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Dennis Hopper

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 57 films, with $1,167,528,094 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #2,417)
Best-known acting roles: Howard Payne (Speed), Deacon (Waterworld), Tony (Alpha and Omega 3D), Kaufman (George A. Romero's Land of the Dead), Donald Greenleaf (Swing Vote)
Best-known technical roles: Chasers (Director), Colors (Director), Easy Rider (Director), The Hot Spot (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Kevin Costner, Kevin Reynolds, Keanu Reeves, Jan De Bont, Peter Rader

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting14$380,713,924$380,056,966$760,770,890
Lead Ensemble Member2$12,284,558$28,980$12,313,538
Inverviewee2$4,816$0$4,816
Documentary Subject1$0$160$160
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)37$351,279,636$43,159,054$394,438,690
In Technical RolesDirector4$91,147,518$0$91,147,518

Career Trend

This graph shows Dennis Hopper’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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/16/2016 The Last Film Festival Nick Twain  $3,558 $0 $3,558
5/7/2014 Llyn Foulkes One Man Band Herself  $0 $0 $0
2/8/2012 Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder Himself  $4,816 $0 $4,816
9/17/2010 Alpha and Omega 3D Tony  $25,107,267 $23,851,086 $48,958,353
10/3/2008 An American Carol Judge  $7,013,191 $8,992 $7,022,183
8/8/2008 Elegy George O'Hearn  $3,577,210 $7,881,829 $11,459,039
8/8/2008 Hell Ride Eddie 'Scratch' Zero  $213,608 $0 $213,608
8/1/2008 Swing Vote Donald Greenleaf  $16,289,867 $1,300,000 $17,589,867
3/14/2008 Sleepwalking Mr. Reedy  $168,972 $0 $168,972
3/23/2007 Mem-o-re Max Lichtenstein  $1,500 $0 $1,500
8/18/2006 10th & Wolf Matty Mattello  $54,702 $89,080 $143,782
3/24/2006 Americano Riccardo  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2005 Wicked Prayer El Nino  $0 $0 $0
6/24/2005 George A. Romero's Land of the Dead Kaufman  $20,700,082 $27,050,933 $47,751,015
2/11/2005 Inside Deep Throat Narrator  $691,880 $0 $691,880
4/25/2003 A Decade Under the Influence Himself  $34,514 $0 $34,514
12/31/2002 Leo   $0 $0 $0
10/11/2002 Knockaround Guys Benny 'Chains' Demaret  $11,660,180 $759,520 $12,419,700
12/31/2001 Ticker Alex Swan  $0 $0 $0
8/3/2001 Apocalypse Now Redux Photo Journalist  $4,615,959 $0 $4,615,959
6/16/2000 Jesus' Son Bill  $1,282,084 $405,464 $1,687,548
8/25/1999 The Source William S. Burroughs  $362,357 $1,594,465 $1,956,822
3/26/1999 EDtv Hank  $22,508,689 $12,811,000 $35,319,689
3/27/1998 Meet the Deedles   $4,356,126 $0 $4,356,126
8/9/1996 Basquiat Bruno Bischofberger  $2,962,051 $0 $2,962,051
3/29/1996 Carried Away Joseph Svenden  $0 $0 $0
7/28/1995 Waterworld Deacon  $88,246,220 $176,000,000 $264,246,220
4/28/1995 Search and Destroy Dr. Waxling  $389,731 $0 $389,731
6/10/1994 Speed Howard Payne  $121,248,145 $161,951,855 $283,200,000
4/22/1994 Chasers Doggie  $1,596,700 $0 $1,596,700
1/28/1994 Red Rock West Lyle from Dallas  $2,502,551 $7,000,000 $9,502,551
9/10/1993 True Romance Clifford Worley  $12,281,000 $28,980 $12,309,980
5/28/1993 Super Mario Bros. King Koopa  $20,844,907 $0 $20,844,907
4/16/1993 Boiling Point Red Diamond  $10,058,318 $0 $10,058,318
9/20/1991 The Indian Runner Caesar  $191,125 $0 $191,125
4/20/1990 Chattahoochee Walker Benson  $259,486 $0 $259,486
2/2/1990 Flashback Huey Walker  $6,476,134 $0 $6,476,134
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist Flash  $13,290,368 $0 $13,290,368
5/8/1987 River's Edge Feck  $4,600,000 $0 $4,600,000
2/6/1987 Black Widow Ben Dumers  $25,205,460 $0 $25,205,460
11/14/1986 Hoosiers Wilbur "Shooter" Flatch  $28,607,524 $0 $28,607,524
9/19/1986 Blue Velvet Frank Booth  $8,551,228 $61,210 $8,612,438
8/22/1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Lieutenant 'Lefty' Enright  $8,025,872 $0 $8,025,872
8/9/1985 My Science Project Bob Roberts  $4,100,000 $0 $4,100,000
10/21/1983 The Osterman Weekend Richard Tremayne  $6,500,000 $0 $6,500,000
10/7/1983 Rumble Fish Father  $2,500,000 $98 $2,500,098
5/1/1981 King of the Mountain Cal  $958,637 $0 $958,637
8/15/1979 Apocalypse Now Photo Journalist  $78,800,000 $2,450,488 $81,250,488
12/31/1971 The American Dreamer Himself  $0 $160 $160
7/14/1969 Easy Rider Billy  $41,728,598 $0 $41,728,598
6/11/1969 True Grit Moon Garrett  $31,132,592 $0 $31,132,592
8/3/1968 Hang 'em High The Prophet  $6,800,000 $0 $6,800,000
11/1/1967 Cool Hand Luke Babaluhats  $16,217,773 $0 $16,217,773
7/1/1965 The Sons of Katie Elder Dave Hastings  $13,333,333 $0 $13,333,333
12/5/1957 Sayonara Voice of airman interviewing Major Lloyd Gruver   $26,300,000 $0 $26,300,000
1/1/1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Billy Clanton  $11,750,000 $0 $11,750,000
11/24/1956 Giant Jordan Benedict III   $30,178,619 $0 $30,178,619
Movies: 57Totals:$744,282,934$423,245,160$1,167,528,094
  Averages:$13,057,595$7,425,354$20,482,949

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/16/2016 The Last Film Festival $70 5 $3,558 $3,558 100.0%
12/31/2002 Leo $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
9/10/1993 True Romance $4,023,420 1,254 $12,281,000 $12,309,980 99.8%
Movies: 3Totals:  $12,284,558$12,313,538 
 Averages:$1,341,163420$4,094,853$4,104,51399.9%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/17/2010 Alpha and Omega 3D $9,106,906 2,625 $25,107,267 $48,958,353 51.3%
10/3/2008 An American Carol $3,656,000 1,639 $7,013,191 $7,022,183 99.9%
8/8/2008 Hell Ride $100,164 82 $213,608 $213,608 100.0%
8/1/2008 Swing Vote $6,230,669 2,213 $16,289,867 $17,589,867 92.6%
3/23/2007 Mem-o-re $1,500 2 $1,500 $1,500 100.0%
8/18/2006 10th & Wolf $20,774 6 $54,702 $143,782 38.0%
8/3/2001 Apocalypse Now Redux $96,992 105 $4,615,959 $4,615,959 100.0%
8/25/1999 The Source $16,821 6 $362,357 $1,956,822 18.5%
3/26/1999 EDtv $8,311,290 2,631 $22,508,689 $35,319,689 63.7%
8/9/1996 Basquiat $83,863 109 $2,962,051 $2,962,051 100.0%
7/28/1995 Waterworld $21,171,780 2,420 $88,246,220 $264,246,220 33.4%
6/10/1994 Speed $14,456,194 2,169 $121,248,145 $283,200,000 42.8%
9/18/1987 The Pick-Up Artist $4,455,516 1,132 $13,290,368 $13,290,368 100.0%
8/15/1979 Apocalypse Now $118,558 3 $78,800,000 $81,250,488 97.0%
Movies: 14Totals:  $380,713,924$760,770,890 
 Averages:$4,844,7881,082$27,193,852$54,340,77874.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,429 $12,284,558
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,670 $380,713,924
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,301-1,400) 1,331 $718,483,787
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,497 $244,292,428
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 33,801-33,900) 33,860 $25,107,267
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,501 $744,282,934
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,333 $28,980
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,471 $380,056,966
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,081 $399,394,074
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,410 $350,791,835
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 28,901-29,000) 28,926 $23,851,246
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,501-4,600) 4,549 $423,245,160
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,051 $12,313,538
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,601-3,700) 3,670 $760,770,890
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,110 $1,117,877,861
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,457 $595,084,263
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 31,901-32,000) 31,994 $48,958,513
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,417 $1,167,528,094
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 180 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 1994 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 187 5
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 179 5
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,628 $12,284,558
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,165 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,007 $12,313,538
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,144 $12,284,558
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 3,901-4,000) 3,986 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,719 $12,313,538
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,446 $12,284,558
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,746 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,822 $12,313,538
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,915 $3,558
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 416 $12,281,000
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 701-800) 728 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,040 $3,558
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 401-500) 492 $12,309,980
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,151 $12,284,558
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,956 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,407 $12,313,538
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 701 $12,281,000
Top International Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 601-700) 653 $28,980
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 701-800) 725 $12,309,980

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/22/1994 Chasers Director $1,596,700 $0 $1,596,700
10/12/1990 The Hot Spot Director $1,206,153 $0 $1,206,153
4/15/1988 Colors Director $46,616,067 $0 $46,616,067
7/14/1969 Easy Rider Director $41,728,598 $0 $41,728,598
Movies: 4Totals:$91,147,518$0$91,147,518
  Averages:$22,786,880$0$22,786,880

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/22/1994 Chasers $0 0 $1,596,700 $1,596,700 100.0%
10/12/1990 The Hot Spot $0 0 $1,206,153 $1,206,153 100.0%
4/15/1988 Colors $4,747,118 1,388 $46,616,067 $46,616,067 100.0%
7/14/1969 Easy Rider $0 0 $41,728,598 $41,728,598 100.0%
Movies: 4Totals:  $91,147,518$91,147,518 
 Averages:$1,186,780347$22,786,880$22,786,880100.0%


Latest Ranking on All Technical Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Grossing Director at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 601-700) 618 $91,147,518
Top Grossing Director at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 801-900) 892 $91,147,518


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