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Richard Griffiths

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 32 films, with $6,931,205,983 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #107)
Best-known acting roles: Vernon Dursley (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I), King George (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Uncle Vernon Dursley (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Uncle Vernon Dursley (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone), Uncle Vernon Dursley (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)
Most productive collaborators: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, Rupert Grint

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting14$2,054,762,344$4,246,404,046$6,301,166,390
Leading1$2,730,296$10,717,702$13,447,998
(Unclassified)17$435,283,810$181,307,785$616,591,595

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
11/13/2015 The Lady in the Van Sam Perry  $10,021,175 $31,495,270 $41,516,445
10/31/2014 Private Peaceful   $0 $0 $0
11/23/2011 Hugo Monsieur Frick  $73,864,507 $106,183,277 $180,047,784
5/20/2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger… King George  $241,063,875 $804,600,000 $1,045,663,875
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Vernon Dursley  $295,983,305 $664,300,000 $960,283,305
12/25/2008 Bedtime Stories Barry Nottingham  $110,101,975 $111,366,960 $221,468,935
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… Uncle Vernon Dursley  $292,004,738 $650,939,197 $942,943,935
12/21/2006 Venus Donald  $3,347,411 $4,471,068 $7,818,479
11/21/2006 The History Boys Hector  $2,730,296 $10,717,702 $13,447,998
4/29/2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Jeltz  $51,019,112 $51,727,102 $102,746,214
10/8/2004 Stage Beauty Sir Charles Sedley  $776,691 $0 $776,691
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Uncle Vernon  $249,538,952 $547,149,597 $796,688,549
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Uncle Vernon Dursley  $261,987,880 $616,991,754 $878,979,634
11/15/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Uncle Vernon Dursley  $317,575,550 $657,179,821 $974,755,371
12/22/2000 Vatel Dr. Bourdelot  $49,464 $0 $49,464
11/19/1999 Sleepy Hollow Phillipse  $101,068,340 $106,000,000 $207,068,340
3/31/1995 Funny Bones Jim Minty  $529,135 $0 $529,135
3/11/1994 Guarding Tess Frederick  $27,023,278 $0 $27,023,278
3/6/1992 Blame it on the Bellboy Maurice Horton  $2,891,055 $0 $2,891,055
6/28/1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Dr. Albert S. Mainheimer/Earl Hacker  $86,930,411 $0 $86,930,411
2/15/1991 King Ralph Phipps  $33,512,735 $0 $33,512,735
6/19/1987 Withnail & I Monty  $1,544,889 $0 $1,544,889
8/29/1986 Shanghai Surprise Willie Tuttle  $2,315,000 $0 $2,315,000
3/1/1985 A Private Function Henry Allardyce the Accountant  $2,516,761 $0 $2,516,761
3/30/1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord… Captain Billings  $45,900,000 $0 $45,900,000
12/16/1983 Gorky Park Anton  $15,900,000 $0 $15,900,000
3/4/1983 Britannia Hospital Cheerful Bernie  $0 $0 $0
12/8/1982 Gandhi Collins  $52,767,889 $75,000,000 $127,767,889
11/20/1981 Ragtime Delmas Assistant   $17,468,158 $0 $17,468,158
9/25/1981 Chariots of Fire Head Porter - Caius College  $61,558,162 $307,785 $61,865,947
9/18/1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman Sir Tom  $22,600,000 $0 $22,600,000
6/19/1981 Superman II Terrorist  $108,185,706 $0 $108,185,706
Movies: 32Totals:$2,492,776,450$4,438,429,533$6,931,205,983
  Averages:$77,899,264$138,700,923$216,600,187

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/21/2006 The History Boys $100,803 165 $2,730,296 $13,447,998 20.3%
Movies: 1Totals:  $2,730,296$13,447,998 
 Averages:$100,803165$2,730,296$13,447,99820.3%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
11/13/2015 The Lady in the Van $61,566 602 $10,021,175 $41,516,445 24.1%
11/23/2011 Hugo $11,364,505 2,608 $73,864,507 $180,047,784 41.0%
5/20/2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger… $90,151,958 4,164 $241,063,875 $1,045,663,875 23.1%
11/18/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $125,017,372 4,125 $295,983,305 $960,283,305 30.8%
12/25/2008 Bedtime Stories $27,450,296 3,684 $110,101,975 $221,468,935 49.7%
7/11/2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho… $77,108,414 4,285 $292,004,738 $942,943,935 31.0%
12/21/2006 Venus $35,604 168 $3,347,411 $7,818,479 42.8%
4/29/2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy $21,103,203 3,133 $51,019,112 $102,746,214 49.7%
6/4/2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $93,687,367 3,855 $249,538,952 $796,688,549 31.3%
11/15/2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $88,357,488 3,682 $261,987,880 $878,979,634 29.8%
11/15/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $317,575,550 $974,755,371 32.6%
11/20/1981 Ragtime $151,351 500 $17,468,158 $17,468,158 100.0%
9/18/1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman $124,110 510 $22,600,000 $22,600,000 100.0%
6/19/1981 Superman II $14,100,522 1,887 $108,185,706 $108,185,706 100.0%
Movies: 14Totals:  $2,054,762,344$6,301,166,390 
 Averages:$45,643,4562,634$146,768,739$450,083,31449.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,017 $2,730,296
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office 85 $2,054,762,344
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 90 $2,441,757,338
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 220 $1,351,517,955
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 801-900) 899 $518,092,160
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 153 $2,492,776,450
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,451 $10,717,702
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 46 $4,246,404,046
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 63 $4,386,702,431
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 $2,806,961,009
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 234 $1,383,244,867
Top Stars at the International Box Office 89 $4,438,429,533
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,025 $13,447,998
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 54 $6,301,166,390
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 73 $6,828,459,769
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 138 $4,158,478,964
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 341 $1,901,337,027
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 107 $6,931,205,983
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 138 $2,730,296
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 59 $10,717,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $13,447,998
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,715 $2,730,296
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,141 $10,717,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,701 $13,447,998
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,854 $2,730,296
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,402 $10,717,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,810 $13,447,998
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,075 $2,730,296
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 696 $10,717,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 978 $13,447,998
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,520 $2,730,296
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,117 $10,717,702
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,393 $13,447,998


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