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John Hurt

John Hurt
By David Shankbone (David Shankbone) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 71 films, with $6,357,757,744 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #117)
Best-known acting roles: Ollivander (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II), Harold Oxley (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull), Mr. Ollivander (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone), Ollivander (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I), King Cotys (Hercules)
Born: January 22nd, 1940
Died: January 25th, 2016

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting19$1,757,633,550$3,208,597,296$4,966,230,846
Lead Ensemble Member5$113,819,362$277,005,660$390,825,022
Leading3$45,651$17,699,328$17,744,979
Narrator2$1,608,710$21,487,015$23,095,725
(Unclassified)42$514,187,868$445,673,304$959,861,172

Career Trend

This graph shows John Hurt’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


2014 Preview: July

July 1st, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes poster

Overall, June was not good. Most films matched expectations, or came close enough that there weren't major disappointments. However, it looks like How to Train Your Dragon 2 will miss expectations by more than $100 million. This was such a massive amount that 2014 lost its lead over 2013 and not even Transformers: Age of Extinction's $100 million opening was able to turn things around. Looking forward to July, there's not a lot of good news. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes might be the only film coming out during July that will reach the $100 million milestone, but on the high end, it might reach the $200 million mark. There are a few others that have a shot, but are not favored to reach the century mark. On the other hand, there are more films that may or may not open / expand wide and even if they do, they will likely have no real impact at the box office. By comparison, last July, Despicable Me 2 was the top draw and finished with more than $350 million. There were also four other films that surpassed $100 million at the box office. It seems practically impossible for 2014 to match those numbers and will likely finish the month behind last year's pace. Overall, 2014 isn't doing poorly, but the summer has been much weaker than the spring was, so we've gone from potential record breaking year to merely average.

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All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
12/31/2017 That Good Night Ralph  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2017 My Name is Lenny   $0 $436 $436
6/16/2017 The Journey Harry Patterson  $164,994 $306,219 $471,213
12/2/2016 Jackie The Priest  $13,960,394 $12,009,342 $25,969,736
7/25/2014 Hercules King Cotys  $72,688,614 $170,700,000 $243,388,614
6/27/2014 Snowpiercer Gilliam  $4,563,029 $83,506,851 $88,069,880
4/11/2014 Only Lovers Left Alive Marlowe  $1,876,685 $711,886 $2,588,571
9/13/2013 Jayne Mansfield's Car Kingsley Bedford  $14,836 $0 $14,836
6/12/2013 More Than Honey Narrator  $78,324 $8,165,747 $8,244,071
12/9/2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Control  $24,149,393 $57,303,418 $81,452,811
11/11/2011 Immortals Old Man  $83,504,017 $128,058,418 $211,562,435
11/11/2011 Melancholia   $3,030,848 $18,786,450 $21,817,298
8/26/2011 Brighton Rock Phil Corkery  $229,653 $0 $229,653
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Ollivander  $381,011,219 $960,500,000 $1,341,511,219
12/31/2010 Brontë   $0 $0 $0
11/19/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… Ollivander  $295,983,305 $664,300,000 $960,283,305
8/6/2010 The Oxford Murders Arthur Seldom  $4,803 $17,699,328 $17,704,131
1/15/2010 44 Inch Chest   $39,033 $0 $39,033
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You Bellhop  $1,588,087 $8,136,973 $9,725,060
5/1/2009 The Limits of Control   $426,688 $189,889 $616,577
1/23/2009 Outlander Rothgar  $166,003 $1,084,614 $1,250,617
9/26/2008 Whaledreamers Himself  $10,584 $0 $10,584
7/11/2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm  $75,986,503 $84,401,560 $160,388,063
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … Harold Oxley  $317,101,119 $469,534,294 $786,635,413
5/16/2008 Short Order Felix  $0 $0 $0
3/9/2007 Beyond the Gates Father Christopher  $40,848 $0 $40,848
12/27/2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer   $2,223,293 $131,380,170 $133,603,463
5/5/2006 The Proposition Jellon Lamb  $1,903,434 $3,410,174 $5,313,608
3/17/2006 V for Vendetta High Chancellor Adam Sutler  $70,511,035 $59,703,127 $130,214,162
1/27/2006 Manderlay Narrator  $74,205 $469,101 $543,306
8/19/2005 Valiant Felix  $19,478,106 $44,710,281 $64,188,387
8/12/2005 The Skeleton Key Ben Devereaux  $47,907,715 $44,349,203 $92,256,918
4/2/2004 Hellboy Professor Bruttenholm  $59,623,958 $40,200,000 $99,823,958
3/26/2004 Dogville Narrator  $1,530,386 $13,321,268 $14,851,654
5/2/2003 Owning Mahowny Victor Foss  $1,011,054 $0 $1,011,054
11/16/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Mr. Ollivander  $317,575,550 $657,179,821 $974,755,371
8/17/2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Dr. Iannis  $25,528,495 $36,569,000 $62,097,495
10/13/2000 Lost Souls Father Lareaux  $16,779,636 $14,540,657 $31,320,293
2/11/2000 The Tigger Movie Narrator  $45,542,421 $50,605,267 $96,147,688
9/3/1999 All the Little Animals Mr. Summers  $23,349 $0 $23,349
3/27/1998 The Proposition   $1,622,381 $755,147 $2,377,528
3/6/1998 Love and Death on Long Island Giles De'Ath  $2,542,264 $0 $2,542,264
7/11/1997 Contact S.R. Hadden  $100,920,329 $64,979,671 $165,900,000
5/10/1996 Dead Man John Scholfield  $1,025,488 $0 $1,025,488
12/1/1995 Wild Bill Charley Prince  $2,169,373 $194,099 $2,363,472
4/27/1995 Second Best Uncle Turpin  $86,115 $0 $86,115
4/7/1995 Rob Roy Marquis of Montrose  $31,390,587 $0 $31,390,587
5/18/1994 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues The Countess  $1,649,796 $0 $1,649,796
3/30/1994 Thumbelina Mr. Mole  $11,373,501 $0 $11,373,501
3/1/1991 The Field The "Bird" O'Donnell  $1,414,017 $0 $1,414,017
2/15/1991 King Ralph Lord Graves  $33,512,735 $0 $33,512,735
1/1/1990 Frankenstein Unbound Dr. Joe Buchanan  $334,000 $0 $334,000
4/28/1989 Scandal Stephen Ward  $8,800,000 $0 $8,800,000
1/1/1988 Aria The actor  $1,028,679 $0 $1,028,679
6/24/1987 Spaceballs Kane  $38,119,483 $0 $38,119,483
2/6/1987 From the Hip Douglas Benoit  $9,518,342 $0 $9,518,342
1/1/1987 White Mischief Gilbert Colvile  $3,107,000 $0 $3,107,000
5/30/1986 Jake Speed Sid  $1,058,048 $0 $1,058,048
7/24/1985 The Black Cauldron The Horned King  $21,288,692 $0 $21,288,692
3/8/1985 The Hit Braddock  $876,775 $0 $876,775
12/14/1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four Winston Smith  $8,368,371 $0 $8,368,371
4/20/1984 Champions Bob Champion  $200,000 $0 $200,000
10/21/1983 The Osterman Weekend Lawrence Fassett  $6,500,000 $0 $6,500,000
4/30/1982 Partners Kerwin  $4,109,724 $0 $4,109,724
2/5/1982 Night Crossing Peter Strelzyk  $4,500,000 $0 $4,500,000
6/12/1981 History of the World: Part I Jezus  $31,672,000 $0 $31,672,000
11/19/1980 Heaven's Gate Billy Irvine  $3,484,331 $192 $3,484,523
10/3/1980 The Elephant Man John Merrick  $26,010,864 $0 $26,010,864
5/25/1979 Alien Kane  $80,930,630 $122,700,000 $203,630,630
9/20/1978 Midnight Express Max the Englishman  $35,000,000 $0 $35,000,000
12/12/1966 A Man for All Seasons Richard Rich  $28,350,000 $0 $28,350,000
Movies: 71Totals:$2,387,295,141$3,970,462,603$6,357,757,744
  Averages:$33,623,875$55,922,008$89,545,884

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
12/31/2017 That Good Night $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
6/27/2014 Snowpiercer $171,187 356 $4,563,029 $88,069,880 5.2%
9/13/2013 Jayne Mansfield's Car $9,320 11 $14,836 $14,836 100.0%
12/9/2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy $310,562 886 $24,149,393 $81,452,811 29.6%
11/11/2011 Immortals $32,206,425 3,120 $83,504,017 $211,562,435 39.5%
8/6/2010 The Oxford Murders $1,191 2 $4,803 $17,704,131 0.0%
10/16/2009 New York, I Love You $380,776 119 $1,588,087 $9,725,060 16.3%
3/9/2007 Beyond the Gates $6,374 6 $40,848 $40,848 100.0%
Movies: 8Totals:  $113,865,013$408,570,001 
 Averages:$4,135,729563$14,233,127$51,071,25041.5%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
6/16/2017 The Journey $32,895 26 $164,994 $471,213 35.0%
12/2/2016 Jackie $278,715 508 $13,960,394 $25,969,736 53.8%
7/25/2014 Hercules $29,800,263 3,595 $72,688,614 $243,388,614 29.9%
4/11/2014 Only Lovers Left Alive $87,989 95 $1,876,685 $2,588,571 72.5%
8/26/2011 Brighton Rock $32,774 24 $229,653 $229,653 100.0%
7/15/2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $169,189,427 4,375 $381,011,219 $1,341,511,219 28.4%
11/19/2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows:… $125,017,372 4,125 $295,983,305 $960,283,305 30.8%
5/1/2009 The Limits of Control $55,820 27 $426,688 $616,577 69.2%
1/23/2009 Outlander $59,581 81 $166,003 $1,250,617 13.3%
7/11/2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army $34,539,115 3,212 $75,986,503 $160,388,063 47.4%
5/22/2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the … $100,137,835 4,264 $317,101,119 $786,635,413 40.3%
5/2/2003 Owning Mahowny $33,287 24 $1,011,054 $1,011,054 100.0%
11/16/2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone $90,294,621 3,672 $317,575,550 $974,755,371 32.6%
7/11/1997 Contact $20,584,908 2,314 $100,920,329 $165,900,000 60.8%
5/10/1996 Dead Man $104,649 37 $1,025,488 $1,025,488 100.0%
4/7/1995 Rob Roy $2,023,272 1,885 $31,390,587 $31,390,587 100.0%
2/15/1991 King Ralph $8,327,550 1,646 $33,512,735 $33,512,735 100.0%
6/12/1981 History of the World: Part I $4,892,731 606 $31,672,000 $31,672,000 100.0%
5/25/1979 Alien $3,522,581 757 $80,930,630 $203,630,630 39.7%
Movies: 19Totals:  $1,757,633,550$4,966,230,846 
 Averages:$31,000,8101,646$92,507,029$261,380,57160.7%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,049 $113,865,013
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 109 $1,757,633,550
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office 100 $2,346,454,138
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 245 $1,178,702,128
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,144 $453,699,833
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 169 $2,387,295,141
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 657 $294,704,988
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office 86 $3,208,597,296
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office 67 $3,925,282,785
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 157 $2,261,720,015
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 347 $1,131,200,000
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 101-200) 102 $3,970,462,603
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 701-800) 783 $408,570,001
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office 92 $4,966,230,846
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office 73 $6,271,736,923
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 192 $3,440,422,143
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 499 $1,584,899,833
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 117 $6,357,757,744
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 272 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 263 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 257 64
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the International Box Office 98 104
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the International Box Office 99 104
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the International Box Office 55 151
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 324 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 296 47
Highest Grossing Stars of 2011 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 151 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2012 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 143 87
Highest Grossing Stars of 2013 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 101-200) 105 106
Highest Grossing Stars of 2014 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 467 19
Highest Grossing Stars of 2015 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 419 19
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,165 $1,602,923
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 601-700) 666 $24,154,196
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 201-300) 230 $4,563,029
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 601-700) 624 $40,848
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 42 $83,504,017
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,697 $8,136,973
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 401 $75,002,746
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 101-200) 174 $83,506,851
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 54 $128,058,418
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,095 $9,739,896
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 401-500) 478 $99,156,942
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Comic/Graphic Novel Movies (Rank 201-300) 202 $88,069,880
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Real Life Events Movies (Rank 601-700) 694 $40,848
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale Movies 44 $211,562,435
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 801-900) 825 $113,865,013
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 457 $294,704,988
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 566 $408,570,001
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,933 $1,592,890
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 426 $4,563,029
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 234 $83,504,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 393 $24,164,229
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 601-700) 685 $40,848
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,019 $25,836,301
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 218 $83,506,851
Top International Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 227 $128,058,418
Top International Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 290 $57,303,418
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,401-1,500) 1,430 $27,429,191
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 277 $88,069,880
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Fantasy Movies (Rank 201-300) 226 $211,562,435
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 307 $81,467,647
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Dramatization Movies (Rank 701-800) 753 $40,848
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 290 $83,504,017
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,136 $1,643,771
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 201-300) 293 $28,717,225
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 301-400) 317 $128,058,418
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 701-800) 784 $8,136,973
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies 88 $158,509,597
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 300 $211,562,435
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,060 $9,780,744
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 124 $187,226,822
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 301-400) 346 $113,865,013
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 132 $294,704,988
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 186 $408,570,001


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