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Ben Johnson

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 25 films, with $274,635,120 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #12,733)
Best-known acting roles: Hank Murphy (Angels in the Outfield), Mason (Red Dawn), Arthur Cotton (The Evening Star), Jack Beynon (The Getaway), Sheriff Strong (The Hunter)
Most productive collaborators: Lorraine Bracco, Richard Donner, David M. Evans, Goldie Hawn, Adam Baldwin

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading1$7,000,000$0$7,000,000
Supporting1$4,651,977$0$4,651,977
Inverviewee1$308,575$118$308,693
(Unclassified)22$262,674,450$0$262,674,450

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


Featured DVD Review: Something Big

October 7th, 2012

I admit I hadn't heard of Something Big when it arrived on my desk to review. I has certainly heard of its star, Dean Martin, but other than that, I was going in with zero expectations. I did a little research and discovered this oversight wasn't really my fault. It is one of the actor's least well-known films. But is it an undiscovered gem? Or is there a reason so few have heard of it. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
5/30/2008 Bigger, Stronger, Faster* Himself  $308,575 $118 $308,693
12/25/1996 The Evening Star Arthur Cotton  $12,767,815 $0 $12,767,815
7/15/1994 Angels in the Outfield Hank Murphy  $50,236,831 $0 $50,236,831
2/21/1992 Radio Flyer Geronimo Bill  $4,651,977 $0 $4,651,977
3/1/1991 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Jesse Dalton  $3,603,615 $0 $3,603,615
1/1/1987 Cherry 2000 Six-fingered Jake  $14,000 $0 $14,000
10/31/1986 Let's Get Harry Mr. Burck Sr.  $140,980 $0 $140,980
8/10/1984 Red Dawn Mason  $38,900,000 $0 $38,900,000
4/20/1984 Champions Burly Cocks  $200,000 $0 $200,000
11/19/1982 Tex Cole Collins  $7,199,408 $0 $7,199,408
1/1/1980 The Hunter Sheriff Strong  $16,647,800 $0 $16,647,800
1/1/1980 Terror Train Carne, The Train Conductor  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
1/1/1978 The Swarm Felix  $10,000,000 $0 $10,000,000
1/1/1975 Bite the Bullet Mister  $11,000,000 $0 $11,000,000
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express Captain Harlin Tanner  $7,000,000 $0 $7,000,000
12/15/1972 The Getaway Jack Beynon  $36,734,619 $0 $36,734,619
8/2/1972 Junior Bonner   $0 $0 $0
10/8/1971 The Last Picture Show Sam the Lion  $20,505,085 $0 $20,505,085
1/1/1970 Chisum James Pepper  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
6/18/1969 The Wild Bunch Tector Gorch  $509,424 $0 $509,424
1/1/1969 The Undefeated Short Grub  $8,000,000 $0 $8,000,000
8/3/1968 Hang 'em High Marshal Dave Bliss  $6,800,000 $0 $6,800,000
4/7/1965 Major Dundee Sgt. Chillum  $14,873 $0 $14,873
4/24/1953 Shane Chris Calloway  $20,000,000 $0 $20,000,000
1/1/1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Sergeant Tyree  $5,400,000 $0 $5,400,000
Movies: 25Totals:$274,635,002$118$274,635,120
  Averages:$10,985,400$5$10,985,405

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
4/5/1974 The Sugarland Express $0 0 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $7,000,000$7,000,000 
 Averages:$00$7,000,000$7,000,000100.0%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
2/21/1992 Radio Flyer $1,932,595 940 $4,651,977 $4,651,977 100.0%
Movies: 1Totals:  $4,651,977$4,651,977 
 Averages:$1,932,595940$4,651,977$4,651,977100.0%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,601-2,700) 2,653 $7,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 45,901-46,000) 45,948 $4,651,977
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,973 $274,635,002
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,079 $7,000,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 46,501-46,600) 46,572 $308,575
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,533 $274,635,002
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 52,201-52,300) 52,295 $118
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 43,601-43,700) 43,627 $118
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 54,901-55,000) 54,912 $118
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,350 $7,000,000
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 48,601-48,700) 48,627 $4,651,977
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 11,501-11,600) 11,585 $274,635,120
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 6,801-6,900) 6,807 $7,000,000
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 47,901-48,000) 47,915 $308,693
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,701-12,800) 12,733 $274,635,120
Top Domestic Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 973 $7,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for PG Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,022 $7,000,000
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 501-600) 575 $7,000,000
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Universal Movies (Rank 501-600) 577 $7,000,000


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