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Dave Goelz

Best known as a Leading Actor based on credits in that role in 2 films, with $155,969,301 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #822)
Best-known acting roles: Subconscious Guard Frank (Inside Out), Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (The Muppets), The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf (Muppets Most Wanted), The Great Gonzo/Dr. Bunson Honeydew/Waldorf (Muppet Treasure Island), The Great Gonzo/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew (The Muppet Movie)
Most productive collaborators: Pete Docter, Josh Cooley, Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$127,835,893$28,133,408$155,969,301
Supporting2$390,789,102$497,245,870$888,034,972
Lead Ensemble Member1$88,625,922$72,346,000$160,971,922
(Unclassified)1$16,304,786$0$16,304,786

Career Trend

This graph shows Dave Goelz’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: Muppets Most Wanted

August 7th, 2014

The Muppets was the first Muppet movie in more than a decade, but it was a big hit with critics and did very well in theaters for a live action family film. A sequel was inevitable, but as the opening song of Muppets Most Wanted, the sequel is rarely as good as the original. Is this the case here? Is it one of the rare exceptions? If not, is it still good enough to check out? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie

August 11th, 2013

The Muppet Movie came out 34 years ago, which makes it a little strange they are releasing a 35th Anniversary edition Blu-ray this week. Then again, I'm glad I don't have to wait another year to get this movie on Blu-ray, because I loved it as a kid. Does it still hold up decades later? And is the Blu-ray worth picking up if you are a fan of the movie? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Christmas Carol

November 7th, 2012

The Muppet Christmas Carol came out on theaters 20 years ago and while it was only a midlevel hit in theaters, it has developed a more loyal following on the home market and is a perennial Christmas favorite. This week, it made its Blu-ray debut, but is the film worth picking up in high definition? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/19/2015 Inside Out Subconscious Guard Frank  $356,461,711 $497,245,870 $853,707,581
3/21/2014 Muppets Most Wanted The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Beauregard, Waldorf  $51,178,893 $28,133,408 $79,312,301
11/23/2011 The Muppets Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew  $88,625,922 $72,346,000 $160,971,922
7/14/1999 Muppets From Space Gonzo/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew/Waldorf/The Birdman  $16,304,786 $0 $16,304,786
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island The Great Gonzo/Dr. Bunson Honeydew/Waldorf  $34,327,391 $0 $34,327,391
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie The Great Gonzo/Zoot/Dr. Bunsen Honeydew  $76,657,000 $0 $76,657,000
Movies: 6Totals:$623,555,703$597,725,278$1,221,280,981
  Averages:$103,925,951$99,620,880$203,546,830

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/21/2014 Muppets Most Wanted $17,005,126 3,194 $51,178,893 $79,312,301 64.5%
11/23/2011 The Muppets $29,239,026 3,440 $88,625,922 $160,971,922 55.1%
6/22/1979 The Muppet Movie $0 0 $76,657,000 $76,657,000 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $216,461,815$316,941,223 
 Averages:$15,414,7172,211$72,153,938$105,647,07473.2%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/19/2015 Inside Out $90,440,272 4,158 $356,461,711 $853,707,581 41.8%
2/16/1996 Muppet Treasure Island $10,112,833 2,089 $34,327,391 $34,327,391 100.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $390,789,102$888,034,972 
 Averages:$50,276,5533,124$195,394,551$444,017,48670.9%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 689 $216,461,815
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,543 $390,789,102
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,001-14,100) 14,092 $104,930,708
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,511 $110,984,391
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 936 $496,266,526
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,895 $623,555,703
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,188 $100,479,408
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,084 $497,245,870
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,601-19,700) 19,620 $72,346,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,541 $597,725,278
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,806 $597,725,278
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 907 $316,941,223
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,754 $888,034,972
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,701-16,800) 16,763 $177,276,708
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,398 $110,984,391
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,174 $1,093,991,804
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,251 $1,221,280,981
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 252 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 239 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 228 68
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 313 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 350 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 379 41
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 282 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 289 57
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 284 57
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 29 $216,461,815
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 96 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies 53 $316,941,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 515 $216,461,815
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 919 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 672 $316,941,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 148 $216,461,815
Top International Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 346 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Kids Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 242 $316,941,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 301-400) 304 $216,461,815
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 632 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 401-500) 462 $316,941,223
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 301-400) 360 $139,804,815
Top Domestic Leading Stars for G Movies 99 $76,657,000
Top International Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 466 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 401-500) 417 $240,284,223
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for G Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $76,657,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $139,804,815
Top International Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 301-400) 302 $100,479,408
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 201-300) 285 $240,284,223


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