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Jon Gries

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 42 films, with $1,904,267,885 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,150)
Best-known acting roles: Casey (Taken 2), Casey (Taken), Nick the Van Driver (Men in Black), Casey (Taken 3), Uncle Rico (Napoleon Dynamite)
Most productive collaborators: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Luc Besson, Leland Orser

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting17$650,324,691$895,720,510$1,546,045,201
Lead Ensemble Member3$3,496$0$3,496
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)21$276,891,854$81,327,334$358,219,188
In Technical RolesProducer1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured Blu-ray review: Napoleon Dynamite

June 5th, 2014

In 2004, Napoleon Dynamite was a small independent film that earned buzz at the Sundance Film Festival and was picked up by MTV films. MTV pushed the film hard and it worked, as the film earned more than $40 million starting in limited release. I didn't get a chance to see it, but saw it when it came out on DVD and really liked it. A few months later, I watched it a second time and I wasn't as impressed. Now that it has been ten years since it came out, will I like it like the first time, or has it aged poorly? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
6/2/2017 All About the Money Jon Waters  $0 $0 $0
2/26/2016 A Country Called Home Tyler  $0 $0 $0
3/6/2015 Faults Terry  $0 $0 $0
2/6/2015 Pass the Light Franklin Baumann  $0 $0 $0
1/23/2015 Americons Billy  $28,782 $0 $28,782
1/9/2015 Taken 3 Casey  $89,256,424 $238,400,000 $327,656,424
11/14/2014 Bad Turn Worse Sheriff Shep  $0 $0 $0
10/17/2014 Eternity: The Movie Barry Goldfield Jr.   $8,350 $0 $8,350
3/28/2014 Locker 13 Archie  $3,496 $0 $3,496
10/30/2013 Skinwalker Ranch Hoyt Miller  $0 $0 $0
10/25/2013 A True Story   $0 $0 $0
1/25/2013 noobz Greg Lipstein  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2012 Unicorn City   $0 $0 $0
10/5/2012 Taken 2 Casey  $139,854,287 $237,953,117 $377,807,404
3/16/2012 Around June Murry  $9,102 $0 $9,102
3/16/2012 Natural Selection Peter  $46,635 $0 $46,635
1/30/2009 Taken Casey  $145,000,989 $81,940,596 $226,941,585
12/31/2008 Confessions of an Action Star Donald Buckheim  $0 $0 $0
3/7/2008 Bar Starz Ricky Fabulous  $0 $0 $0
11/30/2007 The Sasquatch Gang Officer Ed Chillcut  $9,458 $0 $9,458
10/19/2007 The Comebacks Barber  $13,349,927 $189,227 $13,539,154
8/24/2007 September Dawn John D. Lee  $1,066,555 $0 $1,066,555
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer FBI Agent Killbourne  $11,003,643 $137,570 $11,141,213
4/28/2006 Stick It Brice Graham  $26,910,736 $3,488,978 $30,399,714
6/11/2004 Napoleon Dynamite Uncle Rico  $44,540,956 $1,581,757 $46,122,713
3/26/2004 Snow Walker Pierce  $201,149 $0 $201,149
12/31/2003 The Big Empty Elron  $0 $0 $0
9/26/2003 The Rundown Harvey  $47,641,743 $33,190,150 $80,831,893
7/11/2003 Northfork Arnold  $1,420,578 $24,562 $1,445,140
7/30/1999 Twin Falls Idaho Lawyer Jay Harrison  $985,341 $41,887 $1,027,228
7/1/1997 Men in Black Nick the Van Driver  $250,690,539 $337,100,000 $587,790,539
10/20/1995 Get Shorty Ronnie Wingate  $72,021,008 $43,000,000 $115,021,008
1/1/1993 Ed and his Dead Mother Rob  $673 $0 $673
12/7/1990 The Grifters Drunk's Friend  $12,850,000 $0 $12,850,000
10/27/1989 Kill Me Again Alan Swayzie  $283,694 $0 $283,694
5/19/1989 Fright Night II Louie  $2,350,289 $0 $2,350,289
8/14/1987 The Monster Squad Desperate Man  $3,769,990 $0 $3,769,990
1/1/1987 Number One with a Bullet Bobby Sweet  $410,952 $0 $410,952
6/27/1986 Running Scared Det. Tony Montoya  $38,500,726 $0 $38,500,726
8/7/1985 Real Genius Lazlo Hollyfeld  $12,952,019 $0 $12,952,019
1/1/1983 Joysticks King Vidiot  $3,952,000 $0 $3,952,000
8/3/1979 More American Graffiti Ron  $8,100,000 $0 $8,100,000
Movies: 42Totals:$927,220,041$977,047,844$1,904,267,885
  Averages:$22,076,668$23,263,044$45,339,712

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/2/2017 All About the Money $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/28/2014 Locker 13 $0 0 $3,496 $3,496 100.0%
10/30/2013 Skinwalker Ranch $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/25/2013 A True Story $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $3,496$3,496 
 Averages:$00$874$874100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/26/2016 A Country Called Home $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/6/2015 Faults $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/6/2015 Pass the Light $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
1/23/2015 Americons $14,404 14 $28,782 $28,782 100.0%
1/9/2015 Taken 3 $39,201,657 3,594 $89,256,424 $327,656,424 27.2%
11/14/2014 Bad Turn Worse $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/17/2014 Eternity: The Movie $1,582 3 $8,350 $8,350 100.0%
1/25/2013 noobz $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/5/2012 Taken 2 $49,514,769 3,706 $139,854,287 $377,807,404 37.0%
3/16/2012 Around June $3,060 2 $9,102 $9,102 100.0%
3/16/2012 Natural Selection $0 1 $46,635 $46,635 100.0%
1/30/2009 Taken $24,717,037 3,184 $145,000,989 $226,941,585 63.9%
11/30/2007 The Sasquatch Gang $9,458 9 $9,458 $9,458 100.0%
10/19/2007 The Comebacks $5,554,594 2,812 $13,349,927 $13,539,154 98.6%
8/24/2007 September Dawn $901,857 857 $1,066,555 $1,066,555 100.0%
2/23/2007 The Astronaut Farmer $4,454,319 2,155 $11,003,643 $11,141,213 98.8%
7/1/1997 Men in Black $51,068,455 3,180 $250,690,539 $587,790,539 42.6%
Movies: 17Totals:  $650,324,691$1,546,045,201 
 Averages:$10,320,0701,148$38,254,394$90,943,83580.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,011 $3,496
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,071 $650,324,691
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 846 $927,220,041
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,317 $284,951,641
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,879 $353,296,890
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,029 $927,220,041
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,172 $895,720,510
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,078 $977,047,844
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,469 $319,893,713
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,592 $575,689,227
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,350 $977,047,844
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,501-6,600) 6,555 $3,496
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,044 $1,546,045,201
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 915 $1,904,267,885
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,415 $604,845,354
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,687 $928,986,117
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,150 $1,904,267,885
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,436 $3,496
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 4,801-4,900) 4,866 $3,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,604 $3,496
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 6,101-6,200) 6,109 $3,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,038 $3,496
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,404 $3,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 902 $3,496
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,034 $3,496
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,663 $3,496
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,807 $3,496

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2015 Falsely Accused Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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