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Rance Howard

Rance Howard
 
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 52 films, with $3,907,779,118 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #364)
Best-known acting roles: Chaplain (Independence Day), Cardinal Beck (Angels & Demons), White-haired patient (A Beautiful Mind), Engireer (The Lone Ranger), Reverend (Apollo 13)
Born: November 17th, 1928
Died: November 25th, 2017

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  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting24$1,621,589,976$1,504,969,479$3,126,559,455
Cameo1$170,708,996$146,959,062$317,668,058
(Unclassified)27$417,409,569$46,142,036$463,551,605

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office 38 $1,791,572,609
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 216 $2,209,708,541
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 621 $1,698,070,577
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 70 $3,443,501,150
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 364 $3,907,779,118

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


Featured DVD Review: Big Bad Wolf

March 2nd, 2014

Big Bad Wolf was made under the name Huff. Big Bad Wolf... Huff... Yep, it's a horror film inspired by The Three Little Pigs. This isn't the only horror film with a folktale origin, but I'm not sure there's enough plot in the original story to make a feature-length movie. If not, we could have a generic horror movie with a lame hook. Let's hope for the best. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Nebraska

February 23rd, 2014

Nebraska is one of the major players during this year's Awards Season earning six Oscar nominations. That sets up really high expectations. Then again, it's a movie directed by Alexander Payne. That alone sets up really high expectations. Can the film live up to The Descendants' high quality? If it can't, is it still worth checking out? More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2016 Broken Memories   $0 $0 $0
9/2/2016 Max Rose Walter Prewitt  $66,880 $0 $66,880
3/4/2014 Big Bad Wolf Scotty  $0 $0 $0
11/15/2013 Nebraska Uncle Ray  $17,654,912 $7,106,448 $24,761,360
9/30/2013 Easy Rider: The Ride Back   $0 $0 $0
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger Engireer  $89,302,115 $170,700,000 $260,002,115
6/18/2010 Jonah Hex Telegrapher  $10,547,117 $475,579 $11,022,696
5/15/2009 Angels & Demons Cardinal Beck  $133,375,846 $357,500,000 $490,875,846
2/27/2009 Play the Game Mervin  $659,483 $0 $659,483
12/5/2008 Frost/Nixon Ollie  $18,622,031 $9,830,914 $28,452,945
3/21/2008 Drillbit Taylor Older Man  $32,862,104 $16,824,159 $49,686,263
6/3/2005 Cinderella Man Announcer Al Fazin  $61,649,911 $43,371,577 $105,021,488
10/15/2004 Eulogy Lance Sommers  $70,527 $0 $70,527
4/9/2004 The Alamo Governor Smith  $22,406,362 $1,505,000 $23,911,362
11/26/2003 The Missing Telegraph Operator  $26,900,336 $11,353,097 $38,253,433
12/21/2001 A Beautiful Mind White-haired patient  $170,708,996 $146,959,062 $317,668,058
8/17/2001 Rat Race Feed the Earth Spokesman  $56,607,223 $30,000,000 $86,607,223
4/11/2001 Joe Dirt Bomb Squad Cop  $27,087,695 $3,900,000 $30,987,695
11/17/2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Elderly Timekeeper  $260,044,825 $85,096,578 $345,141,403
8/25/2000 Love and Sex Earl  $536,287 $0 $536,287
10/1/1999 Happy, Texas Ely the tractor driver  $2,039,192 $852,036 $2,891,228
12/4/1998 Psycho Mr. Lowry  $21,541,218 $15,685,000 $37,226,218
7/10/1998 Small Soldiers Husband  $55,143,823 $16,600,000 $71,743,823
3/13/1998 Chairman of the Board Reverend Hatley  $306,715 $0 $306,715
8/22/1997 Money Talks Reverend  $41,076,865 $0 $41,076,865
4/18/1997 Traveller Farmer  $500,649 $0 $500,649
12/20/1996 Ghosts of Mississippi Ralph Hargrove  $13,052,741 $0 $13,052,741
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! Texas Investor  $37,771,017 $63,600,000 $101,371,017
7/2/1996 Independence Day Chaplain  $306,169,255 $511,231,623 $817,400,878
3/29/1996 Sgt. Bilko Mr. Robbins  $30,356,589 $7,600,000 $37,956,589
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 Reverend  $173,772,767 $162,029,504 $335,802,271
10/14/1994 Little Giants Priest  $19,306,362 $0 $19,306,362
9/30/1994 Ed Wood Old man McCoy  $5,828,466 $0 $5,828,466
9/23/1994 Terminal Velocity Chuck  $16,478,900 $0 $16,478,900
6/3/1994 The Cowboy Way Old Gentleman  $19,731,505 $0 $19,731,505
3/18/1994 The Paper Alicia's Doctor  $36,768,310 $9,600,000 $46,368,310
10/15/1993 Fearless Bald Cabby  $6,971,266 $0 $6,971,266
1/1/1993 Ed and his Dead Mother Reverend Praxton  $673 $0 $673
7/10/1992 Universal Soldier Mr Devreux  $36,299,898 $0 $36,299,898
5/22/1992 Far and Away Tomlin  $58,883,840 $0 $58,883,840
8/2/1989 Parenthood Dean at College  $100,047,830 $26,250,000 $126,297,830
5/5/1989 Listen to Me Mr. Tucker  $4,177,448 $0 $4,177,448
2/17/1989 The `Burbs Detective  $35,382,246 $0 $35,382,246
7/3/1987 Innerspace Supermarket Customer  $19,816,619 $0 $19,816,619
3/14/1986 Gung Ho Major Zwart  $36,611,610 $0 $36,611,610
9/20/1985 Creator Mr. Spencer  $4,571,788 $0 $4,571,788
6/21/1985 Cocoon Detective  $76,257,348 $0 $76,257,348
3/9/1984 Splash McCullough  $62,599,495 $0 $62,599,495
1/27/1984 The Lonely Guy Minister  $4,800,000 $0 $4,800,000
6/21/1974 Chinatown Irate Farmer  $23,169,837 $0 $23,169,837
11/1/1967 Cool Hand Luke Sheriff  $16,217,773 $0 $16,217,773
6/19/1962 The Music Man Oscar Jackson  $14,953,846 $0 $14,953,846
Movies: 52Totals:$2,209,708,541$1,698,070,577$3,907,779,118
  Averages:$42,494,395$32,655,203$75,149,598


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/2/2016 Max Rose $4,000 42 $66,880 $66,880 100.0%
3/4/2014 Big Bad Wolf $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/15/2013 Nebraska $140,401 968 $17,654,912 $24,761,360 71.3%
7/2/2013 The Lone Ranger $29,210,849 3,904 $89,302,115 $260,002,115 34.3%
6/18/2010 Jonah Hex $5,379,365 2,825 $10,547,117 $11,022,696 95.7%
5/15/2009 Angels & Demons $46,204,168 3,527 $133,375,846 $490,875,846 27.2%
2/27/2009 Play the Game $51,197 55 $659,483 $659,483 100.0%
12/5/2008 Frost/Nixon $180,708 1,105 $18,622,031 $28,452,945 65.4%
3/21/2008 Drillbit Taylor $10,309,986 3,061 $32,862,104 $49,686,263 66.1%
6/3/2005 Cinderella Man $18,320,205 2,820 $61,649,911 $105,021,488 58.7%
11/26/2003 The Missing $10,833,633 2,756 $26,900,336 $38,253,433 70.3%
8/17/2001 Rat Race $11,662,094 2,551 $56,607,223 $86,607,223 65.4%
11/17/2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $55,820,330 3,256 $260,044,825 $345,141,403 75.3%
12/13/1996 Mars Attacks! $9,384,272 1,955 $37,771,017 $101,371,017 37.3%
7/2/1996 Independence Day $50,228,264 2,977 $306,169,255 $817,400,878 37.5%
6/30/1995 Apollo 13 $25,353,380 2,347 $173,772,767 $335,802,271 51.7%
9/30/1994 Ed Wood $0 623 $5,828,466 $5,828,466 100.0%
3/18/1994 The Paper $0 1,577 $36,768,310 $46,368,310 79.3%
5/22/1992 Far and Away $12,948,940 1,885 $58,883,840 $58,883,840 100.0%
8/2/1989 Parenthood $10,506,450 1,399 $100,047,830 $126,297,830 79.2%
2/17/1989 The `Burbs $11,101,197 1,956 $35,382,246 $35,382,246 100.0%
7/3/1987 Innerspace $4,739,913 1,603 $19,816,619 $19,816,619 100.0%
6/21/1985 Cocoon $7,936,427 1,163 $76,257,348 $76,257,348 100.0%
3/9/1984 Splash $6,174,059 1,186 $62,599,495 $62,599,495 100.0%
Movies: 24Totals:  $1,621,589,976$3,126,559,455 
 Averages:$13,603,7431,898$67,566,249$130,273,31174.6%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists




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