21,305,259 $17,936,064 $39,241,323
12/14/2001 Not Another Teen Movie Richard Vernon  $37,882,551 $24,518,792 $62,401,343
7/18/1997 Nothing To Lose Elliot  $44,480,039 $20,114,022 $64,594,061
1/31/1997 Shadow Conspiracy Blythe  $2,154,540 $0 $2,154,540
10/11/1996 Looking for Richard Himself  $1,266,417 $0 $1,266,417
12/31/1994 There Goes My Baby Mr. Burton  $125,169 $0 $125,169
6/29/1994 I Love Trouble Kenny Bacon  $30,806,194 $31,141,073 $61,947,267
4/16/1993 Boiling Point Transaction Man  $10,058,318 $0 $10,058,318
2/5/1993 Loaded Weapon 1 FBI Agent   $27,979,399 $0 $27,979,399
5/3/1991 Rich Girl Marvin Wells  $368,056 $0 $368,056
4/20/1990 Miami Blues Sgt. Frank Lackley  $9,654,290 $0 $9,654,290
9/15/1989 Night Game Broussard  $337,812 $0 $337,812
7/15/1988 Die Hard Dwayne T. Robinson  $81,350,242 $57,759,104 $139,109,346
3/25/1988 Johnny Be Good Wayne Hisler  $17,500,399 $0 $17,500,399
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby Cameo suggests "Blind boy grunt"  $16,031,707 $0 $16,031,707
2/20/1987 Morgan Stewart's Coming Home Jay Le Soto  $2,136,381 $0 $2,136,381
2/15/1985 The Breakfast Club Principal Richard Vernon  $45,875,171 $0 $45,875,171
6/8/1983 Trading Places Clarence Beeks  $90,400,000 $0 $90,400,000
3/4/1983 Tender Mercies Reporter  $8,443,124 $0 $8,443,124
11/13/1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper Remson  $2,104,164 $0 $2,104,164
7/17/1981 Arthur Executive  $81,464,486 $0 $81,464,486
1/1/1981 Fort Apache, The Bronx Detective  $29,200,000 $36,000,000 $65,200,000
8/29/1980 He Knows You're Alone Daley  $4,875,436 $0 $4,875,436
10/26/1979 The Great Santini Lt. Sammy  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
Movies: 24Totals:$572,799,154$187,469,055$760,268,209
  Averages:$23,866,631$7,811,211$31,677,842


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/14/2001 Not Another Teen Movie $12,615,116 2,365 $37,882,551 $62,401,343 60.7%
6/29/1994 I Love Trouble $7,827,002 1,746 $30,806,194 $61,947,267 49.7%
2/5/1993 Loaded Weapon 1 $9,202,722 2,015 $27,979,399 $27,979,399 100.0%
3/25/1988 Johnny Be Good $5,249,388 1,194 $17,500,399 $17,500,399 100.0%
6/8/1983 Trading Places $7,348,200 1,387 $90,400,000 $90,400,000 100.0%
8/29/1980 He Knows You're Alone $748,824 279 $4,875,436 $4,875,436 100.0%
Movies: 6Totals:  $209,443,979$265,103,844 
 Averages:$7,165,2091,498$34,907,330$44,183,97485.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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