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William Hurt

Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 30 films, with $2,994,704,321 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #301)
Best-known acting roles: Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross (Captain America: Civil War), Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (The Incredible Hulk), William Marshal (Robin Hood), Edward Walker (The Village), President Ashton (Vantage Point)
Most productive collaborators: Russell Crowe, Ridley Scott, Cate Blanchett, Brian Helgeland, Mark Strong

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting30$1,338,290,927$1,656,413,394$2,994,704,321
Leading21$458,491,322$165,002,616$623,493,938
Narrator1$36,228$0$36,228
Lead Ensemble Member1$8,647$0$8,647
(Unclassified)5$328,268$0$328,268

Career Trend

This graph shows William 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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
4/13/2018 The Miracle Season Ernie Found  $0 $0 $0
12/31/2016 The Last Full Measure   $0 $0 $0
5/6/2016 Captain America: Civil War Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross  $408,084,349 $745,220,146 $1,153,304,495
2/19/2016 Race Jeremiah Mahoney  $19,115,191 $3,062,934 $22,178,125
12/31/2015 The King’s Daughter   $0 $0 $0
9/26/2014 Days and Nights Allison's Brother  $8,647 $0 $8,647
2/14/2014 Winter's Tale Isaac Penn  $12,600,231 $9,868,389 $22,468,620
2/3/2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Julian Rigby  $587,152 $9,920 $597,072
9/6/2013 Fire in the Blood Narrator  $36,228 $0 $36,228
3/29/2013 The Host Jeb  $26,623,701 $37,853,350 $64,477,051
4/13/2012 Late Bloomers Adam  $0 $0 $0
6/7/2011 The Countess Count Gyorgy Thurzo  $0 $0 $0
5/14/2010 Robin Hood William Marshal  $105,269,730 $216,971,858 $322,241,588
2/26/2010 The Yellow Handkerchief   $318,623 $0 $318,623
11/6/2009 Endgame   $9,645 $0 $9,645
11/25/2008 Beautiful Ohio Simon Messerman  $0 $0 $0
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk Gen. Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross  $134,806,913 $130,766,946 $265,573,859
5/9/2008 Noise Mayor Schneer  $16,513 $0 $16,513
2/22/2008 Vantage Point President Ashton  $72,266,306 $78,620,023 $150,886,329
9/21/2007 Into the Wild Walt McCandless  $18,354,356 $38,468,604 $56,822,960
6/1/2007 Mr. Brooks Marshall  $28,476,219 $17,512,793 $45,989,012
12/31/2006 The Legend of Sasquatch John Davis  $0 $0 $0
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd Philip Allen  $59,908,565 $40,000,000 $99,908,565
5/19/2006 The King David  $282,183 $440,927 $723,110
12/31/2005 Neverwas Dr. Peter Reed  $0 $0 $0
11/23/2005 Syriana Stan  $50,824,620 $41,866,339 $92,690,959
9/23/2005 A History of Violence Richie Cusack  $31,493,782 $29,984,015 $61,477,797
7/30/2004 The Village Edward Walker  $114,197,520 $143,444,114 $257,641,634
2/20/2004 The Blue Butterfly Alan Osborne  $1,610,194 $0 $1,610,194
10/11/2002 Tuck Everlasting Angus Tuck  $19,161,999 $182,616 $19,344,615
4/12/2002 Changing Lanes The Sponsor  $66,790,248 $0 $66,790,248
6/29/2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI Professor Hobby  $78,616,689 $157,283,311 $235,900,000
12/17/1999 Sunshine Andor Knorr  $5,095,981 $0 $5,095,981
9/18/1998 One True Thing George Gulden  $23,337,196 $3,371,000 $26,708,196
4/3/1998 Lost In Space John Robinson  $69,117,629 $66,929,688 $136,047,317
3/27/1998 The Proposition Arthur Barret  $1,622,381 $755,147 $2,377,528
2/27/1998 Dark City Inspector Frank Bumstead  $14,435,076 $12,821,985 $27,257,061
12/31/1996 Un divan à New York Henry Harriston  $5,000 $0 $5,000
12/25/1996 Michael Frank Quinlan  $95,345,070 $24,400,000 $119,745,070
4/12/1996 Jane Eyre Rochester  $5,200,601 $0 $5,200,601
6/9/1995 Smoke Paul Benjamin  $8,353,284 $5,500,000 $13,853,284
4/27/1995 Second Best Graham Holt  $86,115 $0 $86,115
9/9/1994 Trial by Jury Tommy Vesey  $6,971,777 $0 $6,971,777
10/1/1993 Mr. Wonderful Tom  $3,125,000 $0 $3,125,000
12/25/1991 Until the End of the World Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee  $752,856 $0 $752,856
7/24/1991 The Doctor Dr. Jack MacKee  $37,497,480 $0 $37,497,480
12/25/1990 Alice Doug  $7,331,647 $0 $7,331,647
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death Harlan James  $15,600,149 $0 $15,600,149
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist Macon  $32,632,000 $0 $32,632,000
4/1/1988 A Time of Destiny Martin Larraneta  $1,212,487 $0 $1,212,487
12/16/1987 Broadcast News Tom Grunnick  $51,249,404 $16,081,905 $67,331,309
10/3/1986 Children of a Lesser God James  $31,853,080 $0 $31,853,080
7/26/1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman Luis Molina  $14,582,182 $0 $14,582,182
12/16/1983 Gorky Park Arkady Renko  $15,900,000 $0 $15,900,000
9/28/1983 The Big Chill Nick  $56,077,501 $0 $56,077,501
8/28/1981 Body Heat Ned Racine  $24,058,000 $0 $24,058,000
2/13/1981 Eyewitness Daryll Deever  $6,400,000 $0 $6,400,000
12/25/1980 Altered States Eddie Jessup  $19,853,892 $0 $19,853,892
Movies: 58Totals:$1,797,155,392$1,821,416,010$3,618,571,402
  Averages:$30,985,438$31,403,724$62,389,162

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/26/2014 Days and Nights $6,003 1 $8,647 $8,647 100.0%
4/13/2012 Late Bloomers $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/25/2008 Beautiful Ohio $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/22/2008 Vantage Point $22,874,936 3,163 $72,266,306 $150,886,329 47.9%
12/31/2006 The Legend of Sasquatch $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
2/20/2004 The Blue Butterfly $228,509 73 $1,610,194 $1,610,194 100.0%
9/18/1998 One True Thing $6,606,455 1,636 $23,337,196 $26,708,196 87.4%
4/3/1998 Lost In Space $20,154,919 3,306 $69,117,629 $136,047,317 50.8%
12/31/1996 Un divan à New York $0 0 $5,000 $5,000 100.0%
4/27/1995 Second Best $0 0 $86,115 $86,115 100.0%
12/25/1991 Until the End of the World $0 0 $752,856 $752,856 100.0%
7/24/1991 The Doctor $0 958 $37,497,480 $37,497,480 100.0%
12/23/1988 The Accidental Tourist $0 954 $32,632,000 $32,632,000 100.0%
4/1/1988 A Time of Destiny $0 0 $1,212,487 $1,212,487 100.0%
12/16/1987 Broadcast News $0 848 $51,249,404 $67,331,309 76.1%
10/3/1986 Children of a Lesser God $1,909,084 544 $31,853,080 $31,853,080 100.0%
7/26/1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman $55,962 222 $14,582,182 $14,582,182 100.0%
12/16/1983 Gorky Park $1,290,754 631 $15,900,000 $15,900,000 100.0%
9/28/1983 The Big Chill $3,662,152 832 $56,077,501 $56,077,501 100.0%
8/28/1981 Body Heat $564,593 814 $24,058,000 $24,058,000 100.0%
2/13/1981 Eyewitness $0 0 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 100.0%
12/25/1980 Altered States $174,650 3 $19,853,892 $19,853,892 100.0%
Movies: 22Totals:  $458,499,969$623,502,585 
 Averages:$2,614,910636$20,840,908$28,341,02792.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
5/6/2016 Captain America: Civil War $179,139,142 4,226 $408,084,349 $1,153,304,495 35.4%
2/19/2016 Race $7,353,922 2,387 $19,115,191 $22,178,125 86.2%
2/14/2014 Winter's Tale $7,297,694 2,965 $12,600,231 $22,468,620 56.1%
2/3/2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby $77,181 139 $587,152 $597,072 98.3%
3/29/2013 The Host $10,600,112 3,202 $26,623,701 $64,477,051 41.3%
6/7/2011 The Countess $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
5/14/2010 Robin Hood $36,063,385 3,505 $105,269,730 $322,241,588 32.7%
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk $55,414,050 3,508 $134,806,913 $265,573,859 50.8%
5/9/2008 Noise $3,687 2 $16,513 $16,513 100.0%
9/21/2007 Into the Wild $212,440 660 $18,354,356 $56,822,960 32.3%
6/1/2007 Mr. Brooks $10,017,067 2,453 $28,476,219 $45,989,012 61.9%
12/22/2006 The Good Shepherd $10,033,960 2,250 $59,908,565 $99,908,565 60.0%
5/19/2006 The King $8,927 16 $282,183 $723,110 39.0%
12/31/2005 Neverwas $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
11/23/2005 Syriana $374,502 1,775 $50,824,620 $92,690,959 54.8%
9/23/2005 A History of Violence $515,992 1,348 $31,493,782 $61,477,797 51.2%
7/30/2004 The Village $50,746,142 3,733 $114,197,520 $257,641,634 44.3%
10/11/2002 Tuck Everlasting $5,268,764 1,460 $19,161,999 $19,344,615 99.1%
4/12/2002 Changing Lanes $17,128,062 2,642 $66,790,248 $66,790,248 100.0%
6/29/2001 Artificial Intelligence: AI $29,352,630 3,242 $78,616,689 $235,900,000 33.3%
12/17/1999 Sunshine $0 153 $5,095,981 $5,095,981 100.0%
3/27/1998 The Proposition $61,560 62 $1,622,381 $2,377,528 68.2%
2/27/1998 Dark City $5,576,953 1,754 $14,435,076 $27,257,061 53.0%
12/25/1996 Michael $17,435,711 2,325 $95,345,070 $119,745,070 79.6%
4/12/1996 Jane Eyre $269,929 180 $5,200,601 $5,200,601 100.0%
6/9/1995 Smoke $70,744 128 $8,353,284 $13,853,284 60.3%
9/9/1994 Trial by Jury $2,855,852 1,401 $6,971,777 $6,971,777 100.0%
10/1/1993 Mr. Wonderful $0 0 $3,125,000 $3,125,000 100.0%
12/25/1990 Alice $0 0 $7,331,647 $7,331,647 100.0%
4/6/1990 I Love You to Death $4,014,640 1,095 $15,600,149 $15,600,149 100.0%
Movies: 30Totals:  $1,338,290,927$2,994,704,321 
 Averages:$14,996,4351,554$44,609,698$99,823,47769.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 351 $458,499,969
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 236 $1,338,290,927
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 209 $1,797,155,392
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 274 $1,075,741,233
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 32,501-32,600) 32,548 $26,659,929
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 307 $1,797,155,392
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 901-1,000) 920 $165,002,616
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 378 $1,656,413,394
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 301-400) 385 $1,821,416,010
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 297 $1,541,745,326
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 24,501-24,600) 24,548 $37,853,350
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 518 $1,821,416,010
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 501-600) 566 $623,502,585
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 301 $2,994,704,321
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 271 $3,618,571,402
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 276 $2,617,486,559
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 27,901-28,000) 27,908 $64,513,279
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 385 $3,618,571,402
Highest Grossing Stars of 1980 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 124 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 1981 at the Domestic Box Office 18 136
Highest Grossing Stars of 1982 at the Domestic Box Office 13 136
Highest Grossing Stars of 1983 at the Domestic Box Office 7 213
Highest Grossing Stars of 1984 at the Domestic Box Office 20 144
Highest Grossing Stars of 1985 at the Domestic Box Office 21 191
Highest Grossing Stars of 1986 at the Domestic Box Office 36 116
Highest Grossing Stars of 1987 at the Domestic Box Office 24 199
Highest Grossing Stars of 1988 at the Domestic Box Office 13 219
Highest Grossing Stars of 1989 at the Domestic Box Office 36 150
Highest Grossing Stars of 1990 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 110 67
Highest Grossing Stars of 1991 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 107 66
Highest Grossing Stars of 1992 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 112 66
Highest Grossing Stars of 1993 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 103 66
Highest Grossing Stars of 1998 at the Domestic Box Office 72 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 1999 at the Domestic Box Office 81 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Domestic Box Office 73 95
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 201 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 240 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 275 58
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the International Box Office 99 76
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 202 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 237 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 258 52
Highest Grossing Stars of 2000 at the Worldwide Box Office 81 90
Highest Grossing Stars of 2008 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 211 54
Highest Grossing Stars of 2009 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 246 54
Highest Grossing Stars of 2010 at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 201-300) 277 54
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 301-400) 364 $205,266,405
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 201-300) 218 $143,811,397
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 147 $69,117,629
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 68 $31,853,080
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Musical or Opera Movies 48 $1,212,487
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 701-800) 737 $94,701,928
Top International Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 806 $3,371,000
Top International Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 136 $66,929,688
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 501-600) 532 $299,968,333
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 301-400) 389 $147,182,397
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on TV Movies (Rank 101-200) 146 $136,047,317
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Play Movies 86 $31,853,080
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Musical or Opera Movies 57 $1,212,487
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 201-300) 254 $451,260,998
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 601-700) 676 $165,002,616
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 401-500) 420 $616,263,614
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $362,280,830
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 101-200) 180 $88,971,521
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,180 $8,647
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 501-600) 524 $98,072,928
Top International Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 233 $66,929,688
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 253 $460,353,758
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 201-300) 216 $155,901,209
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Historical Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,269 $8,647
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 616 $69,117,629
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 201-300) 271 $107,335,552
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 101-200) 123 $158,624,619
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 115 $96,324,306
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 219 $19,853,892
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 601-700) 666 $5,000
Top International Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 674 $66,929,688
Top International Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 501-600) 593 $16,081,905
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 970 $3,371,000
Top International Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 149 $78,620,023
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Adventure Movies (Rank 601-700) 661 $136,047,317
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Comedy Movies (Rank 301-400) 361 $123,417,457
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 201-300) 229 $161,995,619
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Thriller/Suspense Movies (Rank 101-200) 128 $174,944,329
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Horror Movies (Rank 201-300) 280 $19,853,892
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Romantic Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 704 $5,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 301-400) 392 $178,881,415
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 201-300) 290 $130,669,101
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 727 $34,242,194
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,699 $8,647
Top International Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 501-600) 501 $145,549,711
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 801-900) 886 $19,452,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG-13 Movies (Rank 401-500) 443 $324,431,126
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 401-500) 487 $150,122,006
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 701-800) 784 $34,242,194
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Not Rated Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,108 $8,647
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 301-400) 340 $76,630,007
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 449 $37,497,480
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 459 $23,337,196
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 151 $129,556,294
Top Domestic Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 338 $57,649,404
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 301-400) 370 $31,853,080
Top International Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 422 $3,371,000
Top International Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 201-300) 228 $78,620,023
Top International Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 401-500) 402 $16,081,905
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Warner Bros. Movies (Rank 401-500) 476 $76,630,007
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Walt Disney Movies (Rank 401-500) 492 $37,497,480
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 401-500) 473 $26,708,196
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 101-200) 197 $208,176,317
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for 20th Century Fox Movies (Rank 301-400) 381 $73,731,309
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Paramount Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 401 $31,853,080


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