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John Ashton

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 16 films, with $883,131,894 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #3,570)
Best-known acting roles: Sgt. Taggart (Beverly Hills Cop), Det. Sgt. John Taggart (Beverly Hills Cop II), Guard Decks (Instinct), Poole (Gone, Baby, Gone), Marvin Dorfler (Midnight Run)
Most productive collaborators: Martin Brest, Eddie Murphy, Lisa Eilbacher, Don Simpson, Steven Berkoff

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting4$309,506,009$138,791,466$448,297,475
Leading1$0$0$0
(Unclassified)11$311,834,419$123,000,000$434,834,419
In Technical RolesExecutive Producer1$0$0$0

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,973 $621,340,428
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 7,601-7,700) 7,617 $261,791,466
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,570 $883,131,894

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


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/18/2015 Uncle John Uncle John  $0 $0 $0
10/19/2007 Gone, Baby, Gone Poole  $20,300,218 $14,051,944 $34,352,162
6/4/1999 Instinct Guard Decks  $34,105,207 $0 $34,105,207
3/27/1998 Meet the Deedles Captain Douglas Pine  $4,356,126 $0 $4,356,126
12/2/1994 Trapped in Paradise Ed Dawson  $6,017,509 $0 $6,017,509
6/29/1994 Little Big League Mac Macnally  $12,124,754 $0 $12,124,754
7/20/1988 Midnight Run Marvin Dorfler  $38,413,606 $43,200,000 $81,613,606
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby Ken  $16,031,707 $0 $16,031,707
5/20/1987 Beverly Hills Cop II Det. Sgt. John Taggart  $153,665,036 $123,000,000 $276,665,036
2/27/1987 Some Kind of Wonderful Cliff Nelson  $18,553,948 $0 $18,553,948
12/19/1986 King Kong Lives Col. Nevitt  $4,711,220 $0 $4,711,220
12/5/1984 Beverly Hills Cop Sgt. Taggart  $234,760,478 $81,539,522 $316,300,000
8/10/1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Acr… Highway Patrolman  $6,300,000 $0 $6,300,000
8/21/1981 Honky Tonk Freeway Otto Kemper  $939,423 $0 $939,423
7/13/1979 Breaking Away Mike's Brother  $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000
10/7/1977 Oh, God! Police Officer  $51,061,196 $0 $51,061,196
Movies: 16Totals:$621,340,428$261,791,466$883,131,894
  Averages:$38,833,777$16,361,967$55,195,743

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
9/18/2015 Uncle John $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $0$0 
 Averages:$00$0$00.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/19/2007 Gone, Baby, Gone $5,501,406 1,713 $20,300,218 $34,352,162 59.1%
7/20/1988 Midnight Run $5,506,290 1,161 $38,413,606 $81,613,606 47.1%
2/5/1988 She's Having a Baby $3,827,520 1,133 $16,031,707 $16,031,707 100.0%
12/5/1984 Beverly Hills Cop $15,214,805 2,006 $234,760,478 $316,300,000 74.2%
Movies: 4Totals:  $309,506,009$448,297,475 
 Averages:$7,512,5051,503$77,376,502$112,074,36970.1%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists



All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
9/18/2015 Uncle John Executive Producer $0 $0 $0
Movies: 1Totals:$0$0$0
  Averages:$0$0$0

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